Friday Random Top 10

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I've really been grooving on the Jay Farrar-Ben Gibbard release all this week. I intended to have a review up, hopefully next week. Let's do a Friday Random Top 10 instead.

1. Weedking - Guided By Voices
2. Think That it Might - Wedding Present
3. To Hell with Poverty - Gang of Four
4. Trap Soul Door - Guided By Voices
5. Curtain Calls - Old 97's
6. So Fine - The Chancellors
7. Love Itself - Leonard Cohen
8. The Card Cheat - The Clash
9. Sunday Morning - Velvet Underground
10. Lewis - Yo La Tengo

Bonus: The Tooth Fairy and the Princess - Husker Du

One of my better lists in a long, long, time. Thought I might get a triple shot of GBV there. What's your top 10?

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* The Hives Introduce the Metric System in Time – The Hives – Veni Vidi Vicious
* Getaway Car – Audioslave – (self-titled)
* Young Lust – Pink Floyd – The Wall
* It Only Took a Day – Dredg – El Cielo
* Intelligent Guy – Butthole Surfers – Weird Revolution
* Source Tags and Codes – … And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead – Source Tags and Codes
* Tonight – Supergrass – In It For the Money
* Bend the Bracket – Chevelle – This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In
* Section XI – Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble – Music For 18 Musicians (Steve Reich)
* Valley of the Low Sun – Jakob Dylan – Seeing Things

More random soundtrack music as background in the home office…

“The World of the Dead II” – Joe Hisaishi, Princess Mononoke
“Gary’s Reserve” – Ensemble Studios, Age of Mythology
“Hello Ruth/The Last Crystal/The Venus Drug” – Fred Steiner, Star Trek TV Soundtrack, Volume I
“Nostalgia (Giuseppe Tornatore Suite: Cinema Paradiso)” – Ennio Morricone, Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone
“Absinken/Eingeschlossen” – Klaus Doldinger, Das Boot (The Director’s Cut)
“Kookai Foundation” – Yasunori Mitsuda, Xenosaga Original Soundtrack
“Only the Beginning of the Adventure” – Harry Gregson-Williams, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
“(Fine Layers of) Slaysenflite” – Ensemble Studios, Age of Mythology
“Navarre and Marquet Duel” – Andrew Powell, Ladyhawke
“Jump Off” – John Powell, Jumper

Carla Thomas "I Kinnda Think He Does" The Complete Stax/Volt Singles 1959-1968
Ensemble Romulo Larrea and Veronica Larc "Casapueblo" Collection Un Siecle de Tango--Astor Piazzolla
Nouvelle Vague "I Melt with You" Nouvelle Vague
David Byrne "The Revolution" Look into the Eyeball
Peter Blegvad "You & Me" Just Woke Up
Peter Gabriel "Here Comes the Flood" Shaking the Tree: 16 Golden Greats
Penguin Cafe Orchestra "Vega" Concert Program
R.E.M. "King of Birds" Document
Steve Earle "Six Days on the Road" Ain't Ever Satisfied: The Steve Earle Collection
Radiohead "(Nice Dream)" The Bends

bonus
Talking Heads "Blind" Sand in the Vaseline

1. "I'd Die Babe" Badfinger The Very Best of Badfinger
2. "Tracy Jacks" Blur Parklife
3. "Sing For Me" The Fiery Furnaces EP
4. "Cocaine Eyes" Neil Young Eldorado
5. "Tame" The Pixies Doolittle
6. "Nothing Was Delivered" Bob Dylan & The Band The Basement Tapes
7. "No One Word" Vetiver To Find Me Gone
8. "On Se Plait" Francoise Hardy The Best Of Francoise Hardy
9. "Don't Renege On Our Love" Richard & Linda Thompson Shoot Out The Lights
10. "She Still Loves Him" Jellyfish Bellybutton
bonus: "Oh, It's Such A Shame" Jay Reatard Singles 06-07

1) On A Plain [Live] - Nirvana/Live At Reading
2) For No Apparent Reason - Anouar Brahem/The Astounding Eyes Of Rita
3) So What - Jerry Garcia & David Grisman/So What
4) Leavin' Trunk - The Black Keys/The Big Come Up
5) She's In Love With The Boy - Trisha Yearwood/Greatest Hits
6) The Messiah Will Come Again - Roy Buchanan/Sweet Dreams: The Anthology
8) Bold Soul Sister, Bold Soul Brother - Black On White Affair/Wheedle's Groove: Seattle's Finest In Funk and Soul, 1965-75
9) Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V) - Pink Floyd/Wish You Were Here
10) Built For Comfort - Howlin' Wolf/His Best: Chess 50th Anniversary Collection

bonus: Wake Up Everybody - Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes/Freedom: Songs From The Heart Of America

Nice call on the Eldorado era Neil. I saw him in a smallish theater in '89 with that band. I've seen him lots with and w'out Crazy Horse but that was the most rockin', ear crunching Neil Young show I've experienced. Was that really 20+ years ago? Yikes!

1)Screaming Trees - All I Know - Dust
2)While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Jeff Healey's version - Hell to Pay (George did the back up vocals on this cover btw)
3)Hey Joe - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are you experienced?
4)Rainbow in the Dark - Dio - Holy Diver
5)Paint it black - the Stones - Aftermath
6)Hurt - Johnny Cash's cover - American IV The Man Comes Around
7)White Unicorn - Wolfmother
8)Creeping Death - Metallica - Ride the Lightning (incredible live, seen in Vancouver)
9)The Battle of Evermore - Led Zepplin - LZ IV
10)Mother - Pink Floyd - The Wall

Thanks for persuading me to take 5 and think about this, I love these tunes!

sorry, forgot the bonus one:
Redemption City - Corrosion of Conformity - Wiseblood

1)Lemon Parade - Tonic
2)Face of the Earth - Days of the New
3)Sacred Life - Disturbed
4)Audioslave - Doesn't Remind Me
5)The Dolphins Cry - Live
6)Old Man - Neil Young
7)The End - The Doors
8)Behind Blue Eyes - The Who
9)Sinner Man - Nina Samone
10)This Flight Tonight - Nazareth

Bonus tune - A Man Named Sue - the immortal Johnny Cash


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