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Sunday, August 20, 2006

61

My 61 favourite songs, in a sort of order. Why 61? It was 60 but at the last minute I realized I'd forgotten one.
The one bias is that I've tried not to include too many by any one artist. And essentially only English language popular music, I can't make one list for all kinds of music.
61. Stage Fright- The Band (1970)
60. 12:51- The Strokes (2003)
59. Back in Black- AC/DC (1980)
58. Graceland- Paul Simon (1986)
57. Walk This Way- Run DMC feat. Aerosmith (1985)
56. Daisy Jane- America (1975)
55. Adia- Sarah McLachlan (1997)
54. Find The River- R.E.M. (1992)
53. Bowl Of Oranges- Bright Eyes (2002)
52. Warning Sign- Coldplay (2002)
51. Highway Star- Deep Purple (1971)
50. Up On Cripple Creek- The Band (1968)
49. American Girl- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1977)
48. Fall At Your Feet- Crowded House (1991)
47. Red Hill Mining Town- U2 (1987)
46. The Wind- Cat Stevens (1971)
45. Streets Of Phildelphia- Bruce Springsteen (1993)
44. She Bangs The Drums- The Stone Roses (1989)
43. One- U2 (1991)
42. You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go- Bob Dylan (1975)
41. A Heart In New York- Simon and Garfunkel (1980)
40. The Silver-Tongued Devil And I- Kris Kristofferson (1971)
39. Time- Hootie And The Blowfish (1994)
38. The Closest Thing To Crazy- Katie Melua (2003)
37. Sally Cinnamon- The Stone Roses (1987)
36. Oliver's Army- Elvis Costello (1978)
35. Shady Lane- Pavement (1997)
34. Lily, Rosemary And The Jack Of Hearts- Bob Dylan (1975)
33. In My Life- The Beatles (1965)
32. Linger- The Cranberries (1992)
31. The Blower's Daughter- Damien Rice (2003)
30. Teach Your Children- CSNY (1970)
29. Subterranean Homesick Alien- Radiohead (1997)
28. Lincoln Avenue- Train (2003)
27. Wishlist- Pearl Jam (1998)
26. A Thousand Miles- Vanessa Carlton (2001)
25. The Difficult Kind- Sheryl Crow (1998)
24. A Murder Of One- Counting Crows (1993)
23. Torn- Natalie Imbruglia (1998)
22. Answer- Sarah McLachlan (2003)
21. No Surprises- Radiohead (1997)
20. On The Road Again- Willie Nelson (1981)
19. Anyone At All- Carole King (1998)
18. Alive- Pearl Jam (1991)
17. You're A Big Girl Now- Bob Dylan (1975)
16. 14th Street- Rufus Wainwright (2003)
15. The Whistler- Jethro Tull (1977)
14. Drops of Jupiter- Train (2001)
13. Driftwood- Travis (1999)
12. One More Night- Bob Dylan (1969)
11. I'm No Angel- Dido (1999)
10. Fields of Gold- Sting (1993)
9. My Back Pages- The Byrds (prefer their version to Dylan's)(1967)
8. Hallelujah- Jeff Buckley (his is my favourite version)(1994)
7. Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town- Pearl Jam (1992)
6. Fake Plastic Trees- Radiohead (1995)
5. Beautiful Girl- INXS (1992)
4. Nightswimming- R.E.M. (1992)
3. Sister Golden Hair- America (1975)
2. The Scientist- Coldplay (2002)
1. Northern Sky- Nick Drake (1970)

I actually made a much fuller and better list of 500, but there's no way I'm going to sit and type that out.

1 Comments:

Blogger a.v.koshy said...

that's a pretty heavy list

maybe i should put in my top albums list now...

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