♬ “Love the One You’re With” & “When Love Comes Your Way”♬

The theme expressed in Still’s “Love the One You’re With” had already been present in previous songs. In addition to being treated in the 1947 Broadway musical “Finian’s Rainbow”, the idea that you must grab love whenever it comes your way, as stated in Still’s song, had already been dealt with in a 1933 song… Read More ♬ “Love the One You’re With” & “When Love Comes Your Way”♬

“Love the One You’re With” & “Finian’s Rainbow”🌈

The theme expressed in Stephen Still’s “Love the One You’re With” had already been treated in previous songs. For instance, in the 1947 Broadway musical “Finian’s Rainbow”, there were these words: “When I can’t be with the girl I love, I love the girl I’m with.” “Finian’s Rainbow” is a play dealing with leprechauns and… Read More “Love the One You’re With” & “Finian’s Rainbow”🌈

🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (3. Stephen Stills & Judy Collins)

Stephen Still’s song “Love the One You’re With” seems to imply a casual attitude toward sexual relationships (perfectly emblematic of the times), yet its author was living in a whirlwind of difficult passion at the time. He had been impressed by popular singer and songwriter Judy Collins when he had seen her perform in Greenwich… Read More 🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (3. Stephen Stills & Judy Collins)

🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (2. Analysis)

The lyrics of Stills’s song “Love the One You’re With” are about love’s many conflicts. For this reason, although the song and the values it conveys may sound a bit superficial, its opposing themes may evoke different feelings and opinions. If you’re down and confused And you don’t remember who you’re talking to Concentration slips… Read More 🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (2. Analysis)

🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (1. Lyrics, introduction & translation)

If you’re down and confused And you don’t remember who you’re talking to Concentration slips away Because your baby is so far away Well there’s a rose in a fisted glove And the eagle flies with the dove And if you can’t be with the one you love, honey Love the one you’re with Don’t… Read More 🎶Love the One You’re With 🎶 (1. Lyrics, introduction & translation)

Dr. Suess

Theodor Seuss Geisel (2 March 1904 – 24 September 1991) was an American children’s author, political cartoonist, illustrator, poet, animator, screenwriter, and filmmaker. He was born and raised in Springfield, but his family was of German descent. They had emigrated from Bavaria (now a part of Germany) in the 19th century and settled in Massachusetts.… Read More Dr. Suess