A happy-but-not-sappy song playlist to stay positive through the quarantine
US legend Bob Dylan performs on stage during the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, 2012 in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France (AFP Photo/Fred Tanneau)

Now is not the time for Leonard Cohen or Nick Cave. Bob Dylan is even a little too dark if you’re looking for music to carry you through the din of this coronavirus quarantine.On the other hand, you don’t want “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah,” either. Cheery pop music right now sounds as vapid as those Florida spring-breakers on TV who didn’t want to leave the beach three weeks ago.Here’s what I came up with as a playlist to keep me upbeat for the long haul. This is actually a whittled-down version of a list I programmed last year after writing about “The Happiness Playlist,” a great memoir by Minneapolis ...


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