It's time to hand the turntables over to Mini Moose. Here are her seven picks for August.
SONG OF THE monDAY
Super Trouper is a song by ABBA released in 1980 from their album, Super Trouper. The term Super Trouper refers to spotlights used in stadium concerts. ABBA used a ton of artists for the video, but the spotlight they used was a CCT Silhouette followspot not an actual Super Trouper.
SONG OF THE tuesDAY
I’m Real was released on Sept. 4, 2001 from Jennifer Lopez’s album, J.Lo (2001). Four days after its release, it knocked Fallin’, by Alicia Keys, out of the top spot on both Billboard Hot 100 and on Hot 100 Air Play. It was the number one song in the country during the September 11 attacks.
SONG OF THE wednesDAY
SONG OF THE thursDAY
Magic Man is from Heart’s 1976 album, Dreamboat Annie. It was released in Canada in 1975 and the US in 1976 as the second single from the album. Told from the perspective of a young girl being seduced by an older man, Ann Wilson said the song is an autobiographical tale about the beginning of her relationship with then-boyfriend and band manager Michael Fisher. Magic Man became Heart’s first Top Ten in the US, peaking at No. 9 on Billboard Hot 100.
SONG OF THE friDAY
Diamonds On the Soles of Her Shoes was released as the fourth single from Paul Simon's seventh studio album, Graceland (1986). The song features guest vocals from the South African men's choral group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
SONG OF THE saturDAY
Joyful Sound is from Boulder-based jam band The String Cheese Incidents' 2001 album, Outside Inside. Written by Keith Moseley, the song wasn't released as a single but made its live debit in June of 1999 at Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins, Colorado.
SONG OF THE sunDAY
Wild Horses is a song by The Rolling Stones from their 1971 album, Sticky Fingers. The Sundays covered the song for their 1992 album, Blind. It was released as the b-side for Goodbye and was featured in the 1996 movie, Fear and in a 1999 episode of the TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.