Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The Beatles - The White Album

The White Album

This double album by The Beatles is from 1968. It is very different than their other albums. It has many different genres of music. The folk song "Blackbird", the rock song "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", the experimental song "Revolution 9"... . Some of my favorites are "Birthday", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Back in the U.S.S.R.", "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da", and "Wild Honey Pie". Many more songs are on this album that is one of their best. I also like their A Hard Day's Night, Help!, Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, Abbey Road, Anthology 1, and 1 albums.

Monday, December 29, 2008

The Beatles - Revolver

Revolver

The Beatles 1966 album Revolver, has one of my favorite songs by them; "Eleanor Rigby". Other songs here are "Taxman", "I'm Only Sleeping", "Love You To", "Here, There and Everywhere", "Yellow Submarine", "She Said She Said", "Good Day Sunshine", "And Your Bird Can Sing", "For No One", "Doctor Robert", "I Want to Tell You", "Got to Get You Into My Life", and "Tomorrow Never Knows". I also like their A Hard Day's Night, Help!, Rubber Soul, Sgt. Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, The White Album, Abbey Road, Anthology 1, and 1 albums.

Saturday, December 27, 2008

The Beatles - Rubber Soul

Rubber Soul

Rubber Soul is from 1965 and is folk rock and rock music. It is one of The Beatles best albums, with very strong songs. My favorites are "Nowhere Man", "Drive My Car", "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)", "Think for Yourself", "The Word", "Girl", and "Michelle". Other songs here are "You Won't See Me", "What Goes On", "Im Looking Through You", "In My Life", "Wait", "If I Needed Someone", and "Run for Your Life". I also like their A Hard Day's Night, Help!, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, The White Album, Abbey Road, Anthology 1, and 1 albums.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The Beatles - Abbey Road

Abbey Road

Abbey Road is one of the best albums ever. From 1969, it has some of the best songs by The Beatles. The album is blues rock and rock. Some of the songs near the end are only a minute or so in length, but these are some of the best on the album. Songs here are "Come Together", "Something", "Maxwell's Silver Hammer", "Oh! Darling", "Octopus's Garden", "I Want You (She's So Heavy)", "Here Comes the Sun", "Because", "You Never Give Me Your Money", "Sun King", "Mean Mr. Mustard", "Polythene Pam", "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window", "Golden Slumbers", "Carry That Weight", "The End", and "Her Majesty". I also like their A Hard Day's Night, Help!, Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, The White Album, Anthology 1, and 1 albums.

Monday, December 22, 2008

The Supremes songs

I listed some 60s songs I like by The Supremes. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Baby Love
Love Child - by Diana Ross & the Supremes
Stop! In the Name of Love
You Keep Me Hangin' On
Where Did Our Love Go

Friday, December 19, 2008

The Beatles - Anthology 1

Anthology 1

The Beatles Anthology 1 collection covers the years 1958 to 1964, including when they were The Quarrymen. It includes rare songs, outtakes, live versions of songs from shows, and some small interviews in between some songs. Some of my favorites are "Free As a Bird", "That'll Be the Day", "Besame Mucho", "Love Me Do", "Please Please Me", "One After 909", "I Saw Her Standing There", "From Me to You", "Money (That's What I Want)", "She Loves You", "Twist and Shout", "I Want to Hold Your Hand", "Can't Buy Me Love", "All My Loving", "And I Love Her", "A Hard Day's Night", "Long Tall Sally", "I Wanna Be Your Man", "I'll Be Back", "No Reply", "Mr. Moonlight", "Leave My Kitten Alone", and "Eight Days a Week". I also like their A Hard Day's Night, Help!, Rubber Soul, Revolver, Sgt. Pepper, Magical Mystery Tour, The White Album, Abbey Road, and 1 albums.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Best of Dee Dee Sharp 1962-1966

Dee Dee Sharp 1962-1966

Dee Dee Sharp is an R&B singer from the 1960s. This collection has many of her songs from the era. Some of my favorites are "Mashed Potato Time". "Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)", "Baby Cakes", "You Are My Sunshine", "Ride!", "Do the Bird", "Slow Twistin'", "You Ain't Nothin' but a Nothin'", "Rock Me in the Cradle of Love", and "Never Pick a Pretty Boy".

