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Highway Star – Song Lyric Sunday – Cars

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Highway Star – Song Lyric Sunday – Cars

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For SLS today we have songs about cars (cars, vehicles, automobiles, jalopies). Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

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https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/07/24/awesome-autos-classy-cars-jumping-jalopies-and-various-vehicles/

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Fun topic for today’s SLS, and so many songs to choose from. I kept choosing one getting it all ready, then changing my mind. Finally I went with this one. It’s good.

I remember the first time I heard it was in Germany where we were living at the time, when we bought the album.

From a Wiki article:

The guitar solo would gain recognition when readers of Guitar World voted it No. 15 in their list of the “100 Greatest Guitar Solos”.[10]

“Highway Star”, by Deep Purple can be found on their 1972 album, “Machine Head”. It was written by Ritchie Blackore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord, ad ian Paice, and is on the EMI and Warner Bros. labels.

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Nobody gonna take my car
I’m gonna race it to the ground
Nobody gonna beat my car
It’s gonna break the speed of sound
Oooh it’s a killing machine
It’s got everything
Like a driving power big fat tires
And everything
I love it and I need it
I bleed it
Yeah it’s a wild hurricane
Alright hold tight
I’m a highway star
Nobody gonna take my girl
I’m gonna keep her to the end
Nobody gonna have my girl
She stays close on every bend
Oooh she’s a killing machine
She’s got everything
Like a moving mouth body control
And everything
I love her I need her
I seed her
Yeah she turns me on
Alright hold on tight
I’m a highway star
Nobody gonna take my head
I got speed inside my brain
Nobody gonna steal my head
Now that I’m on the road again
Oooh I’m in heaven again
I’ve got everything
Like a moving ground an open road
And everything
I love it and I need it
I seed it
Eight cylinders all mine
Alright hold on tight
I’m a highway star
Nobody gonna take my car
I’m gonna race it to the ground
Nobody gonna beat my car
It’s gonna break the speed of sound
Oooh it’s a killing machine
It’s got everything
Like a driving power big fat tires
And everything
I love it and I need it
I bleed it
Yeah it’s a mad hurricane
Alright hold on tight
I’m a highway star
I’m a highway star
I’m a highway star
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Roger Glover / Jon Lord / Ian Gillan / Ritchie Blackmore / Ian Paice
Highway Star / Not Fade Away lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Bye Bye Bye – Song Lyric Sunday – Break Up

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Bye Bye Bye – Song Lyric Sunday – Break Up

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For SLS today we have songs that feature break up songs. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/07/17/heartbreaker/

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Today for SLS we are to find songs about romantic break ups. I’m sure there are tons of them. Some are sad and some are just plain funny.

I’m not much into the so called ‘boy bands’, but I like a few of the songs. This one by NSYNC is one I like a lot. I’d heard it a lot of times, but only today I saw the video. Pretty interesting! 🙂

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From a Wiki article:

“Bye Bye Bye” was a commercial success, peaking at number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and within the top 10 in almost every country in which it charted. The song received a Grammy nomination in 2001 for Record of the Year, but lost to U2‘s “Beautiful Day“.

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“Bye Bye Bye”, by NSYNC, is a single from their 2000 album, “No Strings Attached”. It was written by Kristian Lundin, Jake Schulze, and Andreas Carlsson.

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Hey, hey
Bye bye bye, bye bye
Bye bye
I’m doing this tonight
You’re probably gonna start a fight
I know this can’t be right
Hey baby come on
I loved you endlessly
When you weren’t there for me
So now it’s time to leave and make it alone
I know that I can’t take no more
It ain’t no lie
I want to see you out that door
Baby bye bye bye
Don’t want to be a fool for you
Just another player in your game for two
You may hate me but it ain’t no lie
Baby bye bye bye
Bye bye
Don’t really want to make it tough
I just want to tell you that I’ve had enough
It might sound crazy but it ain’t no lie
Baby bye bye bye
You just hit me with the truth
Now girl you’re more than welcome to
So give me one good reason
Baby come on
I’ve lived for you and me
And now I really come to see
That life would be much better once you’re gone
I know that I can’t take no more
It ain’t no lie
I want to see you out that door
Baby bye bye bye
Don’t want to be a fool for you
Just another player in your game for two
You may hate me but it ain’t no lie
Baby bye bye bye
Bye bye
Don’t really want to make it tough
I just want to tell you that I’ve had enough
Might sound crazy but it ain’t no lie
Baby bye bye bye
I’m giving up I know for sure
I don’t’ want to be the reason for your love no more
Bye bye
I’m checking out, I’m signing off
I don’t want to be the loser, and I’ve had enough
I don’t want to be your fool in this game for two
So I’m leaving you behind
(Bye bye bye)
I don’t want to make it tough
(Make it tough)
But I’ve had enough
And it ain’t no lie
Don’t want to be a fool for you
Just another player in your game for two
I don’t want to be your fool
But it ain’t no lie
Baby bye bye bye
Bye bye
Don’t really want to make it tough
I just want to tell you that I’ve had enough
It might sound crazy but it ain’t no lie
Bye bye
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Andreas Mikael Carlsson / Kristian Carl Marcus Lundin / Jacob Ivar Bertilson Schulze
Bye Bye Bye lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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Lola Montez – Song Lyric Sunday – Bugs

