Tag Archive: Warren Zevon

STOP HEY – WHAT’S THIS CALLED? Twenty Songs Where The Title Is Not In The Lyric

THESE SONGS HAVE A TITLE – IT’S JUST NOT CONTAINED IN THE LYRICS.  BABA O’RILEY – The Who; FUNK 49 – The James Gang; JUST LIKE TOM THUMB’S BLUES – Bob Dylan; TRUE BLUE – Rod Stewart; KING OF HOLLYWOOD…
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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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STORE WARS – Twenty Tracks for Cyber Monday and beyond………………

Twenty Songs about the oddities of Outer Space. SPACE ODDITY – David Bowie; MR SPACEMAN – The Byrds; ROCKET MAN – Elton John; MAN on the MOON – REM; SUPERSONIC ROCKET SHIP – The Kinks; ECLIPSE – Pink Floyd; THEY…
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SONG NOIR – Twenty Tracks For Black Friday

This list is respectfully dedicated to the great rock n’ roller Malcolm Young – and everyone who saw a thunderous set by AC/DC at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in November 1979, from which my eardrums have only just recovered. SKY BLUE AND BLACK – Jackson Browne;…
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MAKE AND MODEL – Twenty Songs About Cars

GOT OUT OF MY CAR – AND INTO THE RECORDING STUDIO………………………   DRIVIN’ – The Kinks; IN MY CAR – Joe Walsh; STUDEBAKER – Warren Zevon; CARS ARE CARS – Paul Simon; TRAFFIC JAM – James Taylor; CAR PHONE –…
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GOOD REASON TO GET EXCITED – Ten outstanding cover versions of Bob Dylan songs

  THE MAN HIMSELF MIGHT THINK ‘You’ve Got A Lot of Nerve’ BUT THERE IS NO CRUD ON THESE TRACKS……………. MY BACK PAGES – The Byrds: Lasting testament to Roger McGuinn’s extraordinary ability as an arranger this chiming wonder from…
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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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THE TRAIN NOW DEPARTING – Twenty Songs About Trains.

Welcome aboard the rock n’ roll express – we shall be calling in Georgia, Kansas, Clarksville, Marrakesh and will be the last train to London. TRAIN IN VAIN – The Clash; TWO TRAINS – Little Feat; AT THE STATION –…
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EYES DOWN FOR TEN HUGELY OVERLOOKED ALBUMS

EACH WENT UNDER THE RADAR BUT CANNOT BE UNDERESTIMATED   JIMMY NAIL –  Tadpoles In A Jar (1999): Pertinent tales of growing older and wiser. Oz shows his mature side. GRETCHEN PETERS – Hello Cruel World (2012): The most accomplished lyricist…
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