Brainwaves – March 14, 2017 – the Happy Show

Brainwaves iconIt’s the Jewish holiday of Purim this week and Brainwaves is getting happy. Two hours of “happy” songs in this week’s show. You’ll hear songs you know & love – R.E.M.’s “Shiny Happy People,” Pharrell‘s “Happy,” the Housemartins’ “Happy Hour,” the Turtles’ “Happy Together” – and lots of surprises from the likes of Elvis Costello, the Hoodoo Gurus, Said Cleaves, Passion Pit, Talking Heads, Nada Surf and even Britney Spears.

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Band Song
Pharrell Williams Happy
Bobby McFerrin Don’t Worry Be Happy
R.E.M. Shiny Happy People
The Buzzcocks Everybody’s Happy Nowadays
Kaki King Happy as a Dead Pig in the Sunshine
Snow Patrol Happiness
Elliott Smith Happiness
Joe Anderson Happiness is a Warm Gun (cover: the Beatles)
Tori Amos Happy Phantom
Britney Spears Born to Make You Happy
Avril Lavigne My Happy Ending
Three Dog Night So Happy I Could Die
Elvis Costello I Hope You’re Happy Now
The Who Happy Jack
The Beat You Won’t Be Happy
Hoodoo Gurus I Hope You’re Happy
Boys Life Happy People
The Turtles Happy Together
Chicago Happy Man
Splinter Drink All Day
AC Newman Drink to Me Babe Then
Walk off the Earth Cheers (Drink to That) – cover: Rihanna
Said Cleaves Drinkin’ Days
The Happy Mondays Step On
The Jam Happy Together
The Housemartins Happy Hour
Fool’s Garden Happy
Michelle Branch Are You Happy Now?
Nada Surf Happy Kid
Mashina Hidden Happiness
Nik Kershaw I Hope You’re Happy Now
Talking Heads Happy Day
Passion Pit It’s Not My Fault I’m Happy
The Teardrop Explodes Pure Joy

Author: Brian Blum

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