Posts Tagged ‘ Elvis Presley ’

Volume 169: 9/16


[Edit, the day after…] as you can tell – I was confused… The King died August 16. That was two days ago. I was so impressed by post# 169 / and the date 9/16 that I thought… well anyway… It’s always good to honor him. Sorry 🙂

In Germany “September 16” is written as 16.9. – what a coincidence that this is post #169  – and on September 16 Elvis died. Yesterday. 33 years ago. Time for one of his greatest songs ever. Enjoy. And please do not forget him.

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Volume 150: Soundtracks, MovieSongs


Allright!!! 150 Posts!!! Champagne!!! 😉 I was wondering if I should keep this “edition” until Friday for the weekly special, but what the heck! It’s 150 posts TODAY and so we celebrate today! Inspired by this post I will share with you today my top 5 movie songs, always one of my favorite topics. This is my very personal selection of great music from the movies, you might have seen some of them here before and there is so much more!… Whenever possible I will show you NOT the movie scenes but the musicians, just for a change 🙂 Enjoy them anyway!!

W.A. Mozart – Clarinet Concert Adagio (from out of Africa)

Keith Jarrett & Jan Garbarek – Country (from wonderful movie “Bella Martha”/”Mostly Martha”) played by a no name band – but it is a great performance

Americano (from the talented Mr. Ripley) – Maintitle from tha movie by Gabriel Yared, worth listening to but not available on youtube…

Thomas Newman – Whistle Stop Cafe (from the wonderful movie “Fried Green Tomatoes”)  please listen to the full soundtrack (on youtube) – it is just magical music

Elvis Presley – a little less conversation (remix from Ocenas Eleven – another very cool full soundtrack!)

Volume 124: Friday special fathers and daughters


Just a few songs that I could find for that theme – do you know more??

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Frank & Nancy Sinatra – Something Stupid (Thanks Markus!!)

Elvis & Lisa Marie Presley – In the ghetto

Natalie & Nat King Cole – Unforgettable

Johnny & Cindy Cash – Lay m down in Dixi

Johnny & Rosanne Cash – September when it comes

Off topic encore: Johnny Cash impersonates Elvis Presley

Volume 89: a rainy day…


… makes me want to do something else but being on my desk… how about cuddling with a loved one somewhere nice and cosy and listen to some cool, old, soft tunes??? Here are some…

MARVIN GAYE & TAMMI TERRELL – Ain’t no Mountain High Enough

Aretha Franklin – Say a little Prayer

Marvin Gaye – Let’s get it on

Barry White – Can’t get enough

Tony Joe White – Rainy night in Georgia

Elvis Presley – I’ve got a thing about you

Volume 56: The moon


By special request (thanks for asking, Katja), today’s songs are about the moon… No specific order, I like them all 🙂 And since they are all great you get 10 instead of 5 songs today 🙂

Katie Melua – Blame it on the moon

Elvis Presley – Blue moon of Kentucky

The Police – walking on the moon (cool version from Sting alone: click here)

Sting (again) – Moon over Bourbon Street (Chris Botti on the trumpet)

Nat King Cloe – Fly me to the moon (very nice versions are coming from many others including Frank Sinatra – but he get’s his song right below…)

Frank Sinatra – Moon River

Lyle Lovett – Moon on my shoulder (Lyle Lovett is a country songwriter with a very special voice…)

Claude Debussy – Clair de lune played by David Oistrakh (If I had to pick just ONE – this would be it, I have posted it in here before… You’ve heard it in many movies – I like this version in particular)

Cat Stevens – Moonshadow (last but not least…)

Michael Buble – Moondance (by Van Morrison) can not be embedded, please click here

Volume 52: The King


51 posts without even one song from M. Presley – no way… Enjoy the man who changed music forever…

Heartbreak Hotel

Jailhouse Rock (Version from 57)

Love me tender

In the ghetto (with his daughter Lisa Marie, could not find an older version – come on, sing along, anyway… 🙂

Suspicious mind

 

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