Give Me Five - May 4, 2021 - Featuring songs by Mina Tindle and Sufjan Stevens, Abimaro, Corinne Bailey Rae, Jessica Lee Mayfield and Dan Auerbach, and Dusty Springfield
Oppressive heat overtook the weekend and ignited yet another brush fire in the close-by mountains above. When was it that fire season became a think in Los Angeles? It seems embedded in our lack-of-seasons around here, fueled by climate change and carelessness (in some ways the same thing really). Out the window this morning one …
Thursday, Almost-Friday, Friday Junior, Friday Eve, is here at last. I'm so in need of the weekend, of a bit of escape, of fresh air and (hopefully) more sleep. I think I've surpassed tired and landed somewhere between over-caffeinated and exhaustion. Music, my current audiobook ("Big Little Lies" by Liana Moriarty), and some TV ("Good Girls", …
Check out this week's Monday Playlist featuring Laura Marling, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pretenders, and MORE.
What is the Best Music for the First Monday in April? For My Top 5 Music Obsessions of the Day the Top Songs start off with a song from The Who's Quintessential Music-Movie-Rock-Opera Quadrophena. Next, The Jam brings the first song of my morning, then it is one of Bowie's Best from his Album Low. My Favorite Dawes Album, All Your Favorite Bands (read more here), is where I pulled the 4th song from Today's Top 5. And it all wraps up for the Day's Best Music with the Duet of Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield (pictured above) of Elliott Smiths' "Between the Bars", from their tribute Album to Smith's Music, Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith (read more here).
My 5 Music Obsessions of the Day
My Top 30 Albums of 2015 :: 20-16
Friday Five :: Songs That I Can't Get Enough Of