Monday, December 15, 2008

The Best of Chubby Checker 1959-1963

The Best of Chubby Checker 1959-1963

Chubby Checker had many rock and roll hit songs in the 1960s. My favorite song is "The Twist". Some other songs I like on this collection are "Dancin' Party", "The Class", "Twistin' U.S.A.", "The Hucklebuck", "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On", "Let's Twist Again", "Twist It Up", and "Twistin' Round the World".

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Jan & Dean - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

Jan and Dean have many popular 60s surf rock songs. "The Little Old Lady from Pasadena" and "Surf City" are my favorites. Other songs here are "Linda", "Honolulu Lulu", "Drag City", "Dead Man's Curve", "The New Girl in School", "Ride the Wild Surf", "Sidewalk Surfin'", and "You Really Know How to Hurt a Guy".

Friday, December 12, 2008

Mary Wells - The Ultimate Collection

The Ultimate Collection

Mary Wells was a pop and R&B singer in the early to mid 1960s. She is a very good singer. "My Guy" and "Strange Love" are my favorite songs. Other songs on this collection are "Bye Bye Baby", "I Don't Want to Take a Chance", "The One Who Really Loves You", "You Beat Me to the Punch", "Old Love (Let's Try It Again)", "Two Lovers", "Operator", "Laughing Boy", "Two Wrongs Don't Make a Right", "Goodbye and Good Luck", "Your Old Standby", "What Love Has Joined Together", "You Lost the Sweetest Boy", "What's Easy for Two Is So Hard for One", "Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do to Me)", "Once upon a Time", "What's the Matter with You Baby", "Whisper You Love Me Boy", "I'll Be Available", "When I'm Gone", "Use Your Head", "Never, Never Leave Me", and "Dear Lover".

Sunday, December 7, 2008

The Long Road Home: The Ultimate John Fogerty/Creedence Collection

The Long Road Home: The Ultimate John Fogerty/Creedence Collection

This is a collection of late 60s and early 70s songs by John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival. Some of my favorite songs are "Centerfield", "Bad Moon Rising", "Proud Mary", "Born on the Bayou", "Fortunate Son", "Down on the Corner", "Have You Ever Seen the Rain", "Sweet Hitch-Hiker", "Lodi", and "Green River".

Saturday, December 6, 2008

60s rock songs

I listed some 60s rock songs I like. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Come On (Let The Good Times Roll) - by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - by The Rolling Stones
Fire - by Jimi Hendrix/The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Paint It, Black - by The Rolling Stones
Space Oddity - by David Bowie

Sunday, November 30, 2008

The Very Best of Peter, Paul and Mary

The Very Best of Peter, Paul and Mary

Peter, Paul and Mary are a 60s folk trio. This collection has 25 of their songs. My favorites are "500 Miles", "Lemon Tree", "If I Had a Hammer", "Puff, the Magic Dragon", "This Land Is Your Land", "Stewball", and "Leaving on a Jet Plane". Other songs here are "Early in the Morning", "Where Have All the Flowers Gone", "Cruel War", "Blowin' in the Wind", "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright", "For Lovin' Me", "For Baby (For Bobbie)", "The Times They Are A'Changin'" (Live), "Early Mornin' Rain", "I Dig Rock and Roll Music", "Too Much of Nothing", "The Great Mandella (The Wheel of Life)", "Day Is Done", "El Salvador", "Wedding Song (There Is Love)", "Follow Me", "Weave Me the Sunshine", and "Don't Laugh at Me".

The Buckinghams - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy: A Collection

Mercy, Mercy, Mercy: A Collection

The Buckinghams are a 60s band. Many of their songs on this collection. My favorites are "Kind of a Drag" and "Lawdy Miss Clawdy". Other songs here are "I've Been Wrong Before", "I'll Go Crazy", "I Call Your Name", "Makin' Up and Breakin' Up", "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy", "Hey Baby (They're Playing Our Song)", "Susan", "Back in Love Again", "You Misunderstand Me", "Where Did You Come From", "This Is How Much I Love You", "It's a Beautiful Day (For Lovin')", "Difference of Opinion", "I Got a Feelin'", and "You".

Tommy Roe - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This is a big collection of Tommy Roe's songs from the 60s and 70s. The 60s song "Sheila" was very popular. Other songs here are "The Folk Singer", "Everybody", "Come On", "Party Girl", " Everytime a Bluebird Cries", "Sweet Pea", "Hooray for Hazel", "It's Now Winter's Day", "Dottie I Like It", "Dizzy", "Heather Honey", "Jack and Jill", "Jam Up and Jelly Tight", "Stir It Up and Serve It", "Pearl", "We Can Make Music", and "Stagger Lee".

