Showing posts from March, 2015

It’s Not Unusual

The incredible talent of dynamite Welsh singer Tom Jones
Signature song “It’s Not Unusual”

“Help Yourself”

“I’m Coming Home to You”
“These Funny, Familiar, Forgotten Feelings”

Twisting the Night Away

How many twisting songs do you know?

“The Twist” “Let’s Twist Again” "Twist and Shout" "Twist, Twist Senora" "Twistin' the Night Away"

Take a Magic Carpet Ride

“Magic Moments” “That Old Black Magic”

“This Magic Moment” “Do You Believe in Magic”   “Magic Carpet Ride”  

Memories Like Diamonds Shine

Songs that bring back memories of times that will never be forgotten and songs of hope.
“Memories Are Made of This” “Some Memories Just Won’t Die”
“Song for the Lonely” “Times of Your Life”

“Through the Years”

Sing Along with Mitch

Mitchell William Miller or Mitch Miller gave people a good feeling and a chance to sing along with popular songs. In the early 60s he had a TV show “Sing Along With Mitch”.  “The Yellow Rose of Texas” 

 "Happy Days Are Here Again" "You Are My Sunshine"
"In the Good Ole Summertime"

The Luck of the Irish

Wishing everyone a Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A holiday everyone can enjoy. Hope you find that four leaf clover and a leprechaun with a pot of gold.
"McNamara's Band" “The Black Velvet Band”

“Whiskey on a Sunday”
“The Rose of Tralee”

“My Wild Irish Rose”/“When Irish Eyes Are Smiling”

On Top of Old Smokey

I don’t know how many of you remember this folk song but at one time itwas quite popular. This song became a hit for American actor, writer and folk singer Burl Icie Ivanhoe Ives or Burl Ives who had a likeable singing style.  “On Top of Old Smokey”

“Blue Tail Fly” “The Wild Side of Life”  "Funny Way of Laughin'"
"Little Itty Bitty Tear"

Johnnie Ray

He was a most popular pop singer in the 50s. His name was John Alvin “Johnnie” Ray and he was an American singer, songwriter and pianist. It was singer Tony Bennett who gave Johnny credit for being the true father of rock and roll.

“Just Walking in the Rain”

“Broken Hearted”
"In the Candlelight"

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That’s My Desire

He came into this world as Francesco Paolo LoVecchio but to his many fans he was Frankie Laine. He was an American singer, songwriter and actor. He was usually billed as “America’s Number One Song Stylist”.
“That Lucky Old Sun”

“Rose, Rose I Love You”

"Making Memories"
“That’s My Desire”

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The Big O

This was the nickname of one awesome singer whose full name was Roy Kelton Orbison. He was an American singer and songwriter. Well-known by his trademark dark sunglasses and his incredible voice, his songs will live on forever.
The first song that highlighted his talent was “Only the Lonely” “In Dreams”

“It’s Over”
“California Blue”
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Dancing the Tennessee Waltz

vely lady behind such hits as “Tennessee Waltz” was Clara Ann Fowler or to her fans Patti Page. She was an American singer of traditional pop music in the 50s and 60s.
Her first hit song was in 1948 “Confess” Followed by her first million selling single “With My Eyes Wide Open I’m Dreaming”

“Tennessee Waltz”
"Mockin' Bird Hill"

“Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte” (from a 1964 movie of the same name with Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland)