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dlk
02-26-2011, 12:58 PM
Rearviewmirror - Pearl Jam

http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/pearl-jam-rearviewmirror-lyrics/98a44fee4864f925e01598a44fee4864f925e015-502956687935?q=rearview%20mirror%20pearl%20jam

max
02-26-2011, 01:30 PM
Positively Fourth Street

Sid_Vicious
02-26-2011, 01:47 PM
Supersonic (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p29MG7wn4F8)

MethodTennis
02-26-2011, 03:04 PM
well on spotify i have a 31 track playlist of my favourites so i'll go order it and then i'll give you a top 3 or so because i wont be able to pick a favourite and will only get a group :P

Dilettante
02-26-2011, 04:34 PM
Can't name just one song, but this is one of the main candidates:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCMswVQzuzA

One of the most beautiful songs of the XX century if you ask me. Those harmonies. Check out that horns & organ's note at the end... pure magic.

Mick
02-26-2011, 04:40 PM
i like many songs but this is my favorite

like a rolling stone by bob dylan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hk3mAX5xdxo

Cooper_Tecnifibre4
02-26-2011, 04:57 PM
Chris Cornell - You Know My Name

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Uncck6ujIE

dlk
02-26-2011, 05:04 PM
Chris Cornell - You Know My Name

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Uncck6ujIE


Yes, good tune. Chris Cornell is a kick-*** singer.

jswinf
02-26-2011, 05:36 PM
Can't narrow down to one. I've recently re-fixated on Paul Simon's American Tune, thinking what a fine song it is and how right it is for these times (it came out in 1973, I think), even though I recently learned the tune is from a J. S. Bach piece.

dlk
02-26-2011, 05:47 PM
Can't narrow down to one. I've recently re-fixated on Paul Simon's American Tune, thinking what a fine song it is and how right it is for these times (it came out in 1973, I think), even though I recently learned the tune is from a J. S. Bach piece.

http://social.zune.net/bingplayer/?v=1.0#mid=BED16B06-0100-11DB-89CA-0019B92A3933&title=American%20Tune&artist=Paul%20Simon&album=The%20Essential%20Paul%20Simon&artistid=39150000-0600-11DB-89CA-0019B92A3933&albumid=EBD16B06-0100-11DB-89CA-0019B92A3933&dto=1&preview=0&explicit=0&lyrics=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bing.com%2Fmusic%2Flyrics% 2Fdetail%3Fq%3DPaul%2520Simon%2520American%2520Tun e%26songID%3DBED16B06-0100-11DB-89CA-0019B92A3933%26lyricsID%3D%26albumID%3DEBD16B06-0100-11DB-89CA-0019B92A3933%26pc%3DLRFD%26form%3DDTPMUZ

Cooper_Tecnifibre4
02-26-2011, 06:02 PM
Yes, good tune. Chris Cornell is a kick-*** singer.

And didn't his song in Casino Royale just fit the movie superbly!

SempreSami
02-26-2011, 06:43 PM
The Fall - The Classical

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umKEj_fFNBw

billnepill
02-26-2011, 08:54 PM
Dayvan Cowboy - Boards of Canada

Heliosphan - Aphex Twin

444 - Autechre

dlk
02-27-2011, 01:49 PM
Dayvan Cowboy - Boards of Canada

Heliosphan - Aphex Twin

444 - Autechre

Interesting selections. I must admit, I had to do some research, but I liked Dayvan Cowboy. Are you a musician?

dlk
02-27-2011, 01:54 PM
The Fall - The Classical

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umKEj_fFNBw

Very raw. What's "Poleaxe A?"

Dedans Penthouse
02-27-2011, 02:22 PM
a zillion....tocatta & fugue in d-minor/Bach, ella (bewitched, bothered & bewildered) ... et al

presently:

"Grace" -- Jeff Buckley

r2473
02-27-2011, 02:28 PM
Baby

http://www.wat.tv/video/justin-bieber-baby-ft-ludacris-28lp3_2ey0j_.html

T1000
02-27-2011, 02:28 PM
New Years Day - U2
I've loved it since they day I've heard it, about 12 years ago (I was 6). Closely behind are:
Layla - Derek and the Dominoes
City of Blinding Lights - U2
Hotel California - Eagles

dlk
02-27-2011, 02:31 PM
Baby

http://www.wat.tv/video/justin-bieber-baby-ft-ludacris-28lp3_2ey0j_.html

Somehow....LMAO....I kind of figured you as a "Never Say Never" guy.

r2473
02-27-2011, 02:38 PM
^^It was tough to choose between them. The "baby" video sealed the deal though. Pure gold.

Honestly, I hadn't ever listed to either (I assume Never say Never is a Bieber song). I just looked up a Bieber video and posted it.

Truthfully, Beethoven's 3rd Symphony is probably my favorite if I had to choose.

These tapes were excellent in allowing me to understand a lot about the music. I've listened to / studied all of Greenberg's lectures. He really makes the inner world of "classical" music accessible to non-specialists:

http://www.teach12.com/tgc/courses/course_detail.aspx?cid=730

SempreSami
02-27-2011, 02:38 PM
Very raw. What's "Poleaxe A?"

That's the thing with the Fall, half the time you have no idea what Mark E Smith's going on about.

dlk
02-27-2011, 02:42 PM
a zillion....tocatta & fugue in d-minor/Bach, ella (bewitched, bothered & bewildered) ... et al

presently:

"Grace" -- Jeff Buckley

Yes, nice set of pipes. How did you hear about him?

dlk
02-27-2011, 02:44 PM
New Years Day - U2
I've loved it since they day I've heard it, about 12 years ago (I was 6). Closely behind are:
Layla - Derek and the Dominoes
City of Blinding Lights - U2
Hotel California - Eagles

Sunday Bloody Sunday is my favorite U2 tune.

dlk
02-27-2011, 02:46 PM
^^It was tough to choose between them. The "baby" video sealed the deal though. Pure gold.

Honestly, I hadn't ever listed to either (I assume Never say Never is a Bieber song). I just looked up a Bieber video and posted it.

Truthfully, Beethoven's 3rd Symphony is probably my favorite if I had to choose.

These tapes were excellent in allowing me to understand a lot about the music. I've listened to / studied all of Greenberg's lectures. He really makes the inner world of "classical" music accessible to non-specialists:

http://www.teach12.com/tgc/courses/course_detail.aspx?cid=730

Was this in college or did you buy the CDs on your own?

Dedans Penthouse
02-27-2011, 03:38 PM
Yes, nice set of pipes. How did you hear about him?Hi dlk. I saw him at Sin-e' (St. Mark's Pl. - East Village, Manhattan) back in the 90's before he bought the farm and later (as luck would have it), had the good fortune to see him at the Olympia in Paris--will never forget his warbling Edith Piaf impression that evening--the 'locals' ate it up!---what a set of pipes indeed. Dude could also "pick it" on the Tele.

Incandescent (fatally tortured) talent. ...shame, truly a 'what if?' story. :sad:

(p.s. "Eternal Life" is a nice 'rock' listen)

r2473
02-27-2011, 05:38 PM
Was this in college or did you buy the CDs on your own?

I bought some, but my public library has lots of these.

dlk
02-27-2011, 05:48 PM
^^^Just read up on the history of Erocia (an apparent demarcation in his music). Now listening to it.


Adagio in G minor is haunting.

Sentinel
02-27-2011, 11:49 PM
This ain't my fave, but nowadays I "tear up" every time i hear it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vX07j9SDFcc

Among my all times, i would put Gorecki's Symphony #3, Bach's Fugue, Beethoven 4th and 5th Piano Concerto, Mozart's Requeim, Pink Floyd's Wish you were here (entire album)......

Sentinel
02-28-2011, 12:09 AM
Just remembered, there's a very talented and up-coming Rock group in India, named "Mating Dogs" that is driving us crazy !!!

PCXL-Fan
02-28-2011, 12:33 AM
Auto Tunes: Bedtime Intruder

At its peak:
Submitted for Grammy Nomination.
#1 Song in Sweden
Reached #89 On the US Billboard top 100
#3 on itunes R&B

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKsVSBhSwJg&feature=relmfu

dlk
02-28-2011, 03:25 AM
This ain't my fave, but nowadays I "tear up" every time i hear it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vX07j9SDFcc

Among my all times, i would put Gorecki's Symphony #3, Bach's Fugue, Beethoven 4th and 5th Piano Concerto, Mozart's Requeim, Pink Floyd's Wish you were here (entire album)......

Cool, so far two votes for classical work. (Believe it or not, r2374 too)

Bartelby
02-28-2011, 03:53 AM
Venus in Furs - Velvet Underground

Winterreise - Schubert

dlk
02-28-2011, 04:04 AM
Venus in Furs - Velvet Underground

Winterreise - Schubert

Have heard of Velvet Underground, but had to look up Winterreise - by Franz Schubert, interesting.

5555
02-28-2011, 04:46 AM
Emma - Hot Chocolate http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix235LnpYhE

max
02-28-2011, 07:29 AM
Sunday Bloody Sunday is my favorite U2 tune.

Very good choice. Very solid overall pick.

I would be remiss if I did not take notice of Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer". Good video, too.

Djokovicfan4life
02-28-2011, 07:40 AM
I don't know if I have an all time favorite, but this one is up there.

A Change of Seasons - Dream Theater (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgKHimdfNrY)

CCNM
02-28-2011, 01:11 PM
"Walk of Life" by the Dire Straits
"We Built This City (on rock and roll)" by Jefferson Starship

SempreSami
02-28-2011, 07:23 PM
Very good choice. Very solid overall pick.

I would be remiss if I did not take notice of Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer". Good video, too.

Fantastic song, as is his duet with Kate Bush on 'Don't Give Up'.

kevsaenz
02-28-2011, 08:40 PM
Every Breath You Take- The Police
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMOGaugKpzs

Runner Ups:
Bad- U2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPyhYczii8I

American Pie- Don McLean
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8xBo9BscbI&feature=fvst

The Boys of Summer- Don Henley
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owIyrXYG3ww

Talker
02-28-2011, 09:17 PM
Ten years after - I'd love to change to world


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzrUqAtUcpU&feature=player_embedded

And not my all time favorite but the guitar......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh3bleXWaCk&feature=player_embedded

dlk
03-01-2011, 03:10 AM
Two more favorites:

Simon - Lifehouse

http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/lifehouse-simon-lyrics/086194483c439a35274a086194483c439a35274a-543525044430?q=lifehouse+simon+video&FORM=VIRE3

Fine Again - Seether

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li2PVKMZCo4

bezs
03-01-2011, 04:24 AM
Two more favorites:

Simon - Lifehouse

http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/lifehouse-simon-lyrics/086194483c439a35274a086194483c439a35274a-543525044430?q=lifehouse+simon+video&FORM=VIRE3



Nice song, like Lifehouse as well met them before their very nice and down and earth.

dlk
03-01-2011, 04:28 AM
Nice song, like Lifehouse as well met them before their very nice and down and earth.

Awesome, where'd you meet 'em at? And how did you get so lucky?


I've met Adam Duritz (only briefly) of the Counting Crows. Very cool & very short.

bezs
03-01-2011, 04:37 AM
Embarrassingly being a fan i didn't even know they were here they had a private showcase for Nokia and a gig at a really small venue tickets were sold out and i couldn't go. Hardly any publicity only on the radio and i don't listen to the radio.

Was working part time in a mall and it was connected to their hotel, got a shock when i saw them walking around in the mall. Got a pic with Jason and Rick and got them to autograph their album covers. Saw them everyday over a span of three days :)

OldButGame
03-01-2011, 04:48 AM
Hallelujah,...(done by Rufus Wainwright)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmbQEQltOwM&feature=related

...or this version,...dude just does it beautifully,...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHHxsxVQ4gA&feature=related

dlk
03-01-2011, 04:52 AM
Hallelujah,...(done by Rufus Wainwright)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmbQEQltOwM&feature=related

Yes, beautiful song.

