Depeche Mode: Personal Jesus

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[4] and No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100.[5] 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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Creedence Clearwater Revival: Fortunate Son

Artista: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Canzone: Fortunate Son (John Fogerty) 1969

“Fortunate Son” is a song by Creedence Clearwater Revival released on their album Willy and the Poor Boys in 1969. It was released as a single, together with “Down on the Corner”, in September 1969.[2] This song reached #14 on the United States charts on 22 November 1969, the week before Billboard changed its methodology on double-sided hits. The tracks combined to climb to #9 the next week, on the way to peaking at #3 three more weeks later, on 20 December 1969.[3] It won the RIAA Gold Disc award in December 1970.[4] Pitchfork Media placed it at number 17 on its list of “The 200 Greatest Songs of the 1960s”.[5] Rolling Stone placed it at #99 on its “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” list. In 2014, the song was added to the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
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Creedence Clearwater Revival: Run Through The Jungle

Artista: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Canzone: Run Through The Jungle (John Fogerty) 1970

“Run Through the Jungle” is a 1970 rock song recorded by California-based band Creedence Clearwater Revival.
The song was written by Creedence’s lead singer, guitarist and songwriter, John Fogerty. It was included on their 1970 album Cosmo’s Factory, the group’s fifth album. The song’s title and lyrics, as well as the year it was released (1970), have led many to assume that the song is about the Vietnam War. The fact that previous Creedence Clearwater Revival songs such as “Fortunate Son” were protests of the Vietnam War added to this belief.[1]
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Bob Dylan: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

Artista: Bob Dylan
Canzone: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (Bob Dylan) 1973

“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” is a song written and sung by Bob Dylan, for the soundtrack of the 1973 film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Released as a single, it reached #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Described by Dylan biographer Clinton Heylin as “an exercise in splendid simplicity,”[1] the song, measured simply in terms of the number of other artists who have covered it, is one of Dylan’s most popular post-1960s compositions. (Bob Dylan: Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door – Wikipedia)
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Bill Withers: Ain’t No Sunshine

Artista: Bill Withers
Canzone: Ain’t No Sunshine (Bill Withers) 1971

“Ain’t No Sunshine” is a song by Bill Withers from his 1971 album Just As I Am, produced by Booker T. Jones. The record featured musicians Donald “Duck” Dunn on bass guitar, Al Jackson, Jr. on drums and Stephen Stills on guitar.[1] String arrangements were done by Booker T. Jones, and recorded in Memphis by engineer Terry Manning. The song is in the key of A minor.[2]
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The Beatles: Ticket to Ride (testo canzone)

Artista: The Beatles
Album: Help! (6 agosto 1965)
Canzone: Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride è una canzone dei Beatles del 1965, scritta in maggioranza da John Lennon, poi abbellita da Paul McCartney con un semplice ma azzeccato riff. Nella lista delle 500 migliori canzoni secondo Rolling Stone si piazza alla 384ª posizione. (it-wikipedia, en-wikipedia)
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Jimi Hendrix: Manic Depression (testo canzone)

Artista: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Album: Are You Experienced (album) (12 maggio 1967 – UK; 23 agosto 1967 – USA)
Canzone: Manic Depression

Manic Depression è una canzone del primo album di Jimi Hendrix del 1967 Are You Experienced; La canzone è dedicata alla psicosi maniaco-depressiva (in inglese manic-depression), una malattia che porta a passare da momenti di esaltazione a di depressione in poco tempo. La canzone si apre con una scala cromatica con una piccola pausa, per poi proseguire con un inusuale tempo in 9/8. (it-wikipedia)
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Jimi Hendrix: Foxy Lady (testo canzone)

Artista: The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Album: Are You Experienced (album) (12 maggio 1967 – UK; 23 agosto 1967 – USA)
Canzone: Foxy Lady

Foxy Lady è una canzone del primo album di Jimi Hendrix del 1967 Are You Experienced, nell’edizione americana appare a volte come Foxey Lady. Fu scritta da Jimi nel 1966 e la si può trovare nelle compilation “Smash Hits” e “Experience Hendrix: The Best Of Jimi Hendrix”. Nel 2004 ha raggiunto il 152º posto nella classifica di Rolling Stone della Lista delle 500 migliori canzoni secondo Rolling Stone. Il brano è noto per il suo riff di chitarra che si alterna tra la tonalità di Sol bemolle e la sua ottava, con Hendrix che per suonarla usa il pollice sul secondo tasto, sesta corda, ed eseguendo un bicordo di “Mi” e “La” sul quinto tasto, prima e seconda corda. (it-wikipedia, en-wikipedia)
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The Beatles: Twist and Shout (testo canzone)

Artista: The Beatles
Album: Please Please Me (22 marzo 1963)
Canzone: Twist and Shout

Twist and Shout è una canzone interpretata dal gruppo statunitense dei The Isley Brothers, scritta da altri autori (Phil Medley e Bert Russell), e successivamente portata al successo dai Beatles. (it-wikipedia, en-wikipedia)
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