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4/18/20 Social Distancing Playlist JULIE KAUFMANN

Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) Doris Day
Feeling Good Nina Simone
Fever Susan Trexler & Christ Barbera
Drift Away Dobie Gray
Don’t Stand So Close to Me Police
No particular Place to Go Chuck Berry
Breathless Wanda Jackson
Bored to Death Eric Hutchinson
Everything’s Gonna be Alright David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
Don’t Get Around much Anymore Natalie Cole
I Can’t be Bothered Now Fred Astaire
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore Also by Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong, et al pick your favorite
Fever Also by Peggy Lee, Eva Cassidy, Michael Buble, et al


Bless the Beasts and the Children The Carpenters
You Raise Me Up Celtic Woman
Some Day Celtic Woman
Canta a la Vita Josh Groban
Only Time Enya
In the Morning Light Yani
Gabriel’s Obo Yo-Yo Ma
Je T’Aime Encore Celine Dion
I Don’t Know Why Shawn Colvin
Perhaps Love Placido Domingo and John Denver
Impossible Dream Brian Stokes Mitchell
Nostalgia Yo-Yo Ma
Colors of the Wind Vanessa Williams
You’ll Never Walk Alone Celtic Woman
Testify to Love Wynonna Judd
Watermark Enya
Love Can Build A Bridge Wynonna Judd
Circle Game Joni Mitchell



Young At Heart
Frank Sinatra
Pink Panther Theme
When We Were Beautiful Bon Jovi
Help The Beatles
Hello Goodbye The Beatles
Come Dance with Me Frank Sinatra
Surfin’ USA The Beach Boys
Cool Down:
God Bless the USA
Lee Greenwood


5/10/15 Karen Jo Smith, Wisconsin

Birthday Beatles
Dream Big Ryan Shupe & the Rubberbands
Go Light Your World Kathy Troccoli
I Believe Diamond Rio
I Can Only Imagine MercyMe
I Wish For You Jessica Andrews
Lean On Me Bill Withers
Stand Rascall Flatts
To Where You Are Josh Groban
Wind Beneath My Wings Bette Midler
You Raise Me Up Josh Groban
Angels Among Us Alabama
Walk On U2
Beautiful Day U2
Better Days Goo Goo Dolls
Celebration Kool & The Gang
Don’t Stop Believin’ Journey
Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder
I Got A Feeling Black Eyed Peas
I’ll Be There For You Rembrants
Next 100 Years Bon Jovi’
Party In The USA Miley Cyrus
Thank You For Being A Friend Andrew Gold
That’s The Way JoDee Messina
Walkin’ On Sunshine Katrina & The Waves
We Like To Party Vengaboys
You Belong In The Sun JoDee Messina
We Are Family Sister Sledge
Brave Sara Bareilles
Safe And Sound Capital Cities
Reach Out Four Tops
Love Is All You Need Beatles
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Carry On Fun
Roar Katy Perry
Brave Sara Bareilles
Bare Necessities Tony Bennett
What A Wonderful World Louie Armstrong
My Best Days Are Ahead Of Me Danny Gokey
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars
You’ve Got A Friend Carole King
I’ll Stand By You Carrie Underwood
Keep Holding On Avril Lavigne
Win Brian McKnight
Streetcorner Symphony Rob Thomas
Now Comes The Night Rob Thomas
This Town OAR
I Run For Life Melissa Etheridge
Good Day Ron Pope



Women empowerment–expanded (I use them for my women’s self-defense class)

