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<table border="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" width="25%"> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="4">Songs your Grandparents danced to.</font></b></p></td> <td align="center" width="25%"> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="4">Music your parents partied to.</font></b></p></td> <td align="center" width="25%"> <p align="center"><font face="Signboard" size="4"><b>Records that folks discoed to.</b></font></p></td> <td align="center" width="25%"> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="4">Thriller Music videos&nbsp;</font></b></p></td></tr> <tr> <td align="center" width="25%"><img alt="jukebox" src="MusicPics/IndexPage/jukebox.jpg" border="0" height="211" width="159"><p> <font face="Signboard"><strong>jukeboxes</strong></font></p></td> <td align="center" width="25%"><img alt="Beatles" src="MusicPics/IndexPage/Beatles.jpg" border="0" height="142" width="137"> <p><font face="Signboard">The Beatles</font></p></td> <td align="center" width="25%"><img src="MusicPics/IndexPage/70sMusicPic.jpg" border="0" height="154" width="117"> <p><font face="Signboard">Bell Bottoms and&nbsp;Big Hair</font></p> </td> <td align="center" width="25%"><img src="MusicPics/IndexPage/80sMusicPic.jpg" border="0" height="139" width="98"> <p><font face="Signboard">Michael Jackson</font></p></td></tr></tbody></table> <table border="1" bordercolor="#000000" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="33%"> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="3">Early Rock 'N' Roll</font></b></p> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="3">Dance Crazes: 'The Stroll', 'The Twist',&nbsp;</font></b> </p></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="33%"> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="3">Folk Songs, Protest Songs,&nbsp;</font></b></p> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="3">the British Invasion</font></b></p></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="34%"> <p align="center"><b><font face="Signboard" size="3">Disco, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock</font></b> </p></td></tr></tbody></table> </p><p align="center"> <font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="3" class="auto-style6"><strong>The songs on this site are arranged in alphabetical order by the </strong> <u> <strong>title</strong></u><strong>.&nbsp; They will be set up like this:</strong></font> <table border="1" bordercolor="#000000" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="16%"><b><font color="#0000ff" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"> TITLE</font><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4">&nbsp;&nbsp; </font></b> <p><b><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="2">(Which is also a link to a video of the song)</font></b> </p></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="16%"><b><font color="#0000ff" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"> ARTIST's Name</font></b> <p><b><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4">&nbsp;</font><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="2"> (a link to the Wikipedia biogaphy of the singer or group) </font></b></p></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="17%"><b><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"> RELEASE DATE </font></b> <p><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="2"><b>(When the recording first went on sale)</b></font></p></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="17%"><b><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"> "THEN" PHOTO</font></b> <p><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="2"><b>(A picture of the singer or group from their early days.)</b></font></p></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="17%"><font face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"><b> "LATER" PHOTO</b></font> <p><font face="Comic Sans MS" size="2"><b>(A more recent picture,&nbsp; especially if they remained active in the music business.)&nbsp;</b></font></p></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffe8e8" width="17%"><b><font color="#0000ff" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"> LYRICS</font><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"> </font></b> <p><b><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="2">(click on the word "lyrics"&nbsp; to link to the song's lyrics.)</font></b></p></td></tr></tbody></table> </p><p align="center"><font color="#000080"> <strong><span class="auto-style7">&nbsp;Some of the songs linked to on this site have clear, easy-to-read lyrics.&nbsp; Other songs are harder to understand.&nbsp; The poetry/lyrics often refer to cultural or historical events or ideas that a reader from another country would not know. Other times, the lyrics don't make any sense at all, in any language, but they sound good in the song.</span></strong></font><font color="#000000"><span class="auto-style7"><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></span> </font></p><p align="center"><font color="#000000"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="4"><b><u> Click on the letter below to go to the songs beginning with that letter.</u></b></font> </font></p><p align="left"><font color="#000000"><b> <font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS"> <span class="auto-style8">&nbsp;Titles beginning with 'A' or 'An' will be under A.&nbsp; Titles beginning with 'The' will be under T.&nbsp; If a song is known by different titles, such as "</span></font><font color="#0000ff" face="Comic Sans MS"><span class="auto-style8">T</span></font><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS"><span class="auto-style8">he Letter" by the Boxtops, commonly called "</span></font><font color="#0000ff" face="Comic Sans MS"><span class="auto-style8">G</span></font><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS"><span class="auto-style8">ive Me a Ticket to an Airplane", then I will try to list each title under the appropriate letter.