Sunday, October 18, 2009

Random 10 (10/18/09)

Fool Who Knows Little Village
(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes Elvis Costello
One Way Or Another Blondie
Red Sails In The Sunset David Bowie
Ta Mo Chleamhnas Deanta (My Match Is Made) Van Morrison & The Chieftains
Stardust (spoken version) Hoagy Carmichael
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag (pt. 1) James Brown
Cold Cold Ground Tom Waits
(She Was A) Hotel Detective They Might Be Giants
Texas Girl At The Funeral Of Her Father Randy Newman

Largely a list from the late seventies and early eighties, eight out of ten from The You Tubes, lots of live versions. The connecting tissue of this body of songs is how many title have parentheses, including both songs that weren't available in video form.

If I used Padre Mickey's rule of "Let's stop here, it's not going to get better", I could have let James Brown have the last word, but a Tom Waits song came after that, and I'm never going to kick Tom Waits off stage.

Have a nice Sunday.

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