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Lola Montez – Song Lyric Sunday – Bugs

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For SLS today we have songs that feature insects/bugs’. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/07/10/entomology/

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Here’s a song I like, about a woman and her spider dance. 🙂

The song is called “Lola Montez” by Volbeat. It was based on a true story, of the woman, and her Spider Dance. I just call it the Spider Dance song, because of the lyrics.

“… did the spider bite your tongue … we will surely not forget the Lola spider dance …”

“Lola Montez”, by Volbeat, is on the album, “Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies”. It is a studio album produced by Robert Caggiano, Volbeat, & Jacob Hansen, on the Vertigo, Republic, Universal label, and was released in 2013. The song is based on the real life of a woman named Lola Montez.

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Feel the fire where she walks
Lola Montez, so beautiful
Shady and a tempered dame
Blinding your eyes with her spider dance
Her perfomance utterly
Erotic subversive to all ideas
And for public morality
And cool as she was, she didn’t care
See the miner throw his gold
Lifting her skirt, howling loud like a wolf
Hell raising and full of sin
When Lola was dancing and showing her skin
Wherever she walks
She will be captivating all the men
Don’t look in her eyes
You might fall and find the love of your life
Heavenly
But she’ll catch you in her web
The love of your life, yeah
Feel the fire where she walks
Lola Montez, so beautiful
Shady and a tempered dame
Blinding your eyes with her spider dance
Well, notorious I have been
But never for fame, that’s what she said
Dear Henry, taste my whip
Never to see any words you print
Wherever she walks
She will be captivating all the men
Don’t look in her eyes
You might fall and find the love of your life
Heavenly
But she’ll catch you in her web
The love of your life, yeah
Oh Lola, I’m sure that the love would have been
The key to all your pain
The key to all your pain
No words will later come
Did the spider bite your tongue?
We will surely not forget
We will surely not forget
The Lola spider dance
Woah
Don’t look in her eyes
You might fall and find the love of your life
Heavenly
But she’ll catch you in her web
The love of your life, yeah
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Michael Poulsen

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And just for fun – the Cockroach song

“La Cucaracha (the dancing cockroach)” by DARIA

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From a Wiki article:

“La Cucaracha” is a Spanish folk song that became popular in Mexico between 1910-1920, during the Mexican Revolution. The origins of the song are unknown, but it was created for Victoriano Huerta, a Mexican military officer and 35th President of Mexico, known for the addiction issues he used to have. 

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Red White & Blue – Song Lyric Sunday – American Band

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Red White & Blue – Song Lyric Sunday – American Band

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For SLS today we have songs that feature ‘American Singers’. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/07/03/sausage/

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Happy 4th of July!

American flag in our yard

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Lynyrd Skynyrd (/ˌlɛnərd ˈskɪnərd/ LEN-ərd SKIN-ərd)[2] is an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida.

