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Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

Posted on: September 25, 2008 5:09 pm
 

Hello to my internet friends!  I've got my rock and roll on right now to put me in the mood to do some rock and roll talk.  I decided to split the L bands due in large part to 5 bands having 10 or more hits that deserve recognition.  When you've got Led Zeppelin, Lenny Kravitz, Little River Band, Loverboy and Lynyrd Skynyrd all in the same compilation, it gets long.  So I put Led Zeppelin, Lenny Kravitz, Lifehouse, Linkin Park and Little River Band in todays blog entry.  The next entry will contain hits by Loggins and Messina, Los Lonely Boys, Lou Gramm, Loverboy and Lynyrd Skynyrd.  Thanks to those of you who have been voting and also for giving me some ideas on what bands to use.  I used some that were recommended and some I didn't because they're really not classified as rock bands.  I really like some country songs and rythym and blues songs, but if I give in too much the research will become to extensive and the lists will be too long.  In fact I'm not going to include one of my favorite songs on this entry (God Bless the USA - Lee Greenwood) because its a country artist.  So my own rules are going to sting me this round.  If you guys want to vote for that song in any song by anyone in the L-Li category, feel free to.

Before we get to the list, I'll announce the winners in the J - Je band category.   I asked for 5 votes and by golly there were a clear cut 5 winners.  Whats really neat is they're from 5 different bands.  They are....

  1. The Pretender - Jackson Browne
  2. Fire and Rain - James Taylor
  3. Aqualung - Jethro Tull
  4. Centerfold - J Geils Band
  5. White Rabbitt - Jefferson Airplane  

  I've done lists longer than what the entire L's would have been but I prefer shorter lists with fewer votes.   Scorekeeping's a bit of a bitch when everyone's voting for 8 songs.   For this entry I'm asking you to vote for up to 5 songs from either this list or write-ins I may have omitted.  I'll take any helpful ideas for M bands.   My current list of M bands is up to 9. 

Ok, without further ado, here's my list, vote for up to 5...

  • Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin
  • Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin
  • Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin
  • Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
  • What Is and What Should Never Be - Led Zeppelin
  • Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
  • When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
  • Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
  • Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin
  • Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
  • Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
  • Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin
  • All My Love - Led Zeppelin
  • You Were Meant to Be Here - Led Zeppelin
  • The Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin
  • Ten Years Gone - Led Zeppelin
  • Trampled Under Foot - Led Zeppelin
  • Achilles Last Stand - Led Zeppelin
  • Are You Going My Way - Lenny Kravitz
  • Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
  • Rock and Roll is Dead - Lenny Kravitz
  • Dig In - Lenny Kravitz
  • It Ain't Over Til Its Over - Lenny Kravitz
  • Can't Get You Off My Mind - Lenny Kravitz
  • Heaven Help - Lenny Kravitz
  • Mr. Cab Driver - Lenny Kravitz
  • American Woman - Lenny Kravitz
  • Where are We Runnin'? - Lenny Kravitz
  • Believe - Lenny Kravitz
  • Again - Lenny Kravitz
  • Let Love Rule - Lenny Kravitz
  • Hanging By a Moment - Lifehouse
  • Everything - Lifehouse
  • Crawling - Linkin Park
  • One Step Closer - Linkin Park
  • Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park
  • In the End - Linkin Park
  • Somewhere I Belong - Linkin Park
  • Lonesome Loser - Little River Band (LRB)
  • Help Is On the Way - LRB
  • Cool Change - LRB
  • Take It Easy On Me - LRB
  • Face In the Crowd - LRB
  • The Night Owls - LRB
  • Reminiscing - LRB
  • Lady - LRB
  • We Two - LRB
  • The Other Guy - LRB
  • Man On Your Mind - LRB
  • Happy Anniversary - LRB
  • Its Not a Wonder - LRB
  • Its a Long Way There - LRB

I'll come back a little later to make my vote.  I could vote for at least 5 songs by Zeppelin or LRB.  I need to do a little sound checking, lol.

Have fun guys and gals!

Comments

Since: Oct 12, 2007
Posted on: December 14, 2008 1:39 am
 

Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

  • Four Sticks - Led Zeppelin (not on list) 
  • When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
  • Trampled Under Foot - Led Zeppelin
  • Mr. Cab Driver - Lenny Kravitz
  • Let Love Rule - Lenny Kravitz



  • Since: Nov 12, 2008
    Posted on: November 18, 2008 6:38 pm
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    Matchbox 20, Megadeth, Mother Love Bone,Motorhead, Motley Crue, My chemical romance, mudvayne

    for the L's it's probly all Led Zep & Skynyrd for me: When the Levee Breaks, Simple Man, Whole Lotta Love, Free Bird, Babe im gonna leave you..other than that I would include Bound to the Floor by Local H, Live deserves a mention although i couldn't pick a fave and Kiss me Deadly by Lita Ford




    Since: Jun 26, 2008
    Posted on: September 30, 2008 3:39 pm
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    Thanks for the votes sfrye, jmw, Uncle Fester, Bastyd and Tommy Gunz.  Great picks by all of you.  Thanks for taking the time to drop by and rendering your opinions!

