Tim Morse - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998)

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Tim Morse - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998)

Postby Henrik » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:44 pm

https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Rock-Stories-Behind-Greatest/dp/0312180675/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

It's possible to "look inside", where the song index can be found. It's without artist names though, but maybe we can be can quite sure about what they all are? Anyone who would like to transcribe the list?
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Re: Tim Morse - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998)

Postby Bang Jan » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:46 pm

I'll transcibe.
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Re: Tim Morse - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998)

Postby Bang Jan » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:25 pm

Presumed artists are in parentheses.

Amazing Journey (The Who)
American Pie (Don McLean)
Another Brick in the Wall (Pink Floyd)
Aqualung (Jethro Tull)
Baby, I Love Your Way (Peter Frampton)
Back in Black (AC/DC)
Bad Company (Bad Company)
Badge (Cream)
Band on the Run (Paul McCartney & Wings)
The Battle of Evermore (Led Zeppelin)
Beast of Burden (The Rolling Stones)
Behind Blue Eyes (The Who)
Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite (The Beatles)
Benny and the Jets (Elton John)
Black Dog (Led Zeppelin)
Black Water (The Doobie Brothers)
Black Magic Woman (Santana)
Blinded by the Light (Manfred Mann's Earth Band)
Bodhisattva (Steely Dan)
Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)
Born To Be Wild (Steppenwolf)
Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen)
Boris the Spider (The Who)
Bouree (Jethro Tull)
Breakdown (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)
Can't Fight This Feeling (REO Speedwagon)
Carry On (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
Carry On Wayward Son (Kansas)
Casey Jones (Grateful Dead)
The Chain (Fleetwood Mac)
Come Together (The Beatles)
Comfortably Numb (Pink Floyd)
Crocodile Rock (Elton John)
Daniel (Elton John)
Dark Star (Grateful Dead)
Delta (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Desperado (Eagles)
Doctor Wu (Steely Dan)
Don't Eat Yellow Snow (Frank Zappa)
Don't Fear The Reaper (Blue Öyster Cult)
Don't Let The Sun Go Down on Me (Elton John)
Don't Stop (Fleetwood Mac)
Don't You Want Somebody To Love (Jefferson Airplane)
Do Ya Think I'm Sexy (Rod Steward)
Do You Feel Like We Do (Peter Frampton)
Dreamboat Annie (Heart)
Dream On (Aerosmith)
Dust in the Wind (Kansas)
Echoes (Pink Floyd)
Edge of Seventeen (Stevie Nicks)
Eight Miles High (The Byrds)
The End (The Doors)
Excitable Boy (Warren Zevon)
Faithfully (Journey)
Fame (David Bowie)
Fanfare for the Common Man (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Feels Like the First Time (Foreigner)
Follow You Follow Me (Genesis)
Fortunate Son (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
For What It's Worth (Buffalo Springfield)
Frankinstein (The Edgar Winter Group)
Free Bird (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Free Man In Paris (Joni Mitchell)
Friend of the Devil (Grateful Dead)
Friends (Led Zeppelin)
Funeral for a Friend (Elton John)
Get Back (The Beatles)
Gimme Some Lovin' (Spencer Davis Group)
Gold Dust Woman (Fleetwood Mac)
Good Vibrations (The Beach Boys)
The Grand Illusion (Styx)
Hard Day's Night (The Beatles)
Heart of Gold (Neil Young)
Heat Wave (Martha and the Vandellas)
Hell is for Children (Pat Benatar)
Help! (The Beatles)
Help Me (Joni Mitchell)
Here Comes The Sun (The Beatles)
Heroin (The Velvet Underground)
Hey Joe (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
Hey You (Pink Floyd)
Hello I Love You (The Doors)
Hey Jude (The Beatles)
Hocus Pocus (Focus)
Imagine (John Lennon)
The Immigrant Song (Led Zeppelin)
I'm Your Captain (Grand Funk Railroad)
In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida (Iron Butterfly)
Iron Man (Black Sabbath)
I Saw The Light (Todd Rundgren)
I Shot the Sheriff (Eric Clapton)
The Joker (Steve Miller Band)
Jumpin' Jack Flash (The Rolling Stones)
Karn Evil 9 (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Kashmir (Led Zeppelin)
Katmandu (Bob Seger)
Killer Queen (Queen)
La Grange (ZZ Top)
Layla (Derek and the Dominos)
Life in the Fast Lane (Eagles)
Light My Fire (The Doors)
Lights (Journey)
Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)
