Okay, opening with James Brown? Is it actually going to get better from there?
Well, hypothetical question asker, I get your point. Opinions vary, but what you say is valid, so valid that I chose the CD cover as the artwork.
Usually, the Random 10 goes "all over the place" by including classical or show tunes or something from eras gone by, but all these artists are from the Rock Era, folks you would hear on rock or soul radio stations. Still, it gets ultra wacky. Some of the really simple stuff, like Bruce and Nusrat & Eddie and Eric, is really great, but I'm also keen on the more layered stuff, like Mr. James Brown and Elvis and Harold and Talking Heads.
And there's a Buzzcocks cut! Excellent.
I really couldn't let Tom Jones have the last word, so I waited for one more tune, and Tom Waits shows up. Couldn't ask for better.