Photo credits: yahoo.com This is great news for such a talented band with a great song and music video! One of my all time favorite videos, it has such a fun but romantic vibe, filled with the vocals of Morten Harket who can hit those high notes like with ease. Iconic hit "Take on … Continue reading A-HA – “Take on Me!” Music Video Hits One Billion Views on YouTube!
Photo credit: yahoo.com Music is an essential part of life and the history of music is inseparable from the history of technology. If you could measure the Isley Brothers on a scale from 1 – 10, they would certainly measure a 10 and then some. These brothers not only had singing talent, but could … Continue reading The Isley Brothers – “Who’s That Lady?”
Photo credit: yahoo.com Kenny Rogers was a Suave Texan with a mellow, raspy voice. I always considered him one of my favorite Country singers with hit after hit and a career that began in 1958 and supplied his audiences with well-crafted pop songs possessing country flavor. I have many favorite songs by Kenny but am … Continue reading Kenny Rogers – “You Decorated My Life”
Photo credit: yahoo.com I sat and listened to Dickey Lee's version of this song, and found it to be quite nice and country. It almost seemed to be a little too slow, but that could also be because I have always heard Austin Roberts version, so for my own listening pleasure, my preference is the … Continue reading Austin Roberts – “Rocky”
Photo credit: https://images.search.yahoo.com When you take a look back at the 80's, and all of the great singers and song writer's from that era, it is hard to believe that it's been 32 years since this song was released. I remember it like it was yesterday and I remember how it was played over and … Continue reading Boy Meets Girl – “Waiting For a Star to Fall”
Louise-Rose-Étiennette Gérard, known as Rosemonde Gérard (April 5, 1871, Paris – July 8, 1953, Paris) was a French poet and playwright. She was the wife of Edmond Rostand (1868–1918, author of Cyrano de Bergerac), and was a granddaughter of Étienne Maurice Gérard, who was a Marshal and a Prime Minister of France. When you are … Continue reading “The Eternal Song”- Poem by Rosemonde Gerard – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo credit: https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images When I hear the song “My Maria,” I immediately think, Wow, this song is about the true love a guy had for his girl and how every thought of her puts him in a happy place! B.W. Stevenson (B.W. = "Buck Wheat") was a singer/songwriter from Dallas, Texas who died in 1988 … Continue reading B.W. Stevenson – “My Maria”
Photo credit: https://images.search.yahoo.com If there was ever a person that was born with a guitar in their hand, people would honestly think it was Rosetta Tharpe. A natural guitar player and incredible Gospel, Blues and Rock and Roll singer. This woman put the rock and the roll in music. As you watch the videos of … Continue reading The Mother of Rock and Roll, “Sister Rosetta Tharpe!”
Photo credit: https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images Listed as one of the greatest songs ever written, "Paint it Black" is a song that takes you from point A to point Z on the radar as far as Mick Jagger’s high pitched and vocal range and Keith Richard’s amazing guitar riffs, and the band delivers and doesn’t hold back … Continue reading The Rolling Stones – “Paint it Black”
Photo credits:https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images The 70’s were something special and oh what fun it was to hear the latest songs released. I still remember when this song hit the radio and all of the teenagers as well as adults went wild! I can still remember some of the funky dances back then, even though I was never … Continue reading Eddie Kendrick’s – “Keep on Truckin”