Boxcar Willie

Boxcar Willie sings some interesting songs, some of which are my favourite love songs.

1. Walbash Cannonball

I love the feeling of travelling by train.

2. I love the sound of a whistle

I have been on many trains in Africa.

3. Blue moon of Kentucky

4. Good hearted woman

5. How I became Boxcar Willie

This is an interesting account of how he explains why he came up with the idea of becoming Boxcar Willie.

6. The Lord made a hobo out of me

7. Waiting for a train

I heard this song many years ago when I was a teenager in Bulawayo. I remember singing this song to myself when I was feeling lonely in Nashville. “A thousand miles away from home, waiting for a train.”

8. The winds of yesterday

Boxcar Willie takes a look back at his life and memories.

9. You are my sunshine

10. Hank Williams medley

He seems to be very popular in Britain and Europe.

11. He imitates Bill Anderson

12. Teddy Bear

The old trucker song.

13. Gotta travel on

14. Walking the floor over you

15. Fraulein

16. Freightliner fever

17. Hank, you still make me cry

18. Hobo heaven – B. W. Jr. – Happy father’s day

This is Boxcar Willie’s son singing a tribute to his father.

19. I saw the light

20. Jesus makes house calls

21. Jesus I need to talk to you

This is a heart touching son of his little boy praying.

22. This old house

This is one of my favourite love songs written by Stuart Hamblen.

23. Last train to heaven

Don’t miss the last train to heaven. There is only one way to get there. Jesus said He was the way. He died for our sins. We need to repent and receive Him as our Saviour.

24. Peace in the valley

25. Life’s railway to heaven

26. Hobo’s meditation

27. Hobo heaven

 

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Country Sisters

When I first heard the Country Sisters, I thought they were from the southern States of America. Was I ever wrong. They are from the heart of Europe.

1. Cotton eyed Joe

These Country Sisters seem so fit.

2. Orange Blossom Special

3. My Dixie Darling

4. Louisiana Saturday night

5. Rock and roll music

Go Country Sisters go!

6.  Good golly Miss Molly and Johnny B. Goode

Johnny B. Goode is one of my favourite love songs. I first heard it by Mickie Most.

7. Achy breaky heart

8. Let’s have a party

I first heard this one by Elvis.

9. Honey I’m home

Shania Twain sang this one.

10. Tiger by the tail

Buck Owens angg this one.

11. The banks of the Ohio

12. Thank God I’m a country girl

13. Jambalaya

14. Everybody wants to go to heaven

15. Country Sisters at 2 am

This is another take on the Orange Blossom Special. These Country Sisters seem so fit, even at 2 am.

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Favourite Love Songs by Virginia Lee

When I was young, Virginia Lee sang one of my favourite love songs. Here are some more favorite love songs, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

1. Pearly shells

I love songs about the sea, so have started with these.

2. Listen to the ocean

3. My island in the sea

4. Everything  I’ve always  wanted

5. Darling it’s wonderful – my favourite love song by Virginia Lee

6. Blue eyes crying in the rain – with Slim Whitman

7. Happy birthday my darling

I am so glad to have found this song. It has been one of my favourite love songs since I was a teenager, but I never remembered the words of the whole song. Thank you Virginia Lee.

8. Goodbye my love – with Murray Campbell

9. Green grow the lilacs

10. Tien duisend myl

11. My last date with you

12. Jealous heart

I have a tape of Connie Francis singing this favourite love song.

13. Once a day

14. There’s a new moon over my shoulder

Even though this is a bit sad, it is still one of my favourite love songs.

15. Lente in Zwitserland

16. Ten thousand miles

17. What am I living for

18. Ek sal jou nooit vergeet nie

19. Mr. fire eyes

Virginia Lee will fire you up with this one!

20. My shoes keep walking back to you

Who has got Virginia Lee’s shoes?

21. Blue Spanish eyes

22. I love you more and more everyday

23. I can’t stop loving you

24. Tell me why

25. Nobody’s child

26. I need you, honest I do

27. Bridge over troubled waters

28. As tears go by

29. I love you because

30. He’ll have to stay

31. Heartaches by the number

32. Dark  moon

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Virginia Lee Gospel Songs

Virginia Lee sings some nice gospel songs, so I would like to share some with you.

1. Jesus send a song

2. Royal telephone

I think this was a hit song for Virginia Lee.

3. Beyond the sunset

This gospel song was written by a blind lady. Virginia Lee has gone beyond the sunset into the arms of Jesus. If you have never asked Jesus to come into your heart, I want to encourage you to do it now.

4. Saggies an teer

5. In die verre land

6. Each step of the way

Virginia Lee says she is following Jesus, and as you listen to these lovely gospel songs, I want to encourage you to do the same.

7. Invisible hands

8. Let me be worthy

9. Across the bridge

10. Old rugged cross

11. Why me Lord

12. Amazing grace 

Why don’t you accept the grace of God as you listen to this gospel song, and invite Jesus to be your Saviour?

