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Fall Cleaning

(I wrote this first part in September.)

From time to time I delete songs from my iTunes, whether they are doubles, unknown or never played. Almost reaching a 15,000-song made me realize having 55+ GB of space used up can’t be too healthy for my Mac’s hard drive. In today’s rampage, I found a few songs that brought a nostalgic feeling.

Fall is my favorite season, yet, I often feel nostalgic or even melancholy when the leaves begin to change colors and the wind pursues the branches. It’s tough to think about last fall; it’s even more tough to think about the fall when I started 6th grade. Each fall reminds me of Michael Jackson, Memphis, love and beginning. It’s strange, but I enjoy the heartache fall brings. Continue reading

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Favored Remakes

Dedicated to the groups who first sang these tunes.

I rarely favor cover songs. There are few exceptions: most of the songs from the Across the Universe film and various jazz tunes. However, I love two specific songs that were crafted decades ago and have since been recorded as covers.

“In the Still of the Night” by BoyzIIMen (originally recorded by the Five Satins in 1956)

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Lyrics of the Week – Week 20

Dedicated to one of my mom’s friends. She loves Sting.

“Fields of Gold” by Sting

You’ll remember me when the west wind moves
Upon the fields of barley
You’ll forget the sun in his jealous sky
As we walk in the fields of gold

So she took her love
For to gaze awhile
Upon the fields of barley
In his arms she fell as her hair came down
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