Artists & Songs

Here is a list of the artists and songs touched on in Hooks so far, the featured items in bold. The Search box ought to get you to any of them, unless they’re in Comments, in which case the post title is noted.

Allman Brothers: “Jessica,” “Little Martha,” “Statesboro Blues,” “Whipping Post” (in Comments on Odd Meter)

Allman, Duane: “Statesboro Blues”

Amazing Rhythm Aces: “Emma Jean”

AMM: “Later During a Flaming Riviera Sunset”

Amos, Tori: “Spark” (in Comments on Odd Meter)

Anderson, Laurie: “From The Air”

Animals: “House Of The Rising Sun”

Apple, Fiona: “Extraordinary Machine”

Arcade Fire: “The Suburbs”

Argent: “Hold Your Head Up” (in Comments on Where Solos Take Us)

Argent, Rod: “Hold Your Head Up” (in Comments on Where Solos Take Us), “Time Of The Season”

Assemblers: “Media Mind,” “Zipper Dear”

Association: “You May Think”

B-52s: “Dance This Mess Around”

Babbitt, Milton: “Three Compositions for Piano”

Bad Company: “Bad Company,” “Feel Like Making Love”

Bailey, Derek: “Moment”

Balin, Marty: “Share A Little Joke With The World”

Band: “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”

Barry, John: “Midnight Cowboy Theme,” “You Only Live Twice Theme”

Bartok, Bela: “Allegro Barbaro”

Beach Boys: “Good Vibrations”

Beatles: “All You Need Is Love,” “The Ballad Of John And Yoko,” “A Day In The Life,” “Day Tripper,” “Drive My Car,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “From Me To You,” “Get Back,” “Good Morning Good Morning,” “Happiness Is A Warm Gun,” “A Hard Day’s Night,” “Hello Goodbye,” “Hey Jude,” “I Am The Walrus,” “I Feel Fine,” “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” I Want You (She’s So Heavy), “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds,” “Norwegian Wood,” “Penny Lane,” “Polythene Pam” (in Comments on The Greatest “Yeah, Yeah”), “Rain,” “Revolution,” “Revolution 9,” “She Loves You,” “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Think For Yourself” (in Comments on Categories & Nominations), “Ticket To Ride,” “Tomorrow Never Knows,” “We Can Work It Out,” “When I’m Sixty-Four,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” “Yesterday”

Beck: “Feel Good Time,” “Novacane”

Beck, Jeff: “Beck’s Bolero,” “Over The Rainbow,” “People Get Ready”

Bennett, Richard: “Hillbilly Highway”

Bennett, Tony: “I Left My Heart In San Francisco”

Benson, Brendan: “Consoler Of The Lonely”

Berry, Chuck: “Promised Land” (in Comments on Ports of Call)

Beyoncé: “Crazy In Love”

Big Brother and the Holding Company: “Ball And Chain,” “Piece Of My Heart”

Big Country: “In A Big Country”

Big Star: “O My Soul”

Bird, Andrew: “Opposite Day,” “Tenuousness”

Björk: “Big Time Sensuality,” “Birthday”

Blasters: “I’m Shakin'”

Blue Cheer: “Summertime Blues”

Blue Öyster Cult: “Don’t Fear The Reaper”

Blues Image: “Leaving My Troubles Behind”

Bogart, Tim: “Parchman Farm” (in Comments on Smoking)

Bonham, John: “Moby Dick”

Booker T. and the MGs: “Green Onions”

Bowie, David: “All The Young Dudes,” “Changes,” “Ziggy Stardust”

Box Tops: “The Letter”

Breeders: “Cannonball”

Brooke, Jonatha: “When Two And Two Are Five”

Brown, James: “Cold Sweat,” “Living In America,” “Night Train,” “There Was A Time”

Brown, Pete: “The Consul At Sunset”

Brown, Roy: “Good Rockin’ Tonight”

Browne, Jackson: “Doctor My Eyes,” “For A Rocker,” “Lawyers In Love”

Bruce, Jack: “Sunshine Of Your Love,” “The Consul At Sunset”

