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Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

Posted on: October 27, 2008 12:36 pm
 

We've reached Part 2 of the P bands.  I have over 70 songs to choose from on my list this time for you to vote on.  Before we get started I'll post the winners from the N bands/artists.   I asked for all of you to vote for your 8 favorite songs in that category.  After the vote count, I found a 4 way tie for sixth, so rather than having a special vote to vote one song out, I'll just advance the top 9 vote getters from the N's.  Here's the nine that will advance to the playoffs....

  1. Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
  2. Spirit In the Sky - Norman Greenbaum
  3. Hair of the Dog - Nazareth
  4. Smells Like Tean Spirit - Nirvana
  5. Southern Man - Neil Young
  6. Sister Christian - Night Ranger
  7. Heart of Gold - Neil Young
  8. Love Hurts - Nazareth
  9. Old Man - Neil Young

This list includes songs by bands/artist listed alphabetically from Pi through Py.   This list doesn't not include ALL rock artists in this category, nor does it include ALL songs done by the the artists that I did select.  Through my best research efforts I picked what was perceived to be the best hits by these groups.  As always, you are free to vote for songs not on my list, they are your favorites after all.  For this particular entry I'll be asking for you to vote for your seven (7) favorite songs here.  You may think picking 7 out of 72 to not be that difficult, but when you look over the list you will not like me for restricting the vote to 7.  Hell, I don't like me for it!  Without further ado, here's my list...

  • Who Knew - Pink
  • God is a DJ - Pink
  • Love Song - Pink
  • Tell  Me Something Good - Pink
  • Breathe - Pink Floyd
  • On the Run - Pink Floyd
  • Money - Pink Floyd
  • Time - Pink Floyd
  • Us and Them - Pink Floyd
  • Brain Damage - Pink Floyd
  • Welcome to the Machine - Pink Floyd
  • Have A Cigar - Pink Floyd
  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
  • Another Brick in the Wall - Pink Floyd
  • Hey You/Is There Anybody Out There - Pink Floyd
  • Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
  • Run Like Hell - Pink Floyd
  • Not New John - Pink Floyd
  • Learning to Fly - Pink Floyd
  • On the Turning Away - Pink Floyd
  • One Slip - Pink Floyd
  • Keep Talking - Pink Floyd
  • Take It Back - Pink Floyd
  • High Hopes - Pink Floyd
  • Talk Dirty to Me - Poison
  • Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
  • Fallen Angel - Poison
  • Sexual Thing - Poison
  • Lay Your Body Down on Me - Poison
  • Life Goes On - Poison
  • Nothin' But a Good Time - Poison
  • I Won't Forget You - Poison
  • Your Mama Don't Dance - Poison
  • Brass In Pocket - The Pretenders
  • The Adultress - The Pretenders
  • Back On the Chain Gang - The Pretenders
  • Don't Get Me Wrong - The Pretenders
  • I'll Stand By You - The Pretenders
  • Roxanne - Police
  • Can't Stand Losing You - Police
  • Message In a Bottle - Police
  • Every Breath You Take - Police
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - Police
  • Walking On the Moon - Police
  • Don't Stand So Close to Me - Police
  • De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - Police
  • Spirits in the Material World - Police
  • Wrapped Around Your Finger - Police
  • King of Pain - Police
  • Synchroicity II - Police
  • Invisible Sun - Police
  • Purple Rain - Prince
  • The Beautiful Ones - Prince
  • Insatiable - Prince
  • Darling Nikki - Prince
  • Little Red Corvette - Prince
  • When Doves Cry - Prince
  • Lets Go Crazy - Prince
  • 1999 - Prince
  • Raspberry Beret - Prince
  • A Whiter Shade of Pale - Procol Harum
  • A Salty Dog - Procol Harum
  • Whiskey Train - Procol Harum
  • Amie - Pure Prairie League
  • Two Lane Highway - Pure Prairie League
  • Let Me Love You Tonight - Pure Prairie League
  • Letter From America - Proclaimers
  • I'm On My Way - Proclaimers
  • I'm Gonna Be (500 miles) - Proclaimers
  • Here We Go Again - Poco
  • You Better Think Twice - Poco
  • Rocky Mountain Breakdown - Poco
  • Dumb Waiters - Psychedelic Furs
  • Pretty in Pink - Psychedelic Furs
  • Heaven - Psychedelic Furs
  • Heartbreak Beat - Psychedelic Furs 
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Since: Jun 26, 2008
Posted on: November 10, 2008 5:16 pm
 

Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

Thanks for the votes SeaChicken.  You obviously are a big Pink Floyd fan.  Great songs, by the way.

