Thursday, April 16, 2009


St James Infirmary Blues - Cab Calloway
Betty Boop cartoon St James Infirmary Blues
New Orleans man plans his own funeral after his woman has died - 'Put a twenty-dollar gold piece on my watch chain/So you can let all the boys know I died standing pat'

Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult

'It's basically a love song where the love transcends the actual physical existence of the partners'
- gothic storyline V Byrdsian guitar line

Never Get Old - David Bowie

Existentialist - Bowie is not merely content to rage against the dying of the light. 'there's never going to be enough money/never going to be enough drugs/never going to be enough sex'

Goin Back - The Byrds

'But thinking young and growing old is no sin'

All Things Must Pass - George Harrison

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