 

“Red White & Blue”, by Lynyrd Skynyrd, was released from their album, “Vicious Cycle”, in 2003. It was written by Johnny Van Zant, Connie Van Zant, Brett Warren, and Brad Warren. It is on the Sanctuary label. This song was written shortly after the September 11 attacks

 

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We don’t have no plastic L.A. friends
Ain’t on the edge of no popular trend
Ain’t never seen the inside of that magazine GQ

We don’t care if you ‘re a lawyer, or a Texas oil man
Or some waitress busting ass in some liquor stand
If you got soul
We hang out with people just like you

My hair’s turning white
My neck’s always been red
My collar’s still blue
We’ve always been here
Just trying to sing the truth to you
Yes, you could say
We’ve always been
Red, white, and blue

Ride our own bikes to Sturgis
We pay our own dues
Smoking camels, drinking domestic brews
You want to know where I have been just look at my hands

Yeah, I’ve driven by the White House
Spent some time in jail
Momma cried but she still wouldn’t pay my bail
I ain’t been no angel, but even God, he understands

My hair’s turning white
My neck’s always been red
My collar’s still blue
We’ve always been here
Just trying to sing the truth to you
Yes, you could say
We’ve always been
Red, white, and blue
Yeah, that’s right

My Daddy worked hard, and so have I
Paid our taxes and gave our lives
To serve this great country
So what are they complaining about

Yeah, we love our families, we love our kids
You know it is love that makes us all so rich
That’s where were at, if they don’t like it they can just
Get the hell out

My hair’s turning white
My neck’s always been red
My collar’s still blue
We’ve always been here
Just trying to sing the truth to you

My hair’s turning white
My neck’s always been red
My collar’s still blue
We’ve always been here
Just trying to sing the truth to you
Yes, you could say
We’ve always been
Red, white, and blue

Oh oh, red, white, and blue
Red, white, and blue
Oh, red, white, and blue

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Lyrics found on Songlyrics.com

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Hey There Lonely Girl – Song Lyric Sunday – Hey/Howdy/Greet

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Hey There Lonely Girl – Song Lyric Sunday – Hey/Howdy/Greet

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For SLS today we have songs that feature ‘Hey/Howdy/Greet’. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

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https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/06/12/hay-is-for-horses/

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Lots of great songs to choose from this time. I went with this one, the first I thought of. I hadn’t heard it in years, but for some reason it popped into my mind. It’s a good one, and I like it a lot.

I read that at first he didn’t want to record it, but was encouraged by his wife, who was also his producer. It was his only Top 40 hit, and later he went with another style of songs which were on his gospel label.

From a Wiki article:

Hey There Lonely Girl” is a song recorded in 1963, titled “Hey There Lonely Boy” in its original version by Ruby and the Romantics. It was a hit both for them and for Eddie Holman. It has been recorded by many other artists.

In 1969, R&B singer Eddie Holman recorded and released his own version of the song. It charted in the United States in 1970 and in the United Kingdom in 1974.[3] Holman’s recording of “Hey There Lonely Girl” is most recognizable by its disconsolate, sentimental and heavyhearted lyrics, with his falsetto voice.

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“Hey There Lonely Girl”, by Eddie Holman, was released as a single from his 1969 album, “I Love You”. It was written by Leon Carr and Earl Shuman, and is on the ABC label.

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)Ooo0Hey there lonely girl
Lonely girl
Let me make your broken heart like new
Hey there lonely girl
Lonely girl
Don’t you know this lonely boy loves you
Ever since he broke your heart
You seem so lost
Each time you pass my way
Oh, how I long to take your hand
And say, don’t cry
I’ll kiss your tears away
Hey lonely girl
My only girl
Let me make your broken heart like new
Hey there lonely girl
Lonely girl
Don’t you know this lonely boy loves you
You think that only his two lips
Can kiss your lips
And make your heart stand still
But once you’re in my arms you’ll see
No one can kiss
Your lips the way I will
The way I will
Hey there lonely girl
Lonely girl
Let me make your broken heart like new
Hey there lonely girl
Lonely girl
Don’t you know this lonely boy loves you
Don’t you know this lonely boy loves you
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Earl Shuman / Leon Carr
Hey There Lonely Girl lyrics © Music Sales Corp.
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Borrow ( One Day At a Time) – Song Lyric Sunday – Old/New/Borrowed/Blue

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Borrow (One Day At a Time) – Song Lyric Sunday – Old/New/Borrowed/Blue

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For SLS today we have songs that feature ‘old/new/borrowed/blue’. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/06/05/june-brides/

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Todays prompt words are easy enough to find in the title or lyrics in songs, but what threw me off this morning was the hint that maybe it should be about weddings. So, I looked for some like that, but though there were some good oldies like that, I went with a different one.

I found this new to me song randomly, and am glad I did. I like it a lot. What’s strange is when I went to read about it, and the artist, I was surprised that he grew up here in my hometown of Lubbock, Texas.

Sorry I’d never heard of his songs before, so it was a good extra surprise, and am happy to include the song in today’s SLS challenge. It has a really good and uplifting message for everyone. Hope you like it, too.

