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Best closing tracks

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by EStreetJoe, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    In light of last week's Best Opening Tracks thread, I'm going to take the flip side and start a best closing tracks thread.

    What are your picks for best album (CD) closing tracks?

    Some of my top picks:

    Jungleland - Bruce (Born to Run)
    Desolation Row - Bob Dylan (Highway 61 Revisited)
    Better Things - The Kinks (Give the People What They Want)
    New York City Serenade - Bruce (Wild, Innocent & E Street Shuffle)
    Reason to Believe - Bruce (Nebraska)
    Darkness on the Edge of Town - Bruce (Darkness on the Edge of Town)
    A Day in the Life - The Beatles (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band)
    Twist & Shout - The Beatles (Please, Please Me)
  2. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    "Won't Get Fooled Again" - Who's Next

    YGBFKM Guest

    God Damn Lonely Love, DBT's Dirty South

  4. "Happy 'Cause I'm Going Home" - Chicago (Chicago III)
    "Throw Back the Little Ones" - Steely Dan (Katy Lied)
    "Mother Russia" - Renaissance (Turn of the Cards)
    "Ashes are Burning" - Renaissance (Ashes are Burning)
    "Heart of the Sunrise" - Yes (Fragile)
    "Inner City Blues" - Marvin Gaye (What's Going On)
    "Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five" - Paul McCartney (Band on the Run)
    "Jimi Hendrix Medley" - Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More

    From the jazz department:
    "Bird Feathers" - Gil Evans (New Bottle, Old Wine)
    "Flamenco Sketches" - Miles Davis (Kind of Blue)
    "There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York" - Miles Davis/Gil Evans (Porgy and Bess)
    "I Don't Want to be Kissed by Anyone but You" - Miles Davis/Gil Evans (Miles Ahead)
    "A Night in Tunisia" - Dizzy Gillespie (At Newport)
  5. Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell

    Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell Active Member

    "Caroline, No" - Beach Boys, Pet Sounds
    "Surf's Up" - Beach Boys, Surf's Up
    "B-Boy Bouillabaise" - Beastie Boys, Paul's Boutique
    "A Day in the Life" - Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's
    "Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End" - Beatles, Abbey Road (I'm not counting "Her Majesty".)
    "Train in Vain" - The Clash, London Calling
    "Rock and Roll Suicide" - David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust
    "(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" - Elvis Costello, Armed Forces
    "Waterloo Sunset" - The Kinks, Something Else
    "Muswell Hillbilly" - The Kinks, Muswell Hillbillies
    "You Set the Scene" - Love, Forever Changes
    "Cowgirl in the Sand" - Neil Young, Everybody Knows This is Nowhere
    "Gouge Away" - Pixies, Doolittle
    "Wall of Death" - Richard and Linda Thompson, Shoot Out the Lights
    "Salt of the Earth" - Rolling Stones, Beggar's Banquet
    "Cargo Culte" - Serge Gainsbourg, Histoire de Melody Nelson
    "Trilogy" - Sonic Youth, Daydream Nation
    "Fun House" - The Stooges, Fun House
  6. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    This. Yes, yes, yes.
  7. The No. 7

    The No. 7 Member

    "Purple Rain" - Prince and the Revolution
  8. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Hmmm ....

    Genesis Division:
    "The Knife"
    "The Fountain of Salmacis"
    "Supper's Ready"
    "The Cinema Show"
    "Los Endos"
    "Duke's Travels/Duke's End"

    Genesis spinoffs:
    "Spectral Mornings" - Steve Hackett
    "Shadow of the Hierophant" - Steve Hackett
    "Icarus Ascending" - Steve Hackett
    "An Island in the Darkness" - Tony Banks
    "Take Me Home" - Phil Collins (except on CD where it's "We Said Hello Goodbye," which is even better)
    "Taken In" - Mike + The Mechanics

    "Natural Science" - Rush
    "Between The Wheels" - Rush
    "Everyday Glory" - Rush
    "Be Ever Wonderful" - Earth Wind and Fire
    "Captain Jack" - Billy Joel
    "Miami 2017 (Seen The Light Go Out On Broadway)" - Billy Joel
    "And So It Goes" - Billy Joel
    "Harmony" - Elton John
    "High-Flying Bird" - Elton John
    "Curtains" - Elton John
    "The XIth Commandment" - Chuck Mangione
    "The Water Is Wide" - James Taylor
    "If I Keep My Heart Out of Sight" - James Taylor

    Oh yeah ... very, very nice ...
  9. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Rocket Queen - GNR
  10. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Call of Ktulu - Metallica
    When the Levee Breaks - LZ
  11. Rocket Queen -- Appetite. Game Over.
  12. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    Is it too cliche to offer up "The End", from Abbey Road? (And no, I don't count Her Majesty as the last track.)
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