1/ So First Off - Tell Us your Name, City and Country and what you currently do for a living?
My name is Sonya Alexander, I currently reside in New York City. I'm a freelance writer.
2/ Is This Something You Always Wanted To Do? What Do You Enjoy About It?
I've always loved writing, because I've always loved informing people and entertaining them.
3/ Tell Us About Your First Musical Memory - Why Do You Think You Remember It?
I remember buying my first 45 record when I was five years old. It was "Come and Get Your Love" by Redbone, which is still a groove.
4/ Who Did You Make Your First Mixtape / Playlist For - What Was The Result - Did They Dig It?
I made it for a boyfriend in college. He loved it because I have very eclectic taste!
5/ What Made You Go Online And Search About Music Curation?
I love a good playlist and happened to see this position listed in one of my freelance writing newsletters.
6/ Tell us about the name of your Playlist - where did that come from?
Because the 70s had a carefree feeling, I thought dancing barefoot in the grass symbolized that unapologetic freedom.
7/ What does a track have to have to make it onto your list, is there something special that you look for?
Great lyrics and an easy-breezy tempo that would fit in the 70s.
8/ What can an artist do in their track submission to your list to ensure that you'll listen to their track?
Make the description interesting and if possible add an eye-catching photo.
9/ We know - these change all the time - but as of this week - what are your all time top 5 favorite tracks.
Whew, that's hard. I'd have to say:
"Love's Theme" by Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra
"Night Fever" by the Bee Gees
"Best of My Love" by Eagles
"Beginnings" by Chicago
"Dancing in the Moonlight" by King Harvest.
10/ And finally - which Music to Curator should we interview next?
Let's interview Phil Shaw next. His Music to Navigate a Life is inspiring. Will be interesting to hear about his music influences.