It is with a profoundly heavy heart that I write this post this morning. Last night I received some news that is very upsetting. Another member of my writing family has passed suddenly and tragically too young. Dan Reveal was one of the kindest and gentlest souls I ever met, and even though I’ve never … More A Song for Dan – Rest in Peace
Today is May 6th, 2013, exactly four years since my dad left us to live on in the afterlife and live on in our hearts and minds. It’s hard to believe that it’s been that long, but it has, and I think that most of us are used to not having him around. Still, we … More Song of the Day, for Dad: Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me – George Michael, with Elton John
berkleyside It’s Sunday morning, the one morning of the week that I look forward to making myself breakfast and sitting down to read the Sunday news, only today’s paper wasn’t an enjoyable one to read. As I turned to page 4, I immediately began to cry. Inevitably, the majority of coverage in the paper this … More Song of the Day – Empty Garden – Elton John
Tsk, tsk! You know, I used to love Elton John a lot. Check that… I used to love his music a lot, especially his early stuff like “Bennie and the Jets,” “Your Song,” and of course “Rocket Man,” but these days not so much…especially when he’s making a public ass out of himself by dissing … More Tsk, tsk, classless Elton disses Madge again!
Photo Source: The Walrus Speaks Ever since I posted Elton John’s “Your Song” as “Song of the Day” last Friday, I’ve been working on a piece of Elton’s best hits, and of course listening to them along the way. One of my favorites is this one, and in doing research on it, I found out … More Song of the Day – Daniel – Elton John
I love old Elton John songs! I can hardly believe that I forgot to mention that they played the remix version of this one at Splash the other night. It was actually amazing to see how many people knew the words and were singing along. “Mars ain’t the place to raise your kids. In fact … More Song of the Day – Rocket Man – Elton John