fredag 15. august 2014

Jimmy Webb - 10 timeless classics

Congratulations to legendary songwriter and performer Jimmy Webb who turns 68 today. Having written timeless classics such as "By The Time I Get To Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", "The Moon's A Harsh Mistress" and countless others, the Oklahoma nativeis one of the best tunesmiths to ever grace this mortal coil. Here I have compiled ten of his best songs, performed by himself and different acts who have recognized his genius.

Glen Campbell: "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" (1967)

Paddy McAloon & Jimmy Webb: "The Highwayman" (1991)

Rumer: "P.F. Sloan" (2012)

Jimmy Webb: "Paul Gauguin In The South Seas" (2005)

Glen Campbell: "Just This One Time" (1974)

Frank Sinatra: "Didn't We" (1971)

Linda Ronstadt: "Adios" (1989)

Radka Toneff & Steve Dobrogosz: "The Moon's A Harsh Mistress" (1979)

Glen Campbell: "Wichita Lineman" (1970)

Jimmy Webb & Brian Wilson: "MacArthur Park" (2013)

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