This just has to be one of the best songs for getting you “up and running”! Another gem from the 1980s (there are so many!) Enjoy.
Jennifer Warnes obviously liked Leonard Cohen’s writings as she released an album (“Famous Blue Raincoat”) based on them. “Song of Bernadette” was an immediate hit with me, and I still love this arrangement of it. Continue reading
I was introduced to R.E.M. quite a few years ago during a spinning class! “It’s the end of the world (as we know it)” was the final song of the class and, as R.E.M. were clearly winding down to the end of the song, we were told to sprint … and hold the sprint until the very end. I soon found out that this song had a rather lengthy ending! Continue reading
I love pretty much everything about this song – the melody; musical arrangement; vocal presentation and, best of all, the lyrics are interesting and rather thought provoking! Continue reading
Both ABBA girls, not surprisingly, decided to record solo albums. Anni-Frid (Frida) released one titled after her popular “Something’s Going On”, and on that album are a couple of songs that I really liked. Continue reading
Last Saturday I linked to Blackmore’s Night performing “Dandelion Wine”, and noted what a great song on which to potentially end a concert program. Continue reading
The first time (and all subsequent times) I heard this song, my thought was “What a wonderful way to end a concert.” Continue reading