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GSOTD (Genre Songs Of The Day) (Clean Only)

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Pop: Foolish Games by Jewel.   Foolish Games (LP Version) "Foolish Games"/"You Were Meant for Me" ranked at number 15 on Billboard's All-Time Top 100 and held the record in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest chart run of a single for "Foolish Games"/"You Were Meant for Me", which charted for 65 weeks. (Side note). This is my favorite overall song, as well as the artist. 

Easy Listening: Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers.  Unchained Melody  The repertoire included some of the Righteous Brothers' best-known songs, such as "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," "Soul & Inspiration," "Unchained Melody", but also the later "Rock and Roll Heaven", as well as Bill Medley's "The Time of My Life".

Country: Making Believe by Emmylou Harris. Making Believe (2003 Remaster) Emmylou Harris is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has released dozens of albums and singles throughout her career and has won 14 Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, and numerous other honors, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2018 she was presented with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Christian/ Christian Contemporary: How Can It Be by Lauren Daigle.  How Can It Be Lauren Ashley Daigle was born on September 9, 1991. Daigle grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana in an environment of zydeco, Cajun, and blues music.

Rock/ Rock-n-Roll: She Talks To Angels by The Black Crowes.  She Talks To Angels  This is regarded by many as The Black Crowes' best and most well-known song. It hit number one on the US Album Rock Tracks chart and number 70 on the UK Singles Chart in 1991. The eighth track on The Black Crowes ‘ 1990 album Shake Your Money Maker and one of the singles from the album.


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Here are my GSOTD choices for this Tuesday. Enjoy the music.

R&B: Stop The Clocks by Leona Lewis. Leona Louise Lewis (born 3 April 1985) is a British pop singer. Lewis rose to prominence in 2006 as the winner of the third series of the British television series The X Factor. Lewis has become a multi-platinum selling artist and three time Grammy Award nominee. She was proclaimed 'Top New Artist' by Billboard magazine in 2008.

Pop/Soul/Blues: Chasing Pavements by Adele. phrase "Chasing Pavements" is not common, and Adele used it to indicate a hopeless endeavor. At the Mercury Music Awards in London, Adele addressed the speculation indicating it was about chasing gay men, saying, "Some weirdo on the Net wrote that 'Chasing Pavements' was about being gay, which isn't true at all.

Instrumental Pop: Finding Beauty by Escala. Escala is an electronic string quartet, from London, England who rose to fame when they performed on and reached the final of the second series of Britain's Got Talent on ITV1 in May 2008.

Rock/Blues: Me and Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin. 

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American rock, soul, and blues singer-songwriter, and one of the most successful and widely known rock stars of her era.

Gospel/Christian Contemporary: My Revival by Lauren Daigle. 

Lauren Ashley Daigle is an American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter. After being signed to the label Centricity Music, she released her debut album, How Can It Be, in 2015. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart, has been certified Platinum by the RIAA and produced three No. 1 singles on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


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Happy Tuesday! Here my GSOTD selections:

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Folk: Stubborn Love by the Lumineers

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R&B: Be Your Girl by Teedra Moses

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Synth Rock with Electronic Influences: Midnight City by M83 


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@AlyssaPandora  thank you for your selections, I am adding them to the GSOTD playlist. I am also giving them an ear right now. Have a great day Alyssa, you take care and stay safe.  

P.S I collected 2 of the 3 songs for my own personal collection. Thank you once again Alyssa, be safe. 


My GSOTD choices for this Wednesday. Enjoy the music.

Pop: A Million Dreams by P!nk.

The lyrics of “A Million Dreams” by American singer Pink is an ode to the great power of having positive thoughts, faith and believing in your dreams.

Pop/R&B: Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis.

Oct 19, 2007 · “Bleeding Love” is Leona Lewis' first official single after winning the third season of The X Factor UK. It debuted at #1 on the UK Singles Chart and became the best-selling single of 2008.

Instrumental Rock: Rain Dance by Fab Tranzer.

'Eleven original instrumental tunes influenced by the landscapes and vibe of the American Deep South. Vintage guitars plugged into vintage amps, atmospheric dobro's, twangy guitar tones, unusual artisanal percussion and textural grooves, plus artistic collaboration with French hot-shot bassist Franck Bedez, all lead to a unique take on guitar-oriented instrumental music...' 'Riviera is more than just another guitar album. Fab Tranzer has managed to compose original tunes for the guitar that do not rely on fast licks or flashy shredding. In fact, aside from it's gorgeous tone, the guitar transcends it's usual role of chords and amp effects.

