Challenge Week 1 - Starters

Titles that Grab Me
- Funny How Time Slips Away (Willie Nelson)
- No Rest for the Wicked (Colin Linden)
- Time to Get a Gun (Fred Eaglesmith)
- Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner (Warren Zevon & David Lindell)

First Lines that Grab Me
- I wish I was in Austin drinking mad dog margaritas and not caring where you are (Dublin Blues)
- Well you're dirty sweet clad in black don't look back and I love you (Bang a Gong)
- You walked in to the party like you were walking on to a yacht (You're so Vain)

Themes
- Loneliness and hurt e.g Dresser Drawer (Amos Lee)
- Good old days / history e.g. Detroit '67 (Sam Roberts & Sam Lewis)
- Love e.g. Angel Eyes (John Hiatt & Fred Koller)

My Titles
- Man of Strings
- Mischief Gone Wrong
- Glass Half Full
- The Specialist
- I'm Looking Forward to an Easy One

My First Lines
- I stirred it up like other Friday nights to laugh and have some kicks
- With the city miles behind me and the treetops way up high
- His life was wood and streel strung up so tight
- Well I'm sorry dad I bought some firewood
- I never thought such goodness could be fatal

My Themes
- At the lake (things are better)
- Our kids grow up and become our friends
- Regretting judging others
- Pressures of life
- Too much of a good thing is a bad thing

My Song....Coming Soon 'Mischief Gone Wrong' NEXT POST







 


Comments

Cathy Haley-Ford
02/22/2014 5:49pm

Carly Simon!
With the city miles behind me and the treetops way up high!
Regretting judging others!

Once again you're a winner Roy.

Wishing you all the best my friend :-)

Cathy


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