Favorite non-Elvis, Elvis performances

In honor of Elvis Presley’s birthday (tomorrow, Jan 8th), I thought I’d compile a short list of performances that have stuck with me over the years. These are from movies, YouTube, and TV, and feature songs made famous by Elvis. I’ll just be honest, they’re mostly “Can’t Help Falling in Love” performances, except for thisContinue reading “Favorite non-Elvis, Elvis performances”

Do you like any cover songs better than the originals?

There are quite a few songs I’ve heard that were simply remakes of an older version. An easy one to use as an example is “Can’t Help Falling In Love.” Everyone and their mother knows this song was made popular by Elvis Presley. But this isn’t the version I heard first. For me, it wasContinue reading “Do you like any cover songs better than the originals?”

Relationships As Found In Music

Relationships. All of us have been through up’s and down’s, I’m sure. Do you relate to any of these songs? I”ve been here…   And I’ve also been here…   Of course, I’m often here…   Bitterness has brought me here…   And here…   I’ve also been here…   And here…   Most of the time,Continue reading “Relationships As Found In Music”

You Are(n’t) Awesome.

Have you ever thought about specific words and the power they have? I’m just now realizing the strength of the word ‘you’. It all began way, way back in the year 2010 while watching a great performace of “Can’t Help Falling In Love” on YouTube (here). A quick history lesson, this song was originally recordedContinue reading “You Are(n’t) Awesome.”