The People’s Playlist #50 - AURUM ANNIVERSARY

August 12, 2017

Songs With "Gold" In The Title


The People’s Playlist #49 - WATCH THIS

July 15, 2017

Songs About Television


The People’s Playlist #48 - YOU ARE HERE

June 17, 2017

Songs With Street Names In The Title


The People’s Playlist #47 - GO TEAM!

May 20, 2017

Songs About Sports


The People’s Playlist #46 - PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER, AGAIN!

April 22, 2017

More Songs With Hand Claps


The People’s Playlist #45 - LUNAR PHASE

March 25, 2017

Songs With "Moon" In The Title


The People’s Playlist #44 - OCCUPATIONAL MUSIC

February 25, 2017

Songs About Working


The People’s Playlist #43 - 21 & UNDER

January 28, 2017

Songs Featuring Children


R.I.P. 2016 - Part 2 (August-December)

January 1, 2017

8/6 Pete Fountain “Begin the Beguine”

8/15 Bobby Hutcherson “Montara”

8/22 Toots Thielemans “Sesame Street closing theme”

8/22 Gilli Smyth “I Am A Fool”

8/28 Juan Gabriel “No Tengo Dinero” (one of Latin America’s best selling singer-songwriters)

8/29 Gene Wilder “Pure Imagination” (from Charlie & The Chocolate Factory)

9/16 Sugarloaf (featuring singer Jerry Corbetta) “Green-Eyed Lady”

9/17 Charmain Carr “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” (from The Sound of Music)

9/24 Buckwheat Zydeco “Tee Nah Nah”

9/25 Jean Shepard “Second Fiddle To An Old Guitar”

9/27 Quartz (featuring original singer Mike “Taffy” Taylor) “Charlie Snow”

10/24 Bobby Vee “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes”

11/4 Jean-Jacques Perry “E.V.A.”

11/7 Leonard Cohen “Everybody Knows”

11/13 Leon Russell “Tightrope”

11/14 Holly Dunn “Had Me Going”

11/15 Mose Allison “Parchman Farm”

11/18 Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings “100 Days 100 Nights”

11/24 Florence Henderson “Conversations”

12/7 King Crimson (featuring vocals by Greg Lake) “In The Court of the Crimson King” 

12/11 Esma Redžepova “Romano Horo” (vocalist from Macedonia nicknamed the Queen of the Gypsies)

12/11 The Mighty Clouds of Joy (featuring lead vocalist Joe Ligon) “Mighty Clouds of Joy”

12/13 Alan Thicke “Thicke of the Night”

12/24 Status Quo (featuring Rick Parfitt on vocals & guitar) "Pictures of Matchstick Men”

12/25 George Michael “Father Figure”

12/27 Carrie Fisher “Sonnet 29 (Snippet)” (from Rufus Wainright’s album of Shakespeare sonnets, Take All My Loves)

12/28 Debbie Reynolds “Tammy” (from Tammy & The Bachelor)


R.I.P. 2016 - Part 1 (January-July)

December 31, 2016

1/8 Otis Clay “Precious Precious”

1/10 David Bowie “Changes”

1/14 Texas (featuring Alan Rickman) “Start a Family”

1/16 The American Breed (featuring lead singer & guitarist Gary Loizzo) “Bend Me Shape Me” 

1/18 Glenn Frey “The Heat Is On”

1/28 Jefferson Airplane (featuring original singer Signe Toli Anderson and guitarist & singer Paul Kantner, who both died on this day) “Chauffer Blues”

2/4 Earth Wind & Fire (featuring singer Maurice White) “Let’s Groove” 

2/6 Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks “Canned Music”

2/22 Sonny James “Young Love”

3/8 George Martin “Pepperland” (from the Yellow Submarine soundtrack)

3/11 Emerson, Lake & Palmer (featuring keyboardist Keith Emerson) “Karn Evil 9 - 1st Impression - Part 2” 

3/16 Frank Sinatra Jr “Black Night”

3/22 A Tribe Called Quest (featuring Phife Dawg on vocals) “Buggin’ Out”

3/29 Patty Duke “Don’t Just Stand There”

4/2 Gato Barbieri “Fiesta!”

4/6 Merle Haggard “Okie From Muskogee”

4/21 Lonnie Mack “Wham!”

4/21 Prince “1999”

4/24 Billy Paul “Me & Mrs Jones”

5/17 Guy Clark “Desperados Waiting For a Train”


6/3 Muhammad Ali “The Theme From Ali and His Gang vs Mr Tooth Decay”

6/19 Rudderless band (featuring Anton Yelchin singing) “Over Your Shoulder” (from the Rudderless soundtrack)

6/21 The Memphis Horns (featuring Wayne Jackson on trumpet) “Soul Bowl”

6/27 Mack Rice “Mustang Sally”

6/28 Scotty Moore Trio “Have Guitar Will Travel”


7/16 Suicide (featuring singer Alan Vega) “Ghost Rider” 

7/24 Marni Nixon “Getting To Know You” (from The King & I, one of many films she dubbed vocals for)

7/30 Gloria DeHaven “Who’s Sorry Now” (from the film Three Little Words)