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Crank Up the Good Tunes

Crank Up the Good Tunes

Executive Editor

There are books and articles by the score about how important it is for caregivers to take care of themselves.

A proper diet, sufficient sleep, exercise, outside activities — all are essential. But sometimes the best therapy is as close as your CD or mp3 player.

Here’s the ALZlive list of pop songs we think will brighten up a caregiver’s darkest day. Just click on the song title to take you to the YouTube video of each song.

We welcome your additions. We’ll update the ALZlive Good Tunes list as it grows.

Coming Soon. The ALZlive Good Tunes classical list

Got To Get You Into My Life – Beatles

Here Comes the Sun – Beatles

All You Need is Love – Beatles

Jackie Wilson Said – Van Morrison

(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson

Send in the Clowns – Judy Collins

Dancing on Daddy’s Shoes – Leon Redbone

Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Judy Garland

That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Feelin’ Alright – Joe Cocker

One Love – Bob Marley

Feeling Good – Nina Simone

I’ll Take You There – Staple Singers

Jeep’s Blues – Duke Ellington (Ellington Live at Newport)

One Love – Soweto Gospel Choir

When I Go Away – Levon Helm

Something’s Got A Hold of Me – Etta James

I Feel Good – James Brown

Where Did Our Love Go – The Supremes

Please Mr. Postman – the Marvelettes

My Girl – the Temptations

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