‘All that Glittered’ …

… really WAS Gold.

“I’ve got so much honey the bees envy me.”

My Girl / Mamas and Papas / 1967

A times we seemed to be so buried in Gold
that we don’t to see the light.

I figure that over 90% of all songs (maybe most music?)
are about LOVE.

San Francisco / Scott McKenzie / 1967


I’d take my five bucks and head downtown to the Record Shop.
A very difficult decision awaited me:

She Loves You / The Beatles / 1963

Beatles? Rolling Stones? Jefferson Airplane? Dylan, Donovan, Mamas and Papas, The Who, The Eagles, Simon and Garfunkel, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Credence Clearwater, Elvis, Three Dog Night,
Joni Mitchell, The Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, John Denver, Don McLean,
Jim Croce, The Doors, Streisand, Abba, Roger Miller, Kris Kristofferson,
Jimi Hendrix, Steppenwolf, Santana, Lovin Spoonful, Cream,
Procol Harum, The Kinks, Neil Young, CSNY, The Byrds, America,

I Need You / America / 1972

Steve Miller, Boz Scaggs, Gordon Lightfoot, Eric Clapton, JJ Cale,
Pink Floyd, Billy Joel, The Band, Yes, Grateful Dead, New Riders,
Journey, The Supremes, Jethro Tull, Air Supply, Journey, Jimmy Buffet, Supertramp, Bob Seger, Belafonte, Flying Burrito Brothers, Moby Grape,
It’s a Beautiful Day, Moby Grape, Al Stewart, The Allman Brothers, Ten Years After, The Animals, Anne Murray, The Association, BB King,
Bad Company, Bad Finger, The Kingston Trio, Canned Heat, Carole King,
Bobby Darin, Burton Cummings, Poco, Dire Straits, Boston, Enya,
Neil Diamond, Gerry Rafferty, Harry, Nilsson, Meatloaf, Merle Haggard,
Garry Pucket, Jay and the Americans, 5h Dimension, Harry Chapin,
Joan Baez, Johnny Rivers, Tim Hardin, Willie Nelson, Heart, The Hollies,

Good Vibrations / The Beach Boys / 1966

The Hometown Band, Valdy, John Prine, Johnny Nash, Barry Manilow,
Midler, John Baldry, The Seekers, Cohen, Van Morrison, Javi Garcia,
Rod McKuen, Jefferson Starship, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jesse Winchester,
Joe Cocker, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Tom Petty,
Ringo, The Joy of Cooking, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rodgers,
Linda Ronstadt, Little River Band,
Loggins & Messina, Melanie,
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker, Mcguinn, Clark & Hillman,
Michael Murphy, Mickey Newbury, Moodie Blues, Murray McLauchlan,
Nana Mouskouri, Mireille Mathieu, Bread, Paul Butterfield,
Oak Ridge Boys, Gatlin Brothers, Tina Turner, Pure Prairie League,
The Righteous Brothers, The Rankin Family, Rita McNeil,
Roy Orbison, Shawn Phillips, The Stampeders, Steve Winwood,
The Youngbloods, Blood Sweat and Tears, Chicago …

Camelot Finale Ultimo / Richard Harris / 1967

Did I miss anybody Thom?

Only about a 1000 others …

I don’t know what kids listen too these days,
and although I’m certain there’s some good stuff around?
I’m also certain will never measure up this.

I thought it last forever ..
slowly … surely … sadly …
It faded.
The sun was setting.
Falling back … to wherever we were before?
That tsumami; hurricane; tornado;
that had swept the world.
Had abated.


Have You ever seen the Rain? / CCR / 1971

I still have the music.
To prove it existed.

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6 thoughts on “‘All that Glittered’ …”

    1. The Power Of Music. I download most everything I want from YouTube and convert
      them to MP3s using a free program called Any Video Converter. Then I put
      it on USB and play them in my car. Never get tired of it.

    1. I got some of that. Wasn’t raised on it though. But I do appreciate.
      My parents were mainly fans of Musicals: The King and I, Oklahoma,
      South Pacific, The Music Man, Camelot … they had ’em all. I can
      most any song from all of them – if you can stand my singing.
      But that won’t stop me.

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