Song Lyric Sunday: Magic and Mystery – ‘Love Potion Number 9’

An intriguing theme set by Jim this week for Song Lyric Sunday: ‘Hamlet/Magic/Mystery/Supernatural/Trick. So lots of scope for artistic interpretation – just like ‘Hamlet’ itself. This song by Lieber and Stoller surely fits the brief and was was originally a hit for US group The Clovers in 1959, but this is the version that I…

One-Liner Wednesday: Days Between

“Magic is what we do, music is how we do it”  – Jerry Garcia (born 1 August 1942)  – – – – – – – Okay, I freely admit to having lifted this from the official Grateful Dead website, but hey. One-Liner Wednesday 1 August 2018

Song Lyric Sunday: Magic – ‘Black Magic Woman’

“Got your spell on me, baby” Helen is looking for a song relating to ‘Magic’ this week. There are plenty out there, certainly. To be perfectly honest, the first one that came into my head was Barry Manilow’s ‘Could It Be Magic?’ Hmmm…oui, mais non, as the French are wont to say. More attuned to…