Best Intro to a Song

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Best Intro to a Song
« on: May 15, 2019, 12:51:30 PM »
Inspired by the opening line thread....

Best intro's!!

And no fucking u2 - right!

I'll start - Gimme Shelter, The Rolling Stones.......i think it is a fucking magnificent intro....

So what say you - what really hits you when the needle drops!?
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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2019, 12:55:40 PM »
Blue Monday by New Order is another that instanly springs to mind.

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2019, 01:34:41 PM »

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 04:23:25 PM »
In my book, nothing beats this in the past 20 years. Epic opening.

First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2019, 04:41:47 PM »
off the top of my head, in no particular order:

"Baba O'Riley" - The Who
"Will You Smile Again" - ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
"the hand that feeds" - NIN
"Sun Goddess" - Ramsey Lewis
"A Million Miles Away" - The Plimsouls
"Blackened" - Metallica
"Lateralus" - Tool
"Fuck Tha Police" - NWA
"You Oughta Know" - Alanis Morrissette
"Strawberry Fields Forever" - The Beatles
"Short Memory" - Midnight Oil
"I Want You Back" - The Jackson 5

...well, there's a dozen. Tried to stay away from metal and prog, because waaaaaaaaay too many great ones there, but a couple slipped thru, hahahahahaha. Posting immediately so I don't start editing!

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2019, 05:02:06 PM »
When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin

Baba O’Riley - The Who
Definitive U2 Top 10: 1. One, 2. Bad, 3. With Or Without You, 4. Running to Stand Still, 5. So Cruel, 6. Ultraviolet, 7. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, 8. Hawkmoon 269, 9. Red Hill Mining Town, 10. Luminous Times

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2019, 05:34:13 PM »
Smells like teen spirit by Nirvana is another pretty iconic one.


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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2019, 05:46:10 PM »
In the “Best of the 70’s” category, Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding has one epic intro also.
First Chair. Last Call.

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2019, 05:50:13 PM »
In the “Best of the 70’s” category, Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding has one epic intro also.
This. And, it makes dogs cock their head back and forth, back and forth.
You gotta stand up straight, carry your own weight, these tears are going nowhere

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2019, 11:19:23 PM »
Let's Go Crazy - Prince
Brianstorm - Arctic Monkeys
Columbia - Oasis
This Charming Man - The Smiths
How Soon is Now - The Smiths
Broussard's Lament - Sarah Jarosz
T-Shirt Weather - Circa Waves
Lullaby for Catfish - Mulehead
Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones
Your Time is Gonna Come - Led Zeppelin
Bron-Y-Aur Stomp - Led Zeppelin
Over the Hills and Far Away - Led Zeppelin
In My Time of Dying - Led Zeppelin
Run Away with Me - Carly Rae Jepsen
On Days Like These - Matt Monro
You Only Live Twice - Nancy Sinatra
Running Up That Hill - Kate Bush
Learned How to Beg - Kevin Kerby
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says the last one shall be first.
Well, if that verse is true,
there's hope for me and you.
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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2019, 11:44:04 PM »

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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2019, 11:49:57 PM »
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones

Donald Trump thinks so too.


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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2019, 12:06:47 PM »
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones

Donald Trump thinks so too.
Big ouchie.
There's a bible verse,
says the last one shall be first.
Well, if that verse is true,
there's hope for me and you.
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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2019, 02:03:32 PM »
Well since there's no U2 allowed .....


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Re: Best Intro to a Song
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2019, 02:12:28 PM »