Country: Gone To Stay by Freakwater.

Freakwater is an American alternative country band from Louisville, Kentucky, with one co-founding member living in Chicago. Freakwater is known for the lead vocals of Janet Bean and Catherine Irwin, who mix harmony and melody in idiosyncratic dissonant country-folk that is reminiscent of the Carter Family.

Contemporary Folk: Never Going Back by Samantha Crain.

Samantha Crain (born August 15, 1986 in Shawnee, Oklahoma) is a Choctaw-American songwriter, musician, and singer. 

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


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Happy Wednesday! My selections for today are below - feel free to click on the album art to listen to the song.

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Pop: Wonder by Shawn Mendes

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Electronic: The Rope by Lane 8 & POLIÇA (explicit)

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Mellow Rock instrumentation with R&B influences: Cavalier by James Vincent McMorrow 

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Rock: Pieces by Andrew Belle

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@AlyssaPandora  thank you for your selections, I am adding them to the GSOTD playlist, I am also going to give them a listen too as well. Take care Alyssa, and stay safe.  

P.S Alyssa I also collected The Rope, Wonder, and Pieces for my own collection. Great choices as always. Thank you once again for your GSOTD choices. We are nearing the 400 song mark, just thought you would like to know. Be safe.


Here are my GSOTD choices on this Christmas Eve. Enjoy the music.

Electronic Music: Give Me Lovin (Mantra Mix) by Goloka. 

Goloka means World of cows or Krishna's heaven The Sanskrit word go refers to "cow" and "loka" is translated to as "realm" and not "planet".

Rock: Never Surrender by Corey Hart.

"Never Surrender" is a song by Canadian singer Corey Hart. It was released in June 1985 as the first single from his second studio album, Boy in the Box. The song was number-one for four weeks in Canada and was Hart's highest charting single in the United States, reaching number three on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1985. The song won a Juno Award in 1985 for the "Single of the Year".

Southern Rock: Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

“Free Bird” is a song by the American southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, from the band’s first debut (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) (1973). Released as a single the following year, it managed to break the Top 40 in 1975, following the success of “Sweet Home Alabama.” The lyrics take inspiration from Allen Collins’s girlfriend, Kathy, and would later be dedicated to Duane Allman. It contains a famous 5-minute guitar solo closing the song.

Blues Rock: Long As I Can See The Light by Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR).

Creedence Clearwater Revival, also referred to as Creedence and CCR, was an American rock band which recorded and performed from 1968 to 1972. The band initially consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty; his brother, rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty; bassist Stu Cook; and drummer Doug Clifford. These members had played together since 1959, first as the Blue Velvets and later as the Golliwogs.

Heavy Metal: Thank You by Led Zeppelin. "Thank You" is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin from their second studio album Led Zeppelin II. It was written by Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, and produced by Page.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


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Merry Christmas Eve! 🎄

My GSTOD selections:

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Electronic: Chemicals by SG Lewis

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Electropop: Oceans Away by A R I Z O N A

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Acoustic: Say You Won't Let Go by James Arthur

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R&B: Ordinary People by John Legend

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@AlyssaPandora  Merry Christmas Eve to you. Thank you for your GSOTD selections, I am adding them to the GSOTD playlist. I am also giving them a listen to as well. Have a great Christmas weekend. You take care and stay safe. 

P.S I collected Oceans Away, Say You Won't Let Go, for my own personal playlist. I already had John Legend's song Ordinary People. Thanks again Alyssa, be safe.  


My choices for GSOTD for this Saturday. Enjoy the music.

Pop: Water Under The Bridge by Adele. “Water under the bridge” is an idiom which means that all is forgiven or one is ready to move on from it or one is willing to forget it. One no longer wills or wishes to remain enemies with someone because what is done is done, it is a thing of the past and there is nothing which can be done to change it.

Adult Contemporary: You Were Meant For Me by Jewel. 

A simple yet heartbreaking song, “You Were Meant For Me” follows a young woman as she tries to get through the day without her ex, clinging onto her hope that he/she will realize that they were meant for each other. The song was a hit for Jewel, and is off of her first album Pieces of You.

