Mallet Percussion, Man


14 mars 2006, 0h33m

I play four different mallet percussion instruments in my music department (bells/glockenspiel, marimba/xylophone, chimes, and vibraphone), so I have a deep appreciation for artists talented enough to make the cut onto famous tunes. Here's a collection I've made into a playlist:

(Remember The Days Of The) Old Schoolyard
A Girl Like You
All Summer Long
Another Park, Another Sunday
Après Moi
The Best Is Yet to Come
Closer to the Heart
Different Names for the Same Thing
Do You Realize??
Either Way
Forever for Her (Is Over for Me)
Gone Daddy Gone
Grow Some Funk Of Your Own
Hells Bells
Homecoming / The Death Of St. Jimmy / East 12th St. / Nobody Likes You / Rock And Roll Girlfriend / We're Coming Home Again
I Got The News
I Was Made to Love Her
I'll Be Around
It's the Same Old Song
Jesus Of Suburbia / City Of The Damned / I Don't Care / Dearly Beloved / Tales Of Another Broken Home
Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
Kelly Watch the Stars (incidentally, one of only two songs I know of that has my name in it)
Kissing the Lipless
Last Chance on the Stairway
Last Ride In
Let's Get It On
Live And Let Die
Love Child
Love Plus One
Low Rider
Maxwell's Silver Hammer
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Moonlight Feels Right
More Than Useless
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
Negative Girl
Nights in White Satin
No Surprises
The Nurse
On Your Way
Over The Pond
Pink Triangle
Ring My Bell
Rivers Of Babylon
Saint Simon
San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)
Say It Right
Share the Land
She's Not There
The Spirit of Radio
Tell Him
Thick as a Brick
Tijuana Taxi (perhaps the most exuberant use of a marimba I've heard)
Twenty Two Fourteen
Under My Thumb
Universally Speaking
The Water
When I'm Sixty-Four
The Whistler
Why Does The Sun Shine?
Yesterday's Papers
Your Love

I didn't include Broadway show tunes or classical because I wanted to include special examples of rock music that utilize this quite underrated section of instruments.

What are some other ones?
Envois approuvés
indie sex


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