Don’t – Elvis Presley
After Hours – Velvet Underground
Bolero – Django Reinhardt
Out of Sight – James Brown
I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
Sarabandes III – Erik Satie
I Love I Love – Dar Williams
Goodnight – Lucy Kaplansky
Artistry Jumps – Stan Kenton
Touch Your Woman – Kate Campbell
I think this is reasonably representative.
What does it prove? Nothing. But contrast this list to some others (no names, no packdrill) and it strengthens my
prejudice Bayesian prior – that whereas it’s Americans who have the musical heritage, it’s the English who have to good taste to appreciate it.
Lights touchpaper and steps back…