Featured Songs M – Z

Here is an alpha list of the songs that feature in my posts.

I intended to choose them randomly but pretty soon it became apparent they would choose themselves based on what was happening in the news, in my own life, or indeed the seasons. Sometimes a thread develops however and it’s fun to just run with it until it reaches a natural conclusion.

MacArthur Park – Donna Summer (1978)
Mad World – Tears For Fears (1982)
Maggie May – Rod Stewart (1971)
Man on the Moon – R.E.M (1992)
The Man with the Child in His Eyes – Kate Bush (1978)
Make Your Own Kind of Music – Cass Elliot (1969)
Martian Hop – Ran-Dells (1963)
Martika’s Kitchen – Martika (1991)
Marrakesh Express – Crosby, Stills and Nash (1969)
Mary’s Prayer – Danny Wilson (1988)
Mas Que Nada – Sergio Mended and Brasil ’66 (1966)
Massachusetts – The Bee Gees (1967)
Mele Kalikimaka – Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters (1950)
Millennium – Robbie Williams (1998)
Mirror in the Bathroom – The Beat (1980)
Misirlou – Dick Dale (1962)
Misty – Ray Stevens (1975)
Moondance – Van Morrison (1977)
Moonlight Feels Right – Starbuck (1976)
Moonlight In Vermont – Willie Nelson (1978)
Moonlight Serenade – The Glenn Miller Orchestra (1939)
Moonlight Shadow – Mike Oldfield feat. Maggie Reilly (1983)
Moonlighting Theme – Al Jarreau (1987)
Moonshadow – Cat Stevens (1971)
More, More More – Andrea True Connection (1976)
More Than A Woman – The Bee Gees (1977)
Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song) – Billy Joel (1977)
Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra (1978)
Mr. Bojangles – Sammy Davis Jr. (1972)
Music – John Miles (1976)
Nathan Jones – The Supremes (1971)
Nervous Wreck – Radio Stars (1978)
Never Forget – Take That (1995)
Never Enough – Loren Allred (2018)
Never Had a Dream Come True – S Club 7 (2000)
Never My Love – The Association (1967)
New Rules – Dua Lipa (2017)
The Night – Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (1975)
Night Boat To Cairo – Madness (1979)
Nightswimming – R.E.M. (1983)
Nine Million Bicycles – Katie Melua (2005)
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton (1980)
No More Heroes – The Stranglers (1977)
Nobody Does It Better – Carly Simon (1977)
November Rain – Guns N’ Roses (1992)
Nothing Compares 2 U – Sinéad O’Connor (1990)
November Twilight – Julie London (1956)
Oh Carol – Neil Sedaka (1959)
Oh Lori – Alessi (1977)
Old Red Eyes Is Back – The Beautiful South (1992)
An Old Christmas Card – Jim Reeves (1963)
On Moonlight Bay – Doris Day (1951)
On The Beach – Chris Rea (1986)
On the Border – Al Stewart (1977)
One Day I’ll Fly Away – Randy Crawford (1980)
One Fine Day – The Chiffons (1963)
One Kiss – Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa (2018)
One Love – Bob Marley & the Wailers (1977)
On My Radio – The Selector (1979)
One Of Us – ABBA (1981)
The One on the Right is on the Left – Johnny Cash (1966)
Oops!… I Did It Again – Britney Spears (2000)
Our House – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (1970)
Our Lips Are Sealed – Fun Boy Three (1983)
Pacific State – 808 State (1989)
Paint It Black – Rolling Stones (1966)
Paperback Writer – Beatles (1966)
Party Fears Two – Associates (1982)
Patches – Clarence Carter (1970)
Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy – David Bowie and Bing Crosby (1982)
Perfect Christmas – S Club 7 (2000)
The Perfect Year – Dina Carroll (1993)
Petite Fleur – Chris Barber’s Jazz Band (1959)
Pinball – Brian Protheroe (1974)
Pink Moon – Nick Drake (1972)
Please Mr. Postman – The Carpenters (1975)
The Power of Love – Frankie Goes to Hollywood (1984)
Praying for Time – George Michael (1990)
The Prince – Madness (1979)
Puppet On A String – Sandie Shaw (1967)
Radio Ga Ga – Queen (1984)
Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head – BJ Thomas (1970)
Raining In My Heart – Buddy Holly (1959)
Rainy Days and Mondays – The Carpenters (1971)
Rainy Night In Georgia – Randy Crawford (1981)
Reason To Believe – Rod Stewart (1971)
Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3 – Ian Dury and The Blockheads (1979)
Reet Petite – Jackie Wilson (1987)
The Return of the Los Palmas 7 – Madness (1981)
Rhapsody In Blue – George Gershwin (1924) 
