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Song of the Day: Yuve Yuve Yu by The Hu Band

The Hu Band is a brand new music project from Mongolian. The concept and the vision of this band is to create a brand new musical genre called “Hunnu Rock”. This remarkable song titled ” Yuve Yuve Yu” evokes pride in Mongolian nomadic … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver

“Take Me Home, Country Roads” is a song written by Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert, and John Denver from a a letter/poem their friend (John Albert Fitzgerald) living in West Virginia wrote them. It was initially recorded by John Denver. It … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Vincent by Don McLean

“Vincent” is a song by Don McLean written as a tribute to Vincent van Gogh. It is also known by its opening line, “Starry Starry Night“, a reference to Van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night. The song also describes different … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Prison Grove by Warren Zevon

  Released in 2003, “Prison Grove” is Zevon’s stark depiction of an inmate in a jail constructed of iron and rock, with no heat, in the coldest winter. Lyrics: An icy wind burns and scars Rushes in like a fallen … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Happy Together by The Turtles (cover by Filter)

  “Happy Together” is a 1967 song from The Turtles’ album of the same name. Filter covered this song for the soundtrack to the movie The Stepfather (2009). Lyrics: Imagine me and you, I do I think about you day and … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Old Man by Neil Young

“Old Man” is a song written and performed by Neil Young on his 1972 album Harvest. Lyrics: Old man look at my life, I’m a lot like you were. Old man look at my life, I’m a lot like you were. Old man look … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Barracuda by Heart

“Barracuda” is a song written and recorded by the rock band Heart. It was released as the first single from the band’s second album Little Queen(1977). Lyrics: So this ain’t the end, I saw you again today Had to turn my heart … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Shelter by Ray LaMontagne

“Shelter” is the second track from Trouble the debut album by Maine singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne.  It was released on September 14, 2004 in the United States, and on September 20, 2004 in the United Kingdom. Although the album was released in 2004, the song didn’t enter the top … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Broken Crown by Mumford & Sons

Broken Crown is a song by British folk rock band Mumford & Sons. The track is from the band’s second studio album, Babel (2012). As with Sigh No More, the album was produced by Markus Dravs. It was released on 21 September 2012 in Ireland, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Perfect Day by Lou Reed

“Perfect Day” is a song written by Lou Reed in 1972, originally featured on Transformer, Reed’s second post-Velvet Underground solo album. Its fame was given a boost in the 1990s when it was featured in the 1996 film Trainspotting, and after a star-studded version was … Continue reading

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