Inspired by the August 6 birthdays of The Chiffons’ Judy Craig, Spice Girls’ Geri Halliwell, Timbuk 3’s Pat McDonald, and Andy Warhol.
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Twenty current/recent releases that have been in heavy rotation ’round my home these past few months.
Inspired by Black Music Month, LGBTQ Pride Month, and the June 23 birthdays of KT Tunstall, The Orlons’ Rosetta Hightower, June Carter Cash, Imagination’s Leee John, Duffy, and The Floaters’ Larry Cunningham.
Inspired by Black Music Month, LGBTQ Pride Month, and the June 1 birthdays of The Rolling Stones‘ Ron Wood, Alanis Morissette, Tom Robinson, Jesse Johnson, Charlene, Andy Griffith, The Highwomen’s Brandy Carlile, and Pat Boone.
Inspired by the April 17 birthdays of Liz Phair, Spice Girls’ Victoria Beckham, Buzzcock’s Pete Shelley, Afrika Bambaataa, Billy Fury, Redman, Michael Sembello and Jan Hammer.
Inspired by the April 1 birthdays of Jimmy Cliff, Rudy Isley, Henry Gross, Gil Scott-Heron, Tom Shipley and Rachmaninoff, and April Fools Day.
Inspired by the March 8 birthdays of The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz, Eagles’ Randy Meisner, Supergrass’ Gaz Coombes, frente!’s Angie Hart, Gary Numan, Peggy March, Keane’s Tom Chaplin, and songwriter Carole Bayer Sager.
I’m experimenting here at Tunes du Jour. Yesterday I started including multiple songs by the birthday performers who inspired that day’s playlist. As of today I’m not limiting myself to twenty songs. My thinking is that by removing that restriction I can posts playlists (almost) dailier and you get a deeper dive into some of the artists. I’m living on the edge!
Today’s playlist is inspired by the February 18 birthdays of Regina Spektor, Yoko Ono, Styx’s Dennis DeYoung, John Travolta, Randy Crawford, Juelz Santana, Irma Thomas, Juice Newton, and Space’s Tommy Scott.