Friday Random Top 10


Wisconsin and North Carolina passed Statewide Smoking bans this week and once the bills are signed by their Governors (as both have promised), 26 states will ban smoking in public spaces. Also New Hampshire Governor is going to sign a gay marriage bill. Times they are a changin' Come on Bobby, start us off on a Friday Random Top 10:

1. Just Like a Woman -- Bob Dylan
2. Star of Bethlehem -- Neil Young
3. Anodyne -- Uncle Tupelo
4. Hot Burrito #1 -- Flying Burrito Brothers
5. Some Days are Better than others -- U2
6. Riot on Sunset Strip -- The Hypstrz
7. A Salty Salute -- Guided By Voices
8. The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul -- XTC
9. Lucky -- Radiohead
10. Waves Become Wings -- This Mortal Coil

Bonus: Poor Boy Blues -- Ramblin' Thomas

Those first four songs really set the pace for this list and TMC puts a spooky little coda on the whole thing. What's on your top 10?


The Czar – Mastodon
Guerilla Radio – Rage Against the Machine
The Grudge – Tool
Country Feedback – R.E.M.
Finding Solutions – Heartless Bastards
3’s and 7’s – Queens of the Stone Age
Black Dog – Led Zeppelin
All This Time – Heartless Bastards
Suicidal Dream – Silverchair
Maggie’s Farm – Rage Against the Machine

I've got a Dylan cover, but that's as close to overlap as we get this week.

No Bob Dylan but some Townes Van Zandt--about whom Steve Earle once famously claimed, "...the greatest songwriter in the world. And I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffee table in my cowboy boots and say it."

1. “Start Choppin’” Dinosaur Jr. – Where You Been
2. “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” The Supremes – More Hits
3. “Pig” Sparklehorse – Good Morning Spider
4. “Man-Size” PJ Harvey – Rid Of Me
5. “Kathleen” Townes Van Zandt – Legend
6. “School’s Out” Alice Cooper – Dazed and Confused OST
7. “Wild Wood” Paul Weller – Wild Wood
8. “Heart Failure” Deerhoof – Apple O’
9. “City of Dreams” Marah – If You Didn’t Laugh, You’d Cry
10. “Now That I Know” Devendra Banhart – Cripple Crow
bonus: “Hey Little Rich Boy” Sham 69 – Tell Us the Truth

Kaiser Chiefs – “Everything Is Average Nowadays” Yours Truly, Angry Mob
Finger Eleven – “Slow Chemical” The Punisher Soundtrack
Wilco – “The Thanks I Get” Sky Blue Sky EP
The Nadas – “My Collection” New Start
Dick Prall – “Boulevard” Weightless
John Mellencamp – “Authority Song” The Best That I Could Do
L’il Wayne – “Shoot Me Down” Tha Carter III
Patton Oswalt – “Alternate Earth” Werewolves and Lollipops
Duquan – “Summer Past” The Wire Soundtrack
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – “Grim Goodbye” Don’t You Fake It

Nice quote about Van Zant there Bootsy.

1) Has Anybody Here Seen Hank? – The Waterboys/Fisherman’s Blues
2) Pouring Water on a Drowning Man – James Carr/Beg, Scream, and Shout: The Big Ol’ Box of 60’s Soul
3) Homeland Refuge – The Flatlanders/Hills and Valleys
4) Thirty Days – Chuck Berry/The Great Twenty-Eight
5) Like An Old Fashioned Waltz – Sandy Denny/No More Sad Refrains
6) Gotta Get Up – Harry Nilsson/Personal Best: The Harry Nilsson Anthology
7) Deep Blue Sea – Grizzly Bear/Dark Was the Night: A Red Hot Compilation
8) Cape Cod Girls – Baby Gramps/Rogue’s Gallery
9) Telephone Road –Steve Earle/El Corazon
10) Settin’ The Woods On Fire – Hank Williams/The Complete Hank Williams

Wilco "Radio Cure" Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Curtis Mayfield "Pusherman" BaadAsssss Cinema
Brian Eno " The Paw Paw Negro Blowtorch" Here Come the Warm Jets
Peter Himmelman "Over and Gone" Love Thinketh No Evil
Fred Astaire "You're Easy to Dance With" Steppin' Out: Astaire Sings
Teenage Fanclub "Ghettoblaster" God Knows It's True
Deadmau5 & Kaskade "I Remember" Random Album Title
Pascal Parisot "Je Reste au Lit" Paris
Beck "Cold Brains" Mutations
Graham Parker & the Rumour "Discovering Japan" [live] Squeezing Out Sparks & Live Sparks

The White Stripes "In the Cold, Cold Night" Elephant

George, how does a guy in California get some Peter Himmelman on his I-Pod?

There's some real cool songs on everyone's lists this week. Nice Job.


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