Top 10 songs – week ending 15 September 2017

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Arcade Fire

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 15 September 2017. My #1 song for a fourth week is “Everything Now” by Arcade Fire. Debut this week from The Revivalists (“Wish I Knew You”).

 

1. Everything Now – Arcade Fire
2. Passionfruit – Yaeji
3. Runaway – Allison Weiss
4. Shadow – Chromatics
5. Back To The River – Pretty Reckless
6. Rise (Sing It Loud) – Caroline Jones
7. All In One Night – Stereophonics
8. Wish I Knew You – The Revivalists
9. The Fighter – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
10. I Dare You – The xx

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Don Williams Passes Away (8 September 2017)

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Don Williams

Donald Ray Williams was born 27 May 1939 in Floydada, Texas.

 

He was with the group Pozo-Seco Singers until its break-up. In 1971 Don launched his solo career, with many country #1 songs and one Top 40 song.

A sample of his solo work follows…


You’re My Best Friend


Tulsa Time


I Believe In You


Falling Again


Lord I Hope This Day Is Good

Troy Gentry Passes Away (8 September 2017)

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Troy Gentry

Troy Gentry was born 5 April 1967 in Lexington, Kentucky. In 1999 he and Eddie Montgomery signed with Columbia Records’ Nashville division and went by the name Montgomery Gentry. They had first formed in 1990 under the band name Early Tymz with younger brother John Michael Montgomery. A helicopter crash took Troy’s life on 8 September 2017.

 

A sampling of Montgomery Gentry songs follow…


Back When I Knew It All


Gone


Hell Yeah


She Don’t Tell Me To


Something to Be Proud Of


What Do You Think About That


Where I Come From


You Do Your Thing

Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker Passes Away (3 September 2017)

Walter Carl Becker (born 20 February 1950) co-founded the jazz-rock band Steely Dan with songwriting partner Donald Fagan. He also produced “Flaunt the Imperfection” by China Crisis and “Flying Cowboys” by Rickie Lee Jones.

A sample of his work with Steely Dan follows…

 

Do It Again


Reelin’ In The Years


Dirty Work


Rikki Don’t Lose That Number


Pretzel Logic


Peg


FM (No Static At All)


Hey Nineteen


Time Out Of Mind


Cousin Dupree

Top 10 songs – week ending 25 August 2017

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Arcade Fire

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 25 August 2017. My new #1 song is “Everything Now” by Arcade Fire. Debut this week from Yaeji (“Passionfruit”).

 

1. Everything Now – Arcade Fire
2. Runaway – Allison Weiss
3. Shadow – Chromatics
4. Back To The River – Pretty Reckless
5. Rise (Sing It Loud) – Caroline Jones
6. Passionfruit – Yaeji
7. The Fighter – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
8. Happy Dance – MercyMe
9. I Dare You – The xx
10. Roots – Zac Brown Band

Top 10 songs – week ending 18 August 2017

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 18 August 2017. My #1 song for a second week is “Runaway” by Allison Weiss. Debut this week from The xx (“I Dare You”).

1. Runaway – Allison Weiss
2. Everything Now – Arcade Fire
3. Shadow – Chromatics
4. Back To The River – Pretty Reckless
5. Rise (Sing It Loud) – Caroline Jones
6. The Fighter – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
7. Happy Dance – MercyMe
8. Roots – Zac Brown Band
9. I Dare You – The xx
10. Long Time – Blondie

 

Top 10 songs – week ending 11 August 2017

AllisonWeiss_RunawayCurrent compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 11 August 2017. My new #1 song is “Runaway” by Allison Weiss.

1. Runaway – Allison Weiss
2. Shadow – Chromatics
3. Everything Now – Arcade Fire
4. Rise (Sing It Loud) – Caroline Jones
5. Back To The River – Pretty Reckless
6. The Fighter – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
7. Happy Dance – MercyMe
8. Roots – Zac Brown Band
9. Long Time – Blondie
10. Time – Klangkarussell

Glen Campbell passes away (8 August 2017)

Glen_Campbell_1967Glen Travis Campbell was born 22 April 1936 in Billstown, Arkansas. Campbell recorded and released 60 studio albums and 7 live albums between 1962 and 2017.

A sample of his music follows…


Gentle On My Mind (1967)


By The Time I Get To Phoenix (1967)


Wichita Lineman (1968)


Galveston (1969)


Rhinestone Cowboy (1975)


Southern Nights (1977)

Top 10 songs – week ending 4 August 2017

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Chromatics

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated for the week ending 4 August 2017. My #1 song for a fourth week is “Shadow” by Chromatics. Debuting this week is “Time” by Klangkarussell. Debuting the previous week was “Back To The River” by Pretty Reckless.

 

1. Shadow – Chromatics
2. Runaway – Allison Weiss
3. Everything Now – Arcade Fire
4. Rise (Sing It Loud) – Caroline Jones
5. Back To The River – Pretty Reckless
6. The Fighter – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
7. Happy Dance – MercyMe
8. Long Time – Blondie
9. Roots – Zac Brown Band
10. Time – Klangkarussell

Chester Bennington passes away (20 July 2017)

Chester Charles Bennington was born 20 March 1976 and was best known as the front-man for Linkin Park.

A sample of his music follows:


One Step Closer (with Linkin Park)


Crawling (with Linkin Park)


In The End (with Linkin Park)


Faint (with Linkin Park)


Pts.Of.Athrty (with Linkin Park)


Walking Dead (Z-Trip with Chester Bennington)

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