Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls.

I have a lot of nieces, and as they entered the late teens and early 20s, I suggested music mixes for them.  Here the the playlists. Enjoy!

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 1

 Alice’s Restaurant Massacree (Arlo Guthrie, folk)

American Pie (Don McCLean, pop)

Back in the USSR (The Beatles, pop)

Both Sides Now (Judy Collins, folk)

Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison, pop)

Mambo Banjo (Allison Brown, jazz)

Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen, pop)

Why Walk When You Can Fly

(Mary Chapin Carpenter, country)

Tom Dooley (Kingston Trio, folk)

Angel of the Morning (Juice Newton, country)

Are You Lonesome Tonight (Bryan Ferry, rock)

Lily of the West (The Chieftans, folk)

Take the A Train (Duke Ellington, jazz)

We Shall Overcome (Pete Seeger, folk)

Mellow Yellow (Donovan, folk-rock)

Lullaby of Broadway (42nd St, musical)

Minor Swing (Django Reinhardt; jazz)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 2

Blue Yodel-T for Texas (Jimmy Rodgers, country)

Born to be Wild (SteppenWolf, rock)

Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Flatt and Scruggs, bluegrass)

G Bop (Alison Brown, Jazz)

Hurricane (Bob Dylan, rock)

My Father (Judy Collins, folk)

My Hometown (Bruce Springsteen, rock)

The Minor Swing (Django Reinhardt, jazz)

Walkin’ After Midnight (Patsy Cline, country)

Black Sand (Led Kaapana, Hawaiian)

Elvira (Kua Crater Boys, rock-Hawaiian)

I’ve Got Rhythm (Crazy for You, musical)

Take the A Train (Duke Ellington, jazz)

If I Had a Hammer (Peter, Paul and Mary, folk)

Jambalaya (Hank Williams, country)

Browneyed Handsome Man (Chuck Berry, rock)

Hey Jude (Beatles, rock)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 3

Minor Swing (Joe Craven Latino)

Rhapsody in Blue (Gerswhin, jazz)

Stardust (Wynton Marsalis, jazz)

Strike Up the Band (Rob McConnell, big band)

Stupid Texas Song (Austin Lounge Lizards, folk country)

Summertime (Joshua  Redman, jazz)

Watermenlon Man (Herbie Hancock, jazz)

Appalachia Waltz (Yo Yo Ma, classical)

Blue Moon Revisited (Cowboy Junkies, folk)

Heartbreak Hotel (Billie Joel, folk rock)

Wildwood Flower (Mother Mabel Carter and

the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, bluegrass)

Jumping Jack Flash (Rolling Stones, rock)

Waterloo (Abba, rock)

Alabama Jubilee (Kentucky Colonels, bluegrass)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 4

All Shook Up (Bill JoelElvis cover, rock)

Birthday (Beatles, rock)

I’ve Got Rhythm (Benny Goodman, jazz)

Life’s A Railway to Heaven (Johnny Cash, Earl

Scruggs and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country)

Mack the Knife (Ella Fitzgerald, jazz)

My Favorite Things (John Coltrane, jazz)

Sea Brazil (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, jazz)

The Lion Sleeps Tonight (The Nylons, pop folk)

That Would Be Something (Paul McCarthney, rock folk)

Camelot (Camelot, musical)

Frankie and Johnny (Jimmie Rodgers, folk)

Maria (West Side Story, musical)

Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan, folk)

Ol Man River (Show Boat, musical)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 5

Appalachian Swing (Aaron Copland, classical)

Black and Tan Fantasy (Duke Ellington, jazz)

Busted (Ray Charles, pop/jazz)

God Shuffled His Feet (Crash Test Dummies, pop)

Highway 61 Revisited (Bob Dylan and the Band

Before the Flood Tour, Rock)

Hound Dog (Elvis – The King – rock and roll)

Listen to What the Man Said (Paul McCartney and Wings, Rock)

Margaritaville (Jimmy Buffet, rock/folk)

Mr. Tamborine Man (The Byrds cover of Dylan classic, folk/rock)

Susie Q (Creedence Clearwater Revival, rock)

Suzanne (Leonard Cohen, folk)

There’s No Business Like Show Business (Tom

Wopat, Annie Get Your Gun, musical)

