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Songs For The Week!

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AWOPBAMBOOM Vol. 59: Music 4 Music People

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From the clearest blue to a tidal wave, here’s what’s orbiting our musical universe this week…

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CHVRCHES, “Clearest Blue”

Uptempo synth that has us looking forward to warmer spring days…

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Ariana Grande (SNL) “Tidal”

With a petite, five-foot stature, Grande doesn’t seem Whitney Houstonesque, but Ariana pulled the giggly crowd to cheers with this courageous medley of performances.

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Shakira, “Try Everything”

Shakira’s latest track comes off of the official soundtrack for Zootopia, Disney’s 55th animated feature.

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Don Ho

Vietnamese by birth, but immortalized in Hawaii for producing “Tiny Bubbles.”

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Future

If you’re a fan of the hip-hop/rap scene then chances are you’ve recently drawn the conclusion that Future is not only here to stay, but conquer.

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The Rolling Stones, “Let’s Spend The Night Together”

Last Friday, The Rolling Stones played a free concert in Havana, Cuba. Here’s some amateur footage from the historic event:

On Sunday, this classic Stones song played on our car radio. Enjoy this protopunk gem and have a great week!

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Lead-In Image (Mick Jagger, Berlin, 2008) Courtesy of 360b / Shutterstock.com

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Joey Fernandez is a music writer from New York’s strongest island. Drop him a line at joey@newswhistle.com or send him a Tweet (@SenorJoseRafael).