Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Dec 19th 2012 5.00am–7.00am
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Norah Jones “OUT ON the ROAD” from Little Broken Hearts (Blue Note url 2012) N —RIP Ravi Shankar, Norah's father.Buy it!
Bettye Lavette “Outside Woman” from Souvenirs (Art Soul 2000)Buy it!
The Pretenders “The English Roses” from Pretenders II (sire 1981)Buy it!
Pink Nasty “Take You All On” from Pink Nasty (none 2010) —Pink Nasty, aka, Sara Beck, is from Texas via Kansas. Her brother, rapper Black Nasty, produced this album.Buy it!
The Runaways “American Nights” from The Runaways (Island Mercury 1976)Buy it!
The Who “Drowned” from Quadrophenia (Super Deluxe Edition) (MCA 2011)Buy it!
Dinosaur Jr. “Watch the Corners” from I Bet on Sky (Jagjaguwar 2012) N Buy it!
Ben Howard “The Wolves” from Every Kingdom (Island 2011) —Released late in 2011 in the UK, I'm just now hearing this ... music to my ears.Buy it!
Frontier Ruckus “Eternity Of Dimming” from Eternity of Dimming (Quite Scientific Records 2013) N —The new 20 song double album from this Michigan roots-rock band is due out January 29, 2013.Buy it!
Pernice Brothers “PCH One” from Live A Little (Ashmont Records 2006)Buy it!
Patrick Park “Silence and Storm” from Come What Will (Badman 2010)Buy it!
The Guthries “Season to Leave” from Off Windmill (Hay Sale Records 2000) —From the terrific unheralded debut album by this Nova Scotia, CA based alt-country band who only released 2 albums, both in the early 00's. And was led by 2 of Anne Murray's nephews.Buy it!
Uncle Tupelo “D. Boon” from Still Feel Gone (Rockville 1991) L —So begins a set by the band and its offshoots that deserve the most credit (or blame) for starting Bittersweet Melody.Buy it!
Son Volt “Drown” from Trace CD ALBUM (Warner Bros. 1995) LBuy it!
Wilco “I Got You (At the End of the Century)” from Being There (Reprise 1996)Buy it!
Uncle Tupelo “Whiskey Bottle” from No Depression (self www.georgeportz.com 1990)Buy it!
The Decemberists “Don't Carry It All” from The King Is Dead (Capitol Records 2011) —What better way to get you prepared for my two episode Top 25 of 2012 than by playing a track from my favorite album of 2011.Buy it!
Sea Wolf “The Traitor” from White Water, White Bloom (Dangerbird 2009) —Woke up to this song on my clock radio and immediately knew I had to get it on air.Buy it!
Free Energy “Dance All Night” from Love Sign (Free Energy 2013) N —From the new album, their 2nd, due out on January 15 on their own Free People label. They'll be at the Old Rockhouse on Thursday, January 24.Buy it!
The Grapes Of Wrath “Good To See You” from SINGLES (EMI Canada 2012) N —From a new collection of this great jangly 80's band from British Columbia.Buy it!
The Posies “Take Care Of Yourself” from Blood/Candy (Ryko 2010)Buy it!
A.C. Newman “Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns” from Shut Down the Streets (Matador 2012) N Buy it!
Belly “Seal My Fate” from King (Reprise 1995)Buy it!
Jill Andrews “A Little Less” from The Mirror (Liam 2011) —Jill will be at Off Broadway opening for Bob Schneider. The show will be Tuesday, February 5.Buy it!
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