Friday, November 07, 2008

Friday Random Ten

The Four Tops "I Can't Help Myself" Heaven Must Have Sent You
Tommy Keene "Don't Sleep in the Daytime" Real Underground
Fountains of Wayne "Bought for a Song" Welcome Interstate Managers
The Velvet Underground "Cool It Down" Peel Slowly and See
Bill Nelson "Radiant Spires" Chance Encounters in the Garden of Lights: The Angel at the Western Window
Pere Ubu "Go" Datapanik in the Year Zero: 1980-1982
Gavin Bryars "Tramp with Orchestra IV (full strings)" Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me
Billy Bragg "The Price I Pay" (demo) Workers' Playtime
Eurythmics "Missionary Man" Revenge
William Bell "Share What You Got (But Keep What You Need)" The Complete Stax/Volt Singles: 1959-1968

bonus
Peter Murphy "Blind Sublime" Love Hysteria

Well, that was mostly pop. Plus it's nice to celebrate Levi Stubbs, and then have a Billy Bragg cut later. Two cuts from CDs that were Amy's--can you spot them?

I also want to nominate "Share What You Got (But Keep What You Need)" as the national anthem for the new SUSA (that's Socialist United States of America).

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Blogger Generik said...

1. Warren Zevon – “Dirty Life & Times” – The Wind
2. The Clash – “Something About England” -- Sandinista!
3. Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros – “Mondo Bongo” -- Global A Go-Go
4. a-Ha – “Take On Me” -- Millennium ‘80s New Wave Party
5. The Drifters – “Under The Boardwalk” -- Atlantic Rhythtm And Blues 1947-1974
6. Van Morrison – “Astral Weeks” -- Astral Weeks
7. Rolling Stones – “Dear Doctor” -- Beggars Banquet
8. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – “Rag Doll” -- The Very Best Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
9. Johnny Winter – “Mean Town Blues (Live)” -- The Best Of Johnny Winter
10. Neil Young – “Don’t Let It Bring You Down” -- Live At Massey Hall 1971

**Bonus** Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks – “The Piano Has Been Drinking” -- Beatin’ The Heat

Best of, best of, best of...

8:07 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

Silver Jews, "Living Waters" Starlite Walker
Okkervil River, "Title Track" The Stage Names
The Flying Burrito Brothers, "Lazy Days" Beyond Nashville
St. Thomas, "45 Seconds" Hey Harmony
Ana Egge, "Souls Out Sailing" River Under the Road
Jerry Jeff Walker, "Little Bird" !Viva Terlingua!
Bob Dylan, "Highlands" Time Out of Mind
Cracker, "Duty Free" Greatest Hits Redux
Pavement, "Box Elder" Slanted & Enchanted
Hayden, "Tea Pad" Skyscraper National Park

Bonus: Tom Waits, "Jack & Neal/California Here I Come" Foreign Affairs

Are 1 and 9 Amy's?

11:45 AM  
Blogger George said...

9 is Amy's, although to be fair I do have the vinyl. But 1 is mine--that HDH box set is pretty tasty, even if much of it is quite familiar.

12:32 PM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' -- Louis Armstrong
2. Brown Eyed Handsome Man -- Johnny Cash
3. House We Used to Live In -- The Smithereens
4. If I Give My Soul -- Johnny Cash
5. Deathly -- Aimee Mann
6. I Dig Rock and Roll Music -- Peter, Paul, & Mary
7. I'd Rather be Thin Than Famous -- Jack Kerouac
8. Cold Brains -- Beck
9. Mystery Dance -- Elvis Costello
10. Funk Soul Brother -- Fatboy Slim

Hey Generik, if you ever wanted to know what that Aha song was about click below:

http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1832838

6:54 AM  

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