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Song of the Day: Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie by William Elliot Whitmore

“Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie” is a cowboy folk song. Also known as “The Cowboy’s Lament”, “The Dying Cowboy” and “Bury Me Out on the Lone Prairie”, the song is described as the most famous cowboy ballad. Lyrics: … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver

“Take Me Home, Country Roads” is a song written by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert, and John Denver from a a letter/poem their friend (John Albert Fitzgerald) living in West Virginia wrote them. It was initially recorded by John Denver. It … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Sixteen Tons by Merle Travis (covered by The Platters )

“Sixteen Tons” is a song about the life of a coal miner, first recorded in 1946 by American country singer Merle Travis and released on his box set album Folk Songs of the Hills the following year. Lyrics: Some people … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Ruby Tuesday by The Rolling Stones (Melanie Safka cover)

“Ruby Tuesday” is a song recorded by The Rolling Stones in 1966, released in January 1967. Melanie Safka released a version of the song on her album Candles in the Rain; her version was a UK Top Ten hit that year. … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Me Rock-a-Hula by Bill Haley & The Comets

Me Rock-a-Hula is a song based upon the “Hawaiian War Chant” melody, it was recorded in 1957 by Bill Haley & His Comets. Lyrics:  Cooming Soon …… Me Rock-a-Hula is from Rockin’ Around the World, the sixth album of rock and roll music by Bill … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Red Roses For A Blue Lady by Andy Williams

“Red Roses for a Blue Lady” is a 1948 popular song by Sid Tepper and Roy C. Bennett(alias Roy Brodsky). Lyrics: Red roses for a blue lady Mister florist take my order please We had a silly quarrel the other day I hope these pretty flowers … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Kozmic Blues by Janis Joplin

Kozmic Blues is a song from Janis Joplin’s I Got Dem Ol’ Kozmic Blues Again Mama! album, her first after departing the Big Brother and the Holding Company. It was a part of Joplin’s set at Woodstock Festival in 1969. Although the concert as a whole is … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Put Your Lights On by Carlos Santana Feat. Everlast

“Put Your Lights On” is a single performed by Santana and Everlast on Santana’s album, Supernatural (1999). It barely charted on the US pop chart, reaching #18 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, but did considerably better on rock radio, peaking at #8 on the Mainstream Rock Trackschart. … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Tank by The Seatbelts (written by Yoko Kanno )

Stop everything you’re doing and listen this. Oh yes, they are awesome! “Tank!” is the opening song for the popular anime series Cowboy Bebop. The song, written by Yoko Kanno and performed by Seatbelts, has an extensive alto saxophone solo played by Masato Honda, as well as a … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Lightning Bolt by Jake Bugg

“Lightning Bolt” is a song by English singer-songwriter Jake Bugg. It was released on 27 April 2012 in the United Kingdom via digital download as the third single from his self-titled debut studio album Jake Bugg (2012). The song has been used on various advertisements. Lyrics: Morning, it’s … Continue reading

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