Top 10 songs – week ending 28 March 2014

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 28 March 2014.

My new #1 for this week is “Dirty Paws” by Of Monsters and Men. Debut from MercyMe (“Shake”).

Dirty Paws

Dirty Paws

1. Dirty Paws – Of Monsters and Men

2. Little Black Submarines – The Black Keys

3. Head On (Hold On To Your Heart) – Man Man

4. Dear No One – Tori Kelly

5. Thinking About You – Calvin Harris featuring Ayah Marar

6. Happy – Pharrell Williams

7. He Turned It – Tye Tribbett

8. The Walker – Fitz and the Tantrums

9. Come Together – Echosmith

10. Shake – MercyMe

 

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March 27 birthdays – Sarah, Jann, Mary, Mariah, Fergie, Jessie, Kimbra

Sarah Vaughan (b. 1924)

“If You Could See Me Now”

 

Jann Arden (b. Jann Arden Anne Richards, 1962)

“Insensitive”

 

Mary Kiani (b. 1969), singer for The Time Frequency

“The Ultimate High” with The Time Frequency

 

Mariah Carey (b. 1970 or 1969)

“Vision of Love”

 

Fergie (b. Stacy Ann Ferguson, 1975)

“Big Girls Don’t Cry” 

 

Jessie J (b. Jessica Ellen Cornish, 1988)

“Who You Are”

 

Kimbra (b. Kimbra Lee Johnson, 1990)

“Somebody That I Used To Know”, duet with Gotye

Top 10 songs classic – week ending 26 March 1993

My personal Top 10 chart from 21 years ago today…

Candy Everybody Wants

Candy Everybody Wants

1. Candy Everybody Wants – 10,000 Maniacs

2. Beautiful Girl – INXS

3. Love Is – Vanessa Williams & Brian McKnight

4. Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite – R.E.M.

5. It’s Gonna Be A Lovely Day – The S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M.

6. Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ The Boat – Don Henley

7. Hard To Get – Starclub

8. The Ghost at Number One – Jellyfish

9. Feed The Tree – Belly

10. Mr. Wendal – Arrested Development

Music Theme: Multiple Colors

Concluding our look through the color spectrum is a list featuring song titles with more than one color. As usual, a video playlist follows.

Black Or White – Michael Jackson

Black Stations / White Stations – M+M (Martha and the Muffins)

Black and White Town – Doves

Black and White – Three Dog Night

Blue On Black – Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Black and Gold – Sam Sparrow

Black Gold – Soul Asylum

Red White and Blue – Lynyrd Skynyrd

Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American) – Toby Keith

Grey Cell Green – Ned’s Atomic Dustbin

Silver, Blue and Gold – Bad Company

Silver and Gold – Burle Ives

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue – Crystal Gayle

 

Top 10 songs classic – week ending 24 March 1995

My personal Top 10 chart from 19 years ago today…

Brownstone

Brownstone


1. If You Love Me – Brownstone

2. Cotton Eye Joe – Rednex

3. If You Think You’re Lonely Now – K-Ci Hailey

4. The Key, The Secret – Urban Cookie Collective

5. Runaway – Real McCoy

6. You Gotta Be – Des’ree

7. Before I Let You Go – Blackstreet

8. Live Forever – Oasis

9. Wonderful – Adam Ant

10. Disconnected – Face To Face

Music Themes: Orange, Pink, Purple, Violet, etc.

After doing playlists featuring the colors yellow, gold, brown, black, silver/gray, white, green, blue, and red, we now reach the colors that haven’t achieved too many song titles.

Song titles featuring the colors orange, pink, purple, violet, and a few extras from deep into the color spectrum.

Video playlists follow.

Orange Crush – R.E.M.
Orange Colored Sky – Nat King Cole

Pink Houses – John Mellencamp
Pink Cadillac – Jerry Lee Lewis / Bruce Springsteen
Pretty In Pink – The Psychedelic Furs
Pretty Pink Rose – Adrian Belew and David Bowie
Pink – Aerosmtih
The Pink Panther Theme Song – Henry Mancini
Pink Cashmere – Prince (not included in video playlist)

Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
Deep Purple – Donny & Marie Osmond
Purple People Eater – Sheb Wooley
Purple Toupee – They Might Be Giants
Purple Rain – Prince (not included in video playlist)

Violet – Seal
Violet Hill – Coldplay
Bruise Violet – Babes in Toyland
Violet – Hole

Cerulean – The Ocean Blue
Amber – 311
Indigo Eyes – Peter Murphy
Tangerine Speedo – Caviar

Top 10 songs – week ending 21 March 2014

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 21 March 2014.

My #1 for a second week is “Little Black Submarines” by The Black Keys.

Debuts from Tori Kelly (“Dear No One”), Of Monsters and Men (“Dirty Paws”), Calvin Harris featuring Ayah Marar (“Thinking About You”), and Pharrell Williams (“Happy”).

 

1. Little Black Submarines – The Black Keys

2. He Turned It – Tye Tribbett

3. The Walker – Fitz and the Tantrums

4. Head On (Hold On To Your Heart) – Man Man

5. Dear No One – Tori Kelly

6. Dirty Paws – Of Monsters and Men

7. Come Together – Echosmith

8. Thinking About You – Calvin Harris featuring Ayah Marar

9. Happy – Pharrell Williams

10. Southern Sun – Boy & Bear

Spring Is Here

March 20 is the Spring Equinox for this year. Time for an apropos concerto from Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” to welcome it.

Music Theme: Red

Song titles featuring the color red, in no particular order, with a video playlist that follows.

99 Red Balloons – Nena

(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes – Elvis Costello

Red High Heels – Kellie Pickler

The Red Shoes – Kate Bush

Red Umbrella – Kostars

Red Umbrella – Astrud Gilberto

Red Rain – Peter Gabriel

Red Skies – The Fixx

Blood Red Summer – Coheed and Cambria

The Red – Chevelle

Red Alert – Basement Jaxx

Red Red Wine – UB40

Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress) – Helen Reddy

Like Red On A Rose – Alan Jackson

Red Light Special – TLC

Red – Taylor Swift

Redneck Woman – Gretchen Wilson

Red – Treble Charger

Seein’ Red – Unwritten Law

The Lady In Red – Chris DeBurgh

Redhills Road – Candy Flip

Red Blooded Woman – Kylie Minogue

Redneck Yacht Club – Craig Morgan

I Saw Red – Warrant

Little Red Balloon – Kristina Cornell

Roses Are Red – Bobby Vijnton

Rudoph The Red-Nosed Raindeer – Gene Autry

Little Red Corvette – Prince (note: not on video playlist)

 

Top 10 songs classic – week ending 18 March 2011

Zac Brown Band & Alan Jackson

Zac Brown Band & Alan Jackson

My personal Top 10 chart from a mere three years ago today.

1. As She’s Walking Away – Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson

2. Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons

3. The Sound of Sunshine – Michael Franti & Spearhead

4. Uprising – Muse

5. White – Lights

6. Dancing in the Minefields – Andrew Peterson

7. Closer – Lara Landon

8. Hang With Me – Robyn

9. Leaving Home – Katie Armiger

10. Mama’s Song – Carrie Underwood

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