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Lots of Happy Songs

It's Friday, the sun is out, it feels like summer and I'm in the mood to share some happy, upbeat songs. Yes, some are a little on the cheesy side, LOL. Enjoy!



'60s
Gimme Me Some Lovin' - Spencer Davis Group (featuring Steve Winwood)
I Feel Free - Cream
It's Your Thing - The Isley Brothers (m4a)
Day Tripper - Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 (jazzy cover of The Beatles song)
59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) - Simon & Garfunkel

'70s
Mamma Mia - ABBA
Free Ride Edgar Winter Group (m4a)
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Junior's Farm - Paul McCartney. You probably know this song, even if you think you don't, from the title.
Mr. Blue Sky - Electric Light Orchestra
Bang a Gong (Get it On) - T. Rex.
Cruel to Be Kind - Nick Lowe


'80s
Whenever You're On My Mind - Marshall Crenshaw (Recommended to fans of Elvis Costello, Buddy Holly, Chris Isaak)
Middle of the Road - The Pretenders
Crash - The Primitives (Recommended to fans of The Bangles, The Sundays, Bananarama, etc.) (m4a)
Precious - The Jam.
Panic - The Smiths (m4a)
Mickey - Toni Basil
Hot You're Cool - General Public (Recommended to fans of The English Beat, Fine Young Cannibals, hell, everyone!)** (fixed the link)


Also -- multipage Nick Cave interview in the new EW! The one with the Lost cover. Woo! And omg, Russell Crowe wanted him to write a sequel to Gladiator? *diez*

Please comment if taking anything. ;)
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