Walking After Midnight (Patsy Cline, country)

Zydco Gris-Gris (Beau Soleil, Cajun boogie)

Graceland (Paul Simon, folk/rock)

Meet Me At Mary’s Place (Sam Cooke, soul)

There’s a King of a Hush (Peter Noone, Herman of

Herman’s Hermits, on the old guy tour, folk/rock)

Get Off of My Cloud (Rolling Stones, rock)

 

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 6

Tradition (Fiddler on the Roof, musical)

Cherry Oh Baby (UB40, reggae)

Long Black Veil (Mick Jagger and the Chieftans, folk)

Both Sides Now (Judy Collins, folk)

Summertime (John Coltrane, jazz)

Take Five (Dave Brubeck quartet, jazz)

Hoochie Coohie Man (Eric Clapton, blues)

Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain (Willy Nelson, country)

Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Doug Dillard, bluegrass)

Hanky Panky (Tommy James and the Shondells, rock)

Forever Young (Bob Dylan, pop/folk)

City of New Orleans (Arlo Guthrie, folk)

Pollution (Tom Lehrer, comedy)

Hound Dog (Jeff Beck, covering the King, rock)

Mrs. Robinson (Simon and Garfunkel, folk)

Shut Up and Kiss Me (Mary Chapin Carpenter, country)

Arkansas Traveler (Michelle Shocked, bluegrass)

Take the A Train (Duke Ellington, Jazz)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 7

We’re Gonna Rock Around the Clock

(Bill Halley and the Comets, rock)

Blue Monk (Thelonius Monk, Jazz)

I Heard It Through the Grapevine (Marvin Gaye, Soul)

Take the A Train (James Carter, Jazz)

Fire on the Mountain (Kentucky Colonels, Bluegrass)

I Whistle Å Happy Tune (King and I, Musical)

White Christmas (Willy Nelson, Pop)

Killiecrankie (Marc Gunn, Folk)

Manic Monday (Bangles, Pop-Rock)

Money, Money (Mama Mia, musical)

My Favorite Things (Sound of Music, musical)

Universal Soldier (Donovan, folk)

Embraceable You/Why Did I Choose You (Rob

McConnell and the Big Brass, jazz)

Ripple (Greatful Dead, folk-rock)

Eight Days a Week (Beatles, pop)

Pirate Jennie (Judy Collins, folk)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 8

Duet for Cello and Bass (Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and

Mark O’Connor, classical)

Georgia on My Mind (Django Reinhard, jazz)

Brown-eyed Handsome Man (Paul McCartney, pop-rock)

Norwegian Wood (Beatles, pop)

Forever Young (Bob Dylan, folk-rock)

Lambeth Walk (Django Reinhard, jazz)

I Feel Pretty (West Side Story,musical)

Roll Ovrer Beethoven (Chuck Berry, pop)

Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, jazz)

Ruby Tuesday (Rolling Stones, pop)

Sweet Georgia Brown (Ella Fitzgerald, jazz)

Tears of Rage (Bob Dylan and the Band, folk)

Banana Slugs! (Austin Lounge Lizards, country)

Honky Tonk Blues (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country)

Til There Was You (The Music Man, musical)

Will the Circle Be Unbroken (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country)

Old Joe Clark (Kentucky Colonels, bluegrass)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 9

He Things He’ll Keep Her (Mary Chapin Carpenter, country)

Rough Ridin (Ella Fitzgerald, jazz)

Sweet Georgia Brown (Django Reinhardt, jazz)

Unchained Melody (Manhattan Transfer, Bewop)

Let’s Spend the Night Together (Rolling Stones , rock)

The Times They Are A-Changin (Bob Dylan, folk)

Akaka Falls (Led Kaapana, Hawaiian)

Blue Hawaii (Willie Nelson, country)

Shall We Dance (The King and I, musical)

Shalom Aleichem (Andy Statman and David Grisman, jazz)

Baby, Baby, Baby (Roomful of Blues, blues)

Dear Abby (Jone Prine,folk)

Gift Horse of Mercy (Butch Hancock, folk-rock)

Oklahoma (Cast of Oklahoma, musical)

I Believe in You (Don Williams, country)

Elanor Rigby (Beatles, rock)

Tracks of My Tears (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, soul)

