If you go down to Hammond You'll never come back In my opinion you're On the wrong track We'll always love you but That's not the point. You'd be okay if you'd Just stay in school Don't be a fool
Several recordings by Charles Manson and members of his "Family" have been released since Manson was indicted in late 1969 for the murders of Tate and LaBianca. In 1968, Phil Kaufman, who had met Manson in prison, moved in briefly with Manson and his "Family". Kaufman continually urged Manson to record some of his songs. While Manson was being held on the Tate-LaBianca charges, he told Kaufman "please put out my music
He finds the emotional drama in the characters in his songs," says Etheridge. When he sings 'The River,' he's going to break your heart. When Bono inducted Springsteen into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1999, he said Springsteen's voice sounded as "if Van Morrison could ride a Harley-Davidson. It was his greatest-hits album, the first one. The voice was at once modern, in all the things it was railing against, and very ancient. It felt strangely familiar to an Irishman. Ray Charles had the most unique voice in popular music. He would do these improvisational things, a little laugh or a Huh-hey! It was as if something struck him as he was singing and he just had to react to it. He was getting a kick out of what he was doing. And his joy was infectious. But there was something else I didn’t realize until we sang together in the Eighties, on my song Baby Grand.
First, the song has drama in the title or lyrics. Second, the song is conceptually or thematically about drama, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word. Even though Fergie doesn't want "no drama," she's still singing about it on "My Humps. Taylor Swift never mentions drama in "Bad Blood", but you know that exactly what that song is about.
Nonesuch Records releases the Magnetic Fields’ 50 Song Memoir on March 10, 2017. The five-CD, five-LP set chronicles the 50 years of songwriter Stephin Merritt’s life with one song per year; it was produced by Stephin Merritt with additional production by Thomas Bartlett and Charles Newman.
|A1||You've Got It Made, Babe|
|A2||Let's Gather 'Round An Old Song|
|A3||The Bell In The Old Church Tower|
|A4||Blossoms Of The Past|
|A5||Tomorrow Is Another Day|
|B1||On The Other Side Of Sunset|
|B2||You Left Me Waitin'|
|B3||Over The Mountain|
|B4||I Saw Our Star Tonight|
|B5||May We Thank The Lord|
- Written-By – D. E. Hammond*