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Sundown ( Gordon Lightfoot Cover ) 07.14.11

I was an 8 year old boy when I first heard the Gordon Lightfoot song Sundown on the radio. I was immediately drawn to the harmonies, but I was far too young to understand the exact nature of the lyric until much later. The chorus was so catchy though, it was impossible not to sing […]

Ode To Billie Joe ( Bobbie Gentry Cover ) 07.07.11

I admit being intrigued by the mysterious classic, Ode To Billie Joe, from an early age; it was on the radio all the time while I was growing up. So I was very excited when the the song was fleshed out into a tv movie of the week in 1976. Perhaps the movie would answer […]

Medley: I Know How You Love Me | The End Of The World | The Lonely Sea ( The Paris Sisters | Skeeter Davis | Beach Boys Cover ) 12.05.10

I Know How You Love Me written by: Barry Mann, Larry Kolber The End Of The World written by: Arthur Kent, Sylvia Dee The Lonely Sea written by: Brian Wilson, Gary Usher I’ve known the song I Know How You Love Me since childhood. I was familiar with The Paris Sisters‘ hit version produced by […]

For The Good Times ( Kris Kristofferson Ray Price Cover ) 06.07.10

It’s amazing to think that standards like Me And Bobby McGee, Sunday Morning Coming Down, Help Me Make It Through The Night, and For The Good Times all came from Kris Kristofferson‘s debut album. Kristofferson was a bridge between my father’s and my musical tastes. My Dad prefers early rock and roll and country music, […]

Devoted To You ( Boudleaux Bryant Everly Brothers Cover ) 05.08.10

This was done as a Mother’s Day present for my Mom. My parents introduced me to The Everly Brothers. Their favourite ballad was (All You Have To Do Is) Dream, and while that song is a masterpiece in every way, Devoted To You was always my favourite Everly Brothers song. It’s hard to choose favourites […]