Song-of-the-Day Selections ~ April 2016

Song-of-the-Day Selections ~ April 2016

Once more, tragedy struck the music world this month in a year painted with loss for music fans with the unexpected death of the Great Purple One in April. My #SongOfTheDay selections weren’t able to feature him all that much (entirely due to Prince’s tight controls of his work which prevents much of it being available via YouTube and other sites). But I did manage to pay tribute as best I could through some of the artists he wrote for, as well. Then there was a special Tax Week #SOTD edition which celebrated some classic money-tinged tunes. Hope you enjoyed this month’s song selections. I sure had a blast being DJ for my Friends, as always!

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APRIL 2016 — This month of music is marked with another eclectic mix of artists and genres, everything from Ed Sheeran to Schoolhouse Rock! I continued my newest weekly music feature — #ForgottenTunes — and celebrated some old faves from the 80s that simply don’t get played like their other overplayed counterparts on 80s-90s radio formats. What will May deliver? Who will be paying tribute to this month? Oh gosh, my poor rock and roll heart can’t handle any more big losses in the music world. It’s been such a rough year. So be kind to us, May. Please. Happy listening, Friends.  xo ~ CK

#ForgottenTunes  (gold italics)

04/30/2016 Just Like Heaven The Cure
04/29/2016 Photograph Ed Sheeran
04/28/2016 Something About You Level 42
04/27/2016 I Get Weak Belinda Carlisle
04/26/2016 Rock of Ages Def Leppard
04/25/2016 Take Me to Church Hozier
04/24/2016 When You Were Mine Cyndi Lauper
04/23/2016 I Feel for You Chaka Khan
04/22/2016 Purple Rain Prince
04/21/2016 The Politics of Dancing Re-Flex
04/20/2016 Arms Christina Perri
04/19/2016 7 Years Old Lukas Graham
04/18/2016 Find a Way to My Heart Phil Collins
04/17/2016 If My Heart Had Wings Faith Hill
04/16/2016 Your Song Elton John
04/15/2016 Tax Man Max Schoolhouse Rock
04/14/2016 Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money) Pet Shop Boys
04/13/2016 For the Love of Money The O’Jays
04/12/2016 Money Pink Floyd
04/11/2016 Money Changes Everything Cyndi Lauper
04/10/2016 Kiss on My List Hall and Oates
04/09/2016 Talk of the Town The Pretenders
04/08/2016 Upside Down and Inside Out OK Go
04/07/2016 Winning Santana
04/06/2016 Having a Party Sam Cooke
04/05/2016 Nightswimming R.E.M.
04/04/2016 I and Love and You The Avett Brothers
04/03/2016 Cheap Seats Alabama
04/02/2016 The Chain Fleetwood Mac
04/01/2016 Crooked Teeth Death Cab for Cutie

 

 

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