I Wish I Were In Love Again – Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland

This tune by Rodgers & Hart was performed by the late Mickey Rooney and the later Judy Garland in a film named, appropriately enough for this blog, Words & Music. https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/o9TbIcRKTLc&source=uds You don’t know that I felt goodWhen we up and parted.You don’t know I knocked on woodGladly broken-hearted.Worrying is through,  I sleep all nightAppetite andContinue reading “I Wish I Were In Love Again – Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland”

Remember, This Is Supposed To Be Fun

This is a reggae-ish twist on the song Fun that I wrote and recorded with Late Model Humans last year for our album Ain’t No Good. Remember thisRemember thisRemember this is supposed to be fun Just ask any little boyLife is meant to be enjoyedAnd sometimes it makes sense to lose your mindTo be aContinue reading “Remember, This Is Supposed To Be Fun”

Royals – Bruce Springsteen – Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland 1-3-2014

I’ve never seen a diamond in the flesh I cut my teeth on wedding rings in the movies And I’m not proud of my address In the torn up town, no post code envy But every song’s like: Gold teeth, Grey Goose, tripping in the bathroom Bloodstains, ball gowns, trashing the hotel room We don’t care We’reContinue reading “Royals – Bruce Springsteen – Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland 1-3-2014”

The Parting Glass

The lyrics to this song date back to at least the early 1600s. The melody came a century or so later. It’s usually played at the end of the night as a farewell song.William Christie, who compiled two volumes of Traditional Ballad Airs, wrote in 1876 that The Parting Glass was still the last playedContinue reading “The Parting Glass”