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Music Show #74 – 11/24/2017 – Dady Brothers from the 70s

Most of today’s songs by the Dady Brothers are from the 70s with the exception of “The Man with the Banjo” and “Mr. Tangerine Man.”

Song #1 Mind to Move” – (John Dady)

Song #2 “Hitchhiker’s Lament” – (John Dady)

Song #3 “Way Downtown” – (Traditional)

Song #4 “Elaine” – (John Dady)

Song #5 “Lonesome Ugly Me” – (John Dady, Michael Pavone and Jym Ellison)

Song #6 “Grandfather’s Clock” – (Traditional)

Song #7 “The Man with Banjo” – (John Dady)

Song #8 “Mr. Tangerine Man” – (Jack Jones, John and Carol Dady)

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Music Show #73 – 11/17/2017 – Thanks Giving Songs

The Fresh Toones’ thank you songs.

Song #1 Thank You” – Words of appreciation for all the people who have been supportive in my life.

Song #2 “Thanks for Being Tom” – A song in remembrance of a good guy, Tom “Totsy” Cook. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnDcMFTjxNQ&t=3s

Song #3 “Thanks to the Whistle-blowers” – A special appreciation for the efforts and risks assumed by those individuals best known as whistle-blowers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRIli0-4Yt8&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=2

Song #4 “Take Your Love to the Beach” – “And swim in the sea of your belief – that your love is what you want to be – sink or swim you’re still in the sea.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCsBAWGUCNU&index=8&list=PL3B2C81B27208BD0D

Song #5 “Where Your Treasures Are” – Simply put: “What we value most will occupy our mind’s eye.

Song #6 “Summer Solstice” – “Take the hand of someone else – lift them up and kindly say ‘The sun is still shining behind those clouds – they’re only there ‘til you sing your song of love.’”

Song #7 “Take Me Home” – Sometimes if we feel lost we need to remind ourselves to get back in touch with our center – the place where our “home” truly lies.

Song #8 “Thanks to the Folks” – Dedicated to all the people who often took great risks to struggle for social justice.

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Music Show #72 – 11/10/2017 – The Song is Love

Love songs that aren’t romantic love songs.

Song #1 The Song is Love” – And she reaches out to everyone.

Song #2 “The Big Love” – When we realize a love that is bigger than a romantic love or parental or child’s love we are closer to the BIG LOVE that pulsates through the universe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8D6AftB1_w&index=1&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2

Song #3 “No Big Words Here” – A soothing, peaceful song that invites a little peace into our lives.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fG9BtYftkM&index=15&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953

Song #4 “It’s Your Love” – “Be kind tonight and lift the darkness with your light.”

Song #5 “If Your Love has Gone Astray” – If our lives have become an empty vases we need to rest our minds and let our hearts run free and she will show us things we really need.

Song #6 “Find Your Love” – Perhaps this search is what our lives here are all about.

Song #7 “Don’t You Lose Your Love” – Simply put “Don’t do it.”

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Music Show #71– 11/3/2017 – Telling Our Stories: Part 2

We all need to tell our stories. In the process of sharing them we can encourage others do so also and we can widen our human experience.

This month’s story: T.D.’s Debut on the World Stage “ – The maxim of today’s story: When we’re in touch with our self and the energy that drives our evolution surprising things can occur.

Song #1 “Oh, Malala” – “What a brave young woman Malala is. If we could be even half as courageous as her in the struggle for justice, this world would be a much better place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLeJEZC5CBM&index=10&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF

Song #2 “Yacouba – The Village Fool” – This is an environmental song about how important it sometimes is to look at things differently so we can find new solutions. Yacouba Sawadogo did just that and he helped to hold back the desert from taking his farm and those of his neighbors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciH48jYmPyo&index=17&list=PLOyRYerTUWm0DE4ISRsl4aW5VXvcEWoaf

Song #3 “The Kingmaker” –The story of a man who was a successful political hit man who later came to regret his actions.

Song #4 “Sweet Melinda” – A bouncy song about a superstar who came back down to earth with a rough landing after she realized that she’d has been living a lie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iZoVCvdn64&index=10&list=PLOyRYerTUWm1wWx0rABevP5sOfMkRgmtp

Song #5 “Hey, Rider on that Ten Speed Bike” – A bike rider’s nightmare scenario.

