Favourite Song?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TranterUK, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. vytoland

    vytoland New Member

    Oct 14, 2008
    "will you still love me tomorrow" 1961......written by carol king & gerry goffin......recorded by the shirelles

    the lyrics say it all
  2. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    If I had to pick just one... I guess I have to go with Tom Petty's "Learning to Fly." If I could have any more, Pearl Jam's "Yellow Ledbetter" would be up there, and "Disarm" by the Smashing Pumpkins (I'm a sucker for violin, especially in a rock song...).
  3. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Northeast Georgia
    Hank Williams Sr - I can't Help It (if I'm Still in Love with You). Don't know why but it is just my favorite.
  4. swanshot

    swanshot New Member

    Jun 4, 2003
    Perth western australia
    John Couger Mellencamp's, Taxi dancer.
    Trisha Yearwoods, Georgia Rain.
  5. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

    Jul 11, 2007
    Jackson County West Virginia
    Another song that I forgot to mention that I really liked a lot - "Last Days of May" by Blue Oyster Cult from their first album.
  6. Lori Mick

    Lori Mick New Member

    Nov 7, 2008
    Stuck in Upstate NY for a while
    Being a total music nut, I'm just going to say....All of the above! :D From the Beatles to Metallica.....
    and my theme song....(and ringer on my phone) "Here I Go Again" (Whitesnake) gotta love that song!

  7. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    You beat me to it!
    I like SOME of every type of music, and there are GREAT ones here.

    My all time favorite has to be Mike + The Mechanics doing Silent Running, and that is mainly for the lyrics, which are absolutely haunting to me.

    Nobody here can possibly not like these:

    Take the children and yourself
    And hide out in the cellar
    By now the fighting will be close at hand
    Don't believe the church and state
    And everything they tell you
    Believe in me, I'm with the high command

    Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
    Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
    Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
    Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?

    There's a gun and ammunition
    Just inside the doorway
    Use it only in emergency
    Better you should pray to God
    The Father and the Spirit
    Will guide you and protect from up here

    Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
    Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
    Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
    Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?

    Swear allegiance to the flag
    Whatever flag they offer
    Never hint at what you really feel
    Teach the children quietly
    For some day sons and daughters
    Will rise up and fight while we stood still

    Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
    Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
    Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
    Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
  8. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Without a doubt, "Nessun Dorma" as performed HERE by the greatest tenor of our generation, if not the 20th century. (Well, maybe second to Marlin).

    It's only 3 minutes but everyone should listen to it at least once in their lives.
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2009
  9. carver

    carver Moderator

    Jul 28, 2008
    DAV, Deep in the Pineywoods of East Texas, just we
    Back in the 60's I used to eat lunch everyday at a burger stand near where I worked, and play two songs on the Juke Box,

    Simon and Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" and

    The Mama's and the Poppa's "California Dreaming"

    To this day when I hear either of those songs, I can still taste those hamburgers!!!

    I also liked just about anything form CCR.
  10. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Issaquah WA
    Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Blinded By the Light

    If I had to nail it down to a single song ever... but then it's that unquestionably.
  11. pinecone70

    pinecone70 Active Member

    Jul 30, 2008
    Minnesota Gal!
    It is difficult to narrow down a lifetime of favorite music of all styles. Favorites change over the years!

    One of mine is Electric Light Orchestra: Hold On Tight. It's a mood-lifter for me.
  12. TranterUK

    TranterUK Guest

    This question has really tested some folk.

    I have no musical ability or taste, when I got married I didn't even own an record player! Told my music mad brother in law I bought a record once, didn't like it so never bought another.

    In truth I love having music around when I work, especially the drawing and painting. It helps and really can change your mood. :)
  13. lead

    lead Active Member

    May 16, 2004
    I'm like TeeJay9, i remember when a new Beatles album came out I would find a new Beatles song that would be my favorite.
    I got an MP3 player for Christmas and found some stuff from the Beatles masters, earlier versions of some hit Beatles songs. I like hearing the comments the guys were making while recording.
    I like most anything by Genesis, Sting, and lots of others.
    Great music is like great food. I don't have one favorite, I like the variety of tastes and flavors.
  14. I daresay you don't choose the music your son and daughter usually listen to, Tranter! It would probably drive you to drink. :D;) I have reached the conclusion than when it comes to music there is no bridge between the generations. The stuff my kids listened to when they were younger, and still listen to today, drives me nuts! Of course, the stuff I like drives them nuts too! :rolleyes:
  15. hkruss

    hkruss Active Member

    Mar 13, 2008
    Mobile, Al.
    Gimme Shelter-Rolling Stones, How long-Ace (Paul Carrack, one of the greatest vocalists ever!), Whipping Post-Allman Bros, Frozen Love-Buckingham/Nicks, Crossroads-Cream (second guitar solo one of the greatest ever!), and Trademark-Eric Johnson (the 'guitarists' guitarist!!).
  16. jpmccr

    jpmccr Member

    Feb 5, 2007
    NJ (really don't know why?)
    Holy cow!! I am a music nut as well. It all depends on the mood. I can swing from Country to Classical in a heart beat. Had to go play in a soft ball game and when I got there Andrea Bocelli was screaming out of my speakers. I love the Eagles, Simon and Garfunkle, Kansas, Lynrd Skynrd, Genesis, Shania Twain, etc. The only stuff I don't like is heavy metal and rap.
  17. Shellback

