Bittersweet Melody (Music)
Wed Aug 11th 2010 5.00am–7.00am
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Time zone: central
John Hiatt “Memphis In the Meantime”
from Bring the Family (A&M 1987) —Funny story about this album. A record exec asked John Hiatt if he could have his dream band, who would it be. John Hiatt answered Ry Cooder on guitar, Nick Lowe on bass and Jim Keltner on drums. Lo and behold all were available and Bring the Family was
The Walkmen “Angela Surf City”
from Lisbon (Fat Possum 2010) N —The Walkmen will be playing a show with Japandroids at Off Broadway on October 20. The new album, Lisbon, is due in stores on September 14.
Lou Barlow “Too Much Freedom”
from Goodnight Unknown (Merge Records 2009) —Lou Barlow, leader of Sebadoh and a current and former member of Dinosaur, Jr, will be coming to Off Broadway on August 22. Wye Oak opens.
Sebadoh “Together or Alone”
from Bakesale (Sub Pop 1994) —A seminal album in my conversion from Top 40 and hair bands to indie music back in the 80's. Still a timeless album to me.
Bob Dylan “If You See Her, Say Hello”
from Blood on the Tracks (Columbia 1974) —Look up the word 'wistful' in the dictionary and you just may see a reference to this song. Have a great Wednesday! See you next week! -- Allen
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