Favorite songs 1967 - 2015

Discussion in 'The Sound Hound Lounge' started by cg, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. cg

    cg Silver Supporting Member

    Jan 4, 2002
    St Paul, MN
    I decided to create a playlist of my favorite songs from each year. My self-imposed rule is that I could only pick an artist once. There were a couple of years where the material just wasn't great.


    1967 Little Wing Jimi Hendrix Axis: Bold As Love
    1968 The Weight The Band Music From Big Pink
    1969 Gimme Shelter The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
    1970 That's the Way Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
    1971 Imagine John Lennon And The Plastic Ono Band (With The Flux Fiddlers) Imagine
    1972 Ain't Wastin' Time No More The Allman Brothers Band Eat a Peach
    1973 I Hope That I Don't Fall in Love With You Tom Waits Closing Time
    1974 Rebel Rebel David Bowie Best Of Bowie
    1975 Simple Twist Of Fate Bob Dylan Blood On The Tracks
    1976 Dirty Deeds - AC/DC
    1977 Alison Elvis Costello My Aim Is True
    1978 Comes A Time Neil Young Comes a Time
    1979 Redemption Song Bob Marley Legend
    1980 London Calling The Clash "Story of the Clash, Vol. 1 Disc 2"
    1981 The River Bruce Springsteen The River
    1982 Rumble in Brixton – Stray Cats
    1983 Texas Flood Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble Texas Flood
    1984 I Will Dare The Replacements Let It Be
    1985 Makes No Sense at All Husker Du Flip Your Wig
    1986 Begin the Begin R.E.M. Lifes Rich Pageant
    1987 Wild Flower The Cult Electric (Remastered)
    1988 Gigantic The Pixies Surfer Rosa
    1989 About a Girl Nirvana Bleach
    1990 Bittersweet Big Head Todd & the Monsters Midnight Radio
    1991 Release Pearl Jam 10
    1992 Would? Alice in Chains Dirt
    1993 Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Greatest Hits
    1994 Wiser Time The Black Crowes Amorica
    1995 Blue The Jayhawks Tomorrow the Green Grass
    1996 The New Pollution Beck Odelay
    1997 Monkey Wrench Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
    1998 Preachin' Blues Derek Trucks Band Out of the Madness
    1999 Starálfur Sigur Rós Ágætis byrjun
    2000 Walk On U2 All That You Can't Leave Behind
    2001 Jacksonville Skyline Whiskeytown Pneumonia
    2002 "Jesus, Etc." Wilco Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
    2003 The Blower's Daughter Damien Rice O
    2004 Within A Mile Of Home Flogging Molly Within A Mile Of Home
    2005 Unplayed Piano - Lisa Hannigan
    2006 The Crane Wife The Decemberist
    2007 Icky Thump White Stripes
    2008 Skinny Love Bon Iver
    2009 Laundry Room The Avett Brothers I and Love and You
    2010 Howlin’ for You The Black Keys Brothers
    2011 Helplessness Blues Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues
    2012 Emmylou - First Aid Kit
    2013 Somebody to Love – Valeria June
    2014 I Don’t Know You Anymore – Bob Mould
    2015 Bored in the USA – Father John Misty
  2. katuna

    katuna Silver Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2002
    "I will Dare" is such a perfect tune, isn't it?
  3. aaronblues

    aaronblues Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2006
    SE MI
    "release", Bon Iver, "Jesus,etc", Damien Rice, Sigur Ros….Great great list.

  4. custom53

    custom53 Member

    Dec 18, 2006
    Way too many to list from '67 to mid '90s...
  5. 8raw

    8raw Member

    Jan 10, 2013
    upstate ny
    Man good work I'd run out of gas somewhere around the early 90's.

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