13. Wings of a dove

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Favourite songs by Cathy Viljoen

I heard Cathy Viljoen sing once in Germiston in the mid eighties, and was very impressed by her performance, and the quality of her music. So here are some favourite songs I have picked out.

1. A Wedding Song

I hope this becomes many people’s favourite wedding song.

2. Someday my ship will sail

I remember Cathy Viljoen singing this song in Germiston, using a backing track.

3. Somebody touched me

I remember hearing John Starnes singing this one on a tape.

4. The hem of His garment

A beautiful song about the woman who touched the hem of Jesus’ garment and got healed.

5. You made life worth living

The words in this number are very good. To me the only reason for living is to do something for Jesus.

6. Die man met die purper kleed – one of my favourite Afrikaans Gospel songs by Cathy Viljoen

Back in the mid seventies, I was singing in Tsumeb, and the people couldn’t understand English. So I had to quickly learn some Afrikaans songs. This was one of them. Later on someone asked me to make a record of Afrikaans songs. So this was the title song. After I had made the record, Doctor Swanepoel, the leader of the Volle Evangelie Kerk, mentioned at a meeting in Irene that I didn’t know the difference between “eendragtig” and “aandragtig.” Then I discovered I had made a mistake on the record. There were already a thousand records pressed, so it was too late. Anyway, I made a cassette tape afterwards, and corrected my mistake. As a kid in Salisbury, Rhodesia, I remember one guy saying to me: “I’ll throw you with the ball.” That seemed so weird, until many years later, I realized he must have been Afrikaans. Anyway, Cathy Viloen is Afrikaans and does it proper!

7. Jesus sal nimmer se nee

Today this song has been running through my head, and that is the reason for me doing this posting. This was one of the favourite Afrikaans songs I had on my record. Jesus never turned anyone away. He healed every sick person that came to him. At present I am busy writing a book called: “How to get healed.” I have a song on youtube that is getting more views than any of my other songs. It is called: “There is healing in the name of Jesus.” From that, I realize that there are many people that need healing, hence the book I am writing. JESUS LOVES YOU and wants you to be healed.

8. Alle nasies moet die here dien

It makes me think of when I had a meeting with Rachel Willemse among the coloured people. They sang this song about twenty times, and walked all around the room.

9. When my last song is sung

God bless you Cathy Viljoen.

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Favourite love songs by Andy Williams

1. Moon River

I chose this one because it has nice pictures. Doing this section of favourite love songs by Andy Williams, the first song that comes to my mind is Moon River. I heard this one when I was a teenager in Bulawayo.  It is amazing how songs travel all over the world. There are no border crossings. No custom officials, no baggage search!

2. Let it be me with Claudine  Longet

Andy was married to Claudine for a number of years. He met her at the side of the road in Las Vegas, where she had pulled over with car troubles.

3. A fool never learns

Fools get lonely too.

4. Butterfly

I heard this one on the radio when I was a teenager, but at the time I didn’t realize it was Andy Williams.

5. Do-Re-Mi with Eddie Fisher and Bobby Darrin

So many of these famous people have met and sung together.

6. I like your kind of love with Peggy Powers

I heard this one on the radio a couple of years ago. Fascinating.

7. Dear Heart

“Dear Heart, wish you were here to warm this night…”

8. Reason to believe

Nice sea scenes.

9. I can’t stop loving you – my favourite love song “live” performance by Andy Williams

Wow. This performance is spectacular. I love the way he sort of waltzes across the stage.  Fantastic orchestra too.

10. Somewhere my love

When I was young I saw Julie Christie in a movie called: “Far from the maddening crowd.”

11. Watch what happens with Connie Francis

So nice to see these two together.

12. Language of love with Julie Andrews

Julie Andrews is such a lady.

13. Unchained melody

Nice scenery.

14. Can’t smile without you

This is fantastic. Gives a glimpse of what it is like to be a Big pop star. Lots of women want to kiss him!

15. Walk hand in hand (with me)

Very nice.

16. It’s all in the game

I first heard this one sung by Cliff Richard.

17. Near you

Nice boogie woogie piano.

18. My happiness

Another one of my favourite old love songs. I have a tape of Connie Francis singing this one.

19. Sail along silv’ry moon

I heard Slim Whitman do this number before.

20. People will say we’re in love

This looks like it is from the Oklahoma movie.

21. Love letters in the sand

A big hit for Pat Boone.

22. You are my sunshine

At the old age homes where I have sung, this is one of the most requested songs.

23. You’ve got a friend

Good words. It is hard to find good friends.

24. I walk the line/Folsom Prison Blues with Johnny Cash

He says he has all of Johnny Cash’s records!

25. Treat her rough with Pat Boone and Elke Sommer

Funny humour here. Well done old chap!

26. Don’t fence me in with Bing Crosby

It is amazing how Andy Williams’ career has spanned so many decades, to even include Bing Crosby.

27. Wrap your troubles in dreams with Tony Bennett

What a wonderful rapport.

28. What’d I say with Ray Charles

Wonderful to see the interaction between these two megastars.

