We knew it from the start. The song was so successful that a five part movie series was based on it, starring Kenny Rogers, the first of which came out in 1980. He was a bullshitter it was no guitar solo. People have been singing country love songs since pioneers of the genre like Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family emerged in the 1920s. Outlaw Country music is a raw, gritty form of country music that came into prominence in Texas and Tennessee in the 1960s.
Hank taught us it takes a world of hurt to play country like it's meant to be played. Baby, loving you is fun. Recorded after a period of personal tragedy, Clapton's Unplugged album ended up being one of the most successful of his career. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Band 9. A solo acoustic-folk performance by Paul McCartney, with the Beatle gently plucking a moveable, two-finger pattern on a Martin D-28 that was inspired by Bouree In E Minor by Bach. When Will I Be Loved - Linda Ronstadt 11.
It was almost left on the editing room floor, but ended up winning an Academy Award and a Grammy. Be the moon that moves your tides. Four Strong Winds - Neil Young 68. I'm just not myself when you're away. David Bowie It's hard to even know what to call David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust, The Thin White Duke, Aladdin Sane, The Man Who Sold The World, or my personal favorite Jareth the Goblin King. Arkansas-born Cash said that when he was 16, he came in from working in the fields where he used to sing gospel songs he had heard on the radio. We dare you to watch this one and not get chills.
I've never been this close to anyone or anything, I can hear your thoughts, I can see your dreams. Sealing our love with a kiss, waited my whole life for this, watching all my dreams come true, lost in this moment with you. Lousiana Lady - New Riders of the Purple Sage 55. Their version went unreleased and Turner had her first No. This intense and moving song features gospel singer Byron Cage and is built on the sound of a full gospel choir. As everyone pointed out after his death, Kurt would no doubt have hated how big it eventaully became, but this is one of the foremost examples of a song belonging to the fans rather than the artists who penned it. Seriously, it was one of the top 100 most downloaded iTunes songs in 2008 and 2009, nearly three decades after its first release.
Yeah, this, is my wish. You've got plans and I'm one lucky man. In all the world you'll never find a love as true as mine. The times may be changin', but it appears our love for the Nobel Prize-winner's social anthem is going nowhere. I want you to know I'll always need your love. The way you kiss, the way you cry, the way you move when you walk by — there ain't nothing 'bout you that don't do something for me.
Pickin' Up The Pieces - Poco 52. Kind Woman - Richie Furay 93. Over the decades, the sound of country music has changed—think of the lush Nashville productions of the 1950s, the gritty singer-songwriters of the '70s, and the pop crossovers of recent decades. The song has been popular with other jazz musicians, and among noted cover versions are those by Harry James and, more recently, Dr John, in his tribute album to Satchmo. And if he'd only grant me this wish I wished back then, I'd never ask for anything again.
Topically, the cover everything from love and sex to heartbreak and survival—and just about every topic in between. Apparently, sometime Stones ivory tinkler Ian Stewart refused to record the piano part because of his dislike of minor chords. Mystery Train - Rick Nelson 25. Neil Young Though they've tried, none of the derivative songwriters troubadour-ing their way through his wake can capture the tousled genius of Neil Young. And I'm gonna make you a promise—if there's life after this I'm gonna be there to meet you with a warm, wet kiss. Oh we just get closer, I fall in love all over every time I look at you. Townes Van Zandt Like so many great singer-songwriters see 1 , Townes Van Zandt re-created himself through song.
We asked you to vote for your favourite acoustic songs, be they covers, originals or alternate arrangements - songs that send shivers down spines and make your fingers itch to learn them. You want love songs that can evoke the right emotion at the right time, like when you're enjoying your first dance together or being introduced as a married couple. She's waiting on my blessings before she hits that open road. You can sync your Guest List Manager and wedding website to update everything at once. Christine's Tune Devil in Disguise - The Flying Burrito Brothers 24. Openly bi-sexual, he successfully proselytized Mick Jagger into a love affair.
Tin roof, rusted what does it mean? Yeah, I don't want easy, I want crazy. Try as I may I could never explain what I hear when you don't say a thing. The song kept failing in America, with low-charting versions by Rush herself and Air Supply and a slightly better showing for Laura Branigan. Oh honey I don't have a prayer every time I see you standin' there, I go down upon my knees. Paul Simon Paul Simon spent the first part of his career living resentfully in the shadow of the edgier, artier Bob Dylan - he even released a nasty but pretty spot-on Dylan parody, in 1965. Twain shines with her stunning tone on this 1981 Richie song best known as a duet with the inimitable Diana Ross. An unlikely pairing, viewers were pleasantly surprised by the magic of Adele's slightly nasal vocals and Rucker's former Hootie and the Blowfish frontman soulful sound.
I could walk away from anyone I ever knew but I can't walk away from you. You have made my life complete, and I love you so. And I'm tired of pretending that I don't love you anymore. Looking back on our first dances, they were my favorite part of the whole night. Lookin' Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival 40.