Dedans Penthouse
03-01-2011, 11:40 AM
Two more favorites:

Simon - Lifehouse

http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/lifehouse-simon-lyrics/086194483c439a35274a086194483c439a35274a-543525044430?q=lifehouse+simon+video&FORM=VIRE3

Fine Again - Seether

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li2PVKMZCo4
Together with the original OP's "Rearviewmirror" by Pearl Jam (a/k/a Mookie Blaylock), dlk now has three -- count 'em-- THREE "favorite" songs! This needs to be posted in the "Useless Information" thread post haste ;-)

Venus in Furs - Velvet Underground*small font: sidebar-not wanting to hi-jack thread*
imho, a very impressive choice Bartelby. Speaking of 'Furs' the droning, the 'bending guitars' in the Velvet's 'Venus' reminds me (pls. excuse the 'pop' vein) of a couple of 1991 PsycheFur songs "Until She Comes" and "All About You" (not to be confused with their earlier "Heartbreak Beat/Molly Ringwald-Pretty in Pink" circa mid-80's crap). But I digress: the Velvet's 'Venus' was a song we played as kids in 'hazy' basement rock&roll jams and which helped inspire some clumsy-but earnest-forays into Eastern (esp. Indian) music: R&R "Ragas" that went on ad nauseum...unbeknowst to us, we probably drove many neighborhood dogs batty-lol. And the Dutch Shocking Blue's 'Venus' we left for the idiot school-dance bands to play....we on the other hand were (happily) jamming on "Waiting For the Man" thinking we were so *cough* impossibly hip at 14--not. "Hey Dave...do ya think that guy really sold us a bag of oregano?" my word(!), what r&r rubes we were...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNEDY9I_wOk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vLHCz93C24


The Licketts

on-topic: dlk, can I cite a "lyrics only" sub-category?
"Rock & Roll Never Felt So Good" - Gwar

CMM
03-08-2011, 09:47 AM
http://www.johntedwards.com/audio/billy_joel_vienna.mp3

Cesc Fabregas
03-29-2011, 11:41 AM
Talk Talk- its my life

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdSfoO4Y_fg

jswinf
03-29-2011, 03:05 PM
Hallelujah,...(done by Rufus Wainwright)


I've had this song "stuck in my head" for a while since watching the movie "St. Ralph," it's used in the movie sung by Gordon Downie, very ethereal, but basically unavailable as a recording.

This one's by the old dude that wrote the song, Leonard Cohen himself, and this was just a couple of years ago, he must be in his mid-70s. I've read that he originally wrote 15 verses to this song, or as many as 60 or so.

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/sy-17305740001/leonard_cohen_hallelujah_official_music_video/

ilovecarlos
03-29-2011, 03:11 PM
There are many that I really really enjoy.

There is one, that when I hear it...everything stops.....
Kashmir...Led Zep

Timbo's hopeless slice
03-29-2011, 03:20 PM
2 minutes to midnight or teh Rufus Wainwright hallelujah or maybe the WPA version of Wide Open Road

eclectic enough for y'all?

Angle Queen
03-29-2011, 03:40 PM
I Cross My Heart

George Strait

Been dancin' to it for years with The Love Of My Life.

JohnnyCracker
03-30-2011, 03:46 AM
Little Wing :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBLDxgrDVO4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdYRzH10L2M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCrpAsX1w4Y#t=0m14s

aphex
03-30-2011, 04:11 AM
Dayvan Cowboy - Boards of Canada

Heliosphan - Aphex Twin

444 - Autechre

great choices....:)

stoo
03-30-2011, 11:29 AM
Another Thing Comin' - Judas Priest

Rock Strongo
04-01-2011, 01:16 PM
Not my all-time favorite but it's just.... beautiful
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBenw0bpE2E&feature=related