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: Elvis Costello's "Indoor Fireworks"

“Indoor fireworks, can still burn your fingers Indoor fireworks, we swore we were safe as houses They’re not so spectacular, they don’t burn up in the sky But they can dazzle or delight or bring […]

03/31/2011

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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