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Violin Concert in D Op 61 (1806) – Ludwig Van Beethoven

This is the second classical excerpt from The Lugwig Van to appear here in the music library project. It’s a delicious violin piece and one of the most early composed and frequently performed. When I had it playing in the

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Crystal (1983) – Elton John

This is the 4th song by Elton John to appear in this music library project and the second song to feature from his 1983 record Two Low For Zero which is my favourite John 80’s record. Crystal begins side 2

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Cry Like a Baby (1999)- Kasey Chambers

Fellow Australian – Kasey who I have written about here before released a great song on her The Captain album. How I fell in love with Kasey’s music you’ll find at the ‘I’m Not Pretty Enough‘ post, but her success

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Brokeback Mountain Theme Music (2005) – Gustavo Santaolalla

2 days ago in the quietness of the morning, I saw for the umpteenth time the 2005 movie Brokeback Mountain. I have written here before about this movie and how Daniel Day Lewis described Heath Ledger’s acting in it. There

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Crazy Birds (1993) – Not Drowning, Waving

Australian singer-songwriter David Bridie (co-founder of his first group Not Drowning, Waving) (NDW) has featured prominently in this music library project, but this is the first song to appear here from NDW. Formed in Melbourne in 1983, NDW combined elements

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Crash and Burn (1999) – Savage Garden

Crash and Burn is the second song from Australian duo Savage Garden to be featured in this music library project. It comes from their very successful 1999 album Affirmation, from which the title track featured here not too long ago.

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Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 Adagio Un Poco Mosso – Ludwig Van Beethoven

There are few more delightful, but relaxing pieces of music invented in the history of humankind than this gem ‘from the Ludwig Van’. We were discussing in a recent post about how Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb can induce a drug-inducing

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Coyote (1977) – Joni Mitchell

Today’s featured song Coyote is the fourth song to appear here from Joni Mitchell in this music library project. It is the opening song from Joni Mitchell’s 1976 album Hejira and also the album’s first single. I have fond memories

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Covenant Woman (1979) – Bob Dylan

This is one of my favourite gospel songs from Dylan written in 1979 and released on 1980 Gospel record Saved. Dylan wrote so many great songs in ’79 including Gotta Serve Somebody, I Believe in You and Precious Angel, but

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Cooksferry Queen (1999)- Richard Thompson

I was put onto Richard Thompson by a work colleague when I was based at Creswell (kookaburra territory) on the south coast in Australia. He was so enamoured with Richard Thompson’s music and recommended the album Mock Tudor that had

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