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Song Lyric Sunday 12/30/18 — Ding Dong, Ding Dong by George Harrison

image link Helen Vahdati’s Song Lyric Sunday most excellent prompt for today is “new”. from wikipedia: “Ding Dong, Ding Dong” is a song by English musician George Harrison, written as a New Year’s Eve singalong and released in December 1974 on his album Dark Horse. It was the album’s lead single in Britain and some… Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday 12/30/18 — Ding Dong, Ding Dong by George Harrison

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Song Lyric Sunday — Pearl Jam’s Bee Girl

Album cover from Blind Melon’s 1992 self-titled album Helen’s Theme for Song Lyric Sunday this week is Girls. Lost Dogs is a double-disc collection of Pearl Jam B-sides and other released and unreleased rarities that were recorded between 1991 and 2003. Lost Dogs was released on 11/11/03. The song “Bee Girl” is a tribute to… Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday — Pearl Jam’s Bee Girl

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Song Lyric Sunday — Danny Boy

image link and more info about the song Although there were several good choices for Song Lyric Sunday’s theme of boys, I chose this one.  My firstborn is named after it and it is one that makes me cry every time I hear it sung right. Joe Feeney, who sang many beautiful Irish tunes on… Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday — Danny Boy

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Song Lyric Sunday — Last Shift

image link The theme for Song Lyric Sunday is last. In my search for the chosen song, I ran across this one. Had never heard it before, but I absolutely LOVE Richard Thompson, as a songwriter, singer, and guitarist. This is a very sad and political song. I dedicate it to Coal Miners and Their… Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday — Last Shift

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Novelty Song Friday #10 — “Upminster Kid,” by Kilburn and the High Roads

Per wikipedia: Ian Robins Dury (12 May 1942 – 27 March 2000) was an English singer-songwriter and actor who rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. He died from colorectal cancer. Kilburn and the High Roads were a British pub rock band formed by Ian Dury… Continue reading Novelty Song Friday #10 — “Upminster Kid,” by Kilburn and the High Roads

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#SLS — 2nd song — The Leader of the Band — Dan Fogelberg — Happy Father’s Day

Jim Adams is the appreciated host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: our prompt for this week is Dad/Father/Barbecue.  Here are the “rules”: Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. Please try to include the songwriter(s) – it’s a good idea to give credit where credit is due. Make… Continue reading #SLS — 2nd song — The Leader of the Band — Dan Fogelberg — Happy Father’s Day

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SLS — The Catfish Song by Townes VanZandt

Jim Adams is the host for today’s Song Lyric Sunday. Today’s theme is a good one: “River/Stream/Creek/Brook”  per wikipedia:  “The Catfish Song” is from the album, “At My Window”, an album released by… Townes Van Zandt in 1987. This was Van Zandt’s first studio album in the nine years that followed 1978’s Flyin’ Shoes, and… Continue reading SLS — The Catfish Song by Townes VanZandt

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#SLS — “Heart of Gold,” by Neil Young

Jim Adams is the harp-loving host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have something totally different where you are supposed to find a song with a harmonica in it and hopefully this will fit for everyone. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it… Continue reading #SLS — “Heart of Gold,” by Neil Young

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#SLS — “White Room,” by Cream

Jim Adams is the music-loving aficionado host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have the accumulation related prompts of Acquire/Collect/Gather/Secure and hopefully this will fit for everyone. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does not… Continue reading #SLS — “White Room,” by Cream

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#SLS — “Heaven,” by Talking Heads

Jim Adams is the music-touting host of Song Lyric Sunday.  This week, Jim says: This week we have the oxymoron related prompts of Different/Same and hopefully this will fit for everyone. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does… Continue reading #SLS — “Heaven,” by Talking Heads