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#827244 - 04/07/05 06:51 PM Your favorite song by....
Jack Frost Offline
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Beatles: Nowhere Man

Rolling Stones: Under My Thumb

Bob Dylan: Tangled Up In Blue
Harry Nilsson: The Puppy Song

Talking Heads: Take Me To The River (acoustic)

Phish: Bouncin Round The Room

Frank Sinatra: My Way

Paul Simon: American Tune

Crosby, Stills & Nash: Teach Your Children

Neil Young: Cowgirl In The Sand

James Taylor: Up On The Roof

Simon and Garfunkle: For Emily

edit:

Grateful Dead: Friend of the Devil

Lyle Lovett: Friend of the Devil

edit more:

Byrds: My Back Pages

Blind Faith: Can't Find My Way Home

Hendrix: Little Wing

Sting: Little Wing

Stevie Ray Vaughn: Little Wing

Doors: When The Music's Over


(Add your own artists in your reply and edit your response to take in others' replies)


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#827245 - 04/07/05 07:17 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
kenny Offline
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ELO - Blue Sky
Ronnie Milsap - My Heart
Dollie Parton - And I will always love you
James Taylor - Millworker

Boz Scaggs - Sierra
Bread - Diary
CSNY - Dancers

Neil Young - Sugar Mountain
Christopher Cross - Sailing
Fleetwood Mac - Landslide

Beatles - Yesterday
America - I need you
Paul Simon - American Tune
Simon and Garfunkle - Kathy's Song


Thanks, JF.
I'm gonna open a bottle of wine and play some of these on my old guitar right now.
So much better than doing taxes.

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#827246 - 04/07/05 07:39 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Beatles: A Day in the Life

Led Zeppelin: Ramble On

Talking Heads: Psycho Killer

Nirvana: Smells Like Teen Spirit

Frank Sinatra: Just the Way You Look Tonight

Incubus: Make Yourself

Alainis Morrisette: Uninvited

Sublime: Romeo

U2: New Year's Day

Green Day: American Idiot

Oingo Boingo: So many ..., OK, OK, how 'bout Just Another Day

Cure: Let's Go to Bed

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Blood Sugar Sex Magic

Tori Amos: Tear in Your Hand

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#827247 - 04/07/05 08:22 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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JAZZ
Bill Evans: Here's That Rainy Day

John Coltrane: Spiritual

Oscar Peterson: Nigerian Marketplace

Billy Taylor: C-A-G

Jim Hall: Concierto de Aranjuez

McCoy Tyner: Wave

Don Pullen: Sing Me a Song Everlasting

Pat Metheny: Two Folk Songs


POP/ROCK
Beatles: I Saw Her Standing There

Grateful Dead: Eyes of the World

Phish: Split Open and Melt

Prince: I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man

Bob Dylan: Idiot Wind
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#827248 - 04/07/05 08:31 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
kenny Offline
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Bill Evans - Peace Piece.

Prince - Raspberry Barrette

Pat Metheney - Are you Going to be with me? and First Circle

Joni Mitchell - Ladies of the Canyon

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#827249 - 04/07/05 08:46 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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This is a great thread!! A total nostalgia-fest:

Beatles: In My Life

Rolling Stones: Jumping Jack Flash

Bob Dylan: My Back Pages / Just Like a Woman / Mr. Tambourine Man

Harry Nilsson: Everybody's Talkin' / I Guess the Lord Must Live in New York City

Frank Sinatra: One for my Baby / The Lady is a Tramp

Paul Simon: American Tune (agree with you, Jack)

Crosby, Stills & Nash: The Lee Shore

Neil Young: After the Gold Rush / Expecting to Fly

James Taylor: Fire and Raim

Simon and Garfunkle: For Emily (agree) / Gone to Look for America (Kathy's Song) / Hazy Shade of Winter

Joni Mitchell: Blue / The Last Time I Saw Richard / All I Want / I Had a King

Carly Simon: Anticipation

The Beach Boys: Fun, Fun, Fun
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#827250 - 04/07/05 09:06 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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STEPPENWOLF!!


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#827251 - 04/07/05 09:15 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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\:D
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#827252 - 04/07/05 09:40 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Beatles: Eleanor Rigby

Rolling Stones: Ruby Tuesday

Bob Dylan: Tangled up in Blue or Hurricane

Harry Nilsson: Guess the Lord Must be in NYC

Talking Heads: title? "You may ask yourself, how did I get here?"

Johnny Mathis: Misty

Nat King Cole: Route 66

Paul Simon: Late in the Evening or Lincoln Duncan

Crosby, Stills & Nash: Helplessly Hoping

Neil Young: Cinnamon Girl

Steve Stills: Sit Yourself Down

James Taylor: Walking Man or Long Ago and Far Away

Simon and Garfunkle: BoTW

Joni Mitchell: Blue or You Turn Me On

Stevie Wonder: Gosh, so many; All in Love is Fair, Knocks Me Off my Feet, My Cherie Amour....

