Friday Random Top 10


A friend's nephew was killed in Afghanistan this week. Tell me again why are we there? A Random Top 10 is needed:

1. Blue Canadian Rockies - The Byrds
2. It was a Very Good Year - The Sounds Like Us
3. Get Off Your Porch - Charlie Pickett
4. People Have the Power - Patti Smith
5. Respect - Aretha Franklin
6. Talk Me with You (When You Go) - The Jayhawks
7. Golden Slumbers - The Beatles
8. High Road - The Feelies
9. I Aint' Ever Givin' In - Fred Eaglesmith
10. So Fine - Chancellors

Bonus: What You Do to Me - Teenage Fanclub

A very appropriate list considering. Have a good weekend. I'll be sealcoating my driveway!!


Coldplay – “The Hardest Part” X&Y
America – “Ventura Highway” History: America’s Greatest Hits
John Mellencamp – “Hurt So Good” The Best That I Could Do
Wilco – “More Like The Moon” More Like The Moon EP
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “I Could Die For You” By The Way
Ozzy Osbourne – “Dreamer” Down To Earth
Wilco – “You And I” Wilco (The Album)
The Nadas – “New Start” New Start
Petey Pablo – “Raise Up” Diary of a Sinner: 1st Entry
The Nadas – “Where I’m Going” New Start

Ick. There's just nothing good in a situation like that - condolences and prayers for you, your friend, and the family.

* Tehran – The Offspring – The Offspring
* Plateau – Meat Puppets – Meat Puppets II
* Shimmy – System of a Down – Toxicity
* The Crunge – Led Zeppelin – Houses of the Holy
* Somebody Someone – Korn – Issues
* Aliens – Atomship – The Crash of ‘47
* Vordhosbn – Aphex Twin – Drukqs
* Sifting – Nirvana – Bleach
* They Hung Him on a Cross – Nirvana – With the Lights Out
* This Spiteful Snake – Meshuggah – ObZen

I R-E-S-P-E-C-T your list this week, dude. And your question of the day - I can't answer that one.

A few weeks ago I tried a shuffled Random 10 from the Twins’ World Series year 1987; this week I’m giving their other World Series year 1991 a whirl:

“Topanga Safari” – Djam Karet, Burning the Hard City
“One More Go Round” – James Taylor, New Moon Shine
“Live Throbbe [bonus track]” – Ozric Tentacles, Strangeitude
“A.D. Rock” – Rick Wakeman, 2000 A.D. Into the Future
“When It Rains It Snows” – They Might Be Giants, Miscellaneous T
“Corkscrew” – Steve Howe, Turbulence
“5 Bagatelles – I Prelude” – Gerald Finzi, FINZI: Clarinet Concerto, Five Bagatelles
“O’ Bilancio” – Rick Wakeman, Black Knights at the Court of Ferdinand IV
“Frozen Man” – James Taylor, New Moon Shine
“How Much is Enough?” – The Fixx, Ink

Enjoy Labor Day weekend!

1. "Fear is a Man's Best Friend" John Cale Fear
2. "Nebraska" Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
3. "Ride" Nick Drake Pink Moon
4. "Sun Spots" No Age Weirdo Rippers
5. "Domino" Cocteau Twins Treasure
6. "New Rose" The Damned No Thanks! The 70's Punk Rock Rebellion
7. "Racing Like a Pro" The National Boxer
8. "Albuquerque" Neil Young Tonight's the Night
9. "Pills" New York Dolls New York Dolls
10. "The Blackhawk War" Sufjan Stevens Illinois
And one more: "A Touching Display" Wire 154

A very appropriate list for sealing your driveway? Sorry, couldn't help myself. And sorry to hear about your friend's family.
War, huh, good God
What is it good for
Absolutely nothing

All condolences. No answers. Shit.

So on to a musical note....

David Byrne "Girls on My Mind" Unplugged + More
Bill Monroe "Intro/Roll On Buddy" Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival
Jane Siberry "At the Beginning of Time" When I Was a Boy
Wilco "Kingpin" Being There
The Skids "Working for the Yankee Dollar" Sweet Suburbia: The Best of the Skids
Wake Ooloo "Hard to Find" What About It
Elvis Costello "Leave My Kitten Alone" Kojak Variety
Calexico / Iron & Wine "Burn that Broken Bed" In the Reins
The Bird & the Bee "Fucking Boyfriend" The Bird and the Bee
Sonny Terry "Crow Jane" The Alligator Records 20th Anniversary Collection

The Shins "Girl Sailor" Wincing the Night Away

Bringing up the rear this week ...

1) Didn't It Rain - Mahalia Jackson/Testify: The Gospel Box
2) Memphis Women & Chicken - Dan Penn/Do Right Man
3) Hard to Handle - Gov't Mule/Mighty High
4) I'm a King Bee - Grateful Dead/Fillmore West 1969
5) Tribute to Elmore James - Roy Buchanan/Sweet Dreams
6) Done Somebody Wrong - Allman Brothers/The Final Fillmore East Concert
7) Our Love Is Driftin' - Paul Butterfield Blues Band/The Elektra Years
8) From a Buick 6 - Bob Dylan/Highway 61 Revisited
9) Stand By Me - John Lennon/Lennon Legend
10) Omaha - Golden Palominos/Visions of Excess

bonus: Tupelo Honey - Van Morrison/Tupelo Honey

I'm glad I saw this, big thanks!


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