“Lonely People” is a song written by the husband-and-wife team of Dan Peek and Catherine Peek and recorded by America in 1974.
“Lonely People” was written within a few weeks of Dan Peek’s 1973 marriage to Catherine Maberry: Peek- “I always felt like a melancholy, lonely person. And now [upon getting married] I felt like I’d won.”
The lyrics of “Lonely People” advise “all the lonely people”: “Don’t give up until you drink from the silver cup”, a metaphor which Dan Peek thus explains: "It’s possible to drink from another’s well of experience…and be refreshed.
Happy Valentine’s Day to all lovers.
As Dan felt, marriage is a seal of everlasting love, which is strengthened by the blessings and assistance of family and friends.
Hi @holster ,
I love harmonies, and I am so missing singing harmony of a lot these recordings, especially this one.
I am thinking of a way to get to the next level, but I wanted to keep it “live recordings”.
I am thinking of doing the same style recordings, and then switching to another platform to record multiple layers of recording using a DAW based unit.
I have to make it easy on myself, hahahahaha. @feaker is pushing me to graduate to this “multiple instruments + harmonies” recordings - thanks so much Paul!!!
Love your wonderful and inspiring words!!!
Why was I expecting a Beatles song? Wrong song; similar title. As soon as I heard your video, then OK, of course I remember this. Didn’t recall America recorded this song. Per usual, you played guitar and sang very well! Nicely done!