Song of the Day

Erika Kind


Although I am not a big rap fan (it depends on the kind of rap) I heard this one lately and thought it was worth a song post! It is a classic of its own! And you know what? It is Friday… yay!! 

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51 Weeks: 51 Songs From The Past: Week 7: Mama Cass – Make Your Own Kind Of Music

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My choice of song last week was more about the inspirational video than the song itself. This week, my choice is all about the voice and the lyrics that can make us cry.

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Mama Cass Elliott (also known as Mama Cass) was a former member of the group ‘The Mamas and The Papas’ and, for me, has one of the most beautiful singing voices I have ever heard. This, without a doubt, is my favourite song of hers.

‘Make Your own Kind Of Music’ was a minor hit for Mama Cass in 1969. It only reached number 36 on the music charts but, over the years, has been used in many T.V. shows, commercials and, my favourite of all, in the stage play and movie, Beautiful Thing.

Like last week’s choice, the lyrics mean an awful lot to me (check them out on the video for the song). Combined with the…

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