80's Rock: Don't Stop Believin' by Journey. "Don't Stop Believin' " as a "perfect rock song" and an "anthem", featuring "one of the best opening keyboard riffs in rock." It is the best-selling digital track from the 20th century, with over 7 million copies sold in the United States.

Progressive Rock: Owner Of A Lonely Heart by Yes. 

"Owner of a Lonely Heart" is a song by British progressive rock band Yes. It is the first track and single from their eleventh studio album 90125, released in November 1983. Written primarily by guitarist and singer Trevor Rabin, contributions were made to the final version by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, and producer Trevor Horn. "Owner of a Lonely Heart" was released in October 1983, as the album's first single.

Soft Rock/Easy Listening: Everything I Own by Bread. 

"Everything I Own" is a song written by David Gates. It was originally recorded by Gates's rock band Bread for their 1972 album Baby I'm-a Want You. The original reached No. 5 on the American Billboard Hot 100. Billboard ranked it as the No. 52 song for 1972. "Everything I Own" also reached No. 5 in Canada.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


Here are GSOTD choices for this Sunday. Enjoy the music.

Rock: Tequila Sunrise by The Eagles. "Tequila Sunrise" is a 1973 song written by Don Henley and Glenn Frey, and recorded by the Eagles. It was the first single from the band's second album Desperado. The song peaked at number 64 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Folk Rock: If You Could Read My Mind by Gordon Lightfoot. 

"If You Could Read My Mind" is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot. It reached number one on Canadian music charts and was his first recording to appear on the American music charts, reaching number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in February 1971.

Pop Rock: Frail Love by Cloves. “Frail Love” marks the beginning of Cloves debut album, XIII EP. Cloves regretted and begged for mercy as an attempt to recover a broken relationship through captivating vocal and desolate piano arrangement which amplifies the repentance she experienced.

Alternative Rock/Rock: Take Everything by Mazzy Star. 

Mazzy Star is an American alternative rock band formed in Santa Monica, California, in 1989 from remnants of the group Opal. Founding member David Roback 's friend Hope Sandoval became the group's vocalist when Kendra Smith left Opal.

Soul Music: When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge.

"When a Man Loves a Woman" is a song recorded by Percy Sledge in 1966 at Norala Sound Studio in Sheffield, Alabama. It made number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B singles charts. It was listed 54th in the List of Rolling Stone magazine's 500 greatest songs of all time.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  



My GSOTD choices for this Monday. Enjoy the music.

New Age: Black Velvet Flirt by Dueter.

Dueter (born Georg Dueter, 1945) is a German new age instrumentalist and recording artist known for his meditative style that blends Eastern and Western musical elements.

Soundtracks: Beyond This Moment by Patrick O' Hearn.

Patrick O'Hearn is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, and recording artist. Known primarily as a bass guitarist and keyboardist, O'Hearn came to prominence with Frank Zappa and co-founded the early 1980s new-wave band Missing Persons with several other veterans from Zappa's bands.

Pop: The Valley by Jane Siberry.

Jane Siberry is a Canadian singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Mimi on the Beach", "I Muse Aloud", "One More Colour" and "Calling All Angels". She performed the theme song to the television series Maniac Mansion. She has released material under the name Issa (/ˈiːsə/ EE-sə) – an identity (as opposed to a simple stage name) which she used formally between 2006 and 2009.
On August 30, 2005, Siberry was awarded the 2005 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award. 

Glam Metal: Every Rose Has It's Thorn by Poison.

"Every Rose Has Its Thorn" is a power ballad by American glam metal band Poison. It was released in October 1988 as the third single from Poison's second album Open Up and Say... Ahh!. The band's signature song, it is also their only number-one hit in the U.S., reaching the top spot on December 24, 1988.

Electro: She's My Baby by Mazzy Star.

Mazzy Star is best known for the song "Fade into You" which brought the band some success in the mid-1990s and was the group's biggest mainstream hit, earning extensive exposure on MTV, VH1, and radio airplay.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


Here are my GSOTD choices on this beautiful snowy Tuesday in Up-State N.Y. Enjoy the music.

