Friday Random Top 10

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Last week I was at the hospital waiting for the elevator. The door opened and there was this Priest all dressed in black except for his white collar and huge silver crucifix. When the door opened he looked at me and said in a very low voice "going down?" Even though I was, I said no and waited for the next elevator. Here's your Random Top 10:

1. Pale Blue Eyes -- R.E.M.
2. Bob Dylan Wrote Propaganda Songs -- Minutemen
3. Troublemaker -- Weezer
4. Mesmerizing -- Liz Phair
5. I'm Sorry For You My Friend -- Hank Willams
6. One - Aimee Mann
7. Bad Luck -- Social Distortion
8. Kid About It -- Elvis Costello
9. Joke About Jamaica -- The Hold Steady
10. What Led Me to This Town -- The Jayhawks

Bonus: Alone + Easy Target -- Foo Fighters

Hey, that's not a bad list, good variety, nothing embarrassing. What's your top 10?

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1. "Seven Swans" Sufjan Stevens Seven Swans
2. "Strictly Confidential" Roxy Music For Your Pleasure
3. "Good Time Boy" Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Again
4. "Cast Off Crown" Deerhoof Friend Opportunity
5. "What Is The Light?" The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin
6. "The Red Telephone" Love Forever Changes
7. "Decay" Ride Nowhere
8. "Wouldn't It Be Nice" The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
9. "Day And Night" The Jim Carroll Band Catholic Boy
10. "Hail Mary" Shearwater Palo Santo
bonus: "I Was a Stranger" Smog Red Apple Falls

You should've quoted some Jim Carroll to the priest.

I've got one propaganda song -

* Over It – Dinosaur Jr. – Farm
* Flood – Tool – Undertow
* Make Your Own Bones – Nothingface – Violence
* If You Could Only See – Tonic – Lemon Parade
* Just – Radiohead – The Best Of
* Give Your Heart Away – Black Keys - Magic Potion
* Idiot Wind – Bob Dylan – Blood on the Tracks
* Sway – Heartless Bastards – The Mountain
* Sugar – System of a Down – (self-titled)
* Graveyard – Butthole Surfers – Locust Abortion Technician

“Photos of Ghosts” – Premiata Forneria Marconi, Photos of Ghosts
“Back in N.Y.C” – Genesis, Archive 1967-1975
“Used to Bad News” – Boston, Don’t Look Back
“Hard on Me” – Asia, Asia: Gold
“My Only Swerving” – El Ten Eleven, El Ten Eleven
“Closer to Heaven” – Alan Parsons Project, Gaudy
“Kyrania” – Bjorn Lynne, Wolves of the Gods
“Birthright” – a-ha, Analogue
“Love Strikes” – Escobar, A Thousand Last Chances
“Jungle Love” – Steve Miller Band, Greatest Hits 1974-78

Feist – “So Sorry” The Reminder
The Baseball Project – “Jackie’s Lament” Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails
Johnny Cash – “First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” American Recordings
Willie Nelson – “Funny How Time Slips Away” Songs
Dick Prall – “Long Play” Weightless
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Storm In A Teacup” Stadium Arcadium
Eric Clapton – “Layla (Acoustic)” Clapton Chronicles
Old 97s – “Nineteen” Fight Songs
Kanye West – “Last Call” College Dropout
Staind – “So Far Away” 14 Shades of Grey
The Who – “Behind Blue Eyes” Who’s Next

Solid list, free. Nice diversity.

East River Pipe "My Life Is Wrong" Shining Hours in a Can
Liz Phair "Crater Lake" Whip-Smart
Cheb Khaled "Hana-Hana" Kutché
PJ Harvey "Who the Fuck?" Uh Huh Her
The Band "Don't Do It" Heaven Must Have Sent You--The Holland Dozier Holland Story
Neil Young "War of Man" Harvest Moon
Belle & Sebastian "Act of the Apostle" The Life Pursuit
Yo La Tengo "By the Time It Gets Dark" Little Honda ep
Sonny Landreth "South of I-10" Big Ol' Box of New Orleans
Coward Brothers "The People's Limousine" Twenty Twenty: The Essential T Bone Burnett

bonus
Nick Lowe "Heart" Basher--The Best of Nick Lowe

1) Greasy Granny - Charlie Hunter Trio/Bing, Bing, Bing!
2) Everybody's Lovin' My Baby/Charlie Feathers/A Rockabilly Legend: His Complete King Recordings
3) Born to Lose - The Heartbreakers/No Thanks! The '70s Punk Rebellion
4) Don't Sleep in the Subway - Petula Clark/Downtown: The Greatest Hits of Petula Clark
5) Left Home - Sarah Jarosz/Song Up in Her Head
6) Levee Camp Moan - David Bromberg/Try Me One More Time
7) John the Revelator - Son House/Original Delta Blues
8) Thrift Store Find - Misterholmes & The Brotherhood/Wheedle's Groove: Seattle's Finest In Funk and Soul, 1965-75
9) When Something Is Wrong With My Baby - Sam & Dave/Beg Scream & Shout: The Big Ol' Box of '60s Soul
10) Dear Prudence - The Beatles/The Beatles

Hmmmm ... guess I got the blues. I'm glad to see that some other's are hip the The Baseball Project. I used to work in a local record (you know, the round vinyl kind) store with Scott McCaughey. He's a nice fellow and seems to have dodged all the bad stuff associated with being a Big Rock Star.

So Rhu Rhu, was you Pandora switched to KQ92 circa 1982?

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