Friday, September 11, 2009

Friday Random Ten

Yam "Bad as a Bee" More Iowa Less Worcester
Guster "Empire State" Ganging Up on the Sun
Mick Moloney "Reels: Ricky White's Face/The Top of the Stairs" Strings Attached
Peter Gabriel "Blood of Eden" Us
Fred Astaire "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" Steppin' Out: Astaire Sings
Julieta Venegas "Casa Abandonada" KCRW Sounds Eclectic Too
Dizzy Gillespie "One Bass Hit, No. 2" Ken Burns Jazz: Dizzy Gillespie
Johnny Cash "Rowboat" Unearthed V: Best of Cash
Nick Lowe "Marie Provost" Jesus of Cool
Tift Merritt "Bramble Rose" Bramble Rose

bonus
Brian Eno "St. Elmo's Fire" Another Green World

All over and much much good, if mostly old stuff good, from Astaire to Lowe to Eno. And that opening track is the second digitized song I've finally got from the band I was in a few lives ago (key vocal line "I want the other rice pilaf!"). Otherwise, I have said how Another Green World is the first CD I play every time I've had to re-set up my stereo, no?

(26 of 31 in the drive to 2500)

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Blogger Generik said...

1. I Almost Lost My Mind - Albert King
2. Passin' On The Blues - Jackie Greene
3. Last Of The American Girls - Green Day
4. Any Time At All - The Beatles
5. Learnin' The Blues - Frank Sinatra
6. Brown Eyed Handsome Man - Wanda Jackson
7. Look-Ka Py Py - The Meters
8. How Fucking Romantic - The Magnetic Fields
9. Something To Say - Toad The Wet Sprocket
10. Queen Of The Savages - The Magnetic Fields

**Bonus** The Genetic Method - The Band

Hard to find fault with this week's list. I'd stand by that every time.

8:22 AM  
Anonymous Freealonzo said...

1. Look What You've Done for Me - Al Green
2. The Passion - Billy Bragg
3. I'm Bound for the Promised Land - Johnny Cash
4. Standing in the Doorway - Bob Dylan
5. Dog Treat - Tom Waits
6. Good Night - The Beatles
7. Ever Fallen in Love? - The Buzzcocks
8. Dog Door - Tom Waits
9. Sunday Sun - Beck
10. Sleep! - Big Black

Bonus: Hell is Chrome - Wilco

8:30 AM  
Blogger ahab said...

Richard Hawley, "Dark Road" Lady's Bridge
My Morning Jacket, "Lay Low" Z
Mary Karlzen, "Heart of Saturday Night" Dualtone New Music Sampler
Royal City, "Daisies" Alone at the Microphone
Jon Dee Graham, "The Huisache Tree" Hooray for the Moon
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, "Carry On" Déjà Vu
Bob Dylan, "On the Road Again" Bringing it All Back Home
Ewan McGregor, Jose Feliciano & Jacek Koman, "El Tango de Roxanne" Moulin Rouge
Giant Sand, "Johnny Hit and Run Pauline" Cover Magazine
Victoria Williams, "Water to Drink" Water to Drink

Bonus: Jim White, "It's Been a Long Day" Transnormal Skiperoo

Another Green World as the "What hath God wrought?" of stereo sound? I like it.

10:30 AM  
Blogger E-6 said...

Damon and Naomi "Judah and the Maccabees" With Ghost
The Pixies "Where Is My Mind?" Surfer Rosa
David Bowie "Kooks" Hunky Dory
Blonde Redhead "Astro Boy" Blonde Redhead
St. Vincent "All Things Change" Actor
Beck "Lost Cause" Sea Change
The Zombies "Imagine The Swan" Collection 64-69
Yo La Tengo "Watch Out For Me Ronnie" I'm Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
Deerhoof "Look Away" Friend Opportunity
Beach House "House on the Hill" Beach House
bonus song: Pavement "Loretta's Scars" Slanted and Enchanted

Some mighty fine tunes poppin' up at Georges's joint today.

1:02 PM  
Blogger Marty said...

Nick Drake, "Which Will," Pink Moon
Hayden, "This Summer," Elk-Lake Serenade
Desperanto, "Going West," Dead Buffalo
The Kinks, "Starstruck," The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society
Nick Drake, "Parasite," Pink Moon
Three Bad Jacks, "Remember the Nights," Crazy in the Head
PJ Harvey, "The Darker Days of Me & Him," Uh Huh Her
The Riverwinds, "Southern Belle," The Riverwinds
Bonnie "Prince" Billy, untitled track, The Letting Go
Elvis Costello and the Attractions, "What's So Funny 'Bout Peace and Love and Understanding?," Armed Forces

Bonus: Rilo Kiley, "My Slumbering Heart," The Execution of All Things

Lots of melancholy to start, then it perks up at the end.

1:47 PM  
Blogger Queen Whackamole said...

<3 Rilo Kiley.

2:01 PM  
Anonymous Jeff said...

1. Wild Man Blues, Jelly Roll Morton, PLANET JAZZ
2. Come In My Kitchen, Robert Johnson, COMPLETE RECORDINGS
3. Fourth Time Around, Bob Dylan, LIVE 1966
4. Jackson, Lucinda Williams, CAR WHEELS ON A GRAVEL ROAD
5. Graveyard Dream Blues, Bessie Smith, ESSENTIAL
6. Wine Colored Roses, George Jones, ESSENTIAL
7. Some of These Days, Sophie Tucker w/ Ted Lewis and His Band, POP MUSIC: THE EARLY YEARS
8. My Melancholy Baby, Seger Eliis with The Dorsey Orchestra, POP MUSIC: THE EARLY YEARS
9. Chimes Blues, King Oliver's Creole Band, LOUIS ARMSTRONG: PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST
10. Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye, Leonard Cohen, ESSENTIAL

Jazz into pop into folk with its mind on jazz and pop. Wild Man Blues is the song after which the Barbara Kopple-Woody Allen doc is named.

3:12 PM  
Blogger George said...

We could have a pretty cool radio station, I think, folks.

3:56 PM  

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