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Bob Dylan's best songs - Angelina - #80

Bob Dylan's best songs - Angelina - #80 | Best songs | Scoop.it
Drammen, Norway - 1981 Well, it’s always been my nature to take chances My right hand drawing back while my left hand advances Where the current is strong and the monkey dances To the tune of a con...
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Paul Weller top 12 songs - Happy Birthday

Paul Weller top 12 songs - Happy Birthday | Best songs | Scoop.it
Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher gave Jon Wilde in The Guardian 60 seconds to tell them his all-time top 10. Being given a mere 60 seconds to name one's 10 Favourite Songs Of All Time would be a daun...
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The Best Songs: Baba O’Riley by The Who | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: Baba O’Riley by The Who | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
'I don't need to fight to proove I'm right'. I always think back to my teenage years whenever I hear this song. Who's Next (the classic rock album) starts with...
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The Best songs: Paint it Black – The Rolling Stones | Johanna's Visions

The Best songs: Paint it Black – The Rolling Stones | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
One of the best and darkest rock songs ever recorded! 'Paint It, Black'  by The Rolling Stones was released on 13th of May 1966 (the day after I was born,...
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The Best songs: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child | Johanna's Visions

The Best songs: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
The Negro spiritual, Motherless Child Blues is a Negro Spiritual that turned into 'Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child' (or simply 'Motherless Child')...
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The Best Songs: Jerusalem Tomorrow by David Olney | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: Jerusalem Tomorrow by David Olney | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
  Jerusalem Tomorrow was first released on Olney's album Deeper Well in 1989, but it was with Emmylou Harris' magnificent interpretation in 1993 that it...
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The Best Songs: Pledging My Love by Johnny Ace | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: Pledging My Love by Johnny Ace | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
Johnny Ace (June 9, 1929 – December 25, 1954), born John Marshall Alexander, Jr., was an American rhythm and blues singer. 'Pledging My Love'  was...
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The Best Songs: “The Promise” – Bruce Springsteen | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: “The Promise” – Bruce Springsteen | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
  The Promise The first time I heard The Promise (the song)  was when '18 tracks' was released in april 1999. I had read about it and had very high...
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The Best Songs: “I Will always love you” by Dolly Parton | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: “I Will always love you” by Dolly Parton | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
  The Best song Dolly Parton has ever written is a cliché. And the thing about clichés is that they are true. They become clichés for a reason, they...
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Bob Dylan’s best songs – If You See Her, Say Hello | Johanna's Visions

Bob Dylan’s best songs – If You See Her, Say Hello | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
So, I kick off my journey through “Bob Dylan top 200 songs” (my list of Bob Dylans 200 greatest songs) with number 56. Why not start at number 1... or...
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The Best Songs: ” Where have all the average people gone” – Roger Miller | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: ” Where have all the average people gone” – Roger Miller | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
My father used to play this great record by Roger Miller, “Roger Miller” from 1969. There was one particular song that has always stuck with me. Lately I...
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Video of the day: Mercenary Song by a very young Steve Earle | Johanna's Visions

Video of the day: Mercenary Song by a very young Steve Earle | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
Steve Earle is one of our heroes here on JV, and today we present a clip from the fabulous movie, 'Heartworn Highways'. The scene: A party at Guy and Susannah...
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The Best Songs: Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
From Wikipedia: 'Maybe I'm Amazed' is a song written by Paul McCartney that was first released on his McCartney album on 17 April 1970. The studio...
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The Freewheelin Bob Dylan Outtakes

The Freewheelin Bob Dylan Outtakes | Best songs | Scoop.it
When Dylan released his landmark album The Freewheelin’ in 1963 he had something special. Out of the 13 songs on this his second album 12 were written by Bob Dylan, and about half of the tracks bec...
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The 5 best songs Bob Dylan left in the studio – updated.. | Johanna's Visions

The 5 best songs Bob Dylan left in the studio – updated.. | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
Bob Dylan left many a jewel in the studio. Some were rerecorded for later albums, others were abandoned for good. All the songs on this list have been...
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The Best Songs: Tecumseh Valley – Townes Van Zandt | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: Tecumseh Valley – Townes Van Zandt | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
I first heard this song when Emmylou Harris sang it, then I heard Nanci Griffith's version on the album, Other voices other rooms. Great interpretations both...
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The Best Songs: I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
I keep a close watch on this heart of mine I keep my eyes wide open all the time I keep the ends out for the tie that binds Because you're mine, I walk the...
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The Best Songs: Don’t let me down – The Beatles | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: Don’t let me down – The Beatles | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
Released 11th of April in 1969 (UK) excactly 43 years ago today! (it was released 5th of May in the states) Written by: John Lennon 100% , but credited to...
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The Best Songs: One Irish Rover by Van Morrison | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: One Irish Rover by Van Morrison | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
One Irish Rover is seldom singled out as the best song on the album that it is on, No Guru, No Method, No Teacher from 1986. For me it is. Live London 2008:...
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The Best Songs – “Idiot Wind” – Bob Dylan | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs – “Idiot Wind” – Bob Dylan | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
The original from 'Blood On The Tracks' is fantastic. The September 19, 1974 - New York Version from 'The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3'  is even better. But...
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The Best Songs: “Murder in The City” – The Avett Brothers | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: “Murder in The City” – The Avett Brothers | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
The Avett Brothers are a band from Concord, North Carolina. Two brothers, Seth and Scott, formed the group after the breakup of the former rock band, Nemo,...
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The Best Songs: “Putting the dog to sleep” – The Antlers | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: “Putting the dog to sleep” – The Antlers | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
  The Antlers released the album Burst Appart in spring this year, and beeing a big fan of their previous album, Hospice, I looked forward to it (a lot)...
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The Best Songs: “Heartbreak Hotel” – Elvis Presley | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: “Heartbreak Hotel” – Elvis Presley | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
Well, since my baby left me... These opening words set the tone, this is not a happy-song... I got this record from my aunt when I was about 7 or 8 years old...
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Video of the day: Muddy Waters & James Cotton – Got My Mojo Workin’ | Johanna's Visions

Video of the day: Muddy Waters & James Cotton – Got My Mojo Workin’ | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
Those were the days... Muddy Waters still in good shape, James Cotton in top form.. From Wikipedia: 'Got My Mojo Working' is a 1956 song written by Preston...
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The Best Songs: The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carrol by Bob Dylan | Johanna's Visions

The Best Songs: The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carrol by Bob Dylan | Johanna's Visions | Best songs | Scoop.it
The lyrics are a comment on the racism of the -60s. In 1963 when Hattie Carroll was killed, Charles County was still strictly segregated by race in public...
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