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THE TOP 101 ESSENTIAL SONGS BY THE
Elvis Costello penned this track from Orbison's 'Mystery Girl' album. Its lyrics evoke memories of the story songs from The Big O's 60s catalogue. The song is packed with imagery and augmented by that dramatic Orbison voice.
WHEN WE WAS FAB
This song, written and produced by Harrison with Jeff Lynne, recalls the former's time as a member of The Beatles. Its production features sonic reminders of songs by The Fab Four. The single reached the Top 30 in both America and Britain.
LEARNING TO FLY
TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
Petty wrote and produced this single with Jeff Lynne. Lifted off the 'Into The Great Wide Open' album, the single climbed to #28 in the U.S. and fared better in Canada where it peaked at #5.
ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
E.L.O. was one of the first musical acts to embrace the music video. The band created a groundbreaking clip for the single "Rockaria!". In 1976, the track was lifted off the group's 'A New World Record' LP. The single went Top 10 in Britain and Australia.
I WANT YOU
Dylan's love song was featured on his 'Blonde On Blonde' album. Released as a single, it reached #25 on the American chart and peaked at #16 on the opposite side of the Atlantic.
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.