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May 4, 2012 7:30 PM
Beethoven: Symphony no. 9
Holst: The Planets Suite (Jupiter is my personal favorite)
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Yay to the person who mentioned Lord of the Rings and movie soundtracks :)
May 4, 2012 7:52 PM
Wonderful World Louis Armstrong

Be Still The Fray

All The Way Frank Sinatra
May 4, 2012 7:54 PM
30 yr old white girl list here - and I have a thing for clever and lovely lyrics, so:

The Beatles - Yesterday
U2 - One
Bob Dylan - Knocking on heaven's door.

And a couple of bonuses:

Neil Finn - Addicted
Nick Cave - (Are you the one) Ive been waiting for?
Crowded House - Don't dream it's over
Cat Stevens - Sad Lisa
Edited by RobynC79 On May 4, 2012 7:55 PM
May 4, 2012 7:56 PM


Wish You Were Here~Pink Floyd

All I Can Do Is Write About It~Lynyrd Skynyrd

When the Levee Breaks/Tangerine/You Shook Me/D'yer Mak'er~Zeppelin (Sorry...I can't choose just one with Zeppelin)
May 4, 2012 7:59 PM
Ask me the same question tomorrow and the list could change, but for tonight it's as follows.

Sweet Jane - Velvet Underground

Sunday, Bloody Sunday - U2

Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
May 4, 2012 8:00 PM
"Paint it Black" The Rolling Stones
"Stairway to Heaven' Led Zeppelin
"Layla' Eric Clapton

I didn't mention anything by Pink Floyd, Traffic, Jeff Beck, Steve Winwood, The Moody Blues...I could go on and on about classic rock
May 4, 2012 8:01 PM
Tim Minchin - If I Didn't Have You.
Kansas- Dust in the Wind.
Pink Floyd - Time.
May 4, 2012 8:12 PM
Hallelujah - Rufus Wainwright (Originally by Leonard Cohen)
The Circle of Life
Perpetuum Mobile - Penguin Cafe Orchestra

... and then my personal favorite Gravity of Love - Enigma.
May 4, 2012 8:33 PM
So hard to do 3 but
Last of the Mohicans Soundtrack - Promentory
Stevie Nicks - Beauty and the Beast
Sage Francis - Crack Pipes
May 4, 2012 8:35 PM
we are the world

droppin plates- disturbed

i dont wanna miss a thing- aero
May 4, 2012 8:39 PM
Love it.... Im old but not dead~
John Prine hello in there... reminds me of my grandma 1916 - 2010
Harry Chapin Cats in the cradle....reminds me to spend time with my children!!
Meatloaf.... Bat out of Hell... the song that was playing on cassette when my cousin/ BF died car wreck at 17. 1962-1979

and.... crazy train.... most eddie money .... all sammy... april wine... 38... James Taylor.... Joe Walsh.... Alison Krauss, and if you really wanna see something wild... youtube jerry douglas.. listened to 4 songs live before i realized there were no lyrics... just music.
May 4, 2012 8:41 PM
Nick Cage - Pink Moon (I know its over used in commercials but it's ****ing awesome)
Lou Reed - Intro / Sweet Jane (Off rock and roll animal, best live song ever. If you've never heard this, do yourself a favor)
Third is hard, but I'm going to go Kashmir - Led Zep.
May 4, 2012 8:43 PM
So hard to pick just three.. a few of my faves:

Rooster by Alice in Chains
Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Alone by Heart
May 4, 2012 8:43 PM
A Letter to Georgia - The Airborne Toxic Event

Sigh No More - Mumford and Sons

We Used to Wait - Arcade Fire
May 4, 2012 8:44 PM
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Paint it Black - Rolling Stones
Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin

Most difficult thing I've ever had to do in life! (pick only 3 songs!)
May 4, 2012 8:47 PM
1.) Guns N Roses - Sweet Child of Mine
2.) Salt N Peppa - Shoop
3.) Hank Williams Jr. - Family Tradition
Edited by bschoo01 On May 4, 2012 8:48 PM
May 4, 2012 8:48 PM
Bizarre Love Triangle - New Order
Mamma Mia - ABBA
Hymn - Ultravox
May 4, 2012 9:03 PM
Would - Alice in Chains
Alone - Heart
Enter Sandman - Metallica

Wild Wild Life - Taking Heads (for fun)
May 5, 2012 2:17 AM
1. Pour Some Sugar On Me....Def Leppard
2. You Never Even Called Me By My Name....David Allan Coe
3. I Can Only Imagine....Mercy Me
May 5, 2012 2:37 AM
I can't even think of what would be the BEST song ever... I love so many songs, that I like damn near everything I hear. (Not newer rap/pop songs, though) But, here's a possible top 3:

Imagine - John Lennon
The Ballad of Curtis Lowe - Lynrd Skynrd
To Live is to Die - Metallica
May 5, 2012 2:50 AM
Not an al time, just current favs!

1. Hotel California- (overblown guitars but amazing none the less)
2. Fake plastic trees-Radiohead
3. Yosemtis Theme- The GO! Team (mega uplifting)
May 5, 2012 3:04 AM
As others have said, hard to pick just three....

3) Jungleland - Bruce Springsteen

2) And You And I - Yes

1) Bravado - Rush
May 5, 2012 3:05 AM
1. The Beatles' cover of Twist and Shout
2. Simon and Garfunkel - The Sound of Silence
3. The Cure - Lovesong
this was the most difficult thing I've ever had to do so many songs are so perfect :(
Edited by seamadden On May 5, 2012 3:06 AM
May 5, 2012 3:09 AM
Only three?!?!?


1. Where the streets have no name - U2
2. Thunderstruck - AC/DC
3. Lightning crashes - LIVE
May 5, 2012 3:19 AM
Blackbird - The Beatles
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Indigo Children - Puscifer

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