Author Profession: Author. Lyrics to 'Different Drum' by Linda Ronstadt. The Stone Poneys, “Different Drum” by Jim Beviglia August 11, 2019, 8:47 am The guy that wrote the song wanted to record it with his hit band but was turned down flat. GROSS: So you form a band with friends, the Stone Poneys, which eventually has the hit "Different Drum" in 1967. But that was their second album. Different Drum Lyrics: You and I / Travel to the beat of a different drum / Oh, can't you tell by the way I run / Every time you make eyes at me / Woh oh / You cry and moan and say / It will work out You and I travel to the beat of a different drum Oh, can't you tell by the way I run Every time you make eyes at me? The first album, it was a harmony group. Michael Nesmith originally did Some of Shelly's Blues, Tapioca Tundra, Sweet Young Thing, You Told Me and other songs. The Stone Poneys, “Different Drum” Written By Jim Beviglia // August 11, 2019 The guy that wrote the song wanted to record it with his hit band but was turned down flat. Nationality: American. ATTRIBUTION: HENRY DAVID THOREAU, Walden, chapter 18, p. 430 (1966). "The Little Drummer Boy" (originally known as "Carol of the Drum") is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. "Different Drum" You and I travel to the beat of a different drum Oh can't you tell by the way I run Every time you make eyes at me Wo-oh You cry and moan and say it will work out But honey child I've got my doubts You can't see the forest for the trees Oh don't get me wrong Henry David Thoreau. Bob from Calabasas, Ca Bobby Kimmel of the Stone Poneys was out of the music business for awhile in the 80’s and worked as a … Born: July 12, 1817. Died: May 6, 1862. Michael Nesmith wrote Different Drum, Listen to … Biography. The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace (Simon & Schuster, 1987) ISBN 978-0-684-84858-7; A Bed By the Window: A Novel of Mystery and Redemption (Bantam Books, 1990) ISBN 978-1-86359-035-8; The Friendly Snowflake: A Fable of Faith, Love and Family (Turner Publishing, 1992) ISBN 978 … You and I travel to the beat of a different drum Oh can't you tell by the way I run Every time you make eyes at me You cry and moan and say it will work out The image of a group marching to the beat of a drum, whether this is a parade or a military unit, suggests conformity and orthodoxy. Michael Nesmith covered Some of Shelly's Blues, Tapioca Tundra, Sweet Young Thing, You Told Me and other songs. What continues to be strange about this is they both say they are 2:45 long. My other version is LA pressing and Different Drum is a short version like the 45 single. If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. QUOTATION: If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.