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Music Show #70 – 10/27/2017 – Local Songwriters with Songs from the 70s

Songs by Rochester’s own Michael Smith, Connie Deming, Burger & Reagan and Robert Conway.

Song #1 Livin’ in the Country – (Michael Smith) A bouncy song about the joys of living in the country.

Song #2 “Evangeline” – (Michael Smith) A beautiful ballad about a suitor who is patiently waiting for the return of his love .

Song #3 “Find the Sun” – (Connie Deming) A song that brings out the sun on a cloudy day.

Song #4 “Woman Be Wise” – (Sippie Wallace) “Women be wise, keep your mouth shut, don’t advertise your man.”

Song #5 “Nothing But a Storm” – (Burger & Reagan) A beautiful song with harmonies that will calm those waves on stormy days.

Song #6 “Times of My Life” – (Burger & Reagan) Reflecting on the recent past they sing, “I’ve had some good times… I’ve had some bad times having the times of my life.”

Song #7 “Penguin’s Tuxedo” – (Robert Conway) A great sing-a-long from the 70s about protecting our wildlife. “Some things look better on the original owners than they do on me and you.”

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Music Show #69 – 10/20/2017 – Songs of Self Discovery

Songs about what we sometimes experience in the self discovery process.

Song #1 I’ve Just Begun – A song about how it feels to bring the words that you’ve sung about for years come to life.

Song #2 “I Must Be Crazy” – What it feels like when you just don’t fit in with the normal expected behaviors.

Song #3 “I’m Food Chewin’ Man” – I don’t want anyone else feeding me their wonted ways. I want to find nourishment from sources that speak to me and then I will assimilate whatever contributes to a fulfilling existence.

Song #4 “I Can’t Draw a Circle” – An uplifting song that reminds us that “the most important thing is enjoying what you do.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30el0h5bdIw&index=2&t=51s&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953

Song #5 “If I Could Only” – A humorous look back at some youthful hopes and dreams. In the end this bouncy song should leave one hopeful for the future after a lot of empty goals are put aside.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5Z3sOM4dtk&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953&index=13

Song #6 “I Was Lazy” – A song that recalls a time when I preferred to languish in my wasteful ways rather than working for those things that would have been much more rewarding.

Song #7 “Hitched a Ride” – A cautionary tale about the importance of not hitching a ride on someone else’s dream.

Song #8 “I Still Believe It’s True” – A hopeful song about restoring a love that seems to have been forgotten.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmbCITfs-7g&index=4&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2

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Music Show #68 – 10/13/2017 – Spiritual Quests Songs

Songs dedicated to our quests to be more spiritually connected with the universal energy that pulsates everything.

Song #1 Take a Walk Through Tibet – When things become overwhelming “Take a Walk Through Tibet.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTDREXUQZkM&t=162s&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2&index=18

Song #2 “You (Make Me Want to Start)” – A spiritual connection that made me want to sing so I wrote this song.

Song #3 “There’s Really No Secret” – There is a big marketplace of ideas, but be careful in what you buy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toHwLIieC6Q&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2&index=10

Song #4 “Dig” – A song that encourages us to pick up our shovels and to keep digging to discover the diamonds, i.e. sources of fulfillment, which will enrich our lives.

Song #5 “Life’s the River, Love’s the Sea” – A song about the joyous moment when life and music just flow along in time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RujN97eHPuQ&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953&index=20

Song #6 “She’s Calling You” – The voice that beckons us to find our way home again when we’ve gone astray and also reminds us that our love is our best friend.

Song #7 “Come On and Sing Again” – Sometimes when we’ve been knocked down and we’re struggling to regain some peace of mind we need to find some way to sing again.

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Music Show #67 – 10/6/2017 – Telling Your Story

We all need to tell our stories. In the process of sharing them we can encourage others do so also and we can widen our human experience.

Song #1 Tell Me Your Story –As we tell our stories we can learn and evolve from our experiences. For all of the resources that we use up during our stay here on planet Earth the least we can do is share what all that energy was used for. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCXxK-fq9P4&index=14&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2

Story #1 David and Goliath: David Misfires and Maims an Innocent” – No matter how threatening the adversary may be, a measured response is often best because innocents may be harmed in the wake of your extreme anger. This can lead to great regrets.

