It was the top selling British single in but never garnered much success in the U. I urge you to track down a copy to listen. It is one of the songs in my personal funeral plans. I was blessed to see him in Chicago backed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. His voice is still clear as crystal, and I got misty hearing this song. Bright eyes, how can you close and fail.
How can the light that burned so brightly suddenly burn so pale? Bright eyes. This Jewish composer wrote a song about Jesus. Co-writer Bernie Taupin said the song is about anyone being cut down in the prime of life and how they are then glamorized.
Okay, it has nothing to do with life and death, but people just like the song. I saw them in Cleveland when I was in college, the last tour with John Bonham. Jimmy Page mentions how Christians see it as hoping for a Second Advent, while others as a vision for the future with open doors.
How Clapton could even write it much less perform it are miracles in my book. But once again, it shows the power of music to be felt and to heal.
I really have to connect with the feelings that were there when I wrote them. Most of us cannot image the debilitating grief of a parent. So there you have it. The list was originally to be ten and then fifteen, so I had to cheat to get them all in. In some form or another, the thread that ties them together is their general popularity.
Many were number 1 hits as well as Grammy and Academy Award winners. All of them make people feel, and give the solace and refreshment so needed at a time like this. Have I missed anything? Let me know your favorites.
I would not play A Tout le Monde on the funeral. It is a good song, but I would definitely not recommend it at a funeral — part of the purpose of the ceremony is to express and pass the grief of the people there.
UGK- one day this is a must and i could live without it but it really is a good one …. Master P- goodbye to my homies…. I can probably think of several others too. Those are just off the top of my head. I appreciate you!! Sun, Mr. The Magic Lanterns; Shame, shame, shame. Vashti Bunyan; Just another diamond day. Grass Roots; The river is wide.
The Buckinghams; Kind of a drag. Episode Six; Morning dew. The Ronettes; You came, you saw, you conquered. The Association; Time for living. The Cowsills; The rain, the park and other things. The Music Explosion; A little bit of soul. Left Banke; Walk away Renee. The Beach Boys; Hushabye. Arrival; Friends. Tin Tin; Toast and Marmalade. Allan Clarke; Losing me. I just love those obscure songs that have remained buried in my subconscious for many years.
Desperate to find out the name of the Barry Ryan single with Steve Marriott on backing vocals. Your email address will not be published. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Search uDiscover Music. Features Latest News. Share Tweet. Singles lost over time The result of all this? Format: UK English. Jaime June 28, at pm. Mike Shannon December 16, at am. Joyce M. Jeffries December 30, at am. John Apice February 23, at am. Elizabeth January 11, at pm. Otis February 15, at am. Jennifer McMullen March 15, at pm. COOP June 28, at pm. Laura Stavropoulos July 5, at pm.
Pam March 3, at pm. Kathryn S Elich June 28, at pm. Gavin Turner August 21, at am. Don Wayne August 5, at pm. Inger Simonsen June 28, at pm. All songs by Bobby Jameson a.
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Peter Buck January 11, at pm. Roy June 29, at am. Poul Nielsen June 29, at am. Chaim Caran June 29, at am. True Story by Twice as Much. David June 29, at am. Tom June 14, at pm. Chris Evans June 29, at am. Ray August 7, at am. David Stevens August 22, at pm. Pretty Things roadie lived in my village and passed away two years ago.
Richard Friend June 29, at am. Richard Freedland June 29, at pm. And golden oldies. Don Effenberger June 29, at pm. The collection features prev. Just when her career needed a boost, Raitt switched labels and came up with her biggest hit album, which took her all the way to number one. It will also be available on CD and vinyl. In our tribute, we describe how he gave his all to blues music, and as a result became its preeminent ambassador the world round.
The memoir is a vivid, raucous, hilarious snapshot of a side of of the rock world once ubiquitous. Romano makes no excuses for any of it, nor should she. Can you tell me who made the recording? Could it be "I'll walk Alone"title. All I can remember at the moment is: "Who knows how much I love you,- you do who takes December and turns it into May, and then December comes back again when you're away.
It's a slow romantic ballad type song I believe is from an old movie. My Grandpa sings this song that I would like to play at my wedding but I can't find it online. Below are the few lyrics I know - any help is appreciated! Cause you're so sweet dear Just want to hold you The song began My mother is 99 very soon and has been remembering a song - something aboutbeing like Aphrodite only with arms.
I have this memory of playing a 78 record in the late 60's An instrumentaltrack called I think Pixellated Penguin. I would love to locate this track, any clues anyone can give me would be appreciated. I'd be lost without you, maybe lose my mind, I'd be wasted away, lose my appetite. This is a great site I've been trying to locate US weekly Billboard charts during the 40's. I can imagine that it is tough to find. I like seeing where songs entered the charts and how quickly they rose or dropped from the weekly survey.
Is there anything available from what you have seen? Thanks for your help. For the Billboard singles charts the "Bullfrog" spreadsheet is the best resource available. Look on the "Song Charts" page to see where to get it from.
I'm writing a historical fiction novel and use song titles for my characters to set the mood of each chapter. They're jitterbugs, of course, but this is a wonderful resource for me. Thank you for this list and info on the songs.
I've bookmarked your site and will return many times. I think I'm going with Pistol Packing Mama for this next chapter, though I'm heading off to you tube to hear which version I like the best! Trying to find a song my Mother liked during WW2 in Ca. Some of the lyrics Some of the words I remember if you should ever stray ten millions miles away, I'll find you and you know God in His heaven knew I loved you from the start, if my eyes tell you I'm crying, it's joy that fills my heart Please if anyone knows the title of this song and who sang it, please answer.
You got the title. It continues "and make believe it came from you. Written by Fred E. Ahlert and Joe Young actually. Even Bill Haley and the Comets did a rock 'n' roll version of it in I know the melody. I'm trying to find a song from the 's that has the lyric's you are goingaway but not to stay for just how long I can not say but I pray that some happy day you'll come home again dear and say here I am I'm here to stay?
I am looking for a song from the '40s about a "hotdog stand on the highway to Mexico City I have searched for years to no avail. Any help is much appreciated. Can anyone help with a song from 's or 's in which there was a line My dad use to sing it to my sister and I went we were little and I would love to know the title, if anyone can remember it please. In the late 's or early 's, my parents would sing a song about asecond hand car I think the title was Little Old Secondhand Car.
I am looking for the first song called HOME that was in the 40s or 50s for a b-day present for my mom. My Dad used to sing this in the early s, when I was a child, but I've drawn a complete blank when I've tried to find its words on the net. I think it included the line "I'll look into your eyes".A Loss For Words (The Instrumentals) Aug A Delicate Balance. Aug On Tenterhooks. Aug Pale Pale Moon. Aug Pocket Of A Thief. Aug They Come In The Night. Aug Believe. Dec Midnight Mirage. Dec contact / help. Contact Mike Greene. Streaming and The first new release from Oakland band Meat Market.