Tagged Bruce Hornsby

Friday 12am ET: Feature LP: Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin (1991)

Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin is a 1991 tribute album consisting of interpretations of sixteen songs written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. The title refers to a song on John’s album 21 at 33, “Two Rooms at the End of the World”, and to the duo’s unusual collaborative style; it is also the title of a 1991 film documenting their collaboration.

“Border Song” – Eric Clapton 4:21
“Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)” – Kate Bush 4:57
“Come Down in Time” – Sting 3:38
“Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting” – The Who 4:32
“Crocodile Rock” – The Beach Boys 4:21
“Daniel” – Wilson Phillips 4:03
“Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word” – Joe Cocker 3:57
“Levon” – Jon Bon Jovi 5:27
“The Bitch is Back” – Tina Turner 3:38
“Philadelphia Freedom” – Hall & Oates 5:12
“Your Song” – Rod Stewart 4:49
“Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” – Oleta Adams 6:02
“Madman Across the Water” – Bruce Hornsby 6:10
“Sacrifice” – Sinéad O’Connor 5:12
“Burn Down the Mission” – Phil Collins 6:58
“Tonight” – George Michael 7:23

Artist Countdown: Bruce Hornsby Top 25 – 12pm ET @brucehornsby

BruceHornsbyBruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954) is an American singer and keyboardist known for the spontaneity and creativity of his live performances, Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions with his songwriting and the seamless improvisations contained within.

Hornsby’s recordings have been recognized on a number of occasions with industry awards, including the Best New Artist Grammy in 1987 with Bruce Hornsby and the Range, the Best Bluegrass Recording Grammy in 1990, and the Best Pop Instrumental Grammy in 1993.

Hornsby has also achieved recognition for his solo albums and performances, his touring band Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, his bluegrass project with Ricky Skaggs and his appearances as a session- and guest-musician. He also collaborated with Grateful Dead and was a member of the band from September 1990 to March 1992, playing at over 100 shows during that period.  (Source: Wikipedia).

1 The Way It Is
2 The Valley Road
3 Every Little Kiss
4 Mandolin Rain
5 Across the River
6 Look Out Any Window
7 Lost Soul
8 Harbor Lights
9 Walk in the Sun
10 Fields of Gray
11 A Night on the Town
12 On the Western Skyline
13 Defenders of the Flag
14 Rainbow’s Cadillac
15 Set Me in Motion
16 Great Divide
17 Shadow Hand
18 Madman Across The Water
19 Straight, No Chaser
20 Two Kinds Of Love (with Stevie Nicks)
21 Prairie Dog Town (with The Noise Makers)
22 Funhouse
23 King Of The Hill
24 Fire On The Cross
25 Jack Straw