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The song, he said, was called `` The Stream's Lullaby '', and when he sang, `` Gute ruh, Gute ruh, Mach't die augen zu, '' there was such longing and such simple sadness that it frightened me.
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Bo Diddley himself said that the name first belonged to a singer his adoptive mother was familiar with, while harmonicist Billy Boy Arnold once said in an interview that it was originally the name of a local comedian that Leonard Chess borrowed for the song title and artist name for Bo Diddley's first single, and guitar craftsman Ed Roman reported that another ( unspecified ) source says it was his nickname as a Golden Gloves boxer.
" There was a gospel song that was sung ( at his bedside ) and ( when it was done ) he said ' wow ' with a thumbs up ," Mitchell told Reuters, when asked to describe the scene at Diddley's deathbed.
In typically subversive, perverse style, the band became the talking point of the ceremony when after about 15 seconds into the song, Biafra said, " Hold it!
Casale said that this song was chosen from a batch of songs that the band was working on, and that also this is the closest the band has been to a new album.
" So powerful was the performance, that the band said they were not sure the song should have been used in the film, and after watching the film, they considered not playing it on future tours.
The song was made famous by Paul Robeson whose voice, deep and resonant as it was, was said by some to have attained the status of the voice of God.
Minor Threat's song " Guilty of Being White " led to some accusations of racism, but MacKaye has strongly denied such intentions and said that some listeners misinterpreted his words.
It became a kind of new pop formula and, within a short while, " Smells Like Teen Spirit " was charging up the charts and even the members of Nirvana said later that it sounded for all the world like a Pixies song.
In a January 1994 interview with Rolling Stone, he said, " I was trying to write the ultimate pop song.
Henry, who was a great lover of the instrument, frequently said that " this instrument made him remember the song of the birds ".
In 1990, Throttle magazine interviewed They Might Be Giants and clarified the meaning of the song " Ana Ng ": John Flansburgh said, " Ng is a Vietnamese name.
" If I've ever had a magic moment in my life, it was popping that tape in ," said Jesperson, " I didn't even get through the first song before I thought my head was going to explode ".
Peyton Sawyer's ( Hilarie Burton ) mother, Ellie Harp ( Sheryl Lee ), said this was her happy song because Paul Westerberg got up on stage at a concert and performed it acoustically.
The Tlingit people of northern Canada said that the Orcas were created when the hunter Natsihlane carved eight fish from yellow cedar, sang his most powerful spirit song and commanded the fish to leap into the water.
In 1969, in the UK, in the course of being interviewed by a Nova magazine reporter, artist Yoko Ono said, "... woman is the nigger of the world "; three years later, her husband, John Lennon, published the song " Woman is the Nigger of the World " ( 1972 )— about the virtually universal exploitation of woman – which was socially and politically controversial to US sensibilities.
The absence of nightingales in Otford is also ascribed to Becket, who is said to have been so disturbed in his devotions by the song of a nightingale that he commanded that none should sing in the town ever again.
Williams said his first UFO sighting was when he was a child in Britain while he spotted his second in Beverly Hills, and added that the third sighting was just after he had written a song about alien contact.
It is said that the song " Where Do You Go To ( My Lovely )" by Peter Sarstedt was inspired by Loren.
Composer Robert Smith has said that the song " was a short poetic attempt at condensing my impression of the key moments in L ' Étranger ( The Stranger ) by Albert Camus " ( Cure News number 11, October 1991 ).
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Each song or ditty was prefaced by an author's note which indicated the origin and meaning of the song as well as special interest the song had, musical arrangement, and most of the chorus and verses.
When he was fifteen John H. Mercer turned out his first song, a jazzy little thing he called `` Sister Susie, Strut Your Stuff ''.
With shout and slow dance, with tears and song, with scream and contortion, the corner group was beset by hysteria and shivering, wailing, shouting, possession of something that seemed like an alien and outside force.
There was one of the new forte-pianos in the room and, as Claire rose to go, he asked her to sing him one song before she left.
To help him on this religious aspect of primitive jazz he had `` Big '' Miller, as a preacher-singer and Hannah Dean, Gospel-singer, while Oscar Brown Jr., an extremely talented young man, did a slave auctioneer's call, a field-hands' work song, and a beautifully sung Negro lullaby, `` Brown Baby '', which was one of the truly moving moments of the festival.
( Still another song in `` Strike Up The Band '' -- `` I've Got A Crush On You '' -- was retrieved from a 1928 failure, `` Treasure Girl ''.
and the incisive style with which Charlotte Rae delivers the top-drawer Hart lyrics of `` I Blush '', a song that was cut from `` A Connecticut Yankee ''.
it was the theme song of millions of American people, their personal problems no less urgent than those of the government.
Ward died in 1903, not knowing the national stature his music would attain, as the music was only first applied to the song in 1904.
At various times in the more than 100 years that have elapsed since the song was written, particularly during the John F. Kennedy administration, there have been efforts to give " America the Beautiful " legal status either as a national hymn, or as a national anthem equal to, or in place of, " The Star-Spangled Banner ", but so far this has not succeeded.
Popularity of the song increased greatly following the September 11, 2001 attacks ; at some sporting events it was sung in addition to the traditional singing of the national anthem.
He also performed the song on Red Sox opening day at Fenway Park in 2003, though the game was eventually rained out.
A tradition at one time observed on this day in England was to leave out soul cakes and sing a song for the dead.
The song " The Raven " featured lead vocals by the actor Leonard Whiting, and, according to the 2007 remastered album liner notes, was the first rock song to use a digital vocoder, with Alan Parsons speaking lyrics through it.