Category Archives: Video

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog Four

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog Four

The month-of-love is officially past but I was having so much searching out information on my favorite love songs and finding the best YouTube recordings that I could not stop! After today, the series highlights 48 love songs from an assortment of genres and styles and decades. Still a mere drop in the bucket so… CONTINUE READING…

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog Three

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog Three

More love songs! Whether silly, pure joy, heartfelt, deep, sappy, or even sad … a great love song will always elicit emotion. I’m back today with another dozen selections of classic, beloved songs about romance. In the previous two blogs (click links below) I briefly explain what constitutes a “love song” and give an overview… CONTINUE READING…

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog Two

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog Two

I am back with another blog sharing love songs I love. If the previous post with 12 randomly selected titles was missed, the link is here: Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog One. As I noted in the prior blog, a comprehensive and definitive list of “best romantic love songs” is literally impossible to compile, for… CONTINUE READING…

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog One

Romantic Love Songs ~ Blog One

We are smack in the middle of the “Month of Love” and what better way to immerse oneself wholly into sappy sentimentality than with old-fashioned, silly love songs! I was going to attempt to come up with my favorite 20 or so, and maybe even rank them, but quickly realized that is impossible. After nearly… CONTINUE READING…

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne

There is a common joke that Auld Lang Syne is one of the most popular songs of which no one knows the full lyrics! Other than the chorus, this is largely the truth. Back in my long ago days of celebrating New Year’s Eve at a party, I can’t recall ever hearing more than the… CONTINUE READING…

Good King Wenceslas

Good King Wenceslas

I almost didn’t write this blog. Truth is, I am unfamiliar with the Christmas carol Good King Wenceslas. Or rather, I have heard the song a few times but could not quote a single line. That isn’t to say I do not appreciate that it is a favored hymn to many, which is in part… CONTINUE READING…

Christmas Crooners

Christmas Crooners

For this Saturday of the Christmas month, I am again focusing on songs of the season as available on YouTube. The previous two Saturdays I shared entertaining, catchy songs with unique twists. Christmas hymns with lyrics conveying the serious religious message of Christ’s birth will always be my favorites, hence my highlighting them in a… CONTINUE READING…

Modern Christmas Hits

Modern Christmas Hits

More Christmas music, please! Musical Saturday once again with a selection of unique holiday-themed videos from contemporary artists.  As I noted last Saturday, when it comes to Christmas music, I lean heavily toward the classic songs written a hundred-plus years ago that contain strong religious themes within the lyrics. Those hymns, in all the varied… CONTINUE READING…

Christmas Carols: Joy to the World

Christmas Carols: Joy to the World

Are you ready for a shocking fact? This beloved carol was not written for the Christmas season or to celebrate the birth of Christ or even to be a song! Quite a surprise, isn’t it? Isaac Watts (1674-1748) was one of the most prolific and celebrated creators of hymns. In 1719, Watts published “The Psalms… CONTINUE READING…

“Modern” Christmas Songs

“Modern” Christmas Songs

When it comes to Christmas music, I lean heavily toward the classic songs written a hundred-plus years ago that contain strong religious themes within the lyrics. Those hymns, in all the varied renditions, will always be my favorites, hence my highlighting them in a plethora of blog posts over the years. Links to past posts,… CONTINUE READING…