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I’m in Strasbourg at the moment and in every gift shop there are hundreds of witches in various poses and various guises. Today’s song is therefore Frank Sinatra’s Witchcraft! Dating from 1957, Witchcraft spent 16 weeks in the US charts, peaking at number 20. It is, however, a staple Sinatra number and has recently made it into the […]
Can’t Fight the Moonlight dates from 2000 and was sung by country singer LeAnn Rimes for the soundtrack of the film Coyote Ugly. It was written by songwriter-supreme Diane Warren and reached #1 in eight countries worldwide. First time on the site? Find out more about the 365 Songs project or see all of my March songs here.
I promised something more upbeat after yesterday’s Green Green Grass of Home, so here’s Up! Recorded by Olly Murs and Demi Lovato and released in December 2014 it reached #4 on the UK charts. I hope you enjoy today’s song. First time on the site? Find out more about the 365 Songs project.
Today is St David’s Day so I thought I’d play the song which Tom Jones took to number 1 in December 1966, Green, Green Grass of Home. It starts out as a nostalgic look back at the protagonist’s childhood home and then gets fairly miserable as we learn that he is in prison, on death row, and will […]
I mentioned this song earlier this week when I played Hooked on a Feeling so I thought I’d play it today. Nina Pretty Ballerina was recorded by Abba in 1973, pre-Eurovision and was released to promote their first album, Ring Ring. It’s not exactly the most well known of Abba tracks, but I hope you enjoy […]
A bit more upbeat than the rest of this week’s songs, here’s Save the Last Dance for Me. It was first recorded by Ben E. King and The Drifters in 1960, then by Dolly Parton in 1983 and by Michael Bublé in 2006. My version is a bit more Bublé than Ben E. King! It […]