Elbow “Switching Off” from Cast of Thousands CD ALBUM (Polydor 2004)Buy it!
Rufus Wainwright “I Don't Know What It Is” from Want One (DreamWorks SKG 2003)Buy it!
Jimmie Rodgers “Honeycomb” from 20th Century Rocks: 50's Rock 'n Roll - Is Here to Stay (K-Tel 2001) —happy birthday to writer and producer hugo peretti.Buy it!
The Four Pennies “Until It's Time for Me to Go” from Last Dance (Collecting Records OMP 2007) —happy birthday, fritz fryerBuy it!
Keith West “Excerpt from a Teenage Opera (Grocer Jack)” from Tomorrow (CAROLINE WORLD SERVICE CATALOG 2003) —happy birthday!Buy it!
Dead Heart Bloom “Some Will Rise” from Strange Waves (Dead Heart Bloom 2010) N Buy it!
Erland and the Carnival “You Don't Have to Be Lonely” from Trouble in Mind EP (Yep Roc 2010) N Buy it!
Frank Sinatra, Connie Haines & Tommy Dorsey “I'll Never Smile Again” from The Essential Frank Sinatra With the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (Bluebird/Legacy 2005) —happy birthday, frankie.Buy it!
Sammy Davis, Jr. “I've Gotta Be Me” from I've Gotta Be Me: The Best of Sammy Davis Jr. (Rhino/Warner Bros. 2005) —happy birthdayBuy it!
Jerry Butler “He Will Break Your Heart” from Best of Jerry Butler (Rhino 2008) —happy birthdayBuy it!
Big Mama Thornton “Hound Dog” from Hound Dog: The Peacock Recordings (MCA 1992) —happy birthdayBuy it!
Brenda Lee “Sweet Nothin's” from 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Brenda Lee (Single Version) (MCA NASHVILLE 2007) —happy birthdayBuy it!
Connie Francis “Heartbeat” from Love Is In The Air (Collecting Records OMP 2009) —happy birthdayBuy it!
The Bachelors “Diane” from Forever the Bachelors (Delta 2008) —happy birthday, declan clusksyBuy it!
Elvis Costello “That's Not the Part of Him You're Leaving” from National Ransom (Hear Music 2010) N Buy it!
Dave Brubeck “Blue Rondo À la Turk” from Dave Brubeck's Greatest Hits (Columbia) —happy birthdayBuy it!
Thelonious Monk “'Round Midnight” from Riverside Profiles: Thelonious Monk (Concord Records 2006)Buy it!
Junior Wells “Messin' With the Kid” from An Introduction to Junior Wells (fuel 2006) —happy birthdayBuy it!
The Allman Brothers Band “Whipping Post” from Gold: The Allman Brothers Band (Mercury 2005) —happy birthday, dicky betts.Buy it!
The Band “Up On Cripple Creek (live)” from The Last Waltz (Rhino 2002) —happy birthday, rick danko.Buy it!
The Posies “So Caroline” from Blood/Candy (Ryko 2010) N Buy it!
Owen Pallett “Don't Stop” from A Swedish Love Story [EP] (Domino 2010) N Buy it!
The Move “Fire Brigade” from Nuggets #2: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire 1964-1969 (Rhino 2001) —happy birthday, ace kefford. did kenny loggins steal that wobbly guitar bit for "footloose?"Buy it!
The Hollies “Pay You Back With Interest” from The Hollies' Greatest Hits (EPIC/LEGACY 2002) —happy birthday, bobby elliott.Buy it!
Joan Armatrading “I'm Lucky” from Walk Under Ladders (A&M 1981) —happy birthday! and thanks to rene for introducing me to this song many moons ago.Buy it!
Birds & Batteries “Strange Kind of Mirror” from Panorama (Velvet Blue Music / Spune 2010) N Buy it!
Mice Parade “In Between Times” from What It Means To Be Left-Handed (FatCat 2010) N Buy it!
Tina Turner & David Bowie “River Deep, Mountain High” from Tina Live In Europe (CAPITOL 1990)Buy it!
The Jam “David Watts” from The Sound of The Jam (U.S.) (Interscope 2003) —happy birthday, rick buckler.Buy it!
The Psychedelic Furs “Susan's Strange” from The Psychedelic Furs (Bonus Track Version) (Columbia 1993) —happy birthday, tim butler.Buy it!
Catherine Wheel “Black Metallic” from Ferment (Fontana 1992) —happy birthday, brian futter. i once spent a whole (and very loud) catherine wheel show standing right in front of you and gazing at you and your curly ginger hair.Buy it!
R.E.M. “Begin the Begin” from Life's Rich Pageant (IRS) —happy birthday, peter buck.Buy it!
The Pixies “Where Is My Mind?” from Surfer Rosa (4AD 1988) —happy birthday, david lovering.Buy it!
Ride “Vapour Trail” from Nowhere CD ALBUM (Sire / Reprise 1990) —happy birthday, mark gardener.Buy it!
The Flaming Lips “(Just Like) Starting Over” from Instant Karma (The Complete Recordings) - The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur (Warner Bros. 2009) —happy birthday, steven drodz.Buy it!
Muse “Map of the Problematique” from Black Holes and Revelations (ATCO 2006) —happy birthday, chris wolstenholme.Buy it!
Radiohead “Jigsaw Falling Into Place” from In Rainbows (ATO Records 2007)Buy it!
Tigers That Talked “23 Fears” (Bad Sneakers Records 2010) N Buy it!
We Can't Enjoy Ourselves “Charming Man” from Charming Man - Single (-unknown- 2010) N Buy it!
Depedro “Empty Fields” from Nubes de Papel (Nat Geo 2010) N —thanks to roy kasten for playing this and giving me the scoop.Buy it!
Jaill “She's My Baby” from That's How We Burn (Sub Pop 2010) N Buy it!
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