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Favorite Song By <Artist/Band>

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by PopeDirkBenedict, May 17, 2008.

  1. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    In honor of the Springsteen and Dylan threads, here are my favorite songs by the musicians I listen to. Please add your own:

    Aerosmith -- Walk This Way (with Run DMC)
    The Beatles -- With A Little Help From My Friends
    Billy Joel -- An Innocent Man
    Blues Traveler -- Psycho Joe
    Bob Seger -- You'll Accompany Me
    The Clash -- Train in Vain
    Doobie Brothers -- South City Midnight Lady
    Eagles -- After The Thrill Is Gone
    ELO -- Turn To Stone
    Elton John -- This Train Don't Stop There Anymore
    Elvis Costello -- Man Out Of Time
    Eric Clapton -- Promises
    George Jones -- If Drinking Don't Kill Me (Her Memory Will)
    Gnarls Barkley -- Smiley Faces
    Hall and Oates -- You Make My Dreams
    INXS -- Mystify
    Jackie Wilson -- Reet Petite
    Jackson Browne -- Running On Empty (picking my fav JB song damn near killed me)
    Jim Croce -- New York's Not My Home
    Jimmy Buffett -- Last Mango In Paris
    Paul Simon -- Train In The Distance
    Prince -- 7
    R.E.M. -- Man On The Moon
    Rolling Stones -- Start Me Up
    Stevie Wonder -- Superstition
    Survivor -- High On You
    Tom Petty -- Even The Losers
    Van Halen -- Panama
    Van Morrison -- Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)
  2. HC

    HC Well-Known Member

    Beatles - A Day in the Life
    Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What you Want
    Jimmy Buffett - Incommunicado
    Billy Joel - New York State of Mind
    Dean Martin - Ain't That a Kick in the Head
    Vince Gill - Go Rest High on that Mountain
    Dave Edmonds - Girls Talk
    Burton Cummings - Charlemagne
    Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    Hank Williams - Lovesick Blues
    Bobby Darren - Mack the Knife
    Rosemary Clooney - Do you miss New York?
    Patsy Cline - Crazy
    Eddy Arnold - Cattle Call
    Placido Domingo - Amor ti vieta
    Krista Ludwig - Last movement of "Das Lied von der Erde"
    Jose van Dam - Ich bin der Welt abhandengekommen
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Just going with ones I really care about:
    Aerosmith -- Same Old Song and Dance
    Beach Boys--Good Vibrations
    The Beatles -- In My Life
    Pat Benatar -- No You Don't
    Billy Joel -- Goodnight Saigon
    Bob Seger -- Her Strut
    Bon Jovi -- Living on a Prayer
    Chicago -- Make Me Smile
    Collective Soul -- Gel
    Doobie Brothers -- Black Water (South City Midnight Lady is a solid choice too; we're apparently more Simmons fans that Johnston fans)
    Eagles -- I Can't Tell You Why
    ELO -- Fire on High
    Elton John -- Someone Saved My Life Tonight
    Elvis Costello -- Accidents Will Happen
    Eric Clapton -- The Core
    Foreigner -- Cold as Ice
    Grass Roots -- Temptation Eyes
    Guess Who -- Undun
    Hall and Oates -- She's Gone (long version)
    INXS -- Need You Tonight
    Jim Croce -- Roller Derby Queen
    Madonna -- Burning Up
    Paul Simon -- Kodachrome
    Pretenders -- Talk of the Town
    Prince -- U Got the Look
    Queen -- Death on Two Legs
    R.E.M. -- Radio Free Europe
    Rolling Stones -- Tumbling Dice
    Rush -- Fly by Night
    Simon and Garfunkel -- I Am a Rock
    Survivor -- Summer Nights
    Tom Petty -- Mary Jane's Last Dance
    Van Halen -- Jump
  4. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Anthrax - In My World
    Aqua - Lollipop
    Beach Boys - I Get Around
    Beatles - I am the Walrus
    Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
    Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire
    Dio - Rainbow in the Dark
    Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
    Doors - Love Street
    Eagles - The Last Resort
    Guns 'n' Roses - Estranged
    Iron Maiden - The Trooper
    Judas Priest - Breaking the Law
    Led Zeppelin - The Rain Song
    Metallica - Dyer's Eve
    Megadeth - Holy Wars . . . The Punishment Due
    Nirvana - Breed
    Pantera - By Demons Be Driven
    Police - Synchronicity II
    Queen - Flash
    Red Hot Chili Peppers - Magic Johnson (based solely on lyrical subject matter)
    REM - Orange Crush
    Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
    Rush - YYZ
    Skid Row - Slave to the Grind
    Slayer - Raining Blood
    Spice Girls - Spice Up Your Life
    Van Halen - Mean Street
    The Who - Behind Blue Eyes
  5. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    The Beatles -- The Long and Winding Road
    Billy Joel -- New York State Of Mind
    Carly Simon -- Coming Around Again
    Chicago -- Does Anybody Know What Time It Is?
    Doobie Brothers -- It Keeps You Runnin'
    Duran Duran -- Skin Trade
    Eagles -- I Can't Tell You Why
    Earth, Wind & Fire -- That's The Way of the World
    ELO -- Last Train to London
    Elton John -- Tiny Dancer
    Eric Clapton -- It's In The Way That You Use It
    Genesis -- Squonk
    George Benson -- Give Me The Night
    Hall and Oates -- Say It Isn't So
    James Taylor -- Long Ago and Far Away
    Jim Croce -- I Got A Dream
    Joe Jackson -- You Can't Get What You Want
    Led Zeppelin -- Kashmir
    Marvin Gaye -- What's Going On
    Paul Simon -- Something So Right
    Simon and Garfunkel -- The Only Living Boy in New York
    Pearl Jam -- Jeremy
    Peter Gabriel -- Games Without Frontiers
    Phil Collins -- I Wish It Would Rain Down
    Pink Floyd -- Time
    The Police -- King of Pain
    Prince -- Money Don't Matter Tonight
    Rush -- La Villa Strangiato
    Steve Hackett -- Spectral Mornings
    Stevie Wonder -- Ribbon In The Sky
    Sting -- Children's Crusade
    Survivor -- Eye of The Tiger
    Tony Banks -- An Island In The Darkness
    Van Halen -- Right Now
  6. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Bruce Springsteen - Prove It All Night
    Duran Duran - Girls on Film
    Doors - Hello I Love You
    Genesis - Turn It On Again
    Joe Jackson - Real Men
    Judas Priest - Living After Midnight
    Led Zeppelin - Over the Hills and Far Away
    Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
    Police - Invisible Sun
    The Who - 5:15
  7. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    In honor of the Springsteen and Dylan threads, here are my favorite songs by the musicians I listen to. Please add your own:

