Friday Random Top 10

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Wow, bad day yesterday. Farah Fawcett and Michael Jackson are gone and the T-Wolves draft eight point guards. We definitely need a random top 10:

1. Lafayette - Lucinda Williams
2. Forgotten Works - Klaxons
3. Infected - Bad Religion
4. Secondary Modern - Elvis Costello
5. Talking in the Dark - Elvis Costello
6. Down There by the Train - Tom Waits
7. Down on Penny's Farm - The Bently Boys
8. If My Heart Was a Car - Old 97's
9. Two Rooms - The Feelies
10. Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan

Bonus: Radio Cure - Wilco

You got your folk, punk, double shot of Elvis Costello, the Feelies and Wilco. Nothing wrong with that list at all. What's your top 10?

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Hell – Foo Fighters
Split Myself in Two – Meat Puppets
Almost Cut My Hair – Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young
Enough Space – Foo Fighters
Sun Will Set – Zoe Keating
Tissue No. 2 – Wendy Sutter (composed by Philip Glass)
Miranda That Ghost Isn’t Holy Anymore – The Mars Volta
Song III – Wendy Sutter (composed by Philip Glass)
90 Hour Sleep – Dredg
Weenie Beenie – Foo Fighters

1. "Ashtray Heart" Captain Beefheart Doc at the Radar Station
2. "Calling Sarah" Jellyfish Bellybutton
3. "Passat Dream" Pavement Live in Amsterdam '97
4. "Heroes and Villains" (live) The Beach Boys Endless Harmony
5. "Most Of Us Are Prizefighters" AC Newman The Slow Wonder
6. "Yer Blues" The Beatles The White Album
7. "Figure" Richard Buckner Devotion + Doubt
8. "Third Stone From The Sun" Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced?
9. "Strange" Built to Spill Ancient Melodies of the Future
10. "I Get Along" The Libertines Up The Bracket

Can't say I was ever a fan of Michael's solo stuff, but I dig me some Jackson 5.

1) The Sky is Crying - Elmore James/The Sky is Crying
2) Marriage Made in Hollywood - Paul Brady/Spirits Colliding
3) God - Plastic Ono Band/Plastic Ono Band
4) Heaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away - Stevie Wonder/At the Close of the Century
5) I Got the Reason #2 - Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band/Outer South
6) Freckle - Chuck Prophet/Soap and Water
7) Trouble Man - Marvin Gaye/The Master
3 cheers for Doc at the Radar Station! Captain Beefheart, please come back ...
8) Mexican Pharmacy - Jill Sobule/California Years
9) Gomorrah - Jerry Garcia/All Good Things
10) You Belong To Me - Elvis Costello/This Year's Model

3 cheers for Doc at the Radar Station! I respect Don Van Vliet's right to to whatever the heck he wants but I sure wish he'd create more music.

Go Twins!!
Let’s get started…

“Settled Land” – Echolyn, “As the World“
“So Sincere” – Gentle Giant, “The Power and the Glory“
“Peg” – Steely Dan, “Aja“
“Mudd’s Women: Three Venuses/Meet Mr. Mudd/Hello Girls/Venus Aboard/Mudd Laffs” – Fred Steiner, “Star Trek TV Soundtrack, Vol. 1“
“Siren Song” - Alan Parsons, “Try Anything Once“
“Love Will Find a Way” – Pablo Cruise, “Worlds Away“
“Parca Güell” – Eric Woolfson, “Gaudi“
“Dead Already” – Thomas Newman, “American Beauty soundtrack“
“The Sahara of the Snow, Pt. 1″ – Bill Bruford, “One of a Kind“
“The Pearl” – Harold Budd & Brian Eno, “The Pearl“
Bonus Track: “The Boxer” – Simon & Garfunkel, “Bridge Over Troubled Water“

There you have it. Go Twins!!

I guess I should use the preview function before I post. Make that 6 cheers for Captain Beefheart ...

A random ten only from 2009 adds (which means it can be music from pre-2009, of course):

Richard Thompson "Sunset Song" 2008-10-04 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Golden Gate Park San Francisco
Peter Blegvad "Powers in the Air" The Naked Shakespeare
Nickel Creek "Best of Luck" Paste Magazine Sampler 17
Los Fakires "Mira El Bodeguero" Mi Casa Su Casa
The Pipettes "Guess Who Ran Off with the Milkman?" Your Kisses Are Wasted on Me ep
Moonlight Towers "I Sleep Alone" Paste Magazine Sampler 19
The Pipettes "A Winter's Sky" We Are the Pipettes
A.C. Newman "Take on Me" Sweetheart
Cotton Jones "I Am the Changer" Paranoid Cocoon
Shannon McArdle "Summer of the Whore" Summer of the Whore

bonus
Ida Maria "Keep Me Warm" Keep Me Warm

Hey E you've had Cap'n Beefheart a bunch lately. Sweet.

So where were you when you heard of Michael Jackson's death?

I was kayaking on Lake Harriet when a trio of 20 year olds in a sailboat came over and told me.

I was buying a lb. of Rainer cherries at a produce stand.

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