Top 10 songs – week ending 31 January 2014

Michael Franti 'All People'

My personal Top 10 for this past week.

Michael Franti & Spearhead tops my chart for a second straight week. This is the second #1 (following “I’m Alive (Life Sounds Like”) from his album “All People” on my chart.

1. LIFE IS BETTER WITH YOU – Michael Franti & Spearhead

2. IF I LOVED YOU – Delta Rae

3. SWEET ANNIE – Zac Brown Band

4. DON’T LET ME BE LONELY – The Band Perry

5. SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE – Israel Houghton featuring PJ Morton, Nikki Ross & Aaron Lindsey

6. MEANT – Elizaveta

7. SAY SOMETHING – A Great Big World

8. CAROLINA – Parmalee

9. THE MOTHER WE SHARE – Chvrches

10. ALL OF ME – John Legend

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Top 10 songs – week ending 17 January 2014

Elizaveta MeantMy personal Top 10 for this past week.

Elizaveta reaches #1 this week with her song “Meant.” Last week’s #1 “The Mother We Share” by Chvrches drops to #2. Debuts from Israel Houghton and The Band Perry.

1. MEANT – Elizaveta

2. THE MOTHER WE SHARE – Chvrches

3. LIFE IS BETTER WITH YOU – Michael Franti & Spearhead

4. IF I LOVED YOU – Delta Rae

5. FIREFLIES – Still Corners

6. PUMPIN BLOOD – NONONO

7. HEARTS LIKE OURS – The Naked And Famous

8. SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE – Israel Houghton featuring PJ Morton, Nikki Ross & Aaron Lindsey

9. DON’T LET ME BE LONELY – The Band Perry

10. NEW – Paul McCartney

Top 10 songs classic – week ending 13 January 1984

OliviaNewtonJohnTwistOfFate

My personal Top 10 chart from 30 years ago yesterday.

1. Twist of Fate – Olivia Newton John

2. Souls – Rick Springfield

3. Synchronicity II – The Police

4. Major Tom – Peter Schilling

5. Karma Chameleon – Culture Club

6. In A Big Country – Big Country

7. I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues – Elton John

8. Say It Isn’t So – Hall & Oates

9. 99 Red Balloons – Nena

10. Owner Of A Lonely Heart – Yes

Clarence Clemons – Born in this day in 1942

Clarence Clemons (11 January 1942 – 18 June 2011), Saxophonist, E Street Band

 

Clarence Clemons with Jackson Browne “You’re A Friend of Mine”

Top 10 songs – week ending 10 January 2014

ChvrchesTheMotherWeShareMy personal Top 10 for this past week.

One of the breakout artists of 2013 returns to my #1 spot following “Gun” with their follow-up “The Mother We Share.” Last week’s #1 hypnotic “Fireflies” by Still Corners drops to #2. Debuts from Michael Franti & Spearhead as well as Delta Rae.

1. THE MOTHER WE SHARE – Chvrches

 2. FIREFLIES – Still Corners

3. MEANT – Elizaveta

4. LIFE IS BETTER WITH YOU – Michael Franti & Spearhead

5. IF I LOVED YOU – Delta Rae

6. PUMPIN BLOOD – NONONO

7. HEARTS LIKE OURS – The Naked And Famous

8. NEW – Paul McCartney

9. BEAUTIFUL DAY – Jamie Grace

10. SPITFIRE – LeAnn Rimes

Favorite Country Songs of 2013

ZacBrownBandGoodbyeInHerEyesThe following is a compilation of my favorite Country songs I listened to in 2013…

1. GOODBYE IN HER EYES – Zac Brown Band
2. BRUISES Train featuring Ashley Monroe
3. LIKE A ROSE – Ashley Monroe
4. DONE. – The Band Perry
5. STILL ROLLIN’ – Gretchen Wilson
6. MERRY GO ‘ROUND – Kacey Musgraves
7. AMERICAN HEART – Faith Hill
8. SOMEONE SOMEWHERE TONIGHT – Kellie Pickler
9. SOUTHERN COMFORT ZONE – Brad Paisley
10. UNDERMINE – Charles Esten & Hayden Panettiere
11. I HOPE IT RAINS – Jana Kramer
12. HIGHWAY DON’T CARE – Tim McGraw featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
13. GOODBYE TOWN – Lady Antebellum
14. FIND ME A BABY – Josh Turner
15. HEY PRETTY GIRL – Kip Moore
16. ALL OVER THE ROAD – Easton Corbin
17. THE HEART OF DIXIE – Danielle Bradbery
18. HE LOVES TO MAKE ME CRY – Kristen Kelly
19. I’M MOVIN’ ON – Terri Clark & Dean Brody
20. EVERY STORM (RUNS OUT OF RAIN) – Gary Allan
21. WE CAN’T BE FRIENDS – Joanna Smith
22. THAT GIRL – Jennifer Nettles
23. I MISS YOU – The Henningsens
24. SUMMER BACK – Andy Gibson
25. BOYS ‘ROUND HERE – Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies & Friends
26. PARKING LOT PARTY – Lee Brice
27. DON’T RUSH – Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill
28. LINDY – Kenny Chesney
29. SLEEPY LITTLE TOWN – JT Hodges
30. BETTER DIG TWO – The Band Perry
31. CAN’T SHAKE YOU – Gloriana
32. BAREFOOT AND BUCKWILD – Lauren Alaina
33. MAMA’S BROKEN HEART – Miranda Lambert
34. JUMP RIGHT IN – Zac Brown Band
35. KISS YOU THERE – Ronnie Dunn
36. WHISKEY – Jana Kramer
37. THE COUNTDOWN – Lonestar
38. ALL KINDS OF KINDS – Miranda Lambert
39. DAYS OF GOLD – Jake Owen
40. PLAYIN’ WITH FIRE – Katie Armiger