Blues Rock: Angel Eyes by The Jeff Healey Band. Norman Jeffrey Healey was a Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter who attained musical and personal popularity, particularly in the 1980s and 1990s. He hit Number 5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Angel Eyes" and reached the Top 10 in Canada with the songs "I Think I Love You Too Much" and "How Long Can a Man Be Strong".

Hard Rock: Dream On by Aerosmith. " DreamOn " is a power ballad by Aerosmith from their 1973 debut album, Aerosmith. Written by lead singer Steven Tyler, this song was their first major hit and became a classic rock radio staple.

Indie Folk: Riptide by Vance Joy. Vance Joy (born James Keogh in Melbourne) is an Australian singer-songwriter. His debut album God Loves You When You're Dancing was released in March 2013. The single "Riptide" became a success on Australian commercial radio and was certified Platinum by the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA).

Soft Rock: Sailing by Christopher Cross. Sailing is a song performed by American singer and songwriter Christopher Cross. The lyrics of the song are about sailing and the beauty and liberation that come with it. According to Cross, he wrote the song about the fond memories he had while spending the summers of his teenage years sailing in Texas.

Pop: Near You Always by Jewel. After its release in February 1995, the album initially failed to chart. Two years later, in 1997, Bob Dylan invited Kilcher to tour with him as his opening act, which gave the album widespread public exposure. The single "Who Will Save Your Soul" eventually received airplay, and the album peaked at #4 on Billboard 200, almost exactly two years after its release. Other hits included were "Foolish Games" and "You Were Meant for Me", as well as the UK single "Morning Song". After two years, the album was re-released featuring the re-recorded versions of "You Were Meant for Me" and "Foolish Games". Despite a mixed critical response, the album is listed at number 64 of the "Definitive 200" by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


My GSOTD choices for this Wednesday. Enjoy the music.

Reggae: Angels Above Me by Stick Figure.

Formed in Massachusetts but Californians by inclination, Stick Figure show off the sound that has made them favorites with reggae and jam band fans alike on their seventh full-length album, 2019's World on Fire.

Christian/Gospel: Wordless by Lauren Daigle.

Lauren Ashley Daigle is an American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter. After being signed to the label Centricity Music, she released her debut album, How Can It Be, in 2015. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart, has been certified Platinum by the RIAA and produced three No. 1 singles on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart.

Adult Contemporary: Unconditional by Freya Ridings. 

In 2019, Ridings released her debut extended play, You Mean the World to Me, followed by her debut studio album, Freya Ridings, in July 2019. Her singles " Lost Without You " and " Castles " have both charted in UK Singles Chart, the US Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart and many international charts.

Blue-eyed Soul/R&B: Son Of A Preacher Man by Dusty Springfield.

Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien OBE, professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s. With her distinctive mezzo-soprano sound, she was an important singer of blue-eyed soul and at her peak was one of the most successful British female performers, with six top 20 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 and sixteen on the UK Singles Chart from 1963 to 1989. She is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and UK Music Hall of Fame.

Pop: What A Girl Wants by Christina Aguilera.

"What a Girl Wants " is a song by American singer Christina Aguilera, taken from her eponymous debut album in 1999. The song was originally written and recorded by French singer Ophélie Winter in 1998 for her album Privacy, released a year before Aguilera's.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


Here are my GSOTD choices for this New Year's Eve day. Enjoy the music.  

Rock: The Heart Of The Matter by Don Henley.

"The Heart of the Matter" is a song recorded by American rock singer Don Henley from his third solo studio album, The End of the Innocence (1989). Written by Henley, Mike Campbell , and J.D. Souther.

Soft Rock/Pop: Missing You by John Waite:

"Missing You" is a song co-written and recorded by English musician John Waite. It was released in June 1984 as the lead single from his second album, No Brakes. It reached #1 on Billboard's Album Rock Tracks and on the Hot 100 as well as #9 on the UK Singles Chart.

Electro: The Love Club by Lorde.

Mar 08, 2013 · “The Love Club” is the title track of Lorde’s debut EP. It is about joining a tight clique to become free, and ironically losing freedom because of that.

Pop: Sad Songs (Say So Much) by Elton John.

Elton's first major hit, "Your Song," making the U.S. Top Ten charts in 1970, earned him international fame. The Elton John Band went on to have other major hits, including "Rocket Man" (1972) and "Honky Cat" (1972). Elton created Rocket Records in 1974, the label under which he released the hits "Daniel" and "Crocodile Rock."

