Saturday, January 20, 2007


The 50 Best Songs of 2006 ~ Harry Rag

1. The Raconteurs “Steady, As She Goes” The Raconteurs (V2)
2. Peter Bjorn & John w/Victoria Bergsman “Young Folks” Writers Block (
Wichita)
3. El Perro
Del Mar “I Can’t Talk About It” El Perro Del Mar (Memphis Industries)
4. Yo La Tengo “The Race Is On Again” I Am Not Afraid Of You I Can Beat Your Ass (Matador)
5. T Bone Burnett “Baby Don’t You Say You Love Me” The True False Identity (DMZ)
6. Ray Davies “Run Away From Time” Other People’s Lives (V2)
7. Jenny Lewis w/ The Watson Twins “Melt Your Heart” Rabbit Fur Coat (Team Love)
8. Joanna Newsom “Cosmia” Ys (
Drag City)
9. Sonic Youth “Incinerate” Rather Ripped (Geffen)
10. Pernice Brothers “Microscopic View” Live A Little (Ashmont)
11. The Pipettes “Dirty Mind” We Are The Pipettes (
Memphis Industries)
12. Josh Ritter “Girl In The War” The Animal Years (V2)
13. Tom Waits “Lie To Me” Orphans (Anti)
14. Neko Case “The Needle Has Landed” Fox Confessor Brings The Flood (Anti)
15. Alexi Murdoch “Dream About Flying” Time Without Consequence (Zero Summer)
16. Golden Smog “Corvette” Another Fine Day (Lost Highway)
17. Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs “The Kids Are Alright” Under The Covers (Shout Factory)
18.
Arctic Monkeys “Leave Before The Lights Come On” Single (Domino)
19. The Television Personalities “No More I Hate Yous” My Dark Places (Domino)
20. Juana Molina “La Verdad” Son (Domino)
21. The Decemberists “O
Valencia!” The Crane Wife (Capitol)
22. Andy Partridge “Sonic Boom” Fuzzy Warbles vol 7 (Ape)
23. Love Is All “Talk Talk Talk Talk” Nine Times That Same Song (Whats Your Rupture)
24. Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 “Adventure Rocket Ship” Ole Tarantula (Yep Roc)
25. Belle & Sebastian “To Be Myself Completely” The Life Pursuit (Matador)
26. The Flaming Lips “Haven’t Got A Clue” At War With The Mystics (Warners)
27. Squarewave “Fell From My Youth” Squarewave (Boat)
28. Bob Dylan “Workingman’s Blues #2” Modern Times (
Columbia)
29. Beck “Strange Apparition” The Information (Interscope)
30. The Fiery Furnaces “In My Little Thatched Hut” Bitter Tea (Fat Possum)
31. M. Ward “To Go Home” Post-War (Merge)
32. Wooden Shjips “Shrinking Moon For You” Single (Self Released)
33. Voxtrot “Trouble” Your Biggest Fan EP (Play Louder)
34. Kelley Stoltz “Ever Thought Of Coming Back” Below The Branches (Sub Pop)
35. Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint “Tears Tears And More Tears” The River In Reverse (Verve)
36. Calexico “Cruel” Garden Ruin (Quarterstick)
37. The Mountain Goats “Alibi”
Babylon Springs EP (4AD)
38. Slumber Party “So Sick” Musik (Kill Rock Stars)
39. The Essex Green “Cardinal Points”
Cannibal Sea (Merge)
40. Wanda Jackson “Baby, Let’s Play House” I Remember Elvis (Goldenlane)
41. Magic Christian “Turn Up The Heat” Single (Wizard’s Den)
42. Loose Fur “The Ruling Class” Born Again In The
USA (Drag City)
43. The Minus Five “Aw, Shit Man” The Minus Five (The Gun Album) (Yep Roc)
44. Cold War Kids
Saint John Up In Rags EP (Monarchy Music)
45. The Tyde “Brock Landers” Three’s Co (Rough Trade)
46. Lambchop “Fear” Damaged (Merge)
47. Neil Young “Living With War” In The Beginning Living With War- Raw (Reprise)
48. James Hunter “People Gonna Talk” People Gonna Talk (Go)
49. I’m From Barcelona “Rec & Play” Let Me Introduce My Friends (EMI)
50. Thenewno2 “Out Of Mind” Thenewno2 EP (Hot)

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