My “Music That Makes Me Cry” List…

"Crying" - Roy Orbison
As many of you know, we’re both music lovers. Both of us love pretty much all music (I’m ((Heather)) more of a Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison sort of music fan, while Jason is more of a Rolling Stones, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, ZZ Top sort of music fan). But we both love and appreciate it all, old and new.
Every now and then I get into a major music listening mood. Sometimes I find a certain song that I absolutely love and I’ll spin it for a while and then get on a roll of many others. I’ll play songs over and over and over and over. I think it usually happens while I’m editing photos. I tend to be a “different type of music for my different moods” kind of person. Every now and then I’m drawn to music that makes me a little weepy. lol In a good way, of course. Here are some tunes that make my “guaranteed to make me cry” list (well, either that or get me all wrapped up in music sort of mood). What are some on your list?
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Joni Mitchell – Little Green
Ane Brun – Changing of the Seasons
Sam Cooke – Summertime
St. Lola in the Fields – Don’t Say
Chopin – Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2
Eva Cassidy - Autumn Leaves
Pistol Annies – Beige
The Bankesters – Looking Forward to Looking Back
Connie Francis – Mama
Patsy Cline – Sweet Dreams of You
The Vespers – Better Now
Alison Krauss and Union Station – Ghost in This House
Cat Power – Warewolf
Johnny Cash – Long Black Veil
The Beatles – Real Love
Ane Brun – Words
Ray LaMontagne - Empty
T Bone Burnett – Kill Zone
Glen Miller Orchestra - Moonlight Serenade
Ane Brun – My Star
Eisley – Ambulance
Roy Orbison – Crying
Fisher - True North
Ginny Owens - If You Want Me To
Debussy – Clair de Lune
Connie Francis – I’ll Follow the Boys
John Lennon – Love
Joni Mitchell – Urge for Going
Mandy Barnett – The Whispering Wind
Lana del Rey – Blue Velvet
Fernando Ortega - Our Great God
Cat Power – The Greatest
The Beatles – Free as a Bird
Joni Mitchell – Rainy Night House
The Platters – My Prayer
Etta James – All I Could Do Was Cry
Roy Orbison – A Love So Beautiful
Elvis Presley – Love me Tender
Gillian Welch – My Morphine
Sarah Slean – Eliot
Jane Monheit – Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Live)
Patty Griffin – Trapeze
Sarah Slean - Your Wish is My Wish
Bidu Sayao – Bachiana no. 5 – Cantilena
Ashley Monroe – He Ain’t Coming Back
Soundtrack to Pearl Harbor
Harry Nilsson – Without You
Nick Drake – A Place to Be
Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling in Love with You
Patsy Cline – Crazy
Jim Croce – Time in a Bottle
Rachael Yamagata – You Won’t Let Me
“Bring Him Home” and  “I Dreamed a Dream” – from Les Miserables
Don McLean – Vincent
Nicole Atkins - Hotel Plaster
Enya – Only Time
Don McLean – Empty Chairs
Ray Charles – Georgia on my Mind
Tammy Wynette – Stand by Your Man
Fiddler on the Roof – Sunrise Sunset
Ryan Adams – Why Do They Leave
Nicole Atkins - The Way It Is
George Harrison – The Light That Has Lighted The World
Imogen Heap – Hide and Seek
Patty Griffin – Up to The Mountains
Susan Tedeschi - Sweet Forgiveness
Fiona Apple – Never is a Promise
Rachael Yamagata - I’ll Find a Way
Coldplay – The Scientist
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
John Lennon – Mother
 

 

xoxo
Heather

 

 

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