Forever Young (Bob Dylan, folk)

Take a Chance  on Me (Cast, Mama Mia, musical)

Cabin on a Hill (Flatt and Scruggs, bluegrass)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 10

Blowin in the Wind  (Bob Dylan, folk)

Chicken Cordon Bleus (Steve Goodman, folk)

Heartbreak Hotel (Elvis, rock)

Maggie’s Farm (Bob Dylan, rock)

Monk’s Dream (Thelonius Monk, jazz)

Zoot Suit Riot (Cherry Poppin Daddies, jazz)

19th Nervous Breakdown (Rolling Stones, rock)

Amanda (Don Williams, country)

Crystal Blue Persuasion (Tommy James and the Shondells

Rock)

Friend of the Devil (Grateful Dead,  new age)

Sailing to Philadelphia (Mark Knopfler, pop)

Wimoweh  (Pete Seger, folk)

All Shook Up (Paul McCartney, rock)

Luck be A Lady (Guys and Dolls, Musical)

Sunny Side of the Mountain (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, country)

Tenesse Waltz (Chieftans, country)

23rd Psalm (Bobby McFerrin, pop)

Limehouse Blues (Mike Auldrige, Hawaiian)

Another Saturday Night (Sam Cooke, pop)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 11

Born in the USA (Bruce Springsteen, rock)

Giant Steps (John Coltrane, Jazz)

Girl from the North Country (Bob Dylan and Johnny

Cash, folk-country)

Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan, rock)

Route 66  (Manhattan Transfer, pop)

Shalom Aleichem (Andy Statman and David Grisman, jazz)

Your Cheatin Heart (Hank Williams, country)

Georgia  on my Mind (Willie Nelson, country)

La Vie En Rose (Louis Armstrong, jazz)

Try to Remember (Fantasticks, musical)

Good Lovin (The Rascals, pop)

Honky Tonkin (Hank Williams, country)

Me and Bobby McGee (Kris Kristofferson, country-folk)

Proud Mary (Credance Clearwater Revival, pop)

Rivers of Babylon (Jimmy Cliff, reggae)

The Folk Song Army (Tom Lehrer, pop)

I Honestly Love You (Olivia Newton John, pop)

Joy to the World (Three Dog Night, rock)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 12

Bye Bye Blackbird (Miles Davis, jazz)

City of New Orleans (Seldom Scene, bluegrass)

Heart of Glass (Blondie, rock)

Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Earl Scruggs, bluegrass)

I Love Paris (Ellla Fitzgerald, jazz)

Layla (Eric Clapton, rock)

Wings of a Dove (Nancy Griffith, folk rock)

You Angel You (Bob Dylan, pop)

Black Mountain Rag (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, bluegrass)

Where Have All the Flowers Gone (Kingston Trio, folk)

Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Flatt and Scruggs, bluegrass)

Song of Hareford (Me and My Girl, musical)

Are You Lonesome Tonight (Elvis Presley, rock)

Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan, rock)

Summertime (George Benson, jazz)

The Wind’s Dominion (Butch Hancock, country folk)

All Along the Watchtower (Bob Dylan, rock)

Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, folk- country)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 13

Cheeseburger in Paradise (Jimmy Buffet, country rock)

The Sinister Minister (The Flecktones, jazz)

Sisters (Bette Midler, jazz)

Eight Miles Hight (The Byrds, rock)

You’ll Never Walk Alone (Carousel, musical)

New San Antonio Rose (Bob Wills, country)

Reach Out I’ll Be There (Four Tops, soul)

Walk Like An Egyptian (Bangles, rock)

Mrs. Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter (Herman’s Hermits,

rock)

Are You Sure Hank Done It This A Way? (Waylon Jennings,

country)

Jailhouse Rock (John Mellancamp, rock)

The Vatican Rag (Tom Lehrer, satire)

An American in Paris (George Gershwin, jazz)

All of Me (Willy Nelson, jazz)

Soldier’s Joy (Earl Scruggs and friends, bluegrass)

The Times They Are A Changin (Joshua Redman, jazz)

Frankie and Johnny (Mike Auldrige and Bob Brozman, roots)

Sunshine Superman  (Donovan, rock)

Will the Circle Be Unbroken (The Neville Brothers, soul)

