Beauty Elegance Plain Simple

Musicians seek to find the best in the worst, discover the great in the small, see beauty in the plain, and detect the elegant in the simple. 

The Temptations – Just My Imagination 
Guy Davis – We All Need More Kindness In This World
Van Morrison – Satisfied 
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Niall Toner – Lock And Key 
Daoirí Farrell – Fergie McCormack 
Terrie Odabi – When You Love Me  
Albert King – Put It All In There 
Jon Cleary – All Good Things 
Laid Back – Happy Dreamer 
Wes Montgomery – Pretty Blue 
Birds Of Chicago – Baton Rouge 
Sweet – Funny Funny 
Johnny McEvoy – The Galway Shawl 
Joanna Connor – Rock N Roll Gypsy 
Olivia Newton-John – Let Me Be There 
John Littlejohn – Treat Me Wrong 
Albert Pla – Walk On The Wild Side 
Freddie King – Goin  Down 
Guy Clark – Magnolia Wind 
Doug MacLeod – The Up Song 
Leonard Cohen – Famous Blue Raincoat 
Petula Clark – If You Leave Me Now
Lindisfarne – Meet Me On The Corner 
Electric Light Orchestra – Roll Over Beethoven 
The Who – Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand 
Aretha Franklin – The Weight (feat Duane Allman)
The Youngbloods – Statesboro Blues 
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River 
Cleo Laine – My Funny Valentine 
Steve Miller – Jet Airliner 
Leo Kottke – Corina Corina 
The Fortunes – Storm In A Tea Cup 
Hopeton James & Rankin Joe – Just My Imagination
J Geils Band – Whammer Jammer

 

Music Speaks For Itself

It’s Nice To Be Important But More Important To Be Nice And In The Company Of Good Music

  • Blue Mink – Good Morning Freedom
  • Philip Mitchell – It Hurts So Good
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Rockin’ Around With You (Live)
  • The Tenors – Weather Report
  • Tim Buckley – Dolphins
  • Bobby Bland – Your The One (That I Adore)
  • Grainne Duffy – Test Of Time
  • Willie Mitchell – That Driving Beat
  • Humble Pie – Black Coffee ( Live with The Blackberries)
  • Ray Stevens – Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
  • Simon & Garfunkel – The Only Living Boy In New York
  • The Who – Naked Eye
  • Dave Specter – Hot Cha
  • Peter Wolf – Never Like This Before
  • Rory Gallagher – I’m Not Surprised
  • Leonard Cohen – In My Secret Life (Live)
  • Freddie King – Sweet Home Chicago (Live)
  • Rod Stewart – Maggie Mae (Live)
  • Mike Brookfield – Catfish Missile
  • Amen Corner – If Paradise Is Half As Nice
  • Johnnie Bassett – Blues Guitar Hero Tribute R.I.P. 1935-2012
  • Jaxon Haldane – Birds Fly South
  • Ronnie Greer & Friends – Never Make Your Move Too Soon (featGrainne Duffy 
  • Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who’ll never find it out.

The Triumph Of Enthusiasm

Enjoying in gratitude the minutes of someone’s creative talent is to embrace a triumph of enthusiasm that lifts mind body and soul. 

Little Richard – “Jenny, Jenny” (1957)
Kasenetz Katz Singing Orchestral Circus –  Quick Joey Small (1968)
Jackson Browne – The Birds Of St Marks (1967 & 2014) Standing In The Breach
Olivia Trummer – Sharing My Heart (2014) www.oliviatrummer.de Fly Now
Leo Sayer – The Show Must Go On (1973)
Brewer & Shipley – Seems Like A Long Time  (1970) Tarkio Album
Flamin Groovies – Walking The Dog ( 1970 & 1995) Flamingo  Album
The Who – I Don’t Even Know Myself (1971) B Side Won’t Get Fooled Again
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme Pt 4 Psalm (1965) A Love Supreme Album
Spirit – Dark Eyed Woman (1969) Clear Album
B.B. King – Roll, Roll, Roll (1991) There Is Always One More Time
Dan Fogleberg – Sutter’s Mill (1985) High Country Snows
The Harvest Ministers – I Got To Lie Down (1993) You Can See Everything From Here
Frank Sinatra – In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (1955)
Bobby Bloom – Montego Bay (1970)
Bill Evans –  You Must Believe In Spring (1977)
Leonard Cohen – Hey,That’s No Way To Say Goodbye (1967 & 2009) Live In London
Tyrone Davis – If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time (1970)
James Wheeler – Who Loves Ya Baby (feat Billy Flynn on Slide 1999) Can’t Take It CD
Joe Lacky Gallagher – Musical Priest / Jenny’s Chickens / O Rourke’s Reels (1948)
The Untouchables – Tighten Up (1968) boss reggae Vol. 6 classics
The Trammps – Hold Back The Night (1975) Single
The Bee Gee’s – Lonely Days (1970) 2 Years On Album
The Small Faces – Afterglow Of Your Love (1969)
The Everly Brothers – When Will I Be Loved (1960)
Chuck Prophet – The Left Hand And The Right Hand (2012) Temple Beautiful Album
Lucky Peterson – What Have I Done Wrong (2014) feat Tamara 
AC/DC
– Rock The Blues Away (2014) Rock Or Bust

The Ideal Holiday Time

The Ideal Length Of A Holiday Is Just Long Enough To Be Missed And Not Long Enough For Them To Discover How Well They Can Get Along Without You

*The music show (MP3 file) for this playlist has been archived and is available upon request.

Magnum – Changes (Single )
The Rumour – Emotional Traffic
The New Seekers – Pinball Wizard /See Me Feel Me
The Beatles – With A Little Help From My Friends
Sinead Lohan – To Ramona
Leonard Cohan – Tower Of Song
Hound Dog Taylor & The House Rockers – She’s Gone
Status Quo – I Saw The Light (On The Level LP)
Free Energy – Electric Fever
Green Day – American Idiot
Grainne Duffy – Test Of Time
Blue Oyster Cult & Ian Hunter – Goin Through The Motions
White Lion – Farewell To You

Intro Tune: Take It Off The Top – Dixie Dregs
Outro Tune: Theme 1 – Van Der Graff Generator
Background Link Tunes: Mik The Who