Artista: Neil Diamond
Canzone: Solitary Man (Neil Diamond) 1966
“Solitary Man” is a 1966 hit song written, composed, and originally recorded and released by Neil Diamond. It has since been covered many times by such artists as Billy Joe Royal, B.J. Thomas, Jay and the Americans, T. G. Sheppard, Gianni Morandi, The Sidewinders, Chris Isaak, Johnny Cash, Johnny Rivers, HIM, Crooked Fingers, Cliff Richard, Ólöf Arnalds and Theuns Jordaan, Mauro Ermanno Giovanardi.
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Canzone: Nothing Else Matters (James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich) 1992
“Nothing Else Matters” is a song by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released in 1992 as the third single from their self-titled fifth studio album, Metallica. The song peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart as well as top-ten positions on many European charts. “Nothing Else Matters” was featured as a playable track in the music video game Guitar Hero: Metallica. Recognized as one of Metallica’s best known and most popular songs, it has become a staple in live performances. The song has been covered over forty times.
Metallica: Nothing Else Matters – Wikipedia
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Artista: Little Willie John
Canzone: Fever (Eddie Cooley – John Davenport) 1956
Cover Versions by Peggy Lee, Elvis Presley, Michael Bublé, Madonna, Beyoncé, Natalie Cole, Buddy Guy, Bruno Lauzi, Link Wray
“Fever” is a song written by Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell, who used the pseudonym John Davenport. It was originally recorded by American R&B singer Little Willie John in 1956 and released as a single in April of the same year. The song managed to top the Billboard R&B Best Sellers in the US and peak at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was received positively by music critics and included on several lists of the best songs during the time it was released.
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Artista: Leon Russell
Canzone: This Masquerade – 1972
“This Masquerade” is a song written by Leon Russell. The song appeared on the B-side of the single for Russell’s 1972 hit “Tight Rope” and on his Carney album. The song has also been recorded by many other artists, most notably George Benson.
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Artista: Jimi Hendrix
Canzone: Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
“Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” is a song recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968 that appears on the Electric Ladyland album released that year. It contains improvised guitar and a vocal from Jimi Hendrix, backed by Noel Redding on bass and Mitch Mitchell on drums. The song is one of Hendrix’s best known; it was a feature of his concert performances throughout his career and several live renditions were recorded and released on later albums.
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Artista: Jimi Hendrix
Canzone: Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix) 1967
“Little Wing” is a song written by Jimi Hendrix and recorded by the Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1967. It is a slower tempo, rhythm and blues-inspired ballad featuring Hendrix’s vocal and guitar with recording studio effects accompanied by bass, drums, and glockenspiel. Lyrically, it is one of several of his songs that reference an idealized feminine or guardian angel-like figure. At about two and a half minutes in length, it is one of his most concise and melodically-focused pieces.
Jimi Hendrix: Little Wing – Wikipedia
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Artista: Jethro Tull
Canzone: Locomotive Breath (Ian Anderson) 1971
“Locomotive Breath” is a song by the British progressive rock band Jethro Tull from their 1971 album, Aqualung. It is notable for a long bluesy piano introduction (particularly during live performances) and its flute solo by flautist Ian Anderson. The song receives frequent airplay on classic rock radio stations.
Jethro Tull – Locomotive Breath – Wikipedia
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Artista: Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Canzone: Lucky Man (Greg Lake) 1970
“Lucky Man” is a song by the English progressive rock supergroup Emerson, Lake & Palmer, from the group’s 1970 self-titled debut album. Written by Greg Lake when he was 12 years old and recorded by the trio using improvised arrangements, the song contains one of rock music’s earliest instances of a Moog synthesizer solo. “Lucky Man” was released as a single in 1970 and reached the top 20 in the Netherlands. The song also charted in the United States and Canada. The single was re-released in 1973 and charted again in the U.S. and Canada. (Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Lucky Man – Wikipedia)
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Artista: Dolly Parton
Canzone: Jolene (Dolly Parton) 1973
“Jolene” is a song written and performed by American country music artist Dolly Parton. It was released in October 1973 as the first single and title track from her album of the same name, produced by Bob Ferguson.
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Artista: Depeche Mode
Canzone: Personal Jesus (Martin Gore – 1989)
“Personal Jesus” is a song by the English electronic band Depeche Mode, released on 29 August 1989 as the lead single from their seventh studio album, Violator (1990). The single reached No. 13 on the UK Singles Chart and No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was the first single to make the US Top 40 for the band since their 1984 single “People Are People” and was their first gold-certified single in the US (quickly followed by the band’s subsequent single, “Enjoy the Silence”).[Depeche Mode: Personal Jesus – Wikipedia]
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