Monthly Archives: April 2014

April 30th – Herman’s Hermits – “I’m into something good”

In 1965, #Manchester group #HermansHermits began their first US tour.  Join them as they sing their No. 1 hit from the previous year. I’m into something good Woke up this mornin’ feelin’ fine There’s somethin’ special on my mind Last

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April 29th – Duke Ellington – “It don’t mean a thing”

In 1899, #DukeEllington was born.  Celebrate hi s #birthday by singing “It don’t mean a thing (if it ain’t got that swing)” It don’t mean a thing (if it ain’t got that swing) It don’t mean a thing, if it

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April 28th – Mutiny on the Bounty – “I am sailing”

In 1789,  the #MutinyOnTheBounty took place.  We remember that day with #RodStewart’s 1972 classic, “I am sailing”  #singing #feelgood I am Sailing I am sailing, I am sailing, Home again cross the sea. I am sailing, stormy waters, To be

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April 27th – Sandy Shaw – “Puppet on a String”

In 1967, #SandieShaw was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Puppet On A String’, her third UK No.1 and the #Eurovision Song Contest winner that year. Puppet on a String I wonder if one day that, you’ll say

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April 26th – Dusty Springfield – “You don’t have to say you love me”

In 1966, #DustySpringfield achieved her only No.1 in the UK charts, “You don’t have to say you love me”. #feelgood You don’t have to say you love me When I said I needed you You said you would always stay

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April 25th – Today I’m Singing is one year old!

In 2013 #TodayImSinging started!  I tried to have a different song, associated with an anniversary specific to the date, each day of the year.  I didn’t quite manage it (there are some duplicates), but I’m going to carry on for

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April 24th – Jane Fonda first workout video released – “Eye of the tiger – Survivor”

In 1982, #JaneFonda released her first #workout video.  Can you “survive” a workout?  #Singing #Feelgood Eye of the tiger Rising up, back on the street Did my time, took my chances Went the distance, now I’m back on my feet

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April 23rd – St. Georges Day – “Puff the Magic Dragon”

It is #StGeorge s day and #Shakespeare s birthday.  Here is a #dragon song.  #Singing #Feelgood Puff the Magic Dragon Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee,

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April 22nd – Earth Day 2014 – “Earth Song”;”Rocky Mountain High”;”Don’t go near the water”

Today is #EarthDay2014 Here is a medley of three songs that tell that story  #MichaelJackson #JohnnyCash #JohnDenver #Singing #Feelgood Earth Song What about sunrise What about rain What about all the things That you said we were to gain… What

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April 22nd – Blues Brothers on Saturday Night Live – “Everybody needs somebody to love “

In 1978, the #BluesBrothers appeared on #SaturdayNightLive in the US for the first time  #Singing #Feelgood Everybody needs somebody to love Everybody needs somebody Everybody needs somebody to love (someone to love) Sweetheart to miss (sweetheart to miss) Sugar to

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