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Sky Dog Blues

Here is a little something different from the oldies covers I have been doing…though still certainly honoring classic rock ‘n’roll as well as my lovely doggie. 6 more words


Old Guy Plays "Volare"

If you were around when this song came out, you need no reminders. It was huge. Written by Domenico Modugno and Franco Migliacci, it won a European song-writing contest in 1958. 105 more words


Old Guy Plays "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes"

This tune, written by Benjamin Weisman, Dorothy Wayne, and Marilynn Garrett, was a big hit for Bobby Vee in 1963, peaking at #3 on the charts. 148 more words


Old Guy Plays "Downtown"

As released by Petula Clark in 1964, this song by songwriter Tony Hatch reached number one on the Billboard charts. Something of a “Crossover” hit, Petula Clark’s main audience was primarily adult at the time, yet this track went on to become popular with listeners of all ages all over the world. 17 more words


Old Guy Plays "Hip Hug Her"

Like the west coast Wrecking Crew and the Motown-based Funk Brothers, Booker T and the MGs played behind countless hit records. Unlike those other units, however,  69 more words


Old Guy Plays "Because"

I don’t know about my fellow geezers, but there was definitely a stretch of time where I liked the Dave Clark Five as much as the Beatles. 9 more words


Old Guy Plays "Sukiyaki"

This episode of “Old Guy Plays Oldies” is Sukiyaki, which was written by Rokusuke Ei and Hachidai Nakamura and released by Kyu Sakamoto. It climbed to the top of the US charts in 1963. 258 more words