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May 28, 2008



This is the hardest thing in the world. Limit myself to 5 songs? Off the top of my head:

5. NIN - Something I Can Never Have
4. Duran Duran - Wild Boys
3. Barry Manilow - Read'em and Weep
2. Metallica - St. Anger
1. Oingo Boingo - When the Lights Go Out


I don't know why, but these 5 songs drop me to my knees......OH!
It's a mug's game - Soft Cell
Don't dream it's over - Crowded House
Black - Pearl Jam
Love Missile F1-11 Sigue Sigue Sputnik
El Jinete - Enrique Bunbury


Oh Bean, there are so many to choose from...Here's what I could think of, but my list might change later in the day.

1. Johnny Cash-Hurt
2. Abba-Dancing Queen
3. U2-One
4. Slayer-Piece by Piece
5. Jose Feliciano-Feliz Navidad


My top 5 Lyle Lovett songs:

5. God Will (But I Won't)
4. She's No Lady
3. Her First Mistake
2. North Dakota
1. If I Had A Boat


Since you asked

Death Cab for Cutie & Postal Service Top 5:

5: I will possess your heart
4: Crooked Teeth
3: Cath
2: Clark Gable
1. The District

Bean, you know I'm right.


my top five songs of all time:

5. Nobody Loves Me - Portishead
4. Ace of Spades - Motorhead
3. Days of the Phoenix - AFI
2. Everlong - Foo Fighters
1. The Passenger - Iggy Pop


My favorite songs ever:

1) Bad Religion - Struck A Nerve
2) Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullabies
3) The Briggs - 3rd World War
4) The Living End - Trace of Doubt
5) Dropkick Murphys - The Dirty Glass

It's not for everybody, but it works for me!


Depeche Mode
(not in any particular order)
1. Enjoy the Silence
2. Policy of Truth
3. I feel Loved
4. Somebody
5. Home



5. Hallelujah- Jeff Buckley

4. The Pieces Don't Fit Anymore- James Morrison

3. Imagine - John Lennon

2. Close to Me- The Cure

1. A Change is Gonna Come- Sam Cooke (by far!)

I love Days of the Phoenix and Everlong too... good job Steve-O.


5. Too Drunk to F**K - Dead Kennedys
(for Karaoke purposes where available)
4. Had a Dad - Jane's Addiction
3. Uncontrollable Urge - Devo
2. Drink - The Jazz Butcher
1. Linda Blair - Redd Kross
(hasta be live)


top 5...and they're in no particular order

Duran Duran - Come Undone
Filter - Take a Picture
Sting - Fields of Gold
Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes
Depeche Mode - Precious


In no particular order, as of 8:54 A.M. Wednesday May 28, 2008. It will change by 9:30 A.M.

Rave On – Buddy Holly
Born on the Bayou – CCR
For No One – The Beatles
Red Blue Jeans – John Kilzer
Devils and Dust - Springsteen


Five of my fovorite songs:
1. Maxwell's Silver Hammer - The Beatles
2. Come Dancing - The Kinks
3. Can You Read My Mind - The Killers
4. Doesn't Make It Alright - Stiff Little Fingers
5.Dance The Night Away - Van Halen
They all remind me of different, cool times in my life. And thanks for asking.


1. nina simone- sugar in my bowl
2. pink floyd- wish you were here
3. primus- too many puppies
4. faith no more- midnight cowboy
5. gorillaz- o green world
6. jethro tull- aqualung
7. led zeppelin- tangerine
8. motely crue- live wire
9. nirvana- lake of fire
10. etta james- at last

i am a terrible follower and listener.

Sketchbook by chris

My favorite IRON MAIDEN songs:

5. Killers
4. 2 minutes to Midnite
3. Number of the Beast
2. Aces High
1. Phantom of the Opera


Dancing in the Moonlight - King Harvest

Take the Money and Run - Steve Miller

Day After Day - Badfinger

Classical Gas - Mason Williams

Bungle in the Jungle - Jethro Tull

Love Rollercoaster - Chilis/Ohio Players

Look of Love - ABC

Stomp/Strawberry Letter 23 - Brothers Johnson

Yup, I did more than 5. I totally cheated...

Mr. Mustachio

Top 5 Favorite songs from A Tribe Called Quest
5. Check the Rhime
4. After Hours
3. Electric Relaxation
2. Scenario
1. Can I Kick It?


HMMMMM let's see

1. A Perfect Circle, Judith
2. Beatles, I Want You
3. Moby, Porcelain
4. Crosby Still and Nash, Southern Cross
5. Eugene Ormonde, Ravel's Bolaro


My top 5 songs in no particular order; well except for 'Jesse's Girl' - that song makes me happy every time I hear it!

Jesse's Girl - Rick Springfield
Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
Where The Streets Have No Name - U2
Rich Girl - Hall & Oates
In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel


I gotta' show the Ween love!