Brian Jonestown Massacre: “Whatever Hippie Bitch”

Brubeck, Dave: “Take Five” (in Comments on Odd Meter)

Bruford, Bill: “I’ve Seen All Good People”

Buffalo Springfield: “For What It’s Worth,” “Rock And Roll Woman” (in Comments on The Hippogriff)

Burlison, Paul: “Train Kept A-Rollin’”

Burnett, T-Bone: “Monkey Dance”

Burnette, Johnny: “Train Kept A-Rollin’”

Butthole Surfers: “Lady Sniff”

Buzzcocks: “Love You More,” “Orgasm Addict”

Byrds: “Dolphin’s Smile,” “Eight Miles High,” “Feel A Whole Lot Better,” So You Want To Be A Rock ‘N’ Roll Star

Cactus: “Parchman Farm”

Cage, John: “4’33’’”

Calexico: “Black Heart”

Cannibal and the Headhunters: “Land of 1,000 Dances”

Captain Beefheart: “Ella Guru”

Cardew, Cornelius: “Later During a Flaming Riviera Sunset”

Cars: “Just What I Needed”

Cash, Johnny: “Ring Of Fire” (in Comments on Intensity Ruse)

Cassidy, Eva: “People Get Ready”

Chagall Guevara: “Can’t You Feel The Chains” (in Comments on When It’s Your Turn, Lurch Forward), “Monkey Grinder” (in same Comments), “Play God,” “The Rub Of Love” (in same Comments)

Charles, Ray: “Hit The Road Jack”

Chiffons: “He’s So Fine”

Clapton, Eric: “Bell Bottom Blues,” “Politician,” “Strange Brew,” “Wonderful Tonight”

Clash: “Clash City Rockers,” “I Fought The Law”

Clayton, Merry: “Gimme Shelter”

Cleary, Jon, see Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen

Climax Blues Band: “Couldn’t Get It Right”

Cocker, Joe: “With A Little Help From My Friends”

Cohn, Marc: “Walking In Memphis”

Collins, Phil: “Man On The Corner” (in Comments on Killer Changes of Time Signature), “This Must Be Love” (in same Comments)

Cooder, Ry: “Married Man’s A Fool,” “Sister Morphine,” “The Tattler”

Cooke, Sam: “Bring It On Home To Me”

Costello, Elvis: “Charm School,” “Pump It Up” (in Comments on Tenacity), “Radio Radio,” “Watching The Detectives”

Count Basie Orchestra: “One O’Clock Jump”

Country Joe and the Fish: “The I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-To-Die Rag”

Cream: “Strange Brew,” “Sunshine Of Your Love,” “Tales Of Brave Ulysses,” “White Room”

Creation: “Making Time”

Creedence Clearwater Revival: “Born On The Bayou,” “Fortunate Son”

Crenshaw, Marshall: “Little Wild One [No. 5],” “Someplace Where Love Can’t Find Me” (in Comments on Ports of Call)

Crosby, David: Doctor My Eyes, So You Want To Be A Rock ‘N’ Roll Star

Crosby, Stills, Nash (and Young):  “Déjà Vu,” “Marrakesh Express,” “Ohio,” “Suite: Judy  Blue Eyes,” “Woodstock”

Cure: “Killing An Arab”

Daltrey, Roger: “Won’t Get Fooled Again”

Dandy Warhols: “Bohemian Like You”

Danelli, Dino: “Come On Up,” “It’s Wonderful,” “Lonely Too Long”

D’Angelo: “Ain’t That Easy”

Danger Mouse: The Grey Album

Darla: “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Davies, Dave: “You Really Got Me”

Davis, Jesse Ed: “Doctor My Eyes”

Davis, Spencer, see Spencer Davis Group

dB’s: “We Were Happy There”

Deep Purple: “Hush”

Deerhoof: “Believe ESP,” God 2,” “Running Thoughts,” “Scream Team”

Dekker, Desmond: “Israelites”

Derek and the Dominos: “Bell Bottom Blues”

Diamond, Neil: “Cherry Cherry”