Limelight (Rush)
Little Wing (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
Live and Let Die (Paul McCartney & Wings)
The Logical Song (Supertramp)
Locomotive Breath (Jethro Tull)
Lola (The Kinks)
Long Distance Runaround (Yes)
Love Hurts (Nazareth)
Love the One Your With (Stephen Stills)
Low Spark of High Heeled Boys (Traffic)
Lucky Man (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Maggie May (Rod Stewart)
Magic Carpet Ride (Steppenwolf)
Magic Man (Heart)
Marrakesh Express (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Maybe I'm Amazed (Paul McCartney)
The Minstrel in the Gallery (Jethro Tull)
Minute by Minute (The Doobie Brothers)
Miracles (Jefferson Starship)
Misty Mountain Hop (Led Zeppelin)
Misunderstanding (Genesis)
Mr. Tambourine Man (The Byrds)
Money (Pink Floyd)
Mony Mony (Tommy James and the Shondells)
My Generation (The Who)
The Needle and the Damage Done (Neil Young)
Night Moves (Bob Seger)
Night in White Satin (The Moody Blues)
No More Mr. Nice Guy (Alice Cooper)
Ohio (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
One of These Night (Eagles)
On the Border (Eagles)
Paint It Black (The Rolling Stones)
Piece of My Heart (Big Brother & The Holding Company)
Piggies (The Beatles)
Pinball Wizard (The Who)
Poor, Poor Pitiful Me (Warren Zevon)
The Pretender (Jackson Browne)
Pretzel Logic (Steely Dan)
Proud Mary (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
The Pusher (Steppenwolf)
Question (The Moody Blues)
Ready For Love (Bad Company)
Revolution (The Beatles)
Rhiannon (Fleetwood Mac)
Riding the Storm Out (REO Speedwagon)
Rikki Don't Lose That Number (Steely Dan)
Rock and Roll (Led Zeppelin)
Rock and Roll Never Forgets (Bob Seger)
Rocket Man (Elton John)
Roundabout (Yes)
Running on Empty (Jackson Browne)
Sara (Fleetwood Mac)
Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones)
Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting (Elton John)
School's Out (Alice Cooper)
She Said, She Said (The Beatles)
Simple Man (Lynyrd Skynyd)
Slow Ride (Foghat)
Smoke on the Water (Deep Purple)
Smoking in the Boys Room (Brownsville Station)
Someone Saved My Life Tonight (Elton John)
The Song Remains the Same (Led Zeppelin)
Southern Cross (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star (The Byrds)
The Spirit of Radio (Rush)
Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin)
Start me Up (The Rolling Stones)
Still... You Turn Me On (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Strawberry Fields Forever (The Beatles)
Street Fighting Man (The Rolling Stones)
Substitute (The Who)
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Sweet Emotion (Aerosmith)
Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Sympathy For the Devil (The Rolling Stones)
Take It On The Run (REO Speedwagon)
Take Me To The Pilot (Elton John)
Take the Money and Run (Steve Miller Band)
Teach Your Children (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
That Smell (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
The Times They Are A Changing (Bob Dylan)
Thick As A Brick (Jethro Tull)
Time (Pink Floyd)
Trampled Under Foot (Led Zeppelin)
Treat Me Right (Pat Benatar)
Truckin (Grateful Dead)
Tuesday Afternoon (The Moody Blues)
Tush (ZZ Top)
Tumbling Dice (The Rolling Stones)
21st Century Schizoid Man (King Crimson)
Uncle Albert (Paul and Linda McCartney)
Under my Thumb (The Rolling Stones)
Up on Cripple Creak (The Band)
Waiting for a Girl Like You (Foreigner)
Walk On The Wild Side (Lou Reed)
Walk This Way (Aerosmith)
Wasted On The Way (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
We Are The Champions (Queen)
The Weight (The Band)
Welcome To The Machine (Pink Floyd)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (The Beatles)
White Punks on Dope (The Tubes)
Who Are You (The Who)
Who'll Stop The Rain (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
The Wind Cries Mary (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
Woman From Tokyo (Deep Purple)
Won't Get Fooled Again (The Who)
Wooden Ships (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Woodstock (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet (Bachman–Turner Overdrive)
You Can't Always Get What You Want (The Rolling Stones)
Young Lust (Pink Floyd)
You Really Got Me (The Kinks)
Your Song (Elton John)
You're in My Heart (Rod Stewart)
Yours Is No Disgrace (Yes)
You Wear It Well (Rod Stewart)
Ziggy Stardust (David Bowie)
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Re: Tim Morse - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998)

