Song Lyric Sunday: Gambling – ‘Deal’

Jim’s theme for Song Lyric Sunday this week comes under the broad umbrella of ‘gambling’. A couple of years ago Helen Vahdati set a similar theme, which I responded to with the Grateful Dead’s ‘Loser’. This is another offering from the Dead – a rather more upbeat one, often deployed as a rousing Set 1…

Weekly Song Challenge: Round 18

I’m muscling in on Laura’s Weekly Song Challenge again… Post a video of a song that makes you think about unconditional love Once you’ve made up your mind… Post a video of a song that reminds you of your dad My dad bought me my first drink, took me to my first football match…and introduced…

Weekly Song Challenge: Round 17

I’m playing along again this week with the Weekly Song Challenge hosted by Laura at Lauravent69 Post a video of a song that makes you think of your youth. ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’ by Stealer’s Wheel is forever associated in my head with revising for my final University exams in June 1973. In…

Weekly Song Challenge: Colours

I thought I might start to play along with the Weekly Song Challenge hosted by Laura at lauravent69. The rules are as follows: Copy rules and add to your own post, pinging back to this post. Post music videos for your answers to the musical questions. Tag two people to participate I’m skipping Rule Three,…

Song Lyric Sunday: Thoroughfares – ‘Roadhouse Blues’

Jim’s theme for Song Lyric Sunday this week could be broadly classified as  ‘thoroughfares’ (streets, avenues, etc). Plenty of songs to choose from, then. I’ve gone for just your basic road, however, mainly because it gives me the opportunity to post another number from The Doors’ performance at the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970.…

Song Lyric Sunday: Dawn/Noon/Dusk/Midnight – ‘After Midnight’

Times of day is Jim’s theme this week, so here’s a fine song – in an exceptionally good version – by the man they used to call ‘God’ After midnight, we’re gonna let it all hang down. After midnight, we’re gonna chug-a-lug and shout. We’re gonna stimulate some action; We’re gonna get some satisfaction. We’re…