Tag Archives: country music

It isn’t raining rain, you know…

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.

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That fence is too high…

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.)

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All the mountains and the rivers And the valleys can’t compare…

Full lyrics HERE.

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This.

“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 …

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I can’t quit, I’m a star!

This’ll make you happy: Full lyrics HERE.

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After All This Time

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.

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Seminole Wind

Full lyrics available HERE.  (James Taylor also has a nice version that you can listen to HERE.)

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“The mistakes were the very best part.”

I really like the lyrics to this. And my first date with Mona was to a Bellamy Brother’s concert, so there’s that.  🙂

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Gin and Juice

This fascinates me.  I wonder if Snoop is proud or horrified?

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Jamaica Farewell

I was looking for Harry Belafonte’s version, but stumbled across this one and was enraptured.

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Miley

It’s a shame that the spectacle is starting to overshadow the talent, because there’s a lot of talent there.

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Marty

Did you know that Marty Robbins was a successful NASCAR driver with six top-ten finishes? Even though he had 18 Number One hits, twelve of which he wrote himself, I will think of him from now on as a Race Car Driver who sang a little bit on the side.

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