Sweet Music for the New Biz

I’ve decided that I need a music playlist for the hours, days and months I’ll be pouring into my new business and to double as fun background music for events I’m at. (My booth will be rocking!)What I’m looking for are songs that have the words “sugar” or “sweet” in them (honey won’t cut it, but other words might), preferably as a key part of the song or as the chorus. It has to be listen-able, which doesn’t mean much, except that I get to veto anything that I can’t stand.I need your help!

Here’s what I’ve got so far–a huge thank you to Kris Sperry, Shasta Sperry, Krista Jones, Renee Hopkins, Kris Maxwell, Ann Sumner, Kris Breton, Amber and Mason Ward, and Paul Bartel! (What is up with Krises and Kristas being so music-inclined?? Awesome!)

Sugar, Sugar by the Archies
Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard
Brown Sugar by the Rolling Stones
Lips Like Sugar by Coldplay or Echo and the Bunnymen
Sugar Town by Zooey Deschanel
Spoonful of Sugar by Disney (and Julie Andrews)
I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) by the Four Tops
How Sweet It Is by James Taylor
Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses
Sweet Dreams by the Eurythmics
Sweet Escape by Gwen Stefani
Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
Sweetest Thing by U2
Sweet Surrender by Sarah McLachlan
Candy Shop by Madonna
Lollipop by the Chordettes
Sweet Dreams (of You> by Patsy Cline
Sugar Mountain by Neil Young
Honey Bee by Tom Petty
I Want Candy by Bow Wow Wow
Malted Milk by Robert Johnson or Eric Clapton
Candyman by the Grateful Dead
Sweet Tooth by Dave Rawlings Machine
Sugar Magnolia by the Grateful Dead
Sugar Shack by Phish
Sweet Jane by Velvet Underground
I’m Missing You Like Candy by Mandy Moore
Sugar, We’re Goin Down by Fall Out Boy
Love Sweet Love by Morcheeba
Sweetness and Tenderness by The Rentals (original from Return of the Rentals)
Sweet Religion by Imogen Heap
No More Sweet Music by Hooverphonic
Sugar by Ladytron
Raw Sugar by Metric
Sugar Never Tasted So Good by The White Stripes
My Boy Lollipop by Millie Small
Good Ship Lollipop by Shirley Temple
Sugar Daddy by the Jackson 5
I Want a Lil Sugar in my Bowl by Nina Simone
Sulphur to Sugarcane by Elvis Costello
Sugar Kane by Sonic Youth
Sugar Pill by Ambulance Ltd
Sugar Water by Cibo Matto
Sweet Home Chicago by the Blues Brothers
Sweet Love by The Commodores (and Anita Baker)
Sweet Painted Lady by Elton John
Sweet Pea by Smoking Popes
Sweet Sixteen by Billy Idol
Sweet Sunshine by Beck
The Sweetest Taboo by Sade
Sweetness Follows by R.E.M.


What am I missing?

Hit me with your best shot,

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  1. “Love Sweet Love” by Morcheeba, “Sweetness and Tenderness” by The Rentals (original from Return of the Rentals, not their crappy new version), “Sweet Religion” by Imogen Heap, “No More Sweet Music” by Hooverphonic, “Sugar” by Ladytron, “Raw Sugar” by Metric, “Sugar Never Tasted So Good” by The White Stripes, “I want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow. Want a mix tape?

  2. Kris, you are going to expand my musical knowledge…I think I’ve only heard one of these (possibly two)! 🙂 Thanks so much!! 🙂

  3. This is a throwback suggestion, but oh so delicious: Sweet Dreams (of You) by Patsy Cline

    Great posts…love reading about your sweet new venture!

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