American Pie, a song suggested by my youngest kiddo, was something that just never occurred to me. Thanks Riley, you made day 325 with this Don McLean classic. American Pie is a song that, admittedly, I remember the Weird Al Yankovic version more than the original. This song was just […]
Bridge Over Troubled Water is just a beautiful song by Simon & Garfunkel. I can remember hearing this when I was a little boy. Bridge Over Troubled Water is an obvious song about giving comfort to a person in need. Paul Simon said that this was “considerable better than what […]
The Wedding song was a frequently requested song for me to perform at many a wedding. Peter, Paul & Mary wrote The Wedding Song and it is a favorite of mine. Lyrics: He is now to be among you at the calling of your hearts Rest assured this troubadour is acting […]
An Irish tune for day 236. No particular reason, no real back story, just a good song.
Day 7 | “Oh Danny Boy” Before I started this odyssey, I contacted the police department just so they would know that I wasn’t causing trouble under the overpass. It was a surprise when I saw a request from the Trenton (MO) Police Department for this song. It seemed like […]
This piece, originally done by Leonard Cohen has long been a favorite of mine. Since I don’t have the “basement voice” Leonard has, I took a Jeff Buckley approach to this tune. I will admit that the challenge in this year long project will not be singing the songs, but […]