From a Wiki article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Wilson_(musician)

Growing up in Lubbock, Texas, Wilson often listened to music or played it. By age 7, his interest in music had expanded to include other instruments. After taking piano lessons, he also added drums and guitar to his growing collection of musical competencies.

Josh Wilson says, “It’s based on the phrase “don’t borrow trouble,” which essentially means today has enough trouble of its own, so there’s no need to borrow any from tomorrow.”

“Borrow (One Day At a Time)”, was released from his 2018 album, “Don’t Look Back”.

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One day, one day at a time, say
One day, one day at a time, say
Sometimes I feel just like I did in the 8th grade
All alone, insecure, and so very afraid
Seems like everybody else they got it figured out
While I’m stuck here, in another nervous breakdown
Life crashes like a panic attack
The fear of the future breaks me in half
I try so hard but it’s a losing fight
I fake a smile in the day, and fall apart at night
I’m lying awake cause I just can’t sleep
I toss and I turn but can’t find no peace
I keep praying to God,
He keeps telling me
Don’t worry, don’t worry
Don’t borrow, no trouble from tomorrow
You’ll only double your sorrow
You’ll only worry your mind
Don’t borrow, no trouble from tomorrow
If you’re gonna learn to follow
You gotta take it
One day, one day at a time, say
One day, one day at a time, say
One day, one day at a time, say
I wanna learn to hold my life a little looser
Live in the moment instead of in the future
Let tomorrow worry about itself
And be here right now, trust all is well
Cause the flowers and birds they don’t worry a bit
And a good God takes good care of them
And he loves you and me so much more than this
So don’t worry, don’t worry
Don’t borrow no trouble from tomorrow
You’ll only double your sorrow
You’ll only worry your mind
Don’t borrow no trouble from tomorrow
If you’re gonna learn to follow
You gotta take it
One day, one day at a time, say
One day, one day at a time, say
One day, one day at a time, say
To the weary moms and worn out dads
And the middle school kid, who’s always picked last
You gotta take it, you gotta take it
One day at a time
To the downcast and doubters and misfits like me
To the addicts who are fighting through recovery
You gotta take it, you gotta take it
One day at a time
To the struggling saints on the narrow road
When you’re anxious, depressed and feeling alone
You gotta take it, you gotta take it
One day at a time
To all of God’s children, let’s never forget
We’re forgiven and free, but we are not home yet
We gotta take it, we gotta take it
One day, one day, one day
Don’t borrow no trouble from tomorrow
You’ll only double your sorrow
You’ll only worry your mind
Don’t borrow no trouble from tomorrow
If you’re gonna learn to follow
You gotta take it
One day, one day at a time, say
One day, one day at a time, say
One day, one day at a time, say
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Josh Wilson / Paul Jacobsen
Borrow (One Day at a Time) lyrics © Music Of Black River, Mount Richmar Publishing
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Two Texas Mysteries – Song Lyric Sunday – Comparisons

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Two Texas Mysteries – Song Lyric Sunday – Comparisons

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For SLS today we have songs that feature comparisons between two different songs. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

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https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/05/22/improving-comprehension/

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Quite a different kind of prompt today for SLS. We are to chose two songs and compare why they are similar, or different, in our opinion.

Some have chosen songs that are the same song, but done by different singers, as in cover tunes. Some have gone with songs that have the same title, but are completely different songs.

For mine, I chose these two different songs by two different bands. What makes them similar is:

  • Both bands are from Texas
  • They are singing about something that happened in Texas
  • Both songs tell a story about some kind of mystery that happened
  • Both songs are sad
  • In both songs the people in the story die a horrible death

What makes them different:

  • One song “The Way” tells the story of real people who disappeared while on a confusing journey ending in death from a tragic accident.
  • One song ‘Possum Kingdom” tells the story of a fictional cult legend that happened around a real TX lake resulting in death and murder.

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Anyway, this song I’m featuring today has a very catchy tune, and I like it, but it give me chills, and tears. The thing is, it is actually based upon a very sad, and tragic true story. I’d heard of this story, before, but not in much detail, until I was researching the back story of the song. We even lived close by the town where this story began, and have visited there. It is a quiet, quaint little town, and it’s hard to believe how the story unfolds from there.

