5 On A Friday : Flowers For You

January 11, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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Some flowers for you to make a rainy day a little brighter.

1: The Smithereens – Cut Flowers
Buy 11
2: John Hiatt – Say It With Flowers
Buy Riding With The King
3: Psychedelic Furs – Flowers
Buy Psychedelic Furs
4: TSOL – Flowers By The Door
Buy Change Today
5: Spare Tire – Plastic Flowers
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5 On A Friday : Memphis

November 9, 2007 by · 1 Comment
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A small tribute in song today to the city of Memphis, Tennessee. Good friends and good times.

1: Chuck Berry – Memphis
Buy The Great Twenty Eight
2: Marc Cohn – Walking In Memphis
Buy Marc Cohn
3: Bob Dylan – Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
Buy Blonde On Blonde
4: John Hiatt – Memphis In The Meantime
Buy Bring The Family
5: Lucinda Williams – Memphis Pearl
Buy Sweet Old World

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5 On A Friday : Let’s Start A Band !

September 21, 2007 by · Leave a Comment
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There’s a saying about the Velvet Underground & Nico album that goes something along the lines of “They didn’t sell a huge number of copies of their record, but everyone who bought one started a band”. No Velvet Underground for you today but here’s the ingredients, so let’s start a band.

1: The Db’s – Amplifier
Buy Repercussion
2: John Hiatt – Perfectly Good Guitar
Buy Perfectly Good Guitar
3: Tapes N Tapes – Just Drums
Buy The Loon
4: The Beautiful South – You Play Glockenspiel, I’ll Play Drums
Buy 0898
5: Shriekback – My Spine Is The Bassline
Buy The Y Records Years

and just in case your band needs a singer, a bonus track today

Bonus: Bright Eyes – Soul Singer In A Session Band
Buy Cassadaga

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