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Today in Black Music History for February 11th

1979 - Actress and singer Brandy is born Brandy Rayana Norwood in McComb, Mississippi

1981 - Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland is born Kelendria Trene Rowland in Atlanta, Georgia

2007 - Lionel Richie performs his hit “Hello” on the 49th Grammy Awards telecast from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

2007 - Booker T. & The M.G.’s, is honored with a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement at the 49th Grammy Awards telecast from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

A Night at the Playboy Club: 70s Edition

i. Pinball Playboy- Cook County// ii. Them Changes- Buddy Miles// iii. Jump Into the Fire- Harry Nilsson// iv. You Should Be Dancing- Bee Gees// v. I Feel Love (Extended Dance Edit)- Donna Summer// vi. Chicken Pox- Booker T. & the M.G.’s// vii. Baby Get It On- Ike and Tina Turner// viii. Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky- Claudia Lennear// ix. Superstition- Stevie Wonder// x. Love Rollercoaster- Ohio Players// xi. I Will Survive- Gloria Gaynor// xii. (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher- Rita Coolidge// xiii. Disco Inferno- The Trammps// xiv. Got to Give It Up (Part 1)- Marvin Gaye// xv. Let’s All Chant- Michael Zager Band// xvi. In the Bush- Musique// xvii. He’s the Greatest Dancer- Sister Sledge// xviii. Right Back Where We Started From- Maxine Nightingale// xix. Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting)- Elton John// xx. Get Down Tonight- KC and the Sunshine Band// xxi. Star Wars- Meco// xxii. I Was Made For Lovin’ You- Kiss// xxiii. Have A Good Time- Paul Simon// xxiv. Jungle Boogie- Kool & the Gang// xxv. You Make Me Feel Like Dancing- Leo Sayer// xxvi. Le Freak- Chic// xxvii. Whatever Gets You thru the Night- John Lennon// xxviii. Midnight at the Oasis- Maria Muldaur// xxix. Knock on Wood- Amii Stewart// xxx. Girl You Need A Change of Mind- Eddie Kendricks// xxxi. Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel- Tavares// xxxii. Don’t Leave Me This Way- Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes// xxxiii. Brick House- The Commodores// xxxiv. The Hustle- Van McCoy// xxxv. Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!- ABBA// xxxvi. Shake Your Groove Thing- Peaches & Herb// xxxvii. Footstompin’ Music- Grand Funk Railroad// xxxviii. Turn the Beat Around- Vickie Sue Robinson// xxxix. Escape (The Pina Colada Song)- Rupert Holmes// xl. Macho Man- Village People// xli. Boogie Wonderland- Earth, Wind & Fire// xlii. Jet- Paul McCartney & Wings// xliii. Barracuda- Heart// xliv. Miss You- The Rolling Stones// xlv. Lady Marmalade- Labelle// xlvi. Blinded By the Light- Manfred Mann’s Earth Band// xlvii. Blame It On the Boogie- The Jacksons// xlviii. Joy to the World- Three Dog Night

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Green Onions (Alternate Live Version)” | Booker T. & the M.G.’s

Stax/Volt Revue (Tour) Live In Norway April 7, 1967

Shuffle 10 - 2017 Edition

I was tagged by @deepinnerfire. Thanks for inviting me to play!

Top Ten in a random shuffle of a favs playlist.

  1. Yakity Sax - Boots Randolph
  2. Liar - Rollins Band
  3. Surfin’ Bird - The Ramones
  4. Thunderstruck - AC/DC
  5. Come Dancing - The Kinks
  6. Green Onions - Booker T & The M.G.’s
  7. My Wife - The Who
  8. Adagio for Strings  - Samuel Barber
  9. Raiders March - John Williams (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull OST)
  10. Running with the Devil - Van Halen

What’s in your iPod (or other device)?: @cobainlove1994; @novaexpress93; @gaticosycosicas; @its-profoundly-deplorable [Just pick 10 songs that you own at random, you Luddite! :) ] @cafalvella; @omg-okimhere; @jorahssquire; @jimmicisme; @the-shed-au; @highlandsmistwoman

No obligation, but dammit, don’t make me beg! :)

Songs of Supernatural Challenge - Season 2

The Season 1 song challenge was pretty successful, so I’m posting signups for Season 2. Songs are below the cut!

Rules:

1. Sign ups start immediately from now until 11:59pm eastern time September 1st. To sign up send me a character and the number of the song you’re choosing, along with a backup number(s) just in case. Send them to me in an ASK ONLY. Reblogs, messages, or replies will not be accepted.  

2. Fics will be “due” 9/30 but if you need an extension, just ask me. I’m not gonna say no.

3. Can be any character OR actor from Supernatural. 

4. READER INSERT ONLY. NO SHIPS. Don’t want the drama they will surely bring.

5. No minimum word count. Max word count 5000. 

6. Can be smut, fluff, angst, flangst, smangst, smuff, whatever. I’m down for anything.

7. AU’s are welcome!

8. Can be a drabble, one shot, the start of a new series, or part of an existing series. Does not matter.

9. You can do anything you want with the song whether it’s playing in the background, you use the lyrics, or just use it as inspiration.

10. Must tag ME in your fic when you post it and also use the hashtag #Songs of Season 2 Challenge (sorry it’s long I know) in the first 5 tags. Please put the Song Title and Artist somewhere in the header of your post. 

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