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Slicker
02-04-2006, 11:35 AM
As a compliment to the wildly popular movie thread of the same name I've started this one. Here's a few from my personal collection.

Ted Nugent - Fred Bear
Metallica - Anything before Load
Eric Clapton - Layla
Megadeth - Symphony of Destruction
Guns N Roses - November Rain
Disturbed - EVERYTHING!
Johnny Cash - Hurt
Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire
Paul Wall - They Don't Know
T.I - 24's
Ludacris - Growing Pains
Lil Troy - Wanna Be a Baller
Pearl Jam - Last Kiss
Johnny Horton - Saginaw, Michigan (I'm quite biased since that's my hometown;))
John Lennon - Imagine
Beatles - Hey, Jude
Beatles - Let It Be
Frank Sinatra - My Way

Kidhuman
02-04-2006, 11:48 AM
First, this should be moved to music.....


LIVE - All of it, start at the beginning Mental Jewelry and go from their
Pearl Jam - VS, Ten
STP all four albums
Beatles - All
Zepplin - Just about everything
Floyd - entire collection

Slicker
02-04-2006, 11:49 AM
It's in the movies/TV/music > other section so I figured it was good enough.

Kidhuman
02-04-2006, 11:51 AM
Other If it's not a Star Wars movie, it goes here!

Hence meaning movies ya Flornbi

Rogue II
02-04-2006, 12:31 PM
Caesar would be dissapointed that Aerosmith hasn't ben mentioned yet.



Beatles - All
Zepplin - Just about everything
Floyd - entire collection


Yes, yes, YES! Don't stop a-rockin'.

Muddy Waters: Pretty much everything
John Lee Hooker - Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang
Jimi Hendrix - All of it, but my favorites are Castles Made of Sand and All Along the Watchtower
Faith No More: Falling to Pieces
Ozzy Osbourne: Crazy Train
Rolling Stones - Paint it Black
Alice In Chains: all of it.
P Funk: Flashlight
Queensryche: Empire
Jane's Addiction - Jane Says
Blue Man Group w/ Dave Matthews - Sing a Song
Tool - Sober
Godsmack - Voodoo, Awake
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again
Tom Petty - Don't Come Around Here No More and Runnin' Down a Dream
Ghetto Boys - Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta (From Office Space)
Eddie Murphy: Party all the time

Rocketboy
02-04-2006, 12:56 PM
STP all four albumsFive albums (six if you count the greatest hits collection).

And I agree.

Kidhuman
02-04-2006, 04:04 PM
When did the last album come out?

Rocketboy
02-04-2006, 05:50 PM
Shangri-La Dee Da came out in 2001.
The only real single was "Days of the Week" which didn't do a whole lot. Barely went gold, IIRC.

Thank You, the Greatest Hits album came out in late 2003.

James Boba Fettfield
02-04-2006, 05:57 PM
I can't believe the thread wasn't opened first and foremost with a prayer to Lemmy Kilmister. A man's man behind man's music in the form known as Motorhead. I think I grow an extra - ...well, let's just say I become more of a man each time I hear 'em.

I will also have to recommend the complete works of Black Label Society.

governortarkin
02-05-2006, 09:28 AM
Down - Eye's of the South
Jimi H. - Little Wing
Pantera - War Nerve

Bacta Beast
02-05-2006, 04:06 PM
God's Great Mistake - Big Country
the Scattering - the Cutting Crew
Every River, Smalltowns, Ravenscraig, Sattelite Flood, An Toll Dubh, the Engine Room, and Oran - Runrig

UKWildcat
02-06-2006, 12:16 AM
Here is one of my favorites and an obvious hands-down pick:

Led Zeppelin Box Set (4-disc)

I'd also add a handful of Grateful Dead albums as well.

scruffziller
02-06-2006, 08:02 AM
Tears for Fears- All of their best songs.
Jamiroquai- All of it.

Exhaust Port
02-06-2006, 08:48 AM
I think it's better to list individual songs. Listing whole catalogs by bands means a bit less as not everything is gold. Led Zeppelin - Coda? No thanks, someone can skip listening to that.


AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
Alice in Chains - Rooster
The Beastie Boys - Paul Revere or No Sleep Till Brooklyn
Bing Crosby - White Christmas
Black Sabbath - Changes
Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper (needs more cowbell though)
The Cars - Drive
Chris Isaak - Wicked Games
Coldplay - Message
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - Ohio
Def Leppard - Love Bites
Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again
Don Henley - The Boys of Summer
The Eagles - Desperado
Faith No More - Epic or Midlife Crisis
Frank Sinatra - Summer Breeze
Green Day - Good Riddance
Led Zeppelin - Fool in the Rain
Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
Ozzy Osbourne - I Just Want You
Pantera - Cemetary Gates
Pearl Jam - Alive
Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
Radiohead - Creep (acoustic version)
Rush - Tom Sawyer
Slayer - Skeletons of Society
Smashing Pumpkins - Today
Stone Temple Pilots - Plush
Styx - Come Sail Away
Van Halen - Panama or Jump
Who - Who Are You
ZZ Top - Cheap Sunglasses

maatu
02-06-2006, 04:31 PM
wow,where are the door's or eddie rabbit or joe cocker. the list are nice. kind of. what about otis redding.

Slicker
02-06-2006, 04:32 PM
System of a Down - Shimmy
Sublime - Santeria
The Doors - Light My Fire

Ji'dai
02-06-2006, 04:41 PM
What, no Jazz?! Bunch of Philistines ;)

Ragtime
Jelly Roll Morton - Maple Leaf Rag (by Scott Joplin)

The Twenties
Bix Beiderbecke - In the Mist/Davenport Blues
Louis Armstrong - Hot Five & Hot Seven recordings
George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

Swing
Benny Goodman - Sing Sing Sing
Glenn Miller - In the Mood/Moonlight Serenade/Pennsylvania 6-5000
Duke Ellington - Take the A Train
Count Basie - One O'Clock Jump
Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Be-Bop
Charlie "Bird" Parker - Koko
Dizzy Gillespie - Best of...
Thelonious Monk - Criss Cross

Cool
Miles Davis - Kind of Blue/Sketches of Spain/Porgy & Bess
Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus

Fusion
Miles Davis - *****es Brew

Neo Swing
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - self-titled
Royal Crown Revue - Barflies at the Beach
Brian Setzer Orchestra - Jump Jive n' Wail

Also check out vocalists such as Ella Fitzgerald (anything by her is fantastic) and Louis Armstrong (the Decca years or just about anything else :D).

JimJamBonds
02-07-2006, 12:08 AM
Johhny Horton - The Battle of New Orleans
James Hetfield - Don't you think this outlaw bit is done gone outta hand
CW McCall - Convoy
Glenn Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
Gordon Lightfoot - The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Brian Setzer Orchestra - Jump Jive n' Wail










ohh wait I thought this was a list of songs we've sung in bars. :D

scruffziller
02-07-2006, 09:05 AM
What, no Jazz?! Bunch of Philistines ;)


Didn't you see I put JAMIROQUAI!!!!!;)
Which is Acid Jazz.

Also a great modern Jazz group from Sweden called KOOP (which I believe is pronounced COH- Op and not <kewp>). Their music has been featured on Nip/Tuck. "Waltz For KOOP" is their best album.

Ji'dai
02-07-2006, 01:39 PM
Didn't you see I put JAMIROQUAI!!!!!;)
Which is Acid Jazz. I would put Jamiroquai's stuff in the hip-hop-dance/disco category. So that would be... what, Funk?

The "O Brother, Where Art Thou" soundtrack is a fantastic primer/sampler of country-folk/bluegrass. The entire album is a keeper, go get it.

kool-aid killer
02-07-2006, 02:00 PM
How about either "My Girl" or "Just my Imagination (Running Away with Me)" from the Temptations, "Baby Love" from Diana Ross and the Supremes, "Ooooh Baby Baby" from Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, "Lets Get it On" by Marvin Gaye and "There Goes my Baby" from the Drifters. Oldies rule.

scruffziller
02-09-2006, 12:36 PM
I would put Jamiroquai's stuff in the hip-hop-dance/disco category. So that would be... what, Funk?

