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oldest rated songs on iTunes

edited April 2012 in Not Sports Related
although 90% of my songs on iTunes are from 1977 onwards I just had a look at what the oldest 'rated' recordings I have are:
(limited to two per artist) ... there may be a mistake or two in the dates, but nothing to awry hopefully.


1. In The Mood - Glenn Miller 1939
2. Lovesick Blues - Hank Williams 1949
3. Your Cheatin' Heart - Hank Williams 1953
4. That's Amore - Dean Martin 1953
5. Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash 1955
6. I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash 1956
7. One Hand Loose- Charlie Feathers 1956
8. Woodpecker Rock - Nat County 1958
9. Summertime - Miles Davis 1958
10. Blue in Green - Miles Davis 1959
11. (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame - Elvis Presley 1961
12. (I Don't Know Why) But I Do - Clarence "Frogman" Henry 1961
13. C Jam Blues - Oscar Peterson Trio 1962
14. Hymn to Freedom - Oscar Peterson Trio 1962
15. Green Onions - Booker T. & the MG's 1963
16. All Day and All of the Night - The Kinks 1964
17. You Really Got Me - The Kinks 1964
18. She's Not There - The Zombies 1964
19. So Little Time - Diana Dors 1964
20. House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals 1964

Anyone else care to share ?

Comments

  • edited April 2012
    Sweet Caroline 1960 ? I would have thought more like 1970 or later, probably 1972.
  • edited April 2012
    made a few amendments (and updated iTunes), thanks!
  • And what a wonderful world was number one when i was born in 68. Recorded the year before i think.
  • 1) Haydn 1785
    2) Mozart 1787
    3) Beethoven 1818
    4) Schubert 1820
    5) Tchaikovsky 1890
    6) Brahms 1891
    7) Verdi 1894
    8) Rimsky-Korsakov 1897
    9) Dvořák 1900
    10) Holst 1920
  • no way was Brahms 91!
  • no way was Brahms 91!
    Trio for clarinet, cello and piano in A minor, Op. 114
  • Muddy Waters 1946

    Although I do have some Dvorak and Prokofiev, not sure why they don't show the years
  • Oldest composition: Beethoven - Leonore Overture 1806
    Oldest Recording: Meade "Lux" Lewis - Honkey Tonk Train Blues 1936
  • 1) Haydn 1785
    Wow - you've got a recording from 1785? What's it on?
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  • 1) Haydn 1785
    Wow - you've got a recording from 1785? What's it on?

    A really big CD.
  • Recording - not composition - Al Jolson in 1926 singing....The Red Red Robin
  • Recording - not composition - Al Jolson in 1926 singing....The Red Red Robin
    Nice one.
  • I have fair bit of early 20's blues on mine, Leadbelly being my favourite including such timeless classics as Goodnight Irene, Midnight Special and CC Rider.
  • no way was Brahms 91!

    I was definitely Brahms AND Liszt in 91 ;0)
  • Couple of rockabilly classics in there at 7 and 8 - good calls Salad!
  • Buddy Holly recordings from 1954 for me.
  • Couple of rockabilly classics in there at 7 and 8 - good calls Salad!
    Algarve - how about giving us your top 20 rockabilly songs??

  • Working on it Salad. Watch this space...
  • thanks Algarve, I've also worked on my top 20 - quite easy when I only have 47 songs classed as rockabilly/psychobilly, twelve of which are an Imelda May album!
    I'll post when you start the thread and hopefully DA9 and others will have plenty of suggestions too.
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  • Surfin Bird 1963...



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