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August 1st – “Summer Songs” start here

Since so many of us, me included, will be on holiday during August, I’m giving up the daily theme for the month and following a summer theme instead.  Catch a summer-y song for the next 31 mornings and enjoy the

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July 31st – Ranger 7 photographs the moon – “Moon River”

In 1964, the Ranger 7 spacecraft photographed the #moon.  It wasn’t made of cheese and the rivers didn’t have any water in them #singing;#feelgood Moon River Moon River, wider than a mile, I’m crossing you in style some day. Oh,

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July 30th – England win the World Cup! – “We are the champions”

In 1966#England beat #Germany in the #WorldCup.  There can only be one song for this occasion! #singing;#feelgood We are the champions I’ve paid my dues Time after time. I’ve done my sentence But committed no crime. And bad mistakes ‒

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July 29th – Charles and Di marry – “You’re the one that I want”

In 1981 #PrinceCharles and Lady Diana Spencer got married.  And, coincidentally in 1978 “Your the one that I want” from #Grease went to No.1 #singing;#feelgood You’re the one that I want I got chills They’re multiplying And I’m losing control

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May 7th – The Eagles – Hotel California

In 1977,  The #Eagles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with #HotelCalifornia , the group’s fourth US No.1 and  a No.8 hit in the UK.  It is a bit long – but worth listening to!  #singing #feelgood On

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August 12th – Ella Fitzgerald – “Summertime”

Here is #EllaFitgerald (again) with the #Gershwin classic #Summertime #singing;#feelgood Summertime Summertime and the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high Oh your Daddy’s rich and your ma is good lookin’ So hush little baby, and

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August 10th – Bill Withers – “Lovely Day”

This is me, wishing you a #LovelyDay #singing;#feelgood Lovely Day When I wake up in the morning, love And the sunlight hurts my eyes And something without warning, love Bears heavy on my mindThen I look at you And the

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