Song Lyric Sunday – “Without You”

Being Lydia!

It’s that time again, Song Lyric Sunday.  I am so glad that Helen, of “This Thing Called Life One Word At A Time” loves choosing the topics as much as I (and many others) love choosing the songs to go with them.

This week’s theme is “give/giving” and my song popped into my head immediately. That might surprise you because the word “give” is only in the chorus but it is one that sticks out, at least for me. That song is “Without You” by Nilsson, not to be confused with the U2 or Usher songs with similar names.

The song was originally written in 1970 by Peter Ham and Thomas Evans of the rock band Badfinger. however, it was mostly an album filler for the group. Many people hail Mariah Carey’s 1994 version as the best cover. In my opinion, it was the 1971 version by (Harry) Nilsson…

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1 thought on “Song Lyric Sunday – “Without You”

  1. I did not know the ill-fated band, Badfinger, wrote this song. It is so plaintive and gorgeous when done by the brilliant Harry Nilsson. “Everybody’s Talkin’ At Me” brought a great movie, “Midnight Cowboy” to unforgettable status. Thank you Harry!

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