ASPENBEAT RADIO: Songs About Spring

Broadcast on Aspen Public Radio
Saturday, Mar 29, 2014
Host: Andrea Young

Theme: Songs About Spring

 

BizMarkie_cr_MichaelBuckner_2011  Don’t you like when the winter’s gone
  And all of a sudden it starts gettin warm
  The trees and the grass start lookin fresh
  And the sun and sky be lookin their best
  Birds be singin, flowers be bloomin
  A lot of brand new cars be zoomin
  Fly girls lookin the best they can be
  And the guys be dukey dukey Dan you see
                                                 Besides all that I like the warm weather
                                                Cause that’s when you can get yourself together
–Biz Markie, “Spring Again”

It’s springtime and Aspenbeat searched for songs about just that.  There are way more songs about Summer!  But here are the springtime songs that came across our radar.  A fun surprise — John Denver wrote a song called ‘Season Suite: Late Winter, Early Spring (When Everybody Goes To Mexico)’.  If you live in Aspen, even if you don’t know that song, that’s a familiar tune!  Also on the show, ‘Colleen The Reader’s prediction for the weather in Colorado this spring — rain and snow, rain and snow….
The Beatles, The Rascals, Cat Stevens, Basia, Noah and the Whale, ELO, The Allman Brothers, Buffalo Springfield, The Zombies,Biz Markie and Michael Jackson all take about Spring or renewal or the sun and blue skies.  Especially in the northeast U.S., where winter has been colder and wetter than in a very long time, listen to some music and even if Mother Nature isn’t doing it, get your Spring on.

 

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RESOURCES AND INSPIRATION

RESOURCES AND INSPIRATION

http://www.forbes.com/sites/michelecatalano/2013/03/06/sixteen-songs-that-feel-like-spring/

http://www.songfacts.com/category-songs_with_seasons_in_the_title.php

http://mashable.com/2014/03/24/music-monday-songs-of-spring/

http://sunny95.com/2013/04/08/17-greatest-songs-for-spring/

http://www.beliefnet.com/Inspiration/Galleries/Songs-About-Spring.aspx

http://www.vh1.com/music/tuner/2013-04-10/here-comes-the-sun-20-songs-for-springs-sunshine-y-days/

http://voices.yahoo.com/top-10-songs-signifying-spring-season-5627744.html?cat=2

http://rockcandy.omaha.com/2014/02/26/list-10-songs-to-get-in-the-mood-for-spring/

http://www.rhino.com/article/singing-the-songs-of-spring

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/21/291976964/10-celtic-songs-to-kick-off-spring