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It wouldn’t be Christmas if I didn’t tell you a gift early… cause, let’s face it, surprises are overrated… and I have no self-control! Merry Christmas y’all!!! I deviated from the normal ‘new music only’ format… bonus points if you can guess the theme! ūüôā

Disc One
1. Howlin’ for You¬†3:12¬†The Black Keys¬†Brothers (Deluxe)¬†Alternative¬†¬†2
2. Roll Away Your Stone 4:21 Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Alternative  2
3. The Breeze 3:59 Dr. Dog Fate (Bonus Track Version) Alternative  2
4. Oh Well (Live) 2:45 Fleetwood Mac Men of the World: Fleetwood Mac РThe Early Years Rock  2
5. How You Like Me Now (Single Edit) 3:37 The Heavy The House That Dirt Built Rock  2
6. Young Folks¬†4:39¬†Peter Bjorn and John¬†Writer’s Block¬†Alternative¬†¬†1
7. That’s the Way¬†5:37¬†Led Zeppelin¬†Led Zeppelin III (Remastered)¬†Rock¬†¬†1
8. Everlasting Light 3:24 The Black Keys Brothers (Deluxe) Alternative  1
9. Home 5:06 Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Up from Below (Bonus Track Version) Alternative  1
10. Baby It’s You¬†3:22¬†Smith¬†Grindhouse: Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
11. Can’t You See¬†6:01¬†The Marshall Tucker Band¬†The Marshall Tucker Band¬†Rock¬†¬†1
12. Your Song 4:04 Elton John Elton John Rock  1
13. Love to Hate You 3:57 Erasure Erasure: Pop Deluxe Box (Audio Version) Pop  1
14. Sea of Love 2:19 Cat Power The Covers Record Rock  1
15. When the Night Comes 3:56 Dan Auerbach Keep It Hid Rock  2
16. Do You Realize 3:33 The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Rock/Pop  1
17. Eclipse 2:04 Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon Rock  1

Disc Two
1. These Boots Are Made for Walkin’¬†2:46¬†Nancy Sinatra¬†Boots¬†Pop¬†¬†
2. A ll You Ever Wanted 2:56 The Black Keys Attack & Release Alternative  1
3. First Day Of My Life¬†3:09¬†Bright Eyes¬†I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning¬†Emo¬†¬†1
4. The Cave 3:36 Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Alternative  1
5. Hang On 4:01 Dr. Dog Fate (Bonus Track Version) Alternative  1
6. Go Your Own Way 3:38 Fleetwood Mac Greatest Hits Rock  
7. I Put a Spell On You¬†2:26¬†Screamin’ Jay Hawkins¬†Cow Fingers and Mosquito Pie¬†R&B/Soul¬†¬†
8. Miss You 4:49 The Rolling Stones Some Girls Rock  
9. The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)¬†2:56¬†Joe Tex¬†Grindhouse: Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)¬†¬†
10. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out¬†3:49¬†Eric Clapton¬†Unplugged (CD Version)¬†Pop¬†¬†
11. Could You Be Loved 3:58 Bob Marley & the Wailers Legend [Bonus Tracks] Reggae  
12. Need You Tonight 3:01 INXS Greatest Hits Rock  
13. Smile Like You Mean It 3:55 The Killers Hot Fuss Rock  1
14. Cut Here 4:13 The Cure Greatest Hits [Bonus CD] Disc 1 Rock  
15. I Summon You 3:56 Spoon Gimme Fiction Alternative  
16. All I Want Is You 6:30 U2 The Best of 1980-1990 Rock  
17. Fade Into You 4:56 Mazzy Star So Tonight That I Might See Rock  
18. Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pts. 1-5 13:31 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Rock

Dr. Dog
The Palladium 11/11/10

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Memento Mori¬† “Remember you must die”

Goodbye Cruel World – Pink Floyd
Funeral for a Friend – Elton John
Gallows Pole – Led Zeppelin
Do You Realize – Flaming Lips
Unknown Brother – the Black Keys
Time Is Running Out – Muse
Cities in Dust – Siouxsie and the Banshees
St. James Infirmary Blues – the Whites Stripes
People C’mon – Delta Spirit
A Million Miles an Hour – Eastern Conference Champions
My Friend – Dr. Dog
Road to Nowhere – Talking Heads
Out the Window – Violent Femmes
Up From Below – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Going Down Slow – the Allman Brothers Band
Whispered Words – Dan Auerbach
Death Cab for Cutie – I Will Follow You Into the Dark
Brother – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
In My Time of Dying – Led Zeppelin
Vein of Stars – Flaming Lips
The Breeze – Dr Dog
To Go Home – M. Ward
Heaven – Talking Heads
 Bad РU2
Into the Mystic – Van Morrison
Carries On – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Eclipse – Pink Floyd

