Peter B. commented on the post, Behind The Song: The Charlie Daniels Band, “Uneasy Rider” 4 months ago
I really like this song except for the two places where Charlie uses the word “proud” wrong. Apparently he didn’t know what it meant.
Peter B. commented on the post, Once a Runaway, Cherie Currie Still Finds Her Footing 7 months ago
Forgot to mention Heart, which was formed before 1975.
Peter B. commented on the post, Behind the Song: REO Speedwagon, “Keep on Loving You" 7 months, 3 weeks ago
I’m not sure that a power ballad has to be a love song, so one of the first was actually Let It Be. A slow song about hope that leads into a screaming guitar solo – sounds like a power ballad to me. Of course the Beatles were the first to do a lot of different things.
I like this song a lot but the lyrics don’t make any sense. He’s searching for an overload? What does that mean? Jimmy has said this was about telephone lines but when a phone network becomes overloaded, it doesn’t happen out on the lines, it happens back at the phone company. There’s nothing a lineman can do to fix it. And why does he work for…[Read more]
Peter B. commented on the post, Behind The Song: Jimmy Buffett, “Cheeseburger in Paradise” 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Uh, no – vegetarians do not get hungry reading about cheeseburgers.
Peter B. commented on the post, Behind the Song: Toby Keith, "Should've Been a Cowboy" 9 months, 2 weeks ago
I like this song but I don’t understand the lyrics. The chorus is about being a cowboy but the verses, and the video, are about being in law enforcement and have nothing at all to do with cattle. Maybe Toby didn’t know what a cowboy was.
Peter B. commented on the post, Behind the Song: Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss, “Whiskey Lullaby” 9 months, 3 weeks ago
It’s a really good song except not a single line in it makes any sense.