Tom Petty Learning To Fly Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day

Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day – October 3, 2017

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Tuesday’s Edition of the Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day is on the mellow side, soothing and soulful, weaving between folk, rock, indie, and soul. This chest cold is hitting hard and I’m moving on the slower side because of it, so the songs on this list are ones that are making me feel a little better. These are also songs that feel like writing muses to me today, each and every one of them. I may be picking from one of them to be a “song title writing prompt” for today.

Song 1 is “Learning to Fly” by Tom Petty. I am still so sad over his sudden death. His music has always been a favorite of mine. A Top 10 of Petty’s music is in the making for later this week, and this Track is definitely on the list. Next up is Bob Dylan’s melancholic beauty of a tune, “Just Like a Woman” and then its Jenny And Johnny’s “Animal” off of their delight of a duet album, I’m Having Fun Now. The Rolling Stones “Waiting On a Friend” is Track 4, one of my favorites from the Stones. There is something about this song that always reminds me of a late afternoon walking around Venice Beach, back in 1989. Finally, Otis Redding’s quintessential tune “(Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay” brings this Top 5 to a close for the day. This song ALWAYS makes me feel better.

Could you use a little soothing and healing today? Today’s Top 5 can help with that. Click the Spotify and YouTube links above to hear today’s Top 5, as well as the rest of the week, as it unfolds. Don’t miss a single day!

Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day – 10/3/17

1. “Learning to Fly” by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

“Well, some say life,
will beat you down,
break your heart,
steal your crown.
So, I’ve started out,
for God knows where
I guess I’ll know when I get there.”

Tom Petty Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day Song 1

2. “Just Like a Woman” by Bob Dylan

“She takes just like a woman, yes.
She makes love just like a woman, yes, she does.
And she aches just like a woman.
But she breaks just like a little girl.”

Bob Dylan Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day Song 2

3. “Animal” by Jenny And Johnny

“Show your teeth to everyone.
Don’t let no one prove you wrong.”

Jenny and Johnny Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day Song 3

4. “Waiting On a Friend” by The Rolling Stones

“Ooh, making love and breaking hearts,
it is a game for youth.
But I’m not waiting on a lady.
I’m just waiting on a friend.”

The Rolling Stones Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day Song 4

5. “(Sittin’ On) the Dock Of the Bay” by Otis Redding

“Sittin’ here resting my bones,
and this loneliness won’t leave me alone.”

Otis Redding Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day Song 5

Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day for Tuesday

I hope you enjoy today’s Top 5 Music Obsessions featuring Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Bob Dylan, Jenny And Johnny, The Rolling Stones, and Otis Redding.

Be sure to Tune in tomorrow for the next round of Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day.

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2 comments

  1. Love this little playlist. I only really started exploring the music of Tom Petty earlier this year and while I knew lots of the more popular hits I’ve really been loving his older stuff, it’s so sad how suddenly he passed. Not old either.

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