Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby German Dave » 11 Dec 2017, 23:08

BalticFox wrote:Here are my top twenty tracks of all time:

1. Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

2. Gloria - Shadows of Knight

3. Light My Fire - Doors

4. I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night - Electric Prunes

5. Paint It Black - Rolling Stones

6. Hard Day's Night - Beatles

7. 96 Tears - ? & the Mysterians

8. Heart Full of Soul - Yardbirds

9. Wild Thing - Troggs

10. Psychotic Reaction - Count Five

11. It's My Life - Animals

12. Louie Louie - Kingsmen

13. Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire

14. Happy Jack - Who

15. White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane

16. All Day and All of the Night - Kinks

17. Surfin' Bird - Trashmen

18. Sunshine of Your Love - Cream

19. Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

20. When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin


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Wow, that's a pretty narrow list.
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Postby nev gash » 11 Dec 2017, 23:32

He’s Canadian.
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Dayodead » 12 Dec 2017, 05:40

The answer is No...Not even sure I could knock it down limiting it to singles only...or even per decade...

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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Fonz » 12 Dec 2017, 14:57

My 'Top 20' tracks wouldn't necessarily be my 'Desert Island Top 20'. A Desert island selection would be wilfully diverse, just to keep some variety, year after year, with nothing else to do, except start arguments with myself 8-)

My top 20 would be a load of Van Halen and Zappa.
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Loki » 28 Dec 2017, 13:06

Fonz wrote:My top 20 would be a load of Van Halen and Zappa.


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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

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German Dave wrote:
BalticFox wrote:Here are my top twenty tracks of all time:

1. Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

2. Gloria - Shadows of Knight

3. Light My Fire - Doors

4. I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night - Electric Prunes

5. Paint It Black - Rolling Stones

6. Hard Day's Night - Beatles

7. 96 Tears - ? & the Mysterians

8. Heart Full of Soul - Yardbirds

9. Wild Thing - Troggs

10. Psychotic Reaction - Count Five

11. It's My Life - Animals

12. Louie Louie - Kingsmen

13. Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire

14. Happy Jack - Who

15. White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane

16. All Day and All of the Night - Kinks

17. Surfin' Bird - Trashmen

18. Sunshine of Your Love - Cream

19. Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

20. When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin


8-)

Anyone else bold enough to give it a try?



Wow, that's a pretty narrow list.


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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Goat Boy » 28 Dec 2017, 14:24

The Stooges - Little Doll
Todd Rundgren - Sometimes I Don't Know What To Feel
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
Roxy Music - Mother of Pearl
Bo Diddley - Pretty Thing
The Band - Chest Fever
Ike and Tina Turner - I'll Never Need More Than This
U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name
Darlene Love - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
The 13th Floor Elevators - Roller Coaster
Brian Eno - On Some Faraway Beach
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Public Enemy - Caught, Can We Get A Witness?
The Beatles - A Day In The Life
The Ronettes - Do I Love You?
Steely Dan - Showbiz Kids
Sparks - Thank God It's Not Christmas
The Human Beinz - Nobody But Me
Roy Orbison - It's Over
New York Dolls - Trash
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby German Dave » 28 Dec 2017, 14:31

Alma Cogent wrote:
White boys with guitars! How RACIST!


Bit touchy, aren't you Coan? It's not even your list. :roll:
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby PENK » 28 Dec 2017, 14:33

German Dave wrote:
Alma Cogent wrote:
White boys with guitars! How RACIST!


Bit touchy, aren't you Coan? It's not even your list. :roll:


It could be, though, couldn't it?
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby German Dave » 28 Dec 2017, 14:36

PENK wrote:
It could be, though, couldn't it?


Good point. :|
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Fonz » 28 Dec 2017, 14:40

Loki wrote:
Fonz wrote:My top 20 would be a load of Van Halen and Zappa.


:x


...with maybe a Danzig song for good measure
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Bumblecorn Cats Nightmare » 28 Dec 2017, 14:44

German Dave wrote:
Alma Cogent wrote:
White boys with guitars! How RACIST!


Bit touchy, aren't you Coan? It's not even your list. :roll:


I've heard this one from you before - a Cup list (or two) a while back.
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby German Dave » 28 Dec 2017, 15:24

Alma Cogent wrote:I've heard this one from you before - a Cup list (or two) a while back.


Did I say it was racist?
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Loki » 28 Dec 2017, 23:59

Fonz wrote:
Loki wrote:
Fonz wrote:My top 20 would be a load of Van Halen and Zappa.


:x


...with maybe a Danzig song for good measure

That's more like it! :D


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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby The Modernist » 29 Dec 2017, 00:03

German Dave wrote:
Alma Cogent wrote:I've heard this one from you before - a Cup list (or two) a while back.


Did I say it was racist?


It was the year Coan picked Screwdriver.

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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby German Dave » 29 Dec 2017, 00:44

The Modernist wrote: Screwdriver.


Time for a reappraisal?
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby fange » 29 Dec 2017, 01:05

German Dave wrote:
BalticFox wrote:Here are my top twenty tracks of all time:

1. Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

2. Gloria - Shadows of Knight

3. Light My Fire - Doors

4. I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night - Electric Prunes

5. Paint It Black - Rolling Stones

6. Hard Day's Night - Beatles

7. 96 Tears - ? & the Mysterians

8. Heart Full of Soul - Yardbirds

9. Wild Thing - Troggs

10. Psychotic Reaction - Count Five

11. It's My Life - Animals

12. Louie Louie - Kingsmen

13. Eve of Destruction - Barry McGuire

14. Happy Jack - Who

15. White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane

16. All Day and All of the Night - Kinks

17. Surfin' Bird - Trashmen

18. Sunshine of Your Love - Cream

19. Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones

20. When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin


8-)

Anyone else bold enough to give it a try?



Wow, that's a pretty narrow list.


There's no denying it's a very narraw list musically; all rock, including 3 songs by one group, and all recorded within about a 10-year period.
No value judgements need be attached, either about the quality of the music on there or the person who chose them. But facts are facts.
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Rayge » 29 Dec 2017, 12:14

fange wrote:
German Dave wrote:Wow, that's a pretty narrow list.


There's no denying it's a very narrw list musically; all rock, including 3 songs by one group, and all recorded within about a 10-year period.

Fewer than seven years, as it happens. Exactly corresponding to BF's teenage years, I would guess.
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby fange » 29 Dec 2017, 14:15

A reasonable guess.
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Re: Your top twenty tracks? Can you do it?

Postby Robert » 29 Dec 2017, 20:42

Only read the first page but had the 1970’s even started for BCB in 2010??