Honorable performers: Approximation of a playlist §41

4 12 2009

Featuring artists who, perhaps improbably in some cases, have been awarded Honorary Degrees by one institution or another:

Alfie – Cilla Black
Stir It Up – Patti LaBelle
7 Days – Craig David
School’s Out – Alice Cooper
If She Knew What She Wants – The Bangles
No Regrets – Midge Ure
Rat Trap – The Boomtown Rats
See My Baby Jive – Wizzard
Chanson D’amour – The Manhattan Transfer
Merry Christmas Everybody – Slade
I Want You – Bob Dylan
You Win Again – Bee Gees
There she goes, my beautiful world – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Pipes Of Peace – Paul McCartney
Heart Of Gold – Neil Young
Perfect – Fairground Attraction
Good year for the roses – Elvis Costello
River – Joni Mitchell
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
The Tears of a Clown – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
Love On The Rocks – Neil Diamond
My Cherie Amour – Quincy Jones
Release Me – Engelbert Humperdinck
Desire – U2
The Longest Time – Billy Joel
So Lonely – The Police
The Boy in the Bubble – Paul Simon
Easy Lover – Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
Kooks – David Bowie
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder

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