Tag: Song Lyric Sunday

Song Lyric Sunday – “Back to Earth” By Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard

There is no denying WIllie’s guitar and these lyrics fit so well with the mood of his melody.

Song Lyric Sunday – “The Great Pretender” by The Platters

With Tony Williams on lead vocals, “The Great Pretender”, written by Buck Ram in about 20 minutes in the washroom of the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada became the groups first national #1 hit. He was needing a follow up song to “Only You”. Ram was the manager and producer of The Platters and had been a successful songwriter before making the move into management and production.

Song Lyric Sunday – “I Melt” by Rascal Flatts

One night DeMarcus & LeVox were working in a Printer’s Alley nightclub when their part-time guitarist couldn’t make it one night. DeMarcus invited Rooney to join them. A bond was instantly formed!

Song Lyric Sunday – “My Maria” by Brooks & Dunn

I had the honor of meeting Brooks & Dunn in 1993 after my first husband won front-row tickets with “Meet & Greet” backstage passes.

Song Lyric Sunday – “One Tin Soldier”

“One Tin Soldier” came out during the Vietnam War when there were anti-war protests spreading peace and love. The lyrics tell the story of two neighboring tribes, the warlike Valley People & the peaceful Mountain Kingdom.

SLS – “Big Iron” By Marty Robbins

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.

SLS – “Peppermint Twist” By Joey Dee & The Starliters

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.

SLS – “I Don’t Want This Night To end” By Luke Bryan

Luke has had a string of hits (23) as of this post and continues to put out new music. In 2013, Luke was named “Entertainer of the Year” by both the Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM) and the Country Music Association (CMA). The two most prestigious awards in country music and the top honor for both.

SLS – “1814 Battle of New Orleans”

The Battle of New Orleans wasn’t the final time the British and American forces would exchange fire.

SLS – Happy Together by The Turtles

Once when I was stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, me and a few of the guys took a trip down to Tijuana. It was safer to drink the tequila than it was to drink the water, so we indulged except for the one driving.

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