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Old 03-24-2010, 09:30 PM   #1
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Favorite Songs When Your Airstream was Built

The popular thread about the IPOD shuffle, got me thinking about my Sovereign and the songs that were coming out when it first hit the road back in 1972.

List five of your favorite songs that were either released or were big hits the year that YOUR Airstream was made.

Here are mine:

1. Go All The Way - The Raspberries
2. Witchy Woman - The Eagles
3. Nights in White Satin - The Moody Blues
4. Vincent - Don McLean
5. For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her - Simon and Garfunkel

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Old 03-24-2010, 09:41 PM   #2
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In no particular order;

Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Tonight's The Night - Rod Stewart
Shake Your Booty - KC & The Sunshine Band
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Dream On - Areosmith


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Old 03-24-2010, 11:53 PM   #3
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Hound Dog ♫ Elvis Presley
Don't Be Cruel ♫ Elvis Presley
Blue Suede Shoes ♫ Carl Perkins
See You Later, Alligator ♫ Bill Haley & His Comets
Be-Bop-A-Lula ♫ Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
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Old 03-25-2010, 01:57 AM   #4
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Layla - Derek and the Dominoes
City of New Orleans - Arlo Guthrie
Don't Mess Around With Jim - Jim Croce
Hot Rod Lincoln - Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
American Pie - Don McLean
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Old 03-25-2010, 05:36 AM   #5
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YouTube - Merle Haggard - Big City

Well, it's off by a year . . . but it's simply too good, even if the Hag is word-playin' us again. Got to be One of the Top 3 "I'm a'hitchin' up the trailer and gettin' gone" songs ever written (not to mention gear-climbing under a heavy load, gauging the footwork by an N14 Cummins turbocharger whine . . . back out onto The Road).

Big City

Merle Haggard

(Any other four would be well beside the point).

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Old 03-25-2010, 01:36 PM   #6
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1970....Alan Parsons project, Pink Floyd, Maria Maldaur,ELP,Santana,Brain Eno,Talking Heads,Blue Oyster Cult and David Gates and the way I was working for the Bread Band there in Memphis Tenn during the times (James Griffin)
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Old 03-25-2010, 02:05 PM   #7
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1983...Top five:
Back on the chain gang-The Pretenders
Down Under-Men at Work
Shame on the moon-Bob Seger
I've got a rock 'n' roll heart- Eric Clapton
"A settled wisdom, plus the itch to be elsewhere"
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Old 03-25-2010, 03:59 PM   #8
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1. What'd I Say - Ray Charles
2. I Only Have Eyes For You - Flamingos
3. Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
4. There Goes My Baby - Drifters
5. Shout - Isley Brothers

No female vocalists that year. . .
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Old 03-25-2010, 05:00 PM   #9
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1973 I was only 11 years old at the time but I like these songs from that year..

The Cover of "Rolling Stone" - Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show
Delta Dawn - Helen Reddy
Diamond Girl - Seals & Crofts
Frankenstein - Edgar Winter GroupFree Ride - Edgar Winter Group
Hummingbird - Seals & Crofts
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Old 03-25-2010, 05:14 PM   #10
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One of my favorite Beatles tunes - Do You Want To Know A secret
And what about the infamous - Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
I liked their later stuff better - Do Wah Diddy Diddy - Manfred Mann
I will admit I liked this group. Hey I was only 9. Where did Our Love Go - The Supremes

Always liked this one - House Of The Rising Sun - Animals
And then there were a couple that I positively hated, you know, Deadmans Curve, The Last Kiss, Leader Of The Pack, things like that.
I cheated here, I confess. Geegle came in handy.
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Old 03-25-2010, 05:23 PM   #11
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so hard to pick just 5 . . . .

Eagles - Hotel California
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
Bob Seger - Night Moves
AC/DC - Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
Boz Scaggs - Low Down
B & A (2PeasInAPod)

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Old 03-25-2010, 05:30 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by markdoane View Post
Shout - Isley Brothers
I played in 'cover' bands in the fifties; THAT SONG got them on their feet!
"A settled wisdom, plus the itch to be elsewhere"
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Old 03-25-2010, 06:26 PM   #13
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Roxy Music - Virginia Plane
Mott the Hoople - All the Young Dudes
Davbid Bowie - Five Years
Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side
T-Rex - Telegram Sam
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