This week’s Tuesday Topic is: Today is World Day of Music. If you run with music, share your perfect playlist! You can write about this topic or feel free to post any running related blog post. Remember to link up with Kim and Zenaida! Visit at least two of the other linked posts – the more the merrier! Remember to come back for later linkers!
🎵 I listen to music in the shower, in my car, and in my classroom. I mainly use Pandora but also have some great songs on Amazon. I have a specific playlist for my mother on Amazon that we listen to in the car or out in the balcony. She gets excited when she remembers a song that she likes and asks me to add it to the playlist.
🎵 So what do I listen to? I love 80s music. That is what I usually look for on the Peloton app. I also like 90s pop music. I don’t care too much for anything in the 2000s but may recognize a song here and there. I also like Spanish music. I have a great playlist on Pandora. It’s taken me years to get the songs I like. Sometimes Pandora will suggest a song in English and I make a face wondering how the heck that happened. The only song I will listen to is “Tennessee Whiskey”. I am obsessed with that song. 😀
🎵 A class with a great playlist on the Peloton app is one I took with Chase. Now I know he is no longer with Peloton and his class isn’t available anymore. But I did find a class from 2019 that is still available so I am not sure what the deal is. When instructors leave, does Peloton remove the classes?
🎵 Another great class I’ve taken multiple times is the 30 min All For One Run. It was the first time I heard a song from Whitney Houston that I had never heard before – “Higher Love”. Loved it!
🎵 I also listen to cumbia and salsa. I love Selena and wish there was a Peloton class with her songs. Sadly I began to listen to her music after she died. I did know about her before but didn’t pay too much attention to her. One of my favorites are these two songs that she performed at the Houston Astrodome a month before she died (I think it was her last concert).
🎵 Danza Kuduro also gets me in a good and dancing mood! This is the clean version we were allowed to play in the classroom when there was a competition (similar to March Madness) to find the best song. It did not win. “We Don’t Talk about Bruno” won. So maybe not everyone likes Danza Kuduro but there were others much better than the one about Bruno. 🤣 🤣
🎵 Not running related but I love “We Are The World”. On Saturday I heard the song which included pictures of the children that were killed in Uvalde. I was in the Sam’s Club parking lot when I searched for the song and I listened to it again. I began crying. I could not stop crying. I thought about those kids and their family. I also thought about my kids and how difficult it had been for them and everyone else these past 2 years.
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