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This playlist is dedicated to my Father, Jack E. Evans, born 1925, passed away May 3, 2012, the best and kindest Dad a guy could ever hope for.
We have been collecting music to stream for you on Free Music57, and before that on The Daily Walk with Miracles and Evans Liberal Politics, which no longer exist. Music has been a major message of our sites messageince we started this site, really as an add on to my Evans Web Design website, back in November of 2008. In some cases I paid as much as $30 or more each for the rights to stream a particular song on the playlist. Later we learned how to do this for free.
With this post we just about complete the process, for here we have gathered together our best hard rockin’, smokin,’ wailing classic rock tracks for you, together in one place. Check out some of our other genres of music using the menu at the top of the page. I hope you enjoy my efforts.
Classic Rock Playlist
Just For You!
"What I Can Give You:" Collective Soul sings The Daily Walk with Miracles’ signature rock love song. — 3:44
“Sandman”: A really good spooky song about ‘The Sandman’ who may resemble the Reaper or Satan or the Devil, it seems to me — 4:08
"They Call Us the Working Class: blues rocker Walter Trout performs his hit “They Call Us the Working Class …but we ain’t workin’ any more. – a really great sound and a really great message. See Walter Trout mp3’s on Amazon.com — 4:48
“Born on the Bayou,” a rare live recording of Creedence Clearwater Revival from Woodstock, in solidarity with the people of Louisiana and the Gulf coast. — 5:21
"CCR’s Proud Mary:" Creedence Clearwater Revival revisited — Live at the Festival de Viña del Mar Chile 1999. This song is specially dedicated to my mother Eleanor, who passed away at the age of 81 on February 8, 2007. Rest in Peace. – She dedicated her whole life to her family and I was blessed by God to know her. — 3:22
"We Weren’t Born to Follow and Bad Name:" Jon Bon Jovi performs two of his greatest hits, live from Seattle in 2010. — 8:16
"Love And Peace Or Else," U2 performs this wonderful song, full of portent and warning, on their Vertigo Tour in 2005, from Brazil. — 4:36 – See the music video of this song. Dedicated to our U.S.armed forces.
"Eye In the Sky: The Alan Parsons Project performing their seminal hit live in 1995. If you haven’t heard this before, don’t get freaked! Put it together! Hey it’s on the dollar bill. Don’t you think the real Eye In the Sky is God? — 7:03
"Zoo Station:" U2 performs ‘Zoo Station,’ a song not so well known but sounding great, performed live on 08/16/1992 at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium – Washington, D.C. — 4:31
"My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue)," Neil Young gives a great acoustic rendition of his classic at Jones Beach in New York in the summer of 1989. — 4:32
"Silver and Gold," U2 sings their well loved protest song about money and power in this live performance. — 5:50
"Still You Turn Me On" and "Lucy Man:" Emerson Lake and Palmer’s Greg Lake performs arguably ELP’s two best songs, from 1974. Turn it up! — 5:53
"When Love Comes To Town," B.B. King and U2 have a good time in this stirring rendition of the 1987 hit recording. — 5:35
"Standing On Higher Ground," Alan Parson performs his hit song solo. Interesting. — 4:59
"I’ll Be There for You," by Bon Jovi, live in Chile, from 1990. — 9:12 Dedicated to my father, Dr. Jack E. Evans, the most wonderful father in the world!
