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Sunday, July 19, 2009

My Ipod Needs Your Help

Today is a perfect day for this.  

Being the SITS gals FB, I mean!!!   

Because I need your help.

My ipod selections are D*U*L*L!

I need to 'summer' it up a little bit!

Music is a huge part of life.  Most of our major life changing moments have a song. 

A song you played over and over again to ease your heart break.

Or a song you danced and laughed to.

A song you graduated to.

Played while giving birth.

Be-bopped to in your cars.

Buried your loved ones to music.

Got married to music.

And, most importantly, drove around with the windows down BLARING good old '80s tapes, like Def Leppard or Motley Crue.  Right, Heather, my '80s lovin' friend?

Now, my very welcome visitors, I need you to help me by telling me your favorite summer songs. 
I'm hoping to be out of this cast soon and on my way to walking and taking off this butt weight I put on and I need to work on my ipod.

Give it to me people.

Just a couple.

Each.

Please?

I promise to have them ALL on my ipod when I come out to SITScation in October!  

Because, people, H*E*L*L*O, it's VEGAS!! 

And October in Vegas still requires summer tunes!

Thanks so much for coming by today!! 

And thanks to our awesome SITS gals for all their hard work in the blog community!

And don't forget:




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Enjoy!!  I hope you'll come back again sometime soon!

186 comments:

thatgirlblogs said...

Let me be the first to congratulate you on being the FB on SITS today!

Songs? You don't want my list. I have mainly Jonas Brothers songs on my iPod, mixed with Gwen Stefani, REM, All American Rejects...

My favorite this summer? Boom, Boom, Pow by Black Eyed Peas.

Lisa Petrarca said...

Congrats on your SITS day! Here's one of my fav's when I'm feeling down and things have me really stressed out!

By Your Side- Tenth Avenue North (Listen and watch at the link below)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J95rAr0gOFU

Angela said...

Congrats on your spotlight - YEAH!! I love:
Faith Hill -Sunshine and Summertime
Anything by Harry C Jr.-LOVE HIM!
Simon and Gar songs -too many!

Mama Mel said...

Happy SITS Day!

Sadly, I have misplaced my iPod... It's not lost... I just can't find it. But, I love any Bon Jovi songs. And I am still in love with Jon Bon Jovi... I think he is still so hot even though he's in his 40s now... :)

Hope you have a great day!

Misty said...

Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynrd is always a good one...

All Summer Long by Kid Rock is a good one...

and my boys are loving for me to crank up "So What!" by Pink and for us all to scream..I mean sing it while going down the road!

oregoncitygirl said...

Congratulations!!
Here are some songs on repeat on my summer playlist, hope it helps:

Sixpence None the Richer "Kiss me"
The Ataris "Boys of Summer"
Metro Station "Shake it"
Nickelback "If Today Was Your Last Day"
Rascal Flatts "Life is A Highway"

happy listening! :D

scrappysue said...

congrats on being the sits fb - i'm pretty sure i've been to your blog before! i'm always hassling my teenage girls to update my ipod, but they can't ever be bothered! miss 17 just plugged mine in and itunes won't even recognise it - i feel so left out!

we just had 'kids of 88' playing - take you back my house

TuTu's Bliss said...

I love The Coasters. Old but fun ;)

teasinglydiverse said...

Happy SITS day! :) I'm loving Regina Spektor this summer...

mub said...

I usually listen to audiobooks on my mp3 player (yah, I'm boring *L*) but two songs that always make me wanna dance and move are This is How a Heart Breaks by Rob Thomas and Canned Heat by Jamiroquai. Happy SITS day =)

Kris said...

Congrats on being the FB today! How about Love Shack? That's always been one to get me up and moving!

Melissa said...

Happy SITS day!
I agree, music is the driving force behind just about everything. Every memory is tied to a song, even the bad ones.
The shins make great summer music and Acrade Fire,Funeral(I know it doesn't sound like summer, but the feeling is there), hope you like.

=)

JennyMac said...

Good morning SITS FB Superstar!

I love love LOVE my iPod and have over 1200 songs so I won't bog you down with the full list but I agree with That Girl Blogs on Boom Boom Pow. I also love the new DMB cd, anythiing by: Ray Lamontagne, Everclear, Counting Crows, Adele, Shins, Death Cab for Cutie (listen to "I'll follow you") ....I would love to send you a lengthy email. :)

Equidae said...

congrta on your sits day and wish you pass a great one :)

Drahdrah said...

Hiya ! Congrats on being the FB. I'm not sure if this is a summer song, but I just rediscovered it, and can't stop playing it:
Where is the love by Black Eyed Peas

Lynn from For Love or Funny said...

Hi! I must admit that I am hooked on Yanni's new Voices album. It's on my iPod, and it's very romantic new-Age stuff.

Susie said...

Congratulations on your SITs feature! I hope you enjoy your day in the sun:-)

As for a song, I got married to "I Could Not Ask for More" by Edwin McCain.

Beth in NC said...

Congratulations on being the featured blogger -- woo hoo! I'm coming over from SITS and my all time favorite summer song is Otis Redding's "Dock of the Bay" ...

