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Venturing #16: Fools Rush In

Although this tune was written in 1940 and recorded by artists like Frank Sinatra, Billy Eckstine, and Glenn Miller, RIcky Nelson’s 1963 Rockabilly version is the best known recording.


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


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.


Sibelius: Skogsrået

or The Wood Nymph 

performed by the Lahti Symphony Orchestra under Osmo Vänskä

I’m excited about the next few posts for this series because they touch on a special  998 more words


Venturing #10 & 11

“Yellow Jacket” was an album track for the Ventures, as far as I know, it was never released as a single. Still, it’s pretty catchy garage-band style rock’n’roll. 43 more words