Soundtracks: Don't You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds.

"Don't You " is a song performed by Scottish rock band Simple Minds. It was written and composed by producer Keith Forsey and Steve Schiff, a guitarist and songwriter from the Nina Hagen band. The song plays during the opening and closing credits of the John Hughes film The Breakfast Club.

Have a Happy and very safe New Year. Take care and stay safe.  


GSOTD choices for this Saturday, first weekend in the New Year. Enjoy the music. 

Folk Rock: Look On Down From The Bridge by Mazzy Star. About “Look on Down from the Bridge”. The narrator compares looking down while in free-fall rather than looking up, to looking away from home when leaving it. The song is played in the final scene of the episode “Rick Potion #9” of Adult Swim’s comic series Rick and Morty (Season 1, Episode 6).

Pop: What's Simple Is True by Jewel. Kilcher began writing material for Spirit after the release of Pieces of You in 1995. In 1996, she recorded six songs with producer Peter Collins, but scrapped the tracks after singles from her debut album, Pieces of You, began to receive significant radio play. In a 1998 interview, she divulged that the song "Fat Boy" was written about a boy she grew up with who committed suicide on her family's property in Alaska.

Classic Rock: Dust In The Wind by Kansas."Dust in the Wind" is a song recorded by American progressive rock band Kansas and written by band member Kerry Livgren, first released on their 1977 album Point of Know Return. The song peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of April 22, 1978, making it Kansas's only single to reach the top ten in the US. The 45-rpm single was certified Gold for sales of one million units by the RIAA shortly after the height of its popularity as a hit single.

Rock: I Shall Believe by Sheryl Crow. Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American blues rock singer, guitarist, bassist, pianist and songwriter. Her music blends country, pop, folk, and blues rock into one mainstream sound, and she has won nine Grammy Awards. Crow is also a noted political activist.

Jazz: Take Five by The Dave Brubeck Quartet. "Take Five" is a jazz standard composed by Paul Desmond and originally recorded by the Dave Brubeck Quartet at Columbia Records ' 30th Street Studio in New York City on July 1, 1959 for their album Time Out. Two years later it became a hit and the biggest-selling jazz single ever.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


My GSOTD choices for this first Sunday of the New Year. Enjoy the music.

Pop: My Boy by Billie Eilish.   Jul 28, 2017 · “my boy” is the third track on Billie Eilish’s debut EP, don't smile at me. At two minutes and fifty seconds, it’s also the shortest track on the EP.

R&B/Pop: Stand Up For Love by Destiny's Child.   "Stand Up for Love" is a song recorded by American girl group Destiny's Child for their first greatest hits album, #1's (2005). Columbia Records released it as the album's first single on September 27, 2005.

Country pop: Up And Up by Lennon & Maisy.   Lennon Ray Louise Stella is a Canadian singer and actress. She portrayed Maddie Conrad on the musical-drama series Nashville. Before going solo in 2018, Stella performed with her sister as the duo Lennon & Maisy. Stella released her debut EP Love, Me in 2018. Her debut studio album Three. Two. One. was released on April 24, 2020.

Rock: Please Read The Letter by Alison Krauss and Robert Plant.   Charlie Jones, Michael Lee, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant. Producer(s) Jimmy Page, Robert Plant. "Please Read the Letter" is a song originally recorded by Robert Plant and Jimmy Page for the 1998 album Walking into Clarksdale. Plant and Alison Krauss later recorded a version of the song for their collaboration album Raising Sand released in October 2007.

Easy Listening: When I Need You by Leo Sayer.   Its first appearance was as the title track of Hammond's 1976 album When I Need You. Leo Sayer 's version, produced by Richard Perry, was a massive hit worldwide, reaching number 1 on the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in February 1977 after three of his earlier singles had stalled at number 2.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


Welcome to the first Monday in the New Year. Here are my choices for GSOTD. Enjoy the music.

Contemporary Folk: Ghosts by Laura Marling.

"Ghosts" is the debut single by Laura Marling. It was released on December 2, 2007 as the lead single from her debut album Alas, I Cannot Swim.

Country/Rockabilly: Hey, Good Lookin' by Hank Williams Sr. A classic of this genre, “Hey, Good Lookin'” is a 1951 song written and recorded by Hank Williams, which was later covered by many different artists. His version was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001. 

