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Favorite Non-Beatles Songs
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)….._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.

I sat on a rug, biding my time, drinking her wine

29 May 2010
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GnikNus said:

8. Bob Dylan- 4th Time Around

Wonderful choice! One of my favourite Dylan songs as well.

In no order:

4th Time Around, Subterranean Homesick Blues, Spanish Harlem Incident- Bob Dylan

April Come She Will, El Condor Pasa (If I Could)- Simon & Garfunkel

Gentle on My Mind- Glen Campbell

42- Coldplay

Nothing in My Way, Is it Any Wonder?- Keane

Probably more… but in all honesty, most of my favourite songs are Beatle’s songs. About 20 of them! a-hard-days-night-john-6


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30 May 2010
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Queen of the Highway / Strange People / Touch me – The Doors

Where the Streets Have no Name / Van Diemen’s Land / Desire – U2

Glorified G / Rearviewmirror – Pearl Jam

Plush / Interstate Love Song – Stone Temple Pilots

Sisters – Divididos

Blurry Eyes / Driver’s High – L’arc-en-Ciel

Rewrite – Asian Kung Fu Generation

Loser / Sexx Laws – Beck

Buffalo Soldier – Bob Marley

London Calling – The Clash

El Leon Santillan / Siguiendo la Luna – Los Fabulosos Cadillacs


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12 September 2010
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Canaidian Idoit/Weird al

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  (…..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

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie……

Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower…

Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go.

Beware of Darkness… 

13 September 2010
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It would have to be “Weed Problem”.

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20 September 2010
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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

20 September 2010
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This is kind of tough. But here they are in no particular order.

Most U2 songs

Time of the Season/She's Not There/ Tell Her No-The Zombies

Haven't Met You Yet/ It Had Better Be Tonight (Meglio Sastera)-Michel Buble

London Calling- The Clash

Dancing With Myself/Rebel Yell/ White Wedding-Billy Idol

Incense and Peppermints-Strawberry Alarm Clock

A lot of Beach Boys songs

And that's all I can think of. I'll probably add more in the near future.

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20 September 2010
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MotherNaturesDaughter said:

Haven't Met You Yet


Is it just me or does this song sound like a modernized mix of Your Mother Should Know /All You Need Is Love /Peny Lane?

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

11 November 2010
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Oh, this is an older thread… well, here goes anyways!

*Looks in iTunes*

In no particular order:

Bohemian Rhapsody; All Dead, All Dead-Queen

No Surprises-Radiohead

Don't Panic-Coldplay


Free Fallin'-Tom Petty

El Condor Pasa; I am a Rock; Bridge Over Troubled Water; Mrs. Robinson-Simon & Garfunkel

She's a Rainbow-The Rolling Stones

Money-Pink Floyd

Sinkin' Soon-Norah Jones

21 Guns-Greenday

Cold as Ice-Foreigner

Mr. Blue Sky; Telephone Line-ELO

Rocket Man; Goodbye Yellow Brick Road-Elton John

Light my Fire; People are Strange-The Doors

London Bridge-Bread

Good Vibations; Heroes and Villians-The Beach Boys

Have You Ever Seen the Rain ?-CCR

Sunny Afternoon-The Kinks


And who could forget Mother by The Police? Beautiful lyrics, amazing vocals… the perfect song!

(Well, I'm kidding about that last one-but don't get me wrong, The Police are cool!)

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11 November 2010
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My top 3 are
My,My,Hey,Hey by Neil Young
Refugee by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
5 Days in May By Blue Rodeo

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12 March 2011
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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.

13 March 2011
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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


13 March 2011
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I forgot some.
That’s Life, My Way, New York New York – Frank Sinatra
Old Man, My My Hey Hey, Rocking in The Free World, Harvest Moon – Neil Young

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

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