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Venturing #15: Ghost Riders in the Sky

“Ghost Riders in the Sky”, originally written and recorded in 1948 by Stan Jones, is one of the most recorded songs in history, covered by an amazingly wide range of artists including Burl Ives, Vaughn Monroe, Bing Crosby and Peggy Lee – all in 1949, and later Elvis Presley, Tom Jones and Johnny Cash. 23 more words


Venturing #14: Johnny Guitar

“Johnny Guitar” is the title track/theme song from the 1954 movie of the same name starring Joan Crawford and Sterling Hayden.

The title made it irresistible to numerous instrumental guitar bands. 38 more words


Venturing #13: Theme for Young Lovers

Originally released in 1964 by The Shadows, this tune was written by their rhythm guitarist, Bruce Welch. It has a very pretty melody and a fairly straight arrangement. 24 more words


Music: The Beatles - Cry For A Shadow (Instrumental, Great Pics)

From the Youtube description: Here is a tribute to the Beatles’ early career, which I made with some pics from my collection together with one of my faves: Cry For a Shadow… 9 more words

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This Week: The Day the Music Died

Saturday night at 7 PM on “The Grooveyard”, we’ll look back at the artists who died in the plane crash in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 3, 1959, frequently called “The Day the Music Died”.  143 more words


Venturing #12: Music to Watch Girls By

This was first a hit for then Bob Crewe Generation, and was based on a Diet Pepsi commercial. It was covered by several artists, including the Ventures.


Throwback Thursday.

Whenever I hear this song I’m reminded of how vulnerable I was when I met my husband.

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