How could anybody live through the 1970s and 1980s, and not like something by Pink Floyd? Their music was certainly creative and, while a number of their songs rather lost me, so many others made perfect sense. “Comfortably Numb” is a favorite, not only because of the interesting lyrics, but also because of David Gilmour’s gorgeous melodic guitar work which, at least from my perspective, carries the whole piece. The link below is of David Gilmour revisiting “Comfortably Numb” in 2016 … still with an absorbing guitar solo, and almost 40 years after the original recording! It’s a classic! Enjoy!
James Blunt was an unknown to me until this song was released. Continue reading
A song from the 1970’s by the late Stan Rogers (1949-1983). An interesting retrospective on life perhaps? Enjoy! Continue reading
When I was in my late teens, one of the bands that made a huge impact on me was The Moody Blues. Continue reading
One very surprising bonus from Blogging, is the possible indirect connections that can be made, and which can be very rewarding. I was introduced to the songs of Sara Bareilles by the partner of one of my regular Followers (thx Brad), and loved this particular one. Continue reading
It would seem quite natural for each of us to have connections with music from our past, after all … isn’t that all part of the joy of nostalgia? Continue reading