Continuing my monthly list of top favorite songs of musicians I like other than my absolute faves, this month’s musician is Richard Marx. I was fortunate to see him in concert in 2010 as a duo with Matt Scannell from Vertical Horizon. It was an acoustic set with just the two of them on stage in a small theater. They were very personable – funny and humble. What I liked most was how they would give some background about writing a song before they sang the song.
So here are my top four fave Richard Marx songs:
“Don’t Mean Nothin’ ”
“Hold On To The Nights” <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/LBmNTLxclXE?list=PLJNiH2w8efpG4GQrBmMpvbTmFYR0cbYo0
“Right Here Waiting” <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/S_E2EHVxNAE?list=PLJNiH2w8efpG4GQrBmMpvbTmFYR0cbYo0
“Hazard” <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/gdmHHoI9beM?list=PLJNiH2w8efpG4GQrBmMpvbTmFYR0cbYo0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe
I was a fan of Richard Marx in the 80’s but I always resisted buying his CDs telling myself I’d wait until his greatest hits CD came out. Maybe now is the time to revisit all his CDs, not just his hits.
Guitar Train passengers, what are your favorite Richard Marx songs?