try to catch the deluge in a paper cup (primroseburrows) wrote,
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup

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Ten Great Cover Versions:

the Man who Sold the World - Nirvana
All Apologies - Sinead O'Connor
Only Women Bleed - Tori Amos
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Tori Amos
Ballad of Lucy Jordan - Barra MacNeils
America the Beautiful - Willie Nelson
Tonight - George Michael
One - Filter (a cover of the Three Dog Night song, not the U2 Song)
Dear Prudence - Alanis Morissette
Lake of Fire - Nirvana

Nine records for my 70s night (survey said 80s, but I'm more up on 70s. Am old.):
Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
Billy Joel - 52nd Street
Led Zeppelin IV
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Wings - Wings at the Speed of Sound
George Harrison - All Things Must Pass
John Lennon - Imagine
John Denver - An Evening With John Denver
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Eight cheesy records I adore beyond reason:
Monkees - Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones
Neil Diamond - Twelve Greatest Hits
Soundtrack to the Barbra Streisand version of A Star is Born
Gordon Lightfoot - Gord's Gold
Abba - Gold
Michael Jackson - Ben
Anything by Weird Al Yankovic
Mob Hits (2-disc set of cheesy Italian songs)

Seven great albums to bring calm and happiness.
Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
Enya - Watermark
Loreena McKennit - The Book of Secrets
Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection
Rufus Wainwright - Rufus Wainwright (that one got me through a bad winter last year)
Beatles - Let it Be
Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd

Six bands/artists I would not wish to live without
Elton John
Sinead O'Connor
Paul McCartney
Paul Simon
Rankin Family
Billy Joel

Five great sing-along albums:

Hasten Down the Wind - Linda Ronstadt
Unplugged - Nirvana
Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette
Graceland - Paul Simon
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John

Download this! Four singers/bands it's worth taking a chance on
Rufus Wainwright
Willie Nelson
White Stripes
Cat Stevens

My college years, summed up in three albums (my college years were the last two years, so I'll put my High School list)
Fleetwood Mac - Rumors
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Derek and the Dominos - Layla

Two Christmas/holiday records
Chipmunks Christmas Album
Frank Sinatra's Christmas Album

Added to Survey by me:

Number one Favorite Album from the 80s:

Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra

Now off to shower, eat, and hopefully drop into the Armchair chat.
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