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Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

  • 1.  Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 7 days ago
    Hello all!

    I'm putting together a travel playlist on our Spotify channel for PastForward next week and was wondering what you would put on the list. I'm specifically thinking of songs about San Francisco, California, and our main themes: Intangible Heritage, Culture-Nature, and Resilience.

    I'll also take some general preservation-inspired songs but we already have a separate playlist for that! You can see what we already have here: NTHP Spotify playlists

    Priya

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    Priya Chhaya
    Associate Director, Publications and Programs
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
    Washington DC
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  • 2.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 6 days ago
    Can't go wrong with Coltrane.

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    Jim Sparks
    Glasgow KY
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  • 3.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 6 days ago
    Fun idea.  Maybe you should do a film/TV list as well.  From Vertigo to Silicon Valley

    Here's a few for your list:
    Carmen McCrae, "I'm Always Drunk in San Francisco"
    Many versions of I Left My Heart in San Francisco (from Tony Bennett to John Lee Hooker)
    Scott McKenzie "If  You're Going to San Francisco (be sure to wear some flowers in your hair)"
    (And  less popular, less compelling  60's  SF anthem: Let's Go to San Francisco. by the Flower Pot Men)
    Chris Isaac "San Francisco Days, San Francisco Nights"
    Village People ,  San Francisco -- Cheesy, but hey, Village People.
    Lee Oskar, San Francisco Bay
    Otis Redding, Sitting on the Dock of the Bay (written in Sausalito)
    And https://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2012/10/10-songs-celebrating-san-francisco.html

    On Nature;
    Nature Boy  Done by everyone from Nat King Cole to Miles Davis to Lady Gaga

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    Martha Nelson
    New York NY
    347-410-0789
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  • 4.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 6 days ago
    Michael Panzitta from the Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh made an urbanist themed spotify playlist for the Rust Belt Takeover of Columbus. You can check it out via this link.

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    Sarah Marsom
    Heritage Resource Consultant
    Tiny Activist Project
    me@sarahmarsom.com
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  • 5.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 6 days ago
    Fun list @Sarah Marsom and thanks @Martha Nelson​​ and @Jim Sparks. Pulling it all together now. Hope to share it soon. It's ending up on the ode to San Francisco side of things with a few place based/ history songs for variety. ​

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    Priya Chhaya
    Associate Director, Publications and Programs
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
    Washington DC
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  • 6.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 5 days ago
    I've been thinking about doing the same some great songs about California and San Francisco:

    San Franciscan Nights--The Animals
    California Jam--Klaatu
    Going to California---Led Zepplin
    California Girls---The Beach Boys
    San Francisco--Scott McKenzie
    California Dreaming-- The Mamas and the Papas

    For preservation and Resilience:

    Come Dancing---The Kinks (really illustrates the emotional attachment people form with places)
    In My Life--The Beatles

    That's all I can come up with off the top of my head.

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    Tamara Schlossenberg
    Owings Mills MD
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  • 7.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 5 days ago

    San Francisco:

    San Francisco by Scott Mackenzie

     

    Resilience:

    Fight Song by Rachel Patton

     

     

    Intangible Heritage:

    U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer

    Beds are Burning by Midnight Oil

     

    Culture-Nature:

    Big Yellow Taxi by Counting Crows

     

     

     

     

    Harry Klinkhamer

    Historical Resources Manager

    City of Venice

     

    Harry Klinkhamer

    Historical Resources Manager

    City of Venice

    941-486-2490

    hklinkhamer@venicegov.com

     

    Venice Museum & Archives

    http://www.venicemuseum.org/

    City of Venice

    http://venicegov.com

     

    The value of history is, indeed, not scientific but moral:

    by liberalizing the mind, by deepening the sympathies,

    by fortifying the will, it enables us to control, not society,

    but ourselves - a much more important thing; it prepares

    us to live more humanely in the present and to meet rather

    than to foretell the future.

    -Carl Becker from Every Man His Own Historian

     






  • 8.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 4 days ago
    For SF, can't beat San Francisco Bay Blues, sung by Jesse Fuller or Eric Clapton.

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    Cara Bertron
    Senior Planner / Deputy Historic Preservation Officer
    City of Austin Planning and Zoning Department
    (512) 974-1446 / cara.bertron@austintexas.gov
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  • 9.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 4 days ago
    Thanks for the additional suggestions, I will see if I can add then when we are setting up next week.  Here is what we've put together for now. You'll see it leans towards the San Francisco centered tunes. But I love the idea of Fight Song for Resilience.

    #PastForward18: San Francisco

    https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4xxt2wMPincc1YI18Eq6IE


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    Priya Chhaya
    Associate Director, Publications and Programs
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
    Washington DC
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  • 10.  RE: Building a Spotify Playlist for #PastForward18

    Posted 18 hours ago
    Great Assignment!


    "I left my Heart in San Francisco," Tony Bennett. Frank Sinatra's recording, too.
    "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay," Otis Redding

     "Save me San Francisco," Train
    "Honeymoon in San Francisco," Montreal
    "San Francisco Days," Chris Isaak
    "I'm always Drunk in San Francisco," Carmen McRae
    Sacred Concert, Duke Ellington at Grace Cathedral
    Thelonious Alone in San Francisco, Thelonious Monk



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    David Strauss
    Seattle WA
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