DiFranco, Ani: “How Have You Been” (in Comments on The Trouble with Horns), “Promised Land”

Dinosaur Jr.: Bug, You’re Living All Over Me

Dion: “Lovers Who Wander,” “Runaround Sue”

Dire Straits: “Romeo And Juliet”

DJ Shadow: “The Number Song” (in Comments on Count Your Blessings)

Doherty, Denny: “I Saw Her Again Last Night”

Dolby, Thomas: “Leipzig,” “Radio Silence,” “She Blinded Me With Science”

Donovan: “Fat Angel”

Doors: “The Crystal Ship,” “Not To Touch The Earth,” “People Are Strange,” “When The Music’s Over”

Dr. John: “Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya” (in Comments on How He Got Me On His Side), “Iko Iko”

Dylan, Bob: “Absolutely Sweet Marie,” “All Along The Watchtower,” “Highway 61 Revisited,” “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Lo And Behold,” “Tombstone Blues”

Dyson, Ronald: “What A Piece Of Work Is Man”

Earle, Steve: “Hillbilly Highway”

Easter, Mitch: “1 ½ Way Street,” “In Little Ways,” “Talking To Myself,” “Won’t Go Wrong”

Elastica: “How He Wrote Elastica Man,” “Love Like Ours”

Emerson, Lake and Palmer: “The Barbarian”

Entwistle, John: “I Can’t Explain,” “My Generation”

Everly Brothers: “Wake Up Little Susie”

Everything But The Girl: “Before Today”

Fiestas: “So Fine”

Fifth Dimension: “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Fincher, David (director): “Love Is Strong”

Fine Young Cannibals: “Good Thing”

Finn, Neil: “History Never Repeats”

Fischer, Lisa: “Gimme Shelter”

Fischer, Wild Man, see Wild Man Fischer

Fitzgerald, Ella: “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Flaming Lips: “Seven Nation Army” (in Comments on Is Rock Kidding?)

Fleetwood Mac: “You Make Loving Fun”

Floyd, Eddie: “Knock On Wood”

Fogerty, John: “Born On The Bayou,” “Fortunate Son”

Followill, Caleb: “Molly’s Chambers”

Ford, Robben: “Born Under A Bad Sign,” “Help The Poor,” “I Got Over It,” “Talk To Your Daughter”

Fountains of Wayne: “Denise,” “Red Dragon Tattoo”

Franklin, Aretha: “Respect”

Fratellis: “Flathead” (in Comments on Odd Meter)

Fudge Tunnel: “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Fugazi: “Floating Boy”

Furay, Richie: “Hurry Up” (in Comments on Categories & Nominations), “Nobody’s Fool” (in Comments on Categories & Nominations)

G. Love and Special Sauce: “Leaving The City” (in Comments on The Sticky)

Gabriel, Peter: “Don’t Give Up,” “Excuse Me,” “Solsbury Hill”

Gadd, Steve: “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover” (in Comments on Just Like Me [If I Say So])

Garbage: “Supervixen”

Garfunkel, Art: “So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright”

Genesis: “Man On The Corner” (in Comments on Killer Changes of Time Signature)

Gentle Giant: “Betcha Thought We Couldn’t Do It,” “The Boys In The Band”

Gershwin, George: Rhapsody in Blue

Gladys Knight and the Pips: “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

Glee Cast: “River Deep, Mountain High”

Glover, Corey: “Information Overload”

Gnarls Barkley: “Who Cares?”

Gold, Andrew: “You’re No Good”

Golden, Bruce: “Media Mind”

Grateful Dead: “Black Peter”

Graydon, Jay: “Peg”

Green, Al: “Here I Am (Come and Take Me)”

Greenwich, Ellie: “Cherry Cherry”

Grand Funk Railroad: “Some Kind Of Wonderful”

Grifters: “Spaced Out”

Grizzly Bear: “While You Wait For The Others”

Guided by Voices: “Pivotal Film”

Guthrie, Arlo: “City Of New Orleans”

Hannah, George: “The Boy In The Boat”

Harris, Walter: “What A Piece Of Work Is Man”