Rock: Love Me Two Times by The Doors. "Love Me Two Times " is a song by the American rock band the Doors. It first appeared on their second studio album Strange Days. It was edited to a 2:37 length and released as the second single (after ". People Are Strange ") from that album, and reached number 25 on the charts in the United States.

Blues: Piece Of My Heart by Janis Joplin. "Piece of My Heart" is a romantic funk/soul love song written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Berns, originally recorded by Erma Franklin in 1967. The song came to greater mainstream attention when Big Brother and the Holding Company (featuring Janis Joplin on lead vocals) covered the song in 1968 and had a much bigger hit with it.

Pop: Rambling Man by Laura Marling. Laura Beatrice Marling (born 1 February 1990) is a British folk singer-songwriter. She won the Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist at the 2011 Brit Awards and was nominated for the same award at the 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018 Brit Awards.. Born in Berkshire in southern England.

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe. 


GSOTD choices for this first Tuesday of the New Year. 

Pop: Halo by Beyoncé.

"Halo" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce (2008). Included on the I Am... disc, it was intended to give a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Beyoncé's life, stripped of her make-up and celebrity trappings.

Blues Rock: Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood by The Animals.

"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" is a song written by Bennie Benjamin, Horace Ott and Sol Marcus for the singer and pianist Nina Simone, who recorded its first version in 1964. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" has been covered by many artists, most notably by The Animals , whose blues rock version of the song became a transatlantic hit in 1965.

Rock: For What It's Worth by Buffalo Springfield.

"For What It's Worth " is a song written by Stephen Stills. Performed by Buffalo Springfield, it was recorded on December 5, 1966, released as a single on Atco Records on December 23, 1966, and peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the spring of 1967. It was later added to the March 1967 second pressing of their first album, Buffalo Springfield. The title was added after the song was written, and does not appear in the lyrics.

Blues: Lay It Down (Saturday Night) by Samantha Fish. Samantha Fish is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist originally from Kansas City, Missouri. While often cited as a blues artist, Fish's albums and live shows feature multiple genres, including rock, country, funk, bluegrass and ballads.

Jazz/Blues: How Do You Speak To An Angel by Etta James. Etta James (1938-2012) was a U.S. blues, soul, R&B, rock & roll, and jazz singer and songwriter. She is the winner of four Grammy's, seventeen Blues Music Awards, and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (in 1993), the Blues Hall of Fame (in 2001), and the Grammy Hall of Fame (in both 1999 and 2008).

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  


GSOTD choices for this first Wednesday of the New Year. Enjoy the music.

Dance: 365 by Zedd & Katy Perry. track was originally confirmed by Zedd in August 2018 and later “365” is a collaboration between Zedd and Katy Perry. The track was originally confirmed by Zedd in August 2018 and later registered online in January 2019.

Hip Hop/Rap: Won't Be Late by Swae Lee (feat Drake). "Won't Be Late" is a song by American rapper Swae Lee featuring Canadian rapper Drake, released as a single by Ear Drummers Records on August 16, 2019. It was produced by Techno with additional production by Mike Will Made It, and released alongside Swae Lee's solo track "Sextasy".

Classic Rock: Midnight Special by Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR)."Midnight Special" is a traditional folk song thought to have originated among prisoners in the American South. The title comes from the refrain which refers to the Midnight Special and its "ever-loving light".

Pop: If I Could Turn Back Time by Cher."If I Could Turn Back Time" is a song recorded by American singer and actress Cher for her nineteenth studio album Heart of Stone (1989). It was released on July 1, 1989, by Geffen Records as the album's lead single.

Opera: "oh! mio babbino caro" by Grandi Voci Renata Tebaldi. Tebaldi Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI was an Italian lirico-spinto soprano popular in the post-war period and was especially prominent as one of the stars of La Scala and the Metropolitan Opera. Among the greatest and most beloved opera singers, she has been said to have possessed one of the most beautiful voices of the 20th century, a voice that was focused primarily on the verismo roles of the lyric and dramatic repertoires. Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini praised Tebaldi's voice as "la voce d'angelo", while La Scala music director Riccardo Muti summed up Tebaldi as "one of the greatest performers with one of the most extraordinary voices in the field of opera."

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.