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Old Guy Plays "Fools Rush In"

“Fools Rush In” may the the last oldies video for a while; I have no others planned right now. That could, of course, change should I think of some I’d like to do. 14 more words


Old Guy Plays "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. 22 more words


Old Guy Plays "Rumble"

In many ways, this song “started it all”: “Rumble”, originally performed, recorded and released by Link Wray and the Raymen in 1958. It was one of the very first guitar instrumentals. 49 more words


Old Guy Plays "Penetration"

Do you remember this, my fellow geezers-in-waiting? It is “Penetration”, a top-20 surf instrumental hit from 1964 for the Pyramids.


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