Sunday, December 07, 2003

A friend of ours just had her 51st birthday and we put together a 4 cd set of a song from each year of her life. I'm fairly proud of the result, despite having been hamstrung by such considerations as "will she like it?"

Whatcha think?

1952 NAT KING COLE Unforgettable 1953 EARTHA KITT Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 1954 HELEN MERRILL You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To 1955 DINAH WASHINGTON I Get a Kick Out of You 1956 FRANK SINATRA You Make Me Feel So Young 1957 PATSY CLINE Walkin’ After Midnight 1958 FATS DOMINO Whole Lotta Lovin’ 1959 DINAH WASHINGTON What a Difference a Day Makes 1960 MEL TORME AND THE MELTONES What Is this Thing Called Love? 1961 BOBBY DARIN You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby 1962 ETTA JAMES At Last
1963 SHIRLEY HORN Love for Sale 1964 SHIRLEY BASSEY Goldfinger
1965 SIMON AND GARFUNKEL The Sounds of Silence 1966 THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS California Dreamin’ 1967 JEFFERSON AIRPLANE White Rabbit 1968 ROLLING STONES Sympathy for the Devil 1969 JIMI HENDRIX Crosstown Traffic 1970 LED ZEPPLIN Whole Lotta Love 1971 JOHN LENNON Imagine 1972 STEVIE WONDER Superstition 1973 THE WHO Love Reign O’er Me 1974 BOB MARLEY No Woman No Cry 1975 FLEETWOOD MAC Landslide 1976 DAVID BOWIE Young Americans 1977 SUSAN SARANDON Touch-a Touch Me bonus TIM CURRY Sweet Transvestite 1978 BEE GEES You Should be Dancin’ 1979 BLONDIE Heart of Glass 1980 PINK FLOYD (Roger Waters) Another Brick in the Wall 1 and 2 1981 QUEEN/DAVID BOWIE Under Pressure 1982 PRINCE 1999 1983 EURYTHMICS Sweet Dreams (are made of this) 1984 POLICE Wrapped Around Your Finger 1985 SADE Smooth Operator 1986 PETER GABRIEL In Your Eyes 1987 SUZANNE VEGA Luka 1988 GIPSY KINGS Baila Me 1989 U2 All I Want is You 1990 SINEAD O’CONNOR Nothing Compares 2 U 1991 REM Losing My Religion 1992 TORI AMOS Crucify 1993 BJORK Human Behavior 1994 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Streets of Philadelphia 1995 DAVE MATTHEWS BAND Ants Marching 1996 ALANIS MORISSETTE You Learn 1997 JAMARAQUAI Virtual Insanity 1998 THE VERVE Bittersweet Symphony 1999 SHERYL CROW My Favorite Mistake 2000 SANTANA/MANA Corazon Espinado 2001 STING Desert Rose 2002 NIKKA COSTA Push and Pull 2003 COLDPLAY Clocks
BONUS "Birthday" by the Beatles


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