A Christmas song like “White Christmas” a songwriters dream. Why? It generates income year after year and may be the better part of that income . . . and, the sense of accomplishment that comes with it. This is my best effort so far at Nostalgiaachieving this goal:
The hottest time of year evokes memories of tropical nights along the Mediterranean Sea on the Costa Brava in Spain.; so romantic so magical. Looking down from a cliff top cafe sipping gin and coke with good friends and a lover. Could be there or Baja California, Hawaii or an island in the Caribbean.
Hardly a songwriter cannot allow too much time to pass without having a nostalgic day; a romantic mood; relishing a fond memory. The warm Arizona nights triggered the mood that contributed to a project “Tropical Nights” when I visited several years back. Still evokes sweet images for me. Maybe the song will trigger some emotions in you as well.
I have many songs and you can hear them, as well as, buy them (digital download only) across the Internet. I will keep links prominent on each post. Also each post will feature a song and background on (or about) that song. When I feel a bit of nostalgia I may share that with a photo or two. Just about the earliest song I have written was called “My Love’s Face” Though “On the side of US Highway 1” may actually been the first though I cannot find a recording or notebook with it these days: The songs date back to 1963. The following version is about seven years old and the recording about five years old: