VoyForums
[ Show ]
Support VoyForums
[ Shrink ]
VoyForums Announcement: Programming and providing support for this service has been a labor of love since 1997. We are one of the few services online who values our users' privacy, and have never sold your information. We have even fought hard to defend your privacy in legal cases; however, we've done it with almost no financial support -- paying out of pocket to continue providing the service. Due to the issues imposed on us by advertisers, we also stopped hosting most ads on the forums many years ago. We hope you appreciate our efforts.

Show your support by donating any amount. (Note: We are still technically a for-profit company, so your contribution is not tax-deductible.) PayPal Acct: Feedback:

Donate to VoyForums (PayPal):

Login ] [ Contact Forum Admin ] [ Main index ] [ Post a new message ] [ Search | Check update time | Archives: 12345678910 ]
Subject: Re: Wishing (lyrics)


Author:
Mulligan
[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]
Date Posted: Thu November 01, 2018 07:38:00
In reply to: Richard K. Branton 's message, "Wishing" on Tue October 23, 2018 04:26:14

The chord progressions are fascinating, and I think the lyrics are great. The songwriting team of Holly/Montgomery would have been powerful in the 1960s and beyond if not for the tragedy.

At a time when songs by Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent were banned because of "suggestive content" it was pretty clever and sly of Buddy and Bob to write

------------
"I've been hoping all along - things would turn out right
If I could find a wishing star - then I could spend the night...

Wishing - that I could see you every day"
------------

Years later, the Rolling Stones couldn't sing "Let's Spend The Night Together" on Ed Sullivan. It had to be "Let's Spend Some Time Together"

[ Next Thread | Previous Thread | Next Message | Previous Message ]


Login ] Create Account Not required to post.
Post a public reply to this message | Go post a new public message
Note: This forum is moderated -- new posts are not visible until approved.
* HTML allowed in marked fields.
Message subject (required):

Name (required):

  Expression (Optional mood/title along with your name) Examples: (happy, sad, The Joyful, etc.) help)

  E-mail address (optional):

Type your message here:


Note: This forum is moderated -- new posts are not visible until approved.

Notice: Copies of your message may remain on this and other systems on internet. Please be respectful.

[ Contact Forum Admin ]


Forum timezone: GMT-6
VF Version: 3.00b, ConfDB:
Before posting please read our privacy policy.
VoyForums(tm) is a Free Service from Voyager Info-Systems.
Copyright © 1998-2019 Voyager Info-Systems. All Rights Reserved.