Desert Island Discs 2019

Re: Desert Island Discs 2019

Phil 07 Jul 2019 20:31 pm said..

Absolutely stunning cover of the original.[/quote]

Agreed[/quote]
+1 . Probably the best cover ever recorded.[/quote]

Pretty strong view there, Cov.

There have been lots of great covers - Marvin's 'Heard it Through the Grapevine' and Jeff Buckley's 'Hallelujah' for instance.
Oh and have you ever listened to Mike Flowers doing 'Wonderwall'?

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GammoGlos 08 Jul 2019 06:54 am said..

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glawfindel 08 Jul 2019 13:59 pm said..

And for 2019...

Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti - Encore Nessun Dorma
Stereophonics - More life in a Tramp’s Vest
Bernstein - Rhapsody in Blue
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
Pink Floyd - The Great Gig in the Sky
B B King - There is Always One More Time
James Taylor - How Sweet it is (To be loved by you)
Steve Ray Vaughan - Little Wing

Keeper would be Little Wing

Book - Sir Terry Pratchett, Soul Music

Luxury - Saxophone, this time around
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Up the jumper 08 Jul 2019 14:14 pm said..

if we are talking brilliant covers....can I suggest that John Martyn's version of Somewhere over the Rainbow (ideally live) has to be pretty high up the list of greats.......
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Glen Sannox 08 Jul 2019 14:18 pm said..

...and June Tabor & the Oyster Band's cover of 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'...mind you, Nouvelle Vague's version is pretty good too!
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Proctorshire 08 Jul 2019 16:36 pm said..

The Disturbed cover of SoS is OK at best, but for me it's too overblown and lacks the subtle power of the original. Agree that the June Tabor/Oysterband version of LWTUA is a cracking cover of a superb original. So I'll start off my selections with another great cover version.

Dusty Springfield - Goin' Back
Powderfinger - These Days
Jackson C Frank - Blues Run the Game
Small Faces - Afterglow of your love
Go Betweens - Quiet Heart
Kinks - Shangri-la
Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues
Future Loop Foundation - A Very English Summer
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Peanutcoxy 08 Jul 2019 17:46 pm said..

My 2019 offering

Mo Ghile Mear - Orla Fallon
You’re the first, my last, my everything- Barry White
Fox on the run - The Sweet
Do I love you (indeed I do) - Frank Wilson
Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel
Dreams - The Cranberries
Baba O’Riley - The Who
Now we are free - Lisa Gerrard
Thunderstruck - AC/DC
Hollywood nights - Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band

Keeper - Solsbury Hill

Book - Warlock - Wilbur Smith

Luxury - Solar charged iPad with no internet connection for writing
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GammoGlos 09 Jul 2019 15:55 pm said..

All added!

List growing nicely and as eclectic as ever
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Bogblaster 09 Jul 2019 18:58 pm said..

Every summer I drive across Europe to my wifes family in the Czech Republic, this is therefore the music for the journey!

As eclectic as ever, but surprisingly wonderful, thanks again guys. Now to break the news to my 11 and 13 year old sons that Daddy has a new playlist...............
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Dazza 09 Jul 2019 20:05 pm said..

Songs
1. Jamie XX - Loud Places (keeper)
2. Adele - Hometown Glory
3. Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored
4. The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
5. Kano - This Is England
6. Chemical Brothers - Saturate
7. Artic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
8. Billy Bragg - New England

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