Recommend favorite songs

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Recommend favorite songs!!

Recommend favorite songs!!

What songs you like? Just recommend them.

I like Beethoven Sym.9 No.4.

Beethoven's musics are encouraging.
 

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Frank old Frank Sinatra's songs. Pretty good for relaxing times. Songs are too many for me to list so just listen to all of them.

Then comes rock and well, since I'm a huge fan of U2, I'd recommend their "The best of 1990-200" album. It's my personal favourite out of the others. The same applies for U2, I just couldn't possibly pinpoint exact songs, so just listen to all of the songs in this particular album.
 
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AMD_K8L said:
Recommend favorite songs!!

What songs you like? Just recommend them.

I like Beethoven Sym.9 No.4.

Beethoven's musics are encouraging.
I have a couple nits to pick here. In classical music things aren't "songs" they're "pieces", pieces of music. Some pieces of music happen to also be songs but the two you mentioned are, specifically, symphonies.

Also: the word music is always singular, so "Beethoven's music is encouraging."
 
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I have a couple nits to pick here. In classical music things aren't "songs" they're "pieces", pieces of music. Some pieces of music happen to also be songs but the two you mentioned are, specifically, symphonies.
The fourth movement of Beethoven's ninth symphony is basically a song - Beethoven wrote the music as a background for Schiller's poem Ode to Joy.
 
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I have hundreds of favourite pieces of music, including:

Viivaldi's Four Seasons (Spring, in particular);

Watching the Wheels by John Lennon;

Switching to Gilide/This Beat Goes On by The Kings;

Northwest Passage by Stan Rogers.
 
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Classical: Bach's Goldberg Variations
Blues: Eric Clapton (Wonderful Tonight/Nobody Know's you when you down and out / Tears in Heaven)
I also have to agree with DM, Frank's music is fabulous and U2 are simply awesome.
 
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Classical: Bach's Goldberg Variations
Glenn Gould's recording?

Blues: Eric Clapton (Wonderful Tonight/Nobody Know's you when you down and out / Tears in Heaven)
About 15 years, I headed north from Canada to see a Clapton concert in Detroit. Fantastic!
 
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George Jones said:
Glenn Gould's recording?
Jeno Jando's, it is the only one I have. Would you recommend Gould's recording?
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About 15 years, I headed north from Canada to see a Clapton concert in Detroit. Fantastic!
I went to see him in manchester last month, he was fantastic there as well!
 
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AMD_K8L said:
Recommend favorite songs!!

What songs you like? Just recommend them.

I like Beethoven Sym.9 No.4.

Beethoven's musics are encouraging.

I also like Sym 9 but Internationale...

That is amusing...

It is very easygoing..
 
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Jeno Jando's, it is the only one I have. Would you recommend Gould's recording?
Yikes - I have little competence for this sort of thing, and I don't even own :blushing: Gould's recordings. I have, however, heard them on the radio.

Even though I asked about Gould partially out of national patriotism, his recording of the Goldberg variations is internationally famous.

You can listen to samples https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000025TP/?tag=pfamazon01-20.
 
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Beethoven's Piano Sonota #8
Bach's Cello Suite No. 1
Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor
Varese's Intégrales
Chopin's Preludes in D flat Major and C minor
 
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Imagine - John Lennon
Ave Maria - Gheorghe Zamfir
Always Suffering - Rolling Stones
You can't always get what you want - Rolling Stones
Ly-O-Lay Ale Loya - Sacred Spirit
Dance with my father - Luther Vandross
All of the piano music from the cd 'Dreaming'

Some of them I like better than others, but basically these are all great.
Why, don't you have any ideas for songs?
 
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I also have to agree with DM, Frank's music is fabulous and U2 are simply awesome.
I agree with DM and Hoot.

In addition I would add, Nat King Cole and his daughter Natalie, who did a really fantastic CD several years ago. Natalie overdubbed her voice on Nat's tracks - really incredible duet on 'Unforgettable'!

