Artista: Skip James
Canzone: Devil Got My Woman (Skip James – 1968)
Devil Got My Woman is the fourth studio album by American blues singer Skip James, released in 1968. It was his last record before his death in 1969.
Allmusic critic Scott Yanow wrote in his review: “One can easily hear the influence that Skip James’ music had on the then flourishing folk music movement, and he still sang his country blues with great intensity.” The title track is featured in the 2001 film Ghost World. (Wikipedia)
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Artista: Howlin’ Wolf
Canzone: Back Door Man (Willie Dixon – 1961)
“Back Door Man” is a blues song written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Howlin’ Wolf in 1960. It was released in 1961 by Chess Records as the B-side to Wolf’s “Wang Dang Doodle” (catalog no. 1777). The song is considered a classic of Chicago blues. (Wikipedia)
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Artista: Gianni Morandi
Canzone: Se perdo anche te (Neil Diamond, Franco Migliacci)
Solitary Man è una canzone scritta da Neil Diamond pubblicata come singolo il 4 aprile 1966 ed inclusa nel primo album del cantautore The Feel of Neil Diamond.
Nel 1966 Gianni Morandi pubblicò una versione tradotta in italiano ed avente il titolo di Se perdo anche te con il testo di Franco Migliacci e le musiche arrangiate da Ennio Morricone come lato B di C’era un ragazzo che come me amava i Beatles e i Rolling Stones.
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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.
Neil Diamond: Solitary Man – Wikipedia
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Artista: Ella Fitzgerald
Canzone: All the Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II)
“All the Things You Are” is a song composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein II.
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Artista: Leon Thomas
Canzone: Song for My Father (Ellen May Shashoyan, Horace Silver) 1969
“Song for My Father” is a composition by Horace Silver. The original version, by Silver’s quintet, was recorded on October 26, 1964. It has become a jazz standard and is probably Silver’s best-known composition.
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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: Lou Rawls
Canzone: Your Good Thing (is about to end) (Isaac Hayes and David Porter) 1969
Cover Versions by Mable John, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Cray, Etta James, O.V. Wright
“Your Good Thing (Is About to End)” (written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter) is a 1969 single by Lou Rawls from his album The Way It Was: The Way It Is. The song reached number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The song was originally recorded by Mable John in 1966 peaking at #95 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #6 on the R&B Charts.
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Artista: Bruno Lauzi
Canzone: Garibaldi Blues (Fever) 1965
Fever è una canzone di Eddie Cooley e Otis Blackwell (usando lo pseudonimo “John Davenport”) del 1956.
La versione di Lauzi viene incisa con un testo umoristico in italiano, scritto dallo stesso cantautore genovese, nel 1965 ed intitolata Garibaldi.
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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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