Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions.
Someone once described music to me as a time machine. When we listen it often transports us back to a place in time. A certain song can bring back feelings of someone we loved, our wedding day, someone who died, or any of the many important times in our lives.
Music has always been a big part of my life. When I am sad listening to a sad song often allows me to release that sadness. Happy songs tend to take away my sadness. It has helped motivate me to do housework. Yep, just crank up the radio or a music television station and I’m good to go. Warning: Be careful not to turn your music up too loud though. I have actually blown out the speakers in a television once doing this.
I have been known to start singing in a store when a song that I like comes on, I tend to sing along with songs while I am driving, and it isn’t unusual to see me moving to the music in my computer chair as I sit and listen to music.
I would like to thank my Facebook friends and family who have helped me by giving me their song suggestions.
This week I am posting songs that are about giving thanks….Please leave a song title that is your favorite giving thanks song in the comments below. You may see your song posted in upcoming blog posts. Also please take the poll at the end of this post. And if you have enjoyed this blog post don’t forget to sign up to follow my blog so you’ll never miss a Musical Monday post. Follow buttons can be found on the right side of this blog. Thank you!
Cheryl Pepsii Riley ~ Thanks For My Child
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4HCCh30SOc
Mariah Carey, Joe, 98 Degrees ~ Thank God I Found You
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UClS0wn3LPs9jdX_yt2g1k8w
Andrew Gold ~ Thank You For Being A Friend
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5VPoyQT8YIyIjseszH2PGg
William deVaughn ~ Be Thankful For What You Got
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDFyX9ywaGWt8QRByFm5rqA
Martina McBride ~ Blessed
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcUhgsWPZU8U_u3B_yCgwgg
Oak Ridge Boys ~ Thank God For Kids
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVWs73U5t1dVNRTXijCOyEQ
Edwin McCain ~ I Could Not Ask For More
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnG-jgqGETbXyFKQO4CFwHA
Bing Crosby ~ I’ve Got Plenty To Be Thankful For
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjfYfpGsBxddLsvlMJPSNcA
Trace Adkins ~ Thankful Man
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKGiE9jf1FWwIY8FXriGupg
Velma Frye ~ I Am Thankful
YouTube Video Source: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjENuOt3GBkrN3Uy8gYkxbg
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