Have a great week!
Beth

PalmettoChik said...

Happy SITS day!

Can't wait to explore your blog!

Wendy
Bumblebees and Bugladies

FranticMommy said...

I am not sure why, but when I read your post on music that makes you "remember"..I immediatley thought of Huey Lewis and The News! (yup, I'm an 80's gal). Lately I feel like "Hip To Be Square" is my theme song and hubs and I always joked "Happy To Be Stuck with You" was OUR theme song. Congrats on your SITs Day!

FranticMommy said...

I am not sure why, but when I read your post on music that makes you "remember"..I immediatley thought of Huey Lewis and The News! (yup, I'm an 80's gal). Lately I feel like "Hip To Be Square" is my theme song and hubs and I always joked "Happy To Be Stuck with You" was OUR theme song. Congrats on your SITs Day!

PalmettoChik said...

Forgot to leave song recommendations.

Hmm....I think my fave song so far this summer is Best Days of Your Life by Kellie Pickler and anything by Taylor Swift.

Sorry, I'm a country girl.

Amy B. said...

Happy SITS day!

I highly recommend Daylight by Matt & Kim. You cannot be still or unhappy when that song comes on.

Cindy @ Chalk it Up! said...

Congrats on the FB!
Lucky you, going to Vegas with the Sistas!!!
Have a great time.
I can't think of any songs at the moment if I think of any I'll be back
Enjoy your day!
Cindy

Rebekah said...

Congrats on your SITS Day!! Enjoy!!

Becky @ Our Sweet Peas said...

Old school pick would HAVE to be "Summer Time" by Wil Smith or DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince whatever he was calling himself then. LOVE IT STILL!

Newer would be "put a ring on it" by Beyonce because it just cracks me up and just picturing those girls dancing their booties off in the video would make me want to walk.

Neither of these are new songs but I rarely listen to the radio so it's slim pickin' in my brain right now!

I enjoyed your blog today! Thanks!

parentingBYdummies said...

Congrats on your big day. And, did you say you'er going to SITScation?! Cool! I'm going too. Can you say excited?! And, for music. You probably don't want my real faves b/c I have the musical taste of a 15 year old. But, one of my all time old school favorites of summer is Will Smith/DJ Jazzy Jeff's Summertime. Always puts me in the summer mood:)

The Toll House Cookie said...

Happy SITS FB Day!!

Songs that trigger memories for me... "Fooled Around and Fell In Love" (Elvin Bishop), "I'll Still Be Lovin' You" (Restless Heart), "Leave It All Behind" Amy Grant....just off the top of my head. There are so many more....

What I need to get is an IPod! LOL!

Ronda's Rants said...

Happy "You" day!
I love Madaonna, Rolling Stones, Beetles, Billy Joel, Moby...
but my family song is by Paul Simon
My Momma loves me! :)
Have a great day...my friend.

Lee said...

Happy FB day and ANYTHING Queen! Especially Bohemian Rhapsody. Can't hear it enough! Even got my kids singing it in the car with me! Here from SITS!

missy said...

happy SITS day!!!!!!

I think jimmy Buffet is soooo "summer"!!!!!

Christina Lee said...

happy SITS day! I am listening to Coldplay alot this summer but Jack Johnson too!

Jennifer Juniper said...

I am a music girl, too, it's my life and marks any event or milestone. I feel like we're kindred spirits! AND I was JUST planning this exact post for my blog so I'm all set.

My all time favorite summer song is What a Wonderful World/Somewhere Over the Rainbow the Israel Kamakawiwo'ole version. Click here to watch the video and I promise his voice will give you goosebumps:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ltAGuuru7Q

So nice for sits to lead me to you, what a fun FB post :)

Penelope said...

Congrats on being FB! While I can't drink coffee (pregnant) I can certainly peruse your blog, and the others you recommended :) Your posts are funnneeee!

Tiffany said...

Congrats on being Saucy today! I'm sorry that I have no tune suggestions. I think I might be boring that way ;-)

When Pigs Fly said...

You are hilarious. I loved your "a little about me" blurb. I am going to read some more on your site. So nice to get a featured blogger entertaining enough to want to bookmark. I will be back to follow your posts.

butterfliesinmyhand said...

Honestly, there's no way I could narrow it down to one or a few songs. I have hundreds of songs on my ipod and they range from Emenim to Kenny Chesney to Blue Tree.

I'd have to say the band I've been listening to the most lately is Little Big Town and I like "Wild at Heart" by Gloriana but you really can't go wrong with some of the other suggestions from before me.

Congrats on being the FB!

Robin said...

WooHoo....congratulations on your day in the SITS sun!

Wow...it's hard to pick music for others. There is so much out there and it all depends on the time of day and the mood we are in at the moment. :-)
But When I think of Vegas, I think the Dandy Warhols......with songs like "Smoke It"...."Shakin". Or maybe LCD Soundsystem....with "Give It Up". Or how about Stereophonics....their songs "Pedalpusher", "Superman" and "Mama Told Me Not to Come"

Sandy said...

