skylyro’s Top 5 Power Trios

The Police, Copeland, Summers, Sting

Welcome back to another skylyro top chart! I pretty much enjoyed the virality last week’s post has caused and hope this one is going to have a similar appeal. So here it is, this is skylyro’s list of Top 5 Power Trios! Continue reading “skylyro’s Top 5 Power Trios”


skylyro’s Top 10 Rock Voices

Top 10 rock voices of all timesHi there, and welcome back to another one of skylyro’s Top 10 posts!

This week I’d like to introduce you to my favorite Rock Voices of all time, and I’d love to know what you think about and who your favorite Rock singers are.

Looking forward to reading your feedback, enjoy!


1. Jeff Buckley

2. Eddie Vedder

3. Joe Cocker

4. Freddie Mercury

5. Jim Morrison

6. Chris Cornell

7. Mike Patton

8. Mark Knopfler

9. Mick Jagger

10. Roger Daltrey

dEUS, Keep You Close

skylyro’s Top 5 Albums of 2011

dEUS, Keep You Close

Hey guys, welcome back to another Top 5! This time I thought of my favorite albums of the past year and tried to come up with my Top 5 Albums of 2011. I have to admit that my musical spectrum is quite restricted in these last years, but still, I believe there where a few interesting publications last year, as well. I have picked 5, but feel free to propose your favorite albums in 2011!

1. Keep You Close – dEUS: some people prefer the older albums, some the newer ones, and I more or less like them all! dEUS is an amazing band, always innovative, always great!!! To me, dEUS are probably producing Continental Europe’s best music! Continue reading “skylyro’s Top 5 Albums of 2011”

Pictures of Eddie Vedder

skylyro’s Top 5 Eddie Vedder Duets

Pictures of Eddie Vedder

Cheers folks, it’s been quite a while since my last post, and I’m really happy to be here, writing this year’s first post – apart from last year’s review… At first, I had a different topic on my mind, but as I stumbled upon some video, I just had to make these my next blog post. Obviously, I knew that Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam as a whole had appeared on stage with many artists throughout the years, and some of these performances I had already seen and heard before, but I was so surprised by the many of them I found! Eddie Vedder, whom I probably consider my favorite singer, duetting with some of the most extraordinary artists and musicians of past and present… and this is skylyro’s Top 5 Eddie Vedder Duets: Continue reading “skylyro’s Top 5 Eddie Vedder Duets”

skylyro’s Top Ten T-Shirts

Summertime is coming and I was thinking about getting some new t-shirts, or which shirts to pick from the back of my closet and finally I thought of which ones are the ones I like most… that’s why this week’s post is about some of my Favorite T-Shirts Ever! Feel free to suggest your favorites and which are definitely the coolest t-shirts around!

Rolling Stones - British Flag Tongue1. The Rolling Stone’s British Flag Tongue

Jimi Hendrix2. Jimi Hendrix

3. Pearl Jam’s StickmanPearl Jam - Stickman

fading Tees - got up

4. fading Tees (different slogans)

5. Superman T-ShirtSuperman T-Shirt

Smiley T-Shirt

6. Smiley / Happy Face

7. A.S. Roma – Diadora Shirt

Rome's best official shirt                                                 8. Bob MarleyBob Marley

9. Duff Beer

Duff Beer

10. New Zealand All Blacks ShirtAll Blacks Rugby

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird

skylyro’s Fan Lists (Chris)

Hello again, my friends! First of all I’d like to thank you for the 4,559 page visits we had in just 1 month: that is a pretty fair result for a small and brand new blog like this!
skylyro’s Blog definitely needs you in order to work and with the occasion, I’d like to post the first skylyro’s Fan List. This week it will be a pretty long one, since Christian shares his “Top 100 Songs of All Times“: it’s a very interesting one that involves all kinds of music, from classical music, to folk, hard rock, pop, alternative rock, blues and so on… Check it out and you will surely find some inspiration for some new stuff to listen to!

(Also, please do not forget to vote for the weekly Battle of the Bands, which in the end will result in “our Top 10 Bands of All Times”!!!)

