Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell are today’s Johnny and June. I love them so much… but I love them even more since Shires released this single on International safe Abortion Day to support Alabama’s Yellowhammer Fund, an abortion fund and reproductive justice organization.Continue reading
Happy Sunday: Just Fine
Brandi Carlile wowed people on The Grammy’s. Unfortunately, I missed that performance–at least the live broadcast–but her newest album has been in heavy rotation at my house for months. Then, recently, I saw that this song made President Obama’s playlist last year. I thought that was a good reason to share.
Happy Sunday: The New Year’s Eve Edition
Auld Lang Syne!
Happy Sunday: Tell Me Now
There’s something much less creepy about this song when these women are the ones singing it.
Happy Sunday: Weird Kid
Bon Iver is usually just a little too chill for me. But Bonnie Raitt’s Nick of Time was probably my favorite album when I was in, like, second grade. (I was a weird kid.) I even did my Gym Show routine to “Have a Heart.” So, this one caught my attention.
Happy Sunday: Queen of Corona
There’s something about Lorde’s voice that makes you want to listen to her sing just about anything…but it helps when it’s a Simon & Garfunkel classic. (Also she’s such a happy, goofy nerd that she’s mesmerizing to watch.)
Happy Sunday: He’s Right
What do you think the best song ever written is? If you said “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell, join the club.
Happy Sunday: The Man in the Gaberdine Suit
I’ve probably already posted this song, but I couldn’t just let a crying Emmylou Harris go…
But here’s a bonus just because.
Happy Sunday: One More Door
There’s no one like Whitney when she was on her game. Soundtracks will never be the same without her.
Happy Sunday: I Took a Shine to You
I’m a t a point where I feel like, if you don’t like Alabama Shakes, you may not have a soul.
Happy Sunday: Something like a Pipe Bomb
So far, Jason Isbell can do no wrong…
Happy Sunday: An Old Monte Carlo
Rihanna is so much cooler than The Eagles.
Happy Sunday: A One Woman Riot
Happy Thanksgiving: No Hard Feelings
I’ve been listening to this song a lot lately, and have yet to get through it without shedding a tear or two. I’m a sucker for a simple song of gratitude. I hope it brings some joy to your day–which may be spent arguing about politics with your family.
And maybe, when you’re done, give some thought to the folks at Standing Rock. Set aside, for a moment, the problem with the pipeline and what it would mean for the environment on a global scale, not just for the people at Standing Rock. It is a national disgrace that indigenous people-or any people–are still being treated this way by the government. If you can’t get away from work to help support them in person, please consider donating.
Happy Sunday: Seasonally Inappropriate
I couldn’t wait until New Year’s Even to post this.