Friday, November 28, 2008

Friday Random Ten

Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra "Velvet Guitar" Por Vida: a Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo
Jorge Ben "Ponta De Lanca Africano (Umababarauma)" Beleza Tropical
Elvis Costello & The Attractions "Mystery Dance" Live at the El Mocambo
k.d. lang "Big Boned Gal" Absolute Torch and Twang
The Blind Boys of Alabama "If I Had a Hammer" I Brought Him with Me
Alex Chilton "Downtown" Step Right Up: The Songs of Tom Waits
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic "I Don't Need No Crystal Ball" Faultline
Giant Sand "Saturated Beyond Repair" proVISIONS
Sam Phillips "I Need Love" Martinis & Bikinis
XTC "Outside World" Drums and Wires

Lucinda Williams "Fruits of My Labor" World without Tears

A suitably pleasing list that avoids too many grand great moments--fine for a day after much celebratory thankful fullness. 



Blogger ahab said...

Vic Chesnutt, "Maiden" The Salesman and Bernadette
Badly Drawn Boy, "Take the Glory" One Plus One is One
Kathleen Edwards, "Alicia Ross" Asking for Flowers
Yo La Tengo, "Don’t Have to be So Sad" Hear Music, Vol. 10
Tarnation, "Game of Broken Hearts" Gentle Creatures
East River Pipe, "Times Square Go-Go Boy" Shining Hours in a Can
Jason Collett, "Pink Night" Idols of Exile
Paul Westerberg, "Only Lie Worth Telling" Stereo
Edith Frost, "Thine Eyes" Calling Over Time
Modest Mouse, "Paper Thin Walls" The Moon & Antarctica

Bonus: PJ Harvey, "The Devil" White Chalk

A pretty laid-back list for me today too. There are a couple of George-ian tunes in there (3 and 6), which are very much appreciated.

10:26 AM  

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