The final vote is....

  • Money - Pink Floyd - 6
  • Hey You/Is there Anybody Out There - Pink Floyd - 2
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - Police - 7
  • Amie - Pure Prairie League - 5
  • Us and Them - Pink Floyd - 6
  • Back on the Chain Gang - The Pretenders - 3
  • King of Pain - Police - 1 
  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd - 7
  • Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd - 5
  • Fallen Angel - Poison - 1
  • Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison - 5
  • 1999 - Prince - 2
  • Every Breath You Take - Police - 4
  • Who Knew - Pink - 1
  • When Doves Cry - Prince - 1
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me - Police - 3
  • De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - Police - 1
  • Another Brick In The Wall - Pink Floyd - 5
  • Lets Go Crazy - Prince - 1
  • Little Red Corvette - Prince - 2 
  • Breathe - Pink Floyd - 3
  • Roxanne - Police - 7
  • So Lonely - Police - 1
  • Time - Pink Floyd - 5
  • Message In a Bottle - Police - 5
  • Welcome to the Machine - Pink Floyd - 4
  • A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum - 4
  • Heaven -  Psychedelic Furs - 1
  • Run Like Hell - Pink Floyd - 2 
  • Echoes - Pink Floyd - 1
  • I'm Gonna Be (500 miles) - Proclaimers - 4
  • The Great Pretender - Platters - 1
  • Twilight Time - Platters - 1
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Platters - 1
  • Simple Sister - Procol Harum - 1
  • Broken Baracades - Procol Harum - 1
  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd - 2
  • Brass In Pocket - Pretenders - 2
  • I'll Stand By You - Pretenders - 1 
  • Two Lane Highway - Pure Prairie League - 1
  • Invisible Sun - Police - 1
  • Canary In a Coal Mine - Police - 1
  • Don't Get Me Wrong - Pretenders - 1
  • Brain Damage - Pink Floyd - 2
  • Have A Cigar - Pink Floyd - 1
  • On the Run - Pink Floyd - 1 



Since: Oct 27, 2008
Posted on: October 31, 2008 7:24 pm
 

Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

  • breathe - pink floyd
  • on the run - pink floyd
  • money - pink floyd
  • time - pink floyd
  • us and them - pink floyd
  • brain damage - pink floyd
  • don't stand so close to me - police

gotta go with dark side of the moon




Since: Jun 26, 2008
Posted on: October 31, 2008 5:54 pm
 

Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

Thanks for the votes and kind words Markstaff, D2Moo, John Odin (sorry, I only counted your first 7 picks.  Had to make limits), KBrown, iamyo and Mando Time.   As always, your input is appreciated.   Here's the updated vote tally.

   

  • Money - Pink Floyd - 5
  • Hey You/Is there Anybody Out There - Pink Floyd - 2
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - Police - 7
  • Amie - Pure Prairie League - 5
  • Us and Them - Pink Floyd - 5
  • Back on the Chain Gang - The Pretenders - 3
  • King of Pain - Police - 1 
  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd - 7
  • Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd - 5
  • Fallen Angel - Poison - 1
  • Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison - 5
  • 1999 - Prince - 2
  • Every Breath You Take - Police - 4
  • Who Knew - Pink - 1
  • When Doves Cry - Prince - 1
  • Don't Stand So Close To Me - Police - 2
  • De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da - Police - 1
  • Another Brick In The Wall - Pink Floyd - 5
  • Lets Go Crazy - Prince - 1
  • Little Red Corvette - Prince - 2 
  • Breathe - Pink Floyd - 2
  • Roxanne - Police - 7
  • So Lonely - Police - 1
  • Time - Pink Floyd - 4
  • Message In a Bottle - Police - 5
  • Welcome to the Machine - Pink Floyd - 4
  • A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum - 4
  • Heaven -  Psychedelic Furs - 1
  • Run Like Hell - Pink Floyd - 2 
  • Echoes - Pink Floyd - 1
  • I'm Gonna Be (500 miles) - Proclaimers - 4
  • The Great Pretender - Platters - 1
  • Twilight Time - Platters - 1
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Platters - 1
  • Simple Sister - Procol Harum - 1
  • Broken Baracades - Procol Harum - 1
  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd - 2
  • Brass In Pocket - Pretenders - 2
  • I'll Stand By You - Pretenders - 1 
  • Two Lane Highway - Pure Prairie League - 1
  • Invisible Sun - Police - 1
  • Canary In a Coal Mine - Police - 1
  • Don't Get Me Wrong - Pretenders - 1
  • Brain Damage - Pink Floyd - 1
  • Have A Cigar - Pink Floyd - 1