1. The Argus - Ween
2. St Louis is Listening - Mike Doughty solo version
3. Whiskey in the Jar - Thin Lizzy
4. Sheraton Gibson - Pete Townsend
5. Someday - Ween

Rob P.

This is easy:

Burn - Deep Purple
Mistreated - Deep Purple
Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple
Mandrake Root - Deep Purple
Child in Time - Deep Purple

Ritchie Blackmore rocks harder than a very hard rock-type thing.


Elliot Smith - Pretty (ugly before)
Shins - Pink Bullets
Son Volt - Tear Stained Eye
Bruce Cockburn - Pacing the Cage
Whiskey Bottle - Uncle Tupelo

Not sure why Radiohead didn't make the list. Tomorrow it would be on there for sure.

Emily Alexis

I will give my top 5 Dolly Parton songs since she is my obsession. They are:
Dumb Blonde
Grass is Blue
Marry Me
Rockin' Years
Islands in the Stream (shut up....it's a fun song)

Drew Hansen

5) Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
4) Straight outa Compton - NWA
3) The Rising - The Boss
2) Thunder Road - The Boss
1) Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

Rebecca on Bainbridge

I agree with all of my fellow posters -- this is impossible. I couldn't really narrow it to 100! But, for fun, here are the five I am thinking of at this moment:

1. Skating - Vince Guaraldi Trio
2. Kiss from a Rose -- Seal
3. Try Not to Breathe -- REM
4. Led Zep - Kashmir
5. Queen -- You're My Best Friend
6. Gomez -- Extra Special Guy

Darn -- I knew I couldn't do just five . . . It's like trying to eat one potato chip . . .

Sunny Days

This list will change, but as of right now (in no particular order):

Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!- Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Denial Twist- The White Stripes

Geek Stink Breath- Green Day

My Violent Heart- Nine Inch Nails

Seeing Double at the Triple Rock- NOFX

All bow to my sheer awesomeness!!!!


OMG, this changes from day to day, hour to hour...and I also had trouble limiting myself to just five:

Nights in White Satin - the Moody Blues
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Time In a Bottle - Jim Croce
L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
Life For Rent - Dido
Cherry Red Wine - Jonny Lang
Supermagic 2000 - Chris Isaak
Trouble - Elvis Presley
The Devil Went Down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
A Lover Is Forever - Etta James
Little Wing - Stevie Ray Vaughan

Vic Rattler

I could never rank all the songs I love, except for #1 (an instance of perfection I hold above all else,) so I picked a handful of all-timers.
1. Fade to Black - Metallica
+ Whole Lota Rosie - AC/DC
+ Alien Blueprint - Rollins Band
+ Everlong - Foo Fighters
+ Born to Raise Hell - Motorhead

Recently discovered loves Top 5
1. Turn It On - Sleater-Kinney
2. Good and Ready - Anti-Flag
3. I Will Possess Your Heart - Death Cab for Cutie (God I hate that band name)
4. Spit in the Face - Anti-Flag
5. (admitted guilty pleasure) Through the Fire and the Flames - Dragonforce

Blew my mind and put the band on my radar Top 5
1. Battery - Metallica
2. Monkey Wrench - Foo Fighters
3. Entertain - Sleater-Kinney
4. Liar - Rollins Band
5. Ironman - Black Sabbath

ok, I'll stop now...


Here are five of my 200 or so favorite Beatles songs:

5. In My Life

4. Ticket To Ride

3. I'll Be Back

2. Rain

1. Wait


Top 5 Weezer Songs

5. Worry Rock (green day cover)
4. Smile
3. The Good Life
2. Only In Dreams
1. Say It Ain't So
and even though you have all the songs on your ipod, doesn't it just make your day when you hear one of your favorites on the radio??


Here are my favorites right this minute...

Whipping Post- Allman Brothers
Brown Eyed Blues- Ben Harper
Sugar In My Bowl- Nina Simone
Thunder Kiss '65- White Zombie
If God Made You- Five For Fighting
Like The Way She Moves- Chris Isaak
OOPS!!! Gave you a bonus!

Joseph Pattison

if i ever leave this world alive - flogging molly

blue jeans & white t-shirts - gaslight anthem

heart of the city - jay-z

spaceship - kanye west

don't stop believin' - journey


6. Mr. Jones- Counting Crows
5. Ahead By A Century- The Tragically Hip
4. Don't Look Back in Anger- Oasis
3. Cherub Rock- Smashing Pumpkins
2. Fall On Me- REM
1. I've Seen All Good People- Yes

I couldn't pick just five either!
In regards to yesterday's post, I too find it amazing that I'm sitting here typing this, and within a day or so, you will be saying, "Someone actually still listens to Yes??"

andy warhol

diablo rojo - rodrigo y gabriela
debra - beck
achilles last stand - led zeppelin
reality - david bowie
trapped in the drive thru - weird al yankovic


I love making lists of favorites!
(as of this morning)

Bee Gees "How Deep is Your Love"
Tenacious D "Karate"
Riders in the sky "Back in the Saddle Again"
The Cars "Hello Again"
David Bowie "The Laughing Gnome"

John E

"Joan of Arc (Maid of Orleans)" - Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark (OMD)

"Autobahn" - Kraftwerk

"The Friends of Mr. Cairo" - Jon & Vangelis

"International" - Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark

"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" - Tears for Fears

No rock music for me, thanks. ;-)

Cathy G.

