On Music: 10 Favorite Tunes to Get a November Weekend to a Good Start

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Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in west-central Florida on Friday, November 19, 2021. It’s a dark and cool autumn day. Currently, the temperature is 74˚F (23˚C) under cloudy skies. With humidity at 87% and the wind blowing from the northeast at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the feels-like temperature is 73˚F (23˚C). Today is going to be a wet day; the forecast calls for light rain and a high of 78˚F (26˚C). Tonight, skies will be mostly cloudy. The low will be 68˚F (20˚C).

I don’t have any personal news today, and it is Friday, so I think I’ll share some of my favorite songs and compositions – from various genres –  to get this last weekend before Thanksgiving started.

So, as they say inCajun French, “Laissez les bon temps rouler!”

  1. The Night Chicago Died – Paper Lace
  2. Just the Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  3. Downtown – Petula Clark
  4. Perhaps Love – John Denver & Placido Domingo
  5. Goodnight Saigon – Billy Joel
  6. Never on a Sunday – Connie Francis
  7. On the Beautiful Blue Danube – Johann Strauss II
  8. A Bridge Too Far – Main Theme – John Addison
  9. Superman – Prelude & Main Title – John Williams
  10. Star Wars – Princess Leia’s Theme – John Williams

Published by Alex Diaz-Granados

Alex Diaz-Granados (1963- ) began writing movie reviews as a staff writer and Entertainment Editor for his high school newspaper in the early 1980s and was the Diversions editor for Miami-Dade Community College, South Campus' student newspaper for one semester. Using his experiences in those publications, Alex has been raving and ranting about the movies online since 2003 at various web sites, including Amazon, Ciao and Epinions. In addition to writing reviews, Alex has written or co-written three films ("A Simple Ad," "Clown 345," and "Ronnie and the Pursuit of the Elusive Bliss") for actor-director Juan Carlos Hernandez. You can find his reviews and essays on his blogs, A Certain Point of View and A Certain Point of View, Too.

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