songs/recordings that define my poet-self…

Songs/recordings that define my poet self…

[no particular order]

1. Tom Waits, “Black Wings”


 
 
 
2. Glenn Gould, Bach Goldberg Variations, “Aria”


 
 
 
3. Gram Parsons, “Hickory Wind” … with Emmylou Harris


 
 
 
4. Joni Mitchell, “Black Crow”


 
 
 
5. Miles Davis Quintet, “So What”


 
 
 
6. Townes Van Zandt, “Tower Song”


 
 
 
7. Billie Holiday, “Strange Fruit”


 
 
 
8. Pat Metheny Group, “Are You Going With Me?”


 
 
 
9. The Beatles, “Eleanor Rigby”


 
 
 
10. Leonard Cohen, “Dance Me to the End of Love”


 
 
 
11. Mavis Staples, “Eyes on the Prize” …


 
 
 
12. Pete Seeger, “Turn, Turn, Turn”


 
 
 
13. Bob Dylan, “Ballad of a Thin Man”


 
 
 
14. Patty Griffin, “Forgiveness”


 
 
 
16. Simon & Garfunkel, “The Sound of Silence”


 
 
 
16. Led Zeppelin, “Gallows Pole”


 
 
 
17. Aoife O’Donovan, “Lay My Burden Down” … live take


 
 
 
18. Thelonious Monk, “‘Round Midnight” …


 
 
 
19. David Crosby and Graham Nash, with James Taylor, “Critical Mass / Wind on the Water (To the Last Whale)”


 
 
 
20. Guy Clark, “Desperados Waiting for a Train” …


 
 
 
21. Pink Floyd, “Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Parts I-IX” …


 
 
 
22. The Band, “Tears of Rage”


 
 
 
23. Roger Miller, “River in the Rain” …


 
 
 
24. John Hiatt, “Crossing Muddy Waters” …


 
 
 
25. Tool, “Reflection” …


 
 
 
26. Nick Drake, “‘Cello Song” …


 
 
 
27. Robert Johnson, “Hellhound on My Trail” …


 
 
 
28. Cream, “Tales of Brave Ulysses” …


 
 
 
29. Mary Chapin Carpenter, “I Am a Town” …


 
 
 
30. Lucinda Williams, “Pineola” …


 
 
 
31. Howlin’ Wolf, “Smokestack Lightning” …


 
 
 
32. Shawn Colvin, “Round of Blues”


 
 
 
33. R.E.M., “Talk about the Passion” …


 
 
 
34. Jimi Hendrix, “Hear My Train A Comin'” …


 
 
 

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One Response to “songs/recordings that define my poet-self…”

  1. Wonderful line up here, Sam. Listened to Leonard Cohen first, just to get me in the mood. Will listen to the rest of the your choices in the next day or so. I hope all is well in your world.

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