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Friday, April 24, 2009

FLASHBACK FRIDAYS - Leader Of The Band - Dan Fogelberg Cover

My sister had this Dan Fogelberg record and I sort of obsessively listened to it. I think this song has gotten short shrift as a cheesy song. A Muzak playing in the supermarket kind of song. Stripped down, it really is beautiful. No one is really writing this kind of song anymore. The closest someone is coming is Taylor Swift. Her song Fifteen has the kind of pathos to it that is sorely missing from the pop charts these days. Perhaps because it is in the 60s today in NYC, I'm feeling a bit maudlin. Leave it to me to have Spring bring out the blues...

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