Friday, February 06, 2009

Friday Random Ten

The Pogues "London Girl" Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash
The Scene Is Now "Room of Wicker" The Oliy Years (1983-1993)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions "You Little Fool" (alternate version) Imperial Bedroom
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra "Divertimento in F Major 1 Allegro" Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Serenata, Divertimenti
Eleventh Dream Day "Ground Point Zero" Stalled Parade
The Blind Boys of Alabama "Lord Will Make a Way" I Brought Him with Me
Feist "The Water" The Reminder
Donald Joyce "Satyagraha (Act III--Conclusion)" Glass Organ Works
Pavement "No More Kings" Wowee Zowee--Sordid Sentinels Edition
Alex Chilton "Downtown" Step Right Up: The Songs of Tom Waits

Elliott Smith "Can't Make a Sound" Figure 8

Inspirational verse:
We're going to run our things our own way
We're going to run our things our own way
Going run into the ground



Blogger Smitty said...

Mad props to you on my blog today for the Alesmith.

I used to think Elvis Costello sucked and had no idea why anyone ever listened to him. Now, here in my mid-30s...I get it. I get why he is a great musician and songwriter.

10:00 AM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. 15 Years in Indiana -- Jack Logan
2. Jesus Christ Pose -- Soundgarden
3. Soul Asylum -- Religivision
4. Government Center -- Jonathan Richman
5. California Man -- Cheap Trick
6. Metallica -- One
7. Cry -- Dan Wilson
8. Tractor Rape Chain -- Guided By Voices
9. Heroin -- Velvet Underground
10. They're Not You -- Patsy Cline

10:37 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

Maria Taylor, "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" Comes With a Smile, Vol. 15
Kasey Chambers, "This Flower" The Captain
Frank Sinatra, "That Old Black Magic" Sinatra Sings the Select Johnny Mercer
Serge Gainsbourg, "Ford Mustang" Initials SG
Nicolai Dunger, "Ballad of a Relationship" Soul Rush
Coleman Hawkins & Ben Webster, "Like Someone in Love" Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins
Vetiver, "Red Lantern Girls" To Find Me Gone
The Walkabouts, "Winded" Drunken Soundtracks
Cracker, "Buenos Noches from a Lonely Room" Countrysides
East River Pipe, "Crawl Away" Poor Fricky

Bonus: Paul Thorn, "Crutches" A Long Way from Tupelo

Elvis Costello does suck at TV talk shows, though. There, I said it.

11:58 AM  
Blogger E-6 said...

1. Tangerine Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
2. Walkin' Miles Davis The Essence of Miles Davis
3. Get To The Table on Time M. Ward Transfiguration of Vincent
4. See The Sky About To Rain Neil Young Live At Massey Hall 1971
5. Roadrunner Jonathan Richman The Modern Lovers
6. Black Tongue Yeah Yeah Yeahs Fever to Tell
7. Buck And Judy Deerhoof Offend Maggie
8. The Goldheart Mountaintop Queen Directory Guided By Voices Bee Thousand
9. Into The Valley Skids Scared to Dance
10. Bed Is For Sleeping Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Matt Sweeney Superwolf

1:33 PM  
Blogger Marty said...

Red Aunts, "Fly Ford Comet/Ho Choice," Drag
Milloy, "Hammers and Blades," More than a Machine
The Velvet Underground, "Run Run Run," The Velvet Underground & Nico
Guided By Voices, "It is Divine," Hardcore UFOs
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, "We Can't Help You," Real Emotional Trash
John Frusciante, "Curtains," Niandra Ladies and Usually Just a T-Shirt
Modest Mouse, "Alone Down There," The Moon and Antarctica
Bob Marley and the Wailers, "Stir it Up," Legend
John Lennon, "I'm Losing You," The John Lennon Collection
Gillian Welch, "My Morphine," Hell Among the Yearlings

Bonus: Death Cab for Cutie, "A Lack of Color," Transantlanticism

Random rules here. RIP Lux Interior.

2:13 PM  
Blogger Generik said...

1. Brenton Wood – “Catch You On the Rebound” -- Brenton Wood’s 18 Best
2. The Waitresses – “Christmas Wrapping” – 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: Season’s Greetings
3. Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway – “Where Is The Love?” -- Atlantic Rhythm And Blues 1947-1974
4. The Subdudes – “Break Down These Walls” -- Primitive Streak
5. Siouxsie & the Banshees – “Arabian Knights” -- Once Upon A Time: The Singles
6. John Coltrane – “Pursuance/Part 4 - Psalm”-- A Love Supreme
7. The Staple Singers – “I’ll Take You There” -- Soul Hits Of The ‘70s: Didn’t It Blow Your Mind?
8. John Lennon – “Stand By Me” -- The John Lennon Collection
9. Fine Young Cannibals – “She Drives Me Crazy” -- The Raw And The Cooked
10. Tom Waits – “Underground” -- Swordfishtrombones

**Bonus** Hannah (From The Redlands Palomino) – “Closing Time” -- Country Girl: New Sounds Of The Old West

Elvis Costello is my hero.

And RIP Lux Interior, indeed.

5:12 PM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

Wow, three GBV and two Lennon from the same album.

Also that Elvis Costello talk show episode with the Police was pretty damn good.

9:31 PM  

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