Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Wednesday Crosscurrents 3/11

Wednesday Crosscurrents - John Gaguine

Elton John - Tiny Dancer, I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues, Candle in the Wind

Billy Joel - Only the Good Die Young, Uptown Girl, Allentown

Cat Power - Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again (Bob Dylan - first appeared on Dylan's 1966 masterpiece Blonde on Blonde)
Charlotte Gainsbourg - Just Like a Woman (Dylan again, also from Blonde on Blonde)

Donovan - Celeste, Hurdy Gurdy Man (featuring Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame on lead guitar)

Allman Bros - Blue Sky, Ramblin' Man (both written by guitarist Dickie Betts)

Linda Ronstadt - Long, Long Time (one of the all-time great songs of unrequited love, written by Gary White), Faithless Love (JD Souther), Desparado (Don Henley and Glenn Frey, of the Eagles, who began as Linda's backup band)

Neil Young - from the great 1992 CD Harvest Moon - One of These Days (w backup vocals by Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor), Dreaming Man (backup vocals by the late Nicolette Larson and Astrid Young)

Marianne Faithfull - I'm into Something Good (written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin and a hit for Herman's Hermits in the mid-1960s)
Laura Nyro - Ooh Baby Baby (from one of her last concerts, in 1994; song co-written by Smokey Robinson), Save the Country

Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

Neil Young - Change Your Mind (from 1994's Sleeps with Angels)

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