Playlist for A Faculty Daughter

One of the elements that makes A Faculty Daughter, set in the early seventies, so fun and relatable is the plethora of music references sprinkled throughout the story. But I was amazed to find that I included over 40 songs. Here are the tunes in the order they appear in the manuscript–before my editor starts snipping away! Enjoy this trip down memory lane.

Me and Bobby McGee- Janis Joplin

My Sweet Lord- George Harrison

A Taste of Honey- Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass

25 or 6 to 4- Chicago

The Monster Mash- Bobby Pickett

Come Together- The Beatles

Brandy- Looking Glass

Voo Doo Child- Jimi Hendrix

Jezebel- Edith Piaf

Proud Mary- Creedence Clearwater Revival

We’ve Only Just Begun- The Carpenters

Brown Sugar- The Rolling Stones

Joy to the World- Three Dog Night

Venus- Shocking Blue

I Want to Take you Higher- Ike & Tina Turner

Your Song- Elton John

Colour My World- Chicago

Georgie Girl- The Seekers

The Theme from Love Story- Henry Mancini

I’ll Be There- The Jackson Five

Merry Christmas Darling- The Carpenters

The Twelve Gifts of Christmas- Alan Sherman

Wild World- Cat Stevens

The Marseillaise- de Lisle

Half Breed- Cher

Ohio- Neil Young

Elenore- The Turtles

Classical Gas- Mason Williams

Stairway to Heaven- Led Zeppelin

Travelin Man- The Doobie Brothers

Smile a Little Smile for Me- The Flying Machine

Julie, Julie, Julie, Do Ya Love Me?- Bobby Sherman

Me and You and a Dog Named Boo- Lobo

Temptation Eyes- The Grass Roots

Theme from Shaft- Isaac Hayes

Maggie May- Rod Stewart

Respect- Aretha Franklin

You’ve Got a Friend- Carole King

Only Love Can Break Your Heart- Neil Young

So Far Away- Carole King

I’m So Tired of Being Alone- Al Green

You Wear it Well- Rod Stewart

The Long and Winding Road- The Beatles

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