Tag Archives: 80s
This was not a big hit (or even a small one) for Joe Cocker, but it’s one of my favorites; just a sweet, gentle love song: Full lyrics HERE.
When I was growing up the local pizza place, DeLios, had a jukebox, and I would always bring a few dimes to play this song. If I hadn’t told you it’s by ZZ Top you might think it’s a Bob Seger song. The vocal style is similar. (Of course, if you’re not Of A Certain …
Lyrically, I think this is one of the Grateful Dead’s very best. You can read them HERE.
One of the best duets of all time. Full lyrics HERE.
“Enlightenment is not something you achieve. It is the absence of something. All your life you have been going forward after something, pursuing some goal. Enlightenment is dropping all that.” ~Charlotte Joko Beck And that reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.
This song is absolutely beautiful and completely ridiculous. Full lyrics HERE.
If you ever meet a man who claims to have been the accordion player in Aerosmith, he might not be lying. Full lyrics HERE.
“You could be intimidated by him, his height and thinness and black-clad persona and sunglasses, but if he pushed his sunglasses onto the bridge of his nose, you saw his turquoise eyes, and when he looked at you and smiled, it was like, ‘Oh my God, the sun came out!’” ~Paulina Porizkova, about her late …
I remember the first time I heard Teen Angel as a kid, on the radio. It was so ridiculously over-the-top that I burst out laughing, certain that everyone was in on the joke– then turned to see my little sister, tears streaming down her face, glaring at me as if I were some kind of …