djpapasmurf guilty pleasure song "uuh, how you doin' baby?"
moniraq when I was falling in love...what a song!
djpapasmurf Lord strike me down where I sit! Why do you make me like this song so much?!

DamnIWishIWasyourLover

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moniraq The first TRUE multi-media artist of our time!
moniraq Teena Marie--underrated singer and rhythm guitarist
Terri_Danmar EVERYBODY YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL JUST GOT OFF THE PHONE WITH JIMMY HUNTER AT CAZADOR :)
moniraq I want to be Linda Perry when I grow up.
moniraq This song is the epitome of sexy...
avivajazz Los Panchos | Llévatela
moniraq @avivamagnolia I love Trio Los Panchos! Familiar with Lila Downs?
moniraq Different perspective...from stoner's view to a woman's view. Back up vocals from Ani Difranco. Sweet version.
moniraq Other Voices, Other Rooms. A Nanci Griffith must have.
moniraq Rickie Lee does Steely Dan. She is so friggin' cool!
moniraq Heather Nova covers Neil Young. Not a bad version either.
moniraq "I think last night, you were driving circles around me." Kristin Hersh with Michael Stipe singing backup.
moniraq You can't talk to a psycho like a normal human being
moniraq Sam Phillips does John Lennon justice on this track.
moniraq IMHO, the best song the Pointer Sisters ever recorded. Awesome harmonies with fantastic range.
moniraq This song used to make my heart ache...
moniraq Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhh......man, that felt good!
moniraq Backup by Emmylou Harris and Iris Dement. Got to see them all live in Austin. What a fantastic concert!
moniraq From the "Magazine" album. Rickie Lee Jones can do no wrong.
moniraq Guilty Pleasure--an 80's obsession.
moniraq Patty Griffin does Springsteen. Does a damn fine job of it too!
moniraq It's a little dated but here's a sing-along for all the guys out there!
moniraq Sara Hickman does Tears for Fears. If you haven't caught Sara live, you should.
moniraq Different kind of Brazilian Girls...

Sergio Mendez - Mas Que Nada

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moniraq More Brazilian songs...

The Girl From Ipanema

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moniraq Tell me that Grace Slick didn't kick major ass!!
moniraq Tell me that Chrissie Hynde didn't kick major ass!!
moniraq Tell me that Patti Smith didn't kick major ass!!
moniraq From the album "Union". What a great album!
moniraq Tell me that Sinead O'Connor didn't kick major ass!!
moniraq Tell me that Chaka Khan didn't kick major ass!!
moniraq Paula Cole does Dolly Parton her way, dammit.
moniraq Happy Saturday Morning to all!

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moniraq "I fake it so real, I am beyond fake.""

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moniraq Written by Rodney Crowell and sung perfectly by Emmylou Harris!
moniraq @save_the_wolves What do you think about the McGarrigle sisters?
moniraq I can go months without removing this CD from my rotation.
moniraq Good morning all! A bit cloudy here in S.A. Tx. so a good morning for this one.
DJUn17 I've been good today, I think I've earned some cake @Betterlucky Same here. Thank god for the campus >:) (reblip)
moniraq "In the trees, it's coming!!!"
moniraq Erasure does Abba. Gotta love it.
moniraq Annie Lennox does Talking Heads. Sweet!
save_the_wolves thank you!! @zamfirSophie B. Hawkins recorded some other songs beside "Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover." (reblip)
moniraq Nanci's my hero. A natural storyteller.
moniraq Dar Williams covers Neil Young with help from Marshall Crenshaw
moniraq @save_the_wolves Jennifer Warnes has one of the best Cohen tribute albums!
moniraq One of his best. Written by Jimmy Webb.
moniraq "If love was a train, I think I'd ride me a long one."
moniraq The Mamas & The Papas with Cass Elliot singing lead. What a voice!
moniraq Kirsty MacColl kicked major ass! She died way too soon.
moniraq Good Morning Blippers!! Enjoy another great cut from Rickie Lee's "Magazine" album.
moniraq Adele covers Dylan. Nice version.
moniraq "Please could you stay awhile to share my grief for it's such a lovely day"
RockinWayne How 'bout them memories from the one & only Rockin'Wayne
moniraq This song STILL kicks ass after all these years!

Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone

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moniraq "I got a brand new pair of roller skates, you got a brand new key."
moniraq Grace Slick knocks me out, dammit.
moniraq If you know Wild Colonials, you know Angela McCluskey. We need more Wild Colonials on here!!!
moniraq Doesn't this song just make you want to start singing!!
zamfir Dar Williams in "Cry Cry Cry" covering REMs "Fall On Me." Got all that?
moniraq Still feeling a "Queen-ly" vibe here...
moniraq Damn, she's hot!!! Lucinda sizzles when she sings this one!
moniraq Another "sun-shiny" song for everybody!
moniraq "There's a starman waiting in the sky, he'd like to meet us but he thinks he'd blow our minds."

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moniraq Dar does a great cover of Bowie's Starman. Enjoy this version! P.S. Dar Williams kicks ass.

Dar WilliamsStarman

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fegimenes acordei meio "anos 90"... saudade de velhos hábitos e velhas pessoas. ando muito certinha demais.
moniraq Remember this one!! Billy Squier was hot!!
Callie_Dee I'm totally not this psycho in love- ever.

Garbage#1 Crush

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moniraq The Donnas cover Billy Idol and do it very well.
moniraq 4 Non Blondes doing their 70's thing.
moniraq @wpopcorn A little ocean ditty for you. John Prine singing background on this one. Happy sailing!
moniraq Ann Wilson kicks ass!!! IMHO, nobody covers Zep better.
moniraq Another Zep cover by Ann Wilson.
moniraq @Mommamia @wpopcorn Live version with intro. Dar puts on a great show! She's funny as hell.
moniraq Some of the BEST ladies on the singer-songwriter scene covering a classic Johnny Cash song.
carlosmrodrigs Sempre a cantar o mesmo...

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moniraq Now...just try to get this tune out of your head the rest of the day!!
moniraq "I'm gonna rap on your door, tap on your window pane."
moniraq I don't care what anybody says...ABBA was pop genius.
moniraq "To be a true playa, you have to know how to play!"

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moniraq Remember Veruca Salt? No...not the blueberry kid from Willy Wonka!

Veruca SaltSeether

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moniraq Gotta play this one again cuz I forgot how much I liked it!
TheDLC Amazingly the original was released less than 2 years before Priest covered it.
moniraq Aimee Mann and Michael Penn cover Beatles. Nice harmonies.
myliobatis Give me peace, love, and a hard cock
moniraq Joan Osborne is great and Dolly Parton is one of the BEST songwriters out there!
moniraq IMHO, one of the BEST cover songs ever done. Harmonies impeccable!!
moniraq "But every time it rains, You're here in my head, Like the sun coming out--Ooh, I just know that something good is gonna happen."
moniraq @Mommamia Do you have Aerial? Great comeback albums.

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moniraq A little harmonic jazz for everyone. Sing along!!!
moniraq @Mommamia Were you familiar with this cover of Elton John's Rocket Man??
moniraq @Mommamia Kate Bush can do no wrong. She is the predecessor of true multi-media and the reason Tori Amos and Fiona Apple can be who they are.
Mommamia Neil Young – Long May You Run (reblip)
moniraq @catonthewall--Remember this one? She used to do this on stage with the trench coat and the gun and the dancers and everything!!!
moniraq And speaking of rhythm guitar...does anyone do it better than Bonnie Raitt??? Hell no!

Bonnie RaittRunaway

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moniraq Try to keep your toes from tappin'
moniraq Pet Shop Boys knew Dusty Springfield was mag.
moniraq Awesome Dolly cover! Dolly's famous for persona but is one of the most under-rated songwriters out there.
moniraq "Give me a reason to love you, Give me a reason to be a woman. I just wanna be a woman."
moniraq Girl's got issues but girl's got talent too.
moniraq I LOVE this version!! Catch the vid on youtube.
moniraq Gotta pay my respects to the original. Smoky vocals and bitchin' lyrics. Damn.
moniraq Really going to lunch this time...
moniraq Oh Annie...you are so friggin' cool.
moniraq Good Morning Blippers & Tweeters!

Lilly Allen - Smile

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moniraq Just makes me want to pack a bag and get the hell out of here...
moniraq And the $50,000,000.00 question is...
moniraq Excellent cover!

Jann Arden - To Sir With Love

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moniraq Shake your booties!! "You gotta keep 'em separated."
moniraq You got a lot of money but you can't afford the freeway.

