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'Have-Been' Favourite Songs

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Since late 2007, I've kept track of all my 'current favourite' songs. I had to look through diaries and use faint memories for the earlier entries. So, here are all the songs which have been my 'current favourite' (NOT 'all-time' favourite). They are ordered chronologically backwards (most recent is first).

2014
Too Drunk To Dream - The Magnetic Fields
Rain is Falling - Electric Light Orchestra

2013
Meaningless - The Magnetic Fields
Looking For the Magic - Dwight Tilley
La Femme Accident - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

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1001 (+) Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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  1. Frank Sinatra - In The Wee Small Hours (1955)
  2. Duke Ellington - Ellington At Newport (1956)
  3. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956)
  4. Frank Sinatra - Songs For Swingin' Lovers!

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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  1. Frank Sinatra - In The Wee Small Hours (1955)
  2. Duke Ellington - Ellington At Newport (1956)
  3. Elvis Presley - Elvis Presley (1956)
  4. Frank Sinatra - Songs For Swingin' Lovers!

Rolling Stones Top 500 Albums of all time (2012)

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  1. The Beatles – Sgt.

Jazz Masterpieces

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  • Mamie Smith - Goin' Crazy With the Blues, 1926
  • Jelly Roll Morton - Black Bottom Stomp, 1926
  • Louis Armstrong - Big Butter and Egg Man, 1926
  • Louis Armstrong - Potato Head Blues, 1927
  • Bix Beiderbecke/Frankie Trumbauer - Singin' the Blues, 1927
  • Bix Beiderbecke - I'm Coming Virginia, 1927
  • Bix Beiderbecke - For No Reason at All in C - 1927
  • Jelly Roll Morton - Kansas City Stomp, 1928
  • Louis Armstrong - West End Blues, 1928
  • Duke Ellington - The Mooche, 1928
  • Louis Armstrong - Black and Blue, 1929
  • Coleman Hawkins - Hello Lola, 1929
  • Duke Ellington - Mood Indigo, 1930
  • Louis Armstrong - Stardus

Clone of Clone of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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  1. In the Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
  2. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
  3. Tragic Songs of Life by The Louvin Brothers
  4. Wildest by Louis Prima
  5. This is Fats by Fats Domino
  6. At Newport by Duke Ellington
  7. Songs for Swingin’ Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
  8. Chirping… by The Crickets
  9. Atomic Mr.

Clone of Clone of 1001 Classical Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die

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  • Pre-1700:
  • Anonymous - Carmina Burana (Clemencic Consort)
  • Hildegard of Bingen - Antiphons (Sequentia: Canticles of Ecstasy)
  • Guillaume de Machaut - Ballades (Early Music Consort of London: The Art of Courtly Love)
  • Francesco Landini - Ballatas and Songs (Anonymous 4: The Second Circle)
  • Guillaume Dufay - Motets (Huelgas Ensemble: O Gemma Lux)
  • Antoine Busnoys - Motets (Binchois Consort: Missa L'homme armé)
  • Jean de Ockeghem - Alma redemptoris mater (The Clerks' Group: Missa Mi-Mi)
  • John Browne - Stabat mater (Tallis Scholars: Music from the Eton Choirbook)
  • Josquin des Prez -

Clone of 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

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  • O sole mio- Enrico Caruso
  • St. Louis Blues- Bessie Smith
  • Allons a Lafayette- Joe & Cleoma Falcon
  • Lagrimas negras- Trio Matamoros
  • Pokarekare- Ana Hato (with Deane Waretini)
  • St.

Clone of 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

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  • O sole mio- Enrico Caruso
  • St. Louis Blues- Bessie Smith
  • Allons a Lafayette- Joe & Cleoma Falcon
  • Lagrimas negras- Trio Matamoros
  • Pokarekare- Ana Hato (with Deane Waretini)
  • St.