January 31: “Down By The Riverside” a traditional song sung by Playing For Change. Gonna lay down my sword and shield down by the riverside and study war no more. LYRICS SPOTIFY
January 30: “Ain’t No Man” by the Avett Brothers. Sing along with this Lyric Video. LYRICS SPOTIFY
January 29: “Beautiful” by Carole King. Show the world all the love in your heart. LYRICS SPOTIFY
January 28: “Sunshine On My Shoulders” by John Denver. This song is for Lanny. Thanks for the suggestion, Linda. LYRICS SPOTIFY CHORDS
January 27: “Oh Happy Day” by the Edwin Hawkins Singers. HBD, SCW! Thanks for the suggestion. (Rest in Peace, Edwin Hawkins) Fa Una Canzona, y’all. LYRICS SPOTIFY
January 26: “Only You” by Yazoo* (written by Vince Clarke) HB, LLM and a special shout-out to the rest of the CR and, of course, the Swinging ‘Gates. Go ‘Gate! LYRICS SPOTIFY
* I learned something new today, thanks to Wikipedia: Yazoo was known as Yaz in North America for legal reasons involving Yazoo Records.
January 25: “Spinning Wheel” performed by Blood, Sweat & Tears (written by David Clayton-Thomas). Here’s the karaoke version, too. LYRICS SPOTIFY Thanks for the suggestion, CJS! I think you need to play this on Trombone?!
January 24: “Puff, The Magic Dragon” performed by Peter, Paul & Mary (written by Peter Yarrow & Lenny Lipton). LYRICS SPOTIFY
January 23: “I’m Lucky” written & performed by Joan Armatrading. HB, Cassiopeia! I was lucky when I met you, friend. LYRICS SPOTIFY
January 22: “Monday, Monday” performed by The Mamas & The Papas and written by John Phillips. One of my favorite songs ever. LYRICS SPOTIFY