Mood Music: A Valentine’s Music Sampler


Algonquin is bringing sexy back this Valentine’s Day. Here is suggested mood music for “rounding the bases” — yes, those bases—from some of Algonquin’s authors. (We’ve finally answered the question, “Who wrote the book of love?) Click on each song to sing along…

First Base Suggestions by Jill McCorkle, author of Life After Life

“Cowboys to Girls” by The Intruders
“Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me” by Mel Carter
“I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tommy James and the Shondells


Second Base Suggestions by Christopher Castellani, author of All This Talk of Love

“Stretch Out and Wait” by The Smiths

“Hold It Against Me” by Britney Spears

“Milkshake” by Kelis


Third Base Suggestions by Caroline Leavitt, author of Is This Tomorrow

“I Want You” by Elvis Costello (Best song ever!)

“Don’t You Feel My Leg” by Maria Muldaur

Tie: “At Last” by Etta James and “You Can Leave Your Hat On” by Joe Cocker


Home Run Suggestions by Jonathan Evison, author of The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

“Between the Sheets” by The Isley Brothers

“Turn Off the Lights” by Teddy Pendergrass

“Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC


“Yeah, This Isn’t Working Out, Can’t We Just Be Friends?” Suggestions by Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist

“I Wish You Love” by Blossom Dearie

“You’re Kind” by Paul Simon

“It’s Not You, It’s Me” by The Little Willies


One Comment On This Post:

February 14, 2013
3:26 pm
Suzanne Deal-Fitzgerald says...

This made me LOL!

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