July 11, 2003

Songs I couldn't live without...


1. Bellini's "Casta Diva" 2. Dvorak's "Song to the Moon"
3. Audra McDonald's "Beat My Dog"
4. Her "Supper Time" (Irving Berlin)
5. Her "Come Down from the Tree"
6. Nina Simone's "He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"
7. Debussy's "Deux Arabesques"
8. N Sync's "Gone"
9. Thoroughly Modern Millie's "Gimme Gimme"
10. Rent's "Without You" (Jonathan Larson)
11. Norah Jones' "Seven Years"
12. Manu Chao's "Bongo Bong"
13. REM's "Everybody Hurts"
14. Susan Tedeschi's "Wrapped in the Arms of Another"
15. Chris Gaine's "Driftin' Away"
16. Beastie Boys' "Girls"
17. "Nowadays" from Chicago
18. "Own Me" by Ginny Owens
19. "I Am Free" by Mariah Carey
20. Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel"
21. Joseph Martin's "The Awakening" (TTBB)
22. Mozart's Requiem (more than one song, but you know)
23. "You Were Mine" by the Dixie Chicks
24. Basically anything by the Eagles (due to my childhood), but mainly: "Hotel California,"
25. "Take it Easy,"
26. "Witchy Woman,"
27. and of course "Desperado"
28. Duncan Sheik's "For You"
29. "Motorcycle Drive=by" by Third Eye Blind
30. "I Still Believe" from Miss Saigon
31. "The Movie in My Mind," same
32. Jekyl & Hyde songs, including: "Bring on the Men,"
33. "Good & Evil,"
34. and "I Still Believe"
35. "Blue Bayou" by Linda Ronstadt
36. "Bittersweet Symphony" the Verve
37. "Blackbird" the Beatles
38. "Natural Woman," Aretha Franklin
39. "Kokomo," the Beach Boys
40. "River in the Rain," from Big River
41. Elvis, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?"
42. Eminem, "Lose Yourself"
43. "Big Spender," Fosse
44. Jane Monheit, "I'm Through With Love"
45. "Come a Little Bit Closer," Jay & the Americans
46. "Misty," Dinah Washington
47. Etta James, "I Just Wanna Make Love to You"
48. "Say You, Say Me," Lionel Ritchie
49. "Goodbye to You," Michelle Branch
50. Nelly's "Hot in Herre"
51. "The Nearness of You," Norah Jones
52. Simon & Garfunkel, "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
53. "Fever," Peggy Lee
54. "Misery," Pink
55. Righteous Brothers, "Unchained Melody"
56. Eric Clapton, "Tears in Heaven"
57. "When You Love Someone," Bryan Adams
58. Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind"
59. Rosemary Clooney, "Mambo Italiano"
60. "What's New, Pussycat?" Tom Jones
61. "She's a Lady," Tom Jones
62. "Like it Was," Sondheim
63. "On the Steps of the Palace,"
64. and "Your Fault," from Into the Woods, Sondheim
65. "North Dakota," Lyle Lovett
66. Pretty much any song from Herp Albert & the Tijuana Brass ii.e., "Lonely Bull," "Whipped Cream"
67. "Someone to Watch Over Me," Gershwin
68. "The Way You Look Tonight," Sinatra
69. "The Anvil Chorus," Giuseppe Verdi
70. "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves," Verdi
71. "Sempre libera," La Traviata, Verdi
72. "Honey and the Moon," Joseph Arthur
73. "Hallelujah," Jeff Buckley
74. "Into Dust," Mazzy Star
75. "Chichester Psalms," Leonard Bernstein
76. "You're So Damn Hot," OK Go
77. "Vincent (Starry Starry Night)," Josh Groban
78. "Mack the Knife," Bobby Darrin
79. "Ain't No Sunshine," Bill Withers
80. "The Puppy Song," Harry Nilsson
81. "Sing," Travis

You know, this is a stinkin' long list. I gotta have my music. What can I say?

blueavenue at 10:13 p.m.

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