#187 – My favorite 18 songs

I was reading a list of Hunter S Thompson’s favourite 18 songs and I thought I’d do the same. Here’s my favourite 18 songs as of the morning of Friday the 13th,August 2021.

  1. The Weight by the Band
  2. Desperados under the Eaves by Warren Zevon
  3. Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones
  4. Come and Get Your Love by Redbone
  5. Like a Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
  6. The Blue Danube by Johanna Strauss
  7. Banshee by Kendra Morris
  8. Peace train by Yusuf / Cat Stevens
  9. If I go I’m goin by Gregory Alan Isakov
  10. Lookin out my backdoor by Creedence Clearwater Revival
  11. Killin me softly with his song by Roberta Flack
  12. High flying bird by Elton John
  13. The rubberband man by The Spinners
  14. It’s about time by Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics
  15. I got a name by Jim Croce
  16. Cavalleria rusticana (Intermezzo Cavalleria Rusticana) by Pietro Mascagni
  17. Lake Shore drive by Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah
  18. Comfortably numb by Roger Waters, Van Morrison & the Band

13 thoughts on “#187 – My favorite 18 songs

  1. I love this list. I couldn’t do it. I would need a list of my top 3,000 because my favorites change with my mood. But almost every artist on here would make it on my list, although I would pick different songs.

    I also saw your comment on your ringtone. Mine has been Highway 61 Revisited forever and a year. That opening whistle is so unique, you can practically hear your phone on silent! Also have specific ones for individuals, such as Rolling Stones for my sisters, Lou Reed for my parents, Cabaret for my bank, Metallica for my ex, and Cher for my besties. Music speaks in a way no other language can. Thank you!

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    1. Oh well mine change too and so often it’s probably different if I were to do another 18 next week haha. Oh that’s a great ringtone and yeah it’s so specific to just that song and I love it, gives it a carnival vibe almost. Ah that’s great! I definitely associate songs and even artists with people in my life too haha. Metallica for the ex is a funny choice I love it!

      So true about music, I’d love to be able to carry a tune or play an instrument but I’m happy being a huge fan at least haha

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