Friday Random Top 10

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Franken pulls ahead in the recount but miles to go before I sleep. Things are looking good for Franken just not going to happen any time soon. Looks like we need a Friday Random Top 10.

1. Static/Diamond Bollocks – Beck
2. I’ll Go Crazy – James Brown
3. Willesden Green – The Kinks
4. Ride my Llama – Neil Young
5. Marked -- Bad Religion
6. Stuck Between Stations – The Hold Steady
7. Sudden Steps – Kelly Hogan & the Pine Valley Cosmonauts
8. Rocker – Charlie Parker
9. Closer – Jonathan Richman
10. Driveby – Neil Young

Not the greatest list ever that’s for sure. I am positive E-6 will make a nice comment about the Kinks selection. What’s your top10?

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Who are these Kinks you speak of?

"To Sir With Love" Lulu
"Tonight" Supergrass
"Leave Me (Like You Found Me)" Wilco
"Gasoline Horseys" Sparklehorse
"Some Other Time" X
"There's Gonna Be A Storm" Left Banke
"I'm a Believer" Robert Wyatt
"Only Flower In My Bed" Soledad Brothers
"Tracks Of My Tears" Billy Bragg
"The Thrill Of It All" Roxy Music
bonus track--"The Good Mr. Square" The Pretty Things

Ha Ha Tonka "St. Nick on the Fourth" Bloodshot Records Sampler 7
This Mortal Coil "Holocaust" It'll End in Tears
Billy Bragg "Seven and Seven Is" You Woke Up My Neighborhood ep
Randy Newman "Memo to My Son" Guilty: 30 Years of Randy Newman
Sunday All Over the World "Answered with a Smile" Kneeling at the Shrine
Cracker "Let's Go for a Ride" Kerosene Hat
Luna "Rememories" Romantica
Cho-Liang Lin, Raymond Leppard, and the English Chamber Orchestra "Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218; 3b Cadenza" Mozart Violin Concertos 1 & 4
The Beatnigs "Burritos" The Beatnigs
Guided by Voices "Blimps Go 90" Alien Lanes

bonus
Radiohead "Black Star" The Bends

Free, that's a rousing Hold Steady, and I like "Driveby," even if it's a bit draggy. And E-6, you can never go wrong with "The Thrill of It All."

Actually that kelly hogan song is pretty decent too.

Likewise, huge props for This Mortal Coil--covering Big Star, no less. Two other beauties from that record, "Another Day" and especially the impossibly gorgeous "Song to the Siren." I've owned that record in three formats--well, four if you count mp3.

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