Aimee Mann “nobody does it better” from shaken & stirred (sire/london/rhino 1997)Buy it!
Aimee Mann “Deathly” from Bachelor No. 2 (Superego 2000)Buy it!
Louis Armstrong “A Kiss to Build a Dream On” from Louis Armstrong - Swingin' Hits (Vanguard 2006) —happy birthday, satchmo.Buy it!
The Drifters “There Goes My Baby” from Up On the Roof: The Best of the Drifters (Rhino Atlantic 2005) —happy birthday, elsbeary hobbs. though with all the lineup changes throughout the years i'm not exactly sure beary is on this actual recording. it's the thought that counts, right?Buy it!
Frankie Ford And The Heartbeats “Blow, Wind Blow” from The Heartbeat of New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll (Vex 1992) —happy birthday, frankie.Buy it!
Blitzen Trapper “The Man Who Would Speak True” from Destroyer of the Void CD ALBUM (Sub Pop 2010) N Buy it!
Here We Go Magic “Collector” from Pigeons (Secretly Canadian 2010) N Buy it!
Gladys Knight & The Pips “How Do You Say Goodbye” from Gladys Knight & The Pips: Golden Years (Cleopatra 2006) —happy birthday to pip edward patten.Buy it!
The Shirelles “Dedicated to the One I Love” from Tonight's the Night (Scepter 1961) —happy birthdays to doris coley and beverly lee.Buy it!
Sweet Sensation “Sad Sweet Dreamer” (Pye Records 1974) —happy birthday, roy flowersBuy it!
The New Pornographers “We End Up Together” from Together CD ALBUM (Matador 2010) N Buy it!
The Foundations “Build Me Up Buttercup” (UNI 1968) —happy birthday, mike elliot.Buy it!
Richard Harris “MacArthur Park” from A Tramp Shining (ABC-Dunhill 1968) —happy birthday, jimmy webb.Buy it!
The Smiths “Reel Around the Fountain” from The Peel Session (Dutch East India 1988)Buy it!
Isaac Hayes “Never Can Say Goodbye” from The Very Best of Isaac Hayes (stax 2007) —happy birthday!Buy it!
Earth, Wind & Fire “Boogie Wonderland” from Earth, Wind & Fire: Super Hits (COLUMBIA/LEGACY 1998) —happy birthday, john graham.Buy it!
Rufus Thomas “Do the Funky Chicken” from Stax Profiles: Rufus Thomas (stax 2006)Buy it!
Foals “Total Life Forever” CD ALBUM (Sub Pop 2010) N Buy it!
The Fortunes “Here It Comes Again” from Best of the Fortunes (Great American Music Company/F2K 2008) —happy birthday, david carr.Buy it!
Ringo Starr “Beaucoups of Blues (1995 Remaster)” from Photograph: The Digital Greatest Hits (CAPITOL 2007) —happy birthday to gordon stoker of the jordanaires, singing backup on this track.Buy it!
Paul McCartney & Wings “Call Me Back Again” from Venus and Mars (Remastered) (CAPITOL 1998)Buy it!
Blackmarket “Tongue Twister Typo” from St. Vincent Decor (Militia Group 2010) N Buy it!
Aqualung “Lost” from Magnetic North (Verve Forecast 2010) N Buy it!
The Skatalites “Simmer Down” from Foundation Ska (Studio 1 / Heartbeat 1997)Buy it!
Madness “Shut Up” from Madness: Ultimate Collection (Hip-O (UC) 2000) —happy birthday, christopher foreman.Buy it!
The English Beat “Best Friend” from Beat This! The Best of the English Beat (Go Feet / London Records 2000)Buy it!
Deer Tick “Twenty Miles” from Black Dirt Sessions CD ALBUM (Partisan 2010) N —at off broadway this thursday, aug. 5.Buy it!
R.E.M. “Radio Free Europe” from Murmur (I.R.S. 1983)Buy it!
Echo & The Bunnymen “Lips Like Sugar” from Echo & the Bunnymen (WB/Sire 1987) —happy birthday, pete de freitas.Buy it!
The Herd “From the Underworld” from Anthology: the History of Peter Frampton (A&M 2001) —happy birthday, andrew malcolm steele.Buy it!
The Band “Chest Fever” from Music from Big Pink (Expanded Edition) CD ALBUM (CAPITOL 1968) —happy birthday, garth hudson.Buy it!
Everything Everything “Schoolin'” from Schoolin' single (PID 2010) N Buy it!
Kele “Tenderoni” from The Boxer ALBUM (Glassnote 2010) N Buy it!
Ring, Cicada “Flinch” from Good Morning, Mr. Good (54-40 or Fight 2003) L —Why didn't anyone ever compare R,C to Rush back in the day. It seems so obvious now.Buy it!
Rush “Cygnus X-1 (edit)” from A Farewell to Kings (Mercury Records 1997) —At Verizon Ampitheatre on Aug. 23.Buy it!
Villagers “That Day” from Becoming a Jackal (Domino 2010) N Buy it!
Of Montreal “Coquet Coquette” from False Priest (Polyvinyl 2010) N —Album out 9/14/10.Buy it!
The Coral “Green is the Colour” from Butterfly House CD ALBUM (Deltasonic 2010) N Buy it!
Barb “Nile” from BARB (yep rock 2010)Buy it!
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