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THE TOP 101 ESSENTIAL SONGS BY THE
IT AIN'T ME BABE
Dylan's raw lyrics make this track an essential addition to the list. The original version appeared on his 'Another Side Of Dylan' album and was swiftly covered by The Byrds and The Turtles.
DON'T COME AROUND HERE
TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
Petty wrote this song with Dave Stewart of The Eurythmics. The 2 co-produced the track with Jimmy Iovine. It was an adventurous shift for Petty, in terms of instrumentation and production. The end result is a standout hit in his songbook. Lifted off the 'Southern Accents' album, the single peaked at #13 in America.
SWEET TALKIN' WOMAN
ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Jeff Lynne knew how to create catchy pop moments and put his skills to effective use during E.L.O.'s golden era. This song was a 1978 single lifted off the band's 'Out Of The Blue' album. In Britain, the disc peaked at #6 and reached the American Top 20.
TANGLED UP IN BLUE
This is a revered song from Dylan's 'Blood On The Tracks' album. It was released as a single in 1975 and peaked at #31 in the U.S.A.
Petty released his first solo album in 1989. 'Full Moon Fever' was a multi-platimun LP that reached #3 in America. "Free Fallin'" was co-written by Petty with fellow Traveling Wilbury member Jeff Lynne. The 2 co-produced the track with Mike Campbell from his regular backing band The Heartbreakers. It reached the Top 10 in America, Canada and New Zealand.
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.