May 20, 2021: Part of distinguishing between a trip and vacation means having the proper mix for each. You can’t roll into a trip with the kids blasting “Party Up,” just like you wouldn’t kick it with your college cronies to “Hakuna Matata.” To help you better understand the difference between the two, I’ve outlined a Top Ten Soundtrack for each. Click on each song to dance your trip or vacation away….
|Songs to Enjoy on Vacation||Songs to Survive a Trip|
|1. Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet||1. Sober by Pink|
|2. Life is a Highway by Tom Cochrane||2. Road to Nowhere by Talking Heads|
|3. Kokomo by The Beach Boys||3. End of the Line by Traveling Wilburys|
|4. No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem by Kenny Chesney||4. Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver|
|5. Toes by Zac Brown Band||5. Running Away by Bob Marley|
|6. Adventure of a Lifetime by Coldplay||6. Let It Go by Idina Menzel|
|7. Soak Up the Sun by Sheryl Crow||7. Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey|
|8. Two Tickets to Paradise by Eddie Money||8. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen|
|9. Paradise City by Guns n Roses||9. Hopeless Wanderer by Mumford and Sons|
|10. Time of Your Life by Green Day||10. Stayin’ Alive by The Bee Gees|
April 13, 2021: When writing my open letter to Erin, I discovered that the theme of “Better Days” is timeless and spans all music genres. All we ever want is to know that, even in our darkest hours, there is always a bright side. Below are some of my favorites. Click on each pic to have a listen.