33 Songs released in 1971 you MUST hear

  I love lists & I love creating lists. I will try new series of posts with lists of great songs released in a specific year. My rules: Only one song per artist/group The song must be released that specific year Songs from live albums not allowed (that’s another & more complicated list) Why start with 1971 ? Well why not …

David Bowie sings Bob Dylan

David Bowie sings Bob Dylan “His albums have a great class to them, even those albums where he is actually playing songs of long-dead blues singers. His writing, his song texts, leave me speechless. “ – David Bowie (about Bob Dylan, 1997) David Bowie have always talked about Dylan with great respect. Bob Dylan has maybe not been the biggest …

Jan 23: Station to Station by David Bowie was released in 1976

Jan 23: Station to Station by David Bowie was released in 1976 “The return of the Thin White Duke Throwing darts in lovers’ eyes Here are we, one magical moment, such is the stuff“ Station to Station is a collection of soul, rock, funk, and disco, twisted by an influence of experimental German artists. This is David Bowie’s “plastic soul” …

Jan 23: The late Django Reinhardt was born in 1910

Jazz attracted me because in it I found a formal perfection and instrumental precision that I admire in classical music, but which popular music doesn’t have. ~Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt was the first hugely influential jazz figure to emerge from Europe — and he remains the most influential European to this day… ~Richard S. Ginell (allmusic.com) A tribute video from youtube …

My 5 Favourite songs about Bob Dylan

    Songs about Bob Dylan 1. Cat Power – Song to Bobby My favourite line: “Oh God, can you tell me who are you singing to” as I have so many times read Dylan’s lyrics and wondered the exact same thing. I love this song, she’s such a “fangirl”, and the way she mimics his singing style is so …

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