Tag Archives: Steve Forbert
January 23-30, 1978
This has always been one of my favorite songs by Steve Forbert and I almost forgot to share it as I have for the last decade or so during the last week in January From the 1979, Jackrabbit Slim album. … Continue reading
It’s Often Said. . .
Two for the price of one. It’s often said that life is strange, but compared to what? Each year during this week, I share this song by Steve Forbert, January 23-30, 1978. A quaint song that closes out the Jacakrabbit … Continue reading
Like Finding Your Long Lost, Favorite Slippers
Have you ever had favorite slippers? A pair that fit perfectly, were comfortable and didn’t fall off your feet? Then one day, you realized that you didn’t have them any longer, but had no recollection of when/where they disappeared. You … Continue reading
Objects In The Mirror. . .
I stumbled on this video and felt that it portrays Steve’s career as a songwriter/guitarist/singer and was worthy of posting In the song, he references my favorite Forbert tune, January 23-30, 1978 with . . . “It’s often said that … Continue reading
Connecting Some Dots
Yesterday, I made the drive from Aiken, SC to Hixson (Chattanooga), TN and then onto Lake Charles, LA, where I overnighted, before getting to Houston, TX this morning. Yes, it was a long day (16 hours driving) and I was … Continue reading
I Blinked Once . . .
Yesterday was one of those days that reminded me about things that are really important in life and how fast it all gets by you. Here are just a few examples, all occurring in 12 hours on Saturday, 15 FEB … Continue reading
The Last Week In January
Most of us have a few songs that are anchored to holidays or maybe certain events in our lives. Some of mine are: Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving Another Christmas Song on Christmas Hard Place on Memorial Day Song in the … Continue reading
Break Down, Into Tears
It was the Fall of 1978, freshman year at college when Jack Sonntag brought over the “Alive on Arrival” album and I heard my first, Steve Forbert song. It has been a music love affair ever since. I’ve seen him … Continue reading
It Starts To Worry Me
What a busy couple of weeks, and it has nothing to do with the upcoming Christmas holiday. It’s just life . . . and maybe a little eschatological urgency. Early starts and late endings and it seems that as I get … Continue reading
But Compared To What?
Historically, I share this song in January, but today, I can’t stop thinking about the hook line. “It’s often said that life is strange, oh yes, but compared to what?” New Days Surprises Wishes fulfilled Miracles