Harris, Wynonie: “Good Rockin’ Tonight”

Harrison, George: “I Want You (She’s So Heavy),” “Think For Yourself” (in Comments on Categories & Nominations), “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

Haskell, Jimmie: “My Old School”

Heart: “Barracuda”

Hendrix, Jimi: “All Along The Watchtower,” “Fire,” “Foxey Lady,” “Manic Depression,” “Purple Haze,” “Star Spangled Banner,” “Sunshine Of Your Love,” “Woodstock Improvisation”

Henley, Don: “The Boys Of Summer”

Henry, Joe: “Swayed” (in Comments on The Trouble With Horns)

Henry, Levon: “Swayed” (in Comments on The Trouble With Horns)

Hiatt, John: “Cry Love,” “Something Happens”

Holcomb, Robin: “Hand Me Down All Stories”

Hole: “I Think That I Would Die”

Holsapple, Peter: “We Were Happy There”

Honeydogs: “Last War Lullaby,” “Over You” (in Comments on The Auteur Hook), “Rumor Has It,” “Wilson Boulevard,” “Wrong” (in same Comments)

Huey Lewis and the News: “I Want A New Drug”

Hunter, Ian: “All The Young Dudes”

Hüsker Dü: “Newest Industry”

Hynde, Chrissie: “Brass In Pocket,” “Precious”

Isaac, Chris: “Wild At Heart”

Isley Brothers: “Nobody But Me,” “Shout”

Jackson, Al: “Green Onions,” “Here I Am (Come And Take Me),” “Knock On Wood,” “Try A Little Tenderness” (in Comments on Essence of Beat)

Jackson, Janet: “Scream”

Jackson, Joe: “Friday,” “Hit Single,” “One More Time,” “Right And Wrong,” “Wild West”

Jackson, Michael: “Billie Jean” (in Comments on Essence of Beat), “Black Or White,” “Scream”

Jagger, Mick: “Brown Sugar,” “Emotional Rescue”

James, Tommy, see Tommy James and the Shondells

Jane’s Addiction: “Stop”

Jawbox: “Mirrorful”

Jefferson Airplane: “Fat Angel,” “The Last Wall Of The Castle,” “Other Side of This Life,” “rejoyce,” “Share A Little Joke With The World,” “She Has Funny Cars,” “A Small Package Of Value Will Come To You, Shortly,” “Somebody To Love,” “Watch Her Ride,” “White Rabbit,” “Wild Tyme,” “Young Girl Sunday Blues”

Jethro Tull: “A New Day Yesterday”

Jimi Hendrix Experience: “All Along The Watchtower,” “Fire,” “Foxey Lady,” “Manic Depression,” “Purple Haze,” “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Joel, Billy: “Prelude/Angry Young Man”

John, Elton: “Bennie And The Jets”

Johnson, Blind Willie: “Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground”

Johnson, Robert: “I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom,” “Preaching Blues,” “Sweet Home Chicago,” “Traveling Riverside Blues”

Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen: “Been And Gone,” “Sometimes I Wonder”

Jones, Rickie Lee: “Danny’s All-Star Joint,” “Satellites,” “Tell Somebody (Repeal The Patriot Act)”

Joplin, Janis: “Piece Of My Heart,” “Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)”

JudyBats: “Is Anything,” “Margot Known As Missy”

Jump, Little Children: “Say Goodnight”

Kantner, Paul: “Watch Her Ride”

Kenner, Chris: “Land Of 1,000 Dances”

Kills: “Love Is A Deserter”

King Crimson: “21st Century Schizoid Man,” “Coda: Marine 475,” “VROOOM”

King’s X: “It’s Love”

Kings of Leon: “Molly’s Chambers”

Kinks: “A Well Respected Man,” “You Really Got Me”

Kizart, Willie: “Rocket 88”

Knight, Gladys, see Gladys Knight and the Pips

Kravitz, Lenny: “Fly Away”

Krieger, Robby: “Light My Fire”

Kunkel, Russ: “Doctor My Eyes”

La’s: “I Can’t Sleep”

