Tag Archives: live music

Alright

Full lyrics HERE.

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Sam Gaillard

Jack Kerouac mentioned Slim Gaillard in On The Road, so I looked him up.  He’s mesmerizing:  

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Oh, well

 Somewhere in heaven, Bob Welch is grinning ear to ear:

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Let There Be Songs To Fill The Air

 And that, of course, reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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Standing in the Doorway

Bob Dylan does not allow his albums to be streamed on YouTube, but he does allow fans to film and post his concerts. This track below, from his 1997 Time Out Of Mind album, is a wonderful song with pretty good audio quality– but you’re going to make yourself queasy if you try to watch …

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Midnight

 Long before either of them became famous, Farrah Fawcett was making small talk with her friend Jim Weatherly.  She casually mentioned that she was going to go visit her parents, adding “I’m leaving on the midnight plane to Houston.” Her friend moved a few words around, and the rest is history.  (source) Full lyrics HERE.

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Like Me

 It’s hard sometimes not to give in to despair.  Music helps. Full lyrics HERE.

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Crimson, White, and Indigo

  A beautiful rendition of a beautiful song.  I love the interaction between Phil and Jerry (bass and guitar) at the end. Full lyrics available at The Annotated Grateful Dead, HERE.

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So Many Roads…

 

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A Groovy Hi-Fi

I’m sure I’ve posted this before, but it’s such a happy song I’m posting it again.  If you only know Hugh Laurie as an actor, you’re in for a treat. Full lyrics HERE.

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And forgetting the love we bring

This is Deadhead (and former Senator) Al Franken’s favorite version of Althea: Full lyrics HERE.

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But I’d Rather Be With You…

Full lyrics HERE. Old Jerry had a much more expressive voice than Young Jerry. (And poor Phil looks like a sixth-grader in gym class in those oversized blue shorts.)

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Beauty I’ve Always Missed/With These Eyes Before…

An absolutely gorgeous version of this song! Full lyrics HERE.

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Simon and Harrison

Their voices blend so well together. It’s obvious they know a thing or two about harmony.

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Jones and Joplin

I don’t think they’re smiling for the cameras, I think these are two musical soulmates who found someone to play with.

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Waiting

“I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end.” ~Richard Brautigan, from Trout Fishing in America ©1967 And that reminded me of this:

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I don’t belong here…

There’s something about his cover version that really grew on me. Full lyrics HERE.

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Presume

And that made me think of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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The Quarantine Blues

At 81, Ray Stevens is still at it.  😀

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I see my light come shining…

That’s Clarence Clemons on saxophone.  I wouldn’t mind having this played at my funeral, but really I’ll have very little say in the matter. Full lyrics at BobDylan.com.

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