Music

Going, Going, Gone

In their 1961 hit song, Peter, Paul and Mary sang “Where have all the flowers gone?”  The folk-singing trio repeated that poignant line consecutively in each verse, and in turn they asked where have the young girls gone, and their husbands, the soldiers, and the graveyards.  During the sixties when that tune reached its height of popularity, it […]

Reflections . . . On the music of our generation.

The Way We Were is an enchanting song and so beautifully sang by Barbra Streisand. Others like Gladys Knight have also performed it well. The first time that I heard it was on the soundtrack of the movie of the same title, Streisand co-starred in the movie with Robert Redford. Such songs with haunting catchwords like “memories” […]