 




Since: Mar 29, 2008
Posted on: October 31, 2008 2:16 am
 

Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

I agree with the difficulty of narrowing this list down.  I spent a lot of time humming the last 11 choices.  Ask me tomorrow and three or four could change.  Wish You Were Here would never leave my list.

  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  • Another Brick in the Wall - Pink Floyd  
  • Brass In Pocket - The Pretenders
  • Roxanne - Police
  • Message In a Bottle - Police
  • Every Breath You Take - Police
  • Amie - Pure Prairie League



Since: May 20, 2008
Posted on: October 29, 2008 4:38 pm
 

Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

Just too many great Floyd songs to ignore. I could've picked all 7 by them.

Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd     Time, Pink Floyd     
Run Like Hell, Pink Floyd    Have a Cigar, Pink Floyd    Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Pink Floyd   I'll Stand by You, Pretenders    Amie, Pure Prarie League

Till next time, Thanks Lazer




Since: Feb 3, 2008
Posted on: October 29, 2008 12:14 am
 

Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

A Whiter Shade of Pale - Procol Harum

Roxanne - Police

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - Police

 1999 - Prince

Message In a Bottle - Police

Little Red Corvette - Prince

Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison




Since: Apr 10, 2008
Posted on: October 28, 2008 10:55 pm
 

Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

  • Breathe - Pink Floyd
  • On the Run - Pink Floyd
  • Money - Pink Floyd
  • Time - Pink Floyd
  • Us and Them - Pink Floyd
  • Brain Damage - Pink Floyd
  • Welcome to the Machine - Pink Floyd
  • Have A Cigar - Pink Floyd
  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
  • I picked the first 10 PF songs ... any on the list of Pink Floyd songs would do just fine as well !!!



  • Since: Dec 7, 2007
    Posted on: October 28, 2008 10:04 pm
     

    Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

    Don't worry Lazer, that is my least favorite Police song, so I will help you out on that one.  Invisible Sun and Canary In A Coal Mine are my favorite Police tunes, but all of them are good, except one.  The Pretenders come next with Back On The Chain Gang and Don't Get Me Wrong.  Actually, i could do about five Prentenders songs but there are other good tunes on this list from other artists.  Pink Floyd gets a couple of votes here as well.  Wish You Were Here and Us and Them are two of many Floyd favorites for me.  Finally, my last vote goes to one of my top ten favorite songs of all time, Heart of the Night from Poco.  There were so many great songs to pick from that it wasn't real easy.  Lazer, you did it once again, excellent work. 



    Since: Jun 26, 2008
    Posted on: October 28, 2008 9:32 pm
     

    Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

    Editorial comment here.  It looks as though Roxanne by the Police is going to advance much to my dismay.  Its my problem though.  I once dated a woman by that name, who wound up being quite a head case.  Ever since then I cannot stand the song Roxanne.   Just a personal thing, but I felt like sharing it.



    Since: Mar 8, 2007
    Posted on: October 28, 2008 7:26 pm
     

    Vote for Your Favorite Rock Songs - P Bands Pt II

    Great list as always Lazer. First I'll go with a rock classic by Procol Harem - A Whiter Shade of Pale. I like that song. Next, its Pure Prairie League - Two Lane Highway. Then, its Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles). And finally, four songs by the Police. Walking on the Moon, Everything She does Is Magic, Roxanne and Every Breath You Take. I used to really like Pink Floyd but I think I listened to Dark Side of the Moon too may times in college.  Honorable mention write-in Conquistador by Procol Harem. Keep up the good work Lazer.


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