“Someone To Watch Over Me” — Willie Nelson

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One of the finest albums of all time is “Stardust” by Willie Nelson, on which he explores what we’d now call the Great American Songbook.

Released in 1978, “Stardust” was what you’d have called a bold choice at the time. Punk was in full flow. Angry young men were shouting into microphones around the world. It was an odd time for an album of songs from the 1920s and 30s.

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Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.

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No Words, No Song

No Words, No Song

Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.

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