Joe Cocker: You Can Leave Your Hat On or Feelin' Alright

Aerosmith: Walk This Way

Who: Won't Get Fooled Again

Henry Mancini \:\) : Moon River but only the Audrey Hepburn w/ guitar version

Queen Aretha: R-E-S-P-E-C-T (of course!) or Skylark

Beach Boys: In My Room

Zombies: Time of the Season (not a great band, but I just love that song \:\) )

I've gotta stop, I could go on all night.

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#827253 - 04/07/05 09:41 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
Nina Offline
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Oh gasp

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#827254 - 04/07/05 10:25 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Posts: 3170
Loc: Wisconsin
Genesis: [/b]
Supper's Ready

Yes: [/b]
Close To The Edge

King Crimson: [/b]
I Talk to The Wind

Jethro Tull: [/b]
Thick as a Brick

Pink Floyd: [/b]
Several Species of Small Fury Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Groovin' with a Pict.

Emerson Lake & Palmer: [/b]
Karn Evil #9

Kansas: [/b]
The Spider

Rush: [/b]
2112

Frank Zappa:[/b]
I Am The Slime

Uriah Heap[/b]
The Magician's Birthday

Bill Bruford[/b]
Fainting in Coils

Peter Gabriel[/b]
Here Comes The Flood

Queensryche[/b]
Silent Lucidity

The Flaming Lips[/b]
In The Morning Of The Magicians

Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin & Paco De Lucia[/b]
Fantasia Suite

CSN: [/b]
Teach Your Children

This was really hard. Any piece by Genesis pre 1979 is without a doubt my favorite "Rock Music" but Supper's Ready is pretty much a religious experience for me. And that is saying a lot!

I think the Pink Floyd piece was decided on mainly in jest. Not that I don't like it, I do immensely, but I just love the title! \:D

If I am going to listen to this "rock music stuff" it had better be damn creative stuff and worth my time.

Teach Your Children is just plain good.
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#827255 - 04/07/05 11:38 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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 Quote:
Originally posted by kenny:
Prince - Raspberry Barrette
[/b]
Uh, honey, I'm pretty sure that's Raspberry Beret. I thought gay men knew about accessories! ;\) :p \:D

penny

oh, and my favorite Prince song: hmmm, Nothing Compares 2 U is awesome (I know, Sinead recorded it, too, but he wrote it), maybe Purple Rain

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#827256 - 04/08/05 12:08 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA
I do happen to have some some non-piano music stashed away in my MP3 collection.

Styx: Come Sail Away, Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man), Miss America, The Grand Illusion

Carly Simon: You're So Vain

Foo Fighters: Kung Foo Fighting

Ace of Base: Beautiful Life

Sarah Mclachlan: Adia

Beach Boys: Kokomo, I Get Around

Billy Joe Royal: Down in the Boondocks

Charlie Daniels: The Devil Went Down to Georgia

Desiree: You Gotta Be

TLC: Waterfalls

Roy Orbison: You Got It

Creedence Clearwater: Rollin on a River

Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World (every single time I hear it, it for some reason reminds me of my grandfather on my mom's side, who died when I was 4 years old)

I have more but I think my list is long enough as it is now.
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#827257 - 04/08/05 12:13 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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jf said...

 Quote:
Paul Simon: American Tune[/b]
i hope u all know its a js bach st matthew passion rip off...
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#827258 - 04/08/05 04:01 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Posts: 3789
Loc: Plainfield, IL
 Quote:
Originally posted by Nina:
Talking Heads: title? "You may ask yourself, how did I get here?"[/b]
"Once in a Lifetime" is the title. Best line: "You may tell yourself, 'This is not my beautiful wife.'"
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#827259 - 04/08/05 04:04 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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 Quote:
Originally posted by bachophile:
jf said...

 Quote:
Paul Simon: American Tune[/b]
i hope u all know its a js bach st matthew passion rip off... [/b]
Now that you mention it, I'd never really noticed! I did, however, always think that that song was incredibly harmonically adventurous for PS.
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#827260 - 04/08/05 04:11 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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the original is the chorale;"Ich will hier bei stehen" from the st mathtew passion BWV 244.

its not accidentally similar, paul simon freely admits that he set his words to the music of the chorale.
from interview with Art Gaurfunkel:

Art Garfunkel : Well, I had a great feeling for that song. I had shown Paul the Bach chorale that is the basis of that song. Then we split up. Then Paul wrote "American Tune. " And I knew that was the kind of song that was very Simon & Garfunkel. Had we not split up, that would have been a "Bridge Over Troubled Water." I had a lot of fun writing that part because it had so much feel. I felt like I was partially the midwife that gave birth to that song.
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#827261 - 04/08/05 06:22 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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American Tune" has a long and interesting history. The melody can be traced back to the German composer Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612), who originally wrote it as a love song called "Mein Gmth ist mir verwirret" ("My mind confuses me"). The tune was later transformed into a hymn with the lyrics "Herzlich thut mich verlangen" and later "O Haupt voll' Blut und Wunden." Johann Sebastian Bach borrowed the melody for his "St. Matthew Passion," where it can be heard five times at different points in the oratorio. Today the melody is still found in hymnals of many denominations, with the lyrics "Because All Men Are Brothers," among others. In 1973, Paul Simon continued the transformational life of the ancient tune when he penned the lyrics beginning "Many's the time I've been mistaken" and called his song "American Tune." Rolling Stone declared it to be the best song of that year!
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#827262 - 04/08/05 06:28 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Jack Frost:

Rolling Stones: Under My Thumb

jf [/b]
Like you're allowed to play that song in the house! \:D

All in all, some brilliant choices, Jack--for Emily, just excellent.

