Playlist of The Week #7: CFD Core Team


It’s been an up and down December with the usual Ohio weather, Cleveland sports, (and maybe a few grades moving around). But, there has been one constant the past few weeks: The Rini Family Christmas Food Drive Core Team.

The Core Team, composed of students from all four classes, has dedicated a healthy chunk of time to help organize, advertise, and support the food drive the past few weeks. With their unwavering support, time, and man hours, the food drive is gearing up to be a great success!

So, I wanted to give these students an opportunity to share a little bit of themselves: their music preferences. This week’s playlist is curated from responses I received from some of the Core Team, so thank you to those that responded.


  • All I Want for Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey
  • Carry on Wayward Son by Kansas
  • Somebody To Love – Remastered 2011 by Queen
  • OMG by Usher,
  • Sit Next to Me by Foster The People
  • Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra
  • I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
  • American Pie by Don McLean
  • If I Told You by Stephen Lynch, Laura Benanti
  • Pennies From Heaven by Louis Prima, Sam Butera & The Witnesses
  • All Star by Smash Mouth
  • Hips Don’t Lie by Shakira, Wyclef Jean
  • Honeymoon Avenue by Ariana Grande
  • Piano Man by Billy Joel
  • Baby by Justin Bieber
  • The Sweet Escape by Gwen Stefani, Akon
  • Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler
  • 2009 by Mac Miller
  • Happy by Pharrell Williams
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads – Rerecorded by John Denver