Posts Tagged ‘New Year’

New Years Resolution

January 1, 2021

“New Years Resolution,” written by Stax Records staffers Randle CatronWillie Dean “Deanie” Parker Catron, and Mary Frierson, recorded by Otis Redding and Carla Thomas in 1967.

Related:

Stax Museum website

“Rudyard Kipling’s Little-Known Poem on New Year’s Resolutions,” Ellen C. Caldwell, JSTOR Daily

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This Is the New Year

January 1, 2021

“This Is the New Year,” written by Ian Axel and performed by him with Chad King as A Great Big World. in 2012. Video director: Leiv Parton.

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New Year’s Day

January 1, 2021

“New Year’s Day,” written and recorded by Charlie Robison, 2004.

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This Will Be Our Year

January 1, 2021

“This Will Be Our Year,” written by Chris White and recorded by him with The Zombies, 1968. Lead vocal: Colin Blunstone.  Animation by Jamieson Mundy.

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Let’s Start The New Year Right

January 1, 2021

“Let’s Start The New Year Right,” written by Irving Berlin, recorded by Bing Crosby, 1942. The track was issued as the flip side of “White Christmas.”

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2021

“Auld Lang Syne,” lyrics written by Robert Burns in 1788, set to a traditional tune, rendered by The Real McKenzies, a Canadian Celtic Punk band, with Gord Taylor on the highland pipes.

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 31, 2020

“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” written by Frank Loesser, performed by Postmodern Jukebox, featuring vocalists Rayvon Owen & Olivia Kuper Harris, with and dance duo Caley & Kelsey, 2017. Jacob Scesney (clarinet),  Luca Pino (guitar), Adam Kubota (bass), Sheldon Reed (drums), Scott Bradlee (piano, arranger). Video by Braverijah Gregg.

Postmodern Jukebox website

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 31, 2020

“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” written by Frank Loesser, recorded by, The O’Jays, 1991.

The O’Jays website

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 31, 2020

“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?”was written in 1947 by Frank Loesser, and became a hit R&B record for The Orioles two years later.

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 30, 2020

“What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” written by Frank Loesser, recorded by Joe Williams, with Ellis Larkins on piano.

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