Friday Random Top 10

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There will be eight 16 and 17 year old girls in my house tonight. I think Charlie and I will try to go the Wilco concert (even though we don't have tix) to get away. How about a Random Top Ten:

1. Life From a Window -- The Jam
2. Cry, Cry, Cry -- Johnny Cash
3. Minneapolis -- Lucinda Williams
4. All You Fascists -- Billy Bragg and Wilco
5. Pieces of Truth -- Foxboro Hot Tubs
6. Away with Murder -- Camera Obscura
7. Friday I'm in Love -- The Cure
8. The Static Age -- Green Day
9. Another Life -- Jack Logan
10. Copperhead Road -- Steve Earle

Bonus: Ruby Tuesday -- The Rolling Stones

A little variety there. That Camera Obscura album is awesome. What's your top 10?

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While not a huge Simply Red fan, I do like a few songs; "Sunrise" is my favorite (special thanks to Hall & Oates)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE3g2zeBVQQ

Going with the “thumbs up” tracks from Pandora again this Friday:

“Darwin” – Third Eye Blind, Blue
“Invisible Sun” – The Police, Every Breath You Take – The Classics
“Over the Land Over the Sea” – Hood, The Lost You
“All Clear” – Djam Karet, New Dark Age
“You Can Tell” – Colonel Knowledge, Reconnaissance
“One Step Ahead” – Split Enz, History Never Repeats (The Best of Split Enz)
“Blue Ridge Laughing (live)” – Carbon Leaf, 5 Alive!
“Thrill Me” – Simply Red, Stars
“Sacred Sound” – IQ, Dark Matter
“Paradise” – Bodeans, Black and White
Bonus Track: “See a Little Light” - Bob Mould, Workbook

#2: speaking of The Police, happy 58th birthday, Sting.

The denizens of Seattle are uniquely positioned to appreciate your transition from dome to proper baseball field. I hope your new stadium is as well thought out as Safeco Field (where the Mariners now play). It's a whole new experience.

I'll be pulling for the Twins this weekend. Detriot's had their shot ...

1) The Day is Passed and Gone - Clara Ward/Respect: Aretha's Influences and Inspirations
2) Harvest Breed - Nick Drake/Pink Moon
3) The Golden Age - Beck/Sea Change
4) Marquee Moon - Television/Marquee Moon
5) Acuff-Rose - Uncle Tupelo/Anodyne
6) Wishing All These Old Things Were New - Merle Haggard/If I Could Only Fly
7) The Want of a Nail - Todd Rundgren/The Very Best ...
8) Bemsha Swing - Thelonious Monk/Brilliant Corners
9) He's Misstra Know It All - Stevie Wonder/Innervisions
10) Ain't No Tellin' - Mississippi John Hurt/Avalon Blues

bonus: 1916 - Motorhead/1916

I'm from Barcelona "Headphones" Who Killed Harry Houdini?
Elbow "Whisper Grass" Cast of Thousands
Richard Thompson "Shepherd's March/Maggie Cameron" (live) Watching the Dark
The Clash "Bankrobber" Clash on Broadway
Simon Joyner & the Fallen Men "The Only Living Boy in Omaha" Skeleton Blues
Glenn Gould "Fugue #6 in D Minor, BWV 851" Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1
Eleventh Dream Day "That's the Point" El Moodio
Alex Chilton "Come by Here" High Priest
Jonathan Richman "The Origin of Love (reprise)" Wig in a Box: Songs from & Inspired by Hedwig and the Angry Inch
John Hiatt "Love Like Blood" Y'all Caught? The Ones that Got Away 1979-1985

bonus
Jane Siberry "At the Beginning of Time" When I Was a Boy

While I'm on blogging hiatus, figure I can still drop the random ten into folks' comments, right? Good luck Twins! Always good to see at least one race go to the last day. But w/o Morneau, I feel for your offense.

1."Oh Jim" Lou Reed Berlin
2."Sukie in the Graveyard" Belle & Sebastian The Life's Pursuit
3."Song to the Siren" Tim Buckley Starsailor
4."Miss Spiritual Tramp" Blitzen Trapper Wild Mountain Nation
5."Christine's Tune" The Flying Burrito Brother The Gilded Palace of Sin
6."A Girl in Port" Okkervil River The Stage Names
7."I Can Feel it Fade Like an AM Single" Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
8."Free" Cat Power You Are Free
9."Timebomb" Olds 97s Too Far To Care
10."Fancy Claps" Wolf Parade Apologies to The Queen Mary
bonus"Pilgrimage" REM Murmur

Camera Obscura will be in my top 5 with ease. Wonderful stuff.

Did you make it to Wilco? I'll be interested to hear how the show went. I caught the Bottle Rockets in Seattle last night. Whew! My earballs are still ringing! I'm going to have to start wearing earplugs before I'm as deaf as Bob Mould ...

Good result on the Twins last night. But Zack Greinke today. Yikes! That's the very definition of a Tall Order.

George, glad to see still do Random top 10s. Keep em coming.

Wilco was great, full review later.

Nice songs

My list is almost same. So, I think.....I don't need to mention again.

Zune and iPod: Most people compare the Zune to the Touch, but after seeing how slim and surprisingly small and light it is, I consider it to be a rather unique hybrid that combines qualities of both the Touch and the Nano. It's very colorful and lovely OLED screen is slightly smaller than the touch screen, but the player itself feels quite a bit smaller and lighter. It weighs about 2/3 as much, and is noticeably smaller in width and height, while being just a hair thicker.

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