Landreth, Sonny: “The U.S.S. Zydecoldsmobile”

Led Zeppelin: “Black Dog,” “Dazed and Confused,” “Gallows Pole,” “Heartbreaker,” “The Lemon Song,” “Moby Dick,” “Ramble On,” “Since I’ve Been Loving You,” “Stairway To Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love”

Left Banke: “Walk Away Renée”

Lennon, John: “All You Need Is Love,” I Want You (She’s So Heavy),” “Instant Karma,” “Power To The People”

Let’s Active: “In Little Ways,” “Talking To Myself,” “Won’t Go Wrong”

Lewis, Jerry Lee: “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”

Little Feat: “Dixie Chicken,” “Fat Man In The Bathtub,” “Willin'”

Little Willie John: “I’m Shakin'”

Living Colour: “Information Overload,”  “Solace Of You,” “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Living in a Box: “Living In A Box” (in Comments on Autonymous)

Loewenstein, Jason: “Hillbilly II”

Loggins, Kenny: “I’m Alright”

Long Ryders: “I Had A Dream,” “Looking For Lewis And Clark”

Los Lobos: “Good Morning Aztlán”

Lovin’ Spoonful: “Nashville Cats,” “Summer In The City” (in Comments on When a Thing Sings)

Low: “Missouri”

Lynyrd Skynyrd: “Sweet Home Alabama”

Lyte, M. C.: “I Want (Your Hands On Me)”

MacColl, Kirsty: “They Don’t Know”

MacDermot, Galt: “What A Piece Of Work Is Man”

McFerrin, Bobby: “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Madonna, “Like A Prayer”

Mahavishnu Orchestra: “Dawn”

Mamas and the Papas: “I Saw Her Again Last Night”

Man Doki Soulmates: “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Mann, Aimee: “Wise Up”

Manzarek, Ray: “The Crystal Ship,” “Light My Fire,” “Nausea”

Marcus, Greil (critic): “Africa Talks To You,” “Sail Away”

Marley, Bob: “Waiting In Vain” (in Comments on Categories & Nominations)

Martha and the Vandellas: “Heat Wave”

Mavers, Lee: “I Can’t Sleep”

May, Brian: “Play The Game”

Mellencamp, John: “Play Guitar”

Men at Work: “Who Can It Be Now?”

Metallica: “Master Of Puppets”

Meters: “Cissy Strut”

Midnight Oil: “Dreamworld,” “Only The Strong”

Miller, Jimmy: “Gimme Shelter,” “Honky Tonk Women”

Miller, Steve, see Steve Miller Band

Minutemen: Double Nickels On The Dime

Mitchell, Joni: “Car On The Hill,” “Chelsea Morning,” “Cold Blue Steel And Sweet Fire,” “Cotton Avenue,” “Court and Spark,” “Don’t Interrupt The Sorrow,” “Down To You,” “Free Man In Paris,” “Help Me,” “Just Like This Train,” “People’s Parties,” “Raised On Robbery,” “Same Situation,” “Twisted,” “You Turn Me On I’m A Radio”

Monkees: “Monkees Theme”

Moon, Keith: “Beck’s Bolero,” “My Generation”

Morphine: “Sheila”

Morrison, Jim: “The Crystal Ship,” “Not To Touch The Earth”

Mothers of Invention: ‘The Chrome Plated Megaphone Of Destiny” (in Comments on Truth as an Allusion), “What’s The Ugliest Part Of Your Body?”

Mott the Hoople: “All the Young Dudes”

Mozart, Wolfgang: 40th Symphony, Third Movement

Muldaur, Maria: “As An Eagle Stirreth In Her Nest”

Mutemath: “Typical”

Myles, Alannah: “Black Velvet”

Nash, Graham: “Doctor My Eyes”

Nelson, Willie: “Don’t Give Up”

New Pornographers: “Crash Years,” “It’s Only Divine Right”

Newcombe, Anton: “Whatever Hippie Bitch”

Newman, A. C.: “Miracle Drug”

Newman, Randy: “Glory Train,” “Harps And Angels,”“ “How Great Our Lord,” “Relax, Enjoy Yourself,” “Sail Away”

