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View Poll Results: Which track do you like the best?
House of the Rising Sun 4 40.00%
In My Life 0 0%
Don't Forget to Dance 1 10.00%
California Dreamin' 2 20.00%
Ruby Tuesday 0 0%
The Sound of Silence 3 30.00%
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Old 04-28-2017, 06:21 PM   #1
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Which track do you like the best?



House of the Rising Sun - The Animals



In My Life - The Beatles



Don't Forget to Dance - The Kinks



California Dreamin' - The Mamas & the Papas



Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones



The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel

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It's really tough for me to choose in this one.

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I decided to give House of the Rising Sun the edge over Sound of Silence here because the latter needed the after-the-fact behind the scenes additions of Columbia producers before it became a transcendent piece. The electric guitar and heavy drums added the power Sound of Silence needed to take it over the top. Here it is in its original unplugged version:



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I decided to give House of the Rising Sun the edge over Sound of Silence here because the latter needed the after-the-fact behind the scenes additions of Columbia producers before it became a transcendent piece. The electric guitar and heavy drums added the power Sound of Silence needed to take it over the top. Here it is in its original unplugged version:



You can say the same thing about Dylan's earlier version of House Of The Rising Sun. The song needed the Animals' production.

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