Music is a great way to let loose, have fun, decompress or just relax. Here at LCA, we love listening to music and often have it on in the office to give us motivation, inspiration and generate creativity.
With the 56th Annual Grammy Awards approaching on Sunday, January 26, 2014 we asked the LCA staff and volunteers what their favorite songs are.
Laurie Fenton Ambrose, President & CEO: “Mustang Sally” by Wilson Pickett
Sheila Ross, Special Counsel: “O Mio Babbino Caro” by Gianni Schicchi
Emily Eyres, Chief Operating Officer: “Sugar Magnolia” by Grateful Dead
Amy Copeland, Director of Medical Outreach: “Such Great Heights” by Postal Service
Edy Whidden, Chief Administrative Officer: “Music of the Night” from Phantom of the Opera
Tina Hone, Senior Advisor, Policy and Partnerships: “Downtown” by Petula Clark
Maureen Rigney, Director of Community and Support Services: “World Leader Pretend” by REM
Tara Perloff, Support Services Manager: “Save Room” by John Legend, “Wonderland” by John Mayer and “Sunday Morning” by Maroon 5
Kay Cofrancesco, Director of Marketing: “Copacabana” by Barry Manilow
Gabby Geier, Communications Manager: “Brave” by Sara Bareilles
Zakiyah Williams, Manager of Events and Volunteers: “Suit & Tie” by Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z
Lanni Boyd, Senior Manager of Events and Volunteers: “Jamming” by Bob Marley
Josh Hunter, Development and Advocacy Coordinator: “Travelers Insurance” by Their/They’re/There
Kristen McAvoy, Administrative Assistant: I really like Jazz artists (old and new), such as Michael Buble, Harry Connick, Jr., Frank Sinatra, etc. A somewhat new artist, Melody Gardot, is one that I like, as well. She was in a terrible car accident at the age of 19 and jazz was therapeutic for her during her recovery process. Her music inspired me!
Jenny White, TN Chapter Director: Two of my favorite songs are Christine Aguilera’s “Fighter” and “Beautiful!”
Carla Poe, GA Chapter Community Representative: “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars because it reminds me of the music I grew up listening to – that Motown flair….
Ken Wheatley, CA Chapter Co-Director: “You’ll Always Be My Heart And Soul” by Stephen Bishop
Don’t miss two-time Grammy winner, country music star and lung cancer survivor, Merle Haggard, performing alongside Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton at the Grammy’s on Sunday. We can’t wait for the epic performance!
Which song or artist do you turn to for motivation and inspiration?