Friday, November 14, 2008

Friday Random Ten

The Schramms "Tell Me Again and Again" Dizzy Spell
California Guitar Trio "Train to Lamy Pt. 4" Invitation
Cornershop "We're in Yr Corner" When I Was Born for the Seventh Time
Amy Rigby "Year of the Fling" Little Fugitive
The Skids "Scared to Dance" Sweet Suburbia: The Best of the Skids
Blondie "One Way or Another" Best of Blondie
Andrew Bird "MX Missiles" The Mysterious Production of Eggs
Alex Chilton "No Sex" High Priest (plus)
The Submarines "Vote" The Submarines
Liz Phair "Why Can't I?" Liz Phair

bonus
Bill Nelson "Call of the Wild" Chimes & Rings

Not a bad list--sort of sneaks up on me. That's a great Schramms cut to kick off, and I barely remembered it at all. An anthemic Chilton cut. And that's Phair from her pop move that is mostly dreadful, but god that's a catchy song. It's only bad if you know who is doing it and can then think how the mighty have fallen.

As a bonus, here's a Skids song I've always liked, but then I might be the only one. I don't know how they don't do arm thrusts for the "heys," though.

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Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. The Golden Age – Beck
2. Curtain Calls – Old 97’s
3. Born to Lose – The Heartbreakers
4. Fallen from the Sky – Glen Hansard
5. Wishing the Days Away – Billy Bragg
6. Trying Your Luck – The Strokes
7. For the Price of a Cup of Tea – Belle and Sebastian
8. As Long as the Grass shall Grow – Johnny Cash
9. A Spoonful Weighs a Ton – The Flaming Lips
10. Tourette’s – Nirvana

Nice list for a cold and gloomy fall day.

10:47 AM  
Blogger Marty said...

Os Mutantes, "Baby," Everything is Possible
Delta Moon, "Nobody Knows," Goin' Down South
Pavement, "Ed Ames," Slanted & Enchanted, L&R
Radar Bros., "Rock of the Lake," Loose: New Sounds of the Old West, v.3
Damien Jurado, "Johnny Go Riding," Ghosts of David
Crooked Fingers, "New Drink for the Old Drunk," Crooked Fingers
Sonic Youth, "Trilogy: B) Hyperstation," Daydream Nation
Yo La Tengo, "Barnaby, Hardly Working," Prisoners of Love
Iron & Wine, "Resurrection Fern," The Shepherd's Dog
Fela Kuti, "Mr. Grammarticalogylisationalism Is the Boss," The Underground Spiritual Game

Bonus: Hem, "The Cuckoo," Rabbit Songs

Several classics along with many good ones. George, your itunes lags, at least with respect to political advice.

3:41 PM  
Blogger George said...

Indeed, Marty, MX Missiles are so Ronald Reagan....

3:53 PM  
Anonymous joe said...

Not random, but appropriate this Friday maybe? ... the inimitable Elvis:

Thought I saw your face in the fire.
So hard to remember...
even an inferno can cool down
to an ember.
Now you're not the only flame
You're not the only flame
You're not the only flame in town...

4:15 PM  
Blogger Generik said...

1. Long John Baldry – “Flying” – It Ain’t Easy
2. Tommy James & The Shondells – “Sweet Cherry Wine” -- 1969: The Beat Goes On
3. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Maps” -- Fever To Tell
4. Jane’s Addiction – “Strays” -- Uncut: Sin City
5. Camper Van Beethoven – “Turtlehead” -- Camper Van Beethoven II & III
6. Jona Lewie – “You’ll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties” -- The Stiff Record Collection
7. The Clash – “Every Little Bit Hurts” -- Clash On Broadway
8. Rolling Stones – “Let It Loose” -- Exile On Main Street
9. The Mighty Might Bosstones – “The Rascal King” -- Let’s Face It
10. Guided By Voices – “Cocksoldiers & Their Postwar Stubble” -- Sunfish Holy Breakfast

**Bonus** Sweet – “Teenage Rampage” -- The Best Of Sweet

I'm so happy it's Friday.

4:20 PM  
Blogger ahab said...

Smog, "Inspirational" Red Apple Falls
Kronos Quartet, "Glass: String Quartet #3, Mishima..." Kronos Quartet Performs Philip Glass
Grandaddy, "Sikh In a Baja VW Bug" Concrete Dunes
Chet Baker, "You’re Mine, You" Jazz 'Round Midnight
Richmond Fontaine, "Allison Johnson" Post to Wire
Grandaddy, "Fentry" Concrete Dunes
Nick Cave, "I'm Your Man" Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man
Elephant Micah, "Deliver Us from Broken Glass" Your Dreams are Feeding Back
Kristin Hersh, "A Cleaner Light" Sky Motel
Vic Chesnutt, "Styrofoam" Silver Lake

Bonus: Modest Mouse, "Gravity Rides Everything" The Moon & Antarctica

I'm so happy I'm not sick anymore. Got kind of a headache, though, now that I mention it.

My Word Verification, you might want to know, is "uperaz." Nice.

8:23 AM  
Blogger Marty said...

That and the belated advice to vote, which, now that I think about it, still applies here, since we have a run-off along with two more weeks of sleaze ads from Saxby.

(Yes, Ahab, sumbudeez havn phun. Minz "merato," the sexy almond liqueur, I suppose.)

10:37 AM  

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