Category Archives: Family

29 March 2020

Walking (or pacing – there is a debate as to the right verb) in the Shire.
Old Soul – Highwomen
Walk through Fire – Yola
Someday  – Ruby Ibarra
Daughter of the Deser – Rim Banna
Feel Like a Natural Woman – Carole King
I Am Woman  Helen Reddy
The Weight – Aretha Franklin
Blood and Bones – Our Native World
Closer to Fine – Indigo Girls
Not to Blame – Joni Mitchell
Agolo – Angelique Kidjo
Stay Strong – Kelly Fraser
When a Woman – Shakira
Maybe Angel’s – Sheryl Crow
He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands – Odetta
I Am What I Am – George Hearn from La Cage Aux Folles (the Playbill 30 Day Song Challenge – thanks Sean)

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28 March 2020

Pacing in the Shire.
I Heard an Owl – Carrie Newcomer
Rise Up – Andra Day
Presence – Brittany Howard
Como la Flor – Selena
Redesigning Women – The Highwomen
Cosmic Warrior – Lucia Hwong
Lionheart – Demi Lovato
Replay – Zendaya
La vie en rose – Edith Piaf
Us – Ruby Ibarra
One Woman: A Song for UN Women – Many artists
Edge of America – Annie Humphrey
Fight Like a Girl – Kalie Shorr
Love Don’t Cost a Thing – Jennifer Lopez
This Is My Life – Shirley Bassey
The Four Legged Ones – Joanne Shennandoah
Five Zeroes – On the 20th Century (the Playbill 30 Day Song Challenge – thanks Sean)

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27 March 2020

Pacing. Stretching. The Shire.
Revolution – Kirk Franklin & The Family (in memory of Buddy Monahan)
Formation – Beyonce
Play a Love Song – Hikaru Utada
Freedom Train – Sweet Honey in the Rock
The Chain – Shawn Colvin
Take My Hand, Precious Lord – Mahalia Jackson
Waiting for Tonight – Jennifer Lopez
When a Woman – Shakira
Fight for the Rights – Kelly Fraser
State of the World – Janet Jackson
Rock Me on the Water – Annie Humphrey
Electric Lady – Janelle Monae
History Repeats – Brittany Howard
Un Dia Mas – Lya Barrioz
Cama-I – Mary Youngblood
Simple Joys – Pippin (the Playbill 30 Day Song Challenge – thanks Sean)

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26 March 2020

Walking. The Shire.
Third Movement of the Violin Concerto by Aram Khachaturian – Sean Koenig
We Dance – Once on This Island
I’ve Decided to Marry You – A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Wouldn’t It Be Loverly – My Fair Lady
Yorktown – Hamilton
Down on MacGonnachy Square – Brigadoon
Raise You Up/Just Be – Kinky Boots
Hello, Dolly – Hello, Dolly!
Seventy Six Trombones – The Music Man
Prayer – Come from Away
For Good – Wicked
Tonight – West Side Story
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
Luck Be a Lady – Guys and Dolls (the Playbill 30 Day Song Challenge – thanks Sean)

Happy Birthday Sean!

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25 March 2020

Walking & Stretching in The Shire.
Unionhouse Branch – Alison Krauss & Union Station
My Foolish Heart – Roberta Flack
Mother – Magdalen Hsu-Li
Stand Up for Something – Andra Day
My Lord, What a Morning – Marian Anderson
See Saw – Aretha Franklin
Isketayo Sewow – Buffy Sainte-Marie
Prayer for the People – Carolyn M. Brittell
I Used to Be a Sailor – Tracy Chapman
Get It Up – TLC
Down the Road I Be Going – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Redemption Day – Sheryl Crow
Not Myself – Sharon Van Etten
Ndodemnyama Verwoerd – Miriam Makeba
Okay – Macy Gray
Robot Heart – Jessi Lee
Under the Sea – The Little Mermaid (the Playbill 30 Day Song Challenge – thanks Sean)

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24 March 2020

Walking in the Shire.
El Padre Antonio Y’su Monaquillo Andres – Ruben Blades
Oscar Romero – Dafydd Iwan
Romero – The Project
Lay, Lady, Lay – Angelique Kidjo
Louie – Nizhoni Girls
Liwawechi – Miriam Makeba
The House That Jack Built – Aretha Franklin
Mercy/Gatekeeper – Hayley Kiyoko
Adam – Buffy Sainte-Marie
Mighty Sparrow – Sharon Shannon
Breakdown – Melissa Etheridge
Bien o Mal – Julieta Venegas
She Loves Control – Camila Cabello
Le Reve Du Queteux Tremblay – Eileen Ivers
Persona – Luna
Soul Makossa – Manu Dibango
Our Time – Merrily We Roll Along (the Playbill 30 Day Song Challenge – thanks Sean)

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23 March 2020

Walking (pacing) in the Shire. 30 minutes. 100 laps to go to get to 10,000 steps.
Walk with Me – Mary Youngblood
Pata Pata 2000 – Miriam Makeba
The Rite of Letting Go – Sera
Universal Soldier- Buffy Sainte-Marie
Solidify – Sheryl Crow
Voodoo Child – Angelique Kidjo
Stand Up – Cynthia Erivo
No More – Fawn Wood
Candles in the Wind – Melanie
Mercedes Benz – Janis Joplin
Peace and Power – Joanne Shenandoah
Sandcastles – Beyonce
Spirit Lullaby – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Never Let Go – Nitanis “Kit” Largo
We Are Here – Sharon Burch
Song of Hope – Thunder Bird Sisters
A Weekend in the Country – A Little Night Music (the Playbill 30 Day Song Challenge – thanks Sean)

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