Yuri & Lara

Yuri & Lara

This week at Song Lyric Sunday, Jim has asked us to choose a song featured prominently in a movie. Dr. Zhivago immediately came to mind — one of the sweetest, most heartbreaking love stories EVER (in my opinion). The song that accompanies it, Lara's Theme, is beautiful.   Somewhere, my love there will be songs [...]

Honeymoon Gone Wrong

This week for Song Lyric Sunday, Jim has chosen a wedding theme, songs that include the word/s Wedding/Marry/Diamond/Ring/Cake. I've chosen Band of Gold, by Freda Payne. There is some mystery to this song. Some people think it is about an impotent man, while others think it is about a frigid woman. In a Songfacts interview [...]

Unrequited Love

Unrequited Love

This week's theme for Song Lyric Sunday is Haunted/Magic/Mystery/Supernatural/Trick. I chose Walk Away Renee by Left Banke. It's an old one, from 1966 and one of my all-time favorites. To me, both the lyrics and melody are rather haunting; mesmerizing even. It was written by 16-year-old Left Banke member, Michael Brown (of blessed memory) for [...]

The Searchers: Needles & Pins

The Searchers: Needles & Pins

The prompt for this week at Song Lyrics Sunday is "search." This is the song that came to mind first.   The Searchers version (1964) "Needles and Pins" The Searchers heard British performer Cliff Bennett perform "Needles and Pins" at a club in Hamburg, Germany[citation needed], and instantly wanted it to be their next single. [...]