"SHOUT:" SHOUT – Tears For Fears SHOUT OUT: "I want Canadian style health care now!" — 5:52
"Hey Big Brother," a live performance by Rare Earth from California in 1974 before 200,000 cheering fans. — 6:02
"Put Your Lights On," Everlast and Santana wail on their smash hit, with an interesting intro, too. — 5:55
"The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You:" Bryan Adams, known to his fans as "BA," gives a tough rendition of a hard rockin’ song…. Hey Baby! — 4:57
"Bad Reputation:" Joan Jett, another “bad girl” sings her rock and roll favorite. — 2:42
"Bitterblue," Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islam) sings his heart out in this performance of this song live at the Royal Albert Hall in the 1970s. — 3:37
"Heavy:" Collective Soul sings their hit describing how hard the path can be of following Christ. — 2:56
"Late for the Sky:" Jackson Browne sings his soulful hit from the early seventies a personal favorite of mine that has a lot of meaning to me. — 5:37
"Beautiful Day:" U2 sings their heart out on ABC’s Good Morning America live from Fordham University. This is my very favorite song. — 4:14
“Child In These Hills”: Jackson Brown sings from one of his early albums, on of my favorite songs. — 3:59
"Revolution #1 Take 20," by The Beatles, a rare and unreleased recording of the Beatles classic…. only two copies existed until it was uploaded to YouTube. — 10:48
“Those Were the Days,” Do you remember the one and only Cream, with Eric Clapton, from back in the day? This studio session of ‘Those Were the Days’ features “Jack Bruce firmly in the driving seat as both composer and vocalist, and Bruce and Ginger Baker.” We can heartily recommend Ginger Baker on drums, who is still putting out some great jazz today. — 2:57
“Carry On Wayward Son,” by Kansas, a rare recording from 1976. — 5:04
"Working Class hero," a really interesting cover of John Lennon’s immortal classic by Lennon, Green Day and Ozzy. *** Warning: adult language *** — 3:48
"Who Made Who," a nice live guitar cover of AC/DC performing their hit live. Everyone knows machines rule the world… or else whoever made the machines! (Out of this world….) — 5:13
“Vent & Why Pt. 2,” Collective Soul plays a great live set here. Were you ever angry at somebody? — 6:58
“Sweet Child O’ Mine,” a great instrumental cover of the Guns and Roses classic. Also in loving memory of my mother, Eleanor K. Evans. This song was long a favorite of hers. Eleanor passed away February 8, 2007. — 5:22
"The Who – Love Reign O’er Me," Live in Seattle, 1982. I love the simple, unpretentious way of this version. — 5:06
"Hard Headed Woman:" Live from the Earth Tour in 1976, Cat Stevens performs his hit from 1969. This was about the second song or so in my life that I "fell in love with". — 4:12
"Maria Maria:" Carlos Santana performs his socially relevant unique sounds live in Verona, Italy on June 30, 2008. — 4:54
"Maggie May," a fantastic live rendition of Rod Stewart performing his smash hit Maggie May. I remember this so very well from the summer of 1969. — 5:29
"Wheel in the Sky," Journey performs their smash hit live in Honolulu on March 26, 2009. — 6:29
"Every Breath You Take,": The Police give a slightly different sound to their awesome hit, live from Rio in December, 2007. — 5:59.
Here are a couple of live hits by Boston:
"Peace of Mind," Boston performed their smash hit on August 25, 2004 in Boca Raton, Flordia. — 5:06
"Don’t Look Back," The soundalike band Boston Tribute performs The Boston smash hit ‘Don’t Look Back. Smokin. — 5:46
"Livin On a Prayer," Bon Jovi performs his hit live and acoustic in a concert simply titled "America: A Tribute to the Heroes". — 4:44
"Dazed and Confused:" Led Zeppelin performing their hit song in 1969 at Gladsaxe Teen Club, Gladsaxe, for Danish TV. Watch the YouTube video (black and white) here. — 9:09
"Second Hand News:" Did this ever apply in your own life? Fleetwood Mac off of the wildly successful Rumors album. — 2:57
"Coming Back to Life:" Pink Floyd performs this lament from 1994’s Pulse 2DVD spectacular. (We had to have some Floyd on here, right? – and this song really speaks to me.) — 6:52
"Migra:" Santana’s inspiring hit song off of the Supernatural album. — 5:29
"I Ran (So Far Away):" The late eighties group A Flock of Seagulls sings their biggest hit. 5:12