“Travel the world and the seven seas
Everybody’s looking for something”
Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams
- Favorite Types of Music: I like almost all genres of music, from opera to hard rock and even rap. My favorite part of music is the lyrics. I am not that big a fan of instrumental music.
- My Favorite Singers: Many of these artists I have been blessed to see in person. Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Fleetwood Mac, Counting Crows, REM, Joan Baez, Leonard Cohen, James Taylor, Judy Collins, Simon and Garfunkel, U2, Bon Jovi, Sting, Elvis Presley, Janis Joplin, Elton John, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Beatles, Janis Ian, Carole King, Prince, Roberta Flack, Bobby Darin, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Adele, Anne Murray, Johnny Cash, Journey, Bruce Springsteen, Queen, John Cougar Mellencamp, Joni Mitchell, Shakira, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, Gordon Lightfoot, Celia Cruz, Calle 13, Edith Piaf, Aerosmith, Silvio Rodriguez, Mercedes Sosa, Mocedades, Eminem, Lara Fabian, Andrea Boccelli, Ligabue, Jovanotti, Mariza, Caetano Veloso, Joe Dessin, Jacquel Brel, Enrico Macias, Anna Nalick.
- Some of My Favorite Foreign Language Songs: Probably once a month, I spend an evening watching YouTube videos of some of my favorite songs in foreign languages. I learned many of these songs while studying foreign languages at small schools worldwide. One of my favorite parts of learning a foreign language is discovering their music. Here are some of my favorite videos: Russian: Moscovskaya Vechera, Tonkaya Ryabina. Italian: Il Ragazzo della Via Gluck, Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu. French: Evangeline, Il est ou le bonheur?, On Ne Change Pas, L’Oiseau Rebelle. Spanish: Mi Unicornio Azul, Latinoamerica, El y Ella, A Dios Le Pido. Haiti: Bravo Manman, Le Mal du Pays