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Favorite Christian Songs of 2013

MandisaOvercomerThe following is a compilation of my favorite Christian songs I listened to in 2013…

1. OVERCOMER – Mandisa
2. I DON’T DESERVE YOU – Paul Van Dyk featuring Plumb
3. BACK UP TO THE START (GOD’S GREAT DANCE FLOOR) – Martin Smith
4. LAY ME DOWN – Chris Tomlin
5. COME TO THE RIVER – Rhett Walker Band
6. NEED YOU NOW (HOW MANY TIMES) – Plumb
7. ONE DROP – Plumb
8. MADE ALIVE – Citizens
9. HELLO, MY NAME IS – Matthew West
10. SPEAK LIFE – tobyMac
11. YOU ARE I AM – MercyMe
12. I NEED A MIRACLE – Third Day

Favorite Songs of 2013

MichaelFrantiImAliveThe following is a compilation of my favorite songs of 2013. These will include songs that were released months, perhaps even a few years prior to 2013, but nevertheless found their way to my playlist in 2013….

1 I’M ALIVE (LIFE SOUNDS LIKE) – Michael Franti & Spearhead
2 GOODBYE IN HER EYES – Zac Brown Band
3 OVERCOMER – Mandisa
4 CELEBRATE – Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks
5 SO GOOD TO ME – Chris Malinchak
6 COME ON GIRL – Brooklyn Brothers
7 SAFE AND SOUND – Capital Cities
8 FOLLOW THE SUN – Xavier Rudd
9 I DON’T DESERVE YOU – Paul Van Dyk featuring Plumb
10 GUN – Chvrches
11 COUNTING STARS – OneRepublic
12 IF SO – Atlas Genius
13 PUT THE GUN DOWN – ZZ Ward
14 KEEP RUNNING – Gemma Hayes
15 CARRIED AWAY – Passion Pit
16 BRUISES – Train featuring Ashley Monroe
17 I’M NOT THE SAME WITHOUT YOU – Donald Fagen
18 LET HER GO – Passenger
19 LIKE A ROSE – Ashley Monroe
20 SEND ME YOUR LOVE – Taryn Manning featuring Sultan + Ned Shepard
21 BACK UP TO THE START (GOD’S GREAT DANCE FLOOR) – Martin Smith
22 SUN – Belinda Carlisle
23 HEARTS LIKE OURS – The Naked And Famous
24 EVERYBODY’S BEAUTIFUL – Miasha
25 REAL – Gorgon City featuring Yasmin
26 JUST MAKE IT STOP – Low
27 DONE. – The Band Perry
28 IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY – Michael Bublé
29 GOOD MORNING BEAUTIFUL – Luke McMaster featuring Jim Brickman
30 NEXT TO ME – Emeli Sandé
31 FEATHERLIGHT – Skye
32 ALL RIGHT (MAJIK BOYS RADIO MIX) – Frankie
33 EVERYBODY’S GOT SOMEBODY BUT ME – Hunter Hayes featuring Jason Mraz
34 LAY ME DOWN – Chris Tomlin
35 RUMBLE AND SWAY – Jamie N Commons
36 FORWARD TO LOVE – Ziggy Marley
37 COME TO THE RIVER – Rhett Walker Band
38 NEED YOU NOW (HOW MANY TIMES) – Plumb
39 BROKEN OUT IN LOVE (LIVE IN FEAR) – Mark Crozer and the Rels
40 I BELIEVE (WHEN I FALL IN LOVE IT WILL BE FOREVER) – Josh Groban
41 ONE DROP – Plumb
42 YOU BRING ME JOY – Amelia Lily
43 PEOPLE LIKE US – Kelly Clarkson
44 PUMPIN BLOOD – NONONO
45 STILL ROLLIN’ – Gretchen Wilson
46 WATCHING YOU WATCH HIM – Eric Hutchinson
47 LEAVING – Pet Shop Boys
48 (MY) RAINY DAY GIRL – The Villains
49 TIGHTROPE – Walk The Moon
50 MERRY GO ‘ROUND – Kacey Musgraves

The YouTube playlist can be found here…
Top 50 favorite songs of 2013