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Turrell
All About That Bass Megan Trainor
American Woman Muddy Magnolias
America’s Sweetheart Elle King
Another One Bites the Dust Queen
Beautiful Christina Aguilera
Born This Way Lady Gaga
Brave Sarah Bareilles
Can’t Keep a Good Woman Down Sista Monica Parker
Confident Demi Lovato
Don’t Stop Believing Journey
Don’t You Make Me High Maria Muldaur
Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful Kelly Pickler
F**kin’ Perfect Pink
Feelin’ Good Nina Simone
Fight Like a Girl Kalie Shorr
Fight Like A Girl Bomshel
Fight Song Rachel Platten
Fighter Christina Aguilera
Girl in a Country Song Maddie & Tae
Girl on Fire Alicia Keyes
Girl Power Cheetah Girls
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
Good Woman Down Mary J. Blige
Goodbye Earl Dixie Chicks
Grown Woman Beyonce
Hero Mariah Carey
Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benatar
I Am Woman Helen Reddy
I Didn’t Know My Own Strength Whitney Houston
I Love Me Meghan Trainor
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
I Will Survive Puppini Sisters
I’ve Got That Thing Catherine Russell
Independence Day Martina McBride
Independent Women Part I Destiny’s Child
Invincible Pat Benatar
Invincible Kelly Clarkson
Just Like Fire Pink
Kick a Little Little Texas
Love Myself Hailee Steinfeld
Man I feel Like a Woman Shania Twain
Me Too Meghan Trainor
Man Smart (Woman Smarter) Harry Belafonte
Most Girls Hailee Steinfeld
No Meghan Trainor
Phenomenal Woman Olivia Newton John
Pocketful of Sunshine Natasha Bedingfield
Respect Aretha Franklin
Roar Katy Perry
Run the World (Girls) Beyonce
Salute Little Mix
Secrets Mary Lambert
Sisters Doin’ It for Themselves Aretha Franklin & Eurythmics
Sit Still, Look Pretty Dava
Stand Rascall Flatts
Strength of a Woman Shaggy
Strong Enough Cher
Strong Enough Sheryl Crow
Stronger Britney Spears
Superwoman Alicia Keys
Survivor Destiny’s Child
The Fighter Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood
This One’s For the Girls Martina McBride
Titanium David Guetta (feat. Sia)
Try Colbie Caillat
U Can’t Touch This MC Hammer
Unbreakable Madison Beer
Unstoppable Sia
Unwritten Natasha Bedingfield
We’re Not Gonna Take It Twisted Sister
What Doesn’t Kill You Kelly Clarkson
What Part of No Lorrie Morgan
Who Says Selena Gomez
Woman (Oh Mama) Joy Williams
You Don’t Own Me Lesley Gore
You Gotta Be Des’ree

Songs I’ve used (may be some duplicates with above lists):



Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind The Lovin’ Spoonful
She’s Got A Way Billy Joel
Sailing Liz Callaway
Me And Bobby McGee Janis Joplin
Nice ‘n’ Easy Frank Sinatra
California Girls The Beach Boys
Top Hat, White Tie, and Tails Louis Armstrong & Russell Garcia
Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher Jackie Wilson
The Lazy Song Bruno Mars
Walkin’ After Midnight Terri Clark
The Clapping Song Shirley Ellis
When You’re Good to Mama Chicago soundtrack
Don’t Worry, Be Happy Bobby McFerrin
High Hopes Frank Sinatra
You Really Got A Hold On Me Miracles
Fever Susan Trexler and Chris LaBarbera
Sway Dean Martin
Lazy River The Mills Brothers
Be True To Your School The Beach Boys


Songs that I might use in future classes:

Fat Bottomed Girls Queen
Unwritten Natasha Bedingfield
Brighter Than the Sun 3:52 All of You Colbie Caillat
Top Hat, White Tie and Tails Fred Astaire & Oscar Peterson
UP! Shania Twain
All I Wanna Do Sheryl Crow
You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me SmokeyRobinson & The Miracles
That Old Black Magic Cab Calloway
Wavin’ Flag K’naan
I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight Bob Dylan
L-O-V-E Nat King Cole
Standing On The Corner Dean Martin
Down at the Old Corrale Randy Travis
The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane The Ames Brothers
Peace Train Cat Stevens
Straight to Memphis Club des Belugas
Embraceable You Dinah Washington
Conga Gloria Estefan
Feeling Good Nina Simone
Island Eddy Raven
Just Got Started Lovin’ You James Otto
I Want to Be Seduced Di Anne Price and Her Boyfriends
The Vertical Expression (Of Horizontal Desire) The Bellamy Brothers
Memphis Women and Chicken Dan Penn
I Hope You Want Me Mavericks
If the Stars Were Mine Melody Gardot
I Want To Be Seduced Rob Rio & The Revolvers
You Don’t Treat Me No Good Sonia Dada
Lover, Lover Jerrod Niemann
Cabo San Lucas Toby Keith
Ruby Blue Róisín Murphy
Kiss Me, Honey Honey, Kiss Me Shirley Bassey
Why Don’t We Just Dance Josh Turner
Brazil Bellini
Toes Zac Brown Band
Anything Goes Patti LuPone
Wrap All Your Troubles In Dreams Les Paul & Mary Ford
Beyond the Sea Bobby Darin
Always Patsy Cline
Sentimental Journey Doris Day
Get It While It’s Hot Nodesha
I’ll Fly Away Gillian Welch & Alison Krauss
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered Sian Phillips
Play A Simple Melody Jo Stafford
I Can’t Be Bothered Now Crazy For You Soundtrack
Don’t Know Why Norah Jones
Ain’t That A Kick In The Head Dean Martin
Bill Bailey Ella Fitzgerald
Sixteen Tons Tennessee Ernie Ford
I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right out of my Hair South Pacific
Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars) Mark Ronson