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This Day in Music-Happy Birthday John Sebastian

John Sebastian –  singer, songwriter, guitarist and autoharpist

Born – March 17, 1944

So what can you say about John Sebastian. He had a great run with the Lovin’ Spoonful lots of great hits  like: “Do You Believe in Magic”, “Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?”, “Nashville Cats” and many more. He also has had a fine solo career. Yet most people know him for one song  the theme song to, Welcome Back Kotter!

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Morning Music – March 18, 2014 from Jerry Jeff and John Sebastian!!

Hill Country Rain

Hill Country RainOk so when I started this blog, my idea for morning music was to play something that made me happy! Kinda’ a morning pick me up that we all need! So here we go – after reading and listening to both John Sebastian and Jerry Jeff the other day, I started to think about songs that they sing that put me in a good mood! Here’s three of then, two from Jerry Jeff and one from John Sebastian – with Jerry Jeff we’ll dance in the Hill Country Rain and then ride down that road with Curly and Lil because you know – “It’s good times when they get here….” and the John Sebastian is gonna’ painted rainbows all over your blues!! Have a good day y’all!!

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This Day in Music – March 17, 1944 – “Happy Birthday John B Sebastian!”

J S Woodstock

J S WoodstockSo what can you say about John Sebastian. He had a great run with the Lovin’ Spoonful lots of great hits  like: “Do You Believe in Magic”, “Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?”, “Nashville Cats” and many more. He also had a good solo career. Yet most younger people know him for one song  the theme song to, “Welcome Back Kotter! “Anyway, two of my favorite John Sebastian albums are his first self-titled solo album and Cheapo-cheapo Productions Presents John Sebastian.  Lots of good stuff on both albums. Some of my favorites from John B Sebastian include: “Red Eye Express”, Magical Connections”, “She’s a Lady” and  “Rainbows All Over Your Blues”. My favorite track on Cheapo- Cheapo is “Younger Generation” a couple of Spoonful songs “Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind” and “Nashville Cats” appear on the album. Visiting Wikipedia I see that John:

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This Day in Music-Happy Birthday John Sebastian!

John Sebastian at Woodstock

John Sebastian –  singer, songwriter, guitarist and autoharpist

Born – March 17, 1944

So what can you say about John Sebastian. He had a great run with the Lovin’ Spoonful lots of great hits  like: “Do You Believe in Magic”, “Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?”, “Nashville Cats” and many more. He also has had a fine solo career. Yet most people know him for one song  the theme song to, Welcome Back Kotter!

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