Today we featured songs from the year 1986. It was the year the Bears won the Super Bowl, Ferris Bueller's Day Off was in theatres and we all grabbed each other's hands for Hands Across America. Here were some of the songs of 1986:
On Monday we featured eight songs with some foreign lyrics. We bet you didn't even noticed it in some of these songs.
Smooth by Santana: My munequita, my Spanish Harlem Mona Lisa Your my reason for reason
Diamonds on the Souls of Her Shoes by Paul Simon: (A-wa a-wa) o kodwa u zo-nge li-sa namhlange (A-wa a-wa) si-bona kwenze ka kanjani (A-wa a-wa) amanto mbazane ayeza She's a rich girl She don't try to hide it Diamonds on the soles of her shoes
Loser by Beck: Sprechen sie Deutsch, baby? Soy un perdedor I'm a loser baby, so why don't you kill me?
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby Stills and Nash: Be my lady Que linda! Me recuerda a Cuba La reina de la Mar Caribe Quiero slo visitarla all Y que triste que no puedo. Vaya! O Va! O Va!
Should I Stay or I Should I Go by The Clash: This indecisions bugging me Esta undecision me molesta If you don't want me, set me free Si no me quieres, librame Exactly whom I'm supposed to be Diga me que tengo ser Don't you know which clothes even fit me?
Games Without Frontiers by Peter Gabriel If looks could kill, they probably will In games without frontiers-war without tears Games without frontiers-war without tears Jeux sans frontieres
Vertigo by U2: Unos, dos, tres, catorce!
Reflektor by Arcade Fire: Entre la nuit, la nuit et l’aurore Entre le royaume, des vivants et des morts If this is heaven I don't know what it’s for If I can’t find you there I don't care.
It's a New Music Thursday on Triple M, so today we featured eight great songs you heard first on Triple M.
1979 by Smashing Pumpkins
Wild Child by Brett Dennen
Crazy by Gnarls Barkley
Ho Hey by The Lumineers
3am by Matchbox Twenty
Strong Enough by Sheryl Crow
Let Her Go by Passenger
And something brand new from The Alternate Routes called Nothing More. In fact, The Alternate Routes wrote the song for a group called Newtown Kindness in memory of Charlotte Bacon. She was one of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings.
1979 was a glorious year for so many reasons. McDonald's introduced the Happy Meal, President Jimmy Carter was attacked by a swamp rabbit (no joke) and Disco Demolation took place at Comiskey Park in Chicago causing the cancellation of a major leage baseball game between the White Sox and Detroit TIgers. There were also some bad things like that whole Iranian hostage situation.
There was plenty of great music too. Today we featured eight great songs from 1979 including:
For a New Music Thursday, we played songs you heard FIRST on Triple M.
Wake Me Up by AVICII
Crash Into Me by Dave Matthews
The Walk by Mayer Hawthorne
Strong Enough by Sheryl Crow
Safe and Sound by Capital Cities
Name by Goo Goo Dolls
Lullaby by Shawn Mullins
I Shall Sing by Van Morrison - Gabby brought in this song. It's featured on a new remastered CD of Morrison's Moondance. The song was recorded years ago by Morrison, but is just being released for the first time now. Here's a live version of the song.
Artist: Merz and Julian Satorius
Song: The Hunting Owl
Album: No Compass Will Find Home (Julian Satorius Drum & Vocal Renditions)
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Song: Every1's a Winner
Album: Por Cada Nube
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Four years ago, Bob Dylan, who is Jewish, recorded a Christmas album.
It may be surprising to some that it was actually pretty good! And it inspired him to be involved in the creation of this video, which is amazing.
If you've never seen it...