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#827263 - 04/08/05 06:58 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Loc: Richmond, VA
Beatles: Yes It Is

Rolling Stones: Jumping Jack Flash

Bob Dylan: Every Grain of Sand

Talking Heads: And She Was

Paul Simon: Graceland

Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Sting: Fields of Gold

Sarah MacLachlan: I Will Remember You

Beach Boys: I Can Hear Music

Bonnie Raitt: Dimming of the Day

Elton John: I'm Still Standing

and so on...

I'm out of time, but this was fun, Jack!
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#827264 - 04/08/05 07:15 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Loc: Colorado
Beatles: Baby you can Drive My Car

Bee Gee's: How can you mend a broken heart

Elton: I wanna kiss the bride (blasted that out, singing and weaving the car back and forth on my wedding morning as I drove the 50 miles to the church)

Tommy James: I think we're alone now

Monkee's: Last Train to Clarksville

James Taylor: Fire and Rain

Beach Boys: Barbara Ann (at least I think it was the Beach Boys)

Zepplin: Black Dog

Pink Floyd: Comfortably Numb

Wow, you can do this forever can't you!

Dan

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#827265 - 04/08/05 07:15 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Originally posted by bachophile:
Rolling Stone declared it to be the best song of that year! [/b]
So Johann still has the mojo! \:D

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#827266 - 04/08/05 07:23 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Tom--K:
 Quote:
Originally posted by Jack Frost:

Rolling Stones: Under My Thumb

jf [/b]
Like you're allowed to play that song in the house! \:D

All in all, some brilliant choices, Jack--for Emily, just excellent. [/b]
You won't hear it in my house! Voted by moi as the most chauvinistic song ever written. As a young girl I used to love that song to dance to. Nice beat. Then I grew up and realized the Stones were pigs. Talented pigs. But, pigs.
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#827267 - 04/08/05 07:29 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Somehow, I'm not suprised! \:D

PS. I've missed you guys on the chat. My Sunday evenings have been shot to h@ll lately.

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Originally posted by Larry:
STEPPENWOLF!!


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#827268 - 04/08/05 07:30 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
kenny Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Penny:
 Quote:
Originally posted by kenny:
Prince - Raspberry Barrette
[/b]
Uh, honey, I'm pretty sure that's Raspberry Beret. I thought gay men knew about accessories! ;\) :p \:D

[/b]
Really?
I never saw the lyrics or title in print.
The way he pronounces it sounds like barrette to me.

And you know me Penny.
I don't fit the widely held stereotypes very well.

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#827269 - 04/08/05 10:11 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
Octavia Offline
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 Quote:
Originally posted by bachophile:
jf said...

 Quote:
Paul Simon: American Tune[/b]
i hope u all know its a js bach st matthew passion rip off... [/b]
I did not know this was from Bach's St. Matthew Passion, although I DID know that it was a hymn we sang in church when I was a kid: "O King of might and splendor, Creator most adored."
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#827270 - 04/08/05 11:00 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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Doors: Touch Me

Who: Behind Blue Eyes

Edgar Winter: Free Ride

Peter Frampton: Baby I Love Your Way

Cat Stevens: Wild World

Eagles: Desperado

Aerosmith: Sweet Emotion

Joe Walsh: Life's Been Good

Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Suite: Judy Blue Eyes

Simon and Garfunkel: Feelin' Groovy

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap: This Girl Is a Woman

REO Speedwagon: It's Time for me to Fly

Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here

Doobie Brothers: China Grove (especially to dance)

Steve Miller: The Joker (especially the peaches part)

added edit:

Grateful Dead: Sugar Magnolia

additional added edits:

Eric Burden/The Animals: Sky Pilot (thanks, Nina)

James Gang: Walk Away
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#827271 - 04/08/05 11:47 AM Re: Your favorite song by....
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 Quote:
Originally posted by justme:
added edit:

Grateful Dead: Sugar Magnolia [/b]
Good edit!

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#827272 - 04/08/05 12:04 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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James Gang: Walk Away
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#827273 - 04/08/05 12:10 PM Re: Your favorite song by....
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 Quote:
Originally posted by Nina:
 Quote:
Originally posted by justme:
added edit:

Grateful Dead: Sugar Magnolia [/b]
Good edit! [/b]
No, GREAT edit!

jf
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