26 Apr 2014, 07:46 by Z_e_t_a
10 May 2013, 12:00 by RadioKaKaSee also: Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of all time (2012 Edition)
Rank (2010/E) (NEW or not compared to the 2004/E) Year Artist – Song (from which album if it's also on the list of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of all time)
1 1965 Bob Dylan – Like a Rolling Stone, from Highway 61 Revisited
2 1965 The Rolling Stones – (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, from Out of Our Heads
3 1971 John Lennon – Imagine, from Imagine
4 1971 Marvin Gaye – What's Going On, from What's Going On
5 1967 Aretha Franklin – Respect, from I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You
6 1966 The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations, from Smile
7 1958 Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode, from The Great Twenty-Eight
8 1968 The Beatles – Hey Jude
9 1991 Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit, from Nevermind
10 1959 Ray Charles – What'd I Say, from The Birth of Soul: The Complete Atlantic Rhythm and Blues Recordings 1952-1959
11 1965 The Who – My Generation, from My Generation
1 Jul 2012, 11:39 by borntohangSomeone once said that the best country singers die in the back of classic cars and I might concur. Yes, I think I do. For that was how Mr Hank Williams departed from his earthly existence, after earlier that day injecting a bit too much morphine into his already troubled body and soul.
I am by no means an expert on Hank, but I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry is nothing short of a masterpiece and it's lyrics rips your heart out of your body and tears it to shreds right in front of your eyes. A fantastic sensation, of course.
Hear the lonesome whiperwill
He sounds too blue to fly
The midnight train is whining low
I'm so lonesome I could cry
I've never seen a night so long
When time goes crawling by
The moon just went behind a cloud
To hide it's face and cry
Did you ever see a robin weep
When leaves begin to die
That means he's lost the will to live
I'm so lonesome I could cry
The silence of a falling star
Lights up a purple sky
And as I wonder where you are
2 May 2012, 03:28 by RadioKaKaSee also: Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of all time (2010 Edition)
Rank (2012/E) Year Artist – Album (featuring the highest-ranking track on the list of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of all time, if it includes)
1 1967 The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, featuring "A Day in the Life"
2 1966 The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds, featuring "God Only Knows"
3 1966 The Beatles – Revolver, featuring "Eleanor Rigby"
4 1965 Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited, featuring "Like a Rolling Stone"
5 1965 The Beatles – Rubber Soul, featuring "In My Life"
6 1971 Marvin Gaye – What's Going On, featuring "What's Going On"
7 1972 The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street, featuring "Tumbling Dice"
8 1979 The Clash – London Calling, featuring "London Calling"
9 1966 Bob Dylan – Blonde on Blonde, featuring "Just Like a Woman"
10 1968 The Beatles – The Beatles, featuring "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"
21 May 2010, 19:00 by Lee_White
4 Oct 2009, 14:50 by BlackCoffeeDuckNick Cave's Jukebox again
Another CD set of songs which have inspired Nick Cave over the years is going on the market. This is the third this year and the fifth overall. The first two were Original Seeds way back in 1998 and the follow up Original Seeds, Volume 2 in 2004. I would rate the first Original Seeds very highly just because there was nothing like it before but now that is very different.
Original Seeds - Track listing:
1. Tim Rose - Long Time Man
2. Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps - Cat Man
3. Leonard Cohen - Avalanche
4. Karen Dalton - Katie Cruel
5. The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Hammer Song
6. Tom Jones - Weeping Annaleah
7. The Loved Ones - Sad Dark Eyes
8. Scott Walker - The Big Hurt
9. John Lee Hooker - Tupelo Blues
10. Lefty Frizzell - The Long Black Veil
11. Johnny Cash - The Folk Singer
12. Odetta - Another Man Done Gone
12 Aug 2009, 13:04 by BlackCoffeeDuckI was reading Beck's interview with Tom Waits but there's a link of an interview he did all by himself which is so much better really, it's from May last year. It's here to read it in full http://www.antilabelblog.com/?p=288#more-288
One question is: List some songs that were beacons for you? I've been looking at some of them here on last.fm so I'm just going to turn it into a journal. For some reason (I don't know why) I've started from the bottom to top anyway here goes:
Hava Nagila by Harry Belafonte
Empty Bed Blues by Bessie Smith
Wade in the Water by Big Mama Thornton or Wade In The Water by Mavis Staples or Wade In The Water by The Staple Singers or Wade in the Water by The Ramsey Lewis Trio or Wade in the Water by Ramsey Lewis
Trouble Man by Marvin Gaye
Harlem Shuffle by Bob & Earl
Mass In E Minor by Anton Bruckner or listen to here Mass in E Minor, WAB 27: I. Kyrie Mass in E Minor, WAB 27: II. Gloria Mass in E Minor, WAB 27: III. Credo Mass in E Minor, WAB 27: IV. Sanctus Mass in E Minor, WAB 27: V. …
28 Jun 2009, 13:42 by FanMusic2
24 Jan 2009, 22:44 by jcshepardWe Are All Alone In This Together
Spacebar Recordings (2008)
What is it in a simple progression of notes that can bring a person close to tears? Even before adding in a well-crafted lyric. How can a few notes strung together in a very specific manner evoke a primal reaction, a blood lust of the ear.
Graham Lindsey does this to me with “The Bird That Lived in a Burning Tree”, on his new Spacebar recording, We Are All Alone in This Together. I’m a long-time fan of Graham, once compared him to Bob Dylan channeling Hank Williams. Twangville compares and contrasts him with, say, Old Crow Medicine Show or The Avett Brothers. Yes. And no. Graham Lindsey simply brings together an honest appreciation of folk traditions with a hard-driving post-punk honky tonk spirit. Graham is the man.
The album opens with a plaintive line on “Tomorrow is Another Night” and moves through a dozen strong tracks of love, life and stuff on the shovel. …
5 Jun 2008, 17:20 by fanfara562