KD Lang I Write The Songs 54 – part 1

KD LangKD Lang, Constant craving (songwriter of the week)
Leonard Cohen, So long Marianne
Daria Kulesh, Tamed (feat Ben Walker)
Rufus Wainwright, Complainte de la butte
KD Lang, Miss Chatelainesongwriteroftheweek

I Write The Songs 54 – part2 (theme: poems)

Bob Dylan, Like a rolling stone
Carla Bruni,Lady at the crossroads
music by Carla Bruni set to lyrics from the poem by W. H. Auden
Bob Dylan, Just like a woman
Fiona apple, Extraordinary Machine
Although not a poem set to music, there is a clear inspiration from the great poetess Maya Angelou
Leyla McCalla, When I can see the valley (Langston Hughes/Leyla McCalla)
Leyla McCalla set poems by Renaissance poet Langston Hughes to music including these lovely lyrical words.
Bob Dylan, All along the watchtower

I Write The Songs 54 – part 3

Tanita Tikaram, Twist in my sobriety (England)
Yann Tiersen featuring Elizabeth Fraser (from the Cocteau Twins), Mary (France)
Travis, Driftwood (Scotland)
Asa, Fire on the mountain (Nigeria)
Lily and Madeleine, Back to the river (USA)
Bob Marley & the Wailers, Turn your lights down the low (Jamaica)

Tiki’s I Write The Songs #54 – Canalside Community Radio The Thread by Tiki Black on Mixcloud

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