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Will you post a song about 'success'?

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Posted - July 30

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  • 1141
      July 30, 2022 8:11 AM MDT
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  • 42222
    Nice. Great guitar riffs.
      July 30, 2022 8:15 AM MDT
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  • 9209
    Copperhead Road by Steve Earle. Copperhead Road is a song about a guy that got out of a failing family illegal booze business and into the profitable illegal cannabis business. Cheers and happy weekend! This post was edited by Nanoose at July 30, 2022 5:42 PM MDT
      July 30, 2022 8:43 AM MDT
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  • 15088
    Didn't he get caught though?
    "The DEA's got a chopper in the air
    I wake up screamin' like I'm back over there"
      July 30, 2022 11:09 PM MDT
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  • 9209
    I don't think he got caught because Charlie knew they better stay away from Copperhead road. Cheers! This post was edited by Nanoose at July 31, 2022 6:51 AM MDT
      July 31, 2022 6:49 AM MDT
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  • 15088
    Charlie was the code name for the Viet Cong, ie "Victor Charlie".
      July 31, 2022 6:55 AM MDT
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  • 9209
    Yeah he looked at the cops as the enemy. Cheers!
      July 31, 2022 7:08 AM MDT
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  • 15088
    More likely he booby-trapped the farm.
    "I learned a thing or two from Charlie, don't y'know"
      July 31, 2022 5:57 PM MDT
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  • 8172
      July 30, 2022 10:27 AM MDT
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  • 1141
    I remember this cheesy tune back in 1967. The thing is, this cheese is great. Only two of the Monkees were musicians. This post was edited by CosmicWunderkind at July 30, 2022 10:09 PM MDT
      July 30, 2022 10:36 AM MDT
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  • 1656
    We are the champions by Queen
      July 30, 2022 10:34 AM MDT
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  • 1141
    My personality despises Queen. 
      July 30, 2022 10:37 AM MDT
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  • 1656
    Not one of my favorites either but the song fit the question. 
      July 30, 2022 1:27 PM MDT
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  • 1141
    K:)
      July 30, 2022 4:42 PM MDT
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  • 1460
      July 30, 2022 12:12 PM MDT
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  • 509
      July 30, 2022 4:19 PM MDT
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  • 9997
      July 30, 2022 4:19 PM MDT
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  • 42222
    Nice. Thanks.
      July 30, 2022 4:26 PM MDT
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  • 1141
      July 30, 2022 4:46 PM MDT
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  • 16566
      July 30, 2022 5:04 PM MDT
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  • 20876


    "Life in One Day"      Howard Jones

    (Jones' optimism in his song lyrics is shared so artfully, along with his incredible music composing and performing - - he is SO much my man. He successfully  inspires me to live better.)


    "Life In One Day"

    The old man said to me
    Said don't always take life so seriously
    Play the flute
    And dance and sing your song

    Try and enjoy the here and now
    The future will take care of itself somehow
    The grass is never greener over there
    Time will wear away the stone
    Gets the hereditary bone

    [Chorus:]
    Don't try to live your life in one day
    Don't go speed your time away
    Don't try to live your life in one day
    Don't go speed your time away

    The old man said to me
    Said you can't change the world single-handedly
    Raise a glass enjoy the scenery
    Pretend the water is champagne
    And fill my glass again and again
    While the wolves are gathering round your door
    Time will wear away the stone
    Gets the hereditary bone

    The old man said to me
    Said don't always take life so seriously
    Play the flute
    And dance and sing your song

    Try and enjoy the here and now
    The future will take care of itself somehow
    The grass is never greener over there
    Time will wear away the stone
    Gets the hereditary bone

    I tried to live my life in one day
    Don't go speed your time away

    I bit off more than I can chew
    Only so much you can do

    Wolves are gathering round my door
    Ask them in and invite some more

    I tried to live my life in one day
    Don't go speed your time away
     
     
     


    This post was edited by WelbyQuentin at July 30, 2022 10:10 PM MDT
      July 30, 2022 5:32 PM MDT
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  • 20876


    "Things Can Only Get Better"       Howard Jones

    another superlative-to-me  positive song for living successfully by Howard Jones

    (And one of my favorite life memories: Waiting in line to get into one of his concerts, two security guards quietly came up to me, took me by the elbow and told me to please come with them. And took me into the building to places I knew were not where the public would typically go. Howard had told the guards that his brother was out in the crowd and didn't want attention brought to him but he wanted to see Howard. Guards asked Howard how would they know who his brother was.
    Howard said, "Look for someone who looks just like me and dressed like me. That will be my brother."



    "Things Can Only Get Better"

    We're not scared to lose it all
    Security throw through the wall
    Future dreams we have to realize
    A thousand skeptic hands
    Won't keep us from the things we plan
    Unless we're clinging to the things we prize

    And do you feel scared, I do
    But I won't stop and falter
    And if we threw it all away
    Things can only get better

    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)
    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)

    Treating today as though it was
    The last, the final show
    Get to sixty and feel no regret
    It may take a little time
    A lonely path, an uphill climb
    Success or failure will not alter it

    And do you feel scared, I do
    And I won't stop and falter
    And if we threw it all away
    Things can only get better

    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)
    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)

    And do you feel scared, I do
    And I won't stop and falter
    And if we threw it all away
    Things can only get better
    Ah!