Nilsson, Harry: “1941” (in Comments on Imagination Is the Boss), “Coconut,” “Early In The Morning,” “Everybody’s Talkin’,” “The Most Beautiful World In The World,” “River Deep, Mountain High”

Nirvana: “Heart Shaped Box,” “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Nyro, Laura: “Mercy On Broadway,” “Save The Country,” “Tom Cat Goodby”

O’Connor, Sinéad: “Don’t Give Up,” “I Want (Your Hands On Me)”

Old 97: “The One” (in Comments on Autonymous)

Orbison, Roy: “Oh, Pretty Woman,” “Working For The Man” (in Comments on Imagination Is the Boss)

Orbit, William: “Feel Good Time”

Osborne, Joan: “Heat Wave,” “One Of Us,” “Right Hand Man”

Paul Revere and the Raiders: “Just Like Me”

Pearl Jam: “Brain Of J,” “Do The Evolution,” “In Hiding,” “Last Exit,” “Satan’s Bed” (in Comments on Odd Meter)

Petty, Tom: “You Wreck Me”

Philosopher Kings: “All To Myself”

Pickett, Wilson: “Land Of 1,000 Dances”

Pink: “Feel Good Time,” “Sober” (in Comments on What Silence Says)

Pink Floyd: “Comfortably Numb,” “Money”

Pixies: “Dig For Fire,” “Monkey Gone to Heaven”

Plant, Robert: “Heartbreaker”

Poco: “Hurry Up” (also in Comments on Categories & Nominations), “Anyway Bye Bye,” “El Tonto De Nadie, Regresa,” “Nobody’s Fool” (in Comments on Categories & Nominations and on The Hippogriff)

Police: “Behind My Camel,” “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da,” “Don’t Stand So Close To Me,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic,”  King Of Pain,“Message In A Bottle,” “Regatta De Blanc, Synchronicity I

Pollard, Robert: “Pivotal Film”

Presley, Elvis: “Jailhouse Rock”

Presley, Reg: “Wild Thing”

Preston, Billy: “Get Back” (in Comments on Where Solos Take Us)

Pretenders: “Brass in Pocket,” “Middle Of The Road,” “Precious,” “Thumbelina,” “Time The Avenger”

Prima, Louis: “Yeah, Yeah, Yeah”

Prince: “The Beautiful Ones,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry”

Public Image Limited: Album

Punch Brothers: “Rye Whiskey”

Queen: “Play The Game,” “We Are The Champions”

Queens of the Stone Age: “A Song For The Dead”

Quicksilver Messenger Service: “Who Do You Love”

Raconteurs: “Consoler Of The Lonely”

Radiohead: “Airbag,” “Bloom,” “Bodysnatchers,” “Electioneering,” “Everything In Its Right Place,” “Go To Sleep,” “How to Disappear Completely,” “In Limbo,” “Just,” “Little By Little,” “National Anthem,” “Paranoid Android” (also in Comments on Odd Meter), “Pyramid Song,” “Street Spirit”

Rafferty, Gerry: “Baker Street”

Rascals (see also Young Rascals): “People Got To Be Free”

Ravenstein, Allen: “30 Seconds Over Tokyo”

Rays: “Be Alone Tonight”

Redding, Otis: “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long,” “Pain In My Heart,” “Try A Little Tenderness” (in Comments on Essence of Beat)

Replacements: “Kids Don’t Follow,” “Johnny’s Gonna Die” (in Comments on Categories & Nominations)

Rew, Kimberly: “Kingdom of Love”

Rhymes, Busta: “Break Ya Neck”

Richards, Keith: “Brown Sugar,” “Honky Tonk Women”

Rivers, Johnny: “Memphis”

Robinson, Smokey, see Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

Rodgers, Richard: “Slaughter On Tenth Avenue”

Rolling Stones: “Bitch,” “Brown Sugar,” “Emotional Rescue,” “Gimme Shelter,” “Honky Tonk Women,” “Let’s Spend The Night Together,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Love Is Strong,” “Moonlight Mile,” “Rocks Off,” “Sister Morphine,” “Start Me Up,” “Street Fighting Man,” “Sway,” “Sympathy For The Devil,” “Under My Thumb,” “Wild Horses,” “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