Good morning and Happy SITS Day....just from reading today's post I see why they chose you. Your comments about how music marks so many events in our lives are so 'on the mark.' Here an couple oldie-but-goodie from me:

Brown Eyed Girl---Van Morrison

Mommys Online Garage Sale said...

My kids watched "Back to the Future" for the first time this weekend. How about some Huey Lewis?

Happy SITS Day.

Miss Gina Designs said...

Happy SITS Day! Congrats on your feature!

Farmgirl Paints said...

Hi Good morning and congrats on your SITS day. I'm off to check you out:)

Dee said...

Great post!

Congrats on being featured!

Farmgirl Paints said...

Oh and I'm lovin' Rascall Flatts and Lady Gaga right now!

Sheri Carpetenter said...

Hey There stopping by from SITS. Love your blog.
I would have to say the best song ever is Bring Me To Life by Evanessace.
If you want some help with your "butt" weight (lol that was cute the way you put that) go have a look at my blog at http://sherisstory.blogspot.com/
Make sure to scroll down and see the pics I have posted there.
Have a GREAT day!!

Amethyst Moon said...

Congrats on your SITS day! I totally agree! Music is a major part of my life (the reason I have music notes tatooed behind my ears) and the boss is definitely paying me to read and write my comments, sad, but true)

I love so many types of music: here's a few summer treats:

Home Sweet Home-motley Crue for the summer away from my first boyfriend (age 11)

Miami- Will Smith- for the summer living in ME with my little ones

Bob Dylan's greatest hits- now playing

Jingle said...

Well, I have to give you a couple.

This one is my favorite song, EVER! It makes me stop, slow down, and just listen every time I hear it.
Delta Rain by The Blessing

As far as fun songs for summer...I have to go with these:
Welcome to Miami by Will Smith
Just Dance by Lady Gaga

And as far as just great music...
Anything by the Pet Shop boys or Moby. I love it!

Congrats on your feature today!!! Enjoy your SITS spotlight!

Melissa B. said...

Congrats on being featured today, SITSta! Hope you enjoy your day...

~Jamie said...

Happy SITS day. Your iPod dilemma is very timely. I just download or is it uploaded 150 news songs to mine. We I say "I" I really mean my 12 year old did. But she found some great flashback songs... how's about...

Rick Springfield Jessie's Girl!
totally classic!

I'll check back for the complete recommendation list and maybe find some more keepers. Have a great day!

Tara said...

Happy SITS Day!!! I ♥ 80's too!!

Summer songs.... So many!!! Here are some that i love

suddenly i see- kt tunstall
sweet home alabama-kid rock
eagle eye cherry - love them!
Lady Gaga
Lincoln park

wow....i have 100's i could suggest!! have fun!

Chanda said...

Congratulations on being FB! Sorry I don't have any great summer songs....with a 2 y.o. and 4 y.o., my selections are usually between Spongebob cd and Christmas music, lol.

Kelley with Amy's Angels said...

Happy SITS Day to you!

On my iPod right now? Well, nothing makes my day like a little Hootie and the Blowfish, Earth Wind and Fire (September is my fav), INXS, Matt Nathenson, etc.

Hope your iPod is filled to the max!

confused homemaker said...

Congrats on your SITS day!

Summer Music:
Grateful Dead just seems like summer.

AND Will Smith/DJ Jazzy Jeff's Summertime

Scrappy Girl said...

Congrats on being FB!

I love...

So What by Pink
Fall For You by Secondhand Serenade
The Climb by Miley Cyrus
Switch by Will Smith

Just a few that I can't help singing along too....the last one is one a bloggy friend reminded me of a couple days ago...fun to dance to.

Momma G.Love said...

My favorite summer song would have to be "Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince.

...stopping by from SITS...

Modern Mama Diana said...

Happy SITS Day!!! Love "Love Song" by Sara Bareilles and "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz. I don't have an ipod (i know - how sad! lol) but those songs would definitely be on my list. :)

Megan said...

I've recently become obsessed with Broadway, so I'm all about the Original Cast Albums - my current favorite? Hair.

Stacey said...

Way to go FB

I like these songs to...
Louisiana Saturday Night
Tequila makes her clothes fall Off
I got a Brand New girlfriend

I am a country girl!!!

Driving Miss Stacey
Sew Far Sew Good Quilt Shop

Aunt Julie said...

Oh, Rhonda...I'm so EXCITED for you! Enjoy your SITS day in the sun!!!

Michelle said...

RHONDA!!!!!

CONGRATS. CONGRATS. HOW Exciting!!!!

Georgina said...

Yeah! Another Canadian! So, of course I have to suggest an iPod song that would meet the CRTC's CanCon requirements. How about "Life is a highway", by Tom Cochrane - a good roadtrip song. For Vegas, I think anything by Michael Buble would be appropriate. Have fun!

Queenie Jeannie said...

Congratulations!!!! Happy SITS Day!! You so deserve it hun!

Songs:
I love Donna Summer anything!! You can't sit still! DISCO BABY!!!!!!

Julie said...

