Old 97’s – Every Night is Friday Night (Without You)

Happy Friday. Here’s a Friday song — one that rocks. It’s by the Old 97’s Enjoy… Today’s Song  Title: Every Night is Friday Night (Without You)  Artist: Old 97’s  Album: The Grand Theatre, Vol. 1 (2010)  YouTube Link:  youtu.be/wxraWZvvHfI (Official Video) Here are the Playlists:   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3xYKtYparrdJRYAjBj9kjx?si=eb6c3ebc30484204  Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/ware-house-concerts-song-of-the-day/pl.u-Ggz26cZlAVLj 

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Tom Petty – Yer So Bad

Tom Petty. DOB: October 20, 1950. Gone too soon. So many great songs. Here’s one: Enjoy… Today’s Song  Title: Yer So Bad  Artist: Tom Petty  Album: Full Moon Fever (1989)  YouTube Link:  youtu.be/WdRViFCvvUo (Official Video) Here are the Playlists:   Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3xYKtYparrdJRYAjBj9kjx?si=eb6c3ebc30484204  Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/ware-house-concerts-song-of-the-day/pl.u-Ggz26cZlAVLj 

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Little Feat – Spanish Moon

I lived on the east coast in the late 80s and 90s. Tower Records was a huge music retailer in places I lived. They published a great music magazine, called Pulse, that was free for the taking when you visited the store. My favorite Pulse feature: “Desert Island Discs.” If you were stuck on a…

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats – Shoe Boot

Yesterday, I was in Kansas and tipped my cap to Kansan Joe Walsh. Today, I’m in Colorado. So from the long list of great Colorado artists, I choose Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats… …and the opening track from their 2018 album “Tearing at the Seams.” Enjoy… Today’s Song  Title: Shoe Boot  Artist: Nathaniel Rateliff &…

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Sheryl Crow (with Joe Walsh) – Still the Good Old Days

Sorry today’s email is late today. I’ve been driving all day — from Missouri to Colorado. Most of the day in Kansas. So now that I’m settled at my hotel, I’ve chosen a song featuring a Kansas native… Joe Walsh. I didn’t pull this one from his catalog. I grabbed one from Sheryl Crow’s 2019…

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Paul Simon – Under African Skies

Paul Simon is 80 today. Back in 1987, soon after he released “Graceland,” he performed a concert in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe’s neighbor South Africa was still under apartheid rule. Nelson Mandela was still in prison. Joining Simon that day were singer Miriam Makeba and jazz artist Hugh Masekela. Both were South Africans who had not been…

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Todd Rundgren – Dust in the Wind

Yesterday’s featured artists (Hall & Oates) and today’s (Todd Rundgren) all came from Philadelphia — where soul music ruled. Close your eyes and listen to yesterday’s song (“She’s Gone”) and you’ll hear its Philly Soul roots. Or better yet, go find Lou Rawls cover version and you’ll hear it. Then listen to today’s song. Same…

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Daryl Hall & John Oates – She’s Gone

This makes me feel old: Daryl Hall turns 75 today. I grew up in the 70s and 80s — when you couldn’t spin through your radio dial without hearing Hall & Oates. By the time I heard, “You Make My Dreams Come True,” for the 8-millionth time, I was kind of sick of Hall &…

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Emmylou Harris (covering John Prine) – Hello In There

When John Prine was 22, he used to help a buddy with a newspaper route. He delivered papers room-to-room at an old folks home where residents rarely had visitors.  When John delivered the papers, residents treated him as if he were a long-lost relative.   John heard their stories. John felt their loneliness. And John wrote…

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Jackson Browne – These Days

Happy Birthday, Jackson Browne. 73 and still going strong. Here’s a fun fact: He was 16 when he wrote one of his greatest songs. 16! A teenager writing from the perspective of an old man. That is… Today’s Song  Title: These Days  Artist: Jackson Browne  Album: For Everyman (1973)  YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/oFYgaarYepw  Lyrics  Well I’ve been…

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