Tag Archives: live music
Mona and I got to see John Fogerty perform last night, but had the misfortune to be seated next to a pair of Christian fanatics. They believed that the song Don’t You Wish It Was True was an affront to their faith, and had bought a ticket specifically to heckle him when he sang it. …
“Dear Prudence” is one of my favorite Beatles’ songs, and it turns out to have been a favorite of Jerry Garcia, too. Full lyrics HERE.
Harry Belafonte was a favorite of my mother’s. While in college in the 50s, she sneaked off to see him perform live. She had most of his albums, and now I have them. Full lyrics HERE.
Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right… Full lyrics at The Annotated Grateful Dead.
It really reads better as a poem than as a song. Full lyrics HERE.
Full lyrics HERE. This version, just James Taylor and his guitar, is the most beautiful I’ve ever heard.
I had never heard of Pearl Jam, never heard of Eddie Vedder, but then I saw him perform this on television– and never forgot it, or him. Full lyrics HERE.
The way we live is running scared; I don’t like it much, “All things come to he who waits,” but these days most things suck. Full lyrics HERE. I enjoy passionate people. I’m not loud, I’m not extroverted, I live a very different life than Lemmy did– but I’m really glad the world has people …