Give it a listen, and please listen to the reading of the circumstances of this tragedy in the short video after the song. I found this reading on the “Creepypasta” site. It’s called, “The Disappearance of Lela and Raymond Howard”. (the home page of the Creepypasta site can be found here  http://www.creepypasta.org/  )

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“The Way”, by Fastball, was released in 1998, from the album, “All the Pain Money Can Buy”. It is on the Hollywood label, and was written by Tony Scalzo.

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They made up their minds
And they started packing
They left before the sun came up that day
An exit to eternal summer slacking
But where were they going without ever knowing the way
They drank up the wine
And they got to talking
They now had more important things to say
And when the car broke down
They started walking
Where were they going without ever knowing the way
Anyone can see the road that they walk on is paved in gold
And it’s always summer
They’ll never get cold
They’ll never get hungry
They’ll never get old and gray
You can see their shadows wandering off somewhere
They won’t make it home
But they really don’t care
They wanted the highway
They’re happier there today, today
Their children woke up
And they couldn’t find ’em
They left before the sun came up that day
They just drove off and left it all behind ’em
But where were they going without ever knowing the way?
Anyone can see the road that they walk on is paved in gold
And it’s always summer
They’ll never get cold
They’ll never get hungry
They’ll never get old and gray
You can see their shadows wandering off somewhere
They won’t make it home
But they really don’t care
They wanted the highway
They’re happier there today, today
Anyone can see the road that they walk on is paved in gold
And it’s always summer
They’ll never get cold
They’ll never get hungry
They’ll never get old and gray
You can see their shadows wandering off somewhere
They won’t make it home
But they really don’t care
They wanted the highway
They’re happier there today, today
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: Scalzo Anthony M
The Way lyrics © Warner-tamerlane Publishing Corp., Emi April Music Inc., Enrique Iglesias Music, Merchandyze Music
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“Possum Kingdom”, by The Toadies, was released in 1994, from their album, “Rubberneck”. It was written by Todd Lewis.

~note~ This song, from what I read, is about folklore and cult activities heard here in Texas around the actual Possum Kingdom Lake (North Texas near Ft. Worth) My Dad and Uncles always went fishing there years ago.

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Make up your mind
Decide to walk with me
Around the lake tonight
Around the lake tonight
By my side
By my side
I’m not gonna lie
I’ll not be a gentleman
Behind the boathouse
I’ll show you my dark secret
I’m not gonna lie
I want you for mine
My blushing bride
My lover, be my lover, yeah
Don’t be afraid
I didn’t mean to scare you
So help me, Jesus
I can promise you
You’ll stay as beautiful
With dark hair
And soft skin, forever
Forever
Make up your mind
Make up your mind
And I’ll promise you
I will treat you well
My sweet angel
So help me, Jesus
(hey, hey, hey)
Give it up to me
Give it up to me
Do you wanna be
My angel?
So help me!
Be my angel
Be my angel
Do you wanna die?
I promise you
I will treat you well
My sweet angel
So help me, Jesus
Jesus
Jesus
Jesus
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Todd Lewis
Possum Kingdom lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
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Born Free – Song Lyric Sunday – Elevator Music

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Born Free – Song Lyric Sunday – Elevator Music

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For SLS today we have songs that feature an Elevator Music song. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/05/15/background-music/

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So – Elevator music – What is this? I’ve always heard this term, but finding something that could really be called that wasn’t so easy for me, at least.

I figured any slow, boring instrumental song would do, and that’s pretty much the way it is. But there are lots of regular songs that have been turned into the so called ‘elevator music’.

These are songs that are played in the background at places, where you don’t really have to pay attention, but you kind of hear them anyway. You can hear them on elevators (though I’ve never been in one that played music), at the grocery store, department stores at the mall, and any place where people congregate.

This type of music can also be called Muzak, easy listening, & background music.

I’m not sure if this song I chose has been used as such, but probably has been at one time or another.

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Born Free” is a popular song with music by John Barry, and lyrics by Don Black. It was written for the 1966 film of the same name and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

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Born free
As free as the wind blows
As free as the grass grows
Born free to follow your heart
Live free
And beauty surrounds you
The world still astounds you
Each time you look at a star
Stay free
Where no walls divide you
You’re free as a roaring tide so there’s no need to hide
Born free
And life is worth living
But only worth living
‘Cause you’re born free
Stay free
Where no walls divide you
You’re free as a roaring tide so there’s no need to hide
Born free
And life is worth living
But only worth living
‘Cause you’re born free
Source: Musixmatch
Songwriters: John Barry / Don Black
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And here is the song with more photos of the movie and with the words being sung.
Sorry, it wouldn’t just appear here.
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The Old Changing Way – Song Lyric Sunday – Fix

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The Old Changing Way – Song Lyric Sunday – Fix

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For SLS today we have songs that feature a song that has ‘fix or make’ in the title or lyrics. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/05/01/fixing-my-make-up/

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I was completely drawing a blank on this prompt of Fix or Make. I know how they are different – fix means to repair something that is broken, while make is to create something new.

