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I have always loved the Moody Blues. I encountered them my freshman year in college when I bought one of their albums. It turned out not to be one of their better ones, though it had some good songs. The ones I liked best were generally written by Justin Hayward. Today’s selection was written by him as a sequel to Once Upon a Time in Your Wildest Dreams.
That song tells the story of a man remembering his first love and wondering if she rememebers him. Today’s song is a linear continuation of the song, where he decides to try to find her…
I’m going to cheat a little. Today’s selection is the sequel to one of their top hits. Rather than present them out of order, (and to avoid running on at the mouth – or do I mean fingertips’? – I have embedded the videos. Enjoy them. (but do watch them in order…)
This one first:
This one first:
You know… had you asked me to come up with a Moody Blues song, Knights in White Satin is the only one I could have conjured. Their psychadelic era is more striking to me, but I remember these songs, too. I like their sound. I just like their earlier stuff better than their more pop stuff.
I love the Moody Blues and James Taylor. Saw James in concert once. Puts on a great show.
Love the Moody Blues, saw them in concert in the mid-70's. I waited long enough and that someone, somewhere found me. Thanks for the memories.
Moody Blues is fabulous!
Diane, your choices have been all wonderful but this one has brought so many memories today. Thank you!
Aw, “Once Upon a Time in My Wildest Dreams” takes me back…what a romantic tune. 🙂Some Dark Romantic
Aw…very nice, Diana. Good selection!
Blues are wonderful, and at the right time can really help.
A lot of people did, it appears. I do think the album with Nights in White Satin (Days of Future Passed) was perhaps their best effort. The first rock symphony, I think… Oh, my. Now I'm humming 'Tuesday Afternoon'
James in concert… I'd love that! Thanks for stopping!