Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Wednesday Crosscurrents 10/14

Host - John Gaguine

More of the great questions raised by pop music

Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced?

Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe in Magic?, Did You Ever Have to Make up Your Mind?

Bob Dylan - A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall (What did you see now, my blue-eyed son?), Absolutely Sweet Marie (Where are you tonight?)

Honeycombs - Have I the Right?
Gerry and the Pacemakers - How Do You Do What You Do to Me?
The Elegants - Little Star (Where are you?)
The Mamas and the Papas - Do You Wanna Dance?

Joe Cocker - Do I Still Figure in Your Life?
Spirit of the West - Political (Why must everything be so . . .?)

Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?, Why Have You Left the One You Left Me for?

Cat Stevens - Where Do the Children Play?, How Can I Tell You?
R.E.M. - Man on the Moon (Do you believe they put a . . .?)

The Who - Who Are You?
(end of question songs)
The Who - I Can See for Miles (imho, the second greatest rock song of all time, after Born to Run), Won't Get Fooled Again

The wisdom of pop music:
Rolling Stones (backed up by the London Bach Choir) - You Can't Always Get What You Want
Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love

Pretenders - Forever Young (Bob Dylan)
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Down by the River

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