Lonely Days

I usually hate sequels. Perhaps I should call this a follow-up to Monday’s Invisible Touch post instead. It’s dedicated to everyone out there who is riding out the pandemic on their own.

We have three lonely tunes for your listening pleasure. I suspect there will be more to come down the road. This shit is going is be with us for a long time.

Before they became known for the disco soundtrack of Saturday Night Fever, the Bee Gees were a Beatlesque family band known for their tight harmonies.

Rumor has it that I’m a fanatical Smithereens fan. This song comes from their first album and it features Suzanne Vega on vocals.

I’ve always preferred Eric Carmen’s work with the Raspberries but this pop-rock torch song is the best thing he recorded as a solo artist:

2 thoughts on “Lonely Days

  1. Ibn Bob says:

    I’d like to add the Statler Brothers’s Flowers on the Wall. I spent a good many years doing exactly what that song details, mostly ptsd-related (although who does ‘t like Captain Kangaroo?)
    And an added bonus: the chorus is a handwashing-optimal 22 seconds.

    • Peter Adrastos Athas says:

      Good suggestion. Dr A grew up in Staunton and has people in common with the Statlers.

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