Monday, November 2, 2009
Special Voices And Special Songs
One of the music activities I really love is to spend time developing playlists. To the novice this may seem like an easy project and it is if all one does is put 15 songs they like on a playlist and then burn a CD. However, the real pleasure of coming up with an outstanding playlist is to not only pick singers and songs that fit with a theme but also make sure that all the songs work well together. It's like painting a picture, just a whole mess of brush strokes in different colors but when it all works together a masterpiece is born.
I have several playlists that I think really work, and I will share some of them with you from time to time. This is my first playlist of what I believe are Special Voices and Special Songs. Enjoy!
A Song For You, Leon Russell
Have I Told You Lately, Van Morrison
Georgia On My Mind, Steve Tyrell
The Long And Winding Road, Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra
I Wanna Be Around, Peggy Lee
I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues, Elton John
Tightrope, Leon Russell
Moondance, Van Morrison
Lover Man, Patti LaBelle
Since I Lost My Baby, Michael McDonald
You've Changed, Eva Cassidy
Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word, Ray Charles & Elton John
Somebody's Baby, Jackson Brown
Baby I'm Amazed, Paul McCartney
Feel So Bad, Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra
How Am I Supposed To Live Without You, Michael Bolton
Bright Side Of The Road, Van Morrison
You Don't Know Me, Ray Charles & Diana Krall
Hold On My Heart, Genesis
These songs run for 1:17:22 total time and will fit on one CD.
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