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I'm glad I asked, cos now we get to see what makes up one of our newer players' musical personality. Give it up for Lee Bee Bee's:

NOMINATIONS

24 Hours from Tulsa - Gene Pitney - 1963

Sorry - Easybeats, the - 1966

A Good Year For The Roses - George Jones - 1970

Eleanor Rigby - Zoot - 1970

One In A Hundred - Gene Clark - 1970

Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy - Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs - 1972

Dallas - Flatlanders, the - 1972

Evie (part 1) - Stevie Wright - 1974

Yesterday's Hero - John Paul Young - 1975

Girls On The Avenue - Richard Clapton - 1975

Summer Love - Sherbet - 1975

We're All Alone - Boz Scaggs - 1976

Cherry Bomb - Runaways - 1976

The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy - 1976

Love Comes In Spurts - Richard Hell and the Voidoids - 1977

Friction - Television - 1977

Looking for the Magic - Dwight Twilley Band - 1977

Shivers - Boys Next Door, the - 1978

Women In Uniform - Skyhooks - 1978

Bliss - Th' Dudes - 1978

Cars - Gary Numan - 1979

The Winner Takes It All - Abba - 1980

Man in the Corner Shop - Jam, the - 1980

Souvenir - OMD - 1981

Cattle And Cane - Go-Betweens, the - 1983

Everything Counts - Depeche Mode - 1983

Oblivious - Aztec Camera - 1983

Forest Fire - Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - 1984

Flame Trees - Cold Chisel - 1984

Perfect Way - Scritti Politti - 1985

Appetite - Prefab Sprout - 1985

Alex Chilton - Replacements, the - 1987

Tower of song - Leonard Cohen - 1988

Going Down - Stone Roses, the - 1988

I've Been Waiting - Matthew Sweet - 1991

Divorce Song - Liz Phair - 1993

Into Your Arms - Lemonheads, the - 1993

Windfall - Son Volt - 1995

Sweet Old World - Emmylou Harris - 1995

Better Get A Lawyer - Cruel Sea, the - 1995

How To Make Gravy - Paul Kelly - 1996

Blackfella Whitefella (1996 version) - Warumpi Band - 1996

Strong - Robbie Williams - 1998

Feel Good Hit of the Summer - Queens of the Stone Age - 2000

Deathly - Aimee Mann - 2000

Eyes Like Sparks - Grandpaboy - 2002

Get Some Sleep - Bic Runga - 2002

When You're Gone - Bryan Adams and Mel C. - 2002

Vicious World - Rufus Wainwright - 2003

Konichiwa Bitches - Robyn - 2007

... and here they all are in a single playlist:

http://view.playlist.com/14451140363

Lee makes things funner by also assembling:

Lee's PTT Trivia

1. Which two of these are written and sung by Paul Westerberg?

2. Which two feature Robert Quine?

3. Which one has Tom Petty on guitar?

4. Which two feature Richard Lloyd?

5. Which one is written by Stevie Wright?

6. Which two are written by "Flash and the Pan"?

7. Which one is produced by Thomas Dolby?

8. Which one is written and sung by a very young Nick Cave?

9. Which one was covered as a single by Iron Maiden?

10. Which one was covered as a single by the Screaming Jets?

11. Which one features five members of the Byrds?

12. Which one of these acts covered a song written by one of the other acts on a famous film soundtrack?

13. Which one of these acts features a star of U.S. daytime soap opera?

14. Surprisingly, only one of these featrues the musical saw. Which song is it?

15. Which one comes from an album that was named for a George Orwell (mis)quote in the U.S., but after an American actor in the England?

16. Which one of these features the singer from another of these on guitar?

17. Which one of these features Neil Young, Lucinda Williams, Larry Mullens Jr and Steve Earle?

18. Paul Kelly (one of the acts here) directly borrowed from one of the other songs here when writing "Have you ever seen Sydney from a 747 at night?". Which song did he borrow from?

19. Which one was covered as a single by Elvis Costello?

20. Which of these artists is the only guest musician to ever get a line of dialogue in Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

Go on - have fun ;) :rock: :headphones:

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1. Sorry - Easybeats, the - 1966

2. Evie (part 1) - Stevie Wright - 1974

3. Cherry Bomb - Runaways - 1976

4. Strong - Robbie Williams - 1998

5. The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy - 1976

6. Summer Love - Sherbet - 1975

7. Man in the Corner Shop - Jam, the - 1980

8. When You're Gone - Bryan Adams and Mel C. - 2002

9. Feel Good Hit of the Summer - Queens of the Stone Age - 2000

10 Sweet Old World - Emmylou Harris - 1995

Very many songs on this list that are new to me...I enjoyed them very much Lee! :thumbsup:

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Hi everyone!

I hope you like my list. I tried hard to make it a nice level playing field, so I left out pretty much all of the BIG names. It should go without saying that my personal faves include stuff from teh Beatles, Stones, Dylan, S&G, CCR, the Who, etc, but I made a conscious decision to leave out songs and acts that feature heavily in the main Songfactors' Top Tens.

