Yes Margaret

These Days was written by Jackson Browne at the age of 16, and was first recorded in its most famous version by Nico. Like most ballads, the lyrics dip back and forth between past, present and future with the singer living in the present. These days are behind, these days are now and these days are squarely in the future. The […]

You Took My Breath Away appeared on the second album produced by the supergroup, self-titled as The Traveling Wilburys, Vol 3 as a nod to the multiple bootlegs of their recording sessions making the rounds under the title The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 2. With the death of Roy Orbison, the group remained as Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, George Harrison and Tom […]

France Gall won the 1965 Eurovision song contest for Luxembourg with Poupée De Cire, Poupée De Son (Wax Doll, Rag Doll). Born in 1947, her father lyricist Robert Gall had written songs for Edith Piaf and Charles Aznavour. Poupée De Cire, Poupée De Son was composed by Serge Gainsbourg, of whom in later years Gall felt had used her innocence […]