    Aerosmith -- Dream On
    The Beatles -- While My Guitar Gently Weeps
    Billy Joel -- Only The Good Die Young (which I want playing at my funeral)
    Bob Dylan -- Tangled Up In Blue
    Bob Seger -- Feel Like A Number
    The Byrds -- Love That Never Dies
    Carly Simon -- You're So Vain
    Crosby, Stills and Nash -- Wooden Ships/Wasted On The Way (I can't pick between 'em)
    Doobie Brothers -- Long Train Runnin'
    Eagles -- Get Over It
    Elton John -- I'm Still Standing
    Eminem -- Lose Yourself
    Eric Clapton -- Bad Love
    Fleetwood Mac -- Gypsy
    Genesis -- Turn It On Again
    Hall and Oates -- So Close
    Heart -- Wild Child/Make Me (right now)
    Gretchen Wilson -- All Jacked Up
    INXS -- Pretty Vegas
    Jackson Browne -- You Love The Thunder
    Jethro Tull -- Locomotive Breath
    Jim Croce -- You Don't Mess Around With Jim
    Jimmy Buffett -- Southern Cross
    John Mellencamp -- Rain On The Scarecrow
    Kid Rock -- Bawitdaba
    Led Zeppelin -- Rock And Roll
    Lisa Marie Presley -- I'll Figure It Out
    Lynyrd Skynyrd -- That Smell/The Way
    The Police -- So Lonely
    Rolling Stones -- Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker), Gimme Shelter, Sweet Neo Con
    Sheryl Crow -- Live It Up
    Stevie Nicks -- Fall From Grace
    Stevie Wonder -- Higher Ground
    Tom Petty -- Saving Grace/Even The Losers
    The Who -- Baba O'Reilly
  8. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Bob Dylan -- Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again
    Carly Simon -- You're So Vain
    Fleetwood Mac -- Say You Love Me
    Heart -- Heartless
    Jethro Tull -- Locomotive Breath
    John Mellencamp -- Paper in Fire
    Sheryl Crow -- All I Wanna Do
  9. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion
    Alice In Chains - Again
    Beach Boys - God Only Knows
    Beatles - And Your Bird Can Sing
    Big Star - The Ballad Of El Goodo
    Billy Joel - The Stranger
    Elvis Costello - Oliver's Army/Man Out Of Time
    Clash - Clampdown
    Doors - Light My Fire
    ELO - Sweet Talkin' Woman
    Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
    Hall and Oates - Rich Girl
    Led Zeppelin - Communication Breakdown
    The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
    Metallica - Fade To Black
    Morrissey - The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get
    Nirvana - In Bloom
    Pearl Jam - Even Flow
    Pixies - Debaser
    Police - Canary in Coalmine
    Queen - Somebody To Love
    Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter
    Smiths - The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
    Van Halen - Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
  10. dargan

