Category Archives: 70’s Music

For Karen Carpenter ( 1950-1983 )

Long ago and oh so far away , your words spoke to me though they’re silent now ; yesterdays you brought them all back again with words that fell like raindrops onto desert sands ; Then the showers came the … Continue reading

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leper messiah

  He’s gone away & won’t be back , all his future words will remain unwritten , all future songs unsung , all future art unpainted & undrawn ; All the Young Dudes too are faded & gone , & … Continue reading

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Sacrificial Offerings

We offered our eyes to the blind , but they didn’t want to see ; We wanted to give our ears to the deaf , yet they had no desire to listen ; We offered the use of our arms … Continue reading

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Another Early ’70’s Neil Young Song : Time Lost

Did you ever wake up in the middle of the night , wandering where the life went you should’ve led ? And did you ever wonder in the middle of the day , what happened to all those books you … Continue reading

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Early ’70’s Neil Young Song : Lost Time

Time turned into a blizzard and blew away all that we could remember ; all those times that we’d forgotten to say the ” I’m sorries ” the ” I love you’s “, All just got piled up on the … Continue reading

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1970’s Rock Song

Stood at the mouth of the Volcano staring down from on high , right into the heart of the inferno can’t you see mankind’s troubles can’t you hear our cry ? There in the flames millions of faces choking with … Continue reading

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A 1970’s 10cc Song

Care Home. care , home , neither care nor home ; we are turnips hung upon the rack , awaiting the inevitable being tossed into the sack , sans identity ,sans something to say , sans someone to be,sans someone … Continue reading

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