Songs where the backing vocals really added to the song?

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    Excitable boy, Warren zevon. Linda ronstadt and Jennifer Warnes. The greatest white girl backing of all time.


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    has this been said? bohemian rhapsody of course!
     
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    That Lonesome Road - James Taylor (as performed at John Belushi's funeral).
     
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    Speaking of JT...

    How about Neil Young's Heart of Gold and Old Man? While they are great songs by themselves, with the one-two punch of Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor on backing vocals - well that just knocked me out as a young lad - still does.
     
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    You’re so vain. Sir Mick’s backing vocals really add to it.


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    any song backed by the Jordanires

     
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    Leah Kunkel sang the backup vocals on JT's cover of Handy Man. The song sorta plods along but her ethereal harmonies give me a chill. Kunkel is Cass Elliot's little sister.

     
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