Sunday, August 24, 2014

18 – “The Fall of the City”





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Leonard Cohen – “First We Take Manhattan”
Fear – “New York’s Alright If You Like Saxophones”
Slaughter and the Dogs – “Hell in New York”
The Sex Pistols – “New York”
Tom Waits – “I’ll Take New York”
The Raveonettes – “New York Was Great”
Frank and Moon Zappa – “Valley Girl”
The Dictators – “Avenue A”
John Wesley Harding – “There’s a Starbucks (Where the Starbucks Used to Be)”
“Weird Al” Yankovic – “Tacky”
Dead Kennedys – “Kill the Poor”
Big Black – “Big Money”
The Clash – “Police on My Back”
Warren Zevon – “Lawyers, Guns and Money”
Lou Reed – “Coney Island Baby”

Sunday, August 17, 2014

17 – “Nuts to This”





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BBQ – “Outta My Mind"
The Ramones – “Bad Brain”
The Jesus and Mary Chain – “Halfway to Crazy”
Outrageous Cherry – “Pretty Girls Go Insane”
Dinosaur Jr – “I Know Yer Insane”
Pixies – “Where is My Mind?”
The Detroit Cobras – “Insane Asylum”
Bad Religion – “Sanity”
Django Reinhardt – “You’re Driving Me Crazy”
Talking Heads – “Psycho Killer” (from Stop Making Sense)
Warren Zevon – “Excitable Boy”
Napoleon XIV – “There Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!”
Morphine – “My Brain”
Tom Waits – “What’s He Building?”
The Modern Lovers – “Government Center”
Grinderman – “What I Know”
Dead Kennedys – “Your Emotions”
Heavy Trash – “You Can’t Win”

Sunday, August 10, 2014

16 – “That Old Time Modern Soul”





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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “Retreat!”
Fitz & the Tantrums – “Money Grabber”
King Khan & His Shrines – “Welfare Bread”
Alabama Shakes – “Hold On”
The Heavy – “Curse Me Good”
Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators – “If This Ain’t Love (Don’t Know What Is)”
Mayer Hawthorne – “The Walk”
St. Paul and the Broken Bones – “Call Me”
Charles Bradley – “Let Love Stand a Chance”
Duffy – “Mercy”
Nick Waterhouse – “(If) You Want Trouble”
The Dansettes – “Oh My!”
Sonny Knight and the Lakers – “Hey Girl”
Lake Street Dive – “Elijah”
Amy Winehouse – “I’m No Good”

Sunday, August 03, 2014

15 – “The World’s a Mess; It’s In My Mixtape”


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Funeral Party – “Finale”
The Rolling Stones – “Doom and Gloom”
Tom Waits – “It’s Over”
Reverend Horton Heat – “Aw, the Humanity”
Servotron – “The Human Virus”
The Hives – “Civilization’s Dying”
X – “The World’s a Mess; It’s in My Kiss”
Robert Gordon with Link Wray – “Flying Saucers Rock n’ Roll”
Outkast – “Idlewild Blue (Don’tchu Worry ‘bout Me)”
New York Dolls – “Pills”
Louis Jordan – “Saturday Night Fish Fry”
Nick Curran and the Lowlifes – “Rocker”
The Hold Steady – “The Bear and the Maiden Fair”
The Looters* – “Professionals”
Huey Lewis and the News – “Heart and Soul”
Benjamin Booker – “Violent Shiver”
The Velvet Underground – “Sweet Jane”

*Whoops, I said it was Headon in the Looters, it was actually Cook - and I should have pointed out that the Looters were in reality the Professionals who were led by Cook and Jones of the Sex Pistols and that Simonon only appeared in the movie - I have a lot to learn.