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DirtRider500R
11-20-2013, 10:32 PM
As the title says, what are your guys' top 5 favorite songs? You could even do your top 10 if you can't decide :tu

1) Beer With Jesus - Thomas Rhett
2) A Soldiers Memoir - Mitch Rossell (A fairly new song. Music video is fantastic)
3) Semper Fi - Trace Adkins
4) Better Than I Used To Be - Tim McGraw
5) Second Chance - Shinedown

Some more good ones that didn't make my list are:
'Till the Last Shots' Fired - Trace Adkins
Arlington - Trace Adkins
Space Bound - Eminem (I don't usually listen to rap, but I'll admit this is a good one)
All songs that are by Here Come the Mummies
The Jody Grind - Horace Silver (Gotta have that one Jazz tune)

MUNKY
11-20-2013, 10:59 PM
Got the Life - Korn
Civilian - wye oak
Sail - awol nation
Serpents - Sharon etten
46 and 2 - tool

Remo
11-20-2013, 11:08 PM
In no order...

Sail.. Awolnation
Walk...Foo Fighters
Yellow Ledbetter...Pearl Jam
Whiskey in the Jar...Metallica
Cowboys from Hell...Pantera

But in reality, way to many than 5,10,50,100 to list!

markem
11-20-2013, 11:17 PM
Which decade?

Okay, here is a list. It's what's currently on my earworm list, for the most part.

25 or 6 to 4 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUAYeN3Rp2E), Chicago

Dust in the Wind (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQem15Ow6hw), Kansas

Bridge Over Troubled Water (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_a46WJ1viA), Simon and Garfunkel

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1bFr2SWP1I), Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole

Seven Bridges Road (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hufU6MIS2vw), Eagles

and as a bonus

Hurt (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aF9AJm0RFc), Johnny Cash

Tomorrow the list will probably be different.

mahtofire14
11-20-2013, 11:29 PM
1. House of the Rising Sun, Animals
2. Bridge Over Troubled Water, S&G
3. Holy Diver, Dio
4. Nanook Rubs It, Zappa
5. Tom Sawyer, Rush

icehog3
11-21-2013, 12:33 AM
Maybe Top 500.....50 if I really spent some time. But Top 5? Don't think I can do it. Love music way too much.

pektel
11-21-2013, 02:44 AM
Off the top of my head, five songs that rate "up there" for me:

All along the watchtower - Jimi's version

Colors/Dance - George Winston

Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

Acadian Driftwood- the Band

Stairway to Heaven (I can't NOT include this one)

Honorable mention: And Kris Kristofferson song, sung by Kristofferson.

There's too many great musicians to give a top five. Narrowing it down to songs is impossible. I already don't have any Eagles, Jimi Hendrix originals, SRV, buddy Guy, no classical music, no grateful Dead, no Joplin, no Black Sabbath, etc.

I also don't have any Beatles tunes up there. Or Johnny Cash. Or Merle, or Hank, or Willie. Or any pearl Jam. No Nirvana up there either.

kelmac07
11-21-2013, 07:20 AM
Top 5?? Got to be Top 20 for me...can't do just 5 (hell, 20 was hard to nail down). In no particular order...

Air Tap! - Eric Mongrain
Gold Dust Woman - Fleetwood Mac
Nights on Broadway - The Bee Gees
Better Be Good To Me - Tina Turner
Al Green - So Tired of Being Alone
Dessert Moon - Dennis DeYoung
Get To Know Ya - Maxwell
Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen
Between The Raindrops - Lifehouse
Forever - Vertical Horizon
Big Yellow Taxi - Counting Crows
Springsteen - Eric Church
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Your Body Is A Wonderland - John Mayer
Drink, Drank, Drunk - Hellyeah
Fight Music - D12
Find Your Way Back - Jefferson Starship
Hotel California - The Eagles
I'll Play For You - Seals & Croft
Kiss You All Over - Exile

stearns
11-21-2013, 07:32 AM
Maybe Top 500.....50 if I really spent some time. But Top 5? Don't think I can do it. Love music way too much.

