I have kind of eclectic musical tastes, and if I tried to include a truly representative sample, this post would be really, really long. (I'm sure that as soon as I hit "publish" I'll think of another dozen I should have put on here instead...) So here are just a few songs I like; some are silly, some are spiritual, some are spunky, some are soothing, all make me smile.
Mary Chapin Carpenter "Why Walk When You Can Fly"
"The King of Love My Shepherd" (Mack Wilberg arrangement)
Rodney Atkins "Back Road"
"O Mio Babbino Caro" (This version is sung by the amazing Kiri te Kanawa.)
Chris Ledoux, "For Your Love"
"Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" (I recently discovered this version by Mumford & Sons and I'm in love!)
Squirrel Nut Zippers, "Put a Lid on It" (This just makes me want to dance!)
O.A.R. "Gotta Be Wrong Sometimes"
Sawyer Brown, "800 Pound Jesus" (Seriously, one of the more spiritually moving songs I know, and the video makes me cry every time, but it's a good cry.)
Handel's Water Music
What are some your go-to songs when you need a pick-me-up?