(Vincent Van Gogh’s Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette)

There are some¬†pretty phenomenal¬†things going on in music right now, and if you¬†want a piece of the action¬†BEFORE these bands¬†get big ~at $15-$25 a pop~¬†then check out these¬†shows that are coming to the metroplex!¬† I’ll keep my eyes on the radar for anything newly announced.¬† Oh, and you may think these great little bands suck,¬†ONLY¬†if you don’t like hipster-blues-indie-rock-folk-dance-punk AWESOMENESS to rock your face off!!!¬†

July 1st: Psychedelic Furs @ the Granada (80’s brit-pop-rockers ‚̧ )¬†

*July 5th: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros @ the Palladium (10 member band playing blissed out folk rock, YEAH!) 

*July 7th:
Islands @ the Loft $12-$14 (peculiar, catchy awesomeness)

July 7th:
Mates of State @ the Granada (chick singer – indie rock)

July 9th:
Telegraph Canyon @ Lochranns Irish Pub

*July 15th:
Delta Spirit @ the Loft $12-$14 (indie rocker folk BADASSEDNESS… kinda reminiscent of Bright Eyes with a pinch less angst)

July 17th:
Observer Music Awards @ TREES (not sure if I’m still hard-core enough to truly enjoy TREES like only a punk kid can)

July 17th:
Eleven Hundred Springs @ the Granada (If you like country and some rock… you should love these guys!)

July 21st:
Silversun Pickups @ the Palladium

July 24th:
New Pornographers @ the Palladium (LOFT) $22-$25 *ALSO playing: The Spazmatics $15

August 7th:
Ishi @ the Loft $10-$12 (folky, yet electro pop-ISH)

August 7th:
TOADIES @ the Palladium

August 11th:
Cyndi Lauper @ HOB

August 11th:
Built to Spill and Telegraph Canyon @ the Granada

August 12th:
Lords of Acid and Thrill Kill Cult @ TREES¬†(I KNOW I’m not¬†hard-core enough to handle this show anymore!)

August 12th:
Hacienda @ the Prophet Bar  August 13th: Hacienda @ Boiler Room

*August 13th:
Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears @ the Loft¬†$12 (great bluesy band from Austin influenced by Howlin’ Wolf and James Brown)

*August 13th:
Eleven Hundred Springs @ Lola’s Saloon FTW (GREAT BAR!!!)

August 24th:
Billy Idol @ the Palladium (If there’s an off chance you would NOT fist pump to Billy Idol… I don’t want to know you)

BEDFORD BLUES FEST (battle of the bands lots of musicians)  the headliners-
Sept 4th: Robert Cray
*Sept 5th: Buddy Whittington

September 19:
The Pixies @ Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie

*September 23rd:
THE BLACK KEYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and kings of leon¬†@ the old Starplex (I don’t care what it’s called now)

*October 6th:
Vampire Weekend @ the Palladium (I love this catchy band… they sorta remind me of The Police or Paul Simon)

*October 8th:
Matt and Kim @ HOB (I LOOOOVE¬†this hip dance-punk duo… at least that’s the genre according to WIKI- HA!)



“Music is the glue of the world, Mark.¬† It’s what holds it all together.¬† Without this… life would be meaningless.”

The Wind РCat Stevens 
The Breeze РDr. Dog Fate
Ode to Sunshine РDelta Spirit 
Chinese Translation РM. Ward 
A Summer Song РChad & Jeremy
Big Guns¬†–¬†Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins¬†
Ten Cent Pistol РThe Black Keys 
40 Day Dream РEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros 
The Rabbit, the Bat & the Reindeer РDr. Dog Fate  
Vaporize РBroken Bells 
Vein Of Stars РThe Flaming Lips 
Mean Monsoon РDan Auerbach
Which Will РNick Drake 
People C’mon¬†– Delta Spirit
My Friend РDr. Dog Fate  
Home РEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros   
Sea of Love РCat Power 
Summertime РBig Brother & the Holding Company (Janis)
When The Night Comes – Dan Auerbach

Did you catch the summer/beach themed memento mori goodness? 
I couldn’t find any Delta Spirit for the player… and only 1 Dr. Dog… BOO!

