Apr 132015


What is “An overused word to describe a song”, Alex?

To be fair, there are some songs that can only be described as “haunting”.  For example, “Laurie (Strange Things Happen) by Dickey Lee.  This is the song where a guy meets a girl, Laurie, at a dance on her birthday.  They hit it off, he walks her home and gives her his sweater to wear because it’s a little chilly.  When they get to her house, he kisses her goodnight (Yes!) and starts to head back home only to realize that he forgot his sweater.  He goes back and her dad answers and tells the guy that Laurie “died a year ago today”. Continue reading »