Thursday, November 16, 2017

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Another Year of Great Old Songs



It's just about the third anniversary of Throwback Thursday on my music blog, my humble effort to explore the music and musicians of decades past, and, when appropriate, to show how that music reverberates in contemporary music. As always, this comes a day after the just-about third anniversary of Wacky Wednesday here. (I don't know what got into me three years ago ...)

Here are the wonderful old tunes I looked at this past year, including one from Wacky Wednesday. Enjoy them all again.

And here's something new: I've created a new page, The Stephen W. Terrell Web Log Songbook where you can find all the links to all the songs any time. I'll update as I go along. You can find that HERE.

But here are the songs I looked at in the last 12 months:

The Throwback Thursday Songbook, Volume 3

Are You Lonesome Tonight

Artificial Flowers

The Band Played On

Big Bad John



Bonaparte's Retreat

Darktown Strutters' Ball

Flora The Lily of the West

Gotta Travel On

Hanging Johnny



I'll See You in My Dreams (part 2)

Long Black Veil

Pablo Picasso (Wacky Wednesday)

Sinner Man



This Train

True Religion

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald



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