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Music Show #80 – 1/5/2018 – Telling our stories: Part 4

Another show in a series dedicated to encouraging us all to share our stories.

This month’s story: The Last Guard at Outpost #7″ – Many people have had experiences dealing with a bully and this story is about mine.

Song #1 “Blank Pages” – A song about how it feels to sit down as a young adult and look towards the future. How it can be much like an artist when they sit down to start working on a new project and stare at the blank pages in front of them.

Song #2 “Time Goes By” – A fun song about how time can really fly and how it’s all good time when you’ve got your friends.

Song #3 “Remember It All” – “Old, young or in between – remember where you’ve been – ah, remember it all.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9zexPiabNI&index=3&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953

Song #4 “We Are” – A song that emphasizes the importance of what each one of us has to contribute to the creation of the better world.

Song #5 “Playing as the Breeze” – A song about the freedom experienced when we sing with love.

Song #6 “Young Child” – A coming of age song.

Song #7 “I’m Just a Bug on the Windshield of Life” – (Geoff Brown) A humorous song about how life can feel overwhelming at times.

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Music Show #79 – 12/29/2017 – Introducing Bat McGrath & Don Potter

Songs from their first album together.

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Music Show #78 – 12/22/2017 – Hopes for the New Year

Songs to encourage our renewed efforts towards creating a fulfilling future.

Song #1 Raise Your Glass – A toast to the New Year. “Though your days may seem lost to you.  All the love you once knew is still within your view.”

Song #2 “Help Us to Know What Love Is” – A joyful song that requests some assistance in our search to understand what love is.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihw_MSc9c-8&t=37s&index=3&list=PLOyRYerTUWm1wWx0rABevP5sOfMkRgmtp

Song #3 “Keep Your Eyes on It” – Keep your eyes on the love you want to become.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHtj5bx9e8E&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2&index=2

Song #4 “Turn Around” – Sometimes we might need to turn around and find a better path for ourselves.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KcwKG3HuDg&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2&index=20

Song #5 “We’re Looking” – We may be distracted for a long time with the pursuit of many other things, but in the end we are really trying to come to understand our love.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pP36-HqR6vk&index=11&list=PLOyRYerTUWm0DE4ISRsl4aW5VXvcEWoaf

Song #6 “I Wish I Could Know” – I wish I could know what love means. “She’s in your heart … She’s not that far … She’s in your heart for you.”

Song #7 “Sing Your Song” – Most importantly, we need to sing our songs as we pursue our hopes and dreams.

Song #8 “Do Justice to Yourself” – A happy upbeat song that reminds us all to do what’s best for ourselves by making good thoughtful and loving decisions in our lives. We need to become the prophets that we seek.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7oGyAb2crU&index=2&list=PLOyRYerTUWm0DE4ISRsl4aW5VXvcEWoaf

Song #9 “I Can’t Stop Looking” – A bouncy song about the joys of traveling down the road as we strive to find our love.

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

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Music Show #77 – 12/15/2017 – Creative Visualization

Songs about the power of creative visualization.

Song #1 “I Can See” – A song about the joys of rediscovering all the love that surrounds us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU6dz92e59g&list=PLE97D99925458A2C2&index=11

Song #2 “I Wanna See” – Empowering ourselves with the belief that we can affect our futures by clarifying what we hope to see.

Song #3 “Plant Those Seeds with Love” – A song that encourages us all to invest our love in the seeds (our life endeavors) that we plant each and every day of our lives.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lxxDXpDX0k&list=PLOyRYerTUWm1wWx0rABevP5sOfMkRgmtp&index=8

Song #4 “If There’s a Will, There is a Way” – “We’ve worked through harder things. Some say this one’s too big, but if there’s a will, there is a way.”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmM_6243HNE&index=1&list=PLOyRYerTUWm0DE4ISRsl4aW5VXvcEWoaf

Song #5 “To Aspire, is to Arrive” – A song about being in the moment as we’re striving to get to our end goals.

Song #6 “You Can to Do It” – “You can do it… You can make it through it… Even though you might wonder why.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmwwrnQqztg&list=PL5294AD25E7CB1953&index=1

Song #7 “What You See is What You Get” – What we focus on is what will be drawn into our lives.

Song #8 “The World We Want to Live In” – The choices we make in life can certainly affect our own happiness so it only makes sense that those same choices can impact the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzrfjXxwOS4&list=PL3B2C81B27208BD0D&index=17

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

If you’d like to view some of the Fresh Toones music videos please visit:  youtube.com/davesfreshtoones

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Music Show #76 – 12/8/2017 – Songs of Emotion

Songs about the emotions that we experience and the importance of being sensitive to them.

Song #1 Don’t You Cry Now” – A recording of a Fresh Toone performed on a radio show in the early 80s.

Song #2 “Just as Happy as I’ve Ever Been” – A joyous song about how great it feels to have a very fulfilling day.

Song #3 “It Never Hurts to Cry” – “Big boys” might say “it never helps to cry,” but if you never cry you’ll never really come to know your love.

Song #4 “Find Your Love” – “… be your love and give your love to you.”

Song #5 “Find Some Relief” – A song from the early 70s that speaks to the angst that young adults sometimes experience.

Song #6 “Just Make Me Laugh” – A song that evolved out of a comment by a friend. “People don’t want animations that make them think. They just want to laugh.”

Song #7 “No Use in Crying” – Crying has some essential contributions to make towards becoming healthier human beings.

Song #8 “Can’t Take Today Away from Me” – A happy song celebrating the joy that one feels when you can hear “the Song” and your love is revealed.

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

An archive of earlier Fresh Toones Music Shows can be found here:  https://archive.org/search.php?query=fresh%20toones%20music%20show

If you’d like to view some of the Fresh Toones music videos please visit:  youtube.com/davesfreshtoones

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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)

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

An archive of earlier Fresh Toones Music Shows can be found here:  https://archive.org/search.php?query=fresh%20toones%20music%20show

If you’d like to view some of the Fresh Toones music videos please visit:  youtube.com/davesfreshtoones

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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.

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

An archive of earlier Fresh Toones Music Shows can be found here:  https://archive.org/search.php?query=fresh%20toones%20music%20show

If you’d like to view some of the Fresh Toones music videos please visit:  youtube.com/davesfreshtoones

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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.”

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

An archive of earlier Fresh Toones Music Shows can be found here:  https://archive.org/search.php?query=fresh%20toones%20music%20show

If you’d like to view some of the Fresh Toones music videos please visit:  youtube.com/davesfreshtoones

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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.”

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

An archive of earlier Fresh Toones Music Shows can be found here:  https://archive.org/search.php?query=fresh%20toones%20music%20show

If you’d like to view some of the Fresh Toones music videos please visit:  youtube.com/davesfreshtoones

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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

If you like what you hear and want to support our unique programming please click on the Patreon button at RochesterFreeRadio.com. Even the smallest of contributions will help us to stay on the air. Thanks so much.

An archive of earlier Fresh Toones Music Shows can be found here:  https://archive.org/search.php?query=fresh%20toones%20music%20show

If you’d like to view some of the Fresh Toones music videos please visit:  youtube.com/davesfreshtoones

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