Light My Fire

We’ll miss you, Etta. :(

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Song: Light My Fire

Artist: Etta James

Country: U.S. (California)

Genre: R&B

Mood: A slow-funk trip back in time.

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Here are some other versions of this popular classic…

Al Green

Booker T. & the MG’s

Erma Franklin (totally don’t get the plaid thing, but the sound is great)

Da Hool (lightin’ a techno fire!)

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World Music Monday

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

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Song: Baby It’s Cold Outside

Artist: Norah Jones & Willie Nelson

Country: U.S. (Texas)

Genre: Holiday Music

Mood: Country Jazz smooths out holiday music to a fine, soft suede…

 

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World Music Monday

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Up Above the Northern Lights

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Song: Up Above the Northern Lights

Artist: Mannheim Steamroller

Country: U.S. (Ohio)

Genre: Holiday Music

 

Mood: That after-dinner, stuffed, satiated-feeling, belly-up on the sofa with family all around, everyone’s shirts barely covering protruding bellies, ripped gift paper all over the place ‘cuz too comfy & pooped to clean it up because barely able to keep eyes open with this song lulling you to sleep…

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World Music Monday

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Candy Cane Christmas

Song: Candy Cane Christmas

        Artist: Darius Rucker

                   Country: U.S. (Charleston, S.C.)

                                    Genre: Country Christmas

                                                  Mood: Soulful Christmas groove.

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World Music Monday

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Cherokee Morning Song

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Song: Cherokee Morning Song

Artist: Robbie Robertson

Country: Canada

Genre: Native American Music

 

Mood: Drums beat deeply into your soul as voices of angels lift you.

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World Music Monday

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