Posts Tagged: 30 day song challenge

30 Day Song Challenge #20

Day 20: a song that has many meanings to you. Dream Theater — Hollow Years (live at Budokan) One: This live performance totally destroys the album version. Two: When I say I don’t mind extended guitar solos as long as they serve the song, this is exactly what I mean. Three: James LaBrie is on…. Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #19

Day 19: A song that makes you think about life. Savatage — This Is the Time (1990) It was the year of nineteen-ninety And the Berlin wall was down And a thousand years regretted Now laid buried in the ground And the prophets read the future And the omens all seemed kind In the classic… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #18

Day 18: A song you like from the 70s. The Osmonds — Crazy Horses Picking a song I like from the 70s is harder than it should be, because there are so many of them. Arguably, acts like Rush, Aerosmith, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Kansas, Queen, Carole King, Joni Mitchel, James Taylor, Kiss, Bruce Springsteen, Elton… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #17

Day 17: a song you’d sing a duet with someone on karaoke. Brooke Fraser & William Fitzsimmons — You Can Close Your Eyes. James Taylor’s “You Can Close Your Eyes” is a drop-dead gorgeous little lullaby. (He’s quite good at that. See also “Sweet Baby James” and “Fire and Rain”.) I haven’t got a clue… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #16

Day 16: a song that’s a classic favorite. Grieg: Pianoconcert – Hannes Minnaar – Limburgs Symfonie Orkest olv. Otto Tausk We have now arrived in the part of the list where the categories aren’t always clear. What is “a classic favorite” exactly? Is it an oldie that I like? Is it a piece of classical… Read more »