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Friday, October 15, 2010

47 songs for my 47th birthday

here’s music to celebrate my birthday; some of it is hokey, much of it is older than me, (ok some of it is older than me…). turn out the lights, close your eyes, have a wee dram of the good stuff and let’s dance…

here's the link to the youtube playlist

Warren Zevon – Back in the High Life Again
Aerosmith – I don’t want to miss a thing
David Bowie – Sound and Vision
Bob Dylan – Forever Young
Neko Case – Don’t Forget Me
the Heartless Bastards – Could be so happy
Tom Waits – Sea of Love
Joni Mitchell – Court and Spark
the Beatles – In my life
Lou Reed – Perfect Day
Lucinda Williams – Side of the road
Laura Marling – Crawled out of the sea
John Lee Hooker – Spellbound
Andy Stochansky – House of Gold
Elvis Costello – She
Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
Iggy Pop – Lust for Life
the Pogues – A Pair of Brown Eyes
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
UB40 – Red, Red Wine
the Kinks – Don’t Forget to Dance
Nina Simone – Wild is the wind
Edith Piaf – Non, je ne regrette rien
Roger Daltrey – Without Your Love
Hawksley Workman – Piano Blink
Maria McKee – If love is a red dress…
Ron Sexsmith – God Loves Everyone
the Troggs – Wild Thing
the Hollies – the Air that I breathe
Tom Petty – Free Falling
the Clash – Rock the Casbah
the Talking Heads – Wild, Wild Life
Tim Buckley – Sing a song for you
Suzanne Vega – Tom’s Diner
Ridley Bent – Suicide Winder
the Dixie Chicks – Not Ready to Make Nice
Brandi Carlisle – the Story
Dusty Springfield – the Look of Love
Etta James – At Last
Shonen Knife – Top of the World
Billy Idol – Rebel Yell
Annie Lennox – Keep Young and Beautiful
Bruce Springsteen – All or nothing at all
Cat Power – Free
the Velvet Underground – Sweet Jane
Cheap Trick – I want you to want me

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