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posted by: Alley Gator
11/30/12 12:57 pm
Sam & Dave released three superb singles. What rock or soul artists recorded three tracks, taken together, that you think are as good or better than Sam & Dave's best three?
Here's my short list of Great Trios by One Artist. What are yours?

Sam & Dave: Hold On, I'm Comin'/When Something Is Wrong With My Baby/Soul Man

Otis Redding: Dock of The Bay/I've Been Loving You Too Long/Try A Little Tenderness

Marvin Gaye: What's Going On/I Heard It Through The Grapevine/Let's Get It On

Rolling Stones: Satisfaction/Gimme Shelter/Sympathy for the Devil

Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode/Roll Over Beethoven/Maybellene

Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run/Thunder Road/Born in the USA

Alley Gator says:
12/07/12 11:02 pm
Commenting on my own list, can I hear a witness?

Van Morrison: Gloria (Them), Domino, Into the Mystic (or do you prefer Caravan or Brown-Eyed Girl?)

Bob Dylan: Like A Rolling Stone, Subterranean Homesick Blues, Visions of Johanna (which are your picks?)
jere1911 says:
06/26/13 2:36 pm
Three sets of three from the 50's:

Elvis (at Sun): That's All Right, Good Rockin' Tonight, Mystery Train

Elvis (at RCA): Don't Be Cruel, Don't, Jailhouse Rock

The Platters: Only You, The Great Pretender, Twilight Time

And Three more from the Stones: The Last Time, Jumpin' Jack Flash, Honky Tonk Woman

Alley Gator says:
07/05/13 2:15 am
jere1911 said: Three sets of three from the 50\'s:
Great idea - How about?

Little Richard: Tutti Frutti/Long Tall Sally/Rip It Up

Buddy Holly/Crickets: Rave On/That'll Be The Day/Peggy Sue

Jerry Lee Lewis: Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On/Great Balls of Fire/Breathless

Ray Charles: What'd I Say/I Got A Woman/Georgia On My Mind
Linden Arden says:
07/08/13 3:18 am
Van Morrison

Gloria—because it’s one of the greatest songs ever.
Astral Weeks—because it’s the title song of the strangest, most amazing lp ever
It’s All In the Game—just because.

Ask me tomorrow & I’ll probably give you 3 different songs.