Song-of-the-Day Selections ~ July 2016

Song-of-the-Day Selections ~ July 2016

Another month has come and gone, and the sweltering sun of summer has inspired some great music for my morning #SongOfTheDay selections.  If you’ve ever visited Florida in the summer, you know that each day when you step outside, you could find a bright, sunny day or a dark, gloomy monsoon and everything in between, depending on the fickle nature of hurricane season. The only things you can be sure of are that it’s going to be hot and humid. But unpredictable skies aside, music always makes everything better.

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JULY 2016 — It only helps my July #SOTD list to be even more eclectic by July being one of the longest months of the year.  There were even more opportunities to feature a plethora of artists across genres and boy, did I ever this month? Everything from The Killers and John Mellencamp to A Flock of Seagulls and Little Big Town. I kicked off the month continuing my late June salute to summer with the likes of Belinda Carlisle, Sly and the Family Stone and Sheryl Crow.  After that, I let the day inspire me. Whether it was a somber day following a national tragedy when only a powerful Josh Groban (pictured above) would do or a cool, peaceful day on the patio that inspired some Blind Melon.

 

The #ForgottenTunes were back in fine form in July with representation from  the 70s, 80s and 90s.  Pablo Cruise, Terence Trent D’Arby, Simple Minds and Martin Page took us back to songs we haven’t heard in a while, and that is a damn shame the radio stations don’t play them…but you heard them here. Take another listen to the July #SongOfTheDay selections. You’ll be glad you did!   xo ~ CK

#ForgottenTunes  (gold italics)

7/31/2016 Trouble Ray Lamontagne
7/30/2016 Thing   Called Love Bonnie Raitt
7/29/2016 Fight Song Rachel Platten
7/28/2016 Sign   Your Name Terence Trent D’Arby
7/27/2016 Tornado Little Big Town
7/26/2016 Wanted   Dead or Alive Bon Jovi
7/25/2016 Head Over   Heels The Go-Gos
7/24/2016 Space Age   Love Song A Flock of Seagulls
7/23/2016 Crazy Seal
7/22/2016 Red Taylor Swift
7/21/2016 Alive   and Kicking Simple Minds
7/20/2016 1000 Times Sara Bareilles
7/19/2016 Hell No Ingrid Michaelson
7/18/2016 Nothin But   a Good Time Poison
7/17/2016 No Rain Blind Melon
7/16/2016 Hand in My   Pocket Alanis Morissette
7/15/2016 To Where   You Are Josh Groban
7/14/2016 Love   Will Find a Way Pablo Cruise
7/13/2016 Wild Wild   Life Talking Heads
7/12/2016 Stronger   Than Me Amy Winehouse
7/11/2016 Look Up Guadalcanal Diary
7/10/2016 Easy to Be   Hard Three Dog Night
7/09/2016 All That   You Have Is Your Soul Tracy Chapman
7/08/2016 Your Life   Is Now John Mellencamp
7/07/2016 In the House of Stone and Light Martin Page
7/06/2016 Five O’   Clock World The Vogues
7/05/2016 Read My   Mind The Killers
7/04/2016 Independence   Day Elliott Smith
7/03/2016 Soak Up   the Sun Sheryl Crow
7/02/2016 Hot Fun in   the Summertime Sly and the Family Stone
7/01/2016 Summer   Rain Belinda Carlisle

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