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10 March 2020

Walking. Treadmill. Gym at the Shire.
Stretching.
Upgrade – Beyonce
Master of Eyes – Aretha Franklin
My Back Door – Melissa Etheridge
Cherokee – Walela
Lover Man – Billie Holiday
The Road’s My Middle Name – Bonnie Raitt
Autumn to May – Ann & Nancy Wilson
The Old Palmer’s Song – Seona McDowell
Join the Band – Ranky Tanky
Negra Persentuosa – Susana Baca
Step by Step – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Watch Your Step – Joan Armatrading
No Worry – Angelique Kidjo
Something to See – Tracy Chapman
Certainly Lord – Mary D. Williams
Louis – Nizhoni Girls
Skibbereen Sinead O’Connor

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5 March 2020

Gym. Treadmill. Walking.
Talkin’ Bout a Revolution – Tracy Chapman
The Calling – Sera
Banguela – Miriam Maria
This Little Light of Mine – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Gnawin’ on It – Bonnie Raitt
The Whippoorwill – Walela
God Bless the Child – Billie Holiday
After the Gold Rush – k.d. lang
Most of the Time – Bettye LaVette
Women on the Tier – Suzanne Vega
Grandmother’s Ways – Sharon Burch
Why – Annie Lennox

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4 November 2019

Gym at the Shire. Treadmill. Walking. Strength with NK Body Philosophy. Stretching.
The Road Home – Bill  Miller
Differently – Neil Young
I’m on My Way to Freedom Land – Sweet Honey in the Rock
I’ll Remember April – Miles Davis
Moondance – Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Tomorrow Comes a Day Too Soon – Flogging Molly
Cherokee Morning Song – Robbie Robertson & The Red Road Ensemble
The Great Storm Is Over – John McCutcheon
Fire on the Bayou – The Neville Brothers
Na Buachailli A’lainn – Clannad
As I Went out One Morning – Bob Dylan
The Weakness in Me – Joan Armatrading
Dreamscapes: Turquoise World – R. Carlos Nakai
Love You Forever – Zendaya
Hollywood Nights – Bob Seger
Imagine – Avril Lavigne
Visco De Jaca – Martinho Da Vila
Freeman’s Zydeco – BeauSoleil
Skin Deep – Melissa Etheridge
St. Louis Blues – Bessie Smith
Come On – Chuck Berry

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2 November 2019, part 2

Strength work. Blink gym. With NK Body Philosophy.
Stretching. Gym at the Shire.
Spanish Harlem – Aretha Franklin
Wash My Soul in the River’s Flow – Archie Roach
The Trees Are All Gone – Roger McGuinn
I Ain’t Marching Anymore – Phil Ochs
Lutece – Don Pedro Et Ses Dromadaires
Hey Now, Hey Now – Cab Calloway
Aandowin at the Bow/Castle Bar Tramp – New Potatoes
Ego Tripping Out – Marvin Gaye
Honaloochie Boogie – Mott the Hoople
I Am a Many of Constant Sorrow – The Soggy Bottom Boys
The Weakness in Me – Joan Armatrading
Bird – Sera
Redefinition – Magdalen Hsu-Li
Secret Life – The Corrs
Why (Am I Treated So Bad) – James Brown
Hammer and a Nail – Indigo Girls

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31 October 2019

For a variety of reasons, a number of workouts have been missed.
This playlist was originally intended for October 14.

Treadmill. Stretching. Gym at the Shire.
For Those Who Cried – Jack Gladstone
Some How – Nizhoni Girls
The Art of Survival – Bill Miller
Yo Soy Boricua – Taino
Brave Hearts – Brule
Red Dress – Amanda Rheaume
No More – Fawn Wood
You Got to Run – Buffy Sainte-Marie & Tanya Tagaq
Rest of My Days – Indigenous
Broken – Bear Fox
Hawai’i ’78 – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
You’re a Brave One – Joanne Shenandoah
Rockin the Res – John Trudell
We are Here – Sharon Burch
We Were All Wounded at Wounded Knee – Redbone
Akua Tuta – Kashtin
Tell Them We Exist – Luis Cachiguango
And We Will Fly – Mary Youngblood
Roots and Culture – Native Root
2 Live & Die on the Plains – Frank Waln
Shimmer, Prayer for Cleaning the Water – Joy Harjo
Wake Up – Pamyua
Song of Hope – Thunder Bird Sisters

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10 October 2019

There are days when I don’t feel like working out and I push myself and get the workout done. Today  the music pulled me through.

I did not want to work out; in part I blame the flu shot I received early this morning. But I had already made my playlist. This would have been my father’s birthday (he died in 1974). His taught high school band and then became a school administrator. But he kept his hands in music, directing among other groups a community band. For a couple of years I played baritone horn in the band. This playlist consists of songs the band played. Except as otherwise noted, all the songs are by Leonard Bernstein and the  New York Philharmonic – one of my dad’s favorite groups.

Gym at the Shire.
Treadmill. Walking. Core work. Stretching.
Scotland the Brave – The Isle of Cumbrae Pipe Band (we played this one with a pipe band in Grove City)
The Thunderer
Washington Post
Hands Across the Sea
Under the Double Eagle
The  British Grenadiers
The National Emblem
March of the Toreadors from Carmen
Grand March from Aida
Colonel Bogey

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9 October 2019

Gym at the Shire.
Strength work.
Treadmill – walking, slow jogging.
Stretching.
Without You – Badfinger
Train Station Farewell – Elliot Goldenthal
Sleepy Eyed John – Laurie Lews & Tom Rozum
My Lover – Melissa Etheridge
Friend – Roberta Flack
I’m on My Way to the Freedom Land – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Left in the Dark – Carter Anderson
Patriot’s Dream – Arlo Guthrie
A Game – Talib Kweli
Beautifyl – Nanci Griffith
Glory Days – Eric Bogle & John Munro
Breathe – U2
St. Peter’s Cathedral – Death Cab for Cutie
Hands Across the Sea – Leonard Bernstein & New York Philharmonic
I Call Your Name – The Beatles
Faded – Ben Harper

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