Romanek, Mark (director): “Scream”

Ronstadt, Linda: “Hurt So Bad,” “You’re No Good”

Rotten, Johnny: “Anarchy In The UK”

Rowe, Keith: “Later During a Flaming Riviera Sunset”

Ruffin, David: “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg”

Rufus: “Tell Me Something Good”

Rundgren, Todd: “Hello It’s Me”

Rush: “Tom Sawyer” (in Comments on Odd Meter)

St. Vincent: “Surgeon” (in Comments on The Auteur Hook)

Sam and Dave: “Hold On, I’m Comin’”

Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs: “Wooly Bully”

Santana: “Black Magic Woman,” “Incident At Neshabur,” “Samba Pa Ti,” “Soul Sacrifice”

Scissor Sisters: “Lovers In The Backseat”

Scruggs, Earl: “Earl’s Breakdown,” “Flint Hill Special” (in Comments on Essence of Punk)

Seatrain: “Protestant Preacher”

Sebadoh: “Hillbilly II”

Sednaoui, Stéphane (director): “Big Time Sensuality”

Seger, Bob: “Like A Rock”

Sex Pistols: “Anarchy In The UK”

Shaggs: “Philosophy Of The World”

Shakespeare, William: “What A Piece Of Work Is Man”

Shangri-Las: “Leader Of The Pack”

Shins: “Girl Inform Me,” “New Slang”

Shocked, Michelle: “Quality Of Mercy”

Silos: “Mary’s Getting Married”

Silver Jews: “Sometimes A Pony Gets Depressed”

Simon, Carly: “Anticipation”

Simon, Paul: “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” “Kodachrome,” “My Little Town,” “So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright,” “You Can Call Me Al”

Simon and Garfunkel: “The Boxer,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright”

Sklar, Leland: “Doctor My Eyes”

Skunk Anansie: “Intellectualize My Blackness”

Sleater-Kinney: “The Fox”

Slick, Grace: “rejoyce,” “White Rabbit”

Sly and the Family Stone: “Africa Talks To You,” “Stand!”

Small Faces: “You Need Loving”

Smashing Pumpkins: Siamese Dream, “Cherub Rock,” “Pissant”

Smith, Steve: “Demon Rum,” “Media Mind,” “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Smithereens: “Time And Time Again”

Smokey Robinson and the Miracles: “Ooh Baby Baby”

Soft Boys: “Kingdom of Love”

Sonic Youth: “Anti-Orgasm”

Soundgarden: “The Day I Tried To Live” (in Comments on Odd Meter), “My Wave”

Spencer Davis Group: “Gimme Some Loving,” “I’m A Man”

Spirit: “Fresh Garbage,” “I’m Truckin'”

Split Enz: “History Never Repeats”

Spooky Tooth: “Waitin’ For The Wind”

Spoon: “The Book I Write,” “Everything Hits At Once”

Springsteen, Bruce: “Adam Raised A Cain,” “Born In The USA” (in Comments on Essence of Beat), “Born To Run”

Squeeze: “In Quintessence,” “Tempted”

Status Quo: “Pictures Of Matchstick Men”

Steely Dan: “Black Friday,” “Do It Again,” “Kid Charlemagne,” “My Old School,” “Peg,” “Pretzel Logic,” “Show Biz Kids,” “Time Out Of Mind”

Steppenwolf: “Born To Be Wild,” “Magic Carpet Ride”

Steve Miller Band: “Jet Airliner”

Stevens, Cat: “Wild World”

Stevens, Sufjan: “They Also Mourn Who Do Not Wear Black (For The Homeless in Muskegon),” “For The Widows In Paradise, For The Fatherless” (in Comments on Essence of Punk)

Stills, Stephen: “For What It’s Worth”

Stone, Joss:  “People Get Ready”

Stone Temple Pilots: “Sour Girl,” “Vasoline”

