Song of the Day

K.D. Lang performs live in concert.

"Smoke Dreams" - Terri's Song Of The Day

K.D. Lang has a great voice and has done some great covers of old torch songs....with just a little bit of country in the renditions. She sells a ballad.
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Steve Reich and the Prince of Wales

"Different Trains" - Terri's Song Of The Day

It's classical day for song of the day. This is not your parents' "classical music." It's part 2 of Steve Reich's Different Trains.
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Ray Charles performes live in concert.

Ray Charles The Birth Of Soul - Terri's Song Of The Day

The man that made that transition from R&B to Soul was the great Ray "The Genius" Charles.
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"Are You Looking After Yourself" - Terri's Song Of The Day

Anytime some old fart (maybe 20 years younger than you) tells you that music is no good these days just answer two words. Courtney. Barnett.
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old time radio player

"Release Me" - Terri's Song Of The Day

During one of my interviews with Paul McCartney (not bragging) I asked him what was his favorite Beatle cover. I imagine that the answer could change any given day. But that day, without hesitation, he said Esther Phillips and her version of And I Love Him in 1965. Good answer, Paul.
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Shirley Jones

"Till There Was You" - Terri's Song Of The Day

Since Sunday is Beatle day, and the Fab Four took over our lives on Ed Sullivan on this day in 1964, I thought I'd post the original version of the second song they sang.
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Pete Seeger performs live in concert

"Paths Of Victory" - Terri's Song Of The Day

I'm a sucker for a good Pete Seeger recording. He was such a significant mentor for a young Bob Dylan, and Pete recorded some beautiful covers of Bob's songs even the obscure ones.
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Elvis

"Baby, Let's Play House" Terri's Song Of The Day

Our song for the day for Sundays is a song that influenced the Beatles. Since John Lennon said more than once that there would have been no Beatles if there was no Elvis, it will make sense to visit Elvis' music more than once.
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