Category Archives: inspiring songs

“I was born to be with you”

      I listen to music on You Tube every day. But I’m not that overwhelmed of the playlists YouTube try to tempt me with. But now and then I get lucky, like when I got the suggestion of … Continue reading

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All I could write was because of you

A tribute to all (female and male) muses that give the romantic poets the ink in their pens (An attempt to translate “L’encre de tes yeux” by Francis Cabrel to Swedish and English. I’ve put the Swedish translation first as … Continue reading

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Freezing night, glowing heart

          Poem by Karin Boye living 1900 – 1941, my translation for private use only I gladly stand here and freeze at a street below for to see those two windows at a gable glow. The … Continue reading

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Voices speaking to the melancholy Swedish soul

It’s the underlying lost melancholy white tune in Springsteen and Harris voices beyond any lyrics, music sets and genres. It sneaks out on you, forces itself on you, it’s you far from forged reality grilles. And it tells of the … Continue reading

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Hen house

Part I, Saturday It’s the weekend after Sweden voted for new leaderships in counties and parliament. The mandates for the parliament after the final statement is 144-143 to the favor of red/green bloc, but Swedish Democrats receives 62 mandates. The … Continue reading

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Forsaken lover

Har du övergett mig? Aldrig mer din mjuka röst? Vintern kom tidigt! Have you forsaken me? Never more your soft voice? Winter came early!         Two great Swedish music artists: Totta Näslund sings the lyrics written by … Continue reading

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Dressed in white (listening to J M Baule)

DE BLANCO ME VESTIRÉ José Mª Baulenas 2000 jmbaule.bandcamp.com TRANSLATIONS BY ME TO SWEDISH AND ENGLISH, original lyrics below the video I vitt ska jag klä mig Jag har en soluppgång målad i mina minnen, många kärlekar, glömskor och en … Continue reading

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An eloquent man

He once began as an eloquent young man with very little to say. What people liked then and still like with his novels is hard to say. But even if his admirers normally are no bookworms, they seems able to … Continue reading

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Zelda’s bad dreams (that came true)

I’ve got dreams, dreams to remember Many, many dreams Hard dreams and bad dreams to remember I dreamed one day I won’t to be with you that you were so far away an air plane could not reach you I … Continue reading

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A perfect woman’s dilemma

              Through the sound of murmuring voices from people in audiences who talk and walk and eat and dance and maybe don’t care of anything that matters strong voices sings from the big scenes … Continue reading

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Lyrics to It’s all wrong, but it’s alright by Eddie Hinton

It’s hard to find the lyrics to his music on line, but here I’ve wrote the lyrics to ad great song by him and his coworker Marlin Greene.                   Eddie Hinton It’s … Continue reading

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Eddie Hinton, Cover me, lyrics

Eddie Hinton Cover me (written by Eddie Hinton and Marlin Greene) Cover me cover me spread your precious love me and love me oh, can’t you see the need in me oh cover me (cover me) Hide me, hide me … Continue reading

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I have met so many beautiful people

The Swedish parliament politician Roland Utbult sings his speech on December 4, 2017 I have met so many beautiful people holding mercy in their arms they don’t point finger at the weak ones, but meets them with a stretched hand … Continue reading

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To be frank about the nature of our love

            I woke up from my late afternoon nap. And then I missed him. Or to be frank – I missed to have the warm tenderness between two people being together and liking each other. … Continue reading

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What makes you happy, some notes about how to interpret lyrics and poetry

When you are young you brag with knowing as many tea labels as possible. Or beer brands. And how to drink it. You know best. You brag about how many poets you have read and talk insightful about something in… … Continue reading

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The lyrics to “Lady Of The Rose” sung by Emmylou Harris 1970

This is a song from Emmylou Harris  youth. I don’t know if she is the songwriter. A video of an event with her on a TV show  1970 was published on Youtube this year. She never recorded this song. And … Continue reading

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Fallen Angel

Lately I have been listening a lot to Tracy Chapman. I love her lyrics, but one line in a song annoyed me: “I received an honest answer / When a lie would do”. Because personally, I can’t cope with lies … Continue reading

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A thousand and one nights with and without you

Late in night I listen to a sentimental love song and in spite a female choir seductively humming in the background and in spite honey sweet violins playing the melody – too artistic excessive – still the words stands strong … Continue reading

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