Rhonda, So glad to have found your blog. How about these two songs. 80's- Our lips are sealed and Earth wind and fire's- September. Can't wait to see your list.Looking forward to reading more of your blog!

TR Hughes said...

Well I was in High School during the eighties and hair bands were the thing. I have to say I still love Tesla, KISS, Motley Crue...and many others Happy SITS Day!

Judy @ In His Grip said...

Happy SITS Day to you! And you have gotta love the Beach Boys for the ultimate summer music.

Whatever Dee-Dee wants said...

I actually just added Lady Gaga to my ipod, it's great to workout to.

Maggi said...

Congrats on being in the spotlight today!

I love listening to "Life is a Highway" (the original version only!) and "Summertime" by the Fresh Prince during the Summer. Have fun at SITScation!

survivinglifedaily said...

Congrats on being the FB!! My favorite summer song right now is by Jessie James called Wanted!! Just get me grooving!

MWLinMadison said...

Be boppin over from SITS. Congrats on your day. Squirrel Nut Zippers along with Phish and the Big WU is what is in my mp3 player right now. Check em out.

Aleta said...

Congrats on being SITS featured blog! Hmmm, songs... see, I like too many songs to call it a favorite. I asked my hubby what his favorite song was at the moment and he responded with "Candle Box." I have no idea what that is though and he has strange taste in music. Lol.

Tiffany said...

Happy SITS Day!

My MP3 (too cheap for an iPod) has mostly Bon Jovi - Wanted, Bad Name, It's My Life, Lost Highway, Keep the Faith, Bounce, Everyday... you can't go wrong with anything Bon Jovi!

And summertime music? The Beach Boys, of course! Just download their entire Best Of album. I can't go to the beach without them blasting. They are quintessential summer music.

Decor mamma said...

Hey Sits Girl!! Congrats...and enjoy your day! My favorite song of all time is "land slide" by Fleetwood Mac! This song is so beautiful and powerful too...you've gotta check it out! Oh, you also need to check out my new blog when you get the chance. It's all about decorating and DIY stuff...oh, and Mom stuff too!

Jennifer said...

Happy SITS day! My favorite song right now is "I've got a feeling" by Black Eyed Peas...gets you moving!

Amy said...

Great blog. Happy SITS day..

How about I went out Last night?
By: Kenny Chesney...

Trish the dish said...

Happy Sits day to you! Great writing style! I don't enjoy the crappy drivers either! They frustrate me so much! Sometimes I would just rather stay inside than have to deal with them!

Bill and Lorie Shewbridge said...

Congrats on being the FB today!! I really loved the post on puddle jumping. It reminded me of playing wiffle ball in the rain when my boys were little (they are 18 & 21 and out of the house now). Your photos are gorgeous, as are your girls.

As for music, I'm right there with Heather - can't beat an 80's hair band - EVER!!! One of my favorite songs to rock out to is MeatLoaf's "Life is a Lemon".

Enjoy your day in the sun!!

(army)Wife said...

Happy SITS day!! What an awesome way to start the week.

One of my favorite songs that just seems more fun in the summer is "Boys of Summer" by Don Henley.

suzi said...

Congrats to you! Enjoy your day and all of the fun comments! Off to read more...

suzi @ pinkvanillacupcakes.com

PS: stop by and enter my silly cereal contest!

T~T said...

Happy SITs Day to you!!

as for a summer song - right now I am really into PINK!!

k a b l o o e y said...

congrats!! here are some ideas for the ipod (but bear in mind, I'm older):
American Pie by Don McLain
Centerfold - J. Geils Band
Righteously - Lucinda Williams
Someday, Someway by Marshall Crenshaw
The Fourth of July by Dave Alvin (I like Robert Earl Keen's version)

Chris said...

Stopping by from SITS to congratulate you on being the featured blogger today. My favorite summer music has to be Jimmy Buffet. Hope you're back and moving around soon - summer's a terrible time to be layed up in a cast.

Suz said...

Happy SITS day!

I love my IPOD & it's filled with a variety from rock to country to classical to big band... only songs I love

Jennifer said...

Congrats on being featured blogger.

I would say add anything by Sugarland to your ipod. I love them.

Michaela said...

Congrats to your fun day in the spotlight!
How about a cheesy 80's ballad? - Love of a Lifetime by Firehouse.

Jen said...

What a great idea!


I love both Boys of summer by don henley and the ataris!


