Night Ranger’s drummer, Kelly Keagy wrote the song about his sister who was coming of age. Keagy’s sister, Christy was 10 years younger than him and was growing up fast. The lead singer, Jack Blades sang lead vocals on most songs for the band, but Keagy sang the lead on this one from his drums. The original song title was “Sister Christy” but the band thought Keagy was singing “Sister Christian” so that became the title.
Let’s see if this inspires you to get up and dance! I’ll be exercising with my hula hoop shortly and “Peppermint Twist” is on my playlist.
I knew him as Mel and loved his songs.
Both Clint and Lisa grew up in Houston and met on New Year’s Eve, 1990 when Lisa attended Clint’s show.
This week Jim Adams has prompted us with Give/Get/Receive/Take/Send for this weeks Song Lyric Sunday. Today I have chosen an oldie but goodie performed on American Bandstand, 61 years ago on March 14, 1959. Written and performed by Sam Cooke, “You Send Me” was… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday – “You Send Me” SAm Cooke”
“Stay” by Sugarland is a tear jerker and the first song of Sugarland solely written by Jennifer Nettles, their lead singer.
This week for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim Adams has prompted us with songs involving Duets. So many came to mind and I had a hard time choosing. In country music history alone, there is Conway & Loretta, Dolly & Porter, George & Tammy, John… Continue Reading “SLS – Duets – No One Picks Like a Nashville Picker Picks”
This week for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim Adams has prompted us with “La” in the title or lyrics. I found this difficult as there are so many obvious songs. I wanted to go off the beaten path, but couldn’t. I had to go with… Continue Reading ““La Bamba” by Ritchie Valens”
This week for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim Adams has prompted us with songs with the word Crazy in the title or in the song. I chose “Crazy” by Patsy Cline. Willie Nelson wrote this epic tune in 1961 with the help of a friend… Continue Reading ““Crazy” by Patsy Cline”
The week of August 13th, “Don’t Close Your Eyes” reached #1 in America and peaked at #2 in Canada.