Rock Ballad of the Week: Robert Plant and Jimmy Page “Thank You”

If the sun refused to shine
I would still be loving you
When mountains crumble to the sea
There will still be you and me

Kind woman, I give you my all
Kind woman, nothing more

Little drops of rain whisper of the pain
Tears of loves lost in the days gone by
My love is strong, with you there is no wrong
Together we shall go until we die
My, my, my inspiration is what you are to me
Inspiration look, see

And so today, my world it smiles
Your hand in mine, we walk the miles
Thanks to you it will be done
For you to me are the only one
Happiness, no more be sad

Happiness, I’m glad

If the sun refused to shine
I would still be loving you
Mountains crumble to the sea
There will still be you and me

*Writer/s: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant

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No Quarter is a live album by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, both formerly of English rock band Led Zeppelin. It was released by Atlantic Records on 14 October 1994. The long-awaited reunion between Jimmy Page and Robert Plant occurred on a 90-minute “UnLedded” MTV project, recorded in MoroccoWales, and London. It was not a reunion of Led Zeppelin, however, as former bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones was not present. In fact, Jones was not even told about the reunion by his former bandmates. He later commented that he was unhappy about Plant and Page naming the album after “No Quarter“, a Led Zeppelin song which was largely his work.

*source: Wikipedia

Rock Ballad of The Week: Peter Frampton “I’m In You”

I don’t care where I go when I’m with you
When I cry you don’t laugh cause you know meI’m in you
You’re in me
You gave me the love, the love that I never hadYou and I don’t pretend; we make love
I can’t feel anymore than I’m singingI’m in you
You’re in me
You gave me the love, the love that I never hadCome so far when you think
you think back
You can’t buy what we made, you and II’m in you
You’re in me
You gave me the love, the love that I never had

*Songwriters: Peter Kenneth Frampton

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Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is an English-American rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist. He was previously associated with the bands Humble Pie and the Herd. After the end of his ‘group’ career, as a solo artist, Frampton released several albums including his international breakthrough album, the live release Frampton Comes Alive!. The album sold more than 8 million copies in the United States and spawned several hit singles. Since then he has released several other albums. He has also worked with Ringo Starrthe Who‘s John EntwistleDavid Bowie and both Matt Cameron and Mike McCready from Pearl Jam, among others.

*source: Wikipedia

Rock Ballad of the Week: Steeler “Serenade”

Daybreak, Heartache – I’m leaving you once more
A lonely smile across the miles is what I’m living for
Swiftly through our finger, the sands of time will flow
And much too soon I’ll have to go

But I’ll sing to you again
Across the midnight wind
Forever I will sing this serenade

I’ll sing to you again
Across the midnight wind
Forever I will sing this serenade

Together Forever – the shadow & the flame
Turn my head towards the sky and call your name

Someday say you’ll stay – my love is yours to hold
Destiny will let our dreams unfold

But I’ll sing to you again
Across the midnight wind
Forever I will sing this serenade

I’ll sing to you again
Across the midnight wind
Forever I will sing this serenade

Forever forever forever
Forever I will sing this serenade
Forever forever forever

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songwriters: Franz Schubert/ Arr. Goran Sollscher

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Steeler was an early 1980s American heavy metal band best known for featuring Swedish guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen upon his arrival in the United States. The band was founded in 1981 in Nashville, Tennessee by vocalist Ron Keel and released a sole album on Shrapnel Records in 1983 before morphing into Keel.

*source: Wikipedia

Rock Ballad of the Week: Tyketto “Write Your Name In The Sky”


I must have stood on that runway for hours
I must have watched a hundred planes fade away
I said good-bye to every one of them, and every one took you away again

Bridge:
But if I need to know that you’re waiting
And if I need to hear that you’re mine

Chorus:
Write your name in the sky, set it flying so high
Let the wind blow it my way (write your name in the sky)
Throw a message in the sea, send it sailing to me
Take these clouds from my eyes, write your name in the sky

I tell my secrets to your picture
I catch the smell of you on my pillow at night
Sometimes I don’t know what goes on inside my head
And I hope I told you everything I should have said

(Bridge)

(Chorus)
(Solo)

(Bridge)

(Chorus repeats 2x…)
In the sky

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Tyketto is an American hard rock band, based out of New York CityNew York, United States. The group was put together in 1987 by the former Waysted vocalist Danny Vaughn, with Brooke St. James (guitar), Jimi Kennedy (bass), and Michael Clayton (drums).