80s summer songs: Cruel Summer and Venus by Bananarama
Star by Erasure
Walking On Sunshine-Katrina and the Waves
Summer of 69 Bryan Adams
Hazy Shade of Winter, Walk Like an Egyptian by the Bangles
Sussudio and Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins
Invisible Touch, Genesis
Hello Again - The Cars
Magic- The Cars
Drive- The Cars
Miami Sound Machine - Conga
Buffalo Stance - Nenah Cherry
Debbie Gibson- Only in my Dreams
Tiffany- I Think We're Alone Now
Maniac - Michael Sembello
A Matter of Trust - Billy Joel
I Will Follow -U2
A Day Without Me- U2
Electric Co - U2
Where The Streets Have No Name - U2
In God's Country - U2
When Love Comes to Town - U2
Left Of Center- Suzanne Vega
Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
Dress You Up - Madonna
Open Your Heart - Madonna
Get Into the Groove - Madonna
Since You've Been Gone - The Outfield
Your love - The Outfield
I Melt With You - Modern English
Let's Go - Wang Chung
What I Like About You - The Romantics
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Yaz - Situation
Stand - REM
Just Cant Get Enough - Depeche Mode


90s summer songs:
Vogue- Madonna
Every heartbeat- Amy Grant
Basket Case- Green Day
Summertime- Will Smith
Life is a Highway- Tom Cochrane
Jump Around- House of Pain
The Proclaimers - (I Would Walk) 500 Miles
Quad City DJ's - C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)
Third Eye Blind - Semi Charmed Life
Lenny Kravitz - American Woman
Madonna - Beautiful Stranger and Music
Been Caught Stealing - Jane's Addiction
There She Goes - Sixpence None the Richer
You Get What You Give - The New Radicals

Michelle said...

Happy Happy SITS Day!

Hmmm, well, I don't listen to secular music but a new song that is out right now is called Hero by Skillet! Awesome, fast beat song!

San said...

Halloooooooo! Congrats on your very special day! Haha! It is a blast seeing the songs listed above... Sorry I am running low on song selection myself...

Bethany said...

Congrats on your SITS day! As for music...Johnny and June, Plain White T's, Matt Nathanson, Caedmon's Call...I'll be back if I think of more awesome ones :)

Karen said...

Congrats on your SITS day!

As for summer music...well, I'm from California, so anything by the Beach Boys qualifies as good summer tunes for me. :-)

chellyyyyy said...

I had been having the same problem! I've been listening to The Shins a lot this summer. Good driving music, chill music, upbeat music, every kinda mood music! Check them out if you haven't already!

blueviolet said...

Happy SITS day! Check out Three Days Grace. That's some good stuff right there. :)

The Main Ladybug said...

Happy happy SITS DAY! I hope it is one incredibly awesome day.

Be sure to put Jason Mraz "I'm Yours" into that IPod, OH, and Natasha Bedingfield (Sunshine in my Pocket).

Keep smiling & keep US laughing with your great blog!

Katie said...

Happy SITS Day!! I am a country fan, not sure if you would be too. But the songs I am loving to play on my ipod while I am on the treadmill is

She's Country by Jason Aldean
Boots On by Randy Houser
Fight Like A Girl by Bomshel

and non-country...

The Pretender by Foo Fighters
Fat Bottom Girls by Queen
and Stronger by Kanye West

I am going to be adding you to my follow list!

Star Forbis said...

Congrats on being the featured Blogger! Enjoy your day.

And "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" by Cindi Louper is one of my favorite fun songs. It's my ring tone on my phone! :)

Lacie E. said...

your blog is fab!! right now I am rocking the lmfao song im in miami trick. woot woot it has a great dance beat great to work out to lol

Amanda said...

Wow!! How do you do it?? Busy lady! Can't wait to look at some of your wedding pictures..

God bless!
Amanda

jules1219 said...

"Bringin' Sexy BAck" is one of my favorites to workout to! Anything with a great beat....Black Eyed Peas have some great ones.

Congrats on your SITS feature!
Here's my blog:
http://fashformom2boys.blogspot.com/

Julie

Amanda said...

I really appreciate your perspective on life. It's very refreshing!

angie said...

Congrats on your day, today. Couldn't come at a better time, you know, since you have the cast on and all making it easier to HAVE to stay home and listen to your email ding all day long. :) Remember the post Kat wrote to me about my SITS feature? You might want to go re-read it......tomorrow. :)

Tranquility said...

Happy SITS Day!

Lemesee... a couple summer songs?
I can't think of any off the top of my head, but Bon Jovi is always great for riding in the car with the top down! ;)

Carla said...

Happy SITSday!!! Summer songs? Currently Michael Jackson's hits are on my brain!!!

Debbie said...

Congrats on you SITS Day. I hope it is a good one.
I'm really enjoying John Mayer right now.

LisaLisa said...

Happy SITSday......summer song? Love Eric Clapton and Babyface ....If I Could Chnage The World!!

WhisperingWriter said...

Happy SITs Day!

I wish I could go to Vegas in October. It sounds like a lot of fun.

I have a bunch of oldies on my iPod. You know, songs from The Beatles and such?

Stefany said...

Hmm, my favorite music right now is All Time Low. Their new stuff is good! Regina Spektor has a new CD out also. I loved her older stuff so I imagine I will love the new stuff too.

Enjoy your SITS day!

Brandie said...

Congrats on your Sits day today! What a cute blog and fun family!

Cynthia at A Shimmy in My Spirit said...

Congratulations on your SITS day. I also am always looking for great songs to dance around the kitchen to. Some of my favorites are....

Hey Eugne - Pink Martini
Ain't No Other Man - Christina Aguilera
Mercy - Duffy
Shake, Rattle and Roll - Joe Turner
3 Cool Cats - Ry Cooder
Hiphip Chinchin - Club des Belugas
Feeling Good = Nina Simone
I Feel It all - Feist
and of course anything by Aretha

Marrdy said...

