Monday, May 15, 2017

As Long As I'm Singing ...



“As long as I’m singin’
Then the world’s all right
And everything’s swingin’
Long as I’m singin’ my song

Ummmm…makin’ music
Is more to me than a pleasure
'cause me and music
We go together like notes in a measure

Long as I’m singin’
Then the world’s all right
And everything’s swingin’
Long as I’m singin’ my…

Long as I’m singin’ my …
Long as I’m singin’ my song.”
                 ~ “As Long As I’m Singing”
        ~written & recorded by 
                the wonderful Bobby Darin
                                    ~ 1964

A red-winged black bird sings its song on an early June evening at the Lehigh Gap in Slatington, Pennsylvania in the shadow of the Kittatinny Ridge, also called Blue Mountain.

The Lehigh Gap is a crossroads where the Lehigh Gap Nature Center’s trails connect two historic trails – the Appalachian Trail and the Delaware and Lehigh Heritage Corridor (D&L Trail).

The Appalachian Trail, a foot path, follows the ridge on both sides of the Lehigh Gap, running 1,245 miles south to Georgia and 930 miles north to Maine. Running from Wilkes-Barre to Bristol, the D&L Trail passes through the Lehigh and Delaware rivers and their canals in Pennsylvania.


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