Blogtember Day 6 September 6th

Blogtember 6: Create a playlist. What you’re listening to now, what encourages you, holiday favorites,etc.

A playlist of oldies and new tunes:

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American Idiot: Green Day

Big Parade: The Lumineers

Unwritten: Natasha Bedingfield

Bat Out of Hell: Meatloaf

Mary’s Place: Bruce Springsteen

My House: Flo Rida

Awake My Soul: Mumford & Sons

Dirty Little Secret: All American Rejects

The Black Parade: My Chemical Romance

Only the Good Die Young: Billy Joel

Maggie May: Rod Stewart

House of Gold: Twenty One Pilots

Paradise by the Dashboard Light: Meatloaf

Flowers in Her Hair: The Lumineers

Goodbye Earl: The Dixie Chicks

Somethin’ Bad: Miranda Lambert

I Will Wait: Mumford and Sons

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What are some of you got to songs and music fills your iPod?

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Music Mood: The Big Chill

Lately I have been listening to the soundtrack to the movie The Big Chill.  The album is amazing and I have been playing it for the past few days.  My family is old school and we have The Big Chill record and a record player so I play the album on that instead of from iTunes.  Let me tell you this was a nice refreshing break from the overplayed pop songs on the radio.  Love  this album and I should go old school more often!  What is you favorite oldies album or soundtrack?  Check out the movie too!  It’s just as good as the soundtrack.

The Big Chill Sound Track

I Heard It Trough The Grapevine

My Girl

Good Lovin’

The Tracks of My Tears

Joy to the World

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman

I Second That Emotion

A Whiter Shade of Pale

Tell Him

Music Mood ft. The Dirty Heads

This has been another eclectic week of music.  My taste has varied from Christmas to rock to pop( maybe that’s how it usually is besides the Christmas tunes lol).

  1. Merry Christmas Baby: Bruce Springsteen
  2. Wildest Dreams: Taylor Swift
  3. Stand Tall: The Dirty Heads**  
  4. Check the Level:   The Dirty Heads
  5. Back Home: Andy Grammer
  6. Santa Clause is Coming to Town: Bruce Springsteen
  7. House Party: Sam Hunt
  8. Dominick the Donkey: Lou Monte
  9. Mama’s Broken Heart: Miranda Lambert
  10. Go Big or Go Home: American Authors
  11. Christmas Wrapping: The Waitresses
  12. Babel: Mumford and Sons

 

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** Funny story about The Dirty Heads: In college I discovered them through Youtube and was hooked on their songs. I downloaded all of them!! This was circa 2008 they were not as popular as they are now, their songs were not on the radio, my friends didn’t know who they were, and most importantly I loved the songs I heard.  The songs I downloaded are still on my IPod today  I fell in love with them and their songs but only had their songs from 2008.  When I heard My Sweet Summer on the radio I was like something about this songs, melody, sounds so familiar and when they announced the artist I knew why!

So yes I knew this band before they were cool (JK they were always cool!) and on the radio.  Their older songs are still my favorite!  So guys if you happen to read and or see this Congrats on the success and I still love your music!!

Favorite Dirty Head Songs 

2008 songs (all are still on my iPod and under The Dirty Heads not Dirty Heads)

Check the Level

Driftin’

Lay Me Down

Stand Tall

I Got No TIme

Everything I’m Looking For

Check the Level

Believe

 

Music Mood

This has been a fantastic music weekend and morning commute for me!  It seriously felt like the radio was tuned into my mood and playing songs which reflected my feelings to a T.  It was amazing and usually never happens.  it was one of life’s funny coincidences and helped turned a bad day and mood around.  So I present my favorite songs and albums of the past week!

  1. Hello: Adele
  2. My Sweet Summer: The Dirty Heads
  3. S.O.B: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
  4. Mama’s Broken Heart: Miranda Lambert
  5. Alone Together: Fall Out Boy
  6. Sugar, We’re Going Down: Fall Out Boy
  7. Dead Sea: The Lumineers
  8. Holland Road: Mumford & Sons
  9. Molecules: Atlas Genius
  10. I Write Sins Not Tragedies: Panic! at the Disco
  11. The Only Difference Between Martyrdom andSuicide is Press Coverage: Panic! at the Disco
  12. Wake Me Up When September Ends: Green Day
  13. Goodbye Earl: Dixie Chicks
  14. Only The Good Die Young: Billy Joel
  15. Mary’s Place: Bruce Springsteen
  16. Bat Out of Hell: Meatloaf
  17. Down by the RIver: Milky Chance
  18. I Love It : Icona Pop
  19. Don’t Stop Me Now: Queen
  20. 1985: Bowling for Soup

 

Albums I have been loving:

Eric Clapton Slowhand at 70: Live at the Royal Albert Hall

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This album is amazing!  I love it and have been listening to it non-stop! I wish I was there live to  hear the performance.  Go out and listen to songs off youtube or download the songs you will not regret it!

Adele 25

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Typical, Typical I know but it is a well done album!  Love it and her voice is so powerful and full of emotion!

BIlly Joel Live at Shea Stadium The Concert

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Brings back memories! I was there during the Last Play at Shea concert with my family and it was fantastic.  The concert signified the end of Shea Stadium it was torn town in about 2009.  I was able to see so many artists.  Just a great album!

Music Mood

Have been updating iTunes and my iPod recently and thought I’d share my latest playlist with you all. It has been fun jamming to this on the ride to work! Enjoy!

1. House of Gold: twenty one pilots
2. Unbelievers: Vampire Weekend
3. New Americana: Halsey
4. Holiday: Vampire Weekend
5. Molecules: Atlas Genius
6. Shots: Imagine Dragons
7. Clint Eastwood: Gorillaz
8. Go Big or Go Home: American Authors
9. Tear in My Heart: twenty one pilots
10. House Party: Sam Hunt
11. John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16 Keith Urban
12. Run: Vampire Weekend
13. Stressed Out: twenty one pilots
14. Horchata: Vampire Weekend
15. I Wanna Get Better: Bleachers
16. Glory Days: Bruce Springsteen
17. Down on the Corner: Creedence Clearwater Revival
18. My Sweet Summer: Dirty Heads
19. Biscuits: Kacey Musgraves
20. Anything Goes: Florida Georgia Line
21. Blowin’ Smoke: Kacey Musgraves

THere is a little bit of everything here and its what I’m digging at the moment!

~Amanda