Thursday 11 April 2013

J Song Lyrics - A to Z Challenge

So much more than moons and Junes
  • Not quite halfway and it's songs beginning with J
  • And some lyric snippets, of course.

1960s:        Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones ['s a gas, gas, gas...]    

1970s:        Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel

1980s:        Jealous Guy - Roxy Music

1990s:        Just Another Day - Jon Secada  [...I, I don't wanna say it, I don't wanna find another way...]

Just The Way You Are

Billy Joel wrote this song for his first wife and then, reputedly, refused to sing it for many years after their divorce. But then the lyrics can apply to far more than just a love affair.

'...I took the good times, I'll take the bad times
I'll take you just the way you are...'

Isn't that what a family should be all about?

Jealous Guy

Bryan Ferry oozed sex appeal as he sang these words, which are yet another example of John Lennon's writing. Lennon was said to be a jealous and insecure guy so when he wrote...

I didn't mean to hurt you.
I'm just a jealous guy...'

...he must have known how jealousy can destroy a relationship.

How do you deal with jealousy?

I'll be surprised if you can think of any other J songs. This was a tough one!