Ride Like the Wind – Christopher Cross (1980)
Riders on the Storm – The Doors (1971)
Right Said Fred – Bernard Cribbins (1962)
Rip It Up – Orange Juice (1983)
Rise Like a Phoenix – Conchita Wurst (2014)
The River – Bruce Springsteen (1981)
Rhythm of Life – Sammy Davis Jr. (1969)
Road to Rhode Island – Brian and Stewie (2000)
Roadrunner – Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers (1977)
Rubber Bullets – 10cc (1973)
Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town – Kenny Rogers and The First Edition (1969)
Running Up That Hill – Kate Bush (1985)
Sad Sweet Dreamer – Sweet Sensation (1974)
The Same Old Feeling – Pickettywitch (1970)
Santa Baby – Eartha Kitt (1953)
Saturday Love – Cherrelle with Alexander O’Neal (1985)
Saturday Night at the Movies – The Drifters (1964)
Scarborough Fair/Canticle – Simon & Garfunkel (1968)
Scenes from an Italian Restaurant – Billy Joel (1977)
School’s Out – Alice Cooper (1972)
See My Baby Jive – Wizzard (1973)
September – Earth, Wind & Fire (1978)
September Song – Frank Sinatra (1965)
September In The Rain – Julie London (1956)
7 Seconds – Youssou N’Dour featuring Neneh Cherry (1994)
Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four) – The Eurythmics (1984)
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles (1967)
Shades of Gray – The Monkees (1967)
She’s Leaving Home – The Beatles (1967)
She’s Like The Wind – Patrick Swayze (1987)
She’s Not You – Elvis Presley (1962)
She’s The One – Robbie Williams (1998)
Shine On Harvest Moon – Leon Redbone (1977)
Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash (1982)
Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) – Mel and Kim (1987)
Silly Games – Janet Kay (1979)
Silver Threads and Golden Needles – Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Loretta Lynn (1993)
Single Girl – Sandy Posey (1967)
Sitting In The Park – Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames (1967)
Sleigh Ride – The Ronettes (1963)
Sleep On The Floor – The Lumineers (2016)
So Good To Be Back Home Again – The Tourists (1980)
So You Win Again – Hot Chocolate (1977)
Somebody To Love – George Michael and Queen (1993)
Somebody’s Baby – Jackson Browne (1982)
Someone Else’s Baby – Adam Faith (1960)
Someone Like You – Adele (2011)
Somethin’ Stupid – Robbie Williams and Nicole Kidman (2001)
Songbird – Fleetwood Mac (1977)
Sorrow – David Bowie (1973)
The Sound of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel (1966)
South American Getaway – Burt Bacharach (1969)
Southern Freeez – Freeez (1981)
Spanish Eyes – Al Martino (1973)
Star People ’97 – George Michael (1997)
Starman – David Bowie (1972)
Stay – Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs (1960)
Stay With Me – The Faces (1971)
Steady – Denise Marsa (2012)
Strawberry Fair – Anthony Newley (1960)
Street Life – The Crusaders (1979)
Street Life – Roxy Music (1973)
Stumblin’ In – Chris Norman and Suzi Quatro (1978)
Suddenly – Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (1980)
Sugar Town – Nancy Sinatra (1967)
Summer Breeze – The Isley Brothers (1974)
Summer Holiday – Cliff Richard and The Shadows (1963)
Summer In The City – The Lovin’ Spoonful (1966)
Summer Nights – John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (1978)
Summer Wine – Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (1967)
Summertime – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (1992)
Summertime – Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (1954)
The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore) – The Walker Brothers (1966)
The Sun Always Shines On T.V. – A-ha (1985)
Sunday Morning Coming Down – Johnny Cash (1970)
Sunshine on Leith – The Proclaimers (1988)
Super Trouper – ABBA (1980)
Supermoon – case/lang/veirs (2016)
Superstar – The Carpenters (1971)
Supreme – Robbie Williams (2000)
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley (1969)
Suzanne – Leonard Cohen (1967)
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond (1969)
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd (1974)
Take On Me – A-ha (1985)
Take This Old Heart – Kiss of the Gypsy (1992)
Teardrops – Womack & Womack (1988)
Tears Dry On Their Own – Amy Winehouse (2007)
Tears Of A Clown – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (1970)
