Larkin Poe – Black Betty (Starters for Ten #224) 4.10.23

Starters for Ten 2019 – #224: Top Ten 2017 tracks: 190812

Larkin Poe – Black Betty (2017)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 23rd – running between 9 and 18 August and featuring my top ten tracks from 2017 – here’s Larkin Poe’s cover of the trad blues song Black Betty, taken from their 2017 album ‘Peach’

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Fleetwood Mac – Stop Messing Around (Starters for Ten #216) 6.10.22

Starters for Ten 2019 – #216: Top Ten Fleetwood Mac tracks: 190804

Stop Messing Around (1968)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 22nd – running between 30 July and 8 August and featuring my top ten Fleetwood Mac tracks – here’s Stop Messing Around from the April 1968 album ‘Mr Wonderful’

Fleetwood Mac – Fighting for Madge (Starters for Ten #215) 5.10.22

Starters for Ten 2019 – #215: Top Ten Fleetwood Mac tracks: 190803

Fighting for Madge (1969)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 22nd – running between 30 July and 8 August and featuring my top ten Fleetwood Mac tracks – here’s Fighting for Madge from the ‘Then Play On’ album released on 19 September 1969

Fleetwood Mac – Got to Move (Starters for Ten #214) 4.10.22

Starters for Ten 2019 – #214: Top Ten Fleetwood Mac tracks: 190802

Got to move (1968)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 22nd – running between 30 July and 8 August and featuring my top ten Fleetwood Mac tracks – here’s Got to Move taken from Fleetwood Mac’s is debut studio album, released on 24 February 1968.

The album brought the band overnight success reaching No. 4 on the UK album charts and staying there for 37 weeks, despite the lack of a hit single.

Joe Bonamassa & Beth Hart – Black Coffee (Starters for Ten #191) 1.10.20

Starters for Ten 2019 – #191: Top Ten 2018 tunes: 190710

Joe Bonamassa & Beth Hart – Black Coffee (2018)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Kickstarting the 20th, running between 10 and 19 July and featuring my top ten tunes from 2018, here’s the title track from the collaborative album released by Joe Bonamassa & Beth Hart on 13 January – Black Coffee.

Canned Heat – On the road again (Starters for Ten #162) 2/10 (17)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #162: Top Ten Driving tracks: 190611

Canned Heat – On the road again (1968)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

Continuing the 17th – featuring my top ten driving tracks, and running between 10 and 19 June – here’s On the Road Again, a song recorded by the American blues-rock group Canned Heat in 1967.

It first appeared on their second album, Boogie with Canned Heat, in January 1968; when an edited version was released as a single in April 1968, “On the Road Again” became Canned Heat’s first record chart hit and one of their best-known songs.

Ten Years After – I can’t keep from crying sometimes (Starters for Ten #109) 9/10 (11)

Starters for Ten 2019 – #109: Top Ten Ten Years After numbers: 190419

Ten Years After – I can’t keep from crying sometimes (1967)

Throughout 2019 Jem of Jemtunes is taking you through 36 top tens and one top five. Tunes for a whole gamut of reasons including genre, mood, time of year or simply time itself. Sometimes there’s be words but mostly it’ll simply be the music. Because music always speaks for itself.

For the penultimate part of the 11th, running between 11 and 20 April and featuring my top ten Ten Years After numbers, here’s I can’t keep from crying sometimes taken from the 1967 self-titled debut.