I love me some Manilow... so here are MY TOP FIVE MANILOW SONGS...

5) even now
4) could it be magic
3) i write the songs
2) daybreak
1) can't smile without you

SOME of about a MILLION of my fave songs of all time...

Summer Lovin - from Grease
Fragile - Sting
Breathe - Faith Hill
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Let's get it on - Marvin Gaye
Deadbeat Club - B52's
No Such Thing - John Mayer
One Step Beyond - Madness

OK--- i could keep going forever since songs keep popping into my head and i say "omg - i love that song, too!"

I love interactive posts! Thanks Bean!!

Julius Marx

I think you MIGHT want to turn your Kiss Army card back in... Yesterday morning ole' Gene Simmons was a "surprise guest" on the Rachel Ray show (though I'm not sure how much of a surprise it could really be since CBS played that commercial all damn morning!"

My current top 5:
1- A Talk with George - Jonathan Coulton (http://www.jonathancoulton.com/songdetails/A%20Talk%20with%20George)
2- Not the Same After That - Ben Folds
3- I Want You - Elvis Costello
4- Bank Job- Barenaked Ladies
5- Common People - William Shatner/Ben Folds

Top 5 Jonathan Coulton Songs
1- Code Monkey
2- Future Soon
3- Kenesaw Mountain Landis
4- Skullcrusher Mountain
5- Famous Blue Raincoat (Leonard Cohen cover)

Top 5 Ben Folds songs
1- Not the Same After That
2- Best Imitation of Myself
3- Landed
4- Fred Jones Part II
5- Luckiest

Top 5 BNL songs-
1- If I had a $1,000,000
2- Bank Job
3- Break Your Heart
4- The Flag
5- Song MegaMix Medley

As always- Your mileage may vary

Kings Fan

Top 5 (as of now)... in no particular order:

Paperlate - Genesis
Strobe Light - B-52's
The Whole of the Moon - The Waterboys
Monkey Wrench - Foo Fighters
Kerosene - Miranda Lambert

I know... I'm all over the place.


It's really hard to pick 5 all time favorites of anything, but here are 5 songs I love that definitely come to mind right away -

Goodnight Saignon - Billy Joel
Photograph - Def Leppard
Change - John Waite
Baby Jane - Rod Stewart
Modern Love - David Bowie

Rebecca on Bainbridge

Kiss Enlists Condoleezza Rice In Kiss Army Fan Club

MATTHEW LEE | May 30, 2008 11:57 AM EST | AP

This photo provided by the State Department shows Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, center, posing the hard rocker group Kiss, Thursday, May 29, 2008, in Stockholm, Sweden. From left are, Tommy Thayer, Paul Stanley, Secretary Rice, Gene Simmons and Eric Singer (AP Photo/State Department, Anne Lyons)

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The Kiss Army fan club has an enthusiastic new recruit: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Rice was in the Swedish capital Thursday for an international conference on Iraq. Kiss had a sold-out concert to play Friday.

"I was thrilled," Rice said of her late-night encounter with Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and bandmates Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer in the executive lounge of the Sheraton Hotel where they signed autographs and handed out backstage passes and T-shirts to her staff.

"It was really fun to meet Kiss and Gene Simmons," she told reporters, noting that they seemed well-informed about current events. The band had asked if she could stop by after she finished dinner with the Swedish foreign minister and Rice readily agreed, she said.

Rice, a classically trained pianist, said she has eclectic musical tastes ranging from Beethoven to Bruce Springsteen.

Hard rockers such as Kiss are included in the mix, and Rice said her favorite Kiss tune is "Rock and Roll All Nite."

But, Rice conceded, she has never seen the band in concert.


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maltese parakeet

best of what's around - dave matthews band
dr. feelgood - aretha franklin
in my life - the beatles
if i had $1,000,000 - barenaked ladies
how blue can you get - bb king


Social Distortion is my #1 Fave...

Cold Feelings
Sick Boy
Born To Lose
Prison Bound
Ring of Fire
Also, I love Mike Ness' solo stuff, especially his cover of Big Iron by Marty Robbins.


These 5 make me stop and listen any time I hear them, even on my Ipod:
Ozzy - Mr. Crowley
Bob Seger - Against the Wind
Skynyrd - Freebird (Live)
REM - So. Central Rain
Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Sunny Days

Hey, Bean, I read in the paper today that Condoleezza Rice is a card-carrying member of the Kiss Army, also. You might want to reconsider your membership.

Just 5 more songs:
Furniture- Fugazi
Rise Above- Black Flag
Yu-Gung- Einsturzende Neubauten
1,000,000- Nine Inch Nails
The Grouch- Green Day

Much love, Bean!

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