Tuesday, May 31, 2011

1000 SONGS - DAY 53 - SONG # 81

Day 53 - A Song you listen to when you are happy

A song that makes me feel good certainly is Sweet Jane by the Velvet Underground. Must be something like 40 years that I love the song, in all its magnificent simplicity. There are some very strange renderings of it by Lou Reed on the internet (if somebody took care of listing those versions in chronological order, one could get a glimpse of the ups and downs in Lou's career). Be that as it may, I think that the Cowboy Junkies' version is a good one:

The original version by VU (at least the one that allows embedding, with "alternative outro"):

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