Fitz And The Tantrums

Fitz And The Tantrums!

After breaking out of my shell a little yesterday, I’m feeling much better today. In fact, I awoke with a much ‘lighter’ tune playing in my head this morning… ;) Of course, the jury is still out on whether or not that’s a good thing! O_o

If You Could Read My Mind

If You Could Read My Mind…

Haven’t felt much like blogging lately. Frankly, so much has happened to aggravate my feelings of being “a stranger in a strange land” that I’ve simply had no faith that I could express myself in words anyone would understand. Which, I guess, is why my mind has been speaking to me in song again…

Africa Optimism Recalled

Africa Optimism Recalled…

Having never been one of those ‘back to Africa’ types, I’m not really sure why these two songs have been playing in my head for the last few days. Maybe I heard one of them in a commercial, or perhaps one was playing behind something I saw on the news. Either way, they are a reflection of a time when many of us hoped Africa had a brighter future than the one that actually came to pass…

Led Zeppelin - Thank You

Led Zeppelin – Thank You…

From the 1969 “Led Zeppelin II” album, “Thank You” was the first Led Zeppelin song with lyrics written entirely by singer Robert Plant – as a tribute to his then-wife Maureen. It was also the song that signaled to guitarist Jimmy Page that Plant could now handle the majority of the lyrics writing for the band’s songs…