September 30: You will see how good it is next year… “Bashanah Haba’ah” a 1970 Israeli song with music by Nurit Hirsch and lyrics by Ehud Manor. Here’s a video of Ilanit singing it in the early 1970’s. LYRICS CHORDS SPOTIFY
September 29: Plant a little happiness… “Crowded Table” by The Highwomen. LYRICS & CHORDS SPOTIFY Happy Birthday to Michelle DeCarlo and Cameryn Robinson, two wonderful GFS teachers, and Happy New Year to all who celebrate. Yom Tov!
September 28: Ain’t nothing like the sky to dose a potion… “Moonlight Feels Right” by Bruce Blackman and Starbuck. Thanks to Dr. Kim Dean for the suggestion (I especially love the marimba part!); have fun at your reunion! xo LYRICS & SONGFACTS SPOTIFY
September 27: If I could I would give you my world… “Go Your Own Way” written by Lindsey Buckingham and performed by Fleetwood Mac. I was inspired to include this as today’s SOTD because I heard a beautiful cover (and the original) in the trailer for the movie Abominable, which opens today; it inspired me to play my violin and sing. Now if I could only learn to do both at the same time. #goals.) LYRICS & SONGFACTS SPOTIFY
September 26: We are here to discover the heart that beats within each other… “Rhythm Inside” written by Belgian singer Loïc Nottet & Beverly Jo Scott and performed by Loïc Nottet. Check out his performance at the Eurovision 2015 Grand Final. LYRICS SPOTIFY
September 25: My love for her goes on… “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” written by Sting and performed by The Police. Click here for a beautiful version by Violet Willows. Happy birthday to my fabulous friend, Mary Gardner and congratulations on her engagement to the beautiful Brianne Chasanoff. Check out Mary & Brianne’s band Violet Willows. LYRICS & SONGFACTS SPOTIFY
September 22: Let the music play on… “All Night Long” by Lionel Richie. Happy Birthday (and thanks for the great song suggestion) to my wonderful friend Betsy Tucker (I forgot how much I love this song)! LYRICS & SONGFACTS SPOTIFY (P.S. Congratulations and thank you to Peter Propp, Lori Hashizume, Sharyn Taymor, Steve Forlano et al for another fabulous CT Ukulele Festival. )