DESMOND KELLY

A Kelly Klassic – “Ronnie Dunn – The Cowboy Rides Away (2019)” – by Des Kelly Ronnie Dunn – The Cowboy Rides Away (2019) From the album, Re-Dunn The album will be released on January 10, 2020 and feature two songs — a country and rock one — released digitally each month until the release date. The Cowboy Rides Away” is a song written by Sonny Throckmorton and Casey Kelly, and was first recorded by George Strait in 1985 ...

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A “KELLY-KLASSIC  – “Mo Pitney – Don’t You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me” – by Des Kelly   A “KELLY-KLASSIC” Featuring a younger Star to be, Mo Pitney, singing a Song already made famous by another Star that has passed us by, Ray Price. What price, Country Music ??, PRICELESS, I’d say, if I had my way. ...

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Another Kelly-Klassic “Gene Watson & Rhonda Vincent – Together Again “Live”” – Des Kelly Buck Owen’s wrote it, Rhonda Vincent & Gene Watson sing it, for the lucky passengers of a CFR Cruise in 2020, Michael Johnson, the BEST Steel-guitarist in America, in my opinion, at the moment, filled in, with his magic hands, in a Country song that will never be forgotten,  in another Kelly-Klassic. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’ Lanka. ...

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A “Kelly Klassic”.“Gene Watson – Got No Reason Now For Going Home “LIVE”” – by Des Kelly   Yet another great song that I was compelled to perform many times myself, because I was in the same predicament as Gene Watson was and sang it as a “Kelly Klassic”. Hope you enjoy these sentimental lyrics. ...

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“GOLDEN MEMORIES” – by Des Kelly The Composer of this song was Blaze Foley. Sung by the late, great, Merle Haggard, no better ‘cover’ should even be contemplated, this beautiful song tells the story that most lovers sometimes have to endure. I am no exception to the rule, now just regretting the fact that I have to say exactly the same thing. “IF I COULD ONLY FLY” This is yet another “Kelly-Klassic”. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’ Lanka. ...

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“IN A NUTSHELL”-by Des Kelly   Some famous last words, spoken and otherwise. Martha Beck, an American Murderess, convicted and executed in 1951, spoke these words shortly before her final hour on earth. “My story is a love story,but only those who are tortured by love can know what I mean. I was pictured as a fat, unfeeling woman. True, I am fat, but, if that is a crime, how many of my sex are guilty ?. I am not unfeeling, stupid or moronic.. My last words and my last thoughts are; Let him who is without sin, cast the first stone”!! Bing Crosby, American Singer’s last words in 1977, were ...

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WALDTEUFEL78 – by Des Kelly I have seen and heard many pianists “do their thing”. Under normal circumstances, they tend to hit the stage”dressed to kill”, as the saying goes, but Waldtuefel78 is somewhat different. He looks like a “bikie”,dresses like one, too, as he plays his instrument, but, believe me, he ‘instrumentalizes’ most beautifully. Take this, for example. For the listening pleasure of all my e’ Lanka Members & Readers, here is Waldtuefel78 on piano, playing Leo Fall-Und der Himmel hangt Voller Geigen, just for you, good folk. ANOTHER KELLY-KLASSIC. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’ Lanka. ...

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