Wednesday, August 27, 2008

MONTHS IN SONGS


January songs

January-PILOT (1974)
January-February-BARBARA DICKSON (1980)


February songs
American Pie-DON McLEAN (1971), MADONNA (2000 / but February made me shiver)
Somebody Told Me-THE KILLERS (2004 / Well somebody told me You had a boyfriend Who looks like a girlfriend That I had in February of last year)


March songs
These Foolish Things-BRYAN FERRY (1973 / the winds of March that make my heart a dancer)


April songs

April Skies-JESUS & MARY CHAIN (1987)
Lifted-LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY (1995 /I really love to be alone without ╬▒ll the ache and pain and the April showers)
Looking For The Summer-CHRIS REA (1991 / Look deep into the April face)
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing-FOUR ACES (1955 / It's the April rose that only grows in the early spring)
Mad About You-STING (1991 / My heart was lost on a distant planet that whirls around the April moon)
Pieces Of April-THREE DOG NIGHT (1972)
Pride (In The Name Of Love)-U2 (1983 / Early morning, April 4 shot rings out in the Memphis sky)


May songs
Blue Velvet-BOBBY VINTON (1963 / warmer than May her tender sighs)
I Feel The Earth Move-CAROLE KING (1971), MARTIKA (1988 / mellow as the month of May)
My Girl-TEMPTATIONS (1964 / when it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May)
Stairway To Heaven-LED ZEPPELIN (1971 / It's just a spring clean for the May queen)


June songs
Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me)-TRAIN (2001 / She listens like spring and she talks like June)
How About You-MICKEY ROONEY & JUDY GARLAND (1941), HARRY NILSSON (1991 / I like New York in June, how about you?)
I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man-PRINCE (1987 / It was only last June when her old man ran away)
Kashmir-LED ZEPPELIN (1975 / sure as the dust that floats high in June, when movin' through Kashmir)
Spanish Eddie-LAURA BRANIGAN (1985 / It was June or July)
Summer (The First Time)-BOBBY GOLDSBORO (1967 / It was a hot afternoon, last day of June)
Vietnam-JIMMY CLIFF (1970 / tell all my friends that I'll be coming home soon my time 'll be up some time in June)


July songs

Beach Baby-FIRST CLASS (1974 / from July till the end of September)
Born On The Bayou-CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVVAL (1969 /and I can remember the fourth of July)
Darlington County-BRUCE (me and Wayne on the 4th of July)
Do I Love You-COLE PORTER, AZTEC CAMERA (does July need a sky of blue?)
Jocelyn Square-LOVE & MONEY (1988 / I wrote you a letter and I sent it on the first of July now it's November and still I haven't no reply)
July Morning-URIAH HEEP (1971)
Master Blaster (Jammin’)-STEVIE WONDER (it’s hotter than July)
One Place-EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL
Saturday In The Park-CHICAGO (1972 / I think it was the fourth of July)
See You In July-PAUL HARDCASTLE (1992)
Summerfling-K.D. LANG (2000 / Early morning Mid-July)


August songs

Hot August Night-VAYA CON DIOS (1995)
King Of Emotion-BIG COUNTRY (1988 /I know where all that time has goneBlown and drifted listening to an August night... washed out like an April day)
Tokyo Joe-BERTIE HIGGINS (1983 / laughing & having tea neath the August moon)
Wild Boys-DURAN DURAN (1984 / In August moon's surrender to a dust cloud on the rise)
(LP August-ERIC CLAPTON / 1987)


September songs

Alone Without You-KING (1985 / a hot room, Septembers gloom)
Flaming September-MARIANNE FAITHFULL (LP A Secret Life, 1995)
Girl In A Million-DREAM ACADEMY (in late September)
Heartbeat-WHAM (a September morning)
Maggie May-ROD STEWART (1971 / it's late September and I really should be back at school)
Papa Was A Rolling Stone-TEMPTATIONS (it was the 3RD of September)
Sealed With A Kiss-BRIAN HYLAND (let us make a pledge to meet in September)
September-EARTH WIND & FIRE (1978)
September In The Rain-DINAH WASHINGTON (1961)
September Morn'-NEIL DIAMOND (1979)
September Song-KURT WEIL, FRANK SINATRA, IAN McCULLOCH
Silly Girl-SAINT ETTIENNE
Wake Me Up When September Ends-GREEN DAY (2005)
When Love Breaks Down-PREFAB SPROUT (1985 / the sweet September rain)


October songs

October-A HA (LP Scoundrel days)
Moondance-VAN MORRISON (1970 / neath the cover of October skies)
My October Symphony-PET SHOP BOYS (1990)
She's Strange-CAMEO (1984 / like the cold in October she'll take you right over)


November songs

Gone Till November-WYCLEF JEAN (1997)
Late November-PAVLOV’S DOG (1975)
November Rain-GUNS N' ROSES (1991)
Run Baby, Run-SHERYL CROW (1993 / She was born in November 1963)
Where Do Broken Hearts Go-WHITNEY HOUSTON (1987 / since that cold November day)
Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald-GORDON LIGHTFOOT (1976 / when the skies of November turn gloomy)


December songs

Angel Of Harlem-U2 (It was a cold and wet December day)
Emma-ERROL BROWN
Famous Blue Raincoat-LEONARD COHEN (1970)
High-LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY
I Am A Rock-SIMON & GARFUNKEL (deep and dark December)
That's No Lie-ERROL BROWN
Time Passages-AL STEWART
Violet Hill-COLDPLAY (2008 / Was a long and dark December)


Various months songs
Love Parade-DREAM ACADEMY (from June to September)
The Night You Murdered Love-ABC (January, February, March & April May June July)
That’s Life-FRANK SINATRA (April, May, June, July)

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