When Music Is Better Than Words

Mik The Who

A perfect day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing and music makes the world better than words can explain.

David Rose – High Chaparral TV Theme 1967
Sonny & Cher – All I Ever Need Is You1971
Sheryl Crow – Anything But Down 1999
Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Lipstick Vogue 1978
Bette Midler – Midnight In Memphis (The Rose) 1979
Mick,Louise,Michelle Mulcahy – Rose In The Heather 2016
Sylvia Robinson  – Pussy Cat 1975
The Rolling Stones – Dead Flowers 1971 (Live Version)
Eric Bibb – This Land Is Your Land 2017
Rick Derringer – Joyride 1971
Manfred Mann – Pretty Flamingo 1966
Keith & Tex – Don’t Look Back 1967
Nathan Carter – Beeswing 2017
J J Cale – Midnight In Memphis 1997
Karl Blau – Stuck Inside Port Townshend 2013
Little Jimmy King – Another Blues Stringer 1991
The Temptations – Papa Was A Rolling Stone 1972
Toto – Don’t Stop Me Now 1986
Elvis Presley – Tomorrow Is A Long Time 1966
Stanley Turentine – I Told Jesus 1971
Mike Moreno – Spinning Wheel 2012
Neil Young – Little Wing 1980
LP – Scarborough Fair 2017
Bobby Radcliff – Downstroke  2004
Glenn Gould – Aria Goldberg Variations 1981
Ruba Shamshoum – Burkan 2017
Rod Stewart – You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Man 1974
Krokus – Stayed Awake All Night 1983
Betty Harris – 12 Red Roses (Allen Toussaint)1966
Paul Oscher – Standing At The Crossroads 2004
Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa – Black Coffee 2018
The Who – Pinball Wizard (Live)1970

Good music fills the world with good intentions.

 

 

Music Magically Connects People

Music magically connects people, follows you like a soundtrack grows  and matures with you to express and communicate what cannot be said or forgotten in life

Johnny Burnette – The Cincinnati Fireball 
Esther Philips – And I Love Him
Frank Wilson – Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
Carolina Chocolate Drops – Rare Auld Mountain Dew
Nils Lofgren – It’s Not A Crime
Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi
Don Carlos – Blowing In The Wind
Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock N Roll
Tab Benoit – In It To Win It www.tabbenoit.com
Roy Bookbinder – Travellin’ Man
Big Mama Thornton – Ball & Chain 
Xray Spex – Germ Free Adolescents
John Lee Hooker – Serves You Right To Suffer (The Avener Mix)
People’s Choice – Do It Any Way You Wanna 
Albert King – Going Back To IUKA
Grinderswitch – Pickin The Blues
Crow Black Chicken  – Freedom www.crowblackchicken.com
Big Star – Thirteen
Man – A Hard Way To Live
John Entwistle – Heaven and Hell
Miles Davis – Sketches From Spain Excerpt
Richie Havens – Dreaming As One
Monty Alexander – Redemption Song www.montyalexander.com
Kern Pratt – Greenville Mississippi Blues www.kernpratt.com
Frankie Miller – When I’m Away From You
Lynyrd Skynyrd – I’m A Country Boy
John Verity Band – 5000 Miles
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap – Don’t Make Promises You Can’t Keep  
The Urges – Corners Of Her Mind www.facebook.com/theurges
Chubby Checker – Gypsy
Free – Highway Song
Bonsoir Catin – Baby, Please Don’t Go 
Bruce Springsteen – Tougher Than The Rest
Philip Fankhauser – Are U Outta Your Mind www.philipfankhauser.com

 

Friends Classic Rock Theme

 

We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young

Dixie Dregs – Take It Off The Top
The Cars – My Best Friends Girl
Queen – Your My Best Friend
Free – Be My Friend
James Taylor – You Got A Friend
Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’
Journey – Keep On Running 
The Rolling Stones – Waiting On A Friend
The Kinks – See My Friends 
The Who – How Many Friends Have I Really Got
The Rembrandts – I’ll Be There For You (Friends Theme)
Journey – Escape
Slade – My Friend Stan
T Bone Burnett – Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend
Joe Cocker & The Grease Band – With A Little Help From My Friends (Woodstock)
Van Der Graff Generator – Theme 1 

 

 

 

Music Helps Gratitude Confidence

Music Helps You Look Back With Gratitude And Forward With Confidence 

Average White Band – You Got It
Little Walter – Tell Me Mama
Heart – Silver Wheels (Nancy Wilson Instrumental)
Pete Townshend – 3 Steps To Heaven/Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand
The Skatelites – Little Irene (Booleigh Ska Fest Aug Bank Holiday Weekend)
The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed
Crow Black Chicken – Priest Hunter  (www.crowblackchicken.com)
Casey Black – Flowers (www.caseyblackmusic.com)
Super Chikan – Fred’$ Dollar Store (www.harvestblues.ie) 5/09/2014
Fishbaugh Fishbaugh & Zorn – Hint Of A Freeze (CBS 3 LP Sampler’72)
Dave Specter – Soul Serenade (7 Hills Blues Festival Armagh 10/08/2014)
Latin Quarter – Radio Africa
Eric Clapton – Bottle Of Red Wine
The Steepwater Band – Fire Away   (www.harvestblues.ie) 5/09/2014
Heart – Stairway To Heaven ( The Kennedy Centre Honours + Jason Bonham)
Area Code 615 – Stone Fox Chase (Theme Old Grey Whistle Test)

