The songs (not the recordings) in today’s shuffle are an average of 44 years old. Our set includes two classics from my youth and two recent covers of songs from before my youth.
Sex and Dying in High Society by X is from their debut Los Angeles. “So you marry your daddy
with a different name”
Please Do Not Go by Violent Femmes from their eponymous debut. “Tell ya, man, I’m stuck on this lovely girl Of course to me, she mean all t’ world”
Love in Vain performed here by our good friends You & Me is a cover of a 1937 Robert Johnson song which was also covered by The Stones on Let It Bleed. “Well I followed her to the station
With a suitcase in my hand”
The Ocean performed here by Laura Veirs and her husband Tucker Martine (as Mount Analog) is a cover of the Led Zeppelin song from House of the Holy. Trivia: Tucker Martine (like my friend Rex Silo moved from Nashville to Boulder, Colorado). “Singing in the sunshine, laughing in the rain.
Hitting on the moonshine, rocking in the brain.”
Yesterday, I found out what happens when you drop a cell phone into the gap in the doorway of an elevator. Hint: The phone can be retrieved, but even rugged phone will not escape unscathed.
Long story short, my phone which doubles as my MP3 player is out of commission at least as a MP3 player and playing hurt as a phone. Texting is still possible, though. With no way to shuffle music this a.m., I am forced to do something different – I hope you dig it.
Every day, some really awesome people post really awesome music to Facebook. Here is a a sampling from this morning/late last night:
Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart) by Ricky Nelson – posted by Chris Frantz (Talking Heads/Tom Tom Club)
Click below to purchase and download Ricky Nelson’s Greatest Hits:
We’re Gonna Groove by Led Zeppelin posted by Mary Brace (Morning DJ on Nashville’s progressive radio station Lightning 100)
Click below to look at, purchase and download Coda by Led Zeppelin.
Pile Up by Plimsouls from their 1998 reunion album Kool Trash posted by Peter Case (Nerves, Plimsouls)
(click below to purchaase the CD of Kool Trash by the Plimsouls)
When I Hear My Name by White Stripes also posted by Peter Case from The White Stripes self-titled album:
Finally Helden (the German language version of Heroes) by David Bowie.
Posted by Richard Barone (Bongos).
Click to purchase and download the Heroes/Helden EP by David Bowie
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