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What Are Your Favorite Songs? Why? 🎵

Sunday - July 11, 2021

 

  • You probably have several.
  • Feel free to stop by each day to add songs.
  • We would luv to hear from you!!!
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Just Like Greta-Van Morrison 

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Bohemian Rhapsody  -  Queen

 

I love this song for the pure artistry that it is. It makes every list as one of the greatest rock songs of all time.

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Not really an Elvis fan, but one of my favorites is Heartbreak hotel

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Today, it's my favorite song by Elvis - If I Can Dream

 

So many Elvis songs to pick from - Burning Love, Moody Blue, Suspicious Minds, Kentucky Rain, In The Ghetto, Separate Ways, The Impossible Dream, to name a few.

If I Can Dream was written especially for Elvis as the finale for his "Comeback" TV Special of 1968. It's one of the most moving songs that I've ever heard, and will always be one of my favorite songs of all time. Elvis always sang with passion and emotion, but this one just overflowed. And then there's that voice like no other. Unforgettable performance, this one.

 

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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@MaVolta didn't he die from a drug <overdose>?

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Yes, it was caused by drug use, though he didn't consider himself a drug user in the terms we normally think of. Elvis was given all manner of prescription drugs. Being that, he thought they were okay to take. The drugs changed his personality, greatly affected his heart, and caused him to gain a lot of weight. His girlfriend found him dead in the bathroom. It was a sad ending to his life story. I remember exactly where I was when the news broke. I was visiting with my best friend. We were stunned by the news and we both cried our eyes out. 😭  

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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@MaVolta that is why I constantly refuse menopause whatever. My Nurse Practitioner is a darling, but way too quick to medicate. I loved some of his movies growing up. And his <voice> 💙💚💛🧡💜🖤❤ and <dancing>, girl!!!

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Happy, Stones, 1975

 

I love the riff of this song and it’s one of my

fav Stones songs. It always makes me happy

whenever I hear it. I mean, the songs name

says it all 🎼💜

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One of my favorites is Keep the customer satisfied on the same album as Bridge over troubled water

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That was a great album! Literally wore out the vinyl!

 

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Lol @MaVolta those days of <lp's and 45's> 😂🤣 I would literally <cry> when one got <scratched with the needle> when removing it after song was over 😱

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One group from the 60's that I've always loved is Simon & Garfunkel. I was really into folk and folk-rock music. Probably my top two would be Sound of Silence and Bridge Over Troubled Water. That's their first hit from 1965 and their last one in 1970. Great set of bookends!  

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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@MaVolta Bridge Over Troubled Waters made me sad. But a great song! 😎

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BREATHE AGAIN.  TONI BRAXTON

 GIVE HER A LISTEN,  GREAT VOICE 

ALSO. UN-BREAK MY HEART.  BEAUTIFUL SONGS

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LOVIN' TOUCHIN' SQUEEZIN' BY JOURNEY 

I CALL IT THE "NANA" SONG. IN THE VIDEO ON "YT" THE BAND AND THE AUDIENCE ARE ALL WAVING THEIR HANDS ABOVE THEIR HEADS AND SINGING THE ENDLESS 'NANAS". IT ALWAYS MAKES ME STAND UP, DANCE AROUND WITH MY ARMS IN THE AIR. ONLY PROBLEM IS THAT AT MY AGE I CAN'T DO IT ALL THE WAY TO THE END OF THE SONG LOL

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Lol, me too @sweetjulieblueeyes52 🤣😂 But at least we <try>! 😎

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💥Thursday - July 15, 2021💥

 

Another entry for my list! 😎

 

➡️<All the songs> in the movie "Think Like A Man. Act Like A Woman" And yes, on my <Binge List> 😏

 

  • Anyone else <seen> this movie?
  • Lol, I tried <reading> the book, but not as <exciting>! 🤣😂 Anyone else read the book?
  • Romance Galore and Comedy!! 😍
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@Anonymous  -  I don't know the movie, but maybe I should check it out. The title sounds like the story of my working life! 😉

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Suite : Judy Blue Eyes  CSN 

The guys on my bowling team used to call me "Sweet Julie Blue Eyes"  it wasnt until years later l discovered it was SUITE NOT SWEET. 

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@sweetjulieblueeyes52 wrote:

Suite : Judy Blue Eyes  CSN 

The guys on my bowling team used to call me "Sweet Julie Blue Eyes"  it wasnt until years later l discovered it was SUITE NOT SWEET. 


💥Lol @sweetjulieblueeyes52 🤣😂 💥

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I have some pretty varied tastes, so bear with me 

THE HALLELUJAH CHORUS FROM HANDEL'S MESSIAH SUNG BY THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR. IT'S INSPIRATIONAL AND VERY BEAUTIFUL. OF ALL THE CHOIRS THAT HAVE SUNG IT, THEY ARE BY FAR MY FAVORITE AND I'M NOT A MORMON EVEN THOUGH I LIVE IN UTAH. 

RHAPSODY IN BLUE BY FERRANTE AND TEICHER. MY OLDER BROTHER USED TO PLAY THIS ON OUR OLD TURNTABLE BACK IN THE 60'S AND I BEGAN TO REALLY ENJOY IT

LOVELETTERS IN THE SAND BY PAT BOONE. THIS WAS THE FIRST 45 RPM RECORD MY MOTHER GOT AND SHE PLAYED IT CONSTANTLY. OFTEN WHEN I THINK OF HER, I THINK OF THAT SONG AS WELL.

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@sweetjulieblueeyes52  -  There's so much music to enjoy! I also like music other than rock music. Maybe I'll get to some of that later.  😎

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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One of my favorite 60's songs is Laugh Laugh by the Beau Brummells.  Love the structure and the hooks.

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@Anonymous 

In my zeal to post about the 60s, I totally overlooked one of my all time favorites from then (of which there are many), and still to this day…Stevie Wonder! Starting with Fingertips Part 1 & Part 2…who would have ever thought that this 13 year old, blind, soulful person, playing the harmonica, would become truly one of the leading musical geniuses of the last 50 plus years.

My other favorite of his is “Always”, just a great song. Way to go Stevie!

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@williamb39198 wow, thanks for info on Stevie. I didnot know this. Yes, an <inspiration> 😎

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I have followed Stevie since 1963. He is a musical all time great…

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Do you believe in magic, Lovin Spoonful, 1965

Make me smile, Chicago, 1970

Two songs that always make me feel good,

that I’ve loved as long as I’ve been breathing

🎼💜

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Another set of favorites for me. <All> the songs in the movie <Pretty Woman>!!! Just luv that movie. It is on my <binge list> 😉

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