:tpd:

MajorCaptSilly
11-21-2013, 08:06 AM
5. "Into The Mystic" Van Morrison
4. "Ball & Chain" Social Distortion
3. "Bridge Of Sighs" Robin Trower
2. "Every Night About This Time" Dave Alvin
1. "Love Reign O'er Me" The Who

2-5 change on a daily basis. #1 has been number one since I first listened to Quadrophenia as a teen.


MCS

Porch Dweller
11-21-2013, 08:08 AM
Narrowing it to top 5 is nigh impossible:

The "Medley" from the White Album - Beatles
"Bleak" - Opeth
"La Villa Strangiato" - Rush
"How Many More Times" - Led Zeppelin
"Bridge of Sighs" - Robin Trower
"Raining Blood" - Slayer
"Young Man Blues" - The Who
"Duchess" (live version from 3 Sides Live) - Genesis
"Pushit" - Tool
"Close to the Edge" - Yes
Second Movement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
"Slaves and Bulldozers" - Soundgarden
"Starless" - King Crimson
"Highway Star" - Deep Purple

I could go on for the rest of the day...

DirtRider500R
11-21-2013, 08:32 AM
I can definitely see how hard it is to narrow them down, I could easily add another 40+ songs to my original list. (Johnny Cash, Eagles, Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd, etc) I'm constantly listening to those original five, which is why I put those.

Somewhat related; Is anybody else some form of a musician?

mahtofire14
11-21-2013, 08:38 AM
Drummer, played in the Minneapolis rock scene for 6 years in college and after.

DirtRider500R
11-21-2013, 08:42 AM
Nice :tu Right now I'm playing the Baritone Sax in a professional Jazz Combo, and I do both Tenor and Alto for the school Jazz Band. I've been playing for about 7 years now.

Porch Dweller
11-21-2013, 10:11 AM
I'm a guitar player that's been playing for 30 years. Everything I know is from sheer stubbornness; I have utterly no musical talent at all.

14holestogie
11-21-2013, 10:22 AM
Drummer as well. Been gigging since the late 60's but learned early on it wasn't going to be a lucrative career, so kept it to a part-time gig.
Took about 25 years off from the 80's until about 4 years ago when I got wrangled into it again.

As far as my favorite 5 songs go, it's always evolving, depending on my mood.

pektel
11-21-2013, 11:14 AM
I've played piano for 30 years, guitar for 16, and bought a tenor ukulele a few months ago. I'm getting pretty darn good at it, if I do say so myself.

Started learning this one yesterday. It's gonna take quite a while to get all of the patterns down:

http://youtu.be/_2r0w30-TI4

Smoqman
11-21-2013, 02:09 PM
"Bleed" - Meshuggah
"The Pot" - Tool
"Raining Blood" - Slayer / "We are" Karnivool (tied)
"Lawyers, Guns and Money" - Warren Zevon
"Detroit Rock City" - Kiss

(but this'll all change tomorrow :)

icehog3
11-21-2013, 02:31 PM
I am not a musician. Let's ride bikes! :D

dave
11-22-2013, 08:48 AM
I avoided replying the last 10 times I opened this, because I'm having trouble even framing the question, much less the possible answers. I bet I could define "top songs" 6 different ways....

After a couple days of it banging around in my head, here's a few that are not best music technically, melodically, popularly, ....not a lot of things....but they continue to resonate with me as well as the first time I heard them....these just never have gotten old:

-Everlong - Foo Fighters
-Brandy - Looking Glass
-Disarm - Smashing Pumpkins
-Let's Stay Together - Al Green
-Heartbreaker - Rolling Stones

No surprise that the 80's are absent from any music list I make. Except maybe a little early metal and some punk, I'd be fine if the entire decade of music were lost.

bighairlogo
11-22-2013, 09:22 AM
top 5 "oldies"
1. knockin on heavens door- Bob Dylan & The Greatful Dead
2. House of the Rising Sun- The Animals
3. Tiny Dancer- Elton John
4. Take the money and run- Steve Miller Band
5. Wish you were here- Pink floyd

Top 5 currentish
1. Last kiss- Pearl Jam or Wayne Cochran release
2. The Greatest Story Ever Told- Ice Nine Kills
3.Soul Wars-AWOLNATION
4.Far away- Jose Gonzalez
5. The new Black- Every Time I Die

RWhisenand
11-22-2013, 09:39 AM
Tough call since my moods change so much, so in my head right now...

