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Tessa McClinton

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    Songs That Have Helped Me During Lockdown

    Songs That Helped Me During Lockdown GirlSpring

    This year was a year for discovery for many people. Whether it was watching a lot of Netflix, figuring out your baking skills, or becoming an expert on journaling, I think everyone has had plenty of time to dive into different kinds of activities. As it approaches one year since the first lockdown, I’ve been thinking about what I personally discovered. I listened to a bunch of new music during these months. I decided to compile a playlist of some of my favorite songs that I’ve found since the pandemic that have really helped me out this year! Here they are:

    In Dreams by Roy Orbison
    Treaty by Leonard Cohen
    Stratford-On-Guy by Liz Phair
    Golden Lady by Stevie Wonder
    Power Fantastic by Prince
    Blind by Swans
    She’s My Baby by Wings
    Mustt Mustt by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
    Excursions by A Tribe Called Quest
    Why Should I Love You? by Kate Bush
    Ventura Highway by America
    America by Simon & Garfunkel
    Ivo by Cocteau Twins
    Love Having You Around by Stevie Wonder
    Sweet Jane by The Velvet Underground
    Kiss Me On My Neck by Erykah Badu
    Every Night by Paul McCartney
    Your Smile by Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
    Streets of Fire by Bruce Springsteen
    Baubles, Bangles and Beads by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Frank Sinatra
    I Wish U Heaven by Prince
    Power Freaks by Jean Dawson
    Peg by Steely Dan
    Saddle in the Rain by John Prine
    Moonshadow by Yusuf / Cat Stevens

    I hope you like this playlist! What songs have helped you during lockdown?


    Do you know your music history? Try your hand at this Black Music History quiz!

    Need even more new music? Try this playlist generator that suggests songs based on what you already like!

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