Song Lyric Sunday: Military – ‘The Universal Soldier’

This week’s Song Lyric Sunday has a military theme to it. Following on from last week’s Clive Davis fest, I recalled that one of the great man’s very first signings was the Irish folksinger Donovan, and I certainly remembered this protest song from my schooldays. Donovan released his cover in 1965, although the song’s author,…

Song Lyric Sunday: Scary – ‘Sunshine Superman’

Hallowe’en is the broad theme of Jim’s prompts for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday, what with it being that time of year. It’s fair to say that Hallowe’en is more of an American ‘thing’ than a European one and even in less pandemic times it would be very surprising to find the neighbours going door-to-door…

Song Lyric Sunday: Colours – ‘Mellow Yellow’

‘Colours’ (sorry, but I just can’t bring myself to spell that word without the ‘u’ that belongs there) is the theme for this week. There are certainly plenty to choose from, even if you take out all the blacks, whites and greys. I have options from all of what you could call my usual suspects…