Such a sweet man…' Simon's voice is low and husky, she is lost in her memories. She 'Hello-ed' a cheery greeting as I climbed the stairs. Simon then guides me into her candlelit bathroom/study and gestures for me to take the green armchair that is pressed between her old desk and the white claw-footed bathtub, while she drags in a low stool for herself.'Here I am with James Taylor on our…' a pause, 'honeymoon.' A softening of the pale-blue eyes and then she passes her thumb across the contour of Taylor's handsome, hollow face, c1972. Once inside, Simon, 62, tall and sinewy in a pinstripe Ralph Lauren blazer, shows off her bedroom: gauzy golden and damask drapes hang from the frame of an antique four-poster bed. In the small sitting-room downstairs, her son, Ben Taylor, and his English friend, David Saw, are practising their guitar parts for Simon's tour, which will support her new album, This Kind of Love, a record full of warmth and wisdom.Barack Obama posthumously awarded him the medal of honor in 2015.
Despite his heroism and sustained injuries at the Meuse-Argonne offensive, he was denied accommodation and assistance because he was black.Lastly, come back next week for the best love songs of the '80s, and click here for the best love songs of the '60s. Barry White, "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe" (1974) "Putting on the Barry White" has become synonymous with "trying to seduce your date in the most ridiculous way possible." But no matter how many would-be Casanovas misuse his work, Barry remains irresistible."Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" is sweet and a whole lot of fun, as any partner should be. Be my wife." The nakedness of that declaration retains its power, no matter what suspicions you might have over its likely outcome. George Harrison, "What is Life" (1970) Coming early on George Harrison's first solo album, "What is Life" remains one of the sweetest pop tunes ever produced by the brilliant, reserved ex-Beatle.David Bowie, the British rock star, has also been discussed as a possibility.
Over twenty of the best songs from the '70s have made it on to the list, including ABBA, Stevie Wonder, Chic and The Bee Gees. No surprises with this one; ABBA's Dancing Queen is widely considered to be one of the most successful singles of the 1970s.
“He certainly thought it was about him He called me and said: ‘thanks for the song’”.