    Shellback New Member

    Jul 10, 2008
    Broken Arrow Ok
    I heard it thru the grapevine, Creedence Clear Water's version is one, lotsa Mega Death, Metallica, Rage Against the Machine, Supultura, and old bluegrass, and that good "ole" old timey music. We're an American Band by Grand funk, Tak'in Care of Business by Bachman Turner Overdrive, Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash, all the Travel'in Willbury's, good stuff.
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2009
  18. guntech59

    guntech59 New Member

    Dec 1, 2008
    Adirondack foothills
  19. firebird

    firebird New Member

    Oct 13, 2005
    In the recesses of my little mind...
    "Shook Me All Night Long" - AC/DC


    "Uninvited" - Alanis Morrissette

    "You Outta Know" - Alanis Morrissette

    "Man in the Box" - Alice in Chains

    "Rooster" - Alice in Chains

    "Poison" - Alice Cooper

    "She Talks to Angels" - Black Crows

    "Sorry" - Buckcherry

    "Crazy Bitch" - Buckcherry

    "The Flame" - Cheap Trick

    "It's Not Over" - Daughtry

    "Walk Over Me" - Dirtie Blonde

    "Lose Yourself" - Eminem

    "Bring Me To Life" - Evanescence

    "You're So Vain" - Faster Pussycat

    "This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race" - Fall Out Boy

    "London Bridges" - Fergie

    "Silver Springs" - Fleetwood Mac

    "Rememer The Name" - Fort Minor

    "I Want Your Sex" - George Michael

    "I Stand Alone" - Godsmack

    "Oh La La" - Goldfrapp

    "Black Balloon" - Goo Goo Dolls

    "Iris" - Goo Goo Dolls

    "Name" - Goo Goo Dolls

    "American Idiot" - Green Day

    "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams" - Green Day

    "Good Riddance" - Green Day

    "Holiday" - Green Day

    "She's A Rebel" - Green Day

    "Wake Me Up When September Ends" - Green Day

    "When I Come Around" - Green Day

    "Live And Let Die" - Guns N' Roses

    "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" - Guns N' Roses

    "Sweet Child O' Mine" - Guns N' Roses

    "Crazy On You" - Heart

    "Lips Of An Angel" - Hinder

    "The Reason" - Hoobastank

    "Let Her Cry" - Hootie and the Blowfish

    "Collide" - Hollie Day

    "Wild One" - Iggy Pop

    "Son of a Preacher Man" - Janis Joplin

    "Red House" - Jimi Hendrix

    "Purple Haze" - Jimi Hendrix

    "Hurt" - Johnny Cash

    "Both Sides Now" - Joni Mitchell


    "You'll Think Of Me" - Keith Urban

    "Only God Knows Why" - Kid Rock

    "Pictures" - Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow

    "Bitch" - Meredith Brooks

    "Enter Sandman" - Metallica

    "Fade To Black" - Metallica

    "Whiskey In The Jar" - Metallica


    "Head Like A Hole" - Nine Inch Nails

    "Only" - Nine Inch Nails

    "We Belong" - Pat Benetar

    "Her Eyes" - Pat Monahan

    "Wish You Were Here" - Pink Floyd

    "Purple Rain " - Prince

    "She Hates Me" - Puddle of Mudd

    "Silent Lucidity" - Queensr├┐che

    "Can't Always Get What You Want" - Rolling Stones

    "Start Me Up" - Rolling Stones

    "Sympathy For The Devil" - Rolling Stones

    "Desire" - Ryan Adams

    "Click Click Boom" - Saliva

    "Baby's On Fire" - Sammy Hagar

    "Remedy" - Seether

    "45" - Shinedown

    "I Dare You" - Shinedown

    "I Remember You" - Skid Row

    "Chasing Cars" - Snow Patrol

    "Fade" - Staind

    "Epiphany" - Staind

    "It's Been Awhile" - Staind

    "Please" - Staind

    "Right Here Waiting" - Staind

    "Desert Rose" - Sting

    "Simply The Best" - Tina Turner

    "You Better Be Good To Me" - Tina Turner

    "Headstrong" - Trapt


    "Low Rider" - War

    "Cherry Pie" - Warrant

    "Sometimes She Cries" - Warrant

    "Here I Go Again On My Own" - Whitesnake

    "Slow and Easy" - Whitesnake

    "Play That Funky Music" - Wild Cherry

    3 Doors Down


    What can I say?? I love music...
  20. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Issaquah WA
    I'm assuming you meant FAVORITE :D :D :D
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