My Favourite Songs

mp3 Versions
& Video
Artist Comment
"Nessun Dorma"
Emanne Beasha - her website UNBELIEVABLE .....
Theme To "Band of Brothers" (TV series 2001)
Michael Kamen very moving by association with must-see TV series and WWII - Kamen died in 2003 aged only 55
Breathless (2000)
The Corrs Wikipedia
Give It All Up (2000)
Please Forgive Me (1993)
Bryan Adams  
I Will Aways Love You (1992)
Whitney Houston

sublime, awesome, divine, sad, unforgettable
1) Kevin Costner's speech at her funeral in 2012
2) Costner talks about her in an interview

Danny Boy (1988)
Daniel O'Donnell  
Wonderful Life (1987)
Black (Colin Vearncombe) video by Zucchero - absolutely magical photo series
The Time of My Life ("Dirty Dancing" - 1987)
Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes 2nd video = memorial to Patrick Swayze, so sadly missed
Walk of Life (1985)
Dire Straits one of their best
Moonlight Shadow (1983)
Maggie Reilly a haunting song and melody
Jambo Bwana (1982 - IN SWAHILI!)
Them Mushrooms happy - so evocative of Africa
Mary's Boy Child (1981)
Boney M. a lovely Christmas song beautifully sung
The Winner Takes It All (1980)
Abba this is also one of their own all-time favourites
Staying Alive (1977)
Bee Gees video with Rita Hayworth - sensational dancing
Always On My Mind (1973)
Elvis Presley Elvis was always "The King", not Michael Jackson!
I Need You (1972)
Jumbalaya (1973)
Karen Carpenter She died through anorexia - unbelievably sad.
Watch the film: "The Karen Carpenter Story"
A Song For You (1972)

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (1971)

Joan Baez video live in Norway - wonderful folk-singer
Vincent (1971)
Don McLean a beautiful tribute to a troubled artist
Dark-Eyed Sailor (1970)
Steeleye-Span traditional English songs of my university days
L'Etranger (1969 - in French)
Nana Mouskouri BONUS SONG a beautiful love-poem from an amazing artist
Interlude (1968)
Timi Yuro a lesser-known but phenomenal singer
Cactus Tree (1968)
Joni Mitchell wistful, romantic, regretful - from the unique and sublime Joni
Marcie (1968)
Light My Fire (1966)
The Doors (Jim Morrison) Morrison's grave in Pere-Lachaise cemetery, Paris
Crystal Chandeliers (1966)
Charlie Pride there had to be ONE from Charlie Pride
The Last Thing On My Mind (1966)
Turn, Turn, Turn (1965)
The Byrds the Human Condition (Youtube with lyrics)
Chimes of Freedom (1965)
The Byrds no group like The Byrds, and maybe none better
a homage to freedom (Youtube & lyrics)
Catch The Wind (1965)
Donovan sad, wistful, romantic
The Times they are a-changing (1964)
Bob Dylan the one and only ....
Losing You (1963)
Brenda Lee she is SO underrated
All Alone Am I (1963)
Lucille (1958)
Everly Brothers part of my young days
Heartbeat (1958)
Buddy Holly the one and only - "The Day the Music Died"
Johnny B Goode (1958)
Chuck Berry the one and only - just awesome - died 2019
Sweet Little Sixteen (1958)
nothing ever better in this genre
Only You (1955)
The Platters they also did great songs before the 60s
As Time Goes By (1942)
Dooley Wilson from "Casablanca" - CLIP FROM FILM