I'm hoping that most of what remains is reasonably new to you, but should give you a real taste of how I see the music world from my born-in-Australia-in-the-sixties perspective.

Anyway, please enjoy the playlist. I've had it on high rotation at work, and what do you know.. I like it!

Se ya,

LBBB

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:thumbsup: I loved it!

Fantastic, Laurie! Sherbet are a bit of a sad story. They were far and away the most popular band in Australia in the mid-70s (yes, even more than AC/DC), but they have somehow been expunged from our cultural memory, and you will never hear them played now even on "classic" radio unless they are doing a bad-taste-70s schtick. I really don't know why. At the time, though, Summer Love was the biggest selling song ever in Australia (Hey Jude was number 2).

I love it too,

L.

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1. Which two of these are written and sung by Paul Westerberg?

One of them is Alex Chilton - Replacements

3. Which one has Tom Petty on guitar?

We're All Alone - Boz Skaggs

17. Which one of these features Neil Young, Lucinda Williams, Larry Mullens Jr and Steve Earle?

Sweet Old World - Emmylou Harris

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Some one else put Liz Phair and Rufus Wainwright on their PTT!!! :D

1 Cherry Bomb - Runaways - 1976

2 Divorce Song - Liz Phair - 1993

3 The Winner Takes It All - Abba - 1980

4 Into Your Arms - Lemonheads, the - 1993

5 The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy - 1976

6 Cars - Gary Numan - 1979

7 We're All Alone - Boz Scaggs - 1976

8 Vicious World - Rufus Wainwright - 2003

9 Feel Good Hit of the Summer - Queens of the Stone Age - 2000

10 I've Been Waiting - Matthew Sweet - 1991

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1. Which two of these are written and sung by Paul Westerberg?

One of them is Alex Chilton - Replacements

3. Which one has Tom Petty on guitar?

We're All Alone - Boz Skaggs

17. Which one of these features Neil Young, Lucinda Williams, Larry Mullens Jr and Steve Earle?

Sweet Old World - Emmylou Harris

A big hand for MindCrime for being our first contestant.

1. Yes, but that's only HALF the answer.

3. So sorry, but that's not the one.

17. 100% correct!

Thanks for playing. Come again!

LBB

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Cool list, LeeBB... and the quizz is interesting too... I have some answers but I would have to google to make sure... except for Vanda&Young/Flash&thePan ("Evie" & "Sorry") and The Byrds ("One In A Hundred") so I will vote first.

1- The Winner Takes It All - Abba - 1980

2- Tower of song - Leonard Cohen - 1988

3- We're All Alone - Boz Scaggs - 1976

4- One In A Hundred - Gene Clark -

5- Oblivious - Aztec Camera - 1983

6- Sorry - Easybeats, the - 1966

7- Cars - Gary Numan - 1979

8- Man in the Corner Shop - Jam, the - 1980

9- Looking for the Magic - Dwight Twilley Band - 1977

10- Everything Counts - Depeche Mode - 1983

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... and the quizz is interesting too... I have some answers but I would have to google to make sure... except for Vanda&Young/Flash&thePan ("Evie" & "Sorry") and The Byrds ("One In A Hundred") ...

Oh, googling. That would be wicked. But guess what... the Easybeats' song might be a bit of a trick ;-)

THanks heaps,

LBBB

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I know Petty played on one of Boz Skaggs mid-70's albums. I guess that wasn't the track though.

Tom Petty played guitar on...

Looking for the Magic - Dwight Twilley

Okay, you got it. Well done. In fact, Petty is in the clip for the song, although I think he's miming the wrong instrument ;-)

Nice one, thanks very much for playing,

LBBB

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1> Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy

2> Cars - Gary Numan

3> Cherry Bomb - Runaways

4> Looking for the Magic - Dwight Twilley

5> Alex Chilton - Replacements

6> When You're Gone - Bryan Adams & Mel C

7> Everything Counts - Depeche Mode

8> Feel Good Hit of the Summer - Queens of the Stone Age

9> Sweet Old World - Emmylou Harris

10> I've Been Waiting - Matthew Sweet

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1. Girls On The Avenue - Richard Clapton

2. Flame Trees - Cold Chisel

3. Women In Uniform - Skyhooks

4. Evie (Part One) - Stevie Wright

5. Most People I Know Think That I'm Crazy - Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs

6. Shivers - The Boys Next Door

7. 24 Hours From Tulsa - Gene Pitney

8. Sorry - The Easybeats

9. Cherry Bomb - The Runaways

10. Eleanor Rigby - Zoot

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I think I know the answer to Q.6 :D

6. Which two are written by "Flash and the Pan"?

Evie & Yesterday's Hero

Oh, very very good. And I guess that means you know which one was written by Stevie Wright. Of course, some of us do have a born advantage in this quiz. Now, have you picked the two (possibly three) songs that feature Robert Quine on guitar?

Thanks heaps,

Lee.

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