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GSOTD for today:

Pop: Bound To You by Christina Aguilera.    https://pandora.app.link/6kCfv5IuQab   

Burlesque: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack album to the film of the same name, released by Screen Gems, Inc and RCA Records on November 19, 2010. The soundtrack consists of ten songs sung by the film's stars, American singers Christina Aguilera and Cher; Aguilera sung eight of the tracks, while Cher performed the remaining two. The album is inspired by jazz music style, in style with Aguilera's fifth studio album Back to Basics, but contrasting to her then-recent release Bionic, which was recorded concurrently with Burlesque. Burlesque served as Cher's first album since the release of Living Proof nine years earlier.

Singing: Somebody To Love by Valerie June.  https://pandora.app.link/Hajpw6IvQab

Somebody to Love is a musical recording by Valerie June. 

Easy Listening: Drive by The Cars.   https://pandora.app.link/R5oHyrWvQab   

The Cars were an American rock band formed in Boston in 1976. Emerging from the new wave scene in the late 1970s, the line-up consisted of singer, rhythm guitarist and songwriter Ric Ocasek, bassist and singer Benjamin Orr, lead guitarist Elliot Easton, keyboardist Greg Hawkes and drummer David Robinson. In 1984 The Cars won The MTV Video Music Award. 

Country: Everything Reminds Me Of You by Jewel.  https://pandora.app.link/dtrvLncwQab 

Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2015, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.. Jewel was raised in Homer, Alaska, where she grew up singing and yodeling as a duo with her father, a local musician. 

Gospel/Christian: Ogewu Otuka by Minster G Prince.  https://pandora.app.link/mXSHhL5wQab  Very, very little is spoken about the voice behind this beautiful song. I collected this song sometime ago from another Pandora Post. The one who posted this song was pretty excited about it. So I gave it a listen. I must say, it truly is a beautiful song. Why don't you give it a listen too!! You may like it. 

That is GSOTD for today. Have a great day, as well as a great weekend. Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe. Oh, and I almost forgot to mention....enjoy the tunes.  

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GSOTD for today: 

Rock: Just Breathe by Pearl Jam.  https://pandora.app.link/98Yhc4bbSab

Pearl Jam outsold many of its contemporary alternative rock bands from the early 1990s, and is considered one of the most influential bands of the decade, being dubbed as the "the most popular American rock & roll band of the '90s". Pearl Jam has won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance, Grammy Award for Album of the Year, MTV Video Award for Music Video of the Year . Pearl Jam also has won 8 other Awards. 

Indie Rock: Maps by Yeah Yeah Yeahs.  https://pandora.app.link/uesrx88bSab

According to an interview that aired during ABC's Live from Central Park Summer Stage series, the band's name was taken from modern New York City vernacular. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have won NME Award Philip Hall Radar Award, Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album. 

Soul: No One by Alicia Keys.  https://pandora.app.link/hGYnsADcSab

Alicia Augello Cook, known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys began composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. VH1 have listed Keys in their "100 Greatest Artists of All Time", 14th on "100 Greatest Women", and 33rd on "50 Greatest Women of the Video Era" lists. Considered a music icon, Keys was placed at number 27 on  "Billboard's" 35 Greatest R&B Artists of All Time" list in 2015. The BET Honors, honored Keys for her contributions to music with the Entertainment Award in 2008. In 2009,  ASCAP honored Keys with its Golden Note Award, presented "to songwriters, composers, and artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones. She is also a 15 time Grammy Award winner. So much more could be said about her extraordinary career.

Bluegrass: Down To The River To Pray by Alison Krauss.  https://pandora.app.link/sWulHwgdSab 

Union Station is an American bluegrass and country band associated with singer Alison Krauss. Awards are CMA Award for Single of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. 

These are GSOTD for today. Enjoy the tunes. Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.   

 

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Here are GSOTD for today, enjoy the tunes.

Indie Rock: 1234 by Feist.  https://pandora.app.link/yV2Eh1qPTab"1234" is a song from Feist's third studio album, The Reminder. The song was co-written by Feist and Sally Seltmann, an Australian singer-songwriter who also recorded under the stage name New Buffalo. It remains Feist's biggest hit single in the US to date, and her only song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 and UK Top 40.

