Alexander Averin

Monday 17 May 2010

Love Songs

I spent days thinking I would never find a 'P' song and now I have three! I am posting two of them simply because I know a lot of people dislike Celine Dion but the first is The Power of Love Personally I love her voice and have asked to be able to sing with such power in my next life, that's all, it would do me. I defy anyone to say she cannot sing!

The Eric Clapton song, the very gentle Please Be With Me is an old favourite of mine from one of my favourite albums 461 Ocean Boulevard. It takes me back but it remains a very beautiful song. I hope you enjoy it.

Going back to powerful voices simply raw with emotion. The third song? An absolute classic, it's
Piece of My Heart by Janis Joplin. I haven't posted it but if anyone wants me to I will.

So it's all about love folks - as most songs seem to be: the striving for, the celebration of, or the grieving over its loss.


(Any suggestions for 'Q'?)

Please Be With Me

Oh my word, what does it mean?
Is it love or is it me
That makes me change so suddenly?
Looking out, feeling free.

Sit here lying in my bed,
Wondering what it was I'd said
That made me think I'd lost my head,
When I knew I lost my heart instead.

Won't you please read my signs, be a gypsy.
Tell me what I hope to find deep within me.
Because you can find my mind, please be with me.

Of all the better things I've heard,
Loving you has made the words
And all the rest seem so absurd,
'Cause in the end it all comes out unsure.

Eric Clapton


Toni aka irishlas said...

I haven't been commenting, but, let me say I've really enjoyed going through the alphabet so far!
Some of you song choices sure do bring back memories (or remind me I'm really getting old).

Thanks for taking the time to do this!

Fran Hill said...

Er ... Q is a difficult one. Trying to think ...

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Such a wonderful list you are creating!
I'd like to add Pretty World by Sergio Mendes and Brazil '66!

Westerwitch/Headmistress said...

Yes please to Janis Joplin . . .

Frances said...

Well, I only got a chance to see Janis perform one time. Perhaps not at her best, but all the same.

Please, please me... Cait you know that old Beatles tune.

Q ... I will have to dig a bit for suggestions.


CAMILLA said...

They are all wonderful Cait, thank you, I especially love the Janis Joplin song.