Posts Tagged ‘music’

Don’t Worry Baby

October 23, 2021

“‘Don’t Worry Baby,” written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian, recorded by Ronnie Spector, 1999. Originally recorded by The Beach Boys in 1964.

Ronnie Spector website

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Lookin’ For a Love

October 23, 2021

“Lookin’ For A Love,” written by J. W. Alexander and Zelda Samuels, recorded by the J. Geils Band, 1971. Originally recorded by The Valentinos in 1962.

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Everybody’s Talkin’

October 23, 2021

“Everybody’s Talkin’,” written by Fred Neil, recorded by Patty Larkin, 1999.

Patty Larkin website

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Ye Wench Jolene

October 23, 2021

The tale of ye wench yclept “Jolene,” penned by Dolly Parton, rendered by Hildegard von Blingin’ in the Year of Our Lord MMXX.

Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Jolene
I beg of thee, pray take not my lord
Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Jolene
I fear, from thee, ‘twould take naught but a word

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Leslie Bricusse, 1931 – 2021

October 21, 2021

“Pure Imagination,” performed by Casey Abrams, 2021

Grammy and Oscar-winning songwriter Leslie Bricusse died on Tuesday. He was 90 years old. His many songs include “Pure Imagination,” which he wrote with Anthony Newley.

“When talking of Pure Imagination earlier this year, Bricusse said: ‘It’s a good thought for people, especially young people, to carry with them through life. You’ll be free if you truly wish to be at the end is, to me, the most important line ….. It’s a reflective thought on how to make a life work.’”

— “Leslie Bricusse, songwriter behind Goldfinger and Willy Wonka, dies at 90,” Benjamin Lee, The Guardian

Obituary here

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Stand For Myself

October 17, 2021

“Stand For Myself,” written by Yolanda Claire Quartey, Dan Auerbach, Natalie Hemby, and Hannah Vasanth, recorded by Yola, 2021. Video directed by Allister Ann.

Yola website

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Big Foot

October 17, 2021

“Big Foot,” by Chickenfoot, 2011. Video directed by Zan Passante and Jon Hill. Sammy Hagar (vocals), Joe Satriani (guitar), Michael Anthony (bass), Chad Smith (drums).

Chickenfoot website

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Lookin’ For A Love

October 17, 2021

“Lookin’ For A Love,” written by J. W. Alexander and Zelda Samuels, recorded by The Valentinos, 1962. Lead vocalist: Bobby Womack.

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Over in the Gloryland

October 17, 2021

“Over in the Gloryland,” written by James W. Acuff and Emmett Dean, recorded by The Stanley Brothers, 1959.

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Run Sinner Run

October 17, 2021

“Run Sinner Run,” recorded by The Heavenly Echoes of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1972.

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