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In this thread, discuss bands who are really well-respected and loved, and their songs that you think should be considered one of their greatest hits, but is not.

examples:

The Beatles - She Said, She Said

Stevie Wonder - Tuesday Heartbreak

Elton John - Amy

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Daft Punk - Superheroes

one of my favorites from DP

I love "Night Vision" and "Veridis Quo." Their instrumentals are... sick :cool: I guess that could also go for other bands. The Smiths's "Oscillate Wildy" is one of the best (albeit underrated) songs. Speaking of Depeche Mode, there's "Agent Orange" and "St Jarna" :beatnik:

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Here are some of my fave songs... the kind that don't appear on Best Ofs or Greatest Hits

Rocks Off - The Rolling Stones

Love Ain't For Keeping - The Who

Oklahoma USA - The Kinks

Only Living Boy in New York - Simon and Garfunkel

Goin' Back - The Byrds

Goin' Down - Stone Roses

Queen Botch - David Bowie

Man In The Corner Shop - The Jam

I Am Superman - R.E.M.

Let Down - Radiohead

King Harvest - The Band

See ya,

LeeBBB

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Hey Seeker! Love that song!

btw, I was going to say "The Seeker", but in fairness it does appear on all the compilations. Still not as well known as it should be ;-)

L,

L.

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And of course a Beatles song:

I Don't Want To Spoil The Party

:bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: ...it´s always in my iPod... :cool:

...and still not in the SongFactor's Top Tens!!

I nominated it once or twice... :P if you nominate it, it will be my #1, 2 or 3... -depending on my own nom... ;) -

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Like many people, my favourites by some popular bands are often unlikely ones.

The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin

Innuendo - Queen

Minstrel In The Gallery - Jethro Tull

High Hopes - Pink Floyd

Getting In Tune - The Who

She's A Rainbow - The Rolling Stones

Tomorrow Never Knows - The Beatles

Night Bird Flying - Jimi Hendrix

The Masterplan - Oasis

Who You Are - Pearl Jam

And, for my fellow Australians:

Up And Down And Back Again - Powderfinger

Best Kept Lies - Cold Chisel

Lazy Gun - Jet

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And, for my fellow Australians:

Up And Down And Back Again - Powderfinger

Best Kept Lies - Cold Chisel

Lazy Gun - Jet

Midnight Oil before they discovered acoustic guitars and drum machines, four-on-the-floor drums and straight eights bass lines, eg Back On The Borderline and the rest of the Head Injuries album.

LB

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TNK is one of the best considered songs of the Beatles... :P I´d say "She Loves You" is underated, as it´s considered pure pop& yeah yeah yeah yeaaaah... yet it´s one of their most "groundbreaking" ;) songs

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Would you really say that Tomorrow Never Knows was underrated? Isn't it usually considered to be one of John's greatest masterpieces?

LBB

I felt I had to mention it simply because it did not appear on the 1962-1966 compilation, even though IMO it is better than every song on that compilation.

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Strangers

~ The Kinks

The Kinks may be the most underrated band in history... what do you think? Pretty much everything from VGPS onwards (apart from a fluke hit with Lola) was completely ignored. Some of the greatest music to ever come out of England.

LB

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Graham Parker was a big hit in Australia way back when:

Hey Lord, Don't Ask Me Questions

Protection

New York Shuffle

Like a cross between Elvis Costello and Van Morrison. Also strangely reminiscent of the Australian mid-70s act Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons.

Good stuff!!

LB

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