Fuel Metallica
Wait and Bleed Slipknot
Schism Tool
Since so many referenced this song already in this thread Sail by AWN is now one
**** Star Dancing My Darkest Day
Down From the Sky Vast

That's it for this morning, check back this afternoon, might be different!

x man
11-22-2013, 10:01 AM
Sugar Magnolia, GD
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes, CSN
My Favorite Things, Coltrane
Jessica, Allman Brothers
Mozart Violin Concerto, Itzak Pearlman
-(P

Smoqman
11-22-2013, 10:30 AM
Sugar Magnolia, GD
Sweet Judy Blue Eyes, CSN
My Favorite Things, Coltrane
Jessica, Allman Brothers
Mozart Violin Concerto, Itzak Pearlman
-(P


That Coltrane song is one of my favs as well. (so hard to name just 5)

dave
11-22-2013, 11:08 AM
Since so many referenced this song already in this thread Sail by AWN is now one


Always liked that song, but after watching Jeb Corliss Grinding video (10+ times...lol), it has risen dramatically on my lists.

DirtRider500R
11-23-2013, 03:25 PM
That Coltrane song is one of my favs as well. (so hard to name just 5)

Agreed. If only I could get my hands on a vintage Selmer Super Action 80... Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue" album is one of the best IMO. I'm also a huge fan of Charles Mingus.

DirtRider500R
11-23-2013, 08:53 PM
Selmer Super Action 80

Balanced Action**

Secret Santa
11-24-2013, 07:33 PM
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Here Comes Santa Claus
Up On the Housetop
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Baby It's Cold Outside

icehog3
11-24-2013, 08:34 PM
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Here Comes Santa Claus
Up On the Housetop
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Baby It's Cold Outside

How creative. :rolleyes:

jjirons69
11-25-2013, 08:03 PM
5) Second Chance - Shinedown


+1 That did it, I had to switch from Queen to this. Great tune, rocks my headphones. You ought to hear my 10-year old belt it out when she thinks no one is listening. Awesome! "If You Only Knew" is another great one from them. Thanks.

DirtRider500R
11-25-2013, 08:11 PM
+1 That did it, I had to switch from Queen to this. Great tune, rocks my headphones. You out to hear my 10-year old belt it out when she thinks no one is listening. Awesome! "If You Only Knew" is another great one from them. Thanks.

Breaking Inside is another fantastic one as well, as is 45.

jjirons69
11-25-2013, 08:16 PM
Acadian Driftwood- the Band



Made me smile, Peter. Lots of great memories from these days. Thanks! :tu

big_jaygee
11-25-2013, 08:36 PM
ok i havent posted in this thread for a many of different reasons....i have way more then five and i know that nobody here will have heard of them for the most part. i listen to all types of music but these really stand out right now...but i am sure that the list will change again tomorrow.

in no order
Momma Used to tell me - Latin Legacy
The Best Man - Twin Beredaz
The Other Side of My Heart - Cassette Coast
The Life Of Me - Cassette Coast
Children of the Ghetto - South Park Mexican

jjirons69
11-25-2013, 08:39 PM
Yeah, I know, I'm like Hog, I can't even start to list. I just like reading what others like and see what I have in common with them.

big_jaygee
11-25-2013, 08:48 PM
i could of gone another way with:

Hurt - NIN
Sail - AWOL Nation
Basket Case - Green Day
Animal - Neon Trees
Dirt Room - Blue October

it is always changing.....

RobR1205
11-25-2013, 10:23 PM
Had to do a top 6: :tu

Time - Pink Floyd <--My absolute favorite song
Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Scarlet Begonias - The Grateful Dead
Uncle John's Band - The Grateful Dead
Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Take It Easy - The Eagles

AdamJoshua
11-25-2013, 11:08 PM
I could maybe do a top 100 but that would be about as far as i could narrow it down and I couldn't put them in a distinct order, it would be pretty much "here's a bucket of songs".

DirtRider500R
11-26-2013, 09:17 PM
Hurt - NIN


Good song, but I prefer Cash's cover. He brought "true" emotion to the song, which IMO makes it much better than the original.