Aimee MannFreeway

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moniraq Aimee Mann was and remains a lyrical genius.
moniraq Good Monday Morning Blippers!
moniraq "I only have two left feet."
moniraq Sweet little mix a couple of classic rockers!
moniraq Classic rock. Nothing better.
moniraq "All around, people looking half dead, walking on the sidewalk, hotter than a match head"
moniraq "I could be happy, I could be happy"
moniraq Sweet cover, sweet voice. Love Beth Orton.
moniraq Veruca Salt's take on The Knack's "My Sharona". I dig 'em both.
moniraq Great, great songwriting here, folks. This song makes me cry everytime.

Iris DementOur Town

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moniraq Now...flash forward a few years and the same songwriter speaking the lyrical truth. She's awesome!
mrrowe8 this is 1 of the only newer rappers that gets it, Eminem,"old time's sake" (reblip)
moniraq Shawn Colvin is a great songwriter in her own right. First album "Steady On" got the grammy for Best Contemporary Folk album in 1990.
moniraq "I imagine you and I was distant, non-existent, I'll follow suit and laid out on my back, Imagine that."
Lutes Been in my head for weeks now. Luckily, it's an exceptional song.
moniraq Take ME there..."ain't nobody cryin', ain't nobody worried"
dawn_armfield because I think it's important to invade your brain
moniraq "Oh Amarillo, what'd you want my baby for?"
mcconaghy Muse says that Hawking's theory is sound...
moniraq Shake it, baby!

Sergio Mendez - Mas Que Nada

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moniraq "A two watt light bulb is brighter than you, I'm sick and tired of people like you"
moniraq Any "Diamond" theme wouldn't be complete without Paul Simon's "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes". Ta-na-na.
moniraq Remember Seals & Crofts...smooth 70's duo with "Diamond Girl"
moniraq I love Nirvana but I can actually understand the words when Tori sings it...not only that, it's a sweet cover. Tori Amos kicks ass.
moniraq In the mood for classic Kate Bush??? I am!

Kate BushBabooshka

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PennDragonStudios ...life moves at the speed of time within life, when walking ones path.
moniraq Don't you think we all need a "divine hammer" every now and then???

05 Shes Got Me Dancing (Heartbreak remix)

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moniraq @avivamagnolia Nobody does it better than Kate Bush!

Kate BushViolin

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moniraq I LOVE this cover! I LOVE Basia! Awesome vocals and instrumentation.
moniraq Anyone headed to Birdland??
moniraq I like this version cuz I can understand the lyrics..."Smells Like Teen Spirit". Tori Amos covers Nirvana.
moniraq This woman is so hot, if I stood next to her I think I'd melt..."Why you wanna diss me after you been kissing me?"
moniraq "Motherhood means mental freeze."
moniraq Because this classic song wasn't a be-boppin' tune like everything else at that time..."Ode to Billie Joe". Sweet violins in this piece.
moniraq Beth Orton's tribute to Bobby Gentry...It's all there in the violins. Beautiful.
moniraq @AORBlog Thanks for the props and for listening! Some CAKE for you!
moniraq Because you have to love Soundgarden, "Black Hole Sun".
moniraq "And the sky was made of amethyst, And all the stars look just like little fish, You should learn when to go, You should learn how to say no"

HoleViolet

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moniraq @BLUESBOOGIE @deBlueManedBlackMagicWitchWoman Hope y'all enjoy!
moniraq @MartianLove Thx for the listen! Julia Fordham's smooth vocals with India.Arie's backing vocals...gorgeous..."Concrete Love".
moniraq Because I'd like this day to get a bit better...also I love Beth Orton.
moniraq Because nobody does this song better than Linda Ronstadt. Friggin' classic.
moniraq Love this kick-ass mix! "You Know That You're No Good"
moniraq Covered by Tracy Ullman, written by Kirsty MacColl. It's a great song! "They Don't Know."

They Don't Know Original Version Kirsty MacColl

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moniraq "He said, I'll take you for a ride, I know a little place, we can get there for the break of day. I said in these shoes? No way, Jose."
moniraq This was the song that turned me on to Sara Hickman. She's one of the most UNDERRATED singer-songwriters out there. Beautiful voice, beautiful person.
moniraq Isn't this a fabulous song? Rachael Yamagata makes me want to fall in love all over again..."Be Be Your Love"

