Dolores O'Riordan died suddenly, and too soon at age 47. She had an amazing, compelling voice. https://youtu.be/dszeCuSKxLg In a record store. Wow. https://youtu.be/0XEnvbTtR3s That kind of beautiful voice....man...it's dusty in here.
https://youtu.be/iIL5_G3d2QI Epic Last time I was sober, man I felt bad. Was the worst hangover I ever had. It took six hamburgers, scotch all night, nicotine for breakfast to put me right...
I'm sitting here, typing. Listening to tunes. We count our blessings one by oneYet we have forgotten how to giveIt seems that we don't want to faceAll the hungry and homeless who struggle to liveBut heaven is watching tonightTugging at our hearts to do what's rightWho Will Save the Children, Randy Stonehill If you want … Continue reading Tugging at the Heart
When I first heard this song on his album, I figured it was a goofy country song. You know, wife left me and took the dog kind of thing. https://youtu.be/jK_9ppta_M0 Turns out it wasn't. On the live CD, Emmylou Harris tells how she loves Mark Knopfler's songs. There's always a story. When they were prepping … Continue reading Sunday Music, on Saturday.
https://youtu.be/yFwo80A1owI It's a dumb recording, but you can't find a live version to save your life Can you see a millennial pansy even being able to come up with those lyrics, no matter how much Starbucks they drink? Boss Man Boss Man what do ya sayI gotta get you alone in the mine some dayBoss … Continue reading Sunday Music
https://youtu.be/YT_63UntRJE?t=773 OK, Screw it if I've posted this before. The second movement of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A will rip your soul out and take it for a ride. Especially if the soloist is a woman that is very, very close looking to your daughter, who you've heard play this piece a few hundred times.
This was at thing in my misguided youth... https://youtu.be/7Zh5oMJo3co If you haven't heard Little Feat's "Waiting for Columbus" you gotta get it. They recorded that album live at "the Bayou" in Georgetown DC, where I've spent many, many a night. The DJ that introduced them, "Cerphe" was a fixture in the DC area radio scene. … Continue reading Sunday Music
https://youtu.be/Nu4tjTyqbho An amazing rendition. Do you think there's a soul under 40 that could even dream of those lyrics? or even the situation that caused the song to be crafted in the first place? BB King's voice is epic. I can't think of another singer with that tenor and power. And the dude's what? Over … Continue reading Sunday Music
When I had facebook, this video would hit my feed about every week. And I'd watch it through each time. https://youtu.be/8L82II1lNjo Masters. You're looking an masters playing. Look how seamlessly they pass leads back and forth. The older voice of Steve Winwood makes the song even better than it was back in the day. It's … Continue reading Sunday Music
I was surfing on Amazon the other day and hit a documentary on Gordon Lightfoot. Wow. Words fail. When I hear songs and lyrics, and learn what they were about and why they were written, they stick. And this dude has many over a very long career. Boss Man Boss Man what do ya sayI … Continue reading Wow. Who knew?