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What Are Your Favorite Instrumental Tunes?

The subject of instrumentals came up in another thread, so I thought it might be fun to see what instrumental tunes everyone enjoys. Instrumentals cover a wide range of genres when you start to think about it; classical (of course), movie soundtracks, pop, jazz, big band oldies, blues, country, rock, and many instrumental versions of your favorite song titles, too.

 

So what instrumental music do you like? What are your favorite tunes or instrumental versions of your favorite songs? Multiple tunes and multiple genres are okay. And, if you have favorite on youtube, feel free to post the link so that we can listen, too!

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Difficult to Cure  -  Rainbow  (inspired by Beethoven's 9th, Ode to Joy)

 

 

 

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Soul Finger:  Bar- Kays

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Apache:  Jorgen Ingmann

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Nut Rocker:  B Bumble and The Stingers

 

Bumble Boogie

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Memphis:  Lonnie Mack

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Rawhide:  Link Wray and His Ray-Men

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Canadian Sunset:  Eddie Heywood

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The River Kwai March:  Mitch Miller

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Teen Beat:  Sandy Nelson

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Last Date:  Floyd Cramer

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Sad, romantic and so easy to dance to. Love it !
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I guess I am not using this site right. I meant this comment to go to Bob, for "Last Date"
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@JudithP526204  I saw it. I definitely agree. Thanks.

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Delicate Dance  -  Scorpions

 

From 2013: MTV Unplugged: Scorpions in Athens

 

Ft. Mathias Jabs guitar solo  -  beautiful composition and performance! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3QaKiJ8HQQ

 

"Rock 'n' roll might not solve your problems, but it does let you dance all over them." Pete Townshend
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Out Of Limits:  Marketts

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More:  Kai Winding

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Back to the movies and one of my favorite movie themes ever . . .

 

The Magnificent Seven Theme  -  Elmer Bernstein 

 

 

"Rock 'n' roll might not solve your problems, but it does let you dance all over them." Pete Townshend
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The High And The Mighty:  Leroy Holmes

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La Villa Strangiato -

YYZ - Rush

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Moby Dick - Led Zeppelin

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Frankenstein - Edgar Winter 

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Rock It - Herbie Hancock

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Genghis Khan - Iron Maiden

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Anybody There

Snowman 

 

both by Rainbow

 

"Rock 'n' roll might not solve your problems, but it does let you dance all over them." Pete Townshend
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Surfing With The Alien - Joe Satriani

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Sails by Chet Atkins

 

Your hand in mine by Explosions in the Sky (aka Breaker Morant pre1999) I heard it on a movie soundtrack and had to find it. Featured in the films Friday Night lights, THe Big Empty Love Happens the TV series Prisoners Wives and the documentary Gideions Army. 

 

Bewilderbeast by Badly Drawn Boy 

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Stranger on the Shore - Acker Bilk

 

Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White - Perez Prado

 

Topsy Part 2 - Cozy Cole

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"Lara's Theme (Somewhere My Love)" composed by Maurice Jarre, lyrics added later by Paul Webster

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Yd2PzoF1y8

 

Stay well and enjoy!

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Music by Ennio Marricone -

 

Gabriel's Oboe

 

The Spaghetti Western Soundtracks -

 

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly  (Including Ecstasy of Gold, covered by Metallica)

Fistful of Dollars

For a Few Dollars More

 

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Orion  -  Metallica  

 

 

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