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Expect the unexpected

The record company has posted a spotify playlist ostensibly curated by the members of the band themselves. And while some tracks are pretty obvious as to who contributed them (cough, Elvis, cough, Allman Brothers, cough, Buddy Rich, cough, Dave Brubeck, cough) otherс can raise an eyebrow.

Discuss! 😉

  1. Ice Cold Daydream – Freedom Flight – Shuggie Otis
  2. Electric Man – Great Western Valkyrie – Rival Sons
  3. Don’t Start Me to Talkin’ – His Best – Sonny Boy Williamson II
  4. Can’t Let Go – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road – Lucinda Williams
  5. Because – Abbey Road – The Beatles
  6. Itchycoo Park – Small Faces – Small Faces
  7. Three Little Birds – Exodus – Bob Marley & The Walers
  8. Trying to Get to You – Elvis Presley – Elvis Presley
  9. Sweet and Lovely – Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers – Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers
  10. Armonías del Romañé – Barrio Negro – Tomatito
  11. Somebody that I Used to Know – Making Mirrors – Gotye, Kimbra
  12. Na Laetha Geal M’óige – Watermark – Enya
  13. Jessica – Dreams – Allman Brothers Band
  14. I Can’t Explain – My Generation – The Who
  15. Celebration Day – Led Zeppelin III – Led Zeppelin
  16. Stabad Nater – Music from The Eton Choirbook – John Browne, Tonus Peregrinus, Antony Pitts
  17. No Time to Die – No Time to Die – Billie Eilish
  18. Sylvia – Focus 3 – Focus
  19. High Heel Sneakers – The Chess Blues-Rock Songbook – Tommy Tucker
  20. Jenny Take a Ride – Take a Ride – Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels
  21. Rooster – Dirt – Alice in Chains
  22. West Side Story Suite – No Funny Hats – Buddy Rich
  23. Tomorrow Never Knows – Revolver – The Beatles
  24. There Was a Time – Best of Live at The Apollo – James Brown
  25. Stone Free – Are You Experienced – Jimi Hendrix
  26. Take Five – Time Out – Dave Brubeck Quartet

Thanks to Vladimir Drybushchak for the heads up.

4 Comments to “Expect the unexpected”:

  1. 1
    MacGregor says:

    Led Zeppelin? Led Zeppelin? Someone is going to be, well disillusioned? Cheers

  2. 2
    sidroman says:

    Are these the current band members favorite songs? I wonder who picked Three Little Birds by Bob Marley? I love that song.

  3. 3
    MacGregor says:

    I wonder who picked Enya, Steve Morse perhaps as he touches on those Celtic / Irish melodies on his solo albums at times. So haunting the two Brennan sisters, Enya & Moya from Clannad. Focus with Sylvia & Jan Akkerman on guitar, a classic & Steve Morse again maybe Spot the tune & who picked it. A difficult one in regards to certain choices. Some of those jazz tunes Don Airey could be picking & also Ian Paice. What about a few of those older blues songs, Roger Glover anyone? The Beatles, well that is another conundrum indeed. I give up! Cheers.

  4. 4
    Mondrian says:

    Gillan picked Marley, I think. He played table tennis with him, according to an interview.

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