Maya Litauer first heard Jewel's song as a young adult -- as a shy, self-conscious girl, she found affirmation from the song's message. It gave her the self confidence to feel comfortable in her own skin.
Judith Seeger, from Mountain View, made mix tapes for almost 40 years, starting in the late '60s. She always filled the remaining few seconds of the cassettes with Jefferson Airplane's "Embryonic Journey."
For listener Justin Hill, Pink Floyd's track "Time" holds an emotional and physical weight. Not only are the lyrics impactful, but the guitar solo can make the hairs on the back of his neck stand on end.
Do you know the recent movie, Alvin and the Chipmunks? When Tina Kwok looked up the actor (Jesse McCartney) who voiced the littlest chipmunk, Theodore, she found a song that inspires her to be herself.