Friday, March 31, 2017

"Lazy" Songs

Feeling a little slothful today? A bit shiftless? A tad lackadaisical? Perhaps a bit indolent? Maybe even a little lethargic? If so, these "Lazy" songs are perfect for you! If not, good on ya for bringing your "A" game. But you can still...enjoy!  ~  JH


1)  Goo Goo Dolls  ~  “Lazy Eye”




2)  Deep Purple  ~  “Lazy”




3)  Megan Nicole  ~  “The Lazy Song”  (A fun, notably sanitized version of Bruno Mars’ hit song.)




4)  Pokey LaFarge  ~  “Devil Ain’t Lazy”




5)  Nat King Cole  ~  “Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days Of Summer”




6)  Barbra Streisand  ~  “Lazy Afternoon”




7)  Robbie Williams  ~  “Lazy Days”




8)  Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong  ~  “Basin Street Blues / Lazy Bones”




9)  Liz Phair  ~  “Lazy Dreamer”




10)  Silversun Pickups  ~  “Lazy Eye”




11)  Grateful Dead  ~  “Lazy River Road”




12)  Throwing Muses  ~  “Lazy Eye”




13)  Heartless Bastards  ~  “Lazy”




14)  Louis Armstrong  ~  “Up A Lazy River”




15)  Nellie McKay  ~  “Long And Lazy River”




16)  Rebelution  ~  “Lazy Afternoon”




17)  Small Faces  ~  “Lazy Sunday”




18)  Belle and Sebastian  ~  “Lazy Line Painter Jane”




19)  Andrew Bird  ~  “Lazy Projector”




20)  The Moody Blues  ~  “Lazy Day”




21)  Keep Shelly In Athens  ~  “Lazy Noon”




22)  Guster  ~  “Lazy Love”




23)  BR549  ~  “Too Lazy To Work, Too Nervous To Steal”




24)  Dr. Dog  ~  “The Way The Lazy Do”




25)  Grateful Dead  ~  “Lazy Lightnin’ / Supplication”




BONUS TRACK:  The Mills Brothers  ~  “Up A Lazy River”  (This is the same song as #14 above, but this version was too good not to include here.)


Thursday, March 30, 2017

Things These Artists Have “Got,” Vol. 4

One last round of Things These Artists Have "Got," and we're through. Herein, you'll find artists who have got the world on a string, ants in their pants, a lovely bunch of coconuts, a tiger by the tail, and the shaft – just to name a few. Ready, set, enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Chance The Rapper  ~  “All We Got”




2)  Michael Bublé  ~  “I’ve Got The World On A String”




3)  Ethel Merman  ~  “I’ve Got The Sun In The Morning”




4)  James Brown  ~  “I Got Ants In My Pants (And I Want To Dance)”




5)  Manchester Orchestra  ~  “I’ve Got Friends”




6)  Leona Lewis  ~  “I Got You”




7)  Heavy D & The Boyz  ~  “We Got Our Own Thang”





8)  Merv Griffin  ~  “I’ve Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts”




9)  Jessica Simpson  ~  “I’ve Got My Eyes On You”




10)  Buck Owens & His Buckaroos  ~  “I’ve Got A Tiger By The Tail”




11)  Fats Waller  ~  “I’ve Got My Fingers Crossed”




12)  Shirley Bassey  ~  “I’ve Got A Song For You”




13)  The Academy Is…  ~  “We’ve Got A Big Mess On Our Hands”




14)  Ray Charles  ~  “I Got A Woman”




15)  The Black Keys  ~  “I Got Mine”




16)  Kiki Dee Band  ~  “I’ve Got The Music In Me”




17)  Wilco  ~  “I Got You”




18)  Marc Anthony  ~  “I’ve Got You”




19)  Jack Johnson  ~  “I Got You”




20)  Pinocchio Cast  ~  “I’ve Got No Strings”




21)  Billy Currington  ~  “I Got A Feelin’”




22)  Passion Pit  ~  “I’ve Got Your Number”




