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Glory DAYS - "Days" Songs (with nod to The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night")

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Glory DAYS - "Days" Songs (with nod to The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night")

On August 12, 1964 The Beatles made their Hollywood debut with the opening of their first feature film A Hard Day’s Night. Captured at the height of Beatlemania, the film opened to rave reviews and was a financial and critical success. It earned two Academy Award nominations and inspired countless films, TV shows, and eventually music videos. Two notable cameos in the movie are Patty Boyd playing a blonde schoolgirl on the train and Phil Collins playing a schoolboy watching the Beatles on TV. Patty eventually married George Harrison and subsequently having an affair with then marrying one of George’s best friends - Eric Clapton. She inspired the songs “Something,” “Layla,” and “Wonderful Tonight.” Collins of course became the drummer and eventual lead vocalist of the progressive rock band Genesis.

 

The song and movie provide the theme of this week’s music blog, songs featuring the word Days. Accompanying the playlist Glory DAYS is a country version These DAYS, the word Day in song is reserved for another day and another blog.

 

Song greats in the list include The Beatles in the title song as well as “Eight Days A Week,” Springsteen’s “Glory Days,” Wang Chung’s “Dance Hall Days,” Chicago’s “Old Days,” the Carpenters “Rainy Days and Mondays,” The Goo Goo Doll’s “Better Days,” Lifehouse’s “Days Go By,” and Billy Joel’s “I’ve Loved These Days” along with his daughter Alexa Ray Joel’s “For All My Days” among many others.

 

I hope that this music and my blog truly serve as a “revival: a new presentation of something old,” a springboard to return to the music of your youth, or perhaps to find artists you want to discover anew.  Rediscover the passion of music in your life. Live in the moment. Enjoy the moment. Love the moment. Listen to the MUSIC!

 

https://listentothemusicblog.com/glory-days-these-days-days-songs/

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Good blog and playlists! A couple of country songs, favorites of mine, I didn’t see …

 

One Of These Days, Emmylou Harris

Days Of Thunder, Brooks & Dunn

 

Also, for the rock list … These Days, Bon Jovi, is a good song.

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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thanks - like these - added 🙂 

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These Days - Foo Fighters

 

Or, just for a laugh - "Days"d and Confused - Led Zeppelin 😁

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Foo Fighters on there - lol on Zep 😄

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Honored Social Butterfly

Ah Beatlemania. I was a rabid participant!

Loved the playlist. Great songs on there.
Can’t wait for 
the “Day” playlist. More

Beatles songs to add for that one 🎼💜

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I'm sure you noticed the little Beatles, McCartney, John and Julian Lennon, Ringo flurry, though alas couldn't find any George "Days" songs (had left Ringo off inadvertently the other day - since added back)

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