Friday, January 27, 2006

Friday Random 10

You know the game. Take out your iPod and set it to shuffle mode. Tell us the first 10 songs that appear -and no fair leaving out the ones that make you look like a dork or adding in ones you think will make you look cool. Here are mine for this week:

  • That Don't Impress Me Much; Shania Twain (I know... I know.... at least you know I'm not editing the dorky ones out. It's in my I Do NOT Understand Men playlist.)
  • The Thanksgiving Song; Fred Holstein in my Grateful Heart playlist
  • Power and Glory; Holly Near and Ronnie Gilbert from my Rebel with a Clue playlist
  • You Rise and Meet the Day; Dar Williams from my Dawn Patrol playlist
  • Study War No More; Sweet Honey in the Rock from my I've Had It! playlist
  • Nocturne for Piano in C Sharp Minor; Chopin via Joshua Bell from my Piano Concerti playlist
  • Hope Has a Place; Enya from my Joyful Meditation playlist
  • Manic Monday; The Bangles in my Bringing Down the House playlist -house cleaning music
  • Carol of the Bells; Angel City Brass in my Christmas music playlist which I should "smart playlist" out of circulation for a while, I suppose.
  • Gentle Annie; Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy from my Need a Good Cry playlist. This song makes me sob.

Now, which songs can we put in a State of the Union 2006 playlist?
  • If I Only Had a Brain, sung by the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz (except it turned out HE'D had a brain all along);
  • Holding Out for a Hero; Bonnie Tyler
  • My Give-a-Damn's Busted; Jo Dee Messina
  • Wipeout -who does that one?
  • So You Think You're a Cowboy; Emmylou Harris
  • Free From You; Jack Stafford Foundation
  • Can't Believe It; Bob Dylan
  • Send in the Clowns; Judy Collins
  • We're Sons of our Fathers; Phil Collins
  • Fools Rush In; Elvis Presley
  • The Great Pretender; The Platters
  • Give Me One Reason; Tracy Chapman
  • Tell Me a Lie; Griffin House
  • How Many Mistakes; James Gordon
  • Crazy; Willie Nelson
  • Still Crazy After All These years; Simon and Garfunkle
  • and we should end with We Shall Not Be Moved by Sweet Honey in the Rock. THOSE women would scare him ;)

Wow! That was easy. What would you add?

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