Caffe` Latte` presents…
THE TOP 101 ESSENTIAL SONGS BY THE
END OF THE LINE
Tom Petty sings the verses while Orbison, Harrison and Lynne combine for the chorus on this single lifted off the Traveling Wilburys' debut album. By the time of the single's release, Orbison had sadly passed away.
IF I NEEDED SOMEONE
This was 1 of the 2 song spots allowed to Harrison on the Beatles album 'Rubber Soul'.
OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN &
ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
This is the timeless title song from the panned film 'Xanadu'. Its only saving grace was the film's soundtrack album. Jeff Lynne wrote and produced the track. Olivia Newton-John sings the lead vocal in front of E.L.O. The single reached #1 in the UK and Europe. It peaked in the Top 10 in America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
LAY LADY LAY
This love song written by Dylan was included on his 'Nashville Skyline' album. The single reached the Top 10 in both the U.S.A. and U.K.
GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU
Rudy Clark wrote this early R&B/ rock song, originally a hit for James Ray back in 1962. Harrison covered the song for his 'Cloud Nine' album. He co-produced the remake with Jeff Lynne. The single topped the American, Canadian and Australian charts. In Britain, the disc peaked at #2.
To commemorate the 15th anniversary of George Harrison’s passing and in celebration of Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize for Literature, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the 101 songs that matter most from the members of The Traveling Wilburys. As well as Harrison and Dylan, the group consisted of Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne. The latter is mostly represented on the Top 101 as a member of the Electric Light Orchestra. Also included are songs that Harrison penned for The Beatles to record.
Each update will be added to the Traveling Wilburys playlist on Spotify.