Rock: You're Beautiful by James Blunt.  https://pandora.app.link/LaD5IoDPTab James Hillier Blount, better known as James Blunt, is an English singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. A former reconnaissance officer in the Life Guards regiment of the British Army, he served under NATO during the 1999 Kosovo War. After separating from the military, he rose to fame in 2004 with the release of his debut album Back to Bedlam, achieving worldwide fame with the singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover".

Celtic Music:  The Gates Of Istanbul by Loreena McKennitt.  

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Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt, CM OM CD is a Canadian composer, harpist, accordionist, and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes. McKennitt is known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals. She has sold more than 14 million records worldwide.

Country: High Sierra by Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton & Linda Ronstadt.  

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Longtime friends and admirers of one another, Parton, Ronstadt and Harris first attempted to record an album together in the mid-1970s, but scheduling conflicts and other difficulties (including the fact that the three women all recorded for different record labels) prevented its release. Finally a collaboration effort went to full fruition, being produced by George Massenburg. Their album has sold over 4 million worldwide.  

Gospel/Christian Contemporary: Where You Are by Passion.   https://pandora.app.link/OeMY6oIRTab

After a decade-long stint growing a popular student ministry at Baylor University in Texas, Louie Giglio and his wife Shelley moved to Atlanta in 1995 and started the Passion conferences, a national collegiate ministry that used live worship music and teaching to encourage young people to live for the glory of God. 

Enjoy GSOTD for today, until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.   

 

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Monday's SOTD: 

R&B: Gonna Love Me by Teyana Taylor

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Soulful Jazz / Adult Contemporary: The Sweetest Taboo by Sade

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Indie Electronic: Day at the Museum by Geoffroy

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Pop with Folk Influences: Lost Without You by Freya Ridings

 

 

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@AlyssaPandora what a beautiful selection of songs. The melodies, the soft tunes. I have "Sweetest Taboo" by Sade in my collection already, I added "Lost Without You" by Freya Ridings. I never heard the song before until now. It is beautiful, I added it to my personal playlist, my reading playlist, and to my all women's playlist. Thanks for your choices of SOTHD. Have a great day, take care and stay safe. 

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@mohempstead Thanks so much! It's very rainy and cold where I live today so I decided to go with some smooth tunes. Checking out your selections as well! 🎶

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My choices for GSOTD for today. Enjoy the tunes.

Pop: Heart And Soul by T'pau.  https://pandora.app.link/FrMRFUCCVab

T'Pau are an English rock group formed in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, led by singer Carol Decker. They had a string of Top 40 hits in the UK during the late 1980s and early 1990s, most notably "China in Your Hand", "Heart and Soul" and "Valentine", and several hits in Europe, before disbanding in 1992. Decker still performs under the name T'Pau at solo shows and 1980s nostalgia concerts, and in 2013 she reunited with original band member and co-songwriter Ronnie Rogers for a 25th-anniversary UK tour.

Alternative Rock: Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve.  https://pandora.app.link/Xqx8KfSCVab

"Bitter Sweet Symphony" is a song by English alternative rock band The Verve. It is the lead track on their third studio album, Urban Hymns (1997). It is based on a sample it uses from the Andrew Loog Oldham orchestral cover of the Rolling Stones' song "The Last Time", and involved some legal controversy surrounding a plagiarism charge. As a result, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were added to the songwriting credits, and all royalties from the song went to former Rolling Stones manager Allen Klein.

Pop/Folk: Lost Without You by Freya Ridings.  https://pandora.app.link/xz2uoP8CVab

Freya Ridings is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Ridings rose to prominence in 2017 with her ballad, "Lost Without You", which became a top ten hit on the UK Singles Chart. She followed this with the release of her debut extended play, You Mean the World to Me. Her self-titled debut album was supported by the single "Castles", which would become her international breakthrough. (Side note) This song was posted yesterday by AlyssaPandora for her GSOTD choices, but I liked it so much I am posting it for my GSOTD, get over it!! It is a beautiful song and worthy of a repeat. 

R&B/Soul: I Tried by Ruby Amanfu.  https://pandora.app.link/RFppq0wDVab

Ruby Amanfu is a Ghana-born, Nashville-based recording artist and Grammy, Soul Train nominated songwriter. In 2020, Amanfu was nominated for the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for co-writing "Hard Place" by H.E.R.. Amanfu has released seven studio albums and multiple singles. She is well known for being one half of the duo Sam & Ruby, whose album was named Associated Press Album of the Year in 2009.

