The Ups and Downs of Della Jane

by, Della Jane Moore

Dedications:

  • For my brother.
  • In remembrance of my daddy.
  • To my aunt Tammy.
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"Sugar Pie Honey Bunch" - The Four Tops

It's the earliest song that I can remember loving and singing along with my older brother Justin. I think of him not really in the sense of what the song is trying to say, but because we both LOVED it as children and used to sing it together ALL. THE. TIME.

(2:45)

The Four Tops-I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)

"She Don't Know She's Beautiful" - Sammy Kershaw

When I was very young, my daddy used to sing it all the time.

(2:54)

She Don't Know She's Beautiful by Alan Jackson

"I Loved Her First" - Heartland

There's no man alive that could take his place in my heart. He loved me first.

(3:32)

Heartland ~ I loved her first

"Dance With My Father" - Luther Vandross

It's relevant (except the parts about the mother); because I would anything to go back or to have him here.

(4:24)

DANCE WITH MY FATHER (Lyrics) - LUTHER VANDROSS

"No Such Thing" - John Mayer

"I just found out there's no such thing as the real world, just a lite you've got to rise above."

(3:53)

No Such Thing John Mayer Lyrics)

"Skydivin'" - Tim McGraw

Me and my aunt loved this song and sang it together when I was younger and more into country. It reminds you to live like you were dyin'.

(4:59)

Tim McGraw - Live Like You Were Dying (Official Music Video)

"Bad" - Wale ft. Tiara Thomas

Sadly (very), the lyrics are 100% self explanatory.

(4:17)

Wale ft. Tiara Thomas - Bad [Lyrics On Screen]

"Fallin'" - Mackelmore

At one point in my life, not long ago, this song explained exactly how I felt.

(3:18)

Macklemore Fallin

"Mary Jane's Last Dance" - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

2 Reasons:


1) I was a "rolling stone"

(4:50)

Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty Lyrics

"Snow" (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers

It's about the repeated failure to start your life anew and how difficult it can be.

(5:49)

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow ( Hey oh ) ( Lyrics in Description )

"What It's Like" - Everlast

You don't really know what things are like for someone until you're in that situation, so you shouldn't judge someone.

(4:51)

Everlast ~ What It's Like (With Lyrics)

"Give It Away" - Red Hot Chili Peppers

"Greedy little people in a sea of distress,

give your more to receive your less,

unimpressed by material excess,

love is free, love me, say hell yes."

(4:32)

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away (Album Version)

"Around The World" - Red Hot Chili Peppers

"Life is beautiful around the world"

(4:01)

Red Hot Chili Peppers- Around the World

"Steady As She Goes" - The Raconteurs

Jack White says the song asks "Is doing that- getting married and settling down- starting a new life or is it giving up?" and I wonder the same thing a lot. I never want to get married.

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The Raconteurs - Steady,as she goes (Official music video)

"Three Little Birds" - Bob Marley

When in the roughest spots, I have to remember that every little thing is gonna be alright. :)

(3:43)

Three Little Birds -Bob Marley- with lyrics HD
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