Monday, August 09, 2021

My FOURTH 100 Songs

I posted My 100 Songs 11/2016,

SECOND 100 Songs 4/2019,

THIRD 100 Songs 6/2020, and

FOURTH 100 Songs today.

I should have My FIFTH 100 Songs and LAST, sometime in the near future.

Over the years I chipped away at this project, slowly adding, moving around, or even deleting songs from the playlists.

This past week, I spent some extra time and updated all four playlists and created a custom top menu for your convenience. Hopefully no videos will have been blocked or deleted by YouTube as I'm moving to using the original artist's song video from their YouTube Channel.

In getting to this FOURTH 100 playlist, I've created a bit of a shuffle exercise for myself. A pecking order pattern has emerged where ultimately, the five 100 playlists will sequentially move from all-time favorites to favorites. Within each 100 songs, I will not rank them other than the first 10 songs or so of the first playlist are ranked as special special to me. 

Now, what do I do when I have curated 500 favorite songs and then want to add another great song? Well, I have thought that through and decided that a song from the FIFTH playlist will just get deleted and replaced with a song I like a bit more! 

And now, an imaginary scene rolling around in my brain. I'll be playing Meathead.


Archie seated in his sofa chair, Edith in her chair, Meathead standing by the dinner table.

Edith can you believe dis guy... look hows he spends his time deez daze.

Now Archie be nice.

Arch I do other things... I write a music blog every week.

Whoop di do... didnit ju used to have a real job?

My Fourth 100 Songs
  1. Hello Goodbye, The Beatles
  2. Nobody But You, Loggins and Messina
  3. Music is Love, David Crosby
  4. I Don't Mind, Sturgill Simpson
  5. A Light In The Dark, Darlingside
  6. I've Seen All Good People, Yes
  7. Machine, No. 2, Leo Kottke
  8. We Can Work It Out, The Beatles
  9. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, The Band
  10. I'll Get By, Crazy Horse
  11. Song For The Asking, Simon and Garfunkel
  12. Take Five, Dave Brubeck
  13. Wanderlust, Paul McCartney
  14. If You Saw Thro' My Eyes, Iain Matthews
  15. I'm Just Another Soldier, The Staple Singers
  16. On The Way Home, Neil Young
  17. Sloop John B, The Beach Boys
  18. Pre-Roads Downs, Crosby, Stills & Nash
  19. One Of These Things First, Nick Drake
  20. Broken Arrow, Neil Young
  21. Heart Of A Girl, The Killers
  22. Come Together, The Beatles
  23. Last Train to Clarksville, The Monkees
  24. Up On The Roof, Laura Nyro
  25. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, Bob Dylan
  26. Ain't No Mountain High Enough, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  27. Love Her Madly, The Doors
  28. Long Ago And Far Away, James Taylor
  29. Dear Prudence, The Beatles
  30. The Thrill Is Gone, B.B. King
  31. Shut Up And Sing, Brent Cobb
  32. Bad Fog Of Loneliness, Neil Young
  33. Sunday Morning Coming Down, Kris Kristofferson
  34. Fall Apart Again, Brandi Carlille
  35. Traction In The Rain, David Crosby
  36. Cassiopeia, Sara Bareilles
  37. Walk On By, Dionne Warkwick
  38. The Last Time, The Rolling Stones
  39. Dear Boy, Paul McCartney
  40. Best Of The Best, Josh Ritter
  41. Be Yourself, Graham Nash
  42. My Favorite Mistake, Sheryl Crow
  43. Ain't No Sunshine, Bill Withers
  44. Any Time At All, The Beatles
  45. Late For The Sky, Jackson Browne
  46. Chain Of Fools, Aretha Franklin
  47. Roy Rogers, Elton John
  48. Heroes, Davie Bowie
  49. Behind Blue Eyes, The Who
  50. Two Angles, The Jayhawks
  51. Time Is A Runaway, The Alternate Routes
  52. Famous Blue Raincoat, Jennifer Warnes
  53. Ticket To Ride, The Beatles
  54. Keep On Tryin', Poco
  55. Here Comes My Girl, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
  56. Good Golly Miss Molly, Little Richard,
  57. Angel From Montgomery, Bonnie Raitt
  58. White Room, Cream
  59. What I Love About Rain, Art Garfunkel
  60. Taxman, The Beatles
  61. You Keep Me Hangin' On, The Supremes
  62. Who'll Stop The Rain, Creedence Clearwater Revival
  63. Rockin' In The Free World, Neil Young
  64. Summertime Blues, Eddie Cochran
  65. Somebody To Love, Jefferson Airplane
  66. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right, Bob Dylan
  67. Honky Tonk Women, The Rolling Stones
  68. Creeque Alley, The Mamas & The Papas
  69. Alone Again (Naturally), Gilbert O'Sullivan
  70. Sweet Jane, The Velvet Underground
  71. Everybody Wants To Rule The World, Tears For Fears
  72. Positively 4th Street, Bob Dylan
  73. Running On Empty, Jackson Browne
  74. Woman Of Heart And Mind, Joni Mitchell
  75. Purple Haze, Jimi Hendrix
  76. God Only Knows, The Beach Boys
  77. I'm Looking Through You, The Beatles
  78. Nick Of Time, Bonnie Raitt
  79. Long Monday, John Prine
  80. Mr. Spaceman, The Byrds
  81. The Weight, The Band with the Staple Singers
  82. Falling Star, Karla Bonoff
  83. Wear Your Love Like Heaven, Donovan
  84. Rock Me, Steppenwolf
  85. If She Knew What She Wants, The Bangles
  86. I'll Be Gone, Sarah Jarosz
  87. You Really Got Me, The Kinks
  88. Fishes And Scorpions, Stephen Stills
  89. I Just Wasn't Made For These Times, The Beach Boys
  90. Don't Let Me Down, The Beatles
  91. Bitter Creek, Eagles
  92. The Shadow Of Your Smile, Tony Bennett
  93. Hot Fun In The Summertime, Sly & The Family Stone
  94. One, Harry Nilsson
  95. Woodstock, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  96. Friends, Elton John
  97. [One Man Dog Medley] Hymn, James Taylor
  98. [One Man Dog Medley] Fanfare, James Taylor
  99. Smile, Nat King Cole
  100. Rain, The Beatles
My FOURTH 100 Songs Playlist

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