Top 10 songs – week ending 28 February 2014

My personal Top 10 for this past week.

Tye Tribbett debuts at #1 with “He Turned It,” “Say Something” by A Great Big World drops to #2. Also debuting this week is Casting Crowns’ “All You’ve Ever Wanted.”

1. HE TURNED IT – Tye Tribbett
2. SAY SOMETHING – A Great Big World
3. LIFE IS BETTER WITH YOU – Michael Franti & Spearhead
4. CAROLINA – Parmalee
5. SHOT AT THE NIGHT – The Killers
6. WILD – Royal Teeth
7. SOUTHERN SUN – Boy & Bear
8. STRIPES – Brandy Clark
9. COOL KIDS – Echosmith
10. ALL YOU’VE EVER WANTED – Casting Crowns

Music Theme: Brown

Song titles featuring the color brown, in no particular order…

Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison

Brown Paper Bag – Roni Size / Reprazent

Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver – Primus

Golden Brown – The Stanglers

Brown Skin – India.Arie

Brown Sugar – Rolling Stones

Breakin’ My Heart (Pretty Brown Eyes) – Mint Condition

Brown Eyes – Fleetwood Mac

Top 10 songs classic – week ending 25 February 1994

My personal Top 10 chart from 20 years ago today.

SweetRelief

1. Opelousas (Sweet Relief) – Maria McKee

2. Mr. Jones – Counting Crows

3. The Drug Against War – KMFDM

4. Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm – Crash Test Dummies

5. Barney And Me – The Boo Radleys

6. Kite – Nick Heyward

7. Infested – Course of Empire

8. Birthday – The Julie Dolphin

9.  Fade Into You – Mazzy Star

10. Alice In Vain – Sleeper

Music Theme: Gold

Song titles featuring the color gold, In no particular order…

Gold – John Stewart & Stevie Nicks

Gold – Spandau Ballet

Goldfinger – Ash

Good As Gold (Stupid As Mud) – The Beautiful South

The Golden Path – The Chemical Brothers & The Flaming Lips

All That Glitters Isn’t Gold – The Cover Girls

The Future of the Future (Stay Gold) – Deep Dish featuring Everything But The Girl

Gold Dust Woman – Fleetwood Mac

Days of Gold – Jake Owen

What’s Golden – Jurassic 5

Golden Train – Justin Nozuka

Gold Guns Girls – Metric

Golden Blunders – The Posies

Golden Touch – Razorlight

New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) – Simple Minds

Fields of Gold – Sting

Gold Lion – Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Ornaments of Gold – Siouxsie & The Banshees

Goldmine – Pointer Sisters

Gold Dust Woman – Hole

Band of Gold – Freda Payne

Heart of Gold – Neil Young

Sister Golden Hair – America

Golden Years – David Bowie

Golden Slumbers – The Beatles

Brian Williams Raps “Rapper’s Delight”

Top 10 songs – week ending 21 February 2014

My personal Top 10 for this past week.

“Say Something” by A Great Big World tops my chart for a second week. Debut from Echosmith with “Cool Kids.”

1. SAY SOMETHING – A Great Big World

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

3. CAROLINA – Parmalee

4. SHOT AT THE NIGHT – The Killers

5. LOVE IS WAR – American Young

6. STRIPES – Brandy Clark

7. WILD – Royal Teeth

8. SOUTHERN SUN – Boy & Bear

9. ALL OF ME – John Legend

10. COOL KIDS – Echosmith

Music Theme: Yellow

Song titles featuring the color yellow, In no particular order…

Yellow – Coldplay

Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell

Bright As Yellow – The Innocence Mission

Yellow Sky – Book of Love

The Yellow Rose of Texas – Mitch Miller

Yellow Ledbetter – Pearl Jam

Yellowbrite Smile – Yoav

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John

Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round the Ole Oak Tree – Tony Orlando & Dawn

Yellow Submarine – The Beatles

Mellow Yellow – Donovan *

* added after initial post

Top 10 songs – week ending 14 February 2014

My personal Top 10 for this past week.

My new #1 for this week is “Say Something” by A Great Big World. Michael Franti’s “Life Is Better With You” falls to #2 after a three week run at #1. Debuts from Brandy Clark (“Stripes”), Royal Teeth (“Wild”), and Boy & Bear (“Southern Sun”).

1. SAY SOMETHING – A Great Big World

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

3. SWEET ANNIE – Zac Brown Band

4. CAROLINA – Parmalee

5. SHOT AT THE NIGHT – The Killers

6. LOVE IS WAR – American Young

7. ALL OF ME – John Legend

8. STRIPES – Brandy Clark

9. WILD – Royal Teeth

10. SOUTHERN SUN – Boy & Bear

February 13 birthdays: 3 Peters… Tork, Gabriel, and Hook

Peter Tork (born 13 February 1942)

(“For Pete’s Sake” co-written by Peter Tork)

 

Peter Gabriel (born 13 February 1950)

 

Peter Hook (born 13 February 1956)

bassist for Joy Division and New Order, amongst other projects

Revenge (formed circa 1989 during a New Order hiatus)

The Beatles on Ed Sullivan – 50 years later

9 February 1964, the first appearance of The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show

 

 

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