Song Lyric Sunday: Lake – ‘The End’

With this week’s theme being ‘Ocean/Sea/Lake/Bay’, my choice may seem a bit left-fieldish. However, the lyrics of this stupendous Doors song do indeed feature the word lake and, bizarrely, it was the first song that came to my mind when I saw the prompt, so I make no apologies for using it. This is the…

Song Lyric Sunday: Sleep – ‘When The Music’s Over’

In most cases, my response to Helen’s Song Lyric Sunday theme will contain the keyword in the title, thereby displaying a regrettably typical lack of imagination. Which is why my first thought on seeing this week’s theme of ‘Sleep’ was John Lennon’s ‘How Do You Sleep?’ But then I asked myself why forego an opportunity…

My Music Lexicon: D is for Dylan (and The Doors)

D? Dylan of course. It’s really hard to imagine anyone with an interest in music and a serious side to their personality hitting their teens in the mid-sixties who wouldn’t go for Bob Dylan as a major influence. I’m certanly no exception. I was never an enthusiast for the traditional folk music that Billy Connolly…