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The modern-day¬†mix tape is dead to me.¬† I find myself thinking of playlists on a COMPLETELY different level than I did when everything had to fit into the rationed¬†time of the CD I was burning, and I’m not even going to mention cassette (so as not to date myself.)¬† I don’t know how much time I¬†would spend contemplating what song would get the axe in order to¬†cut the length of play time for the perfect playlist.¬† Well, screw that.¬† Let’s just go with the wanton¬†ideology that¬†quantity IS quality when it comes to music!¬†

With an MP3 in hand, in car, in dock… I am pretty much listening to music ALL day.¬† Shuffle rules the roost when I’m all by my lonesome, but with different friends and functions you need different atmosphere music.¬† Different strokes for different folks.¬† So I have devised a¬†new plan for¬†the¬†playlists I force-feed down my friends throats… 60-100 track playlists.¬† I know, I’m sorry guys.¬† I’m forceful, I’m¬†much too¬†musically snobbish, and above all, I’m vocal about why I love the music I love.¬† But it’s fun right??? ūüôā

In a social setting of a few hours and no limitations, ¬†I have created a two for one system that I love!¬† Being an avid runner, and an audiophile, I usually set up¬†10-20 high tempo or lyrically¬†interesting songs¬†at the beginning of¬†every playlist to listen to during my workouts… and then¬†in a social situation I put the whole list on shuffle instead.

So without further ado, I present the Sodapop¬†and Ponyboy playlist… because I’ve always¬†been captivated by ‘the Oldies’.¬† AND YES I KNOW THESE ARE NOT ALL SONGS FROM THE 50’s, but it’s MY playlist, so shut it.

Gimme Some Lovin’¬†– The Spencer Davis Group
Here Comes My Baby РCat Stevens
For Once In My Life РStevie Wonder
You Don’t Mess Around With Jim¬†– Jim Croce
Runaround Sue РDion Runaround Sue
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher РJackie Wilson
Gloria – Them
Do You Love Me – Contours
Great Balls of Fire РJerry Lee Lewis
What’d I Say – Ray Charles
I Put a Spell On – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
Tales of Brave Ulysses – Cream
Eric Clapton¬†– Backtrackin’
Making Time – The Creation
Hound Dog РElvis Presley  
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Down In Mexico Р The Coasters
Don’t You Just Know It¬†– Huey “Piano” Smith
Maybellene РJohnny Rivers
Nothin’ in the World Can Stop Me Worryin’ ‘Bout That Girl – The Kinks
The Rain Song РLed Zeppelin 
Hardest Geometry Problem in the World РMark Mothersbaugh
A Change Is Gonna Come РOtis Redding
I’ve Been Loving You Too Long¬†– Otis Redding
Staggolee РPacific Gas & Electric
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard – Paul Simon
The Right Time – Ray Charles
What’d I Say – Ray Charles
I Am Waiting – The Rolling Stones
Cupid РSam Cooke
Lil’ Red Riding Hood¬†– Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs
I’m the wolf¬†– Howlin’ Wolf¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
Smokestack Lightin¬†– Howlin’ Wolf¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
House of the Rising Sun РThe Animals
The Wind РCat Stevens
A Summer Song РChad & Jeremy
Chain of Fools – Aretha Fools
You Don’t Mess Around with Jim – Jim Croce
Lean On Me¬†–¬†Bill Withers
Ain’t No Sunshine¬†–¬†Bill Withers
Rockin’ Robin¬†– Bobby Day
Come Go With Me – The Del Viking
Mona Lisa – Carl Mann
Then He Kissed Me – The Crystals
Sea of Love РCat Power
This Magic Moment – The Drifters
Johnny B. Goode РChuck Berry
Run Through the Jungle РCreedence Clearwater Revival  
Fortunate Son – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Stood Up – Ricky Nelson
Crocodile Rock РElton John
Your Song РElton John
Ooh la La РFaces  
The Red Rooster¬†– Howlin’ Wolf
Catfish Blues РJimi Hendrix
Coffee for Mama¬†– Lightnin’ Hopkins¬†¬†
These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ – Nancy Sinatra¬†¬†¬†¬†
Superstition РStevie Wonder  
We Can Work It Out РStevie Wonder
A Place In the Sun РStevie Wonder  
Baby Workout – Jackie Wilson
Got to be Free – The Kinks
See See Rider – the Animals
El Paso – Marty Robbins
Oh Yoko – John Lennon

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Posted: April 16, 2010 in playlists

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