23)  Jerry Reed  ~  “She Got The Goldmine (I Got The Shaft)”




24)  Thompson Square  ~  “I Got You”




25)  Craig Morgan  ~  “I Got You”


Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Things These Artists Have “Got,” Vol. 3

What else could these artists possibly have "got" that hasn't been covered already? Find out for yourself. Oh, yeah...and enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Muddy Waters  ~  “I’ve Got My Mojo Working”




2)  St. Lucia  ~  “We Got It Wrong”




3)  Michael Jackson  ~  “We’ve Got Forever”




4)  Loretta Lynn  ~  “I’ve Got A Picture Of Us On My Mind”




5)  The Dear Hunter  ~  “We’ve Got A Score To Settle”




6)  Alison Krauss & Union Station  ~  “I’ve Got That Old Feeling”




7)  Barry White  ~  “I’ve Got So Much To Give”




8)  Loreen  ~  “We Got The Power”




9)  Fred Astaire  ~  “I’ve Got My Eyes On You”




10)  Leah Daniels  ~  “We Got Snow”




11)  Pitch Perfect Cast  ~  “I’ve Got The Magic In Me”




12)  Young Soul Rebels  ~  “I Got Soul”




13)  Oscar Peterson Trio ft. Ben Webster  ~  “I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)”  (Yes, we did hear this song – albeit with vocals – before in this series. But this instrumental version was WAY too good to exclude.)




14)  Lennon & Maisy  ~  “We Got Love”




15)  Aaron Tippin  ~  “I Got It Honest”




16)  Joey Heatherton  ~  “I’ve Got Your Number”




17)  Motörhead  ~  “I Got Mine”




18)  Joan Chamorro Quartet ft. Alba Armegou & Luigi Grasso  ~  “I’ve Got A Date With A Dream”




19)  Backstreet Boys  ~  “We’ve Got It Goin’ On”




20)  Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton  ~  “We’ve Got Tonight”




21)  Frank Sinatra  ~  “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”




22)  Natalie Cole  ~  “I’ve Got Love On My Mind”




23)  Pearl Jam  ~  “I Got Id”




24)  Alex Winston  ~  “We Got Nothing”




25)  Steve Wariner  ~  “I Got Dreams”


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Things These Artists Have “Got,” Vol. 2

Wanna know what else these artists have "got"? Check out these songs, and they'll be happy to tell you. Enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Bebe Rexha  ~  “I Got You”




2)  Split Enz  ~  “I Got You”




3)  CeCe Peniston  ~  “We Got A Love Thang”




4)  Paul McCartney  ~  “We Got Married”




5)  Faron Young ft. Glen Campbell & Larry & Lorrie Collins  ~  “I’ve Got Five Dollars, And It’s Saturday Night”




6)  Badfinger  ~  “I Got You”




7)  Phyllis Hyman  ~  “I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)”




8)  Bobby Rydell  ~  “We Got Love”




9)  Peaches And Herb  ~  “We’ve Got Love”




10)  Spirit  ~  “I Got A Line On You”




11)  Reba McEntire  ~  “Have I Got A Deal For You”




12)  Ricky Nelson  ~  “I Got A Feeling”




13)  Sonny & Cher  ~  “I Got You Babe”




14)  Babyface  ~  “We’ve Got Love”




15)  She & Him  ~  “I’ve Got Your Number, Son”




16)  James Brown  ~  “I Got The Feelin’”




17)  Norah Jones  ~  “I’ve Got To See You Again”




18)  Ray Charles  ~  “I’ve Got News For You”




19)  Linda Ronstadt  ~  “I’ve Got A Crush On You”



20)  The Rolling Stones  ~  “Oh Baby (We Got A Good Thing Goin’)”




21)  Alicia Keys  ~  “I Got A Little Something For You”




22)  Sublime  ~  “What I Got”





23)  Marissa Nadler  ~  “I’ve Got Your Name”




24)  George Strait  ~  “I Got A Car”




25)  The Go-Go’s  ~  “We Got The Beat”