Tag Archives: music

Happy

The lyrics aren’t exactly progressive: If you want to be happy for the rest of your life Never make a pretty woman your wife So for my personal point of view Get an ugly girl to marry you But it’s such a playful and happy song that it’s still fun to listen to. Full lyrics …

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Prudence

Prudence was a real person who was going through a bad time, and John Lennon wrote this song to cheer her up. It’s one of my favorite Beatles’ songs.

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Don’t you ever give up the fight…

Full lyrics HERE.

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Moments of Transcendence

“He walked slowly down the center aisle, and not wanting to open the door until the very last minute for fear of losing the precious heat, he walked to the window at the left of the door and stepped without expectation into one of those moments that is suspended between time and space and lingers …

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One Day

There aren’t a lot of Orthodox Jewish reggae singers.  Matisyahu may well be the only one. I really like the lyrics to this song, which you can read online HERE.

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I’m All Shook Up

Billy Joel does an excellent cover version of this old Elvis Presley song.

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Don’t Cheat on Cher

Two songs about trysts gone horribly wrong:   Full lyrics HERE.   Full lyrics HERE.

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Brokedown Palace

Lyrically, I think this is one of the Grateful Dead’s very best.  You can read them HERE.

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I’m gonna be new again…

I love this song by Norwegian group Kakkmaddafakka.  On the chorus they sound quite a bit like Harry Nilsson. Full lyrics HERE.

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Leave a Note, Take a Letter

“Grab your coat, leave a note, and run away with me.” ~William Chapman And that reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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Fortune Teller

Full lyrics HERE. The weird, almost-reggae beat takes a verse or two to get in sync with, but it’s one of my favorite covers of this song. It’s just a sweet, romantic little song.  I hope you like it.

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Our World

This is just a lovely little song. Full lyrics HERE.

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