I Want You

“Brevity is the soul of lingerie” – Dorothy Parker https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/C-RjdpVuSms&source=uds Although this blog is called Words & Music there are situations that call for economy in the use of words.  The longest song The Beatles ever released (except for the experimental Revolution 9) is “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” which clocks in at 7Continue reading “I Want You”

The Lovelorn Blues

Everyone must feel a little lovelorn sometimes. And there’s some comfort in knowing you’re not alone in your misery. Hence, the blues. I’m lovelorn babyI’ve got the lovelorn bluesI’m lovelorn babyAnd so are you Tell me again how everything that’s put together falls apartTell me again how you can go on living with a brokenContinue reading “The Lovelorn Blues”

Blackbird

In 1968, Paul McCartney (“Sir” to his friends) used this unique and lyrical acoustic guitar progression as an ornate frame for his lyrics. About the lyrics: “I was in Scotland playing on my guitar, and I remembered this whole idea of ‘you were only waiting for this moment to arise’ was about, you know, theContinue reading “Blackbird”