Posts Tagged ‘The Hard Way Every Time’

The only good thing to do with good advice is pass it on; it is never of any use to oneself.
   –  Oscar Wilde
On This Day In:
2017 For Some
2016 Fragile And Explosive, Provocation And Privacy
2015 Bound Up
2014 Economic Engines
2013 Weren’t You Supposed To Be Reading?
Absent Friends
Where I Stand
2012 Hangin’ With His P’s
Help Save
2011 Six Facets Of Good Leadership

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Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for.
   —  Earl Warren
Former Chief Justice
United States Supreme Court
[You can find the song’s lyrics on my Poems page.  —  KMAB]
On This Day In:
2014 Indispensable Wits
2013 I’d Like To
2012 2012 National League Champions – San Francisco Giants!!
2nd Viewing – No Change
Light Shining Out of Darkness
2011 Just Kickin It
Are These The “Real” Protectors Of America’s Constitution?
2010 Giants Advance To 2010 World Series!!!

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Today I added my first lyrics page.  It’s the song: “Learned the Hard Way Every Time“, written by Jim Croce.  I don’t remember the first time I heard the song.  It was probably back when I was stationed at Fort Lewis in Washington state (just outside of Seattle).

I’ve probably listened to this song a thousand times (that’s “listened to”, not heard).  It still reaches into my soul.  I’m not sure you can say much more about a song (or poem).  I’ve always felt it was a great tragedy Jim Croce died so young.  All three of his main albums were great!  To me, the night of his plane crash, was the second “night the music died”.

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