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I have been thinking a lot lately what mine are and eventually decided on:

 

1. INXS - Bitter Tears

2. Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel

3. Aerosmith - Rag Doll

4. Pearl Jam - Alive

5. Foo Fighters - Learn To Fly

6. Seal - Kiss From A Rose

7. Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away

8. Bryan Adams - Run To You

9. U2 - Pride (In The Name Of Love)

10. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

 

I'm interested to hear what yours are.

 

 

 

 

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1) Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
2) Courteeners - Not nineteen forever
3) The Stone Roses - I wanna be adored
4) Eminem - Lose yourself
5) Arctic Monkeys - Dancefloor
6) Toto - Africa
7) The Killers - Jenny was a friend of mine 
8 ) Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere
9) Oasis - She's electric
10) Foo fighters - The pretender

 

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This is tough. Am struggling to name a top 10 and I suspect that next week I'll have a different one. So here goes with my favourites at the moment. In no particular order of preference.

Like a Rolling Stone  - Bob Dylan

Mannish Boy - Muddy Waters

Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday

The Man with the Child in his Eyes - Kate Bush

Ladies of the Canyon - Joni Mitchell

Diamonds and Rust - Joan Baez

Crossroad Blues - Robert Johnson

Mars - Gustav Holst's Planet Suite

Rolling Stones - Paint it Black

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes - Hearts of Stone

 

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Tough one indeed !

In no order of favouritism.   I've chosen only one song per artist/band.

Indian Summer - Stereophonics

Yesterday - The Beatles

Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen

With or Without You - U2

Rain in the Summertime - The Alarm

Smooth Operator - Sade

Can't get no Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

Vienna - Ultravox

Every Day is a Winding Road  - Sheryl Crow

Angie - Bert Jansch

 

 

 

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Stereophonics - Dakota

The Killers - Human

Peter Gabriel - Mercy Street

Bruce Springsteen - I'm on fire

Del Amitri - Nothing ever happens

John Denver - Take Me Home

Placebo - Pure morning
 
Gotye - Somebody that I used to know

Depeche Mode - Policy of truth

Beautiful South - Everybody's talking
 

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Massive Attack - Teardrop (Lulu Rouge Remix)
Simon and Garfunkel - The Boxer
Genesis - Land of Confusion
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Adam Ant - Friend or Foe
Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger
Pink Floyd - High Hopes
Paul Simon - Graceland
Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending

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  • 6 months later...

In no order...

America- Ventura Highway

Sivuca - Ain’t No Sunshinej

Space and Cerys Matthews- Ballad of Tom Jones

Matt Monroe- Who Can I Turn To

Ella Fitzgerald- Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered 

Soulsearcher- Feeling Love

Beach Boys- Sail on Sailor

Lonnie Liston Smith- Expansions

Bassheads- Is There Anybody Out There

Leroy Hutson- Feel the Spirit

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10 of the many hundreds that could have made my list.

Midnight train to Georgia...Gladys Knight and the Pips

Going Underground...The Jam

Message to you Rudy...The Specials

Small axe...U-Roy

You make me feel so young...Frank Sinatra

Beyond the sea...Bobby Darin (my karaoke choice)

Stay free...The Clash

My brother Jake...Free

Rainy night in Soho...The Pogues

Embarrassment...Madness

and now I'm going to spend the rest of the day chastising myself for those songs I've not included, impossible to list comprehensively just 10. I could easily compile a list of artists that I've omitted, let alone picking just one of their tunes for inclusion. Ella Fitzgerald, CCR, the Stones, Beatles, Kinks, Desmond Dekker, Toots, Amy Winehouse, Sara Vaughan, Beautiful South, Arctic Monkeys, The Beat, Pink Floyd, and many, many more.....wish I'd never looked at this thread now.

 

 

 

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On 27/05/2020 at 10:23, MKBlue said:

10 of the many hundreds that could have made my list.

Midnight train to Georgia...Gladys Knight and the Pips

Going Underground...The Jam

Message to you Rudy...The Specials

Small axe...U-Roy

You make me feel so young...Frank Sinatra

Beyond the sea...Bobby Darin (my karaoke choice)

Stay free...The Clash

My brother Jake...Free

Rainy night in Soho...The Pogues

Embarrassment...Madness

and now I'm going to spend the rest of the day chastising myself for those songs I've not included, impossible to list comprehensively just 10. I could easily compile a list of artists that I've omitted, let alone picking just one of their tunes for inclusion. Ella Fitzgerald, CCR, the Stones, Beatles, Kinks, Desmond Dekker, Toots, Amy Winehouse, Sara Vaughan, Beautiful South, Arctic Monkeys, The Beat, Pink Floyd, and many, many more.....wish I'd never looked at this thread now.

Come back to it in a fortnights time with a different list, funnily enough I was going to add and then remembered I already did.

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On 30/05/2020 at 16:13, Strider6003 said:

Come back to it in a fortnights time with a different list, funnily enough I was going to add and then remembered I already did.

Two days of lockdown feels like two weeks, so here's another 10. Mostly female this time in order to redress the imbalance of my first lot.

Janet Kay...Silly games

Janis Joplin...Me and Bobby McGee

Carole King...You've got a friend

Amy Winehouse...Our day will come

Dinah Washington...September in the rain

Ella Fitzgerald...Making whoopee

Bobbie Gentry...Ode to Billy Joe

Dolly Parton...Cash on the barrelhead

Nora Dean...Barbwire

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett...The lady is a tramp.

I'll be back soon with my questionable gender 10.

 

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In no particular order, and subject to change🙂

Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother

Peter Gabriel - Mercy Street

Jamiroquai - Emergency On Planet Earth

Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence

Robert Palmer - Johnny & Mary

Roxy Music - Ladytron

David Bowie - Five Years

Roy Ayers - Running Away

King Crimson - The Sheltering Sky

Lou Reed - I'm Waiting For The Man

 

 

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Impossible task to give my 10 favourites. If truth be told, it would be 10 Jam songs, but as Erskblue suggested, list 10 by different artists so this week it would be:

 

The Beatles        Fool on the Hill 

Rod Stewart       Maggie May

The Redskins     The Power is Yours

The Kinks             Waterloo Sunset

The Small Faces    What’Cha Gonna Do About It

The Tams             Hey Girl Don’t Bother Me

Paul Weller         Wild Wood

Arctic Monkeys  A Certain Romance

The Chiffons      Sweet Talkin’ Guy

The Jam               Down in the Tubestation (At Midnight) (Will ALWAYS be my Desert Island Disc)

 

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