Music Album with David Spencer
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A Music Album with David Spencer
David Spencer's last music recording of original songs and cover tunes was completed using an Atari 1040 ST computer and a Tanberg reel to reel multi-track stereo tape recorder. The final mixdown was released on cassette tape.
In the summer of 2014, David Spencer began compiling a list of songs in preparation for recording his second music recording. Songs selected are cover tunes made famous by composers and artists from Canada and around the world.
Step One: Song Selection
1. Select songs for consideration for the music album. David selected 112 songs that had lyrics with a positive or meaningful message. This task was completed on August 10, 2014.
2. Categorize the songs selected. David categorized the songs selected under the following headings
- Encouragement Songs
- Environmental Songs
- Faith Building Songs
- Fun Songs
- Love Songs
- Peace Songs
- Relationship Songs
- Social Commentary Songs
Songs for Music Album 2 with David Spencer
The following songs were selected for David Spencer's second music album. Since a compact disk will hold between 74 and 80 minutes of music, not all the songs listed below will be used for this album. Songs are listed in alphabetical order and include the composer's name and year of original publication.
- "All I Have to Do is Dream" by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant, 1958
- "Can't Help Falling in Love" by George Weiss, year?
- "Chantilly Lace" by J.P. Richardson (aka The Big Bopper), 1958
- "Don’t Be Cruel" by Otis Blackwell, 1956
- "Garden Song" by David Mallet, 1972?
- "Get Together" by Chet Powers, 1963
- "Heart of Gold" by Neil Young, 1971
- "Help Me Love You More" by Pat Terry History
- "I Can See Clearly Now" (Key ?) by Johnny Nash, 1972
- "I Got A Name" by Jim Croce History
- "If I Only Had a Brain" by ?, year ?
- "Jesus Got a Hold of My Life" by Dallas, year?
- "Lion Sleeps Tonight" by ?, year?
- "Love Potion #9" by the Clovers, 1959
- "My Girl" by the Temptations, year ?
- "Put Your Hand in the Hand" by Gene MacLellan, year ?
- "Refiner’s Fire" by Brian Doerksen, year ?
- "Sealed with a Kiss" by ?, year ?
- "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King, 1961
- "Stir It Up" by Bob Marley, year ?
- "Streets of London" by Ralph Macteel, year?
- "There's A Kind of Hush", by ?, year?
- "This Little Light of Mine" by ?, year?
- "Where Have all the Flowers Gone?" by Pete Seeger, 1965?
- "Young Love" by Sonny James, year?