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Elvis Presley songs

I listed some 60s songs I like by Elvis Presley. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Are You Lonesome Tonight?
In the Ghetto
Memories
Suspicious Minds

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Paul McCartney - Back in the U.S. Live 2002

Back in the U.S. Live 2002

This live album is from Paul McCartney's 2002 tour. Songs on here are from the 60s when he was with The Beatles, his later songs as a solo artist, and songs with Wings. Some 60s songs are "Hello Goodbye", "All My Loving", "Getting Better", "We Can Work It Out", "Something", "Eleanor Rigby", "Here, There and Everywhere", "Back in the U.S.S.R.", "Can't Buy Me Love", "Let It Be", "Hey Jude", "The Long and Winding Road", "Lady Madonna", "I Saw Her Standing There", "Yesterday", and "Sgt. Pepper's/The End". The 70s songs "Jet", "Band on the Run", "Maybe I'm Amazed", and "Live and Let Die". The 80s song "Coming Up", and many more songs on this live album.

Friday, September 5, 2008

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt. Pepper is one of the best albums ever, and my favorite psychedelic album. Some of the songs have an orchestra playing, like "A Day in the Life" and "Good Morning Good Morning", making the album sound very different than any of The Beatles other albums. My favorite song is "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!". "A Day in the Life" is the most memorable song on the album. "Getting Better" is a fun song and is another one of my favorites. "Within You Without You", "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", "With a Little Help from My Friends", "Fixing a Hole", "She's Leaving Home", "When I'm Sixty-Four", "Lovely Rita", "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)" make up the rest of this classic album from 1967. I also like their A Hard Day's Night, Help!, Rubber Soul, Revolver, Magical Mystery Tour, The White Album, Abbey Road, Anthology 1, and 1 albums.

Friday, August 29, 2008

The Who - Tommy

Tommy

Tommy is from 1969 and has one of the most popular songs by The Who; "Pinball Wizard". Other songs I like are "Amazing Journey", "Underture", "The Acid Queen", "Eyesight to the Blind (The Hawker)", and "Cousin Kevin". I also like their 1966 A Quick One album.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

60s love songs

I listed some 60s love songs I like. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Angel of the Morning - by Merrilee Rush & the Turnabouts
I Got You Babe - by Sonny & Cher
My Boyfriend's Back - by The Angels
Sugar, Sugar - by The Archies
When a Man Loves a Woman - by Percy Sledge

The Who - A Quick One

A Quick One

A Quick One is The Who's second album. The 1995 edition has some extra songs. Some of my favorites are "Run Run Run", "Boris the Spider", "I Need You", "Whiskey Man", "Heat Wave", "Cobwebs and Strange", "See My Way", "So Sad About Us", "Disguises", "Happy Jack", and "Man with Money". I also like their 1966 Tommy album.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Blind Faith

Blind Faith

This is the only album by Blind Faith. It is a strong album of blues rock from 1969. Songs here are "Had to Cry Today", "Can't Find My Way Home", "Well All Right", "Presence of the Lord", "Sea of Joy", and " Do What You Like".

Monday, July 28, 2008

The Beach Boys songs

I listed some 60s songs I like by The Beach Boys. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Barbara Ann
California Girls
Fun, Fun, Fun
Good Vibrations
Help Me, Rhonda
I Get Around
Surfer Girl
Surfin' U.S.A.
Wouldn't It Be Nice

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Dion & the Belmonts - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

Dion & the Belmonts had many popular 50s and 60s songs. This collection has many of them from both eras. My favorite 50s songs are "A Teenager in Love", "I Wonder Why". Songs from the 60s I like are "The Wanderer", "Little Diane", "In the Still of the Night", "When You Wish Upon a Star", and "Sandy".

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Jimi Hendrix songs

I listed some 60s songs I like by Jimi Hendrix/The Jimi Hendrix Experience. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Come On (Let the Good Times Roll) - by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Fire - by Jimi Hendrix/The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Little Miss Strange - by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Manic Depression - by Jimi Hendrix/The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Purple Haze - by Jimi Hendrix/The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Monday, July 14, 2008

Jerry Lee Lewis - 25 All-Time Greatest Sun Recordings

25 All-Time Greatest Sun Recordings

Jerry Lee Lewis has many popular 50s and 60s rock and roll songs. Many 50s songs are on this collection. "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On", "Great Balls of Fire", "Crazy Arms", "Breathless", "High School Confidential", "Down the Line", "Break-Up", and "Lovin' Up a Storm". His 60s songs I like are "Save the Last Dance for Me", "Sweet Little Sixteen ", and "Good Golly Miss Molly".

