Persephone Playlist: Ten Songs Getting Me Through This Week, Midweek Edition

Happy Wednesday, all! It’s the middle of the week, and I’m trying to get through. Here’s a playlist of songs that are helping me cope. A lot of these songs are ones that I’ve known since I was really young, so I guess that must mean something. Read More Persephone Playlist: Ten Songs Getting Me Through This Week, Midweek Edition

Record Machine: “Little By Little” and “She is Love” by Oasis

Have I really not mentioned any Oasis records yet? Goodness, let us remedy that at once!

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Record Machine: Absolute Beginners/Funeral Pyre by The Jam

This EP is more officially called The Jam, but it is record company Polydor putting two different singles and their B-sides together in one volume. Neither “Absolute Beginners” nor “Funeral Pyre” appear on any of The Jam’s studio albums, but both songs charted at #4 on the UK Singles Chart. The Jam, as an EP, made it to #176 on the Billboard 200.

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Fall TV Edition

The leaves are getting crisp. Giant men are hitting each other for fun. Jam is being made. It is fall, which to me means new TV shows and old TV shows. Well, it means TV in general. One of the best parts of TV shows are their theme songs. I love the intersection of music and visual entertainment. So in honor of fall TV, I bring to you my favorite TV themes of all time.  Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Fall TV Edition

Lunchtime Poll 11/16: First Concert

OK, Persephoneers, it’s Friday, and this has been my first week back to the grindstone since Hurricane Sandy and a nor’easter knocked out the power at my school, keeping it closed for two weeks. I’ve still got a lot of catching up to do, so I’m asking one simple question this week.
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Alphabet Soup: The Letter Q

At first, the only songs that popped into my head for this letter were bad ones like “Que Sera Sera” (sorry, Doris Day fans) or “Quit Playing Games With My Heart” (ditto Backstreet gals).

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