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Somber Yet Hopeful Reflective Moods for 2020 .. 18 videos

2020 has been a tough year for so many. This particular playlist salutes those who have passed away this year,
be they famous or not-so-famous, be it because of COVID-19 or other reasons. Artists featured include James
Taylor, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robinella, Neil Young, Sarah McLachlan, Vera Lynn, Chi Coltrane,
Kodaline, Badly Drawn Boy, Roseanne Cash and more.

Christmas Songs ... 10 videos

Get in the holiday spirit. Five of the selections are from John Boswell's "Festival of the Heart" CD.

Hark! Let The Ladies Sing .. 62 videos (monster, ain't it ??)

Among the performers ....

The Mamas and the Papas (Cass Elliot, Michelle Phillips), The Seekers (Judith Durham), Stevie Nicks,
ABBA (Agnetha Faltskog, Frida Lyngstad), Carole King, Cher, Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton,
Jennifer Warnes, Emmylou Harris, Janis Ian, Madeleine Peyroux, Tina Turner, Chi Coltrane, Tanya Tucker,
Laura Nyro, Joni Mitchell, Jeannie C. Riley, Joan Baez, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack,
The Carpenters (Karen), Bobbie Gentry, Helen Reddy and more.

The Beatles "Revolver" (1966) .. 17 videos

Landmark game-changing album that includes "Eleanor Rigby", "Yellow Submarine", "Here, There
and Everywhere", "Taxman" (Anthology-2 Version), "I'm Only Sleeping" and "Tomorrow Never Knows".

Bonus tunes include "Paperback Writer", the strings-only version of "Eleanor Rigby" and the
Anthology-2 version of "It's Only a Northern Song".

Steely Dan "Can't Buy A Thrill" (1972) ... 10 videos

The Dan's triumphant debut album features the hits "Do It Again" and "Reelin' In the Years", as well as "Brooklyn Owes
The Charmer Under Me", Dirty Work", "Only a Fool Would Say That" and "Turn That Heartbeat Over Again".

Steely Dan "Aja" (1977) ... 7 Videos

One of The Dan's best-praised albums, "Aja" features the hits "Deacon Blues", "Peg" and "Josie".
Have a big "Black Cow" on us -- and get outta here!

Paul Simon "There Goes Rhymin' Simon" (1973) ... 10 videos

Paul Simon delivers a wonderful mix of musical styles in this, his 2nd solo effort of the 1970's. Most of the
songs were recorded at the legendary Muscle Shoals (Alabama) Sound Studios. "Kodachrome" and "Loves Me
Like A Rock" are the album's best-known tunes. Also noteworthy are "American Tune", "Tenderness",
"Was A Sunny Day", "St. Judy's Comet" and "One Man's Ceiling is Another Man's Floor". Guest performers
include -- the sister act of Maggie and Terre Roche; The Dixie Hummingbirds and The Onward Brass Band.

Electric Light Orchestra - Mix of Hits ... 13 videos

Sit back and relax with a classic mix of good ol' E.L.O. favorites, including "Roll Over Beethoven",
"Strange Magic", "Evil Woman", "Fire on High", "Do Ya", "Hold On Tight" and more.

Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen "Lost in the Ozone" (1971) ..... 12 videos

Early 1970's country-rock gem features the hit "Hot Rod Lincoln".

Janis Joplin "Pearl" (1971) ... 10 videos

This album, the last of her brief career, includes a wonderful rendition of Kris Kristofferson's "Me and My
Bobby McGee", which was a #1 hit. Other notable tunes include "Move Over" and "Mercedes Benz". Janis,
known as Pearl, passed away before she could lay down vocals for "Buried Alive in the Blues".

Eric Clapton (1970) ... 11 videos

After working with The Yardbirds, John Mayall's BluesBreakers, Cream and Blind Faith, and just before putting
together Derek and The Dominoes, Eric "Slowhand" Clapton released his first solo album. The line-up of backing
musicians included Leon Russell, Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett, Rita Coolidge, Stephen Stills, former Crickets
Jerry Allison and Sunny Curtis, and future Dominoes Bobby Whitlock, Carl Radle and Jim Gordon.

The album produced the well-known hit "After Midnight", as well as "Let It Rain", "Blues Power", "Slunky"
"Bottle of Red Wine", "Easy Now" and "Lonesome and a Long Way From Home".

The Best Of Enya ... 10 videos

A little sampling of Enya's best-known songs in the period from 1988 to 2003, ncluding "Orinoco Flow
(Sail Away)", "Anywhere Is", "Exile", "Wild Child" and "Only Time".

Country Flavored Classics on Supertape C-90 (1979) ... 18 videos

This playlist is based on a mix of tunes recorded onto an audio cassette in 1979. Featured artists include
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Waylon Jennings, Don Williams and The Marshall Tucker Band.

March Madness -- Peggy March, That Is ... 12 Videos

In April of 1963, then 15-year-old "Little" Peggy March achieved a distinction that she still holds onto as of
December 2020: youngest-ever female artist with a Number One hit ("I Will Follow Him", first video on this
playlist) on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart.

When more success did not follow in the wake of "Follow Him", Peggy tried her luck with a string of
German-language songs, such as "Memories of Heidelberg", "Mit 17 hat man noch Träume", "In Der Carnaby St.",
"Hey, das ist Musik für mich" and "Es ist schwer dich zu vergessen", among others. They were immediate hits
in Germany and other countries. To this day, she retains a very loyal following in Germany. Her enormous
talents are not known to the world at large, so please give these videos the special attention they deserve.

Grateful Dead "American Beauty" (1970) ... 10 videos

Jerry Garcia and company reached a high point with the release of this album. Nearly all of the songs
herein became hits and in-concert standards. Tunes include "Truckin'", "Ripple", "Sugar Magnolia",
"Friend of The Devil", "Attics of My Life" and "Brokedown Palace".

Classic Instrumental Sampler ... 31 videos

Sampler includes selections from -- classical artists such as Mozart and Beethoven; mid 20th century
musicians such as Brubeck, Guaraldi, Mancini and Kaempfert; some of disco's better classics from David
Shire and Walter Murphy; a few from the movies; and more.

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