Teenage Kicks – The Undertones (1978)
Tequila Sunrise – The Eagles (1973)
Thank You for the Music – Abba (1983)
That’s Amore – Dean Martin (1953)
Theme From Hill Street Blues – Mike Post (1981)
(Theme From) The Monkees – The Monkees (1966)
Theme From The Persuaders – John Barry (1971)
Theme From S’Express – S’Express (1988)
There’s A Ghost In My House – R. Dean Taylor (1974)
These Are The Days Of Our Lives – Queen (1991)
This Life – Curtis Stigers and the Forest Rangers (2008)
This Masquerade – The Carpenters (1973)
Ticket to Ride – The Beatles (1965)
To Sir With Love – Lulu (1967)
Tonight Quintet – Cast of West Side Story (1961)
Too Much Too Young – The Specials (1979)
Try A Little Kindness – Glen Campbell (1969)
Try To Remember – Jerry Orbach (1960)
Tunic (Song For Karen) – Sonic Youth (1990)
Turn! Turn! Turn! – The Byrds (1965)
Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa – Gene Pitney (1964)
2 Become 1 – Spice Girls (1996)
Two Tribes – Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1984)
Up The Junction – Squeeze (1979)
Veronica – Elvis Costello (1989)
Vienna – Ultravox (1981)
Vincent – Don McLean (1972)
Virgin State of Mind – K’s Choice (1999)
Waiting For A Train – Flash and the Pan (1983)
Wake Me Up When September Ends -Green Day (2005)
Walk Tall – Val Doonican (1964)
Walking In The Rain – The Partridge Family (1973)
Wand’rin’ Star – Lee Marvin (1970)
War – Edwin Starr (1970)
Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks (1967)
The Way We Were/Try To Remember – Gladys Knight and the Pips (1975)
We Are Family – Sister Sledge (1979)
We Are The Champions – Queen (1977)
We Have A Dream – BA Robertson, John Gordon Sinclair and the Scotland World Cup Squad
We May Never Pass This Way (Again) – Seals and Crofts (1973)
Wedding Bell Blues – The 5th Dimension (1969)
The Weight – The Band (1968)
We’ll Walk In The Sunshine – Gale Garnett (1964)
We’re All Alone – Boz Scaggs (1977)
Wham Bam Shang-A-Lang – Silver (1976)
What – Judy Street (1968)
Whatever It Takes – Kiss of the Gypsy (1992)
When I Get To Heaven – John Prine (2018)
When Smokey Sings – ABC (1987)
Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) – Peter Sarstedt (1969)
White Christmas – Darlene Love (1963)
White Christmas – Bing Crosby (1942)
White Horses – Jacky (1968)
White Rabbit – Jefferson Airplane (1967)
Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin (1969)
The Whole Of The Moon – The Waterboys (1991)
Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell (1968)
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones (1971)
Wild Horses – The Sundays (1992)
The Windmills Of Your Mind – Noel Harrison (1968)
Windy – The Association (1967)
Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You) – A Flock of Seagulls (1982)
Wives and Lovers – Julie London (1964)
Woke Up This Morning – Alabama 3 (1997)
Wonderful Life – Black (1987)
Woodstock – Matthews Southern Comfort (1970)
Woozy With Cider – James Yorkston (2007)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice – The Beach Boys (1966)
Xanadu – Olivia Newton-John and ELO (1980)
Year Of Decision – The Three Degrees (1974)
Year Of The Cat – Al Stewart (1977)
Yesterday – Himesh Patel (2019)
You – Ten Sharp (1991)
You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Barbra and Neil (1978)
(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am – Nancy Wilson (1964)
You Keep It All In – The Beautiful South (1989)
You Make Loving Fun – Fleetwood Mac (1977)
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry (1964)
You Only Live Twice – Nancy Sinatra (1967)
You Should Be Dancing – The Bee Gees (1976)
You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) – Dead Or Alive (1985)
You To Me Are Everything – The Real Thing (1976)
You’ll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties – Jona Lewie (1980)
You Make Loving Fun – Fleetwood Mac (1977)
You’ll Never Walk Alone – Gerry and the Pacemakers (1963)
You’ve Made Me So Very Happy – Blood, Sweat & Tears (1969)
Young Guns (Go For It) – Wham! (1982)
Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Ray (2013)
Young Hearts Run Free – Candi Staton (1976)
Your Song – Elton John (1971)

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