“I didn’t give a damn about writing for posterity. … I have never acknowledged the difference between serious music and light music. There is only good music and bad music.”–Kurt Weill
Today is a celebration of songwriters and their lyrics, their words and it’s also about the people who recorded their songs and put them in our hearts forever more! All the songs are timeless.
My Girl was recorded at Hitsville, USA (Motown) in 1964 by The Temptations and was written by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White of the Miracles. Barry McGuire’s recording of Eve of Destruction hit #1 on the music charts in 1965 and was written by P.F. Sloan. In 1970, Janis Joplin recorded Me & Bobby McGee written byKris Kristofferson & Fred Foster.