Congrats on your SITS day!

No iPod should be without I Wanna Be A Rockstar by Nickleback. And I'm a fool for Bon Jovi!! You can never go wrong with them.

Helene said...

Congrats on your SITS day!

I have a wide range of music on my iPod so I'm not sure if you'll like my taste but 2 of my favorite songs on there are:

All The things she Said, She said by Simple Minds

Circus by Britney Spears

Trenches of Mommyhood said...

Footloose - Kenny Loggins

My all time fave walking/running song! Perfect beat.

Enjoy your SITS day!

Melissa Lee said...

Are you even going to find me in these 110 comments????? I'm just a lone voice amidst all your bff's.

Anyhoo...just wanted you to know that not only did you NOT overstep on my blog I think you made her day. She texted me to ask me if I had read your comment. She loved it!!!

Love to you,
Melissa at Stretch Marks

Mary at My New 30 said...

Happy Feature Day!!! My songs are more 60s & 70s - America, Horse with No Name is a definite summer song to me. Gilbert O'Sullivan, Alone Again. Bill Withers, Ain't No Sunshine. The Guess Who, American Woman. Peter Frampton, Baby I Love Your Way. Freda Payne, Band of Gold. The First Class, Beach Baby. The Temptations, Just My Imagination. Haha! Am I aging myself or what?? Betcha never heard of most of these LOL! Have a great SITS Day!!

Danielle Miller said...

I like Unwritten by Natasha Beddingsomething. I try to keep that song in mind when I'm super stressed about stuff. It's great in the car because I can practically FEEL all of my worries being carried away on the wind.

Jo said...

I am not such a great music buff - but I enjoy Kelley Clarkson, Plumb, and almost all of country music.

Jo said...

OH and happy SITS DAY!!! :)

MarcomMom said...

Big SITS shout-out! How about Alannah Myles' "Black Velvet" for a warmup song?

Robbie S. Redmon, LPC said...

happy SITS Day!

Gamma Sharon said...

Oh, these guys are a little before my time but you have to put some "Beach Boys" on there... great to dance to... you know... for the butt... Lol
Congrats on being the FB!

Betty said...

111 comments so far and your followers....they just grew over night!!! Congrats girl! I´m glad everyone else is realizing what I already knew....that your blog is awesome!!
Enjoy your day in the spotlight.

No songs from me. Not really into music that much.

Merry said...

You are a funny lady! Here are my favs. in my ipod at the moment:
The Way You Make Me Feel- MJ
1,2,3,4- Plain White T's
It's A New Day- will i am
Congrats. on your day!

Beth said...

Songs on my Ipod are so random -

All Ub40 music because Im a reggae junkie! All Bob Marley too!!

Aside from reggae, a few more recent tunes:

Pokerface by Lady Gaga
Heartless by Kayne West

Have a great Monday!! (Im new to SITS so I hope Im doing this right!)

Lora said...

Fun! Happy SITS day!

My summer favorites are "Out of Our Heads" (Sheryl Crow) and anything by Sia. I heart Sia.
Although my true confession is that Britney's new album is awesome for summer driving/running/walking!

Valerie said...

So many good songs. I love Summer Loving from Grease, Summer Nights from Grease. lol I love Brick House it always get's me moving. I have a couple of wedding songs on my blog today. Holding Hands and Bless The Broken Road. Also love Kidd Rock, of course Lynyrd Skynyrd and some Alabama too.

Congrats on being FB today. I hope you have a great SITS day!

MoxieMamaKC said...

My favorite Summertime CD's are:
Eagles Greatest Hits
Indigo Girls' Rites of Passage
Pulp's "Common People"

all these are good for hitting the highway with all the windows down.

the ungourmet said...

Happy SITS Day to you!

I'm afraid I'm no help with tune advice. I'm stuck in Radio Disney Hell and I will be here for several more years!

kimert said...

Happy SITS day!! :)

shelley said...

hi rhonda,
congrats on your day in the sun!
songs, oldies love madonna from the old 80's... "get in the groove"... um from 2day love maroon 5!
enjoy!
shelley
http://iamstillstandingafterallthistime.blogspot.com/

Rosie said...

Happy SITS day! Enjoy your time in the sun!

Lisa Anne said...

Congrats, I can't wait to read your post regarding your experience with local drivers. I want to start a blog dedicated to all the bad drivers out there.

Happy MONDAY!!

Jamie said...

Glad to find your blog! I'll be back and I love all things Journey.... all of them and Bon Jovi....

Stalker v1.5 said...

Congrats on your day!! Playlists are tough work man, update us on your choices.

foxy said...

OMG - your blog is so funny... glad to have found it thru SITS (I'll be following) and congrats on being the FB, of course!

Okay, two of my new faves right now are 1) Sometime Around Midnight (by The Airborne Toxic Event) and 2) Ain't No Rest for the Wicked (by Cage the Elephant). Both good songs to work out to, I think.