    • Cool Change - LRB - 5
    • Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin - 12
    • Black Dog - Led Zeppelin - 9
    • Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin - 2
    • The Night Owls - LRB  - 2
    • Somewhere I Belong - Linkin Park - 2
    • Kashmir - Led Zeppelin - 7
    • Let Love Rule - Lenny Kravitz - 2
    • Reminiscing - LRB - 4
    • The Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin - 3
    • Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin - 6
    • Misty Mountain Hop - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • In the End - Linkin Park - 2
    • Crawling - Linkin Park - 2
    • One Step Closer - Linkin Park - 2
    • Everything - Lifehouse - 1
    • Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz - 4
    • Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park - 1
    • Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin - 6
    • Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin - 3
    • God Bless the USA - Lee Greenwood - 1
    • Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin - 2
    • All My Love - Led Zeppelin - 2
    • Lonesome Loser - LRB - 6
    • Going to California - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin - 3
    • Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin - 3
    • Its a Long Way There - LRB - 1
    • Take it Easy on Me - LRB - 1
    • Hanging By a Moment - Lifehouse - 1
    • Numb - Linkin Park - 1
    • Hey Hey What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • Oh What a Night - LRB - 1

        




    Since: Jun 27, 2008
    Posted on: September 30, 2008 3:15 pm
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
    2. Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin
    3. Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin
    4. Are You Going My Way - Lenny Kravitz
    5. Crawling - Linkin Park



    Since: Aug 8, 2008
    Posted on: September 30, 2008 2:54 pm
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    Let Love Rule - Lenny Kravitz

    Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin

    Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin

    Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

    Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

    I would've voted for 5 Zep tunes, but for memories sake, I had to throw in one Kravitz song.




    Since: May 14, 2008
    Posted on: September 29, 2008 11:29 am
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

         1)  Hey, Hey, What Can I Do?------Led Zeppelin
         2)  Kashmir---Led Zeppelin
         3)  Rock And Roll-----Led Zeppelin
         4)  Lonesome Loser---LRB
         5)  Oh, What A Night---LRB



    Since: Apr 29, 2007
    Posted on: September 29, 2008 10:50 am
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

    Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin

    Black Dog - Led Zeppelin

    When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin

    The Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin




    Since: Feb 11, 2007
    Posted on: September 28, 2008 6:31 am
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

    Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

    Black Dog - Led Zeppelin

    Lonesome Loser - Little River Band

    Cool Change- Little River Band




    Since: Feb 24, 2008
    Posted on: September 27, 2008 10:45 am
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    Stairway to Heaven--Led Zeppelin

    Hanging by a Moment--Lifehouse

    Numb--Linkin Park

    Lonesome Loser-Little River Band

    All My Love--Led Zeppelin




    Since: Jun 26, 2008
    Posted on: September 26, 2008 12:33 pm
     

    Vote For Your Favorite Songs - L Bands, Part 1

    Thanks for the kind words and the votes Scott-24, KBrown, YankeeLuvnGator, Markstaff, iamyo, D2Moo, John Lennon and Bluesman.  I'm sorry, I can't give you 18 votes Bluesman for all the Led Zeppelin songs.  Many of us agree, the decisions were hard, but we made them nonetheless.  I suppose if a tie needs to be broken to determine which songs advance and one of the songs is a Zeppelin tune, I could determine the tie-breaker that way, but if I let you render 18 votes, everyone would want to vote as many times as they choose. 

    Here's the up to date vote count....

      

    • Cool Change - LRB - 4
    • Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin - 8
    • Black Dog - Led Zeppelin - 7
    • Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • The Night Owls - LRB  - 2
    • Somewhere I Belong - Linkin Park - 2
    • Kashmir - Led Zeppelin - 5
    • Let Love Rule - Lenny Kravitz - 1
    • Reminiscing - LRB - 4
    • The Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin - 2
    • Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin - 4
    • Misty Mountain Hop - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • In the End - Linkin Park - 2
    • Crawling - Linkin Park - 1
    • One Step Closer - Linkin Park - 2
    • Everything - Lifehouse - 1
    • Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz - 3
    • Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park - 1
    • Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin - 4
    • Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin - 2
    • God Bless the USA - Lee Greenwood - 1
    • Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • All My Love - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • Lonesome Loser - LRB - 3
    • Going to California - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin - 2
    • Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin - 1
    • Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin - 2
    • Its a Long Way There - LRB - 1
    • Take it Easy on Me - LRB 1

        

     




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