5 On A Friday : Convention-al Wisdom

August 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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A non partisan pseudo political tribute mix for you today. Enjoy!, and remember to vote when the time comes.

1: Grizzly Bear – Colorado
Buy Yellow House
2: Grandpaboy – MPLS
Buy Dead Man Shake
3: Elmore James – Standing At The Crossroads
Buy Let’s Cut it
4: John Wesley Harding – Election Night
Buy Dynablob
5: The Neville Brothers – A Change Is Gonna Come

Buy Yellow Moon

Simmering Summer Sunday Soundtrack

July 20, 2008 by · 1 Comment
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I don’t know about where you are, but it’s been hotter than hell here the last few days with the temperatures soaring above 90 and plenty of sticky humidity that makes it feel like you’re underwater when you try to breathe. So here’s a mix of songs to help you simmer away your Sunday in the oppressive heat, and if it’s not hot where you are, this should warm you up a bit.

Peter Gabriel – The Rhythm Of The Heat
Buy Security
Santana – Soul Sacrifice
Buy Essential
Neville Brothers Fire On The Bayou
Buy Fiyo On The Bayou
Toots & The Maytals – Funky Kingston
Buy Funky Kingston
Beck – Soul Of A Man
Buy Modern Guilt
CCC – One Of These Heatwaves
More CCC Mashups
The Black Keys – Just A Little Heat
Buy Magic Potion
The Outnumbered – Boy On A Roof
Buy Surveying The Damage
Alexi Murdoch – Dream About Flying
Buy Time Without Consequence
Talking Heads – Listening Wind

Buy Remain In Light

Monday Morning Blues : Martin Luther King Jr

January 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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Putting a slightly different spin on the Monday Morning Blues feature with a few songs that pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr on the holiday today named in his honor. Also for your listening, Dr King himself delivering his famous “I Have A Dream” speech from August of 1963 in Washington DC.

“From every mountainside, let freedom ring.”

MP3: U2- MLK
Buy The Unforgettable Fire
MP3: The Neville Brothers – A Change Is Gonna Come
Buy Yellow Moon
MP3: Patty Griffin – Up To The Mountain
Buy Children Running Through

MP3: Martin Luther King Jr – “I Have A Dream”

Monday Morning Blues

January 14, 2008 by · 2 Comments
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Bringing the Monday Morning Blues back today by extra special request after a short hiatus the last few weeks. Have a great day to start your week.

The Neville Brothers – Fever
Buy Treacherous
Ray Charles – Sinner’s Prayer
Buy The Birth Of Soul
The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Take Five
Buy Time Out
Miles Davis – All Blues
Buy Kind Of Blue
The Band – I Shall Be Released
Buy Music From Big Pink

YouTube Tuesday : New Orleans Style

February 20, 2007 by · 1 Comment
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YouTube Tuesday special Mardis Gras edition for Fat Tuesday. I’ll show you mine if you show me yours, so here’s some New Orleans style video goodness to watch while you’re feasting on the traditional fastnachts today.
Fire On The Bayou – The Neville Brothers on Letterman

Professor Longhair – Tipitina

Dr John – The Night Tripper 1970

Kid Thomas -Preservation Hall 1962

The Meters – Cissy Strut