Accept the Video Club Challenge!

Click here to view and/or download an information sheet with details about the Video Club Challenge.

In her excellent General Meeting program, “Music, Memories & Motivation, presented via Zoom on November 19, club Secretary and Apple instructor Stephanie Brasher challenged club members — and anyone else interested — to create videos inspired by music of the baby boomer era. See her list of suggested songs below.

WATCH A VIDEO OF THE “MUSIC, MEMORIES & MOTIVATION” PROGRAM!! (It won’t be on the club’s YouTube channel due to copyright issues.)

Sharing a powerful range of both professional and “do-it-yourself” music videos, Stephanie placed special emphasis on personal and family memories recalled by the familiar songs. “All these family albums that need to be organized — and our children don’t want them. Put them in a four-minute video,” she suggested, adding, “Three to four minutes is a good length for a video. Let your imagination soar!”

Stephanie went on to explain how the Video Club Challenge will work:

If your video is four minutes or less, Video Club, members can submit their video for the club’s annual 2021 Goldies Short Video Contest. The entry deadline is February 1, 2021. Click here  to view and/or download Goldies contest details.

If your video is longer than four minutes or you do not want to enter the contest, you can submit your video for consideration to be shown on the club’s monthly Village Television show “The Video Club Spotlight.” seen Sundays at 4 pm. 

If enough entries are received, the Club will host a special Zoom meeting to share your creative efforts — and we can all enjoy your video.

Baby Boomer Songs to Inspire and Motivate Your Creativity

Songs About Getting Older
“Old Man” – Neil Young
“Time in a Bottle” – Jim Croce
“Yesterday When I Was Young” – Roy Clark
“Old Friends” – Simon & Garfunkel
“Grandma’s Hands” – Bill Withers
“Young at Heart” – Jimmy Durante
“Photographs and Memories” – Jim Croce
“Landslide” – Fleetwood Mac
“It Was a Very Good Year”- Frank Sinatra
“Who Knows Where the Time Goes?” – Judy Collins
“When I’m 64” – The Beatles

Songs for the Flower Child
“Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” – Peter, Paul & Mary
“Blowing in the Wind” – Bob Dylan
“Get Together” – The Youngbloods
“Give Peace A Chance” – Plastic Ono Band
“A Change Is Gonna Come” – Sam Cooke
“Redemption Song” – Bob Marley & the Wailers
“San Francisco” – Scott McKenzie
“Wake Up Everybody” – Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
“The Times They Are a Changin'” – Bob Dylan
For What It’s Worth” – Buffalo Springfield

Songs for Loved Ones
“You Are So Beautiful” – Joe Cocker
“Annie’s Song” – John Denver
“Memories Are Made of This” – Dean Martin
“Three Times A Lady” – The Commodores
“Now and Forever” – Carole King
“Can’t Smile Without You” – Barry Manilow
“Dedicated to the One I Love” – Mammas & Pappas
“Magic Moments” – Perry Como
“Old Fashioned Love Song” – Three Dog Night
“My Girl” – The Temptations
“I Will Always Love You” – Whitney Houston

Songs for Family
“My Father’s Eyes” – Eric Clapton
“Daddy’s Song” – Harry Nilsson
“Oh Very Young” – Cat Stevens
“Our House” – Crosby, Stills & Nash
“He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” – Neil Diamond
“Dance With My Father Again” – Luther Vandross
“Oh Daughter Mine” – Randy Crawford
“You Raise Me Up” – Josh Groban
“When We Grow Up” – Diana Ross
“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” – Stevie Wonder
“Father and Son” – Cat Stevens
“Teach Your Children Well” – Crosby, Stills & Nash
“You Light Up My Life” – Whitney Houston
Children’s Songs – Various Artists

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