My bad. Jamiroquai's first and second albums(Emergency on Planet Earth, Return of the Space Cowboy) were actually the only real Acid Jazz albums. "Traveling Without Moving" was in between. The rest were more funk.
But then again I suppose Acid Jazz is not "regular" Jazz.

Slicker
02-09-2006, 01:04 PM
How about either "My Girl" or "Just my Imagination (Running Away with Me)" from the Temptations, "Baby Love" from Diana Ross and the Supremes, "Ooooh Baby Baby" from Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, "Lets Get it On" by Marvin Gaye and "There Goes my Baby" from the Drifters. Oldies rule.I agree KAK, the oldies do rule. I think my oldies folder of music on my computer is bigger than the other folders of music kids my age are supposed to listen to. Oldies just tell a better story.

dr_evazan22
02-09-2006, 03:14 PM
Black Sabbath - Paranoid
Ray Charles - That Lucky Sun Just Rolls Around Heaven
Sly and the Family Stone - People Everyday
? Otis Redding? - Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay
Grateful Dead - Sugar Magnolia
Beatles - Here Comes The Sun

mabudonicus
02-10-2006, 07:56 AM
Gamma Ray- Majestic, Armageddon
Helloween- Keeper of the Seven Keys (all of it)
Jimi Hendrix- Wait til Tomorrow, any version of Driving South, Stars that Play with Laughing Sams Dice
MANOWAR- Heavy Metal Daze, Battle Hymns, Achilles-agony and ecstasy in 8 parts, Manowar, Valhalla, Swords in the Wind, Kill with Power, Hail and Kill, Kingdom Come, Heart of Steel, Defender, Power, Shellshocked (the whole catalogue is good, these are some of my absolute faves tho)
Raven- Wiped Out, Born to be Wild (cover, maybe the greatest cover of any song EVER)

Motorhead- Riding with the Driver, Eat the Rich, Bomber, We Are Motorhead, Wh##ehouse Blues, Motorhead, Love me like a Reptile, I am the Sword, Burner, Sacrifice, Crazy like a Fox (another band where everything is kinda required, but that's the shortlist off the top of me head)

HammerFall- Trailblazers, Crimson Thunder, Glory to the Brave


Herbie Hancock- Watermelon Man

John Coltrane- Giant Steps and pretty much everything after (except that one with the orchestra, don't like that stuff as much)

Robert Johnson- Hellhound on my Trail

Lonnie Johnson- Steppin on the blues, Have to Change Keys (to play these blues), Away and Down the Alley Blues,, Mr.johnsons Blues (notcie a theme here in the naming)

That's all that comes to mind right now

Mad Slanted Powers
02-21-2006, 01:42 AM
This is like trying to pick my favorite grains of sand on the beach.

UKWildcat
02-24-2006, 01:34 AM
Don't know what happened to this thread... kinda fizzled out...

I guess I will start getting specific and list one of my favorite songs that I have been listening to a lot lately.

Pink Floyd - "Comfortably Numb"

Mad Slanted Powers
02-24-2006, 09:16 PM
I would say that a good portion of my collection (http://home.comcast.net/~madslantedpowers/CDList.html) is music everyone should hear, but that is only scratching the surface. There is just so much good music, but I'll start with a few classic tunes from the 70's. While chart success does not necessarily equate to essential, I've included Billboard rankings in parentheses.

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - "Takin' Care of Business" (#12 in 1974)
Black Sabbath - "Iron Man" (#52 in 1972)
Boston - "More Than a Feeling" (#5 in 1976)
The Cars - "Just What I Needed" (#27 in 1978)
Dire Straits - "Sultans of Swing" (#4 in 1979)
Electric Light Orchestra - "Livin' Thing" (#13 in 1977)
Heart - "Magic Man" (#9 in 1976)
Elton John - "Bennie and the Jets" (#1 in 1974)
Led Zeppelin - "Trampled Under Foot" (#38 in 1975)
Paul McCartney & Wings - "Band on the Run" (#1 in 1974)
Queen - "Killer Queen" (#12 in 1975)
Steely Dan - "Reeling in the Years" (#11 in 1973)
Styx - "Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)" (#21 in 1978)
Supertramp - "Bloody Well Right" (#35 in 1975)
Sweet - "Ballroom Blitz" (#5 in 1975)

All of those songs I have in my collection. Here are a few others that I don't have.

