1 Jan 2013, 03:31 by pablo774
17 May 2012, 06:15 by gwallaIt strikes me that Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Two Tribes and Warriors of the Wasteland would actually make pretty good metal tunes. Tom Waits's November (from The Black Rider) would also make a good doom metal track.
Joan Baez's Diamonds And Rust works as a metal track (as demonstrated by Judas Priest). I think it'd also make a good jazz standard.
Can anyone think of any other tracks that would work well in a completely different style from the one they were originally written in? I don't mean stylistic mismatches done for laughs like Richard Cheese or Ten Masked Men, but ones that would actually work played straight.
10 Aug 2010, 05:19 by DahabOkWords and Music by Joan Baez
Well I'll be damned
Here comes your ghost again
But that's not unusual
It's just that the moon is full
And you happened to call
And here I sit
Hand on the telephone
Hearing a voice I'd known
A couple of light years ago
Heading straight for a fall
As I remember your eyes
Were bluer than robin's eggs
My poetry was lousy you said
Where are you calling from?
A booth in the midwest
Ten years ago
I bought you some cufflinks
You brought me something
We both know what memories can bring
They bring diamonds and rust
Well you burst on the scene
Already a legend
The unwashed phenomenon
The original vagabond
You strayed into my arms
And there you stayed
Temporarily lost at sea
The Madonna was yours for free
Yes the girl on the half-shell
Would keep you unharmed
Now I see you standing
With brown leaves falling around
And snow in your hair
Now you're smiling out the window
8 Aug 2009, 14:15 by Jimbobbins
11 Jan 2009, 09:02 by suikodeeFor everyone out there suffering from a broken heart, let the collective knowledge of these artists and their lyrics soothe you (or not), maybe this list will help more than just my good friend. Because good songs express the most universal of emotions.
ABBA - SOS
Aerosmith - Cryin'
Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You
Badfinger - Without You
The Beatles - Oh! Darling
Bee Gees - How Can You Mend a Broken Heart
Bon Jovi - You Give Love a Bad Name
The Bravery - Split Me Wide Open
The Caesars - My Heart Is Breaking Down
Cat Stevens - The First Cut Is The Deepest
Coldplay - Warning Sign
Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
Elvis - Heartbreak Hotel
Garbage - Cup of Coffee
The Guess Who - These Eyes
Guns N' Roses - Since I Don't Have You
Haddaway - What Is Love?
Janis Joplin - Piece of My Heart
Jeff Buckley - Lover, You Should've Come Over
The Left Banke - Walk Away Renee
Lit - Miserable
The Magnetic Fields - Epitaph for My Heart
6 Sep 2008, 18:39 by IlyasAhmedВс 27 Ноя – Judas Priest
Итак на прошлой неделе в Россию впервые приехала команда Judas Priest.
Всему, что связано с этим событием, я обязан Gidell'е - думаю, это лучший эксперт по Джудас Прист и один из величайших фанов этой группы в России :-) :D Колян, моё тебе почтение 8).
Gidella в пятницу днём известил меня о приезде Джудас Прист. Вечером мы поехали к гостинице Мариотт. Честно говоря, у меня были сомнения в достоверности информации, взятая с какого-то форума. Все опасения рассеялись, когда мы встретили пару журналистов, которые тоже ждали Пристов: они нам сообщили, что музыканты задержались в Шереметьево. !!!!! Урааа! Значит, мы не зря мерзнем!!
Около 9 часов к гостинице подъехали 3 минивэна. Мой друг немного оторопел, когда узнал ИХ! Пощёлкал немного: люди спешно расстаскивали сумки. Вроде бы все разошлись, кроме... держите себя в руках... В стороне (нервно :lol: :D ) покуривал Роб Хэлфорд. Вот так! Высокий, лысый, бородатый, худой мужик в чёрных очках.
30 Aug 2008, 13:50 by BlasfemicThis is a thing I've been trying to write down for some time now.
The evolution of your musical taste is a really interesting thing. Trough the years I've been listening to many different music styles - of which some left a considerable mark in my life and some were just a "come and go" and actually never really affected me much.
So let's go trough some of my personal music history. As now I passed my 20th birthday I got somewhere about 10 years of music history behind me and this should be a small flashback trough the years.
One of first bands I started listening to were The Beatles due to my fathers influence since he had lot's of old school records. From that time I also remember Neil Young and Joan Baez (that kind of died in my taste although some songs are still nice like Diamonds And Rust – specially the Blackmore's Night cover).
To mention here is also my first original album which was from Zmelkoow (at that time and also now a very popular Slovenian rock band…
18 Oct 2006, 19:07 by pascalbaezthe Joan Baez concert was everything i hoped it would be & more!
when i got to the venue i went to the merch table first and finally met jim. the first thing he said was, 'do you know who joan baez is?!' i said YES! and he said 'do you like her music?!' (lol he was so funny i guess he thought i was dragged along by my parents or something? newsflash, my parents dont even like joan that much. i'm the one that does! the kid! isn't it supposed to be the other way around? :D) i also told him i would be at san diego tomorrow night too and he said for me to stop by and it was great to see me since joan loves her young fans! ...yeah, i know that! ;)
joanie came out with very little fanfare... just walked out with the boys as we went crazy. she was really really funny and adorable. she kept having trouble with the sound system and also the guitars (she kept having to switch for new ones?) and she kept joking around about it. here's the setlist! i don't think i forgot anything, but the order isn't right:
14 Apr 2006, 00:50 by pascalbaezPost your top six bands/artists on Last.fm, then the first song you heard of theirs, the song that made you fall in love, and your current favourite.
First heard: Blowin' In The Wind
Made me fall in love: Diamonds And Rust
Current Favorite: God, that is hard. Maybe Prison Trilogy (Billy Rose). Or De Colores because I love Joan in spanish even more than Joan in english.
First heard: Peace Train I bet.
Made me fall in love: Can't Keep It In
Current Favorite: King Of Trees. Mmmm.
First heard: This is hard because Jackson is who I remember most from my childhood because he has been my mom's favorite since like '72 or something. But, I remember The Only Child a LOT from when I was little, so let's go with that one.
Made me fall in love: Doctor My Eyes, definitely.
Current favorite: My Stunning Mystery Companion
Richard & Mimi Fariña
First heard: Children of Darkness because Joan covered it in '67 and I have a habit of…
6 Feb 2006, 08:29 by em--dashNote: I deleted some questions I didn't feel like answering, so if you want to copy this survey you probably won't want to do it from me -- sorry! :/
1. What are you listening to right now?
Nothing; the last thing I Scrobbled was a few tracks by The Darkness because my roomie was unfamiliar. The last thing I listened to was my roomie's short playlist of the theme from Brokeback Mountain, two songs off the soundtrack he can stand, and Hallelujah over and over and over! How can people stand that kind of repetition? Honestly.
2. What song makes you sad?
Three big ones lately -- The Trapeze Swinger, Diamonds And Rust, and Monochrome. Such a sense of lost possibility in all of them that just kills me.
3. What is the most annoying song in the world?
How Bizarre, most definitely. I get very pissed when I hear it.
4. Your all time favorite band?
There are two that will forever stand above all others for me: The Beatles and Simon and Garfunkel. Bob Dylan is rapidly approaching this lofty status.