Tag Archives: music

Stuck In A Moment

A few times a week my wife Mona texts out a “question of the day” to all her friends.  The most recent one was, “What is your superpower?” Most people demurred or responded with a joke.  My answer was, “I can do things even when I don’t want to.”  I’ve lived with depression my whole …

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Ted Hawkins

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Johnny Winter

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The Sunshine and the Shadows

Full lyrics HERE.

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Hey windowpane, do you remember?

Full lyrics HERE. That opening is just amazing.  It almost seems like the vocals are fighting against the percussion, and losing, but then the other instruments join in…

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If happiness had a sound track…

 

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Just For Today

George’s widow Olivia Harrison said that this song is her favorite of his. Someone on YouTube pointed out that it has two separate guitar solos, which I suppose is the sort of thing that happens when the lead guitarist writes the song.  What I always enjoyed about it is that it seems like something from …

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Gentle People with Flowers In Their Hair

Most of the lyrics are HERE, but he adds a few additional verses.

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You Are Part of Everything

“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.

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Welcome to Happy Hour

He sounds a lot like Bob Seger. doesn’t he?

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I’ll be coming home soon…

The studio version is available HERE, but I really like this one apparently filmed by a fan.  You can see how the man almost disappears, becoming a conduit for music and emotion to flow through. He was amazing. Full lyrics available HERE.

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But I remember everything.

When he sings, “Everyone I know goes away, in the end,” he shows a photograph of his mother.  That’s a detail I hadn’t noticed before. Full lyrics HERE. • As an aside, when he and June were filming this video they went outside to a nearby bus stop during one of their breaks to talk …

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