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Lyrics Look

“Hold My Hand”

Today, the Guitar Train debuts another new monthly stop.  This stop is called “Lyrics Look” where Quirky T looks at lyrics that either she likes, which interest her, or she thinks are especially creative.

Meet the Beatles album cover

Meet the Beatles album cover

The first theme of the lyrics we’re looking at is holding hands.  The one song that immediately comes to mind is, of course, The Beatles’ “I Want to Hold Your Hand”.  It is a simple sentiment, yet classic.  On a similar track, yet not as sweet, is “Hold My Hand” by Hootie and the Blowfish. http://youtu.be/xoW3bqnr7tw

Gloria Estefan Greatest Hits

Gloria Estefan Greatest Hits

In “I See Your Smile”, Gloria Estefan used hand holding for strength.  http://youtu.be/et9C32GMJQ4

Huey Lewis and the News Greatest Hits

Huey Lewis and the News Greatest Hits

One of the most relatable mentions of hand holding in songs for me is Huey Lewis and the News in “Do You Believe in Love”.   http://youtu.be/BzIbyDbmsyg  These lyrics resonant with me as twice in my life that has happened to me.  On those occasions, the words weren’t actually said (or sung) to me but both men offered me a hand and ended up taking my heart.  Unfortunately, they also broke my heart.

Let’s not leave this station on a sad note, be sure to stay aboard the Guitar Train for next month’s “Lyrics Look” when we look at lyrics about smiling.

Guitar Train passengers, Quirky T wants to know, what are your favorite lyrics about hand holding?

All Guitar Train passengers should keep in mind that anything posted on the Guitar Train blog must NOT contain profanity or ethnic, racial, gender, or physical insensitivity.  Anyone who violates this will have to disembark at the next stop on the Guitar Train and will not be allowed back on the train.

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