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    Back in the 90s, a friend of mine wrote this...

    Back in the 90s, a friend of mine wrote this beautiful song adapting the myth Orpheus of Eurydice to life in 90s Los Angeles.


    https://youtu.be/sj6UjEEoeZw

    Thank you, Geoff, for this Season!...
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    wee_ginga_yin got us going this week with a...

    wee_ginga_yin got us going this week with a lovely instrumental version of "Bella Ciao," a beautiful Italian melody with a rich history.

    Here's a vocal take with English lyrics from Tom Waits and...
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    Hurray for Kool & the Gang! ...

    Hurray for Kool & the Gang!


    https://youtu.be/_H7dAR6Z548
  4. The Clash wrote this one in the early 80s. Still...

    The Clash wrote this one in the early 80s. Still feels timely today, sadly.


    https://youtu.be/3QpRP8RyTFg
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    As a community college instructor, I meet so many...

    As a community college instructor, I meet so many young people who are discovering and adapting to their genders. Every quarter, I meet at least one young person refuses to let society's gender...
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    According to my old pal wikipedia, Renée Geyer...

    According to my old pal wikipedia, Renée Geyer was a S&S regular. And wow, could she sing!


    https://youtu.be/ydUAjpEnTLQ
  7. OMD wrote a perfect song for this Season---I wish...

    OMD wrote a perfect song for this Season---I wish I could've put it together sooner (and with more effects)


    https://youtu.be/uUQJv99p4G4
  8. Cab Calloway and his band might've needed a...

    Cab Calloway and his band might've needed a little sailin' now and again. Hep to that?


    https://youtu.be/r_FMNRBAIgU
  9. Randy posted a lovely rumination on his...

    Randy posted a lovely rumination on his experience at a Pete Seeger show with his sweet version of "The Internationalé."

    Peter Seeger once asked Billy Bragg to perform that song with him, but...
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    O The Oprah Magazine published "20 Happy Songs to...

    O The Oprah Magazine published "20 Happy Songs to Play When You Just Want to Feel Good." Here's number twenty :P


    https://youtu.be/59UAqwaPrkE
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    As an eight-year-old boy, I loved roller skating,...

    As an eight-year-old boy, I loved roller skating, disco music, break dancing, and Greek Mythology. So the the film Xanadu was pretty much the perfect film for me at the time. (It might not have...
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    "Because a dream you dream alone is only a dream,...

    "Because a dream you dream alone is only a dream,
    But a dream we dream together is reality."


    https://youtu.be/5_zYSQ41zSs
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    Blondie came to mind first for me. ...

    Blondie came to mind first for me.


    https://youtu.be/nimTK4RVQ4c
  14. I love Yazoo...

    I love Yazoo and Erasure---Vince Clarke is an amazing musician and songwriter. And the first Depeche Mode single is so great.


    https://youtu.be/BetyT4AT6sU

    And it works as a preview for...
  15. Jon and Joo put together an incredibly beautiful...

    Jon and Joo put together an incredibly beautiful version of this one earlier this Season. But it can never hurt to have a couple versions of a great R.E.M. song.


    https://youtu.be/nttzRdhxAqs
  16. Here's a uke version of a 1972 funky arty kraut...

    Here's a uke version of a 1972 funky arty kraut rock jam from Can.


    https://youtu.be/9L-Ysfsjjao
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    My favorite Portland, Oregon band is the late,...

    My favorite Portland, Oregon band is the late, great Dead Moon. While they were playing local shows in the early 90s to a hundred or so Portlanders, they were also building a dedicated following in...
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    I'm not that familiar with Wilco's music. I...

    I'm not that familiar with Wilco's music. I decided to check out their most recent material, described here...



    To date, Wilco's song has raised nearly $30,000 for the SPLC and for Life After...
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    Here are a few memories of mine from five summers...

    Here are a few memories of mine from five summers throughout my life, brought to mind and set to music for y'all.


    https://youtu.be/UCHbiY68zFQ

    Thank you, Geoff, and thank you to every...
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    "Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye)" was written by...

    "Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye)" was written by Bob Crewe and
    >Bob Gaudio
    of
    >The Four Seasons
    who debuted on vinyl as
    >The Four Lovers
    with a 1956 single featuring the
    >Otis Blackwell...
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    I found a recent reggae song by Lea Love with the...

    I found a recent reggae song by Lea Love with the perfect title!


    https://youtu.be/bH62vCKXun8
  22. I was born in San Francisco, California in 1972....

    I was born in San Francisco, California in 1972. My family moved away when I was a small toddler, so I have no memory of those days.

    I moved back to San Francisco in 2008 for graduate school (math...
  23. Joni Mitchell traveled to Europe in 1970 and she...

    Joni Mitchell traveled to Europe in 1970 and she felt homesick. Luckily for us, she wrote this song about it.


    https://youtu.be/461qMoG3Co4
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    So much beautiful bossa nova music, and so little...

    So much beautiful bossa nova music, and so little time to practice this week. Welp, I did the best I could on this Jobim song...


    https://youtu.be/d-7iFMv0z5E
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    Quoting Wikipedia... And it's fun to play...

    Quoting Wikipedia...



    And it's fun to play on ukulele!


    https://youtu.be/TsDLRkhzRMs
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