Story: “When Two And Two Are Five”

Stravinsky, Igor: Petrushka Suite

Stray Cats: “Stray Cat Strut”

Suddenly, Tammy!: “Hard Lesson,” “Stacey’s Trip,” “Whole Lotta Girl”

Surfaris: “Wipe Out”

Talk Talk: “Talk Talk” (in Comments on Autonymous)

Talking Heads: “Creatures of Love,” “Psycho Killer”

Taylor, James: “Fire And Rain,” “Glory Train,” “How Great Our Lord,” “Knocking ‘Round The Zoo” (in Comments on Autonymous), “Me And My Guitar,” “Relax, Enjoy Yourself,” “Sweet Baby James,” “That’s Why I’m Here” (in same Comments), “You’ve Got A Friend”

Temptations: “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” “Just My Imagination” (in Comments on Imagination Is the Boss)

Them: “Gloria”

Thile, Chris: “If The Sea Was Whiskey”

Thomas, Carla: “When You Move You Lose”

Thomas, David: “30 Seconds Over Tokyo”

Thomas, Irma: “Ruler Of My Heart”

Thomas, Rufus: “When You Move You Lose”

Thompson, Richard: “Read About Love,” “She Twists The Knife Again,” “Tear-Stained Letter”

Thorn, Tracey: “Before Today”

Thorpe, Hayden: “Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyant”

Three Dog Night: “Shambala”

Toadies: “Possum Kingdom” (in Comments on Odd Meter)

Tommy James and the Shondells: “Mony, Mony”

Toots and the Maytals: “54-46 Was My Number” (in Comments on Count Your Blessings)

Toto: “Sunshine Of Your Love”

Trip Shakespeare: “Lulu”

Troggs: “Wild Thing”

Tucker, Corin: “The Fox”

Turner, Ike: “Rocket 88”

U2: “Desire,” “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” “One,” “Seconds”

United States of America: “The American Metaphysical Circus”

Utopia: Deface the Music, “Hammer In My Heart”

Valli, Franki: “Walk Like A Man”

Wagner, Richard: Tristan und Isolde

Wang Chung: “Everybody Have Fun Tonight”

Waters, Muddy: “Hoochie Coochie Man,” “You Need Love”

Weezer: “No Other One”

Weinberg, Max: “Born In The USA” (in Comments on Essence of Beat)

White, Jack: “Consoler of the Lonely,” “I’m Shakin’,” “Seven Nation Army”

White Stripes: “Seven Nation Army”

Whitley, Chris: “Living With The Law”

Who: “Amazing Journey,” “I Can See For Miles,” “I Can’t Explain,” “My Generation,” “Pinball Wizard,” “Sparks,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again”

Wigglers: “Turkey In The Straw”

Wilco: “Misunderstood”

Wild Beasts: “Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyant”

Wild Man Fischer: “Circle”

Wild Tchoupitoulas: “Brother John,” “Indian Red”

Wonder, Stevie: “Fingertips,” “Superstition,” “Uptight (Everything’s Alright),” “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life”

Wray, Link: “Rumble”

X: “Universal Corner,” “Nausea”

XTC: “Another Satellite,” “Greenman,” “The Last Balloon,” “Senses Working Overtime,” “Wrapped In Grey” (in Comments on The Greatest Chord)

Yardbirds: “Shapes of Things”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs: “Bang”

Yes: “I’ve Seen All Good People”

Young, Neil: “Cinnamon Girl,” “Ohio”

Young Rascals: “Come On Up,” “It’s Wonderful,” “Lonely Too Long”

Young, Rusty: “Hurry Up,” “Anyway Bye Bye,” “El Tonto De Nadie, Regresa”

Z Z Top: “I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide,” “La Grange”

Zak, Albin (critic): “Whole Lotta Love”

Zappa, Frank: “The Chrome Plated Megaphone Of Destiny” (in Comments on Truth as an Allusion), “Illinois Enema Bandit” (in Comments on Ports of Call)

Zombies: “Butcher’s Tale (Western Front 1914),” “I Love You,” “She’s Not There,” “Time Of The Season”

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