Sam Cooke – Another Saturday Night (Starters for Ten #234) 4.10.24

Starters for Ten 2019 – #234: Top Ten Saturday night numbers: 190822

Sam Cooke – Another Saturday Night (1964)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 24th – running between 19 and 28 August and featuring my top ten Saturday night numbers – here’s Sam Cooke’s Another Saturday Night from 1964.

Rufus Black – Shut Up (Starters for Ten #228) 8.10.23

Starters for Ten 2019 – #228: Top Ten 2017 tracks: 190816

Rufus Black – Shut Up (2017)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 23rd – running between 9 and 18 August and featuring my top ten tracks from 2017 – here’s Rufus Black’s rather excellent Shut Up taken from his album ‘Rise Up’ released on 9 September that year.

Bill Withers – Lovely Day (Starters for Ten #210) 10.10.21

Starters for Ten 2019 – #210: Top Ten Sunday morning tracks: 190729

Bill Withers – Lovely Day (1977)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Concluding the 21st – my top ten Sunday morning tracks – here’s Lovely Day released by Bill Withers in 1977.

The 2019 ‘Starters for Ten’ series features:
[1] Jan 1-10: Top Ten Blues Rock Stonkers
[2] Jan 10-20: Top Ten Led Zeppelin Tracks
[3] Jan 21-30: Top Ten Spinetinglers
[4] Jan 31-Feb 9: Top Ten Underworld Tracks
[5] Feb 10-19: Top Ten Acoustic Tracks
[6] Feb 20-Mar 1: Top Ten Queen Tracks
[7] Mar 2-11: Top Ten Live Tracks
[8] Mar 12-21: Top Ten Classical pieces
[9] Mar 22-31: Top Ten Soul tracks
[10] April 1-10: Top Ten Classic Rock tracks
[11] April 11-20: Top Ten ‘Ten Years After’ numbers
[12] April 12-30: Top Ten ‘Talking Heads’ tracks
[13] May 1-10: Top Ten Punk Anthems
[14] May 11-20: Top Ten Rock numbers
[15] May 21-30: Top Ten Boogie tracks
[16] May 31-June 9: Top Ten Lurve songs
[17] June 10-19: Top Ten Driving Tracks
[18] June 20-29: Top Ten Britpop/invasion tracks
[19] June 30-July 9: Top Ten Jimi Hendrix numbers
[20] July 10-19: Top Ten 2018 tunes
[21] July 20-29: Top Ten Sunday Morning tracks
[22] July 30-August 8: Top Ten Fleetwood Mac tracks

Lighthouse Family – Lifted (Starters for Ten #206) 6.10.21

Starters for Ten 2019 – #206: Top Ten Sunday morning tracks: 190725

Lighthouse Family – Lifted (1995)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 21st – running between 20 and 29 July and featuring my top ten Sunday morning tracks – here’s Lifted from the 1995 album by the Lighthouse Family, ‘Ocean Drive’.

Stevie Wonder – As (Starters for Ten #201) 1.10.21

Starters for Ten 2019 – #201: Top Ten Sunday morning tracks: 190720

Stevie Wonder – As (1976)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Kickstarting the 21st – running between 20 and 29 July and featuring my top ten Sunday morning tracks – here to start things off, is Stevie Wonder’s As from the 1976 album ‘Songs in the Key of Life’.

Bill Withers – Aint no sunshine (Starters for Ten #160) 10/10 (16)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #160: Top Ten Lurve songs: 190609

Bill Withers – Ain’t no sunshine (1971)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Concluding the 16th – featuring my top ten ‘lurve’ songs – here’s Ain’t no sunshine released by Bill Withers in 1971.

The 2019 ‘Starters for Ten’ series features:
[1] Jan 1-10: Top Ten Blues Rock Stonkers
[2] Jan 10-20: Top Ten Led Zeppelin Tracks
[3] Jan 21-30: Top Ten Spinetinglers
[4] Jan 31-Feb 9: Top Ten Underworld Tracks
[5] Feb 10-19: Top Ten Acoustic Tracks
[6] Feb 20-Mar 1: Top Ten Queen Tracks
[7] Mar 2-11: Top Ten Live Tracks
[8] Mar 12-21: Top Ten Classical pieces
[9] Mar 22-31: Top Ten Soul tracks
[10] April 1-10: Top Ten Classic Rock tracks
[11] April 11-20: Top Ten ‘Ten Years After’ numbers
[12] April 12-30: Top Ten ‘Talking Heads’ tracks
[13] May 1-10: Top Ten Punk Anthems
[14] May 11-20: Top Ten Rock numbers
[15] May 21-30: Top Ten Boogie tracks
[16] May 31-June 9: Top Ten Lurve songs
[17] June 10-19: Top Ten Driving Tracks

Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke (Starters for Ten #141) 1/10 (15)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #141: Top Ten Boogie tracks: 190521

Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke (1976)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Kickstarting the 15th – featuring my top ten boogie tracks, and running between 21 and 30 May – here’s Sir Duke from Stevie Wonder’s 1976 classic ‘Songs in the key of life.