Unforgettable: With Love
 
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Chaconne in D minor by Bach
Ravel piano concerto in G
Beethoven 4th and 5th piano concerto
Mozart symphony no 20
Mozart flute concerto no 2 in D
Bach Cello suites
Le apres midi un faune (can't spell)
'Kreutzer' sonata by beethoven (thanks to Rach3 for mentioning this)
'Spring' sonata by beethoven
Shostakovich Jazz suite (ALL of them)
Beethoven vioin concerto in D
All of Liszt's hungarian rhapsody's
All of string quartets by Beethoven, including the 'Grosse fugue'
Just about all of the well tempered clavier books
Beethoven chromatic fantasy in C
All of Beethoven's symphonies
Mozart clarinet concerto in A
All of Bach's violin partitas
 
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Eric B and Rakim - Anything from their album Paid in Full
 
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George Jones said:
The fourth movement of Beethoven's ninth symphony is basically a song - Beethoven wrote the music as a background for Schiller's poem Ode to Joy.
There is alot of singing in the fourth movement, but it isn't a song. Just like Handel's Messiah isn't a song, or Bach's Mass in B minor. Schubert wrote alot of proper songs, though.
 
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This one is an all time favourite of mine.
Not his watered down "Let's Dance"-version of it, but the original one:
[MEDIA=youtube]ibS4w8U2hJ0[/MEDIA]&search=putting%20out%20fire%20bowie[/URL]

Compare it with this live performance of the "Let's Dance"-version.
[PLAIN][MEDIA=youtube]uYiMYZbovgk[/MEDIA]&search=putting%20out%20fire%20bowie[/URL]
While this is a great song, it cannot compare with the first version, in my opinion.
The first version, starting out with a dominant, slow vocal explodes into fire with the words "with gasoline".
This explosive start is lacking from the second version.

Furthermore, in the first version, there is an intense tension or battle between the vocal and the drums throughout the rest of the song, whereas in the second version, everything is thoroughly under control, much slicker, and in my view, much less interesting.
 
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Eric B and Rakim - Anything from their album Paid in Full
NO, WRONG!
 
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This is one is fairly unique, I think:
Japan's only mega-hit in a footage for 1963:
[MEDIA=youtube]RtXQ31F1A-k[/MEDIA]&search=sukiyaki[/URL]
And, its title is NOT "sukiyaki", but "Ue wo muite arukou"
I think it is absolutely beautiful; a heart-render from beginning to end.
 
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Some songs I think contributed to my musical "growth":

Soundgarden - Blow Up the Outside World
Radiohead - Paranoid Android
Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever
Blur - Coffee and TV
Green Day - Holiday
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
Radiohead - Everything In Its Right Place
Led Zeppelin - Kasimir
Beatles - A Day in the Life
Marilyn Manson - Beautiful People
Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
 
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SpaceTiger said:
Led Zeppelin - Kasimir
I love that song too.

My favourite band is zeppelin so i'll recommend a few of their songs:
Black Dog
Good Times Bad Times
Hey Hey What Can I Do
Immigrant Song
Misty Mountain Hop
Ramble On
Rock and Roll

I just love the sound of a bass guitar. Some day I'll learn how to play one.
 
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bob marley - don't worry be happy.
monty python - allways look on the bright side of life.
the eagles - hotel california.
gabage - beautiful
air - all i need
air - playground love
evanescence - fallen
evanescence - haunted
camel - a nod and a wink
elvis costello - she
the beatles - with a little help from my friends
the beatles - yesterday
taj mahal - the banana boat song
stone temple pilots - interstate love song
three doors down - kryptonite

i have manyu more... but i didn't want to clutter the thread too much...
 
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NO, WRONG!
:rofl: coming from someone who has not even listened to the entire album :rolleyes:

Man if NaS were here he would bust a cap in yo' ass for knocking Rakim :tongue:
 
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fargoth said:
bob marley - don't worry be happy.
Just for the sake of accuracy, do you mean

Bobby McFerrin - don't worry be happy

or

Bob Marley - three little birds?
 

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