Aerosmith - "Dream On" (#6 in 1976, originally charted at #59 in 1973)
Fleetwood Mac - "Rhiannon" (#11 in 1976)
T. Rex - "Bang a Gong" (#10 in 1972)
Yes - "Roundabout" (#13 in 1972)

These aren't necessarily my favorite tunes by these artists, nor their most successful. I kind of went with a combination of the two as well as trying to pick songs that were a good representation of the artist. Also, many of these have appeared in commercials lately, so that kind of put them in my mind. I guess the fact that some of these songs are being used 30 years later in commercials says something about how enduring these songs are.

I'll think of some good songs from the 60's and post them sometime this weekend.

DarkArtist
02-28-2006, 10:20 PM
Knock on Wood : the Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Another One Bites the Dust : Queen
Paradise City: Guns N Roses
Wasn't that a Party: Oakridge Boys
Eclipse: Pink Floyd
Walk of Life: Dire Straits

I actually am in the process of making a CD like this now, I call it the Soundtrack to my Life. I use music to express times in my life. It up to about 6 hours.

Mad Slanted Powers
03-01-2006, 01:52 AM
Knock on Wood : the Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Another One Bites the Dust : Queen
Paradise City: Guns N Roses
Wasn't that a Party: Oakridge Boys
Eclipse: Pink Floyd
Walk of Life: Dire Straits

I actually am in the process of making a CD like this now, I call it the Soundtrack to my Life. I use music to express times in my life. It up to about 6 hours.
I think you're gonna need more than one CD :D I've thought of doing something similar, though I don't have all the music available to make it. Actually, what I'd like to do is write a sort of 'musical biography' to put on my station website.

It took me a moment to remember that "Knock on Wood" tune you mentioned. I was thinking it was a cover of an old song, but then I remembered how the Mighty Mighty Bosstone's version went and that it was a totally different song. Good tune. As far as Oak Ridge Boys go, the one that stands out for me was "Y'all Come Back Saloon" Speaking of Dire Straits, that is on my list of some 70's tunes I forgot to mention in my last post.

Abba - "Knowing Me, Knowing You" (#14 in 1977)
America - "Horse With No Name" (#1 in 1972)
Deep Purple - "Smoke on the Water (#4 in 1973)
Dire Straits - "Sultans of Swing" (#4 in 1979)
Eagles - "One of These Nights" (#1 in 1975)
Foreigner - "Cold as Ice" (#6 in 1976)
Free - "All Right Now" (#4 in 1970)
The Guess Who - "No Time" (#5 in 1970)
Nazareth - "Hair of the Dog" (did not chart, at least not in the U.S.)
The Police - "Roxanne" (#32 in 1979)
Boz Scaggs - "Lido Shuffle" (#11 in 1977)
Bog Seger - "Still the Same" (#4 in 1978)
Joe Walsh - "Life's Been Good" (#12 in 1978)
War - "Low Rider" (#7 in 1975)
Stevie Wonder - "Sir Duke" (#1 in 1977)
ZZ Top - "La Grange" (#41 in 1974)

Of those, I only have "No Time", "Hair of the Dog" and "Roxanne" in my collection, though I do have "Cold as Ice" on vinyl. I could go on and on with the 70's. I've been listening to the 70's channel on Comcast's Music Choice. The Alternative channel is the only one I listen to more on Music Choice. I like the pop music of the 70's better than today's pop. Of course, I grew up with it, but it just seems like there was more variety. Then again, when you can hear stuff spanning an entire decade within an hour, it can make things seem more varied than what they were at any one time.

I have started on a list of 60's tunes. There shouldn't be as many as what I've put from the 70's, as the 60's are in the B.P.E. (Before Posty Era).

Devo
03-02-2006, 08:18 PM
I'd have a few 80s/early 90s power anthems on the list. U2 have loads of greats, Duran Duran, A-HA etc. I know bands like these are too commercial for some people but this kind of stuff does have merit, worth mentioning at least.