&nbsp;</span></font></b><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS"><span class="auto-style9">There will be multiple links for some songs if more than one artist did a creditable version of it or if it is known by different titles.</span></font><span class="auto-style9"> </span> <table border="1" bordercolor="#000000" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="A-Songs.html"> A</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="B-Songs.html"> B</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="C-Songs.html"> C</a></b></font></td> <td 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size="6"><b><a href="L-Songs.html"> L</a></b></font></td></tr> <tr> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="M-Songs.html"> M</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="N-O-Songs.html"> N, O</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="P-Songs.html"> P&nbsp;</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="Q-R-Songs.html"> Q, R</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="S-Songs.html"> S</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" bgcolor="#ffffff" width="8%"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="6"><b><a href="T-Songs.html"> T</a></b></font></td> <td align="center" 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This site has lists by genre, by year, by decade, and sound recordings of the songs from all the groups. Digital jukebox allows songs to play one after the other with any clicking.</b></font> </font></p> <p align="left"><font color="#000000"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="3"><b> 4.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.rhapsody.com/playlistcentral/playlistdetail?playlistId=9116440"> http://www.rhapsody.com/playlistcentral/playlistdetail?playlistId=9116440</a>.This is a pay site - $10/month, for, it says, 11 million songs that can be played on-line or on a mobile device.</b></font> </font></p> <p align="left">5<font color="#000000"><font color="#000000" face="Comic Sans MS" size="3"><b>. <a href="http://www.wbzd.com"> www.wbzd.com</a>&nbsp; 93.3 FM for music from the 60's and 70's, all day, every day.</b></font> </font></p> <p align="center"><font color="#000000"><b><font color="#0000ff" face="Comic Sans MS" size="3"><a href="SceneLinks.html"> Check out our Links Page.</a></font></b></font></p> <p align="center"><span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS;"><big style="font-weight: bold;"> Practice reading English.&nbsp;</big> <big style="font-weight: bold;">Check out the following stories at <a href="http://www.mikiemetric.net">www.mikiemetric.net</a> .</big></span></p> <table style="text-align: left; width: 100%; " cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" class="auto-style1"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;" class="auto-style5"><img style="width: 216px; height: 185px;" alt="GreepleTitle Page" src="WebGifs/cover-image-Small.jpg"><br> </td> <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;" class="auto-style5"><big style="font-family: Comic Sans MS;"> When their planet's sun began growing hotter, most of the insect-like residents began taking steps to protect themselves from the rising temperature.&nbsp; One group built a rocket ship and prepared to send the ship into space to find a new home just in case life became impossible on their own planet.&nbsp; A large green caterpillar named Greeple was chosen to pilot the rocket.&nbsp; The ideal planet that Greeple finally landed on was already occupied, so the caterpillar had to adjust his plans. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br> 25 pages, full-color illustrations.&nbsp; Story can be reviewed at <a href="http://www.mikiemetric.net">www.mikiemetric.net</a> .</big></td> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;" class="auto-style5"><img style="width: 318px; height: 233px;" alt="No Jokes Cover-Small" src="WebGifs/NoJokesCove-Smallr.jpg"><br> </td> <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;" class="auto-style5"><big style="font-family: Comic Sans MS;"> Harold Hare began playing practical jokes on his friends in Petunia Park.&nbsp; They soon decided they had to do something about it.&nbsp; Find out what the other animals did to keep Harold from playing more jokes.<br> ______________________________________________________________________________________________<br> <br> 22 illustrated pages.&nbsp; Story can be reviewed at <a href="http://www.mikiemetric.net">www.mikiemetric.net</a> .<br> </big> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;" class="auto-style5"><img style="width: 278px; height: 360px;" alt="Busy Lizzie Cover-small" src="WebGifs/NewBusyLizCover-small.jpg"><br> </td> <td style="vertical-align: top; text-align: center;" class="auto-style5"><big><big><span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS;"> <br><br>"Busy Lizzie learned to rhyme <br> Before she learned to tell the time."<br> <small>And so begins the book about Lizzie Sue and how she learned to make rhymes while going for rides in the car with her father.<br> __________________________________________________________________________________________________<br> <br> 18 illustrated pages.&nbsp; Story can be reviewed at <a href="http://www.mikiemetric.net">www.mikiemetric.net</a> .<br> <br> <br> <br> <br> </small></span></big></big> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p align="center"><br> </p> <p align="center" class="auto-style11">page break</p> <div align="center"> <center> <table border="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center" width="50%"><a href="http://www.say-it-in-english.com/SpellHome.html"><img src="WebGifs/SpellBanner.gif" border="0" height="60" width="468"></a></td> <td align="center" width="50%"><a href="http://www.say-it-in-english.com"><img src="WebGifs/SayBanner1.gif" border="0" height="60" width="468"></a></td></tr></tbody></table></center></div> <p align="center"><font color="#000000"><font color="#000000" face="Arial"> <span class="auto-style9">Copyright 20108-&nbsp; Montoursville, PA 17754</span></font><span class="auto-style8"> </span> </font></p></body></html>