Random Top 10


The family is suddenly become hooked on Glee. Witty writing, goofy characters, song and dance numbers. Sounds like a winning formula. Here's your random top 10:

1. Canary - Liz Phair
2. A Song for You - Gram Parsons
3. You Make It Easy - Golden Smog
4. Champaign Supernova - Oasis
5. Cool Blues - Charlie Parker
6. The Neighbors - Jonathan Richman
7. Tired of being Alone - Al Green
8. Who By Fire - Leonard Cohen
9. War on War - Wilco
10. Hound Dog - Elvis Presley

Bonus: Dog for Fire - Pixies

Seven solo artists and a wide range of styles. Also at least one song from every decade since the 1940s! Beat that! What's your top 10?


“Interesting Drug” – Morrissey, The Best of Morrissey
“Roundabout (live)” – GTR, King Biscuit Flower Hour
“Are We Ourselves?” – The Fixx, The Fixx: Ultimate Collection
“Keep Talking” – Pink Floyd, Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd
“Major Tom (Coming Home)” – Peter Schilling, The Different Story (World of Lust and Crime)
“Masque of Love” – Go West, Dancing on the Couch
“You Can Tell” – Colonel Knowledge, Reconnaissance
“Eminence Front” – The Who, It’s Hard
“Birthright” – a-ha, Analogue
“Any Colour You Like” – Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon

re: #2 – I was at the Wiltern Theater in L.A. when this concert was recorded on July 19, 1986. Most memorable part was the series of acoustic solos and duets performed by Steve Hackett and Steve Howe to open the concert.

* Asteroid – Kyuss – Welcome to Sky Valley
* Drunkship of Lanterns – The Mars Volta – Deloused in the Comatorium
* Girl’s Not Grey – AFI – Sing the Sorrow
* Bladecatcher – Mastodon – Blood Mountain
* Reflection – Tool – Lateralus
* No Way Out – Stone Temple Pilots – No. 4
* Conan Troutman – Kyuss – Welcome to Sky Valley
* Right In Two – Tool – 10,000 Days
* Crossroads – The Offspring – (self-titled)
* I Did My Best – Soul Asylum – Let Your Dim Light Shine

No solo artists and at least one song from every decade since the '90's. I know you're impressed.

Wow, Rhu Rhu never knew anyone who had an Aha song other than Take Me On

Big Mak, here are some more Dog songs:

Diamond Dogs -- Bowie
He's a Good Dog -- Fred Eaglesmith
Gimme Back My Dog -- Slobberbone
Peace Dog -- The Cult
Fever Dog -- Stillwater

I only have two Zeppelin songs in my dog files -

Black Dog
Hot Dog

I would have guessed more than that.

Dog for Fire?

1. "Lime House " The Breeders Pod
2. "Little Triggers" Elvis Costello & The Attractions This Year's Model
3. "Don't Let It Bring You Down" Neil Young After the Gold Rush
4. "Plastic Sun" Sonic Youth Murray Street
5. "Midnight Caller" Badfinger No Dice
6. "Flavour of Night" Robyn Hitchcock I Often Dream of Trains
7. "Pablo Picasso " The Modern Lovers The Modern Lovers
8. "Radio" Teenage Fanclub Thirteen
9. "Letter To Memphis" Pixies Trompe Le Monde
10. "Don't Stop" The Stone Roses The Stone Roses
bonus: "Country House" Blur The Great Escape

Holy Crap, typos galore today.

Champagne Supernova

Dig for Fire

Of course that messes up my dog theme. Oh well.

You know, Pablo Picasso is probably my least favorite Jojo song. Just never been able to enjoy it. I know lots of people think it's great, just doesn't do it for me.

Whoooo let the dog's out ... woof, woof, woof!!!

1) Hope For The Hopeless - A Fine Frenzy/One Cell in the Sea
2) Louder Than a Bomb - Public Enemy/It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
3) Summertime Clothes - Animal Collective/Merriweather Post Pavillion
4) Come and Go Blues - The Allman Brothers Band/One Way Out
5) Work the Walls - Rare Essence/Greatest Hits Vol. 1
6) You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC/Back in Black
7) Richie Dagger's Crime - The Germs/MIA: The Complete Germs
8) Little Bird - Goldfrapp/Seventh Tree
9) Seventh Day - Rickie Lee Jones/The Sermon on Exposition Boulevard
10) Diamond in Your Mind - Solomon Burke/Don't Give Up on Me

Mexican Dogs - Cold War Kids, Old Dogs, Children, and Watermelon Wine - John Prine

The John Cale of "Pablo Picasso" is best, imho. And does Perry Como's "Hot-Diggity-Dog-Ziggity-Boom" count? And can't forget the orginial and a billion recorded covers of Iggy's "I Wanna Be Your Dog."

The Music Tapes "Cumulonimbus (Magnetic Tapes for Clouds)" Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes
Elbow "Snooks (Progress Report)" Cast of Thousands
Big Star "What's Going Ahn" Keep an Eye on the Sky
Steve Earle "Some Dreams" Sidetracks
Ollie & the Nightingales "I Got a Sure Thing" The Complete Stax/Volt Singles
Brian Eno "Put a Straw Under Baby" Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
Roger Dean Young & the Tin Cup "Ravenna" Pilgrim
Heavenly "Atta Girl" P.U.N.K. Girl
Rilo Kiley "Does He Love You?" More Adventurous
10,000 Maniacs "Candy Everybody Wants" Our Time in Eden

The Decemberists "The Perfect Crime #2" The Crane Wife

Oh, we're totally hooked on "Glee," too--we even have watching parties. Jane Lynch rocks!

1. Jeff Tweedy - "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart" Sunken Treasure Live
2. Seal - "Kiss From A Rose" Seal II
3. The Killers - "Believe Me Natalie" Hot Fuss
4. MGMT - "The Handshake" Oracular Spectacular
5. Jack Johnson - "Mediocre Bad Guys" On & On
6. Elton John - "Honky Cat" Greatest Hits
7. Santana & Wyclef Jean - "Maria Maria" Supernatural
8. Michael Bublé - "The More I See You" It's Time
9. The Nadas - "Ghost" New Start
10. Seether - "Broken" Disclaimer*
*Sans Amy Lee

re: "War on War". For the longest time YHF was my second least favorite Wilco album, but I've come around on it lately. Ranking Wilco albums is so difficult.

1. Bowling for Soup – A Hangover You Don’t Deserve: “A-Hole”
2. The Killers – Sawdust: “Sweet Talk”
3. Jeff Tweedy – Sunken Treasure: “Family Gardener”
4. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born: “At Least That’s What You Said”
5. The Hold Steady – Live @ Virgin FreeFest: “Navy Sheets”
6. Elvis Presley – Elvis vs JXL: “A Little Less Conversation”
7. Aerosmith – Big Ones: “Livin’ on the Edge”
8. The Smashing Pumpkins – Greatest Hits: “Today”
9. The Hold steady – Live @ West End Cultural Centre Winnipeg: “Cheyenne Sunrise”
10. Oasis – Don’t Believe the Truth: “Turn Up the S

I am terrified of enormous violet elements.

Slower net. The idea froze up on the eyes soon after the doctor says 'open your current eyes'. coincidence?

Hello. Thank you for posting this!

Hands down, Apple's app store wins by a mile. It's a huge selection of all sorts of apps vs a rather sad selection of a handful for Zune. Microsoft has plans, especially in the realm of games, but I'm not sure I'd want to bet on the future if this aspect is important to you. The iPod is a much better choice in that case.


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