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Music Monday: Mildly Musing Melodies

Students, Alumni, Faculty, lend me your ears! Yes, it’s Monday again. The start of a new week may be tough to get through, but don’t be scared. Music Monday is here to make your life a little bit easier. These six tracks have been meticulously chosen for your listening pleasure. So turn on, tune in, and drop out as you let the music sink into the caverns of your mind.

1.) 50 years ago, Beatlemania invaded the United States and changed music forever. This past weekend, fans across the country celebrated the anniversary of the band’s first visit to the U.S. by listening to some of the Fab Four’s greatest hits from 1964. Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles!

2.) Today marks the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s album, The College Dropout. One of the most captivating songs on the album for me is “All Falls Down.” From the instrumental, to Kanye’s narrative-style lyrics, and even the hook sung by Syleena Johnson are the key elements for a hip hop masterpiece. Kanye was also added to this list to hype fans up for when he comes to the Bryce Jordan Center this Thursday.

3.) ICYMI: At the Winter Olympic opening ceremony in Sochi, a Russian Police choir covered Daft Punk’s hit single “Get Lucky” and it might be one of the most entertaining things from this past week.

4.) On his final episode of Late Night, Jimmy Fallon sang “The Weight” by The Band as a farewell anthem with accompaniment by the Muppets. Whether or not you are a fan of Fallon, this is a magical cover that is sure to make you smile.

5.) Toronto Mayor Rob Ford declared February 6 “Bob Marley Day” in order to commemorate the life of the reggae icon. Although Marley’s birthday was last week, here’s some heart-warming reggae vibes to counteract the cold weather outside.

6.) The 1975 is an alternative rock band based out of Manchester, U.K. that has grown in popularity over the past year with the release of their self-titled debut album. Here is a rendition of their most notable single “Chocolate.”

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Leo Dillinger

Penn State Junior, Print Journalism Major, Minors in English and Sociology, Writer of Arts, Entertainment, News, Tomfoolery and Opinion.

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