Great Lyrics, Part 2 – A Compilation of Lyrics Posts, #31 ~ #60 (with links to respective YouTube videos)

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“Creative, expressive, and thought-provoking lyrics, ranging from folk to rock to punk and beyond”

Below are links to my compilation of “Lyrics”  posts, featuring some fine lyrics from songs of various genres. 

From bossa nova to rock, from folk to country to punk, they are all creative, expressive, and thought-provoking. And in most cases, quite lyrical. Hope you enjoy them. 

(These posts were originally posted as part of the “Lyrics Challenge,”  as organized by @steemitcentral. This compilation comprises posts 31 ~ 60. The link to Part 1 is at the bottom.)  

Lyrics post–31 – "I Believe" – (Pete Shelley)  (Right-click to see my original post)


Buzzcocks – "I Believe"
 (Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post– 32 – "Fortunate Son" – (John Fogerty / CCR)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Creedence Clearwater Revival – "Fortunate Son"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–33 – "A Horse With No Name" – (America / Dewey Bunnell)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


America – "A Horse With No Name
 
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–34 – "Roadrunner" – (Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers – "Roadrunner"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–35 – "Working Class Hero" – (John Lennon)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


John Lennon – "Working Class Hero"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–36 – "Vincent (Starry Starry Night)" – (Don McLean)  
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Don McLean – "Vincent"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–37 – "Killing Me Softly With His Song" – (Charles Fox / Norman Gimbel)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Roberta Flack – "Killing Me Softly With His Song"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–38 – "Gentle on My Mind" – (John Hartford)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Tammy Wynette – "Gentle on My Mind"  (Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–39 – "A Forest" – The Cure (Robert Smith)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Cure – "A Forest"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–40 – "A Whiter Shade of Pale" – (Procul Harum)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Procul Harum – "A Whiter Shade of Pale"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–41 – "Heaven" – (David Byrne)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Talking Heads – "Heaven"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–42 – "Cygnet Committee" – (David Bowie)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


David Bowie – "Cygnet Committee"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–43 – "Something" – (George Harrison)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Beatles – "Something"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–44 – "Don’t Fear The Reaper" – Blue Oyster Cult (Buck Dharma)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Blue Öyster Cult – "Don’t Fear The Reaper"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–45 – "The Sky is Crying" – (Elmore James)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Elmore James – "The Sky is Crying"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–46 – "Everybody Hurts" – (R.E.M.)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


R.E.M. – "Everybody Hurts"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–47 – "Both Sides Now" – (Joni Mitchell)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Joni Mitchell – "Both Sides Now"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–48 – "American Woman" – (Burton Cummings / The Guess Who)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Guess Who – "American Woman"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–49 – "Wild is the Wind" – (Dimitri Tiomkin / David Bowie)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


David Bowie – "Wild is the Wind"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–50 – "Peace Train" – (Cat Stevens)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Cat Stevens – "Peace Train"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–51 – "Piano Man" – (Billy Joel)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Billy Joel – "Piano Man"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–52 – "Dancing With Myself" – (Billy Idol, Tony James / Gen X)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Gen X – "Dancing With Myself"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–53 – "Love, Reign O'er Me" – (Pete Townshend / The Who)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Who – "Love, Reign O'er Me"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)

Lyrics post–54 – "(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang" – (Heaven 17 / Martyn Ware, Ian Craig Marsh, Glenn Gregory)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Heaven 17 – "(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–55 – "Constant Craving" – (k.d.lang)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


k.d. lang – "Constant Craving"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)    

Lyrics post–56 – "Lola" – (The Kinks / Ray Davies)   (Right-click to see my original post)


The Kinks – "Lola"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–57 – "Across the Universe" – (John Lennon / The Beatles)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Beatles – "Across the Universe"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source) Post #58 – What Do You Want From Life?

Lyrics post–58 – "What Do You Want From Life" – (The Tubes / Bill Spooner, Michael Evans)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Tubes – "What Do You Want From Life?"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–59 – "The Girl from Ipanema" – (Vinicius de Moraes / Norman Gimbel)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


Astrud Gilberto / Stan Getz – "The Girl from Ipanema"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

Lyrics post–60 – "Louie, Louie" – (Richard Berry / The Kingsmen)  
(Right-click to see my original post)


The Kingsmen – "Louie, Louie"  
(Right-click to hear on YouTube)     (Image source)

    Part 1 of the Compilation of My Previous Lyrics, Posts 3~30

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