Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Wednesday Crosscurrents 4/15

Wednesday Crosscurrents - John Gaguine

Beatles - Taxman

Chambers Brothers - In the Midnight Hour (Wilson Pickett/Steve Cropper)
Young Rascals - Good Lovin'
Spencer Davis Group - with Stevie Winwood - Gimme Some Loving

Byrds - I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
Electric Prunes - I Had Too Much to Dream
Outsiders - Time Won't Let Me
Lovin' Spoonful - Summer in the City

Abbott and Costello - Who's on First - IMHO, the funniest comedy routine of all times
Steve Goodman - A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request - an extraordinary song written while Goodman knew he was dying

Velvet Underground - with Lou Reed - Sweet Jane
The Doors - Light My Fire (long version, of course)

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - Rosalita

Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back in Town
Dire Straits - Walk of Life
Beatles - Helter Skelter - the song that tragically supposedly inspired Charles Manson, who thought that it predicted a great war between the races

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising, Green River, Lodi
John Fogerty (the heart of CCR) - Fortunate Son

Jefferson Airplane - Wild Tyme (Paul Kantner), If You Feel (Marty Balin), Volunteers (Balin/Kantner)

The Who - I Can See for Miles - IMHO, the second greatest rock song of all time
Springsteen/E St. - Born to Run - IMHO, the greatest rock song of all time

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