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird1. Freebird – Lynyrd Skynyrd
2. Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen (Live 1975)
3. One – U2
4. Creep – Radiohead
5. Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley/Leonard Cohen
6. Air – Johan Sebastian Bach
7. Express yourself – Charlie Wright & The Watts
8. Sympathy for the devil – Rolling Stones
9. Born to run – Bruce Springsteen
10. Magic – Ben Folds Five
11. Hurricane – Bob Dylan
12. Revolution – Beatles
13. Whole lotta love – Led Zeppelin
14. Baby’s got sauce – G.Love & Special Sauce
15. Mr. Jones – Counting Crows
16. In-a-gadda-da-vida – Iron Butterfly
17. Child in time – Deep Purple
18. I’m goin home – Ten Years After (Live/Woodstock)
19. Alive – Pearl Jam
20. Paranoid Android – Radiohead
21. Caravan – Van Morrison
22. Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
23. Disarm – Smashing Pumpkins
24. Smells like teen spirit – Nirvana
25. Imagine – John Lennon
26. You can’t always get what you want – Rolling Stones
27. Killing in the name of – Rage Against the Machine
28. (Let’s not shit ourselves) To love and to be loved – Bright Eyes
29. I hope that i don’t fall in love with you – Tom Waits
30. Got to get you off of my mind – Solomon Burke
31. Highway to hell – AC/DC
32. All along the watchtower – Jimi Hendrix
33. Sysgonöga – Jonas Knutsson
34. I’ve been loving you too long – Otis Redding
35. Bird on the wire – Joe Cocker (Mad Dogs & The English Man)
36. Let’s get it on – Marvin Gaye
37. No rain – Blind Melon
38. Heard it through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
39. Theme of Schindler’s List – John Williams
40. Don’t think twice – Bob Dylan / Denk ned noch – W. Ambros
41. Message in a bottle – Police
42. Break on through – The Doors
43. Der Weg – Herbert Grönemeyer
44. Black Dog – Led Zeppelin
45. Respect – Aretha Franklin
46. Come together – Beatles
47. I wonder who – Rory Gallagher
48. Paradise City – Guns ‚N’ Roses
49. It’s the end of the world as we know it – R.E.M.
50. Life on Mars – David Bowie
51. Fields of Athenry – Dropkick Murphys
52. Anarchy in the UK – Sex Pistols
53. Lust for life – Iggy Pop
54. Dance to the music – Sly & the Family Stone
55. Sweet Goddess of Love and Beer – Popa Chubby
56. Better man – Pearl Jam
57. F-Stop Blues – Jack Johnson
58. Keepin it real – Mason Jennings
59. Lover, you should have come over – Jeff Buckley
60. Mighty, mighty – Curtis Mayfield
61. Scooby snacks – Fun Lovin Criminals
62. Long as I can see the light – Creedence Clearwater Revival
63. Voodoo Chile – Jimi Hendrix
64. Jammin – Bob Marley
65. Brown eyed Girl – Van Morrison
66. Let it bleed – Rolling Stones
67. Piece of my heart – Janis Joplin
68. Das alles kommt mit – Element of Crime
69. Glory Box – Portishead
70. I can’t get with that (Schmoove Version) – Fun Lovin Criminals
71. Bring it on home to me – Sam Cooke
72. Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix (Stevie Ray Vaughn)
73. On the sunny side of the street – Louis Armstrong
74. Be my guest – Fats Domino
75. Sublime – What i got
76. Daydream – Lovin Spoonful
77. How can i tell you – Cat Stevens
78. San Diego Serenade – Tom Waits / Heimatserenade W. Ambros
79. Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
80. One for my baby – Frank Sinatra
81. White room – Cream
82. Rodeo Clowns – G. Love
83. For what it’s worth – Buffalo Springfield
84. Stairway to heaven – Led Zeppelin
85. What’d i say – Ray Charles
86. Son of a preacherman – Dusty Springfield
87. Roadhouse Blues – The Doors
88. Yer Blues – Beatles
89. Radar Love – Golden Earring
90. Flake – Jack Johnson / BenHarper
91. Please bleed – Ban Harper
92. Get myself arrested – Gomez
93. Always look on the bright side of life – Monty Python
94. Lightning Crashes – Live
95. Fortunate son – Creedence Clearwater Revival
96. Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
97. The Mariner’s Revenge Song – The Decemberists
98. With or without you – U2
99. Layla – Derek & the Dominos
100. Somewhere over the rainbow – Iz

InRainbows album cover

skylyro’s Top 10 Jogging Albums

radiohead - in rainbowsHey there! This week I’d like to share with you my favorite albums when it comes to jogging.  In order to keep in shape, many of us go jogging in their spare time, or on the weekend, and most of us have at least tried once in their lifetime. Well, let’s be frank, the first thought most of us have is that running, pure running, not chasing a ball or something, simple running, is in fact a bit boring! That is why we all tend to carry our mp3 player, iPod, iPhone, Blackberry, or whatever modern technology has to offer, on our conquest of the local park. Continue reading “skylyro’s Top 10 Jogging Albums”

music album covers

skylyro’s Top 10 Albums of All Times

music album coversThis is intended to be the first of a whole lot of articles and play lists dealing with the music, books, art, movies, sports etc. you and I prefer, and these are some of my favorite albums of all times. I’m not sure about the order yet, but just to say it with Eddie Vedder’s words: “how much difference does it make?” (Pearl Jam – Indifference). And how about sharing your suggestions, tips and top album lists? So finally, even though I still find it really hard to leave out so many of my favorite artists and albums, here’s what I may define my Top Ten Albums of All Times:

1. G. Love and Special Sauce – Self Titled Album

2. Pearl Jam – Vs.

3. Jeff Buckley – Grace

4. Tom Waits – Closing Time

5. Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms

6. Joe Cocker – Mad Dogs and Englishmen

7. Radiohead – Inrainbows

8. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti

9. Jimi Hendrix – Are You Experienced

10. The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band