Pop/Rap/Hip Hop: Good Vibrations by Boho Dancer.  https://pandora.app.link/W0kw2oIDVab 

May 20, 2014 · Pistols also juggles time signatures and quiet-loud dynamics while the last of the additions, Good Vibrations (not the Beach Boys classic), is built around a drone with Wenøe’s delivery all witchy and conspiratorial as she sings about “growing in your arms” and being “the honey in your skin”.

Symphony: A Thousand Miles by Josh Vietti.  https://pandora.app.link/px3BLFvEVab

Josh Vietti is an American violinist and composer from Los Angeles, California. On December 27, 2012, Vietti was named one of Los Angeles' Best Breakout Music Acts of 2012 by CBS Los Angeles for his unique talent and contributions to music education. Although generally billed as a hip-hop violinist, Vietti also incorporates country, gospel, pop, jazz and classical music styles into his repertoire.

These are my choices for GSOTD for today. Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.  

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Tuesday's GSOTD:

Acoustic Rock: Way Down We Go by KALEO

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Electronic: Rebound by (Feat. Elkka) (Twice As Nice Remix)

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Rap: Too Much by Drake (featuring Sampha) (Explicit)

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R&B with Reggae Influences: All Night by Beyoncé

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@mohempstead As far as Freya Ridings, I just discovered her music recently. Definitely worthy of a repeat! I really love the album - songs I like are "Blackout" "Lost Without You" and "You Mean the World To Me". You can check out  her full album here.

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@AlyssaPandora great tunes, I added "Way Down We Go" to my personal playlist, my Thumbs Up playlist, as well as my Work playlist. I also liked "All Night" by Beyoncé. As you probably already knew, Drake was a no go, even though I did give it an ear. Thanks for posting AlyssaPandora. Have a great day, take care and stay safe.  

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GSOTD for today, enjoy the tunes. 

Electropop: Royals by Lorde.  https://pandora.app.link/cEnGVHc8Wab

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, known professionally as Lorde, is a New Zealand singer and songwriter. Taking inspiration from aristocracy for her stage name, she is known for employing unconventional musical styles and introspective songwriting. Lorde's music is primarily electropop and contains elements of subgenres such as dream pop and indie-electro.

Pop: Only Human by Delta Goodrem.  https://pandora.app.link/ls7BNEw8Wab

Delta Lea Goodrem is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. Goodrem signed to Sony Music at the age of 15. Her debut album, Innocent Eyes, topped the ARIA Albums Chart for 29 consecutive weeks. It is one of the highest-selling Australian albums of all time, with over four million copies sold.

Rock: Clocks by Coldplay.  https://pandora.app.link/UIDn5ZH8Wab 

Coldplay are a British rock band formed in London in 1996. Vocalist and pianist Chris Martin, guitarist Jonny Buckland, bassist Guy Berryman, and drummer Will Champion met at University College London and began playing music together from 1996 to 1998, first calling themselves Pectoralz and then Starfish before finally changing their name to Coldplay. The band's creative director and former manager Phil Harvey is often referred to as the fifth member by the band.

Alternative Rock: Mary Jane by Alanis Morissette.   https://pandora.app.link/sBhfYZ38Wab

Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Known for her emotive mezzo-soprano voice, Morissette began her career in Canada in the early 1990s with two mildly successful dance-pop albums. Afterward, as part of a recording deal, she moved to Holmby Hills, Los Angeles. In 1995, she released Jagged Little Pill, a more rock-oriented album which sold more than 33 million copies globally and is her most critically acclaimed work to date. Her follow-up album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, was released in 1998.

Country: Perfectly Clear by Jewel.  https://pandora.app.link/B9V92zf9Wab

Perfectly Clear is the sixth studio album recorded by American singer Jewel. Her first album of country music, it was released on Valory Records (an imprint of Big Machine Records) on June 3, 2008 (see 2008 in country music). 

Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.   

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Happy Wednesday! Hope everyone is having a nice one.

Here are my choices for the GSOTD:

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R&B: I Want You Around by Snoh Aalegra (Explicit)

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Electropop: Drive by Oh Wonder 

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Folk with Electronic Influences: Settle by Vera Blue

 

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Soul with Rockabilly Revival Style: Paris Nights / New York Mornings by Corrine Bailey Rae

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@AlyssaPandora some great tunes for your GSOTD, I added your first choice to my All Women's playlist. Thanks for sharing as well as posting. Take care and stay safe.  

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