Music – Lou Christie – Lighthouse (1971)

This song is from a terrific album: “Paint America Love” (1971). Very hard to find. One of the greatest records ever. A real oldie but goodie as they say. Music and lyrics from Wikifonia . . . 

Music Video – Lighthouse by Westlife

 This song is by Westlife (Facebook link), a group that has been in the charts since 1998. It is from their final album “Greatest Hits” . The Irish group has said they will be splitting up after their final 2012 tour.

The album contains some older songs and four new ones including this one called “Lighthouse”. It is the band’s second compilation of greatest hits, following the 2002 release of “Unbreakable.” 

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Music Video – So Said the Lighthouse Keeper

 

 A very interesting and haunting song by Klaatu. 

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So Said the Lighthouse Keeper by Klaatu

“I am the very loneliest of all creatures in the universe
Indeed I am an epitaph to man
For having witnessed mass destruction like you’ve never dreamed and worse
I fear I shall bear witness once again.”

So said the lighthouse keeper
As he struggled up the spiral stairs
Which led him to the laser flare which spanned the cosmic void
Where keeping constant vigil
He’d forewarn this gallant guard of guards
Beware all ships the space graveyard and its stones of asteroids

“For though my race was thought immune
Themselves they did consume
So be warned or be mourned tomorrow
And from your deafness do desist
And pray take heed of this
For your present course can only end in sorrow…”

So said the lighthouse keeper
As he wiped a teardrop from his nose
Upon which his spectacles rose and gazed out to the stars
And like a portrait still he stared
And sighing to himself declared
“I must invent the perfect prayer
Not yours, not mine, but ours

Which in the name of charity
Might lead us to eternal peace
The ultimate philosophy
Some simple, single phrase.” The old and much encumbered man
Then came to rest with head in hand
He thought
and thought
and thought away
His last remaining day – lyrics

Song – Lighthouse by Runrig (with videos)

A friend found this for me, and sent me the links. It is nice song, and the photos are so beautiful that I just had to share it. There are two versions with different photos. I have inserted the lyrics in between the two videos so they are available for both.

The first video has the lyrics embedded over the photos, while the second video has no lyrics visible. Enjoy!

Lighthouse

This world’s not my home
I’m a stranger to the storm
Save me, save me
Where the race is quickest
The tide runs strong Continue reading