Songs that tell a story or Ballads

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by ItchyFingers, Apr 16, 2014.

  1. Lenderman_k

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    Some DBT favorites...



     
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    Besides Steeleye Span and Fairport Convention, Pentangle were also quite good at the old stories of death and devilry:

     
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    Searching online for Al Stewart's Ballad Of Mary Foster (can't find it anywhere, shame) I came across this gem.

     
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    Jimmy Page on guitar.
     
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    And your wise men don't know how it feels
    To be thick as a brick

     
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    Heartless Bastards - Skin and Bone

     
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    The Hurricane.... RIP...

    just watching a news clip... Rubin Carter has passed away....

    now there's a long sad story.... recorded for posterity in a Dylan song,,...;)

     
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    James Taylor - Frozen Man


     
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    Excellent stuff. Man, keep 'em comin'.
     
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    I absolutely despise that song!

    Da da da da da...da da da da da da... da da da da da da da da DA DA!

    Over and over and over and over and over and over.............

    Now I'm going to have the damned thing ear bugging me all day long!
     
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    and this whole album...

     
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    John Doe No. 24

    I was at this show. I got chills. Still do watching this.

    With the incredible Duke Levine playing his old battered Strat.

     
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    Levi Stubbs' Tears

    With his famous Burns Steer.

     
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    Most cuts off of Nickle Creek's first album (Light House Tale, Foxes). Most of Elton John's Tumbleweed Connection. Almost everything from early Traffic. Beth from Kiss. Almost everything from the Country Gentlemen, Casey's Last Ride for one. Old Hippie by the Bellamy Brothers. James Taylor Ice & Rain. Mavericks, Jesse Colin Young, thousands, could take weeks if not months.
     
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    1952 Vincent Black Lightning

     
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    For a change of flavour.



    Another one about a boxer.

     
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