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Sunday Music – Burt Bacharach – Odds And Ends – The Story Of My Life

February 14, 2021 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Today’s music video is Odds And Ends and is sung here by Dionne Warwick. This song was written by the legendary songwriting duo of Burt Bacharach who wrote the music and Hal David who wrote the lyrics. Because this song was somewhat obscure, even when first recorded in 1969, there are […]

Sunday Music – Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey

December 27, 2020 by

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Today’s music video is Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey from Paul and Linda McCartney. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by Angel Carmona Now, while this song was preceded by a couple of songs from Paul McCartney after he left The Beatles, this one song is perhaps one of the […]

Sunday Music – Apeman

September 30, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Apeman and the song is performed here by the legendary English band, The Kinks. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by jarichards99utube Over the years, I have featured a number of music videos with songs from The Kinks. They were perhaps one of my […]

Sunday Music – Reuben James

April 15, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Reuben James, sung here in this clip by the American Country Music legend Kenny Rogers, this song with his first major band Kenny Rogers And The First Edition. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by Steve Bobo I have often said in these Music […]

Sunday Music – Wasted On The Way

April 8, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Wasted On The Way, sung here in this clip by the American Supergroup Crosby, Stills and Nash. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by TrixxyKatt A couple of weeks back, I mentioned how there were Rock and Roll ‘family trees’, not family members in […]

Sunday Music – Say You Love Me

March 25, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Say You Love Me, sung here in this clip by the English American Supergroup Fleetwood Mac. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by Fleetwood Mac Many years ago, I watched an English TV series which ran for a number of weeks here in Australia, […]

Sunday Music – Walk On By

March 18, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Walk On By, sung here in this clip by the American Country singer Leroy van Dyke. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by CaptainJimKirk The Friday just passed was the anniversary of ten years blogging for me. I have more than 1700 individual Posts […]

New York Times Critics Rip Katy Perry, Taylor Swift As Painfully White Girls

March 14, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Sunday’s New York Times Magazine explored “25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going.” Part of the answer was there were too many white girls badly trying to appropriate black music, singling out Katy Perry and Taylor Swift. Number 2 of the 25 was the Katy Perry (pictured) song “Chained […]

Sunday Music – Honey

February 11, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Honey, sung here in this clip by the American singer Bobby Goldsboro. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by Noway573 Thank heavens that the Internet was not available in the 1960’s, because if it had have been, this song would most probably have sunk […]

Sunday Music – Still Crazy After All These Years

February 4, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Still Crazy After All These Years, sung here in this clip by the American singer songwriting legend Paul Simon. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by ascbhuo I have always liked the songs of Paul Simon. Even though I was aware of his early […]

Sunday Music – Pasadena

January 14, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Pasadena and the song is performed here by the Australian singer John Paul Young, although when this song was first released, he was known as John Young. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by MrPurser Sometimes, the story behind the song is as good […]

Sunday Music – Dedicated Follower Of Fashion

January 7, 2018 by

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Today’s music video is Dedicated Follower Of Fashion and the song is performed here by the legendary English band, The Kinks. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by lypilapa The Kinks were always one of my favourite bands during the 60s and 70’s. While The Beatles were far […]

Sunday Music – Bad Sneakers

December 31, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Bad Sneakers and the song is performed here by the legendary American band Steely Dan. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by Donald Becker This song I have featured today comes from Steely Dan’s fourth album, Katy Lied, brought out by this famed band, […]

Sunday Music – God Only Knows

December 24, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is God Only Knows and the song is performed here by that iconic American band The Beach Boys. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by ViBach9 I have always liked this song, even though I was not really much of a fan of The Beach […]

Sunday Music – Lonely Boy

December 10, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Lonely Boy and the song is performed here by the American singer songwriter Andrew Gold. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by CountryRock2U Looking back across the years now, I’m amazed that while some songs hardly register on National Charts, they did rate highly […]

Sunday Music – Handle With Care

November 26, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Handle With Care and the song is performed here by the Supergroup The Traveling Wilburys. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by OfficialWilburyVEVO In 1987, George Harrison was in the middle of what can only be described as a stellar solo career after leaving […]

Sunday Music – Baker Street

November 19, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Baker Street and the song is performed here by the Scottish singer songwriter Gerry Rafferty. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by dkrisek It’s an odd thing how a song becomes so readily recognisable for just one thing, even though the song is a really […]

Sunday Music – (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden

November 5, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden and the song is performed here by the American Country Music star Lynn Anderson. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by sambda Every time I hear this song, I am reminded of a relatively humorous personal situation […]

Sunday Music – Ain’t That Shame – Vale ‘Fats’ Domino

October 29, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Ain’t That A Shame and the song is performed here by the legendary American musician ‘Fats’ Domino, who sadly passed away this last week. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by TheVideoExchange I have often mentioned at these Music Posts how that word ‘legend’ […]

Sunday Music – Single Girl

October 22, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Single Girl and the song is performed here by the American Popular and Country singer Sandy Posey. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by Henk Brugge Why I remember this song so well is because it was a big hit here in Australia as […]

Sunday Music – Summer (The First Time)

October 8, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Summer (The First Time) and the song is performed here by the American singer songwriter Bobby Goldsboro. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by music70splus Last week, I mentioned how in recent years, some songs have had the lyrics leaving nothing to the imagination, […]

Sunday Music – Blanket on The Ground

October 1, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Blanket On The Ground and the song is performed here by the American Country Music singer Billie Jo Spears. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by Yombina These days, when it comes to music from any genre, it seems that nothing is really off […]

Sunday Music – Come And Get It

September 17, 2017 by

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Today’s music video is Come And Get It and the song is performed here by the English group, Badfinger. Link to Video at You Tube This video was posted to You Tube by ticktock70 In 1968, The Beatles were the biggest name in popular music. They were so big, they started their own record label, […]

Music Special – East St Louis Toodle-oo – Vale Walter Becker

September 4, 2017 by

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I was saddened this morning, Australian time, to learn of the passing of Walter Becker. I don’t usually mark the passing of musicians, because if I did, I would be posting something almost every day, but Walter Becker was a member of one of my favourite bands, Steely Dan. Others might mark his passing with […]