Getting up Stronger

Saturday, December 28th, 2019

Not long out of a relationship which I thought was going somewhere, I have decided to pick myself back up and get into my music again properly. It’s tough when you think you’ve found a real love and it ends – but I tend to get back up even stronger than before and show life what I can do.

This is a great song after a breakup!

 

 

My music has been a constant throughout my life – it’s who I am – I need to reinforce that part of my identity. If anybody knows of a rock band in Edinburgh then give me a shout. Alternatively or as part of said band I have a long list of acoustic numbers which I have been learning. List below. I fancy adding a Loverboy or Enuff Z’ Nuff song but those may be too obscure for the average punter.

 

Civil War – GNR
Don’t Cry – GNR
Cold as Ice – Foreigner
The Flame – Cheap Trick
Born to be Wild – Steppenwolf
Jackson – Johnny Cash

Hole Hearted – Extreme
Big Love – Lindsey Buckingham
Cheers Theme
The Chain – Fleetwood Mac
Never Going Back Again
White Wedding – Billy Idol
Wild Mountain Thyme – Corries / Bert Jansch
I Wanna Be Like You – Jungle Book
Ride like the wind – Christopher Cross
Dust in the Wind – Kansas
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
I Did It My Way – Frank Sinatra
La Bamba – Richie Valens
You’ve Got a Friend – Toy Story (Randy Newman)
More than Words – Extreme
Common People – Pulp
Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
Beauty and the Beast – Disney
Hurt – Johnny Cash
Solitary Man – Johnny Cash
Beautiful – Gordon Lightfoot
I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred
Here Comes the Sun – George Harrison
In My Life – Beatles
Queen of Argyll – Silly Wizard
On the Road Again – Willie Nelson
Sharp Dressed Man – ZZ Top
Country Roads – John Denver
Bob Seger – Old Time Rock n Roll
My Michelle – G N R
Kiss from A Rose – Seal
Fat Bottomed Girls – Queen
Mamas don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys – Willie Nelson
I’m Sexy and I know It – LFMAO
Sunglasses at Night – Corey Hart
I’m the Only One – Melissa Etheridge
Wicked Game – Chris Isaak
Time of Your Life – Green Day
Addicted to Love – Robert Palmer
You Know My Name – Chris Cornell
Turning Japanese – The Vapors
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
All That She Wants – Ace of Base
Like I Love You – Justin Timberlake
Safety Dance – Men Without Hats
Magic Dance – David Bowie
MMm mmm mmm – Crash Test Dummies
Dream Catch Me – Newton Faulkner
Steve Tilston – The Reckoning / Grass Days / Let Your Banjo Roll
Silent Lucidity – Queensryche
Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder
I Believe In a Thing Called Love – The Darkness

-> You can probably add that Elton John song on, too.

 

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