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Favorite Non-Beatles Songs
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29 May 2010
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A lot of you listed your favorite non-Beatles albums...good stuff!  Now I'd like to get specific non-Beatles songs.

I'll lead off...

Top 5:

1.  "Like a Rolling Stone"...Bob Dylan

2.  "Won't Get Fooled Again"...the Who

3.  "All Along the Watchtower"...Jimi Hendrix cover of the Bob Dylan song

4.  "Maggie"...Rod Stewart

5.  "Brown-Eyed Girl"...Van Morrison

 

And in no particular order after that:

"Light My Fire"...the Doors

"Satisfaction", "Sympathy for the Devil", "You Can't Always Get What You Want"... the Rolling Stones

"The Immigrant Song", "Rock and Roll"...Led Zeppelin

"Great Balls of Fire"...Jerry Lee Lewis

"Take Another Piece of My Heart"...Janis Joplin

"Respect"...Aretha Franklin

"Tangled Up in Blue", "Positively 4th Street", "A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall"...Bob Dylan

"Lola"...the Kinks

"The Weight", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"...the Band

"Who'll Stop the Rain"...Creedence Clearwater Revival

"London Calling"...the Clash

"Go Your Own Way"...Fleetwood Mac

"I Heard it Through the Grapevine"...Marvin Gaye

"My Girl"...the Temptations

"Bridge Over Troubled Water"...Simon and Garfunkel

"Good Vibrations"...the Beach Boys

"Baba O'Riley"...the Who

"Unchained Melody"...the Righteous Brothers

 

 

 

 

29 May 2010
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Really good list. This is a pretty tough question because it's just like what mood you're in, I guess, but I don't know any particular order…except number one which is:

1. The Meters- Cissy Strut (give it a listen if you want) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v....._iC0MyIykM

2. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings- How Do I Let a Good Man Down?

3. Gladys Knight and the Pips- Midnight Train To Georgia

4. Steely Dan- Your Gold Teeth

5. Chuck Berry- Brown Eyed Handsome Man

6. Bob Marley and the Wailers- Waiting In Vain

7. Marvin Gaye- Pride and Joy

8. Bob Dylan- 4th Time Around

9. Sam the Sham and the Pharaoas- Wooly Bully

10. Ella Fitzgerald- In A Mellow Tone

11. Billie Holiday- Am I Blue?

12. The Archies- Sugar, Sugar

13. Aretha Franklin- Chain Of Fools
14. Chicago- Travel Suite: Happy 'Cause I'm Coming Home

15. Dave Brubeck Quartet- Take Five

16. George Harrison- Apple Scruffs

17. Nat King Cole- Walkin' My Baby Back Home

18. Sly and the Family Stone- Everyday People

19. The Temptations- Ain't Too Proud To Beg

20. The Jackson Five- I Want You Back

That was just a quick look at my iPod, I'm sure I've forgotten many.

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The No No Song/ Ringo Starr (its non beatles)

Thats it.

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13 September 2010
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Wow! Fantastic lists!! I'm on my way to expand my musical tastes so I'm adding this to my need-to-check list..

 

U2 - With or without you, Where the streets have no name, Bullet the blue sky, Stay (Far away so close), Miracle Drug, Beautiful Day.

Janis Joplin - Get it while you can, A woman left lonely, and Me and Bobby McGee.

 

Ok, this is from a folder named 70s-80s-90s romantic songs.

 

Procul Harum - A whiter shade of pale.

Earth Wind and Fire - Reasons.
Journey - Open Arms. 

Roxette - Spending my time.

Madonna - Crazy for you. Take a bow.

Neil Diamond - Love on the Rocks, September Morn.

Jimmi Hendrix - Little Wing.

The Police - I love them. My favorites : Every breath you take, Roxanne and King of Pain.

Sting - Shape of my heart. Englishman in New York.

Kansas - Dust in the Wind. 

Christ de Bourgh - Lady in Red.

Ten Sharp - You.  

Sinead O'Connor - Nothing compares 2u.

Roberta Flack - Killing me softly with this song.

Duran Duran - Ordinary World.

October Project - Return to me  (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....ausca4XFIE)

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irgolova - Falling Slowly (it's the most recent song. I love it)

Michel Fugain - A Belle histoire (I don't know why, but I LOVE THIS SONG)

Mandy Moore - Umbrella (I don't like Mandy Moore and I hated this song with Rihanna, but this combo worked for me)

Elton John - I want love 

Boy George - The Crying Game. (Awesome singer + Awesome version = awesome song for an awesome movie)

No Doubt - Don't Speak (the only song I like from them)

Annie Lennox - Why

John Waite - Missing you (the ultimate 80s heart break song)

Spandau Ballet - True.

Bad English - When I see your smile.

 

And I have another folder named Elisa's favorite 70s-80s-90s but I guess with these is more than enough a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

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High Together - Shwayze

Guilty Pleasure - Cobra Starship

Living In The Sky With Diamonds - Cobra Starship

Dance Hall Drug - Boys Like Girls

Little Things - Good Charlotte

"Fighting for peace is like f—ing for virginity." John Lennon
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Revival Time. 

London Calling, Rock the Casbah, Train in Vain- Clash

Helpless, Woodstock - CSNY

No Time, American Woman, Sour Suite - Guess Who

Fire And Rain, Country Road, Shower the People - James Taylor

Dancing In the Dark - Bruce Springsteen

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

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Vamos A La Playa!!! - I love that song, and just if any of your wondering, I don't speak Spanish, but in Spanish class we geda listen to that son all the time and it's a great dance song!!!!!!!!
Crying - I love Roy Orbison(:
American Pie - I listened to this song practically the whole time while me and my mom were driving to a Paul concert, so for me, it's a happy song
Here Today - Pet Sounds is a great album!
Puff the Magic Dragon - This songs so cute, but it's real sad at the end and it kinda reminds me of Toy Story 3, which is one Of my favorite movies ever!!!!
The Sound of Silence - I'm on a Simin and Garfunkel kick right now..
Money - Gotta love Dark Side of the Moon

ONE MINUTE YOU'RE DEFENDING THE WHOLE GALAXY, AND SUDDENLY, YOU FIND YOURSELF SUCKING DOWN DARJEELING WITH MARIE ANTOINETTE AND HER LITTLE SISTER.!
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