Song Lyric Sunday: Culture – ‘Vesti La Giubba’

A complete change of pace this week for Song Lyric Sunday, as Jim has chose the themes of Musical and Opera. As a general rule, I can’t get to grips with musicals, apart from the odd so-called ‘jukebox’ type. The one about Tina Turner was pretty good. When it comes to opera, I do have…

Song Lyric Sunday: Pretending – ‘Tears Of A Clown’

Everyone pretends, at least sometimes. The public face often bears no relation to what’s going on in the internal dialogue. It’s not surprising, therefore, that there are many songs that would fit Helen’s theme this week of ‘pretending’. Bob Dylan almost certainly had his tongue wedged firmly in his cheek when he famously described Smokey…