But we draw the line at animal songs, particularly when the story, pointless to begin with, goes nowhere. With his fluid and far-reaching single-note guitar lines, Walker recalls another major talent, Charlie Christian. For its intensity and stark sadness, his recording of the eighteenth-century crucifixion hymn stands like a beacon among the thirty recordings he left behind. He came alive on stage — sporting a streak in his hair and flashy rings. Finishing with a radio signal, this is the World Service in a time of terror. This was another Lennon demo from the late s, already known via the Imagine movie, gussied up by the surviving Beatles and used as another fake new Beatles song to promote the second Anthology collection of outtakes and unreleased material. He smoked marijuana heroically most of his life, and lived a great love story with his wife, Linda Eastman, until her too-early death in He had a singular style that included a booming voice and an expert use of quills, which accentuated his fast, rhythmic high-string strumming. And dancers knew exactly what this meant, because nobody made feeling bad feel better than these guys. Meaux production after the Sir Douglas Quintet and Sunny to make our top forty. Milton Brown and His Musical Brownies: This is their full album Viva La Vida , loaded with epic hits. Bassist Charlie Haden, trumpeter Don Cherry, drummer Billy Higgins, and Coleman find a weightless rhythm and float through the mournful tune without ever bumping into one another.