Postby Henrik » Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:00 am

After a few searches in google books, I can confirm that the right versions of "Woodstock" and "I Shot the Sheriff" are listed. However, for "Heat Wave" it's Linda Ronstadt's cover.

Also, "Sara" could perhaps have been Bob Dylan's song, but Fleetwood Mac is correct.

I haven't been able to confirm the artist for "Love Hurts". As it's a classic rock book, Nazareth is probably a safe pick, but Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris duet is soooooooooooooooo much better.

Edit: Manfred Mann for "Blinded by the Light" and The Byrds for "Mr Tambourine Man" are also correct.
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Re: Tim Morse - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998)

Postby stefanocarraro » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:24 pm

This is the correct list, taken directly from the book

AMAZING JOURNEY - WHO
AMERICAN PIE - DON MCLEAN
ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL - PINK FLOYD
AQUALUNG - JETHRO TULL
BABY I LOVE YOUR WAY - PETER FRAMPTON
BACK IN BLACK - AC/DC
BACK IN THE SADDLE - AEROSMITH
BAD COMPANY - BAD COMPANY
BADGE - CREAM
BAND ON THE RUN - PAUL MCCARTNEY
THE BATTLE OF EVERMORE - LED ZEPPELIN
BEAST OF BURDEN - ROLLING STONES
BEHIND BLUE EYES - WHO
BEING FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR.KITE - BEATLES
BENNY AND THE JETS - ELTON JOHN
BLACK DOG - LED ZEPPELIN
BLACK WATER - DOOBIE BROTHERS
BLACK MAGIC WOMAN - SANTANA
BLINDED BY THE LIGHT - MANFRED MANN'S EARTH BAND
BODHISATTVA - STEELY DAN
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY - QUEEN
BORN TO BE WILD - STEPPENWOLF
BORN TO RUN - BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
BORIS THE SPIDER - WHO
BOUREE - JETHRO TULL
BREAKDOWN - TOM PETTY
CAN'T FIGHT THIS FEELING - REO SPEEDWAGON
CARRY ON - CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG
CARRY ON WAYWARD SON - KANSAS
CASEY JONES - GRATEFUL DEAD
THE CHAIN - FLEETWOOD MAC
COME TOGETHER - BEATLES
COMFORTABLY NUMB - PINK FLOYD
CROCODILE ROCK - ELTON JOHN
DANIEL - ELTON JOHN
DARK STAR - GRATEFUL DEAD
DELTA - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH
DESPERADO - EAGLES
DOCTOR WU - STEELY DAN
DON'T EAT THE YELLOW SNOW - FRANK ZAPPA
DON'T FEAR THE REAPER - BLUE OYSTER CULT
DON'T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON ME - ELTON JOHN
DON'T STOP - FLEETWOOD MAC
SOMEBODY TO LOVE - JEFFERSON AIRPLANE
DO YA THINK I'M SEXY? - ROD STEWART
DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO? - PETER FRAMPTON
DREAMBOAT ANNIE - HEART
DREAM ON - AEROSMITH
DUST IN THE WIND - KANSAS
ECHOES - PINK FLOYD
EDGE OF SEVENTEEN - STEVIE NICKS
EIGHT MILES HIGH - BYRDS
THE END - DOORS
EXCITABLE BOY - WARREN ZEVON
FAITHFULLY - JOURNEY
FAME - DAVID BOWIE
FANFARE FOR THE COMMON MAN - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER
FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME - FOREIGNER
FOLLOW YOU FOLLOW ME - GENESIS
FORTUNATE SON - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH - BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD
FRANKENSTEIN - EDGAR WINTER GROUP
FREE BIRD - LYNYRD SKYNYRD
FREE MAN IN PARIS - JONI MITCHELL
FRIEND OF THE DEVIL - GRATEFUL DEAD
FRIENDS - LED ZEPPELIN
FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND - ELTON JOHN
GET BACK - BEATLES
GIMME SOME LOVIN - SPENCER DAVIS GROUP
GOLD DUST WOMAN - FLEETWOOD MAC
GOOD VIBRATIONS - BEACH BOYS
GO YOUR OWN WAY - FLEETWOOD MAC
THE GRAND ILLUSION - STYX
A HARD DAY'S NIGHT - BEATLES
HEART OF GOLD - NEIL YOUNG
HEAT WAVE - LINDA RONSTADT
HELL IS FOR CHILDREN - PAT BENATAR
HELP! - BEATLES
HELP ME - JONI MITCHELL
HERE COMES THE SUN - BEATLES
HEROIN - VELVET UNDERGROUND
HEY JOE - JIMI HENDRIX
HEY YOU - PINK FLOYD
HELLO I LOVE YOU - DOORS
HEY JUDE - BEATLES
HOCUS POCUS - FOCUS
IMAGINE - JOHN LENNON
IMMIGRANT SONG - LED ZEPPELIN
I'M YOUR CAPTAIN - GRAND FUNK RAILROAD
IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA - IRON BUTTERFLY
IRON MAN - BLACK SABBATH
I SAW THE LIGHT - TODD RUNDGREN
I SHOT THE SHERIFF - ERIC CLAPTON
THE JOKER - STEVE MILLER BAND
JUMPIN' JACK FLASH - ROLLING STONES
KARN EVIL 9 - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER
KASHMIR - LED ZEPPELIN
KATMANDU - BOB SEGER
KILLER QUEEN - QUEEN
LA GRANGE - Z.Z. TOP
LAYLA - DEREK & THE DOMINOS
LIFE IN THE FAST LANE - EAGLES
LIGHT MY FIRE - DOORS
LIGHTS - JOURNEY
LIKE A ROLLING STONE - BOB DYLAN
LIMELIGHT - RUSH
LITTLE WING - JIMI HENDRIX
LIVE AND LET DIE - PAUL MC CARTNEY
THE LOGICAL SONG - SUPERTRAMP
LOCOMOTIVE BREATH - JETHRO TULL
LOLA - KINKS
LONG DISTANCE RUNAROUND - YES
LOVE HURTS - NAZARETH
LOVE THE ONE YOU'RE WITH - STEPHEN STILLS
LOW SPARK OF HIGH HEELED BOYS - TRAFFIC
LUCKY MAN - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER
MAGGIE MAY - ROD STEWART
MAGIC CARPET RIDE - STEPPENWOLF
MAGIC MAN - HEART
MARRAKECH EXPRESS - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH
MAYBE I'M AMAZED - PAUL MC CARTNEY
THE MINSTREL IN THE GALLERY - JETHRO TULL
MINUTE BY MINUTE - DOOBIE BROTHERS
MIRACLES - JEFFERSON STARSHIP
MISTY MOUNTAIN HOP - LED ZEPPELIN
MISUNDERSTANDING - GENESIS
MR. TAMBOURINE MAN - BYRDS
MONEY - PINK FLOYD
MONY MONY - TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS
MY GENERATION - WHO
THE NEEDLE AND THE DAMAGE DONE - NEIL YOUNG
NIGHT MOVES - BOB SEGER
NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN - MOODY BLUES
NO MORE MR. NICE GUY - ALICE COOPER
OHIO - CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG
ONE OF THESE NIGHTS - EAGLES
ON THE BORDER - EAGLES
OUR HOUSE - CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG
PAINT IT BLACK - ROLLING STONES
PIECE OF MY HEART - JANIS JOPLIN
PINBALL WIZARD - WHO
POOR, POOR PITIFUL ME - LINDA RONSTADT
THE PRETENDER - JACKSON BROWNE
PRETZEL LOGIC - STEELY DAN
PROUD MARY - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
PURPLE HAZE - JIMI HENDRIX
THE PUSHER - STEPPENWOLF
QUESTION - MOODY BLUES
READY FOR LOVE - BAD COMPANY
REVOLUTION - BEATLES
RHIANNON - FLEETWOOD MAC
RIDING THE STORM OUT - REO SPEEDWAGON
RIKKI DON'T LOSE THAT NUMBER - STEELY DAN
ROCK AND ROLL - LED ZEPPELIN
