“Love Will Keep Us Alive”

It’s summertime, and the livin’ ain’t always easy. Take a break from the insanities of war, politics, Covid, and climate change. Listen to some tunes. Music heals.

With thank to my playlist contributors: Bumble Bee; (@Bumble6671); Nicolas Eckerson; Dewi Hargreaves (@Dewiwrites); William Heyen; Taren Hillger; Julie Holmes, Mr. Kurt, and Numero Uno.

And please feel free to send me suggestions for the next playlist!  I’d love to hear from you.

Jessica Darrow – “Surface Pressure” (from Encanto)

The HU – “Sad but True”

Sue Foley “(Me & My) Chauffeur Blues”

Weird Al Yankovic – “Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies”

Robson & Jerome – “I Believe”

Jim Stafford – “Wildwood Weed”

Sesame Street – “U Really Got a Hold on Me”

Babyface – “Sorry for the Stupid Things”

The Eagles – “Love Will Keep Us Alive”

Billy Strings & Don Julin – “Freeborn Man”

David Bromberg – “Suffer to Sing the Blues”

James Taylor – “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”

Tom Rush – “Urge for Going”

Carly Simon – “Nobody Does It Better”

Screaming Jay Hawkins – “I Put a Spell on You”

Sia – “Helium”

Pete Townshend – “Let My Love Open the Door”

“Mozart’s Turkish March in Bamboo”

Willie Nelson – “On the Road Again”

Dan Fogelberg – “Part of the Plan”

Bobby Darin – “Dream Lover”

Simon & Garfunkel & Guest Eddie Van Halen – “The Sound of Silence,” Live 1993

Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”

Chuck Berry – “You Never Can Tell”

Bruce Springsteen – “You Never Can Tell”

Chris Isaak – “Wicked Game”

John Mayer – “Covered in Rain”

John Mayer – “In the Blood”

John Mayer – “If I Ever Get Around to Living”

John Mayer – “3”x5”

Rick James – “Make Love to Me”

Big Star – “Thirteen”

Billy Idol – “Flesh for Fantasy”

Allison Ponthier – “Hollywood Forever Cemetery”

4 thoughts on ““Love Will Keep Us Alive”

  1. Fabulous list Karla wonderful” listening 👌🙏Simon suggests Ventura Highway (America) and I’d go for Elbow one day like this or George Ezra Shotgun as he’s my Daniel’s mate! Hugs and love Helen

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    1. Thank you, dear Helen. It’s always a mishmash how these come together from friends. A surprise to me when I build the post. I’ll make a note to add Ventura Highway. Great tune, great band. I got to see them in concert back in the day. They had a string of great tunes, then poof, gone. Will add Elbow too–new to me!!!!! Will catch up later. I saw your email. A bit crazed trying to get ready! Karla

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  2. Great song suggestions- thanks. Brings back years of memories (mostly positive). One other suggestion would be to take an ocean 🚢 cruise……..See you soon. As an aside we’re seeing Gordon Lightfoot at UPAC in Kingston when we get back from The Queen…….. again, thanks and see you in The Golden Lion…… 👍🙏

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  3. Oh my! Thank you! Glad you enjoyed. What fun to see Gordon L. I’d love to to. I’ll have to build a playlist while I’m on the Queen!!! Whatever I hear, whenever! Great idea. See you soon!!! IF I can get through all the hurdles. Cunard isn’t making it easy.

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