One request: if you get some other ridiculously good songs, you have to pass them on to your readers... deal?? :)

Kerri said...

Congrats! Here is a CD (yes not Ipod) I play at work that people love. It's called Summer Sippin'...
-Coconut by Harry Nilsson
-I Can See Clearly Now by Jimmy Cliff
-Red Red Wine by UB40
-Jump In The Line by Harry Belafonte
-Follow Your Daughter Home by The Guess Who
Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
-Wonderful World, Beautiful People by Jimmie Cliff
-Iko Iko by The Dixie Cups
-Groovin' by The Rascals
and last but not least-
Don't Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin
Most of these are old and corny but FUN!!

jori-o said...

Happy SITS day to you! What a fun lady you are!! Hope to meet you in Vegas!

SugarandSpice said...

Anything Jack Johnson , or Jason Mraz!!!

supah ~d said...

Happy Sits Day

Running song: Eye of the Tiger. Nothing like getting pumped up... feel free to use it in Vegas to pump up for.. I don't know.. say..
A WHOLE NIGHT OUT WITHOUT KIDS!! WOOO HOOO

d

Jessica Gottlieb said...

Congrats on the Sits girls page. Be sure to say hello at Sitscation, I'll be there Friday night and I'll be looking for you.

Dirty Mouth Mama said...

I am so not the person who even has an ipod.

Keep bloggin, stopped by from SITS.

Misses Wife said...

Happy SITS Day Sitstah! Consider yourself "followed!"

For awesome ideas on the type of music you like, I highly suggest going to visit Pandora.com. You create your own radio station with ONLY music you like based on your like/dislike votes for each song. That website saves me during those long, boring work days. You could use it to find more stuff you like.

Have a great week!

-Misses Wife
misseswife.com

lemonologie said...

Happy SITS day! I've enjoyed my visit - love your style! I'll definitely be back.

I'm giving away a book! http://lemonologie.blogspot.com/2009/07/dying-for-mercy-giveaway.html

alamodestuff said...

Congrats on your SITS FP feature! Made me smile!

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Rhonda,
It' so nice to meet you! Congrats on your special SITS Day! Your blog is wonderful and fun.

Katy Perry's "Waking Up In Vegas".
A must have for sure!

Have a blessed day.
~Warmly, Melissa :)

Eileen said...

Happy SITS day. I have always loved They Might Be Giants "Birdhouse In Your Soul." You can't help but be happy when you listen to that song.

Amy said...

Happy SITS day!

I have mostly stuff from the 80's on my iPod, but I also like the new Keith Urban cd and Rascal Flatts! :D

bluecottonmemory said...

I so love 80s music! However, Def Leppard isn't quite as much fun when you're teenager is sitting there singing, "Pour some Sugar on Me."

I love Rod Stewart's "Forever Young," Earl Thomas Conley with Keith Whitley, "Brotherly Love," "Boys of Summer" is a must have, and, of course, "Saturday in the Park" by Chicago.

Enjoy your day in the sun! Keep that Ipod Charged

camerapatty said...

The 80's were a like totally awesome decade! Dude!

Some of my summer favs are Rio by Duran Duran, and what summer playlist doesn't have Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet.

Wishing you a scent-sational day in the limelight of the SITStahood!
Patty

* TONYA * said...

Happy SITS day Rhonda.

You are going to SITScation? Me too. Yay. It'll be fabulous. Can't wait to meet you in person.

dddiva said...

Rich Girl (Gwen f/Eve)
Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves
And just cuz the littlest diva got it stuck in my head now it can get stuck in yours too Mmmbop by Hanson

theselfloveproject said...

happy sits day..

wy-not said...

My countryside is emerging! Fishin in the Dark by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and On the Road Again by Willy Nelson.

Sarah Brown said...

HAPPY SITS DAY!!!!!!! I have lots of remix songs on my Ipod to help me run on the treadmill. Just search for remixes and you will be bopping to revved up versions of your favorites.
Have a wonderful day

slacker-chick said...

151 Comments so far! Well I'm sure these songs have already been noted (b/c I'm not the only one with good taste, surely):

"Spinning Wheel" by Blood, Sweat & Tears

"Summer in the City" by Lovin' Spoonful

(Do these songs make me look old?)

Have fun!

~Rochelle

T. said...

Happy SITS day!
One of my faves to sing loudly in the car is Something to Talk About by Bonnie Rait, it was often a part of the college road trips with me and my bff.
T.

So Not Mom-a-licious said...

Hope this was an awesome day! Congrats on being the Featured Blogger at SITS!

Looking forward to meeting up with you in Vegas!

Chaya Bluma said...

2 albums that always said summer when I was in college (yes I am that old) were Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms and Talking Heads - Little Creatures. I'm getting nostalgic just thinking of them.

~SHANNON~ said...

Ya know what song makes me smile? "Making memories of us"- Keith urban

Congrats on being SITSa of the day!

STILLMAGNOLIA said...

Dropping by from SITS. Congrats on your SITS day. I loved reading your blog...especially liked reading about you. I will be back.

sarah said...

