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Those sad sad songs that make you want to cry...

We all know them..  those sad sad songs that make us want to cry but that we love to listen to 

 

 

 

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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Portishead - Sour Times

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It's true. Not like you do. x

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Across The Great Divide - Kate Wolf

https://youtu.be/4fXV5hMhQ20

Kate Wolf passed away in 1986 at age 44 from leukemia.There have been many covers of this beautiful song. The one by Nanci Griffith and Emmylou Harris is a most fitting tribute. 

https://youtu.be/6uQNRTnsntY

 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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"Baby, You Come Rolling Cross My Mind"  😔 Peppermint Trolly Company {67}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2W5kwXHTUw&ab_channel=VinylNostalgia

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Tears on my pillow, Little Anthony&the Imperials

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Across The Universe - The Beatles

 

Not often thought of as a sad song, but it really is, with melancholy being no stranger to John Lennon. He shows a sense of hopelessness in the line -

Nothing’s gonna change my world

And continues into the chant -

Jai Guru Deva 

Literally translated Glory to the shining (or divine guru) remover of darkness

He is calling on the divine to remove his darkness.

 

This is a cover version by Evanescence. She gets it, and it’s awesome.

https://youtu.be/l4nwKQrne0s

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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"CRY"  😢 10 €€ {78}

former members of the Mindbenders.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypMnBuvP5kA&ab_channel=STARCKCLUBMUSIC

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Remem'bring - Jerry Reed

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Jack and Lucy - Hugh & Katy Moffat

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBvc_6FGUEU

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A most beautiful song for loss and survival.

 

"Hold on to Memories" - Disturbed

 

This video is with different people making masks to honor their lost loved ones.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q0sMOQvJuw 

 

This is a video of live performance with clips and footage behind them of band and various other fallen rockers , a lot of people in the audience were crying.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SCCqC-u-9o 

 

I printed out these lyrics and put them on my fridge.

 

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@Vexed  - That’s beautiful. Quite a reminder that life is too short,. Make the most of everyday. 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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WOW !!!!

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"Daddy you're a Fool To Cry"  😭  Rolling Stones {76}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC49yfhqirk&ab_channel=LoveTo

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Kate Bush - This Woman's Work 

 

All the things we should've said that are never said
All the things we should've done though we never did
All the things we should've given, but I didn't... 

 

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"It Keeps Right On A Hurtin' 🤕 Johnny Tillotson {62}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFblhBixUz4&ab_channel=TheJennyiLove

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"End of May" - Willis (original name) / The Actual Tigers (name change) - written by Tim Seely of the band (1996) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTxEao4K_kY 

 

Michael Buble' - did a very good cover in 2010

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBMkV2krsSs 

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Storms, The Mac

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"Dry Your Eyes" 😭 Brenda & the Tabulations {67}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEecoYOqDrY&ab_channel=Bad14v

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I'm Blowin' Away:  Bonnie Raitt    (lyrics include, "I've been romanced and dined and danced/Crazy nights and wild times/But life has lost its mystery/And love is blind and cannot find me")  And those are the upbeat lyrics! Great job by Bonnie Raitt.

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Another master of musical melancholia is the incomparable Julie Miller.   She is a true one of a kind.   Her own voice is a matter of taste but those songs will get you in the soul.   These include Broken Things,  Orphan train, (there are several fine songs called orphan train so look up Julie's, and All My Tears and the most famous I Still Cry.    

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I Dreamed About Mama Last Night:  Hank Williams; Johnny Cash    (The song, in my opinion, walks a fine line between sad and saccharine, but either way will bring a tear to the eye).

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I Miss My Friend-Darrell Whorley

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Almost anything by Hank Williams.   No less than Elvis Presley called I'm So Lonesome I could Cry, the saddest song he had ever heard.     Its just the sights and sounds from his back yard but it packs a punch.   But don't forget These Men With Broken Hearts,  or May You Never Be Alone Like Me, or Lost on the River,  Long Gone Lonesome Blues and many more.   

 

Lefty Frizzell fell into a depressive hole and with his song writing partner Sanger Shaffer wrote "I Never Go Around Mirrors"  It has been said that this song could bring a tear to a statue, especially when Keith Whitley sang it.   This was Whitley's favorite country song and he would sing it at the drop of a hat.     

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@RossM846371  - Have you heard this version of I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, by Gary Morris? It gets me every time. 😭😭😭 A lot of people have covered this song, but no one sings it like he does.

https://youtu.be/ds9r7O79dk8

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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its a good one.  

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An incredible talent.

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Autumn Leaves: Sinatra and others, including Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton.

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"Everyday I Have To Cry" * Steve Alaimo {63}

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SR8839CtqY&ab_channel=74sodapop

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The end of the world, Skeeter Davis

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