Friday, November 27, 2009

Friday Non-Randon Ten

Alex Chilton "Thank You John"
Big Star "Thank You Friends"
Fairport Convention "Now Be Thankful"
Holmes Brothers "Thank You Jesus"
Luna "Thank You for Sending Me an Angel"
Talking Heads "Thank You for Sending Me an Angel"
Same & Dave "I Thank You"
Yo La Tengo "Be Thankful for What You Got"
William DeVaughn "Be Thankful for What You Got"
Sly & The Family Stone "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)"

bonus
The Three Wise Men "Thanks for Christmas"

Spot the theme, or, they call it a smart playlist for a reason. And yes there are duplicates, but you can't say thanks for an angel too many times, or be too thankful for what you got. And you know who you are, friends.

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Blogger E-6 said...

George, I was gonna do a "Thanks" list but only had 7 songs in iTunes with that word in the title. (EWF's "Gratitude" would've given me 8.)

"She's So Modern" Boomtown Rats - Tonic For The Troops
"Paw Paw Tree" The Fiery Furnaces - Blueberry Boat
"Little Fishes" Brian Eno - Another Green World
"Sunny Afternoon" The Kinks - The Kink Kronikles
"The Bogus Man" Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
"Under The Hedge " Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - The Tyranny Of Distance
"Song To The Siren" Tim Buckley - Starsailor
"She Still Loves Him" Jellyfish - Bellybutton
"English Rose" The Jam - All Mod Cons
"Burned Out" Bedhead - Beheaded

12:33 PM  
Blogger Queen Whackamole said...

If there's a smart playlist on the itouch, I can't figure it out, so here's just the randoms from the car. If there's a theme, not sure I want to read too much into it.

1. "Unlovable" The Smiths
2. "The Moment I Said It" Imogen Heap
3. "Writer's Block" Peter, Bjorn & John
4. "The Weakest Part" Yo La Tengo
5. "Release Me" Engelbert Humperdinck
6. "Run Run Run" The Velvet Underground
7. "The Rake's Song" The Decemberists
8. "The Blues Are Still Blue" Belle & Sebastian
9."A Different City" Modest Mouse
10. "The Avalanche" Sufjan Stevens
Bonus: "I Come.com" Miss Kittin

1:29 PM  
Blogger ahab said...

Richard Buckner, "Song of 27" Richard Buckner
Cat Power, "Silver Stallion" Jukebox
The Flaming Lips, "The Spiderbite Song" The Soft Bulletin
Cub Country, "If We Should Fall" Stay Poor/Stay Happy
Luna, "Beggar’s Bliss" Pup Tent
Pulp, "The Trees" We Love Life
Bob Dylan, "The Times They Are A-Changin’" Bootleg Series, Vol. 1-3
Alison Kraus & Union Station, "New Favorite" Live
Built to Spill, "Life’s a Dream" There is No Enemy
Lisa Germano, "Nobody’s Playing" Lullaby for Liquid Pig

Bonus: Pinetop Seven, "November, 4AM" Bringing Home the Last Great Strike

Where's yer albums?

4:42 PM  
Blogger Marty said...

Yeah, I'm late, but it's time for leftovers anyway.

Beatles, "Blackbird," White Album
Bob Marley and the Wailers, "Three Little Birds," Legend
Chris Bathgate, "Little Bird in Coffin Come," Throatsleep
Iron & Wine, "Flightless Bird, American Mouth," The Shepherd's Dog
Mercury Rev, "The Funny Bird," Deserter's Songs
Pavement, "Birds in the majic industry," Brighten the Corners: NC Edition
Tom Waits, "Fish and Bird," Alice
Wilco, "Hummingbird," A Ghost is Born
Whiskey Biscuit, "Jaybird," Loose: New Sounds of the Old West, 3
John Lennon, "Cold Turkey," The John Lennon Collection

Bonus: Andrew Bird, "The Supine," Armchair Apocrypha

An Explorer's Club Thanksgiving. (Yes, I had to cheat to get to 11, since I only had one turkey, but the bonus was at least a random pick from among my Bird songs.) Happy Thanksgiving, all.

5:09 PM  
Blogger George said...

No albums as I did this piecemeal over time so got lazy, sorry.

9:34 PM  

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