I Fall to Pieces (Patsy Cline, country)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 14

Fishin Blues (Taj Mahal, folk/country)

I’m Henry the VIII, I Am (Herman’s Hermits, Pop)

It Duke Mean a Thing if It Ain’t Got That Swing (Duke

Ellington, Jazz)

Mr. Tambourine Man (Bob Dylan at Budokan, Rock)

Tel Me Why You Like Roosevelt (Jesse Winchester

Folk)

Second That Emotions (Smokey Robinson and the

Miracles, Soul)

My Sweet Lord (George Harrison, Rock)

A Cockeyed Optimist (“South Pacific”)

So Long Marianne (Leonard Cohen, folk)

Where Have All the Flowers Gone (Pete Seeger, folk)

Brown Eyed Girl (Ka’au Crater Boys, folk)

I Want to Hold Your Hand (The Beatles, Pop)

Time Changes Everything (Bob Wills and the Texas

Playboys, Country)

A Worried Man (Kingtson Trio, folk)

Dreaming My Deams (Cowboy Junkies, folk)

Sunrise, Sunset (“Fiddler on the Roof”)

Ferry Across the Mersey (Peter Noone, pop)

They Can’t Take That Away From Me (Rosemary

Clooney, jazz)

Alberta Bound (Gordon Lightfoot, folk)

Misty (Ella Fitzgerald, jazz)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century MusicFor 21st Century Girls. Volume 15

It’s a Hearche (Juice Newton, country)

Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan, folk rock)

Band on the Run (Paul McCartney and Wings, pop)

The Surrey With the Fringe on Top (Oklahoma, musical)

City  of New Orleans (Steve Goodman, folk)

Paint It Black (Rolling Stone, rock)

Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry, folk)

S’Wonderful (My One and Only, Musical)

Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific, musical)

Amanda (Waylon Jennings, mountry)

Seventy-Six Trombones (The Music Man, musical)

All Shook Up (Elvis Presley, rock)

Black Eyed Man (Cowboy Junkies, folk)

Casey Jones (Mississippi John Hurt, blues)

Pancho and Lefty (Townes van Zandt, folk)

Take Me Back to Tulsa (Bob Wills, country)

Glass Ball Slack Key (Led Kaapana, folk)

Flight of the Cosmic Hippo (Bela Fleck and the

Flecktones, jazz)

My Creole Belle (Mississippi John Hurt, blues)

Turn, Turn, Turn  (Judy Collins, folk)

 

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 16

The Times They Are A’Changing (Peter, Paul, and

Mary, folk)

For Wee Folks (Wynton Marsalis, jazz)

Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’ (Oklahoma, musical)

I Wanna Be Your Man (Rolling Stones, jazz)

With a Little Bit of Luck (My Fair Lady, musical)

Yankee Lady (Jesse Winchester, country)

I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight (Bob Dylan, folk)

Skimbleshanks, The Railway Cat (Cats, musical)

Summertime (Doc Watson and David Grisman, jazz)

You Are My Sunshine (Ray Charles, jazz)

Boots of Spanish Leather (Nanci Griffith, folk)

Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen, rock)

Sweet Georgia Brown (Doc Watson and David Grisman,

Jazz)

Cold Missouri Waters (James Keelaghan, folk)

Hanging on the Telephone (Blondie, rock)

Sweet Loraine (James Keelaghan, folk)

Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down (Earl Scruggs,

Doc Watson, Ricky Skaggs, bluegrass)

Orange Mountain Special (Country Cooking, bluegrass)

Puff the Magic Dragon (Peter, Paul and Mary, folk)

The New Math (Tom Lehrer, comedy)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 17

The Times They Are A’Changing (Tracy Chapman,

Folk)

Wouldn’t It Be Loverly (My Fair Lady, musical)

Burning Love (Travis Tritt, country)

Salty Dog (Mississippi John Hurt, blues)

The River (Bruce Springsteen, rock)

Honky Tonk (Miles Davis, Jazz)

Stomping at the Savoy (Woody Herman, Big Band)

Turn, Turn, Turn (Pete Seeger, folk)

Leopard-skin Pillbox Hat (Bob Dylan, rock)

Man We Was Lonely (Paul McCartney, pop)

