Day 336. The Wanderer

Anybody here old enough to remember the singer, Dion, from the American vocal group, Dion and the Belmonts? Their hit single, “Teenager in Love”, is wandererconsidered one of the greatest songs in Rock and Roll history. And their biggest hit, “Where or When”, which they performed on American Bandstand, reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

But the one that came immediately to mind when I read yesterday’s WordPress Daily Prompt, came later, once Dion left the group for a solo career.

The ‘prompt‘? “If you could live a nomadic life, would you? Where would you go? How would you decide? What would life be like without a home base”?

Care to guess the name of the song?

Come on, you know you know it. Think. Okay, okay. Here’s a hint. I’ll give you the first line:

“Oh well, I’m the type of guy who will never settle down” …

Sound familiar? Is it coming back to you? Am I really gonna have to spell it out for you? Really? Are you sure? You’re gonna be upset when I tell you. Because you know this song. I know you do. Oh well … here goes … this is the chorus …

Continue reading