The Worthington Wire
Take a look at Worthington's insights and commentaries from W3 Principal, Bill Schiffman.
“Yesterday…all my troubles seemed so far away…now it looks as though they’re here to stay…so now I long for yesterday…” These slightly altered classic Beatles lyrics might just be today’s theme song for the White House. President Trump is now faced with perhaps the most difficult trial of his tumultuous career. The transcript of his…Read More
“Dear Mr. Fantasy, play us a tune…something to make us all happy…do anything, take us out of this gloom…sing a song, play guitar, make it snappy…” It’s hard to believe that Traffic recorded this song over 50 years ago. It was a combined 1967 effort with Stevie Winwood and Chris Wood writing the music, and…Read More
“Help me make it through the night…” Kris Kristofferson wrote this country classic around half a century ago… the hit record performance was by Sammi Smith, although it’s been covered many times, including by the powerhouse duo of Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson. The song reference for this month’s missive refers to Federal Reserve Chairman…Read More
“Take it to the limit…one more time…” This month’s lyric is from one of the Eagles’ monstrous hits. It’s got an interesting story behind it since it resulted in bassist Randy Meisner being replaced by Poco’s Timothy B. Schmitt. As you might recall, the end of the song has some incredibly high notes to sing…Read More
“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign… Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind… Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?” The year was 1971, and the little known Canadian group Five Man Electrical Band released their one and only hit. The song was a typical anti-establishment paean, but the chorus lyrics above resonate…Read More