The Cranberries – “Dreams”

I first heard a portion of this song on the movie “Boys on the Side,” with Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, and Matthew McConaughey. I was immediately taken with the singer’s voice.  The song itself is dreamy, sad, and her voice is quite haunting, which was a great fit for that particular movie scene.  … Continue reading The Cranberries – “Dreams”

Shirley & Company – “Shame, Shame, Shame”

According to Songfacts, “Shame Shame Shame” is a song written and produced by Sylvia Robinson, co-owner of the All-Platinum record label. It was intended for All Platinum artist Donnie Elbert. When that did not work out, Robinson paired veteran blues vocalist Shirley Goodman with All Platinum artist Jesus Alvarez. The recording became an international disco … Continue reading Shirley & Company – “Shame, Shame, Shame”

Jr. Walker and the Allstars – “What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)”

"What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)" is a 1968 song that was a 1969 hit single by Jr. Walker & The AllStars. The single was one of Jr. Walker's most successful releases, becoming a hit on both the R&B and pop singles charts. "What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)," written by Johnny Bristol, Harvey Fuqua, … Continue reading Jr. Walker and the Allstars – “What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)”

Vicki Lawrence – “The Night the Light’s Went Out in Georgia”

This song tells the tale of a man who finds out from his friend Andy that his wife had cheated on him with both Andy and a guy named Seth. This being Georgia, he gets a gun and sets out to kill Andy, but when he gets there Andy is already dead. The police show … Continue reading Vicki Lawrence – “The Night the Light’s Went Out in Georgia”

Love Is Far More Than the Heartbreak – A Poem

This poem was written and submitted to Hello Poetry by an author out of England who goes by Unheard-of  21/F/England.  It's a simple poem that makes so much sense because we do write about things we don't understand in the hope of understanding them. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I do. 10.09 … Continue reading Love Is Far More Than the Heartbreak – A Poem