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Bobby Darin - The Hit Singles Collection

The Hit Singles Collection

This is a big collection of Bobby Darin's 50s and many 60s songs. "Mack the Knife", "Queen of the Hop", and "Splish Splash", are my favorite 50s songs. Some other songs I like are "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby", "Early in the Morning", "Plain Jane", "Beyond the Sea", "Lazy River", "18 Yellow Roses", and "Lovin' You".

Monday, June 9, 2008

The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed

Let It Bleed

This is a very strong album of blues rock by The Rolling Stones from 1968. My favorite song is "Gimmie Shelter". Other songs here are "Love in Vain", "Country Honk", "Live with Me", "Let It Bleed", "Midnight Rambler", "You Got the Silver", "Monkey Man", and "You Can't Always Get What You Want". I also like Their Satanic Majesties Request, Hot Rocks 1964-1971, Forty Licks, Live Licks, and GRRR! albums.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Jefferson Airplane - Surrealistic Pillow

Surrealistic Pillow

Surrealistic Pillow is from 1967 and is psychedelic rock and folk rock. It is my favorite Jefferson Airplane album. The 2003 edition has some extra songs and mono versions. My favorites are "She Has Funny Cars", "Somebody to Love", "Today", "D.C.B.A. -25", "Embryonic Journey", "White Rabbit", "Plastic Fantastic Lover", "Go to Her", and "Come Back Baby".

60s girl group songs

I listed some 60s songs I like by girl groups. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Chapel of Love - by The Dixie Cups
Leader of the Pack - by The Shangri-Las
Will You Love Me Tomorrow - by The Shirelles
Love Child - by Diana Ross & the Supremes
My Boyfriend's Back - by The Angels

Sunday, May 18, 2008

60s rock songs

I listed some 60s rock songs I like. They are all on my must hear 60s songs list.

Born to Be Wild - by Steppenwolf
Do You Believe in Magic - by The Lovin' Spoonful
Light My Fire - by The Doors
Mother's Little Helper - by The Rolling Stones
Wild Thing - by The Troggs

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Frank Sinatra - Nothing but the Best

Nothing but the Best

Frank Sinatra is one of my favorite singers, along with Dean Martin. His songs are still very popular even today. This album is a great collection of his songs from the 50s to the 80s, with many from the 60s. Some of my favorites are "My Way", "Strangers in the Night", "Come Fly with Me", "The Best Is Yet to Come", "Luck Be a Lady", "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered", "The Girl from Ipanema", "My Kind of Town", "Theme from New York, New York", and "Fly Me to the Moon".

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Cream - Disraeli Gears

Disraeli Gears

Disraeli Gears is a great album of psychedelic rock and blues rock by Cream from 1967. My favorite song is "SWLABR". Other songs here are "Sunshine of Your Love", "World of Pain", "Dance the Night Away", "Blue Condition", "Tales of Brave Ulysses", "We're Going Wrong", "Outside Woman Blues", "Take It Back", and "Mother's Lament".

The Chiffons - One Fine Day

One Fine Day

The Chiffons are a 60s girl group from New York. This collection has many of their songs. My favorite is "He's So Fine". Others songs I like are "One Fine Day", "A Love So Fine", "When the Boy's Happy (The Girl's Happy Too)", "I Have a Boyfriend", "Nobody Knows What's Goin' On (In My Mind But Me)", "Stop, Look and Listen", "My Boyfriend's Back", and "Lucky Me".

The Exciters - Tell Him

Tell Him

The Exciters were a 60s pop group with great vocals. This collection has many songs by them. My favorite is "He's Got the Power". Some other songs I like are "Tell Him", "I Dreamed", "Say It With Love", "Handful of Memories", "Get Him", "It's So Exciting", "Do-Wah-Diddy", "Having My Fun", and "All Grown Up".

