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Playlist: Listen, my friends! ~ July 2014

July 1, 2014

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In the words of Moby Grape… listen, my friends! Yes, it’s the (hopefully) monthly playlist presented by George’s Journal just for you good people.

There may be one or two classics to be found here dotted in among different tunes you’re unfamiliar with or have never heard before – or, of course, you may’ve heard them all before. All the same, why not sit back, listen away and enjoy…

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CLICK on the song titles to hear them

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Duke Ellington ~ Sister Suffragette (1965)

Eric Burdon & The Animals ~ Sky Pilot (1967)

Henry Mancini ~ Love Theme from Romeo And Juliet (A Time For Us) (1968)

Three Dog Night ~ One (Is The Loneliest Number) (1969)

Nina Simone ~ To Be Young, Gifted And Black (1970)

Apollo 100 ~ Joy (1972)

Edgar Winter Group ~ Frankenstein (1973)

George MacRae ~ Rock Your Baby (1974)

Stevie Wonder ~ Another Star (1976)1

Mike Oldfield and Maggie Reilly ~ Moonlight Shadow (1983)

Kajagoogoo ~ Kajagoogoo (Main Title Song) (1984)2

Jeff Pescetto ~ Theme from DuckTales (1987)

Soul II Soul ~ Keep On Movin’ (1989)

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1 A track from Wonder’s seminal 1976 album Songs In The Key Of Life, this tune is the opening theme for the BBC’s TV coverage of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, which concludes with the final on July 13 

2 As featured over the opening titles of classic John Hughes-written-and-directed, Molly Ringwald-featuring ’80s coming-of-ager Sixteen Candles (1984)

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