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I know I'm a dork and talk about my music league a lot, but this week everybody had to submit: Intros - a first track that opens up an album brilliantly.

I went with Let's Go Crazy by Prince. A lot of other good songs were picked: U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name, Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight, Jimi Hendrix - Purple Rain, Bruce Spingsteen - Thunder Road, Weezer - My Name is Jonas, Killers - Jenny Was a Friend of mine.

Anybody else have any favorite iconic intros to throw out there in this slow off-season?

 

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9 minutes ago, tdhoosier said:

I know I'm a dork and talk about my music league a lot, but this week everybody had to submit: Intros - a first track that opens up an album brilliantly.

I went with Let's Go Crazy by Prince. A lot of other good songs were picked: U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name, Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight, Jimi Hendrix - Purple Rain, Bruce Spingsteen - Thunder Road, Weezer - My Name is Jonas, Killers - Jenny Was a Friend of mine.

Anybody else have any favorite iconic intros to throw out there in this slow off-season?

 

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"Waitin' for the Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago" ZZ Top "Tres Hombres" 

" Day of the Eagle" Robin Trower "Bridge of Sighs"

"Stranglehold" Ted Nugent "Ted Nugent"

"Rocks Off" Rolling Stones "Exile on Main street" 

 

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2 minutes ago, IUFLA said:

"Waitin' for the Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago" ZZ Top "Tres Hombres" 

" Day of the Eagle" Robin Trower "Bridge of Sighs"

"Stranglehold" Ted Nugent "Ted Nugent"

"Rocks Off" Rolling Stones "Exile on Main street" 

 

Oh man, Stranglehold is a good one - I didn't think of that one. 'Rocks Off' was one of my back-ups. 

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3 minutes ago, mrflynn03 said:

I couldn't help myself. 

 

4 minutes ago, tdhoosier said:

Haha. oops. Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze

 

3 minutes ago, mrflynn03 said:

I couldn't help myself. 

Although you have to admit 

"Purple rain all in my brain, lately things, they don't seem the same" 

works... 😉

 

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2 minutes ago, IUFLA said:

 

 

Although you have to admit 

"Purple rain all in my brain, lately things, they don't seem the same" 

works... 😉

 

I do gotta say, If we ever do an 'album closers' theme - Purple Rain would be awfully enticing to pick. What an album! Front to back. 

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1 hour ago, tdhoosier said:

I do gotta say, If we ever do an 'album closers' theme - Purple Rain would be awfully enticing to pick. What an album! Front to back. 

Cliche, but "A Day in the Life" off of "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is hard to top...

"Love, Reign o'er Me" off of "Quadrophenia" 

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