House Of The Rising Sun

If ever there was a genuine rock classic, this is it. Besides being a worldwide breakout hit by the Animals, a British Invasion band from Newcastle, this song has a rich history (it even has a whole book dedicated to it). Originally from the British Isles, it came...

Run Through The Jungle

A band whose legacy still lasts today, CCR has something in common with the Rolling Stones: an uncanny knack of establishing a memorable groove that is matched with an almost undefinable atmosphere. Tom Fogerty: “It never changes key, but it holds your interest...

Another Brick In The Wall

Pink Floyd rarely released singles that were also on an album. They felt their songs were best appreciated in the context of an album, where the songs and artwork came together to form a theme. Producer Bob Ezrin convinced them that this could stand on it’s own...

Walk Away Renee

What an evocative and atmospheric song this is. Some recordings have a life that goes beyond their time on the charts, and this mid-60s “baroque rock” piece (the harpsichord makes it such) was written by a band member about a real girl, which makes it all...

Right Down The Line

Gerry Rafferty, a Scottish singer-songwriter, was best known for his hit “Baker Street,” but “Right Down the Line” reached number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and spent four non-consecutive weeks at #1 on the Easy Listening chart in the...