What’s in the Words

What’s In The Words: Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young’s “Ohio”

“Tin soldiers and Nixon coming, We’re finally on our own. This summer I hear the drumming, Four dead in Ohio. – “Ohio” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young[/lastfm] Like shattering glass waking you from […]

05/04/2011

What’s In The Words: Reunion’s “Life Is A Rock”

“[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]B. B. Bumble and the Stingers[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mott the Hoople[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ray Charles[/lastfm] Singers [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lonnie Mack[/lastfm] and twangin’ Eddy, here’s my ring we’re goin’ steady…” – “Life Is a Rock” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Reunion[/lastfm] […]

04/16/2011

What’s In The Words: The Bee Gees’ “How Deep Is Your Love”

I know your eyes in the morning sun I feel you touch me in the pouring rain And the moment that you wander far from me I wanna feel you in my arms again. — […]

04/14/2011

What’s In The Words: John Mellencamp’s “Jackie Brown”

Is this your wife, Jackie Brown? With sad blue eyes, walking on eggshells so you don’t see her frown. Is this your family, Jackie Brown? I once heard[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] John Mellencamp [/lastfm]say that his song, […]

03/17/2011

What’s In The Words: Aztec Two-Step’s “Highway Song”

“The gate was closing, the sun was folding Her hand was waving me good-bye Remember me to the highway signs The colored lights and the highway signs Remember me to my friends so kind Tell […]

03/10/2011

What’s In The Words: Paul Simon’s “Silence”

“And the sign said, “The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls And tenement halls.” – “The Sounds Of Silence” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Simon and Garfunkel[/lastfm] I grew up watching New York City […]

03/08/2011

What’s In The Words: “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”

“Back with my wife in Tennessee, when one day she called to me “Virgil, quick, come see, there go the Robert E.Lee” Now I don’t mind choppin’ wood, and I don’t care if the money’s […]

03/07/2011

What’s In The Words: “One Time, One Night” By Los Lobos

“A wise man was telling stories to me About the places he had been to And the things that he had seen A quiet voice is singing something to me An age old song about […]

02/18/2011

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