Give Someone A Chance

The Best Thing You Can Give Someone Is A Chance

  •  Van Halen – You Really Got Me
  • The Rolling Stones – Bitch
  • The Band – Ophelia
  • The Beatles – Got To Get You Into My Life
  • Melissa Etheridge – Similar Features
  • Aslan – Bullets And Diamonds
  • The Who – Boris The Spider
  • Kings Of Leon – Molly’s Chamber
  • Jackson Five – Doctor My Eyes
  • The Ramones – Don’t Come Close
  • Diana Ross & The Supremes – Love Child
  • Rory Gallagher – Tattooed Lady (Irish Tour 74)
  • Van Morrison – Shaking All Over / Gloria (Live San Francisco)

Closer To The Top

When You Help Someone Up A Hill You Get That Much Closer To The Top Yourself

Dr Feelgood – See You Later Alligator
The Rolling Stones – Hitch Hike
The Eagles – Victim Of Love
Simon Townshend – She Asked Me
Bill Blacks Combo – Little Queenie
Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Squeeze – Pulling Mussels From A Shell
Doobie Brothers – Don’t Stop To Watch The Wheels
Lynn Tait & The Jets – Batman
The Boomtown Rats – House On Fire
Susan Tomelty & Pat Farrell – I Fell In Love
Luther Allison – Early In The Morning (Live In Paris 1979)

Comes From The Heart

What Comes From The Heart Goes To The Heart

*The music show (MP3 file) for this playlist has been archived and is available upon request.

The Boomtown Rats – Neon Heart
The Yardbirds – A Certain Girl
AC/DC – Night Of The Long Knives
McGuinness Flint – When I’m Dead And Gone
Sheryl Crow – Members Only
Vintage Trouble – Nancy Lee www.vintagetrouble.com
Santana – Everything’s Coming Our Way
The Beatles – I Feel Fine
The Rolling Stones – Live With Me
Fatboy Slim – Praise You
Pink Floyd – Keep Talking
The Who – Substitute (BBC Sessions)
The Ramones – Baby I Love You

Intro Tune: Take It Off The Top – Dixie Dregs
Outro Tune: Je’taine.
Background Link Tunes: Groovin – Booker T & MGS

Popcorn In The Pancake

Have A Relaxing Weekend The Laziest Person I Ever Met Put Popcorn In The Pancake Mix So They Would Turn Over By Themselves.

*The music show (MP3 file) for this playlist has been archived and is available upon request.

Leslie West – Don’t Burn Me –  (The Great Fatsby LP)
Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky –  (Original 45 Single)
Rory Gallagher – (Walk On Hot Coals – (Blueprint)
Bob Dylan – One Of Us Must Know Sooner Or Later
The Rolling Stones – Just My Immagination – (Some Girls LP)
Gary Clark Jnr – Don’t Owe You A Thang – (www.garyclarkjnr.com)
Tom Robinson – War Baby – (Hope & Glory LP)
Smokie – Don’t Play That Rock N Roll To Me – (Smokie LP)
The Kingsmen – Louie Louie – (Quadrophenia Movie Soundtrack LP)
Alanis Morissette – Crazy
The Doobie Brothers – Blackwater
The Outsiders – Time Won’t Let Me  

The Bridges You Cross

The Bridges You Cross Before You Get To Them Are Over Rivers That Are Not There.

*The music show (MP3 file) for this playlist has been archived and is available upon request.

Heart – Kick It Out
The Beatles – Every Little Thing
Rory Gallagher – Treat Her Right
Clifford T Ward – Waiting On The Garda
Neil Young – Are You Ready For The Country
Sly & The Family Stone – I Want To Take You Higher
Davy Spillane – O Neill’s Statement
Pete Townshend – Barefootin
Status Quo – Rollin Down The Dustpipe
The Lemonheads – The Outdoor Type
Bonnie Tyler – It’s A Heartache
The Rolling Stones – Doom and Gloom
Ernie K Doe – Here Come The Girls
The Fabulous Thunderbirds – Love Speaks Louder Than Words
The Jam – That’s Entertainment

Intro Tune – Take It Off The Top – Dixie Dregs
Outro Tune:     Je T’aime
Background Link Tunes-  Samba Pa Ti – Santana   

Important Trip Meeting Halfway

The Most Important Trip You May Take In Life Is Meeting People Halfway.

*The music show (MP3 file) for this playlist has been archived and is available upon request.

Dr Feelgood – Going Back Home
The Rolling Stones – Lets Spend The Night Together
The Pixies – Debaser
Joan Armatrading – Show Some Emotion
Boz Scaggs – What Can I Say
Pink Floyd – Us And Them
Johnny Winter – Help Me
Heart – Magic Man
Anvil & Frankie Perez – Slip Kid (Who cover from Sons Of Anarchy Sountrack)
U2 – The End Of The World
Lucinda Williams – Real Live Bleeding Fingers & Broken Guitar Strings
Dave Edmunds – Almost Saturday Night       

Intro Tune: Take It Off The Top – Dixie Dregs
Outro Tune: Je’t’aime
Background Link Tunes: Je’t’aime  & Sparks – The Who