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7 January 2019

Gym at the Shire. Treadmill 10 minutes. Elliptical (for the first time in more than a year) 5 minutes. Workout with NK Body Philosophy.
Also walking around Morningside Gardens.
Should have stretched more.

Witnesses: Caravanserai – R. Carlos Nakai
Spiritual City – The Waterboys
Build A Levee – Natalie Merchant
Handle with Care – Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Ghostdance – Bill Miller
Pure Mood – Spyro Gyra
Quality of Mercy – Michelle Shocked
Circle – Sarah McLachlan
Manic Depression – Jimi Hendrix
So Far Away – Carole King
Lagos Sound System – Les Barons
What a Wonderful World – Eva Cassidy
Magh Seola – Eileen Ivers
The First Person on Earth – Tracy Chapman
Dance to the Music – Sly & The Family Stone

 

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6 January 2019

Walk. Morningside Gardens.

Saw You Never – Folks Like Us
A Breton Carol – The Chieftains
Emmanuel – William Ackerman
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Charles T. Cozens
Jesus Ahatonnia – Bruce Cockburn
O Come All Ye Faithful – Gloria
I Wonder as I Wander – Julie Andrews
Bring a Torch, Jeannette Isabella – Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Wexford Carol – Clare College Singers & Orchestra
Peace Child – Indigo Girls
The First Noel – David Archuleta
I Saw Three Kings – Various Artists (from Alaska)
We Three Kings – Michael Doucet

Having extended a day to Epiphany, the Christmas music based playlists come to an end. Check in tomorrow to see what comes next.

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5 January 2019

Two walks – about 60 minutes total. Morningside Gardens.

Angels We Have Heard on High – Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Joy to the Word – Cwmbach Male Choir
The Bushes of Jerusalem – Tommy Sands
Christmas in the Trenches – John McCutcheon
The Rebel Jesus – The Chieftains
Christmas Must Be Tonight – The Band
I Pray on Christmas – The Blind Boys of Alabama
Good King Wenceslas – The Boys of County Bucks
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – Celtic Woman
O Come, O Come Emmanuel – Pentatonix
People Look East – Choir of St. George’s Chapel Windsor
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Darlene Silversmith
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day – Harry Belafonte
Away in a Manger – Jack Gladstone
I Saw Three Ships – North Coast Men’s Chorus
Angels We Have Heard on High – Robert Mirabel
Canticle of the Turning – Royer Cooney, Gary Daigle & Theresa Donohoo

The last day for the four songs to appear. Tomorrow will be one last playlist of Christmas music, even though it is Epiphany. But the “big four” will not appear.

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4 January 2019

Walk. Morningside Gardens.

O Come, All Ye Faithful – Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
The Bushes of Jerusalem – Tommy Sands
Christmas in the Trenches – John McCutcheon
The Rebel Jesus – The Chieftains
Christmas Myst Be Tonight – The Band
Joy to the World – Blind Boys of Alabama
Les Anges Dans Now Campagnes – Bruce Cockburn
First Noel – Celtic Woman
Silent Night – Pentatonix
O Holy Night – Nat King Cole
The Holly and the Ivy – The Roches

Again, several favorites repeat as the final days of Christmas playlists play.

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3 January 2019

Walk. Various places in New York.

Joy to the World – The Roches
Up! Good Christian Folk – Clare College Singers & Orchestra
The Holy and the Ivy – Celtic Woman
Good King Wenceslas – Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Noe Nouvelet – The Buskaid Soweto String Project
The Bushes of Jeruslem – Tommy Sands
Christmas in the Trenches – John McCutcheon
The Rebel Jesus – The Chieftains
O Holy Night – Ann Hampton Calloway & Liz Calloway
Christmas Must Be Tonight – The Band
O Little Town of Bethlehem – Bruce Cockburn
Silent Night – The Blind Boys of Alabama
Away in a Manger – Celtic Woman
I Saw Three Ships – North Coast Men’s Chorus
Go Tell It on the Mountain – Pentatonix
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear – Choir of St. George’s Chapel Windsor
We Three Kings – Cumberland Gap Reunion
In the Bleak Midwinger – david m. bailey

If you are comparing playlists, you will notice several songs that repeat. These are my favorite non-traditional Christmas songs and I have included them during these last few days before Christmastide ends on January 6. Starting January 7, the Christmas music will disappear.

 

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1 January 2019

For a couple of years, I have been posting my exercise playlists on Facebook. I have decided to more those lists to this blog. At least until my loyal readers on Facebook revolt.

Walking. Morningside Heights and Morningside Gardens.
Stretching. Gym.
The New Year – Death Cab for Cutie
The First Day of the Year – Katie McMahon
Turn over a New Leaf – John Lee Hooker
What’s New – Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson
Brand New Day – Van Morrison
New Beginning – Tracy Chapman
New Life – Brianna Lea Pruett
A Brand New Me – Aretha Franklin
New Year’s Day – U2
A Brand New Day – Luther Vandross
New Year’s Resolution – Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
How Can I Keep from Singing – Little Windows
New Time & Age – Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers

 

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Workout 25 February 2018

IMG-6948Walk.
You Know I Love You – B.B. King
It Don’t Mean a Thing – Eva Cassidy
Man Made Lake – Calexico
Song for Ireland – Mary Black
Rain Us Love – Native Root
Nadine – Chuck Berry
Photograph – Ringo Starr
The Prayer – Celtic Woman
Sebastian – Ruben Blades
Upon These Stones – Les Miserables Original Broadway Cast
Sentimental Johnny – Flogging Molly
Crazy Dream – Los Lonely Boys
So Much – Macy Gray
Old Devil Time – Pat Humphries
Monsieur Bibendum – Tyro
Peter – David LaMotte

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