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Alright

Full lyrics HERE.

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Backup Band

 There have been at least four albums where Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were essentially the backup band for somebody else: The Missing Years by John Prine Unchained by Johnny Cash American III:  Solitary Man by Johnny Cash Mystery Girl by Roy Orbison They also backed up Joe Cocker on a Rick Rubin produced album, …

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Thunder

  And that, of course, reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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I’m Just

The song is just okay, but I love the fifteen-second drum solo at the beginning. Full lyrics HERE.

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What’s So Funny?

I don’t think getting a laugh is a good enough reason to be unkind. Comedian Tim Hawkins has done a bit for years where he mocks vegans.  He perpetuates the stereotype that we’re all weak and dizzy, and makes it clear that we are not at all like the “normal” people in his audience who …

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For Something Like a Second

And the blessings come from heaven And for something like a second I’m cured and my heart Is at ease… Full lyrics HERE.

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Shake

“And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.”  ~Matthew 10:14 And that reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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I Hope I’m Stoned

I love that it has the feel of a traditional gospel song.  Full lyrics HERE.

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Georgia x 3

 Three songs with “Georgia” in the title: Georgia (YouTube)(Lyrics) Georgia On My Mind (YouTube)(Lyrics) Sweet Georgia Brown (YouTube)(Lyrics)

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Going On

  And that, of course, reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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17

I first heard this song on the radio in the 70s.  I don’t think you’ll hear a 17-minute rock opus on the radio today. It’s a love song from Adam to Eve, in the Garden of Eden.  Promising to be true seems like a pretty easy promise to keep when there are only two people …

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There is nothin’ fair in this world…

Full lyrics HERE, but they’re kind of nonsensical. You can safely skip them without fear of missing some subtle nuance. Moving on. There were two times in my life that I tried, really tried, to fit in with a conventional office job.  It didn’t work out either time.  There are economic advantages to being a …

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