I thought I recognized your face
Amongst all of those strangers
But I am the stranger now
Amongst all of the recognized
One of the best lyrical verses in the history of verses. Such melding of psychology and poetry
Reminiscent of ‘Echoes’:
Strangers passing in the street
By chance two separate glances meet
And I am you
And what I see is me
I’ve been in this town so long that back in the city I’ve been taken for lost and gone and unknown for a long, long time.
So it’s not “Fur Pajamas”? Huh…
Don’t trust the accuracy of Pop Music magazines… I once read one that told me Ringo sang lead on ‘Lady Madonna’. Bunk alert!
Stranger To Myself - Peter Blegvad (1990)
The song referenced in the last post.
Finally got King Strut & Other Stories on vinyl.
Here’s a song to celebrate.
Dreams Shine Through - Neil Innes (1977)
A song for absurd and melancholic moments.
Members of the Brazil Peace Corps Volunteers, UW-Milwaukee, 1967.