(There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) (Live at San Quentin Prison) – Johnny Cash (#253)

A Million Songs #000253 (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) (Live at San Quentin Prison) – Johnny Cash [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:340h3gioTsoNSIM7wPwOVn” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Thomas A. Dorsey Vocals, Acoustic Guitar: Johnny Cash  Vocals: June Carter Cash Vocals, Autoharp, Acoustic Guitar: The Carter Family Bass: Marshall Grant Electric Guitar: Carl Perkins … Continue reading (There’ll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) (Live at San Quentin Prison) – Johnny Cash (#253)

(It’s A) Big World – Joe Jackson (#164)

A Million Songs #000164 (It’s A) Big World – Joe Jackson [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:5Yakym9n9e5JQy3nx7KdK2″ width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Personnel: Written By: Joe Jackson Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Melodia: Joe Jackson Guitar, Vocals: Vinnie Zummo Bass, Vocals: Rick Ford Drums: Gary Burke Producer: David Kershenbaum & Joe Jackson Studio: Roundabout Theatre – New York Record Label: A&M Lyrics: Genius Song Meanings Releases … Continue reading (It’s A) Big World – Joe Jackson (#164)

(Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings (#161)

A Million Songs #000161 (Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:1FzVUFA8tIJoWFWUB00iEs” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jE6xaI4pDM&t=278s Sure, this isn’t much of a song. It’s 90 seconds. It doesn’t feature Sharon Jones. There aren’t any lyrics. But it’s the opening track on the first album from one of the best new singers of the … Continue reading (Introduction) – Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings (#161)

(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right – Bobby Byrd (#143)

A Million Songs #000143 (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right – Bobby Byrd [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:27soKXk57W4uua5mqygZqp” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] This is probably the toughest choice I’ve had to make yet. I spent hours listening to versions of this song yesterday before finally settling on this one. Personnel: Written By: Homer … Continue reading (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right – Bobby Byrd (#143)

(I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#133)

A Million Songs #000133 (I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band Originally written by George Clinton (with Deron Taylor), and released by The Parliaments, this version was recorded live at a club in 1968 by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Band, and only released 40 years later … Continue reading (I Wanna) Testify – Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band (#133)

(I Know) I’m Losing You (Live At The BBC) – Faces (#129)

A Million Songs #000129 (I Know) I’m Losing You (Live At The BBC) – Faces While this song was originally recorded in 1971 under the artist designation of Rod Stewart (with Faces), this live version recorded at the BBC wasn’t released until 2004, in the Faces box set entitled Five Guys Walk Into A Bar… Personnel: … Continue reading (I Know) I’m Losing You (Live At The BBC) – Faces (#129)

(I Got Everything I Need) Almost – Blues Brothers (#124)

A Million Songs #000124 (I Got Everything I Need) Almost – Blues Brothers [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:6otTXcVLJR7xNI0DvjKpJc” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”]   Personnel: Written By: Donnie Walsh Vocals: Joliet Jake Blues Vocals, Harmonica: Elwood Blues Organ, Wurlitzer, Piano, Vocals: Paul Shaffer Guitar: Steve Cropper Guitar: Matt Murphy Bass: Donald Dunn Drums, Vocals: Steve Jordan Tenor Sax, Vocals: Lou Marini Trumpet, Vocals: … Continue reading (I Got Everything I Need) Almost – Blues Brothers (#124)

(Can You Heal Us) Holy Man/War (Live) – Paul Weller (#61)

A Million Songs #000061 (Can You Heal Us) Holy Man/War (Live)   [iframe src=”https://open.spotify.com/embed?uri=spotify:track:3cB8dMqavrOhbQXkLNX2RF” width=”300″ height=”80″ frameborder=”0″ allowtransparency=”true”] Since starting this project, I’ve noticed an abundance of songs that are titled differently across different releases. On Paul Weller‘s fantastic 1993 album Wild Wood, this song was titled “Can You Heal Us (Holy Man)“, but when … Continue reading (Can You Heal Us) Holy Man/War (Live) – Paul Weller (#61)