A lovely touching song from The Alan Parsons Project in the mid 1980s. It is from their “Vulture Culture” album. Enjoy.
Yentl was a lovely movie, and the final scene in which Barbra Streisand sings to her father (who had passed away much earlier, but had encouraged her to follow her dreams even though they lived in a male dominant society) is quite moving …. especially at the very end where those Streisand lungs prove their amazing capability! Continue reading
In 1985, Tangerine Dream released the album “Le Parc”. Continue reading
Edith Piaf was in the public’s eye long before I was born, and she died in 1963 when still in her 40’s. Even so, she was played on the radio in England during my teen years, which was how I was introduced to her. Continue reading
Another wonderful song and musical arrangement from the 1970’s (1977), this time by Barclay James Harvest. Those of you familiar with The Moody Blues album “Days of Future Passed”, and specifically the track “Nights in White Satin” will hear an immediate connection (beyond the title). Enjoy! Continue reading
I have listened to Yes for many years now and, while I tend to have love/hate relationships with their material, the “love” tracks are always quite absorbing. They recorded a number of lengthy tracks with included bridges and other rhythm change sections which I find really interesting. Whereas there are occasions when I am thinking “where on earth is this going”, they suddenly pull it all together and it makes sense! Continue reading
Vicky Leandros won the Eurovision Song Contest with “Apre Toi” in the early 1970’s. It was released in English as “Come What May” and was very popular in England. Continue reading