It's time to hand the turntables over to Mini Moose. Here are her seven picks for April.
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The Tide Is High was written by John Holt and originally recorded by the Paragons in 1966 for the album, On the Beach with the Paragons. Popular in Jamaica and UK, the song didn't become an international hit until Blondie covered it for their 1980 album, Autoamerican. It was the group's third No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100. In 2002, Atomic Kitten hit No. 1 in the UK with their version.
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Buckets of Rain was written by Bob Dylan, and he originally recorded it in 1974. It was released in 1975 from the album, Blood on the Tracks. Many artists have covered the song since, including Neko Case from her 2003 album Live from Austin, TX.
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Written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty, Everyday was recorded with the Crickets in 1957 and released as the B-side to Peggy Sue from the 1958 album, Buddy Holly. Though Everyday has a grammatically incorrect title, it’s been covered by several artists and used in multiple films including one of our all-time favorites, Stand By Me (1986).
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Axel F is the electronic instrumental theme for the 1984 movie, Beverly Hills Cop. The title is short for the main character Axel Foley, played by Eddie Murphy. Axel F was written and performed by Harold Faltermeyer and became an international hit, landing in the Top 5 in ten countries and hitting No. 1 in five.
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