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#OnNow until May 2017

The music I listen to while writing.

#OnNow Elvis Presley-Follow That Dream 🌈 US #5 lend its name to his film version of Pioneer, Go Home! http://amzn.to/2qBvGgJ #OnNow Desmond Dekker-Pickney Gal 👪 song about Caribbean child popular in Jamaica, minor hit in UK http://amzn.to/2qq1poV
#OnNow @TheDoobieBros-Listen To The Music ☮️ 1972 first big hit usually played last at their concerts http://amzn.to/2qjW0Nb #OnNow Reamonn-Moments Like This 💔 German #1 about moments in relationships that impact your life http://amzn.to/2nPkPhD
#OnNow Razorlight-America 🇺🇸🌎 international hit derided by critiques for political commentary http://amzn.to/2nPBkdj #OnNow Aerosmith-Dude 💆 1987 & 1990 hit about effeminate man from bar crawl with Mötley Crüe, inspired Mrs. Doubtfire http://amzn.to/2pfTx59
#OnNow Bangles-Eternal Flame 🔥 international #1 inspired by eternal flames at Elvis Presley's Graceland gravesite http://amzn.to/2nsLbuq #OnNow Baccara-Sorry I'm a Lady 👰 their follow-up single again written by Rolf Soja and Frank Dostal became international #1 http://amzn.to/2pfLqWe
#OnNow Klee-Die Königin 👑 song full of imagery about love from band named after painter Paul Klee http://amzn.to/2oc73HH #OnNow Ina Deter-Ohne Mich 🙈 power ballad about burn out when you just ignore the world http://amzn.to/2ocbC4S
#OnNow Lesley Gore-The Old Crowd 🏫 dancable 1963 B-side reminiscing about the old high school crowd & fun times http://amzn.to/2pfyP5s #OnNow Nat King Cole-Straighten Up And Fly Right 🐥 King Cole Trio's most popular single based on folk tale about buzzard http://amzn.to/2odrBAY
#OnNow Miley Cyrus-Fly On The Wall 📷 #64 & internatinal hit about paparazzi & their personal privacy invasions http://amzn.to/2odrdCK #OnNow Midnight Oil-Dreamworld 🌏 about Brisbane's Cloudland Ballroom & Queensland heritage destroyed http://amzn.to/2pfFVXF
#OnNow France Gall-Babacar 🌍 European hit for her & Kate Ryan-song revenue donated to family of African girl Babacar http://amzn.to/2odwXw7 #OnNow Domenico Modugno-Volare 🐦 most played Italian song in the world & 1958 second ever Billboard #1 http://amzn.to/2oOfMD2
#OnNow Vanity Fare-Hitchin A Ride 👍 US #5 & UK #16 song about hitchhiking featuring 2 recorders & an electric piano http://amzn.to/2mCMaYE #OnNow Barbra Streisand-No More Tears 😂 #1 duet with Donna Summer featured on albums of both of them from two labels http://amzn.to/2mCXbcp
#OnNow Marquess-Mi Sentido (No Me Falta Nada Mas) 💘 about guy telling buddies goodbye to be with woman he loves http://amzn.to/2mD3Vai #OnNow Dionne Warwick-I Say A Little Prayer 🙏 #4 for her-My Best Friend's Wedding made it #38 for Diana King http://amzn.to/2mCVN9z
#OnNow Charles Aznavour-Les Comédiens 😜 also on live album recorded at Palais des congrès de Paris with Liza Minnelli http://amzn.to/2o4zOpd #OnNow Elvis Presley-Return to Sender 📩 from a time when you could end lovers' quarrels by returning mail-in a paper envelope http://amzn.to/2noeRY6
#OnNow Barry McGuire-Eve of Destruction💥 rough cut recorded in 1 take released due to leak hit #1 anyway http://amzn.to/2mCRGdA #OnNow Cats-Jellicle Song for Jellicle Cats 🐱 TS Eliot's felines from Old Possum's Book took Cats to Broadway & West End records http://amzn.to/2o4A7QS
#OnNow Britney Spears-I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman 👩 ballad about dealing with puberty, co-written by Dido http://amzn.to/2mCQvuE #OnNow Real McCoy-Another Night 🌒 European success (UK #2) led MC Sar & The Real McCoy to US #3 with shortened name http://amzn.to/2n9DesH
#OnNow Conway Twitty-Halfway to Heaven 🌟 about elation of love from his second album Saturday Night 1959 #NowPlaying http://amzn.to/2n2lzmx #OnNow Gali Atari & Milk & Honey-Hallelujah 🍯 winner of Eurovision Song Contest 1979 became a modern Jewish standard http://amzn.to/2nmpWti
#OnNow Martha And The Muffins-Echo Beach 🌈 rather dull work led to this song about a non-existent place far away in time http://amzn.to/2n2ksD9 #OnNow Ludwig von Beethoven-Freude schöner Götterfunken🇪🇺Friedrich Schiller poem put to Music became Europe's anthem http://amzn.to/2n2dbDg
#OnNow Taylor Swift-Mean 😠 Grammywinning song against bullying to get back at people who criticize whatever she does http://amzn.to/2mHPa1N #OnNow Shadows-Foot Tapper 👟 their last UK #1 now used as closer for BBC Radio 2's Sounds of the 60s http://amzn.to/2nR4KIE
#OnNow Sarah Mclachlan-Ice Cream 🍨 But seriously how can any love be better than ice cream or chocolate? http://amzn.to/2lMZoN6 #OnNow Rascals-Good Lovin' 💘 they took remake of Lemme B. Good original to #1 & Rock & Roll Hall of Fame http://amzn.to/2mVAcWG
#OnNow Benny Moré-Yiri Yiri Bon 🇨🇺 ode to Cuban music recorded with Mexican orchestra directed by Rafael de Paz http://amzn.to/2lv3myz #OnNow E-rotic-Max Don't Have Sex With Your Ex 🚭 good advice made German #7 & UK #45. Used in Russian film Brother http://amzn.to/2m9RChY
#OnNow ABC-The Look Of Love 💟 #1 released as single with 4 different versions on it http://amzn.to/2n4d9rU #OnNow Sheryl Crow-Strong Enough 💪 #5 with answer by Travis Tritt-also done live with Dixie Chicks & by Beyoncé http://amzn.to/2mcLI1u
#OnNow The Look-I Am The Beat 🎼 departing from their new wave sound, Motown-inspired song became their only major hit http://amzn.to/2kVFcgj #OnNow Olivia Newton-John-Hopelessly Devoted To You 💛 contractually required solo for movie Grease done during shoot http://amzn.to/2kVR4ir

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