Tag Archives: country music
A happy little song, written in 1921, that you can sing to cheer yourself up whenever you need to. You can read a little about it at Wikipedia, and read the lyrics HERE.
It’s not a very good video, really, so close your eyes and let your imagination make its own. Full lyrics HERE. (As an aside: I wish Johnny Paycheck were alive to do a cover version.)
“Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment. This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of garbage, every breath. Every moment is the guru.” ~Joko Beck Which …
Somebody told me once that “Country music is how white people sing the blues.” That’s truer for some songs than for others. Full lyrics HERE.
Full lyrics available HERE. (James Taylor also has a nice version that you can listen to HERE.)
I really like the lyrics to this. And my first date with Mona was to a Bellamy Brother’s concert, so there’s that. 🙂
I was looking for Harry Belafonte’s version, but stumbled across this one and was enraptured.
It’s a shame that the spectacle is starting to overshadow the talent, because there’s a lot of talent there.