Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Songs About Church…But Not Really

Here's a collection of songs that at first glance appear to be about church, but for the most part really aren't. Where do I get all these strange ideas from? I don't know. It's probably best not to ask. Enjoy?  ~  JH



1)  Hozier  ~  "Take Me To Church"




2)  T-Pain ft. Teddy Verseti  ~  "Church"




3)  Little Big Town  ~  "Little White Church"




4)  The Dear Hunter  ~  "The Church And The Dime"




5)  Stanley Holloway  ~  "Get Me To The Church On Time"




6)  Culture Club  ~  "Church Of The Poison Mind"




7)  Sinead O'Connor  ~  "Take Me To Church"




8)  Roxette  ~  "Church Of Your Heart"




9)  Matt Nathanson  ~  "Church Clothes"




10)  Portugal. The Man  ~  "Church Mouth"




11)  Lyle Lovett and His Large Band  ~  "Church"




12)  Green Day  ~  "Church On Sunday"




13)  Porter Wagoner  ~  "Mother Church"




14)  The Jimi Hendrix Experience  ~  "Electric Church Red House"




15)  Alan Jackson & Patty Loveless  ~  "Monday Morning Church"




16)  Frank Zappa and Ensemble Modern  ~  "Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen's Church)"




17)  The Miracles Club  ~  "Church Song"




18)  The Streets  ~  "Never Went To Church"




19)  The Willows  ~  "Church Bells May Ring"




20)  Ben Harper and The Blind Boys Of Alabama  ~  "Church House Steps"


Thursday, December 25, 2014

"27" Songs


Today is Christmas. Today also marks the beginning of Week 27 of my wife's pregnancy with our daughter, whose arrival seems much nearer than it once did. In honor of that, here's a collection of songs with the number "27" either in their titles or somewhere in their lyrics. Enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Faith Hill  ~  "The Lucky One"




2)  Passenger  ~  "Twenty-Seven"




3)  Rihanna ft. Jeezy  ~  "Hard"




4)  Matt Redman & LZ7  ~  "Twenty-Seven Million"




5)  Doris Day  ~  "The Deadwood Stage"




6)  Ryan Adams  ~  "Let It Ride"




7)  GLEE Cast  ~  "Getting Married Today"




8)  Daughtry  ~  "Long Live Rock & Roll"




9)  Katy Perry  ~  "By The Grace Of God"




10)  Tenth Avenue North ft. Derek Minor & KB  ~  "For Those Who Can't Speak"




11)  The Cardigans  ~  "Communication"




12)  Sawyer Brown  ~  "Travelin' Band"




13)  Emmylou Harris  ~  "Red Dirt Girl"




14)  Status Quo  ~  "Spinning Wheel Blues"




15)  Erasure  ~  "Breathe"




16)  Bob Dorough  ~  "Three Is A Magic Number"




17)  Charlotte Gainsbourg  ~  "AF607105"




18)  Blue Oyster Cult  ~  "The Vigil"




19)  KB ft. Jasmine Le'Shea  ~  "Heart Song"




20)  Green Day  ~  "Amy"




21)   The Shins  ~  "Port Of Morrow"




22)  Johnny Cash  ~  "The Ballad Of Ira Hayes"




23)  Huey Lewis & The News  ~  "I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock 'N' Roll)"




24)  Leonard Cohen  ~  "Tower Of Song"




25)  The Pogues & The Dubliners  ~  "The Irish Rover"




26)  Steve Earle & The Dukes  ~  "Billy Austin"




27)  Jefferson Airplane  ~  "Lather"


Friday, December 19, 2014

Songs About Chocolate


Because, why not? I mean, it's CHOCOLATE! Enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Snow Patrol  ~  "Chocolate"




2)  The 1975  ~  "Chocolate"




3)  Kylie Minogue  ~  "Chocolate"




4)  Babymetal  ~  "Gimme Chocolate!"




5)  Tay Zonday  ~  "Chocolate Rain"




6)  Crowded House  ~  "Chocolate Cake"




7)  India.Arie ft. Musiq Soulchild  ~  "Chocolate High"




8)  Soul Control  ~  "Chocolate"




9)  Venetian Princess  ~  "Chocolate Is A Girl's Best Friend"




10)  Rufus Wainwright  ~  "Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk"




11)  Girls' Generation  ~  "Chocolate Love"




12)  Shanks & Bigfoot  ~  "Sweet Like Chocolate"




13)  Deacon Blue  ~  "Chocolate Girl"




14)  Solomie Mahray  ~  "Chocolate"




15)  Sia  ~  "Death By Chocolate"




16)  "Jesse & Joy"  ~  "Chocolate"




17)  Parliament  ~  "Chocolate City"




18)  Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra ft. Ivie Anderson  ~  "Chocolate Shake"




19)  Doris Day  ~  "A Chocolate Sundae On A Saturday Night"




20)  Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers  ~  "The Chocolate Song"




21)  Nickel Creek  ~  "Scotch And Chocolate"




22)  Diane Weigmann & Bela B.  ~  "Chocolate For The Tears"


Thursday, December 18, 2014

"26" Songs

As of today, my wife is 26 weeks pregnant with our daughter. Here's a fresh set of songs with the number "26" either in their titles  or somewhere in their lyrics. Enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Trip Lee ft. Dimitri McDowell & Leah Smith  ~  "Sweet Victory"




2)  Good Charlotte  ~  "Keep Your Hands Off My Girl"




3)  K's Choice  ~  "Home"




4)  Lenny Kravitz  ~  "California"




5)  Silverstein  ~  "Brookfield"




6)  Camera Obscura  ~  "Do It Again"




7)  Taking Back Sunday  ~  "Liar (It Takes One To Know One)"




8)  Jay Brannan  ~  "26-Hour Day"




9)  Shakira ft. Gustavo Cerati  ~  "No"




10)  Gordon Lightfoot  ~  "The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald"




11)  The Four Preps  ~  "26 Miles (Santa Catalina)"




12)  Nikki & Keith  ~  "26 Cents"




13)  Saints Of Valory  ~  "Twenty-Six"




14)  Skylark  ~  "Twenty-Six Years"




15)  Janet Jackson  ~  "Special"




16)  This Town Needs Guns  ~  "26 Is Dancier Than 4"




17)  Kisses For Charity  ~  "Twenty-Six Angels (Remember The Heroes)"




18)  Paula Cole  ~  "Strong, Beautiful Woman"




19)  Stereophonics  ~  "My Own Worst Enemy"




20)  Primus  ~  "Shake Hands With Beef"




21)   Madonna & Antonio Banderas  ~  "High Flying, Adored"




22)  David Bowie & Lou Reed  ~  "Waiting For The Man"




23)  Lyle Lovett ft. Leo Kottke  ~  "Good Intentions"




24)  EELS  ~  "The Only Thing I Care About"




25)  Procol Harum  ~  "Nothing That I Didn't Know"




26)  "Weird Al" Yankovic  ~  "Albuquerque"