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The Vinyl Experience

Friday on the VE, unwrapping some post-Thanksgiving leftovers...

Worthy songs by some of rock's greatest, that never made it to their original album projects until hunger for a fresh bite brought them out of refrigeration....from Radiohead to Pink Floyd; The Who to Soundgarden....picking some musical wishbones.

Soundgarden: Black Rain

Jimi Hendrix: Mr. Bad Luck

Coldplay: Life In Technicolor II

David Bowie: Velvet Goldmine

Incubus: A Certain Shade Of Green (acoustic)

Led Zeppelin: Poor Tom

Cream: Lawdy Mama

Radiohead: Talk Show Host

Pink Floyd: Embryo

The Who: Water

The Police: Someone To Talk To

Rolling Stones: Worried About You

U2: A Celebration

John Lennon: Nobody Told Me

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Neil Young: Harvest

Kinks: Autumn Almanac

Simon And Garfunkel: Leaves That Are Green

Tom Rush: Urge For Going

Ray Lamontagne: Old Before Your Time

Guess Who: No Time

Youngbloods: Darkness Darkness

Foo Fighters: Walk

Rob Wasserman/Dan Hicks: Gone With The Wind

Lambert Hendricks & Ross: Halloween Spooks

Woody Herman Sextet: Early Autumn

Decembersits: O New England

Genesis: Evidence Of Autumn

Frank Sinatra: Autumn In New York

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The Vinyl Experience

"Say Whaaat!"  Some well known songs with very obscure lyrics.  From Pearl Jam to The Andrews Sisters.  What ARE they singing?!

Nirvana: Dumb
Robert Plant: Burning Down One Side
Rolling Stones: Rip This Joint
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Sweet Hitch Hiker
Hollies: Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress
Stan Hubbs/Crystal: Golden Rose
The Band: Chest Fever
Grizzly Bear: Two Weeks
Van Morrison: Bulbs
White Stripes: Fell In Love With A Girl
Bee Gees: You Should Be Dancing
Elton John: Island Girl
Andrews Sisters: Rum And Coca Cola

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The Vinyl Experience

New York City Subway references in song
Intro-London Records' "A Journey Into Stereo Sound."
The Razors: Subway
On The Town Original Cast: New York New York
Neil Young: The Loner
Petula Clark: Don't Sleep In The Subway
Duke Ellington/Betty Roche, vocal: Take The A Train
(Hi Fi Ellington Uptown)Tom Waits: Downtown Train
Bob Dylan: Visions Of Johanna
Beastie Boys: B Boy Boulliabaise (Stop That Train)
Lou Reed: Hold On
The Cure: Subway Song
The Subways: 1AM
Allman Bros Band: Ain't Wastin' Time No More
Tony Bennett: Lullaby Of Broadway
Reprise: Duke Ellington: Take The A Train (1941 original)
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