Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Feb 15th 2012 5.00am–7.00am
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J. Geils Band “Just Can't Wait” from Houseparty: Anthology (Rhino 1992)Buy it!
Wussy “Waiting Room” from Strawberry (Shake It 2011) N —This Cincinnati band was started by Chuck Cleaver, former leader of the Ass Ponys.Buy it!
Crushed Stars “SPARK” from Convalescing in Braille (Simulacra 2010)Buy it!
Devo “(I Can'T Get No) Satisfaction” from Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (Warner Bros. 1978)Buy it!
The Rolling Stones “She Smiled Sweetly” from Between the Buttons (ABKCO 1967)Buy it!
Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “You Gotta Move” from Sticky Soul Fingers: A Rolling Stones Tribute (Mojo 2012)Buy it!
Shawn Mullins “The Ghost of Johnny Cash” from Light You Up (Vanguard Records vanguardrecords.com 2010) —Shawn will be at the Old Rockhouse on Wednesday, February 22.Buy it!
A. A. Bondy “Oh the Vampyre” from When the Devil's Loose CD ALBUM (Fat Possum 2009)Buy it!
Neil Young “Vampire Blues” from On the Beach (Reprise 1974)Buy it!
Jon Dee Graham “Butterfly Wing” from SummerLand (New West www.newwestrecords.com 1999) —Jon Dee Graham is playing a 7:00 show this Friday, February 17 @ Off Broadway.Buy it!
Slaid Cleaves “Fairest of Them All” from Unsung (Rounder www.rounder.com 2006) —Slaid will be in town at Off Broadway on Tuesday, June 19.Buy it!
Joe Pug “The Door Was Always Open” from Messenger (Lightning Rod Records www.lightningrodrecords.com 2010) —Joe Pug will be at Off Broadway on Monday, May 14.Buy it!
The Beatles “HERE COMES THE SUN” from Abbey Road CD ALBUM (Apple 1969)Buy it!
PJ Harvey “This Mess We're In” from Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (Island 2000) R Buy it!
Islands “Never Go Solo” from A Sleep and a Forgetting (Anti/Epitaph 2012) N —Islands are my Artist of the Week this week. Formed from the remnants of the band Unicorns comes this Canadian band. This is from their 4th album.Buy it!
Islands “Can't Feel My Face” from A Sleep and a Forgetting (Anti/Epitaph 2012) N Buy it!
First Aid Kit “Emmylou” from The Lion's Roar (Wichita 2012) N —Love this twangy song ... definitely not what you'd expect to hear from a band made up of sisters Johanna and Klara Soderberg. Oh, did I mention they're Swedish sisters?! Yes, Swedish Americana.Buy it!
Patti Smith “Drifter's Escape” from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012) N —From the 4 disc Dylan cover compilation benefiting Amnesty International. Artists range from Miley Cyrus to Bad Religion, across every spectrum of music.Buy it!
Frank Turner “I STILL BELIEVE” from England Keep My Bones (White Label 2011) N —Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls will be at Off Broadway on Tuesday, February 21.Buy it!
Elvis Costello and The Attractions “Mystery Dance” from My Aim is True (Rhino 1977)Buy it!
The Weakerthans “Reconstruction Site” CD ALBUM (Epitaph 2003)Buy it!
The Weakerthans “Psalm for the Elks Lodge Last Call” from Reconstruction Site CD ALBUM (Epitaph 2003) R Buy it!
Aimee Mann “Just Like Anyone” from Bachelor No. 2 (Superego 2000) —Aimee Mann's bittersweet song about her regret in not doing her best to keep Jeff Buckley alive ...Buy it!
Jeff Buckley “Lover, You Should've Come Over” from Grace (Columbia 1994)Buy it!
Magic Kids “HEY BOY” from Memphis (True Panther Sounds 2010) —From the debut of this Memphis band ...Buy it!
Hospitality “Friends Of Friends” from Hospitality (Merge 2012) N —From the debut of this Brooklyn based band featuring the vocals of Amber Papini.Buy it!
The La's “There She Goes” from The La's (Go! Discs 1990)Buy it!
R.E.M. “Find the River” from Automatic for the People (? 1992)Buy it!
Ike Reilly “Sheet Metal Moon” from Hard Luck Stories (Rock Ridge 2009)Buy it!
Like everything else, times are approximate.
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