DarkArtist
03-02-2006, 09:16 PM
My soundtrack covers all types of music ranging from U2 to Queen, Paul Simon, Duran Duran, Jimmy Durante, Bobbie Darin, Shaggy, even Star Wars paradioes like Star Wars Gansta Rap 1 & 2 and Pretty Fly for a Jedi.

Rogue II
03-02-2006, 09:24 PM
If you want an 80s compilation list, check out this (http://forums.sirstevesguide.com/showthread.php?t=13153&highlight=seagulls) thread.

Mad Slanted Powers
03-03-2006, 07:49 PM
If you want an 80s compilation list, check out this (http://forums.sirstevesguide.com/showthread.php?t=13153&highlight=seagulls) thread.
Lots of good tunes there, but I think he had a lot of the songs listed in the wrong year.

Mad Slanted Powers
03-09-2006, 11:52 PM
A few tunes from the 60's...

The Animals - "House of the Rising Sun" (#1 in 1964)
The Band - "The Weight" (#63 in 1968)
The Beach Boys - "Surfin' Safari" (#14 in 1962)
The Beatles - Throw a dart, pick a tune. Or maybe spin a wheel?...
Blood, Sweat & Tears - "Spinning Wheel" (#2 in 1969)
The Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth" (#7 in 1967)
Cream - "Sunshine of Your Love" (#5 in 1968)
Credence Clearwater Revival - "Green River" (#2 in 1969)
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Suite: Judy Blue Eyes (#21 in 1969)
The Doors - "Break on Through"
Jefferson Airplane - "Somebody To Love" (#5 in 1967)
Jimi Hendrix - "Purple Haze" (#65 in 1967)
Herman's Hermits - "I'm Into Something Good" (#13 in 1964)
Roger Miller - "Dang Me" (#7 in 1964)
The Monkees - "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone" (#20 in 1967)
The Rolling Stones - I could say the same as what I said for The Beatles, but I'm gonna go with "Jumpin' Jack Flash (#3 in 1968)
Simon & Garfunkel - "The Sounds of Silence" (#1 in 1966)
The Who - "I Can See For Miles" (#9 in 1967)
The Yardbirds - "For Your Love" (#6 in 1965)

Edit - Had to add CCR. How could I forget to put CCR on the list?!

JetsAndHeels
03-11-2006, 10:14 AM
I love everything mentioned here....I am a big fan of everything except country..however one artist this thread needs is some Elvis Presley. Can we get some love for the King in here?
Some of my fav Elvis tunes are:

Hound Dog
Suspicious Minds (one of the best)
Jailhouse Rock
Hard headed woman
I wanna be your teddy bear
I cant help falling in love with you
Return to Sender
All shook up
Burning Love
Little less Conversation (a great remix)

James Boba Fettfield
03-11-2006, 11:11 PM
one artist this thread needs is some Elvis Presley

That explains why you liked Sheriff Wydell in The Devil's Rejects.

"Son, if you ever say another derogatory word about Elvis Aron Presley in my presence again, I will kick the living s*** out of you."

Ever have to use that line in your life, JF96?

JetsAndHeels
03-11-2006, 11:17 PM
That explains why you liked Sheriff Wydell in The Devil's Rejects.

"Son, if you ever say another derogatory word about Elvis Aron Presley in my presence again, I will kick the living s*** out of you."

Ever have to use that line in your life, JF96?


Yes, that is one reason I liked him plus he just did a great job in that role (forsythe).

No, havent used that line before but I would if I had to!! :whip:

JBF, that is such a great line I just have to add it to my sig!!

El Chuxter
03-12-2006, 10:17 PM
It's tough to nail down. But I don't know that I've seen much love for Johnny in here, so I'm adding:

Delia's Gone
Folsom Prison Blues
I Walk the Line
Cocaine Blues
Hurt
Highway Patrolman

Mad Slanted Powers
03-13-2006, 11:00 PM
For Johnny Cash, I always liked "One Piece at a Time" and "Boy Named Sue". The Soundgarden cover "Rusty Cage" was interesting, as well has the NIN cover "Hurt".

El Chuxter
03-14-2006, 09:56 AM
Eh, any song by Cash could be on here. Except "The Chicken in Black," which is the dumbest thing I ever heard in my life. I just picked a few of my favorites. :p