Category: About my songs

about the songs written by Thomas Oliver

The stories behind the songs:
#10 Last Child

If you’ve been following this series, you’ll remember that I mentioned that the great country songwriter Harland Howard was renown for having to have a title before writing a song. The title to “Last Child” came from my bookshelf.  Literally,…

A New Star

The Star of Bethlehem has always fascinated astronomers.  It is suggested, of course, that the three wise men, the Magi, were in fact astronomers, or more likely astrologers. Every so often there is some scientific paper purporting to explain the…