Song #2 “Remembering It All” – “Remember and don’t forget…your love is what you live… love and remember it all.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9zexPiabNI&index=3&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953

Song #3 “Could’ve and Should’ve” – An encouraging song that reminds us to try to limit our regrets by making our best efforts to pursue healthy and creative lives.

Song #4 “Where You Are” – A wishful song of reuniting with someone whom you were once very close to.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-wO21h93Gc&index=12&list=PLOyRYerTUWm1wWx0rABevP5sOfMkRgmtp

Song #5 “I Guess School Never Ends” – A song about how our lives are simply one lifelong class taken to learn how to become one’s self. Life 101. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQTuDU5nnLU&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2&index=17&t=3s

Song #6 “Stay True” – A simple song about staying true to who you are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anOlKRxO-Sg&list=PL3B2C81B27208BD0D&index=1

Song #7 “Thirty Long Years and More” – A joyful, happy music video about the struggles and rewards of being a songwriter. Always be true to your song and you’ll always be where you belong.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mt-GAyCYdzw&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953&t=3s&index=18

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Music Show #66 – 9/29/2017 – Climate Change

Songs dedicated to the protection of planet earth.

Song #1 Are You a Science Denier? – I guess anyone that should be asking this question would never do so, but there are some people who have been reluctant to speak up and now’s the time, for the sake of future generations and our planet, to do it.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr9RM9DArD0&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=36

Song #2 “For a Hundred Dollars” – A song from the early 80s that asks “Do you think adding a hundred dollars to the cost of a car is worth preventing the death of thousands due to air pollution?”

Song #3 “Until This Planet’s Green” – An anthem for protecting the environment from the catastrophic damage precipitated by some human behavior. “We won’t let you die in the hands of greed. We will help you until this planet’s green.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqqnNxFtoIU&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=21&t=31s

Song #4 “Lake Placid” – In the 80s, scientists discovered that the death of a lot of trees and lakes in the Adirondacks was being caused by acid rain. This acid rain was a byproduct of the smoke discharged from coal powered electrical stations and this song tried to bring attention to this.

Song #5 “Yacouba – The Village Fool” – An environmental song about how important it is sometimes to look at things differently so we can find new solutions. Yacouba Sawadogo did just that and he helped to hold back the desert from taking his farm and those of his neighbors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciH48jYmPyo&index=17&list=PLOyRYerTUWm0DE4ISRsl4aW5VXvcEWoaf

Song #6 “Who’s Laughing Now?” – There are a lot of people who are laughing at the science of climate change and the effects of human behavior. This song is a gentle reminder that perhaps we should listen more carefully to what the research is telling us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9f6TGn8mz04&index=12&list=PLOyRYerTUWm0DE4ISRsl4aW5VXvcEWoaf

Song #7 “The Mother Earth Destruction Blues” – One of the bounciest, foot tapping songs about Mother Earth’s destruction that you’ll ever hear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egVWHpzWujI&list=PLD31BC21FB0FC09BF&index=23

 

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Music Show #65 – 9/22/2017 – Songs from the 70s

These are songs recorded in the 70s. Often they were recorded on cassette, but they have an authenticity about them that I haven’t replicated since.

Song #1 You’ve Got a Friend – (Carole King) A hopeful friendship song.

Song #2 “Simple Twist of Fate” – (Bob Dylan) A duet with Terry Doell on lead guitar.

Song #3 “Teach Your Children” – (Graham Nash) A duet with Terry Doell with Dave O’Leyar on bass guitar.

Song #4 “The Penguin’s Tuxedo” – (Robert Conway) Animal furs look better on the original owners than on humans.

Song #5 “Simple Gifts” – (Joseph Brackett) A Shaker’s song that encourages us all to check in with ourselves regularly to evaluate what we are promoting in our lives.

Song #6 “There’s Love Around the Corner” – (Unknown) A hopeful song that predicts if we seek it, one day we will find “love around the corner.”

Song #7 “Vincent” – (Don McLean) A song inspired by Van Gogh.

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