Semisonic, that’s right! They will be the soundtrack for my last post in this blog.
It’s been almost a year (3/4 of it, to be more precise) since we “started the fire“, many posts have been written, some great songs (at least in length, right Lourenço?) were shared, many genres were covered and several issues other than music were referred through our musical journey. But I believe it’s time for me (and me only, it’s not mean the end of the blog!) to jump out of the boat. I leave an infinite list of songs that I would like to share with you, but if you like music you’ll get to know them eventually.
Thanks for reading our blog and keep doing it, there are probably still great posts to come!
If you happen to be one of the two followers of our blog, I must apologize for the monopolization of posts. But once more, it has not been so due to my having too much initiative but instead for my colleagues having none 😛
But the main focus must go to the original version, which belongs to Elvis Presley, the King – not only because he must be given credited for having written a great melody and quite powerful lyrics (that unfortunately are still true more that 40 years later), but also because it is still the best version in my opinion (at least from the three I know). Hope you like it too 😉
Beatles’ fans have probably recognized what this post is about by the title – and you’re not mistaken.
I’ve been mainly listening to Neil Young, but there have been too many Neil songs in this blog recently, so I thought I should give him (or you!) a break. And besides Neil Young, the one song that captivated me this week was The Beatles‘ Golden Slumbers. I had discovered it several months ago through a John Denver cover, but I only gave it more attention more recently when I listened to the Beatles version (not that John Denver’s isn’t good, quite on the contrary!). Although it is considered a separate song, there is not a separate version of it (as far as I know), being it part of a medley which also includes the great “Carry that weight” (to which the post title alludes) and others.
I’ll post the whole version, but here you have a link that contains only the two songs I mention (which are actually the ones I listen to).
Well, I was innocently cleaning the recently new (in my library) Dolly Parton discography when I stumbled into an amazing song that Dolly covered and I immediately decided that I had to share it in the blog!
Well, I’m talking about Cat Stevens‘ Peace Train, a hymn to peace (heard about it?) and one of my favourite songs 🙂 I’m sure you won’t be indifferent to it, if only for the lyrics.
Just a little detail – gotta love him saying “this music basically”… you’ll hear the rest 😉