San Antonio Rose (Asleep at the Wheel, country)

Suspicious Minds (Dwight Yokam, country)

Changes (Phil Ochs, folk)

Four Strong Winds (Neil Young, folk)

Prodigal Daughter (Michelle Shocked, folk)

Lambeth Walk (Me and My Girl, musical)

Can’t Help Falling in Love (Bono, rock)

Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Nitty Gritty Dirt

Band, country-folk)

The Tears of a Clown (Smokey Robinson & The

Miracles, soul)

Foggy Mountain Break Down (Flatt and Scruggs,

Bluegrass)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 18

Love Me Tender (Amy Grant, Folk-Rock)

Mony, Mony (Tommy James and the Shondells, Rock)

Luckenbach Texes (Waylon Jennings, Country)

MTA (Kingston Trio, Classic Folk)

Macavity (Cats, Musical)

Standing in the Shadow of Love (Four Tops, Soul)

Twisting the Night Away (Sam Cook, Rock)

Desperadoes Waiting for a Train (Nancy

Griffith & Guy Clark, folk)

Jail House Rock (Elvis Presly, Rock n Roll)

I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair

Lady, Musical)

Highway 61 Revisited (Bob Dylan, Folk Rock)

Listen to the Radio (Nancy Griffith, Folk)

Dancing in the Dark (Bruce Springsteen, Rock)

Maggie’s Farm (Tim O’Brine, Bluegrass)

Sundown (Gordon Lightfoot, Folk)

Guantanemera (Pete Seeger, Folk)

Flint Hill Special (Flatt and Scruggs, Bluegrass)

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 19

Tomstone Blues (Tim O’Brien, Folk-Bluegrass)

Just Like Dynamite (Roomful of Blues, Blues)

Live and Let Die (Paul McCartney, Pop)

Brand New Tennessee Waltz  (Jesse Winchester, Folk)

Rockin with the Rhythm of the Rain (The Judds, Country)

Summertime (Miles Davis, Jazz)

A Hard Day’s Night (The Beatles, Pop)

The Times They Are A-Changing (Bob Dylan, Folk-Rock)

Forever Young (Bob Dylan, Folk-Rock)

Sloop John B (The Beach Boys, Pop)

Early Morning Rain (Gordon Lightfoot, Folk)

Light One Candle (Peter, Paul, and Mary, Folk)

Blackberry Blossom (Michelle Shocked, Folk-Bluegrass)

Younger than Springtime (South Pacific, Musical)

Say Eyed Lady  of the Lowlands (Bob Dylan, Folk-Rock)

There is a Mountain (Donovan, Folk-Rock)

Foggy Mountain Top (Earl Scruggs & Doc Watson,

Bluegrass)

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls. Volume 20

Mr. Tambourine (Roger McGuinn, Folk-Rock)

Than Heaven for Little Girls (Gigi, Musical)

Leaning on the Lam Post (Herman;s Hermits, Pop)

Me and Bobby McGee (Kris Kristofferson, Folk)

Stomping at the Savoy(Benny Goodman, Jazz)

Tonight (West Side Story, Musical)

Dark As a Dungeon (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Folk)

If Not For Your (George Harrison, Pop)

The Times They Are A Changin (Bob Dylan, Folk)

Highway 61 Revisited (Bob Dylan, Folk)

If I Had a Hammer (Peter, Paul, and Mary, Folk)

Satin Rose (South Loomis Quickstep, Bluegrass)

The Look of Love (Diana Krall, Jazz)

Buckets of Rain (Bob Dylan, Folk)

You Coulda Walked Around the World (Butch

Hancock, Country)

Star of the County Down (Yo-Yo Ma and

Buddies, Classica-Folk)

They Can’t Take That Away From Me (Crazy

For You, Musical)

 

 

Uncle Marc’s Mix of 20th Century Music For 21st Century Girls.  Volume  21: Bonus Dylan Tracks

Crash on the Levee

One More Cup of Coffee

A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall

It Ain’t Me

Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again

With God on Our Side

Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right

Mr Tambourine Man (1966 live)

Mr Tambourine Man

Most Likely You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine

Blowin’ in the Wind

It’s All Over Now Baby Blue

I Shall Be Released

Knockin on Heaven’s Door

 

 

 

 

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