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Love Me Tender
Sunday, February 12, 2012      5 comments

Elvis sang it on the old Ed Sullivan Show (yes, children, a dinosaur show from early TV!) in 1956 - a month before the move of the same name it was recorded for. Per Wikipedia, it was a hit before it officially came out. Love me tender, l... Read more
Hunka Burning Love
Thursday, February 09, 2012      3 comments

Quotes from "The King" A live concert to me is exciting because of all the electricity that is generated in the crowd and on stage. It's my favorite part of the b... Read more
Devoted to You
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

Written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant and first recorded by the Everly Brothers in 1958. Darlin’ you can count on me Till the sun dries up the sea Until then I’ll always be devoted to you ... Read more
Wonderful Tonight
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      9 comments

Written and first recorded by Eric Clapton in 1977's Slowhand album. It's late in the evening; she's wondering what clothes to wear. She puts on her make-up and brushes her long blonde hair. And then she asks me, "Do I look all right?"... Read more
Silly Love Songs
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      7 comments

Songwriters: Paul Mc Cartney;Linda Mc Cartney, in 1976 - back before she died, he married the crazy one, and things got ugly. You'd think that people would Have had enough of silly love songs But I look around me and I see it i... Read more
Unchained Melody
Monday, February 06, 2012      9 comments

A classic love song ... Written in 1955 for a movie called "Unchained" (hence the name), the Righteous Brothers recorded it in 1965, and it was used for the movie "Ghost" in 1990. Who can forget the potter's wheel scene? Oh my love my da... Read more
You Got It
Saturday, February 04, 2012      6 comments

1989, Roy Orbison wrote and sang it. What a voice! Everytime I look into your lovely eye I see a love that money just can't buy. One look from you I drift away I pray that you are here to stay. ... Read more
Mama, He's Crazy
Friday, February 03, 2012      3 comments

From I'm crazy to he's crazy. The Judds, 1984 Mama, I found someone Like you said would come along He's a sight, so unlike Any man I've known I was afraid to ... Read more
Crazy (for loving you)
Thursday, February 02, 2012      3 comments

From a song about someone being "Always on My Mind" to a love lost and feeling "Crazy" about it, this one was also written by Willie Nelson, and I remember the Patsy Cline version the best, although many, many others have covered it. 1962 ... Read more
You Were Always On My Mind
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

According to Wikipedia: "Always on My Mind" is an American country music song by Johnny Christopher, Mark James and Wayne Carson, originally recorded by Brenda Lee in 1972. Lots of people have recorded it - I like Willie Nelson's version (1982).... Read more
Faithfully
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      7 comments

Almost Valentine's Day - thought I'd do some love songs. Faithfully was originally written and recorded by the band Journey in 1983. It's the tale of a "music man" on the road, relating the difficulties of starting a family and how they must "l... Read more
Quiet Day
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      6 comments

I spent a quiet day at home - finally getting out in the late afternoon to walk the pups. I was thinking about how I'd wasted the day, then remembered the last couple of weeks when I felt so sick. Not so bad a day, after all! These quotes are fr... Read more
Just Some Funny Pictures
Sunday, January 29, 2012      8 comments

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Healthy Thoughts
Friday, January 27, 2012      7 comments

From another forwarded Email my friend sent me. As I was lying in bed pondering the problems of the world, I rapidly realized that I don't really give a rat's hiney. It's the tortoise life for me! 1. If walking is good for your health... Read more
Lola
Friday, January 27, 2012      4 comments

I've heard this a couple of times on the radio in the last few days - stuck in my head! The Kinks - 1970 I met her in a club down in old Soho Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like cherry-colaSee-oh-el-aye cola She wa... Read more

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