29. Can’t take my eyes off you

Too many pretty girls!

30. Blueberry Hill

Another one of my old time favourite love songs.

31. Blue Hawaii

This old favourite love song still runs through my mind every now and then. I just wish one of these great singers would have done it in a video with the beautiful sea, the waves washing up on the beach, with the lovers walking hand in hand on the sand in the moonlight. It would be so romantic.

32. Beyond the reef

Sad, but beautiful. I have the record, but it is so nice to see it in pictures.

33. Stranger on the shore

This was a big musical hit for Acker Bilk when I was a teenager, but it is so nice now to hear the words of the song.

34. Music from across the way

35. Softly as I leave you

I heard Elvis Presley say that a man wrote this song while he was dying in a hospital bed. He didn’t want his wife to see him die.

36. May each day

Lovely words. Going through all these songs has been quite a journey.

37. The Lord’s Prayer

My wife says we should be saying the Lord’s prayer every day.

38. Amazing grace

“When we’ve been there ten thousand years.” I hope Mr. Williams made it through the pearly gates.

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Impersonators

After doing a section on Elvis Impersonators, I ended up looking at other impersonators, which I found very exciting, so I hope you enjoy them too.

1. Arnold Schwarzenegger – The Late Show

I found this very funny.

2. Obama by Steve Bridges

It is amazing what Steve Bridges can do.

3. George Bush – Steve Bridges roast on Jeff Foxworthy

4. George Bush – Steve Bridges – Camp David

5. Obama – Steve Bridges – 2011

6. Steve Bridges Tribute Part 1

7. Steve Bridges Tribute Part 2

8. Bill Clinton by Tim Watters

9. Tim Watters – Booking Agent

10. Jay Leno and “George Bush”

11. Arnold Schwarzenegger as President

12. Obama by Reggie Brown (2 minutes)

13. President Obama by Reggie Brown (11 minutes)

14. Kim Jong-un Impersonator

He says at the end of the day he enjoys going back to being himself!

15. Kate Middleton Lookalike – Heidi Agan

It is incredible how much she looks like Kate. I have a done a lot of postings on her because she seems so nice.

16. “Kate” and tourists

17. Heidi Agan on the Alan Titchmarsh Show

18. Heidi Agan on Good Morning America

It is exciting to see her meet “Prince William.”

19. Heidi Agan – Susan Scott interview

20. Heidi Agan – Sunrise Show interview

21. From Waitress to Dutchess

22. Dave and Victoria Beckham – Lookalikes – Andy Harmer and Camilla Shadbolt

23. Hollywood Royalty Lookalikes

It has been lots of fun watching these lookalikes and impersonators. One thing that is very sad, is the death of Steve Bridges. Some people claim he was murdered because of impersonating one of the presidents.

24. Superman

25. Transformer Robot

26. Transformer Bumblebee

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Elvis Impersonators

There are probably hundreds of guys who are Elvis Impersonators, singing his favourite love songs, but I would like to share a few with you.

1. Andy Kaufman on the Johnny Carson Show

“Love me” and “Blue suede shoes.” I think this guy is very funny.

2. Andy Kaufman  on the Johnny Cash Show

“That’s when your heartaches begin.”

3. Andy Kaufman – Treat me nice

Johnny Cash said that Andy was Elvis’ favourite impersonator.

4. Ben Portsmouth at Collingwood

When I was typing it, I made an error and typed Dollingwood! Maybe Dolly Parton will come next! This is Ben singing “I can’t stop loving you” – one of my own personal favourite love songs.

5. Shawn Klush at Collingwood 2013

One of the ultimate Elvis Impersonator winners. CC Rider.

6. Wayne Fontaine – When my blue moon turns to gold again.

He plays the guitar real good!

7. Martin Fontaine – (make up man) – hound dog

The make up is incredible. All of these artists are so incredible, and do such wonderful imitations of the king.

8. Donny Edwards – alias the king

It is very interesting to hear Donny’s story of how people persuaded him to get into it.

9. Chris Connor – Rise of a Legend

He looks a lot like Elvis.

10. Darren Lee – Walk a mile in my shoes

This is a good song – the words are so true. So many people love to criticize, when they don’t know what it’s like to be in your shoes.

11. 2012 Memphis finalists

So many Elvis Impersonators. Looks like the women love it!

12. Cody Ray Slaughter at Collingwood 2012

“Shake, rattle and roll, baby.”

13. Elvis Impersonator – Dean Z  – Las Vegas 2014

Receives the “Heart of the king” award, then goes into action. Wow, Dean does all the moves of the king in just a couple of songs. He is very good at his imitation. I wonder how his girlfriend feels about him kissing all the girls.

14. Priscilla at Collingwood 2014

Wow, it is so nice to see her. She is the real deal. The ex-wife. Up close and personal. Knows all about him. I read her book some years back. She is a year older than me – I just looked it up.

15. Jim Carrey – Blue suede shoes

I think this might be part of a movie.

16. David Scott – Always on my mind

It is sad to see he died so young.

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