Tag Archives: folk music

Falls

Lyrics available HERE. Unfortunately, John Prine is currently in critical condition battling the coronavirus. He had part of a lung removed several years ago as treatment for cancer, so he is at a particularly high risk. You can follow his wife’s Twitter account for updates, HERE.

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It is not he or she or them or it that you belong to…

I wish that Bob Dylan’s songs had to be introduced with a little history lesson to explain what he was upset about. But they don’t.  Things haven’t really changed all that much. Full lyrics available HERE.

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Full of Meanness

Of The Empire by Mary Oliver We will be known as a culture that feared death and adored power, that tried to vanquish insecurity for the few and cared little for the penury of the many. We will be known as a culture that taught and rewarded the amassing of things, that spoke little if …

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This is the bridge, and it’s really exciting!

This amused me probably more than it should have, but you have to be Of A Certain Age to really appreciate it. 😀 Full lyrics HERE.

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Life is beautiful, life is wonderous…

This’ll cheer you up. Full lyrics HERE.

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Don’t you ever give up the fight…

Folk singer Hoyt Axton (who wrote the song) and Linda Ronstadt are singing in the background. Full lyrics HERE.

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It is not he or she or them or it that you belong to…

It really reads better as a poem than as a song.  Full lyrics HERE.

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Billion Year Old Carbon

  Full lyrics HERE. This version, just James Taylor and his guitar, is the most beautiful I’ve ever heard.

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Pete’s Smile

I have the album, and always enjoyed the story and the song, but didn’t know there was a film of it.

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Wake Up

“You cannot live without dying. You cannot live if you do not die psychologically every minute. This is not an intellectual paradox. To live completely, wholly, every day as if it were a new loveliness, there must be dying to everything of yesterday, otherwise you live mechanically, and a mechanical mind can never know what …

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I promise you

Sunshine, come on back another day, I promise you I’ll be singing This old world, she’s gonna turn around, brand new bells will be ringing… Full lyrics HERE.  Jonathan Edwards is still touring and putting out albums, and is on the web HERE.

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Midnight Rider

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