*source: Wikipedia

Rock Ballad of the Week: Boston “Livin’ For You”

Livin’ without you never could be so wrong
Don’t need to say it, I never waited so long
Thinking about you in everything I do
Love is for giving,
You know I’m just livin’ for youAnd I, I never needed to lie
Can’t you see I believe in my heart when I’m saying
It’s love that you see
You’re just the one for me
I’m prayingMaybe I’m dreaming, don’t want to wake up now
Baby, I love you, I always knew it somehow
Happened so easy, don’t need to think it through
It’s not so amazing
Been going so crazy for youDreaming and hoping, hoping that dreams come true
You’re my religion, girl, I’ve been livin’ for you
Don’t want to fight it, tried everything I know
I won’t deny it,
You’re everywhere I try to goAnd I, I never needed to lie
Can’t you see I believe in my heart when I’m saying
It’s love that you see
You mean the world to me
I’m praying for you
OhKnew it so easy, don’t have to think it through
Love is for giving
I know I’m just livin’ for youLove is for giving
I know I’m just livin’ for you

Oh

Songwriters: Tom Scholz

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Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, which had its most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s. Centered on multi-instrumentalist founder and leader Tom Scholz, who played the majority of instruments on the debut album, the band is a staple of classic rock.  Boston’s best-known works include the songs “More Than a Feeling“, “Peace of Mind“, “Foreplay/Long Time“, “Rock and Roll Band“, “Smokin’“, “Don’t Look Back“, “A Man I’ll Never Be“, and “Amanda“. The band has sold more than 75 million records worldwide, including 31 million albums in the United States, of which 17 million were from its self-titled debut album and seven million were for its second album, Don’t Look Back, making the group one of the world’s best-selling artists.  Altogether, the band has released six studio albums over a career spanning over 40 years. Boston was ranked the 63rd best hard rock artist by VH1.

*source: Wikipedia

Rock Ballad of the Week: John Waite “In Dreams”

In my life I’ve seen such things
That I wish I had not seen
But through your eyes
I can let it go
When you’re lying here with me
Sunshine knocking on my window
Couldn’t wake me from this dream
(we dream)
Cause baby
Anywhere the wind blows
I will follow you
It seems
That in my life
I still believe in dreams
Where you are is where I’ll be
It’s all that really matters to me
The world out there
Hey can kiss my ass
As long as I’ve got you I’m free
Free
Sunshine knocking on my window
Couldn’t wake me from this dream (we dream)
Cause baby anywhere the wind blows
I will follow you
It seems
That in my life
I still believe in dreams
The world out there can kiss my ass
As long as I’ve got you I’m free
Free
Sunshine knocking on my window
Couldn’t wake me from this dream (we dream)
Cause I don’t care which way the wind blows
I will follow you
It seems
That in my life
Cause in your life
You believe
In dreams

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Songwriters: John Waite
In Dreams lyrics © Hori Pro Entertainment Group

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John Charles Waite (born 4 July 1952) is an English musician. He was lead vocalist for The Babys and Bad English. As a solo artist, 1984’s “Missing You” was a No. 1 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 and a top ten hit on the UK Singles Chart.

 

Rock Ballad of the Week: Joe Lynn Turner “Endlessly”

Girl, I want your love
You’re everything I’m dreaming of
Forever we will be in love endlessly
I believe I will always be loving you endlessly
Girl, I want your love
You’re everything I’m dreaming of
You will always be a part of me
Lost inside your touch
Found I never felt so much
Hold me in your arms…love me tenderly
I believe I will always be loving you endlessly
Can’t you see all I need is to love you endlessly

Oh Darling
Give your heart to mine
‘Til the end of time
Forever we will find our love will be endlessly
I believe I will always be loving you endlessly
Can’t you see all I need is to love you endlessly
Oh baby
Lonely hearts can dream
What lovers’ eyes have seen
But I will always be oh darling, in love with you
Endlessly endlessly
You know together we will be forever endlessly
Endlessly…oh baby, endlessly
You know together our hearts beat forever endlessly
You’re the only one I love

*Songwriters: Joe Turner / Caroline Newman

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Joe Lynn Turner (born Joseph Arthur Mark Linquito, August 2, 1951) is an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and producer. He is known for his work in the hard rock bands RainbowYngwie J. Malmsteen and Deep Purple.  During his career, Turner fronted and played guitar with pop rock band Fandango in the late 1970s; and in the early 1980s, he became a member of Rainbow, fronting the band and writing songs with guitarist, Ritchie Blackmore and bassist, and producer, Roger Glover. After Rainbow had disbanded (the first time) in March 1984, he pursued a solo career, released one album, Rescue You, and then later did session work, singing background vocals for the likes of Billy JoelCher, and Michael Bolton. On the advice of Bolton, Turner began recording jingles for radio and television. Other songs he had composed or through collaboration with songwriters like Desmond Child and Jack Ponti were being recorded and released by international recording artists Jimmy BarnesLee Aaron, and Bonfire. Turner had a short-lived association with neoclassical metal guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen and then Deep Purple. From the mid-1990s, he resumed his solo career, releasing an additional nine studio and two live recordings. Turner did other session work, appearing as lead vocalist on tribute albums and working on projects involving various musical groups including progressive rock band Mother’s Army; Bulgarian hard rock band Brazen Abbot; funk rock duo Hughes Turner Project; and classic rockprogressive rock band Rated X. In 2006, Frontiers Records approached Turner to become involved with the AOR side project Sunstorm. By 2016, four albums under the Sunstorm name had been released. That same year, Turner released The Sessions via Cleopatra Records featuring a veritable who’s who of classic rock royalty as guest musicians, before resuming his seemingly constant touring schedule back in Europe.

*source: Wikipedia