ROCK AND ROLL NEVER FORGETS - BOB SEGER
ROCKET MAN - ELTON JOHN
ROUNDABOUT - YES
RUNNING ON EMPTY - JACKSON BROWNE
SARA - FLEETWOOD MAC
(I CAN'T GET NO) SATISFACTION - ROLLING STONES
SATURDAY NIGHT'S ALRIGHT FOR FIGHTING - ELTON JOHN
SCHOOL'S OUT - ALICE COOPER
SHE SAID, SHE SAID - BEATLES
SIMPLE MAN - LYNYRD SKYNYRD
SLOW RIDE - FOGHAT
SMOKE ON THE WATER - DEEP PURPLE
SMOKING IN THE BOYS ROOM - BROWNSVILLE STATION
SOMEONE SAVED MY LIFE TONIGHT - ELTON JOHN
THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME - LED ZEPPELIN
SOUTHERN CROSS - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH
SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK & ROLL STAR - BYRDS
THE SPIRIT OF RADIO - RUSH
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN - LED ZEPPELIN
START ME UP - ROLLING STONES
STILL... YOU TURN ME ON - EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER
STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER - BEATLES
STREET FIGHTING MAN - ROLLING STONES
SUBSTITUTE - WHO
SUITE JUDY BLUE EYES - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH
SWEET EMOTION - AEROSMITH
SWEET HOME ALABAMA - LYNYRD SKYNYRD
SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL - ROLLING STONES
TAKE IT ON THE RUN - REO SPEEDWAGON
TAKE ME TO THE PILOT - ELTON JOHN
TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN - STEVE MILLER BAND
TEACH YOUR CHILDREN - CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG
THAT SMELL - LYNYRD SKYNYRD
THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN - BOB DYLAN
THICK AS A BRICK - JETHRO TULL
TIME - PINK FLOYD
TRAMPLED UNDER FOOT - LED ZEPPELIN
TREAT ME RIGHT - PAT BENATAR
TRUCKIN - GRATEFUL DEAD
TUESDAY AFTERNOON - MOODY BLUES
TUSH - Z.Z. TOP
TUMBLING DICE - ROLLING STONES
21ST CENTURY SCHIZOID MAN - KING CRIMSON
UNCLE ALBERT - PAUL MC CARTNEY
UNDER MY THUMB - ROLLING STONES
UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK - BAND
WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU - FOREIGNER
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE - LOU REED
WALK THIS WAY - AEROSMITH
WASTED ON THE WAY - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS - QUEEN
THE WEIGHT - BAND
WELCOME TO THE MACHINE - PINK FLOYD
WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS - BEATLES
WHITE PUNKS ON DOPE - TUBES
WHO ARE YOU - WHO
WHO'LL STOP THE RAIN - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
THE WIND CRIES MARY - JIMI HENDRIX
WOMAN FROM TOKYO - DEEP PURPLE
WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN - WHO
WOODEN SHIPS - CROSBY, STILLS & NASH
WOODSTOCK - CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG
YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET - BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE
YOU CAN'T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT - ROLLING STONES
YOUNG LUST - PINK FLOYD
YOU REALLY GOT ME - KINKS
YOUR SONG - ELTON JOHN
YOU'RE IN MY HEART (THE FINAL ACCLAIM) - ROD STEWART
YOURS IS NO DISGRACE - YES
YOU WEAR IT WELL - ROD STEWART
ZIGGY STARDUST - DAVID BOWIE


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