Friday, September 04, 2009

Friday Random Ten

David Byrne "Girls on My Mind" Unplugged + More
Bill Monroe "Intro/Roll On Buddy" Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival
Jane Siberry "At the Beginning of Time" When I Was a Boy
Wilco "Kingpin" Being There
The Skids "Working for the Yankee Dollar" Sweet Suburbia: The Best of the Skids
Wake Ooloo "Hard to Find" What About It
Elvis Costello "Leave My Kitten Alone" Kojak Variety
Calexico / Iron & Wine "Burn that Broken Bed" In the Reins
The Bird & the Bee "Fucking Boyfriend" The Bird and the Bee
Sonny Terry "Crow Jane" The Alligator Records 20th Anniversary Collection

The Shins "Girl Sailor" Wincing the Night Away

A bit hit and miss but some pretty good hits. And if you Feelies fans don't know Wake Ooloo, it was Glenn Mercer and Dave Weckerman's band after the break up. Good stuff.

(17 of 31 in the drive to 2500)



Blogger E-6 said...

Man, I loved The Skids Scared to Dance when I was a wee lad. Hell, I still love it now as old man.

1. "Fear is a Man's Best Friend" John Cale Fear
2. "Nebraska" Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
3. "Ride" Nick Drake Pink Moon
4. "Sun Spots" No Age Weirdo Rippers
5. "Domino" Cocteau Twins Treasure
6. "New Rose" The Damned No Thanks! The 70's Punk Rock Rebellion
7. "Racing Like a Pro" The National Boxer
8. "Albuquerque" Neil Young Tonight's the Night
9. "Pills" New York Dolls New York Dolls
10. "The Blackhawk War" Sufjan Stevens Illinois
And one more: "A Touching Display" Wire 154

7:52 AM  
Blogger E-6 said... an old man.

Where's my tapioca?

7:53 AM  
Anonymous Jeff said...

1. Talkin' World War III Blues, Bob Dylan, BOOTLEG SERIES: LIVE 1966
2. You've Been A Good Ole Wagon, Bessie Smith, ESSENTIAL
4. This Dream of You, Bob Dylan, Together Through Life
5. Kiss the Children, Gram Parsons, G.P.
6. Someone's Got a Hold on My Heart, Bob Dylan, BOOTLEG SERIES, VOLUME SIX
7. Only a Hobo, Bob Dylan, BOOTLEG V. 4
8. The Levee's Gonna Break, Bob Dylan, MODERN TIMES
9. Waiting For a Miracle, Leonard Cohen, THE FUTURE
10. The Door, George Jones, ESSENTIAL

Jones, Cohen, Parsons and Noone show Dylan up. Lead-off is a song the Walker Arts Center crowd could love, new album cut is a dull nod to Peckinpaugh days, Infidels outtake shoulda stayed that way, the New Orleans song I seem to like for its movement/lyrics but the performance is nothing special. If Dylan is going to release all this material I'm going to use the Ipod to prune.

8:02 AM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. Blue Canadian Rockies - The Byrds
2. It was a Very Good Year - The Sounds Like Us
3. Get Off Your Porch - Charlie Pickett
4. People Have the Power - Patti Smith
5. Respect - Aretha Franklin
6. Talk Me with You (When You Go) - The Jayhawks
7. Golden Slumbers - The Beatles
8. High Road - The Feelies
9. I Aint' Ever Givin' In - Fred Eaglesmith
10. So Fine - Chancellors

Bonus: What You Do to Me - Teenage Fanclub

Got some original Feelies to complement Wake Ooloo.

8:41 AM  
Blogger Generik said...

1. Untitled - Bonnie “Prince” Billy
2. Milkcow’s Calf Blues - Eric Clapton
3. Just Another Night - Mick Jagger
4. I Wonder Why - Dion & The Belmonts
5. Skinny Jim - Eddie Cochran
6. Heart Of Mine - Bob Dylan
7. Already Gone - Quadrapop
8. Spare Parts - Bruce Springsteen
9. Sweet And Dandy - The Maytals
10. Man-Revolutionary! - Rogue Wave

**Bonus** Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Skewing pretty old-school this week. Pass the tapioca, E-6.

9:20 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

The National, "Wasp Nest" Cherry Tree
Kristin Hersh, "Velvet Days" Hips and Makers
Sufjan Stevens, "The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts" Come On Feel the Illinoise!
Cat Power, "Stuck Inside Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again" I'm Not There
Arturo Sandoval, "I Remember Clifford" I Remember Clifford
Norfolk & Western, "The Silent Misinterpreters" Winter Farewell
Johnny Dowd, "No Woman's Flesh But Hers" Pictures From Life's Other Side
Charlie Parker, "Chasing the Bird" Bird: The Savoy Recordings
Bob Dylan, "She Belongs to Me" Bringing It All Back Home
My Morning Jacket, "Masterplan" It Still Moves

Bonus: Yo La Tengo, "Mama Told Me Not to Come" Yo La Tengo is Murdering the Classics

I'll take what Jobs is giving me this week.

10:27 AM  
Blogger George said...

Dylan Dylan everywhere.

10:48 AM  
Blogger Smitty said...

1. "Stanky" - Papa Grows Funk (heard them at the NOLA Jazz Fest and fell in love...great funk)
2. "Hero" - Ministry
3. "Walking By Myself" - Freddie King (who acknowledges Jimmy Rogers at the onset of the song)
4. "Blues For Junior" - Ray Brown/Monty Alexander/Russel Malone
5. "Vieux Crowley" - Michael Doucet & Beausoleil
6. "Der Vogelfanger Bin Ich Ja" - W.A. Mozart
7. "Linus and Lucy" - Vince Guaraldi (I know...I know...but it's off the Charlie Brown Christmas album...)
8. "(I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo" - Glenn Miller
9. "Working Man" - Rush
10. "Crazy Rhythm" - Django Reinhardt

Ends with a little gypsy love. Not a bad list this week, despite a few enjoyable cliches.

11:37 AM  
Blogger Marty said...

Califone, "Better Angels", All My Friends Are Funeral Singers
Modest Mouse, "Dashboard," We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Joni Mitchell, "You've Changed," Both Sides Now
John Lennon, "Watching the Wheels," The John Lennon Collection
The Wrens, "Thirteen Grand," Meadowlands
Cars Can Be Blue, "Pretty Special," Doubly Unbeatable
Damien Jurado, "Parking Lot," Ghost of David
Ola Podrida, "Clouded View," Ola Podrida
Disco Inferno, "Over and Over," Technicolor
Yo La Tengo, "Andalucia," Fakebook

bonus:Neutral Milk Hotel, "King of Carrot Flowers, Pt. 1," In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

Classic NMH and YLT and a newer than new one from C, and some nice tunes otherwise, though I'd gladly trade the Billie Holiday playing as I type for that Joni cover.

1:43 PM  

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