Be Be Your Love-Rachael Yamagata

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moniraq I so used to dig this band...Peek-A-Boo!
moniraq "When you sent me off to see the world where you scared that I might get hurt?"
moniraq Annie Lennox kicks major ass too!!! Would I lie to you???
moniraq Gonna leave you with one of my favorite songs from one of my very favorite singer-songwriters...Nanci Griffith "It's a Hard Life". See y'all later.
moniraq Yeah Baby!!! The man never loses it! "Burning Down the House" by Tom Jones & The Cardigans. Good Tuesday Morning All.
moniraq The three first ladies of Texas blues...Marcia Ball, Angela Strehli, and Lou Ann Barton...Texas music kicks ass!
moniraq I love Emmylou Harris' cover Simon & Garfunkels' "The Boxer". She emotes such sadness.
moniraq @avivamagnolia Thanks for the props...again!! Hope you like this one.
moniraq @Flurps Thanks for the props! More Tuesday for ya.

Til Tuesday: "Voices Carry" LIVE 1985

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moniraq @Houdinial Thought you'd like this one cuz it reminds me of "Into Dust". Kristin Hersh of Throwing Muses with Michael Stipe doing backup vocals.
moniraq There's a bench on Soho Square dedicated to Kirsty MacColl. I went to see it while in London last year. "An empty bench on Soho Square."
moniraq See you all tomorrow! Adios a todos mis amigos!
moniraq @nawlinswoman Nanci Griffith, one of the best singer-songwriters ever born!
moniraq @AtheDJ @nawlinswoman True that! Here's one of my favorites of the ones she did write.
moniraq God I love Jann Arden! @the_night_manager @priscyla Thanks for the props!
moniraq The song that turned me on to Joan Osborne. @nawlinswoman @wahwahwah @mrrowe8 @ivanadaime Thanks for the props!
moniraq So many great Steely Dan songs to choose from..."Hey Nineteen, that's 'Retha Franklin".
moniraq Shawn Colvin's "Diamond in the Rough"
moniraq "Girls Just Wanna Have Lunch" That's me!!! See you all later, Blippers and Tweeters!
moniraq Good Sunday morning Blippers and Tweeters! Don't we all want a "Sunday Kind of Love"? Gotta love Etta!
moniraq @krisp @rachidkas Thanks for the props. Enjoy some Wild Colonials. Off awesome cd "Fruit of Life".

Wild ColonialsAlice

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moniraq Man...this song kicks ass. Nobody does it better than the great Chaka Khan..."Tell Me Something Good".
moniraq Well...this has been a great distraction but I've got some work I brought home and really need to get to it. Good Sunday Blippers and Tweeters!
moniraq For Renee...We both love Stevie Nicks and this song..."Oh mirror in the sky, what is love? Can the child within my heart rise above?"
moniraq "Love's a fair weather friend when you're lonely you are my summer state of mind." Another great singer & writer, Nanci Griffith.
moniraq I love this cover of Men at Work's "Overkill" with Colin Hay from MAW singing with Lazlo Bane. Great song!

Lazlo BaneOverkill

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moniraq Hello? How are you? Have you been alright through all those lonely nights?
moniraq Although Elvis Costello wrote it and I love it, this is a fab cover of "Allison". Ronstadt always did kick ass.

Linda Ronstadt Alison

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moniraq Love this song by Duncan Sheik. Perfect for a rainy Sunday..."ooh darlin', don't you know, the darkness comes and the darkness goes..." She Runs Away.
moniraq One of my all time Jann Arden songs. For my baby DJ who gets to go see her live in January!! I am so jealous. "Living Under June"
moniraq One more for my baby @CurvyTexan. "Be my lover, be my baby, be my wonderdrug." Love you.
moniraq A little Brazilian beat for Sunday Afternoon. "Mais Que Nada" by Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66.
moniraq Such a wistful song...almost makes me cry. Rickie Lee Jones' "Company".
moniraq "I was a free man in Paris, I felt unfettered and alive, there was nobody calling me up for favors and no ones future to decide" The fab Joni Mitchell
moniraq A great cover of Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy". A really interesting rendition. I like.
moniraq One of the most under-rated singer/songwriters of our time. Aimee Mann's "Freeway".

Aimee Mann "Freeway"

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moniraq For Aimee Mann fan @dogvocate. Thx for the props and the listen. Much appreciated. #MM
moniraq The song that turned me on to Julia Fordham and I've been a fan ever since. "Happy Ever After" #musicmonday
moniraq I'm gonna close with this AWESOME song! Melanie Safka's "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain). Thx for props @tatirommel. Good Monday to all. #musicmonday
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