Song of the Day #3,663: ‘Let ‘Em Talk’ – Kesha

Before I intervened with some Frank Sinatra, this was the randomly dialed-up song slated for my father’s 75th birthday. Not exactly the best fit.

On the other hand, a pop-rock anthem by Kesha (featuring Eagles of Death Metal) encouraging people to ignore criticism and shine on through the negativity is appropriate on any day, including a milestone birthday.

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Song of the Day #3,662: ‘Sinatra 75: The Best is Yet to Come’ – Frank SInatra

Today is my father’s 75th birthday, a grand milestone for a grand man!

I’m cheating a bit by not featuring an individual song but instead an entire TV special as today’s SOTD. This is the 1990 celebration Sinatra 75: The Best is Yet to Come, a TV special that combined documentary footage with a live performance by the birthday boy himself.

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