Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Wednesday Crosscurrents 4/28

Host - John Gaguine

A celebration of spring, which finally seems to be here

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Ripplin' Waters

Judy Collins - So Early, Early in the Spring
Beatles - Here Comes the Sun
Five Satins - In the Still of the Night

David Mallett - Garden Song
Grateful Dead - Sugar Magnolia
Johnny Horton - When It's Springtime in Alaska (It's 40 Below)

Simon and Garfunkel - 59th St. Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy), The Only Living Boy in NY
Paul Simon - Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard

A couple of amusement park songs:
Freddie "Boom Boom" Cannon - Palisades Park
Dire Straits - Tunnel of Love

Some songs about colors, since colors reemerge in spring after the winter:
Simon - Kodachrome
Joni Mitchell - Chelsea Morning
Donovan - Colors
Buffalo Springfield - Bluebird

Gordon Lightfoot - Summer Side of Life
Young Rascals - Groovin'
Spanky and Our Gang - Sundays Will Never Be the Same

Romance in the grass:
Van Morrison - Little Brown-Eyed Girl
Fleetwood Mac - Second-Hand News
Moody Blues - See-Saw

Going to the mountains in spring:
Gordon Lightfoot - Mountains and Marianne
Dillards - Carry Me Off
John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads
Neil Young and the Band, from the Last Waltz CD set - Four Strong Winds (Ian Tyson)

Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill
Brewer and Shipley - Witchi-Tai-To

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