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Staff Picks — Tori’s Top 5 Favorite Songs Based on Literary Works

Staff Picks — Tori’s Top 5 Favorite Songs Based on Literary Works

During the month of December, Loyola Libraries staff make lists and check them twice. What are these lists about? Anything! You can look at past years here, and stay tuned for more lists all month long!   Artist: David Bowie Song: 1984 Book: George Orwell’s 1984   Artist: Elton John Song: Rocket Man Short Story: Ray...
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Staff Picks – 5 Songs from Non-Musical Movies That Will Make You Want to Sing Along

Staff Picks – 5 Songs from Non-Musical Movies That Will Make You Want to Sing Along

“Tonight You Belong to Me” – The Jerk (1979) “Say a Little Prayer” – My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997) “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Wayne’s World (1992) “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’” – Top Gun (1986) “Try a Little Tenderness” – Pretty in Pink (1986)   ***HOLIDAY BONUS SONGS*** “The Star Spangled Banner” – Christmas Vacation...
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Staff Picks – Margaret’s Offbeat Christmas Albums

Staff Picks – Margaret’s Offbeat Christmas Albums

(image: uncubed.com)   One Christmas at a Time – Jonathan Coulton and John Roderick From the leader of The Long Winters and cult favorite nerd rocker Jonathan Coulton comes a hilarious reimagination of the Christmas album with the reality of dealing with difficult family members and spending the holiday in unusual places like jail....
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Staff Picks – Ben’s top ten musical covers discovered this year

Staff Picks – Ben’s top ten musical covers discovered this year

Top Ten Musical Covers I Discovered This Year   Some people collect physical objects, I collect unusual cover songs. A good cover can completely change the way you view a song. Sometimes it highlights aspects of the harmonies that get lost in the original like Obadiah Parker’s cover of Hey Ya by Outkast. Sometimes...
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