There is no denying WIllie’s guitar and these lyrics fit so well with the mood of his melody.
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”
This week for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim Adams has prompted us with Drifter/Loner/Transient/Vagabond Songs. Pancho & Lefty was written by Townes Van Zandt who passed away at the early age of 52 in 1997 from cardiac arrythimia caused by years of health problems stemming… Continue Reading ““Pancho & Lefty” by Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard”
This week for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim Adams has prompted us with Train Songs. City of New Orleans was written by Steve Goodman in 1970 while traveling with his new wife to meet her grandmother. The train ride was from Chicago to New Orleans… Continue Reading ““City of New Orleans” – Arlo Guthrie”
This week for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim Adams has prompted us with Floor/House/Roof/Walls. A great deal of metaphoric references on this one. A true “down in the dumps” country & western song released in 1961 by Faron Young, hitting #1 & staying on the… Continue Reading ““Hello Walls” – Faron Young”