Tag Archive: Randy Newman

IT’S RAINING SONGS – Twenty With Rain In The Title

SUNNY SKIES NOWHERE TO BE SEEN………………………….. RAIN – The Beatles; LOUISIANA RAIN – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; A HARD RAIN’S GONNA FALL – Bob Dylan; SIMILAR TO RAIN – Warren Zevon; WHO’LL STOP THE RAIN/HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE…
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SANTA BANTER – Twelve Christmas Songs unlikely to be heard as department store background music.

On the first day of Christmas my true love said to me: Forget those other Festive foibles and listen to twelve Christmas songs that really matter: CHRISTMAS – The Who: Poor Tommy doesn’t know what day it is, but Townshend,…
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No Elvis, Beatles or the Rolling Stones…………..

Never has there been a more diverse year for popular music – The Clash re-align rock with the angst and frustrations of youth producing the greatest debut album of all time, Elvis Costello running them a close second as he brings depth and…
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SECOND ALBUM SENSATIONS – Twenty Albums That Prove The Follow Up Isn’t Always A Flop

FIRST ALBUM ? WE WERE ONLY JUST WARMING UP – JUST LISTEN TO OUR SECOND: FOR EVERYMAN – Jackson Browne; GASOLINE ALLEY – Rod Stewart; BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD AGAIN – Buffalo Springfield; LED ZEPPELIN II – Led Zeppelin; THE BAND – The…
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YOU NAME BOPPER – 20 Songs In Which The Artist Name Checks Another

Note: With mention of Solomon Burke, James Brown, Gene Chandler, Doctor John, Vince Taylor, Chet Baker, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, Muddy Waters and all his literacy references SAMTIMONIOUS.com acknowledges Van Morrison may have already cornered this market. ‘Maybe The Beach Boys…
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