Harry Chapin – “Taxi”

In this world, there are now and were people in the past who could use their unique writing skills to write song lyrics, poetry, stories, movies, and/or plays that would energize the imagination to a point that would make one feel as though they were bearing witness to the story being told. You could imagine … Continue reading Harry Chapin – “Taxi”

Judy Collins – “Both Sides Now”

"Both Sides, Now" is one of the best-known songs of Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. First recorded by Judy Collins, it appeared on the US singles chart during the fall of 1968. The next year it was included on Mitchell's album Clouds (which was named after a lyric from the song). It has since been recorded by dozens of artists, … Continue reading Judy Collins – “Both Sides Now”

Phil Lynott & Julie Covington – “The Spirit of Man” – Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of H. G. Wells, “The War Of the Worlds”

Now here's a great song from the movie War of the Worlds," with the great voices of Julie Covington and the late Phil Lynott. This is such a masterpiece taken from a movie and turned into a musical. I love this song in It is so refreshing to hear Lynott's voice singing other music than … Continue reading Phil Lynott & Julie Covington – “The Spirit of Man” – Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of H. G. Wells, “The War Of the Worlds”

Donny Hathaway – “Little Ghetto Boy”

Donny feeling the music

A little Donny Hathaway on this Wednesday, January 20, 2021.   Song Lyrics -    Little ghetto boy, playing in the ghetto street Whatcha' gonna do when you grow up And have to face responsibility? Will you spend your days and nights in a pool room? Will you sell caps of madness to the neighborhood? … Continue reading Donny Hathaway – “Little Ghetto Boy”

Phoebe Snow – “Poetry Man”

This song will always be a favorite top 10 of mine. Phoebe Snow's voice is amazing and sings this song as though her heart is aching for the man she was so in love with.  In an interview with listen.com, Phoebe Snow explained: "That was the second song I ever wrote in my whole life; … Continue reading Phoebe Snow – “Poetry Man”

Sylvester – “Mighty Real”

Sylvester James Jr. (September 6, 1947 – December 16, 1988), known by his mononymous name, "Sylvester," was an American singer-songwriter. Primarily active in the genres of disco, rhythm and blues, and soul, he was known for his flamboyant and androgynous appearance, falsetto singing voice, and hit disco singles in the late 1970s and 1980s. Born … Continue reading Sylvester – “Mighty Real”

Bread -“Make It With You”

  Bread has to be one of my favorite bands. David Gates' songwriting skills and beautiful voice just adds spice to each song and are amazing! This soft rock classic is a little saucy. Written by lead singer David Gates, it finds him propositioning a girl with his dulcet tones: And if you're wondering what … Continue reading Bread -“Make It With You”