Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Aug 31st 2011 5.00am–7.00am
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Rockpile “When I Write the Book” from Quiet Please: The New Best of Nick Lowe (Yep Roc 1980) —Nick Lowe will be opening for Wilco on Tuesday, October 4 at the new Peabody Opera House.Buy it!
Adam Franklin & Bolts of Melody “I'll Be Your Mechanic” from I Could Sleep for a Thousand Years (Second Motion 2010) —Formerly leader of Swervedriver, Adam Franklin has put out a couple of albums under this moniker.Buy it!
Grace Basement “Bad Design” from Gunmetal Gray (Undertow 2009) LBuy it!
John Doe “Giant Step Backward” from Keeper (Yep Roc 2011) N Buy it!
Dylan LeBlanc & Sharon Jones “Come On & Save Me” from Dedicated: A Salute to the 5 Royales (429 2011) N —Steve Cropper, best known as the guitarist in Booker T. and the MGs, put together this tribute to one of his favorite bands.Buy it!
Lucinda Williams and Dan Penn “Dedicated to the One I Love” from Dedicated: A Salute to the 5 Royales (429 2011) N —Lucinda Williams will be at the Pageant on Wed, October 12.Buy it!
The Belle Brigade “Sweet Louise” from The Belle Brigade (Reprise 2011) N Buy it!
Ivan & Alyosha “Fathers Be Kind” (Missing Piece Group 2011) N Buy it!
Noel Gallagher “The Death of You and Me” from The Death of You and Me CD single (EMI 2011) N Buy it!
Oasis “Soldier On” from Dig Out Your Soul (Big Brother 2008)Buy it!
Bill Janovitz & Crown Victoria “Believe” from Fireworks On TV (Q Division Records 2004) —Bill Janovitz is also the lead singer of the band Buffalo Tom.Buy it!
Shivaree “I Close My Eyes” from Who's Got Trouble? (V2 mUSIC 2005) R —I had a request for a different song of this band I've just now heard and really loved what I heard. Led by lead singer Ambrosia Parsley, the band also features keyboardist Danny McGough, who's toured with Tom Waits.Buy it!
Eilen Jewell “Long Road” from Queen of the Minor Key (Signature Sounds Recording Company 2011) N —Eilen Jewell will be at Off Broadway on Wed, Sept. 14.Buy it!
Gillian Welch “Dark Turn of Mind” from The Harrow & The Harvest (Acony 2011) N —Gillian will be at the Pageant this Saturday, September 3.Buy it!
Blind Pilot “I Know” from We Are the Tide (Expunged Records 2011) N —From the brand new album from Blind Pilot, due in stores on September 13. They'll be opening for Brett Dennen on October 15 at the Pageant.Buy it!
Blind Pilot “Get It Out” from We Are the Tide (Expunged Records 2011) N Buy it!
Mason Jennings “Raindrops on the Kitchen Floor” from Minnesota (Stats and Brackets 2011) N Buy it!
Josh Ritter “Good Man (Acoustic)” from The Animal Years (Acoustic) (V2 North America 2006)Buy it!
Team Me “Dear Sister” from Team Me EP (Propeller Recordings 2011) N —From Oslo, Norway and from their debut EP.Buy it!
Mates of State “Total Serendipity” from Mountaintops (Barsuk 2011) N —From the new Mates of State album due in stores on September 13.Buy it!
Kathleen Edwards “One More Song The Radio Won't Like” from Failer (Zoe Records www.rounder.com 2003) —Kathleen Edwards will be opening for Bon Iver at the Pageant on September 11.Buy it!
Son Volt “Medicine Hat” from Wide Swing Tremolo (Warner Bros. 1998) —Jay Farrar will be playing a solo show at the Sheldon on Friday, October 21.Buy it!
Matthew Sweet “I Wanted to Tell You” from Girlfriend (Zoo 1991) —Matthew Sweet will be at the Duck Room on Saturday, October 15 performing Girlfriend in its entirety.Buy it!
Teenage Fanclub “Neil Jung” from Grand Prix (Geffen 1995)Buy it!
Jacuzzi Boys “Cool Vapors” from Glazin' (Hardly Art 2011) N Buy it!
Smith Westerns “Weekend” from Dye It Blonde (Fat Possum Records www.fatpossum.com 2011) N Buy it!
The Plimsouls “A Million Miles Away” from everywhere at once (Geffen 1983)Buy it!
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