So, I was browsing for some kind of a song to use and came across this one. I’d never heard it before, but it’s pretty good, and has the word fix in there, too. I really like the music, the singer’s accent, and the story he is telling in his song. The more times I listen to it the better I like it.

But then I couldn’t find any mention of this song anywhere, as to when it was recorded, or what label, or who wrote it … nothing!

All I could find was a sort of biography deal on the Wiki for Richard Thomson. That’s all I have except the song and the lyrics.

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From the Wiki article:

The discography of Richard Thompson, an English singer/songwriter and guitarist, consists of 18 solo studio albums, three live albums and 16 singles, in addition to six studio albums and two live albums credited to Richard and Linda Thompson and five studio albums as a member of Fairport Convention, as well as a number of fan club and boutique label releases, soundtracks and collaborations. He has also appeared as a guest musician on the albums of several other artists.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Thompson_(musician)#Discography

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I’m Darby the tinker and my brother is Tam
We go where the work is, my boys, and we work where we can
With the mending and fixing, it’s together we stay
Intending our fortunes to try on the old changing way
We come to your cities and we call on your wives
We’ll fix up your kettles, please dear missus, we’ll sharpen your knives
And we always agreed that together we’d stay
Intending our fortunes to try on the old changing way
At times they grew scanty and the money grew thin
We worked for a song but the money it didn’t come in
Now brothers are kindred but hard times betray
And so we stumbled apart on the old changing way
We never agreed to divide our tin
And when you’re out of love with your brother, your hard times begin
For the spikes and the brothels, they’re shameful to see
But don’t you travel alone, boys, this warning you take from me
You must share with your nearest till the end of your days
Or else it’s forever you’re on the old changing way

~ lyrics found on Genius Lyrics

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Bye Bye Love – Song Lyric Sunday – Good-bye

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Bye Bye Love – Song Lyric Sunday – Good-bye

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For SLS today we have songs that feature a song that has ‘good-bye, sayonara, arrivederci, farewell, ciao, hasta la vista, shalom, bon-voyage’ in the title or lyrics. Thanks, Jim!

To join in this fun weekly challenge, and to see other entries, just click the link below.

https://jimadamsauthordotcom.wordpress.com/2021/04/24/peace-out/

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Notes from a Wiki article:

This song reached # 1 on Cashbox, and # 2 on Billboard. It has also been recorded by Simon & Garfunkle, and George Harrison.

The guitar intro was not originally part of the song, but was something that Don Everly had come up with and was tacked on to the beginning.[3] Chet Atkins was the lead guitar player on the session.[4] Buddy Harman was the drummer.[5]

“Bye Bye Love”, by the Everly Brothers, can be found on their album released in 1957. It was written by Felice & Boudieaux Bryant, and is on the Cadence label.

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Bye bye love
Bye bye happiness
Hello loneliness
I think I’ma gonna cry
Bye bye love
Bye bye sweet caress
Hello emptiness
I feel like I could die
Bye bye my love goodbye
There goes my baby with someone new
She sure looks happy, I sure am blue
She was my baby ’til he stepped in
Goodbye to romance that might have been
Bye bye love
Bye bye happiness
Hello loneliness
I think I’ma gonna cry
Bye bye love
Bye bye sweet caress
Hello emptiness
I feel like I could die
Bye bye my love goodbye
I’m through with romance, I’m through with love
I’m through with counting the stars above
And here’s the reason that I’m so free
My loving baby is through with me
Bye bye love
Bye bye happiness
Hello loneliness
I think I’ma gonna cry
Bye bye love
Bye bye sweet caress
Hello emptiness
I feel like I could die
Bye bye my love goodbye
Bye bye my love goodbye
Bye bye my love goodbye
Bye bye my love goodbye
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Boudleaux Bryant / Felice Bryant
Leatherneck Jamboree: Bye, Bye Love lyrics © House Of Bryant Publications
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