    dargan Active Member

    Allman Brothers Band - "Ramblin' Man" or "Sweet Melissa"
    Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Born on the Bayou"
    Dr. John - "Iko Iko"
    Hank Williams Jr. - "If Heaven Ain't a Lot Like Dixie"
    Howlin' Wolf - "Backdoor Man"
    Jay-Z - "Girls, Girls, Girls"
    Jerry Reed - "Amos Moses"
    John Lee Hooker - "Red House"
    Johnny Cash - "Cocaine Blues"
    Jimi Hendrix - "Voodoo Chile"
    Lil' Wayne - "Stuntin' Like My Daddy"
    Lynyrd Skynyrd - "The Ballad of Curtis Loew"
    Marshall Tucker Band - "Can't You See"
    Mel McDaniel - "Louisiana Saturday Night"
    Steve Earle - "Copperhead Road"
    Stevie Ray Vaughan - "Sky is Crying"
    The Band - "The Weight"
    The Temptations - "Just My Imagination"
    Tom Petty - "You Don't Know How it Feels"
    Willie Nelson - "Pancho and Lefty" (with Merle Haggard)
    ZZ Top - "I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide"
  11. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    3 Doors Down-Let Me Go
    All-American Rejects-Move Along
    BNL-Call and Answer
    Beatles-Elanor Rigby
    BTE-Live Again
    Dylan-Tangled Up In Blue
    Bruce-The Fever (right now)
    Coldplay-Swallowed in the Sea
    CCR-Who'll Stop the Rain?
    Def Lep-Hysteria
    Dropkick's-Shipping up to Boston
    Foo Fighters-Everlong
    Foreigner-Girl on the Moon
    Genesis-Throwing It All Away
    Green Day-The Saints are Coming (w/U2)
    Jackson Browne-Before the Deluge
    Killers-Mr. Brightside
    Led Zep-Kashmir
    Skynyrd-Tuesday's Gone
    Maroon 5-She Will Be Loved
    Miles Davis-All Blues
    Pat McGee-Never Around
    Police-Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
    Chili Peppers-Torture Me
    Simon and Garfunkel-Homeward Bound
    Steely Dan-Deacon Blues
    Steve Miller-Fly Like an Eagle
    Sting-Fields of Gold
    Strokes-Last Night
    Switchfoot-Learning to Breathe
    3eb-God of Wine
    Petty-Learning to Fly
    U2-One (for now)
    Wallflowers-One Headlight
    Weezer-The Sweater Song
    The Who-Baba O'Reilly
    Yellowcard-Ocean Avenue
  12. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Boston-Rock and Roll Band
    CCR-Suzy Q
    Def Lep-Hello America
    Green Day-When I Come Around
    Hendrix-Wind Cries Mary
    Journey-Just the Same Way
    REO-Time for Me to Fly
    Steely Dan-Rikki Don't Lose That Number
    Steve Miller-Jungle Love
    U2-Pride (In the Name of Love)
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