The new Black Eyed Peas song: Tonight

I triple dog dare you to sit still while you listen to it! :-)

Toddler Crafts Onna said...

Happy FB SITS DAY!! Love your blog! I'll be back!

Songs? well-I am terrible at remembering names of songs- but here are a few... These boots were made for walking-always get's me pumped when excercising! Lots of james taylor, dave matthews, eric clapton. I am dating myself now aren't I? I also love fun dance music, but never know the names of songs.

Genny said...

Congrats on being featured!

I agree with Lisa...Tenth Avenue North.

Have a great day!

Deana said...

I love oldies in the summer.
Anything by the Beach Boys screams summer time.

bec4 said...

Happy SITS day! Favorite summer songs--anything Jack Johnson--he just puts me in that happy summer mood!

Sue said...

Congrats on being the FB. This summer my kids and I are liking The Black Eyed Peas & Lady Gaga.

Mom on the Run said...

Happy SITS Day!!What a great blog!

For the summer I love Bare Naked Ladies- or Cyndi Lauper. Girls Just Want to have Fun is my Song!!

Linda @ My Trendy Tykes said...

I like some good BOOTY shakin' music!

hee hee

Jayne @ Misplaced City Girl said...

Happy SITS day! My favorite roll down the window songs that I can think of right now are U2's "Elevation," "Gloria," "When Love Comes to Town," and other U2 songs. Aerosmith's "Sweet Emotion" winds me up, too.

That's Who I Am said...

Happy SITS day to you! Your blog is fabulous!

The818 said...

Happy SITS day! I like to break out the Stand By Me and Dirty Dancing soundtracks come summertime...

One Sassy Girl said...

From the Once Soundtrack the song "Falling Slowly" - a sappy but to die for!!
Oldie but goodie, Counting Crows is great summer music and then I adore anything Shakira. Congrats on the feature :)

Reeni♥ said...

Came from SITS to say hi! I hope your having a great day being featured. Meatloaf is so nice to listen to on a hot summer night!

jaclyn. said...

Here are some great artists:
Chris Webb Band
Missy Higgins
The Fray
Postal Service
Coldplay

Enjoy! And happy SITS day. :)

Anna said...

Congrats on being the featured blogger!!

Spill Canvas is good. ( I went to high school with the guys. They are really good!)

Also I enjoy me some ACDC and Aerosmith as well!!

Deb said...

My wedding song was "Push" by Sarah Mclaughlin. Five years later, I still love listening to it on repeat.

Also love the Black Eyed Peas for fun summer music.

Happy SITS day!

Val in the Rose Garden said...

Music selections for you:

My favorite artist KT Tunstall. She is a 'song to dance to' and a few 'soundtrak to my life' songs as well. My favorite: Under the Weather, Hold On, Suddenly I See, and Black Horse and the Cherry Tree.

Another of my favorites is Toad the Wet Sprocket. My favorite songs are Windmills, All I Want (you will know this one when you hear it. It was WAY overplayed in the 90's), and Walk on the Ocean.

Hope that helps and stock up on I Tunes cards from Starbucks! They give out a new song every Tuesday and sometimes you find real gems on there... sometimes, not so much.

Val

Shawn said...

Congrats on your SITS day!!
I look for great chick singers----from all eras----

I like Ingrid Michaelson, Maria McKee, Priscilla Ahn, Alannah Myles, Jann Arden, Portishead, Roxette, Sara Barielles, Sun 60, and Shawn Colvin....

Have a good one!!

Karen (KayKay) said...

Congratulations on being the featured blogger! I love anything by Van Morrison. Or you could go with some really oldies - put on Celebrate by Cool and the Gang.

Mountain Mama said...

I'm partial to Human by the Killers

The Redhead Riter said...

Visiting from SITS

:o) Hope you had a Happy Monday!

The Redhead Riter said...

Visiting from SITS

:o) Hope you had a Happy Monday!

Shannon said...

Here via SITS - Hi! I'm an 80's girl, too, so here are a couple I love:
Pour Some Sugar On Me, Def Leppard
Beautiful Girls, Van Halen
Don't Stop Believin', Journey

Ya know who else rocks? Aly & AJ. Total Disney Channel pop, but their songs pump me up. "Closure," "Division" and "Like Whoa" are awesome.

Kimberly said...

Happy SITS day!

Karen MEG said...

Blackeyed peas for sure (I've got a feeling)...

Happy SITs, you're a riot, BTW :)

DevynCole said...

holy! never seen this many replies. way to go!
Happen to have heard
Whiskey Lullaby by Brad Paisley?

Brandy said...

happy SITS day - love your blog.

Megan said...

Congrats on your special SITS day!!

I love Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas

And Coldplay...anything.

strokeofliving said...

I won't be much help since I've had an Ipod for 5 years now without ever cracking it open. It was a wrap gift from the producers of a show that I worked on back in 2004. Pitiful I know, but it's so pretty in spite of it being outdated! One day I'll join the new millennium and break open the pack as well as upgrade to a color screen but for now, I'm moving at my glacial pace with technology. However congrats on your SITS featured blogger day.