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The Marvelettes - The Ultimate Collection

The Ultimate Collection

The Marvelettes were a popular 60s girl group with R&B songs. This collection has many of their songs. Some of my favorites are "Please Mr. Postman", "Playboy", "Beechwood 4-5789", "Too Strong to Be Strung Along", "Twistin' Postman", "Locking Up My Heart", "My Daddy Knows Best", "As Long As I Know He's Mine", "Too Many Fish in the Sea", "Don't Mess with Bill", and "When You're Young and in Love".

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin Gaye

Every Great Motown Hit of Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye had many popular songs in the 60s in R&B. Some of my favorites on this collection are "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)", "Ain't That Peculiar", "If I Could Build My Whole World Around You" (with Tammi Terrell), 'What's Going On", "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing", "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)", and "Got to Give It Up, Part 1".

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Golden Legends: The Shangri-Las

Golden Legends: The Shangri-Las

The Shangri-Las were a 60s pop girl group from New York. This collection has many of their songs. My favorite is "Leader of the Pack". Some other songs I like are "Remember (Walking in the Sand)", "Long Live Our Love", "I Can Never Go Home Anymore", "The Boy", and "Right Now and Not Later".

The Very Best of Ben E. King

The Very Best of Ben E. King

Ben E. King is a popular R&B 50s and 60s singer. This collection has his solo songs and songs he did with The Drifters. Some of my favorites are "Stand by Me", "Amor", "Spanish Harlem", "I (Who Have Nothing)", "How Can I Forget", and "Young Boy Blues". Some songs he did with The Drifters are "This Magic Moment", "There Goes My Baby", "Save the Last Dance for Me", and "I Count the Tears".

The Temptations - The Ultimate Collection

The Ultimate Collection

The Temptations had many R&B hits in the 60s and 70s. This collection has many of their songs. Some of my favorites are "You're My Everything", "(I Know) I'm Losing You", "Get Ready", "The Way You Do the Things You Do", "Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)", and the funk song "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone".

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

The Best of the Girl Groups Vol. 1

The Best of the Girl Groups Vol. 1

This is a very good collection of songs from many 60s girl groups. Some of my favorite songs are "Leader of the Pack" and "Remember (Walkin' in the Sand)" by The Shangri-Las, "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" by The Shirelles, "Chapel of Love" by The Dixie Cups, "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" by Betty Everett, "Sally Go 'Round The Roses" by The Jaynetts, "He's So Fine" by The Chiffons, and "He's Got the Power" by The Exciters.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

The Shirelles - 25 All-Time Greatest Hits

25 All-Time Greatest Hits

The Shirelles were a 60s girl group with many popular R&B and soul hits. My favorite songs on this collection are "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" and "Big John (Ain't You Gonna Marry Me)". Some other songs I like are are "Soldier Boy", "Dedicated to the One I Love", "Mama Said", "Welcome Home, Baby", and "Stop the Music".

The Very Best of The Drifters

The Very Best of The Drifters

The Drifters had many popular R&B songs in the 50s and 60s. This is a good collection of their hits from those eras. My favorite song is "Under the Boardwalk". Other songs I like are "There Goes My Baby", "(If You Cry) True Love, True Love", "Dance with Me", "This Magic Moment", "Save the Last Dance for Me", and "I Count the Tears".

Sunday, February 17, 2008

The Very Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

The Very Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons with Frankie Valli on lead vocals had many popular pop songs in the 60s. Some of my favorites are "Sherry", "Big Girls Don't Cry", "Walk Like a Man", and "Working My Way Back to You", "Let's Hang On!", "Candy Girl", "Ronnie", "Dawn (Go Away)", and "Rag Doll".

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Box of Pearls: The Janis Joplin Collection

Box of Pearls: The Janis Joplin Collection

This is a big collection of Janis Joplin's many songs on several albums. My favorites are "Piece of My Heart" and "Me and Bobby McGee". Some other songs I like are "Ball and Chain", Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)", "One Good Man", "As Good As You've Been to This World ", "Tell Mama", "Bye, Bye Baby", "Blindman", "The Last Time", "Turtle Blues", "Down On Me", "Get It While You Can", "Magic of Love", and "Catch Me Daddy". Many more songs are here, along with live versions of songs and outtakes.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Steppenwolf: All Time Greatest Hits

All Time Greatest Hits

This collection has many good 60s and 70s songs by rock band Steppenwolf. My favorite song is "Born to Be Wild". Some other songs I like are "Magic Carpet Ride", "Sookie Sookie", "Rock Me", "Hey Lawdy Mama", "Ride with Me", and "Who Needs Ya".