    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)
    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)

    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa oh-oh-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)
    Whoa whoa whoa-whoa oh-oh-oh
    (Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh)
    Whoa whoa whoa-oh-oh whoa-whoa whoa-oh-oh



    This post was edited by WelbyQuentin at July 30, 2022 10:10 PM MDT
      July 30, 2022 5:41 PM MDT
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  • 1141
    This is great Wel, but, it is only you I turn to affirm my feeling that Bent Cold Sidewalk is the most masterful piece Tangerine Dream ever did and that it is a masterpiec of spooky  heartbreaking intellectual genius on the album cyclone! Meh! Can't post the song!
    https://www.allmusic.com
    When I talk to the trees
    O'great trees who have learned to speak slowly
    I know that they believe that they have an answer
    Then I walk in the city where I cannot hear it

    When I talk to the city
    I have already learned three answers
    Before I call the question
    And slowly, I wish myself among trees
    But can not hear myself wishing

     
     
     
     
     
     
    Muni Long “Pain” (Live Performance) | Open Mic
     
     
     
     
    Muni Long “Pain” (Live Performance) | Open Mic
     
    When I talk to the people
    Who are the trees that grow in the city
    They reply with a fond kindness, slowly
    But there is no answer
    For experience to be made by mistake

    Upon this key, time will slide
    Beyond the lock, you lose your mind
    And as our door becomes open
    A rush of sound is found inside
    Creating dreams that pass you by

    You may live through your life a long long time..
    But you will never know from where it came
    Yet all you've seen is what you've wanted to
    You're walking forward as you look behind
    Still watching those old memories fade and die...

    This door is heavy, and is deeply stained
    With wasted tears, that try to fight in vain
    You may be sitting, feeling quite secure
    But listen carefully - and this key is yours -
    For we can lead you far beyond that door...

    There are dangers hidden, trust in that language
    And it is precisely this conception that which must not be changed
    The epitome of our language is patterns containment of thought and sound
     
    I die to fight!!
    I die to fight!!
    I die to fight!!

    Upon this key, time will slide
    Beyond each lock, you lose your mind
    And as our door becomes open
    A rush of sound is found inside -
    Creating dreams that pass you by..

    Bent cold sidewalk, open the gate
    I may be late but I can no longer wait
    Stealing the crown that stood me up
    I'm laying the table with dusty plates
    Bent cold sidewalk, open the gate
    I may be late but I can no longer wait
    Playing the god to fix your gaze
    I'm holding you firm on another day
    Bent cold sidewalk, open the gate
    I may be late but I can no longer wait
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

     
    This post was edited by CosmicWunderkind at July 30, 2022 6:10 PM MDT
      July 30, 2022 5:54 PM MDT
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  • 20876
    I didn't use the lnk you offered but I looked up the song after reading your reply and just got done listening.

    Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I cannot argue your viewpoint that this song is their most masterful. I thought I preferred their instrumental-only" pieces but this song blew me away. Of course, the instrumentals are heavenly to me but I also  really like the vocals and how they're performed. I've never heard this song until now. Loved it immediately.
    I'm most likely going to sign off for the night off the site soon  - - this song was a great way for me to end my day musically. Thanks for sharing!

    I'm going to try to post the performance recording to which I listened. And the song lyrics.




    Upon this key, time will slide,
    Beyond the lock, you lose your mind.
    And as our door becomes open,
    A rush of sound is found inside
    Creating dreams that pass you by.

    You may live through your life a long long time
    But you will never know from where it came,
    Yet all you've seen is what you've wanted to,
    You're walking forward as you look behind,
    Still watching those old memories fade and die

    This door is heavy, and is deeply stained,
    With wasted tears, that try to fight in vain,
    You may be sitting, feeling quite secure,
    But listen carefully, and this key is yours
    For we can lead you far beyond that door

    There are dangers hidden, trust in that language
    And it is precisely this conception that which must not be changed
    The epitome of our language is patterns containment of thought and sound
    Shouting nonsense words
    I die to fight!!
    I die to fight!!
    I die to fight!!
    Shouting nonsense words


    Upon this key, time will slide,
    Beyond each lock, you lose your mind.
    And as our door becomes open,
    A rush of sound is found inside
    Creating dreams that pass you by..

    Bent cold sidewalk, open the gate,
    I may be late but I can no longer wait.
    Stealing the crown that stood me up,
    I'm laying the table with dusty plates.
    Bent cold sidewalk, open the gate,
    I may be late but I can no longer wait.
    Playing the god to fix your gaze,
    I'm holding you firm on another day.
    Bent cold sidewalk, open the gate,
    I may be late but I can no longer wait.

     








    This post was edited by WelbyQuentin at July 30, 2022 6:26 PM MDT
      July 30, 2022 6:22 PM MDT
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