I thought I knew everything, Between the bad and the good, Guess I was wrong because, I misunderstood about Girls, Girls
Dwight Twilley was an American singer-songwriter and musician best known for his work in the power pop genre. Born on June 6, 1951, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Twilley’s early life and career have been marked by a lifelong passion for music.
Long, Long, Long – Turn!, Turn!, Turn! – Dance, Dance, Dance – Da, Da, Da – Bills, Bills, Bills – No, No, No
How many songs can you think of that have the same word, repeated three times, for the song title? In this series of posts, I’m going to try to come up with a few. Wish me luck. I’ll check in with some of the big rock bands and solo artists to see what I can find.
We made it another year. It is now 2023. I remember reading 2001: A Space Odyssey and feeling that that date was so far into the future. Well, I thought this would be a good time to look back 100 years, to 1923.
“I wear black for the poor and the beaten down
Living in the hopeless, hungry side of town
I wear it for the prisoner who has long paid for his crime…
I’d love to wear a rainbow every day
And tell the world that everything’s OK
But I’ll try to carry off a little darkness on my back
Till things are brighter, I’m the Man In Black.”
Inductee number 10 and my second in the country genre is Johnny Cash. He was born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, and died September 12, 2003, at age 71 just four months after the death of his wife, June Carter Cash. His mother wanted to name him John and his daddy wanted Ray so at birth they named him J. R. Cash.
My third inductee into my Music Hall of Fame is Elvis Aaron Presley, dubbed “The King of Rock and Roll”. While, unlike my first two inductees, he didn’t write many of his songs, “All Shook Up”, “Don’t Be Cruel”, “Heartbreak Hotel” were three he penned and some of my favorites.