Saturday, January 19, 2008

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Playlist January 18 2008

The 50 Best Songs Of 2007 ~Harry Rag

1. Mary Weiss “Stop And Think It Over” Dangerous Game (Norton)

2. Beck “Timebomb” Download (iTunes)

3. Robert Wyatt “Just As You Are” Comicopera (Domino)

4. Ray Davies “No One Listens” Working Man’s CafĂ© (V2)

5. Nick Lowe “The Club” At My Age (Yeproc)

6. Wilco “Impossible Germany Sky Blue Sky (Nonesuch)

7. Spoon “You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb” GaGaGaGaGa (Merge)

8. PJ Harvey “The Devil” White Chalk (Island)

9. The Flaming Lips “I Was Zapped By The Lucky Super Rainbow” Good Luck Chuck (Lionsgate)

10. Garbage “Tell Me Where It Hurts” Absolute Garbage (Almo)

11. Jarvis Cocker “Running The World” Jarvis (Rough Trade)

12. Jens Lekman “A Postcard To Nina” Night Falls Over Kortedala (Secretly Canadian)

13. The Broken West “So It Goes” I Can’t Go On, I’ll Go On (Merge)

14. She’s Spanish, I’m American “The Ocean Always Wins” S/T (Bedroom Classics)

15. John Doe “Hotel Ghost” A Year In The Wilderness (Yeproc)

16. The White Stripes “You Don’t Know What Love Is” Icky Thump (Warners)

17. Suzanne Vega “Frank & Ava” Beauty & Crime (Blue Note)

18. Hello Saferide “I Was Definitely Made For These Times” 7” Single (Regal)

19. Neil Young “No Hidden Path” Chrome Dreams II (Reprise)

20. Taken By Trees “Too Young” Open Field (Rough Trade)

21. The Chesterfield Kings “Outtasite !” Psychedelic Sunrise (Wicked Cool)

22. Arctic Monkeys “505” Favourite Worst Nightmare (Domino)

23. Stephanie Dosen “Vinalhaven Harbor” A Lily For The Sceptre (Bella Union)

24. The New Pornographers “Speed Of Luxury” Challengers Executive Edition (Matador)

25. Blonde Redhead “23” 23 (4AD)

26. King Khan & His Shrines “Welfare Bread” What Is?! (Hazelwood)

27. Peter Case “That Soul Twist” Let Us Now Praise Sleepy John (Yeproc)

28. Dungen “Gor Det Nu” Tio Bitar (Kemado)

29. Bruce Springsteen “Gypsy Biker” Magic (Columbia)

30. Panda Bear “Bros” Person Pitch (Paw-Tracks)

31. Thurston Moore “The Shape Is In A Trance” Trees Outside The Academy (Ecstatic Peace)

32. Richard Hawley “Serious” Lady’s Bridge (Mute)

33. Wire “23 Years Too Late” Read & Burn 03 (Pink Flag)

34. Sakert! “Vi Kommer Att Du Samtidgt” S/T (Razzia)

35. Stuart Moxham “I’d Rather Be” The Huddle House (Wonder)

36. Danny & Dusty “Cast Iron Soul” Cast Iron Soul (Blue Rose)

37. Of Montreal “Sink The Seine/Du Og Meg” Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? (Polyvinyl)

38. The Len Price 3 “If I Ain’t Got You” Rentacrowd (Wicked Cool)

39. Six Organs Of Admittance “Jade Like Wine” Shelter From The Ash (Drag City)

40. John Fogerty “Creedence Song” Revival (Fantasy)

41. Caribou “Melody Day” Andorra (Merge)

42. Charlemagne “Crushes” We Can Build An Island (Sidecho)

43. Tom Verlaine & The Million Dollar Bashers “Cold Irons Bound” I’m Not There (Columbia)

44. The Avett Brothers “Die Die Die” Emotionalism (Ramseur)

45. Television Personalities “You Are Loved” Are We Nearly There Yet? (Overground)

46. Wooden Shjips “Start To Dreaming” 7” Single (Subpop)

47. Robert Plant / Alison Krauss “Rich Woman” Raising Sand (Rounder)

48. Kristin Hersh “Winter” Learn To Sing Like A Star (Yeproc)

49. Devendra Banhart “I Remember” Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon (xl)

50. Lucinda Williams “Rescue”(demo) West (Lost Highway)

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Playlist January 11 2008

Power Pop For Now People

The Beatles "And Your Bird Can Sing"(alt version) Anthology 2
The Who "So Sad About Us" Happy Jack
The Easybeats "Friday On My Mind" Friday On My Mind

The Move "Do Ya" Split Ends
The Raspberries "Go All The Way" The Raspberries [1*] #
Badfinger "No Matter What" No Dice [13*] #

The Nazz "Forget All About It" Nazz Nazz
Grin "Moon Tears" 1+1
Blue Ash "Abracadabra (Have You Seen Her)" No More, No Less #
Big Star "September Gurls" Radio City [2] #

The Dwight Twilley Band "I'm On Fire" Sincerely [21] #
Phil Seymour "Baby It's You" Phil Seymour [47] #

Flaming Groovies "Shake Some Action" Shake Some Action [23] #
Cheap Trick "He's A Whore" Cheap Trick [4*]
Luxury "Green Hearts" 7" Single
The Shoes "Okay" 7" Single [3*]

20/20 "Yellow Pills" 20/20 [5]
Van Duren "Oh Babe" Are You Serious?
The Nashville Ramblers "Trains" v/a Children Of Nuggets Box
The Scruffs "She Say Yea" Wanna Meet The Scruffs? [28]

The Spongetones "She Goes Out With Everybody" Beat And Torn [25] #
The Bats (W/ Jon Brion) "Not My Girl Anymore" v/a Yellow Pills: Prefill
The Ramones "Don't Come Close" Road To Ruin
Eddie & The Hot Rods "Do Anything You Wanna Do" 7" Single

The Rubinoos "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" 7" Single [36*] #
Marshall Crenshaw "Cynical Girl" Marshall Crenshaw [18] #
The Toms "Other Boys Do" The Toms [12]

Blondie "X Offender" Blondie
The Nerves "Hanging On The Telephone" The Nerves EP
The Beat "Walking Out On Love" The Beat [10]
The Plimsouls "A Million Miles Away" Everywhere At Once [35*]

Chris Stamey & The Dbs "If And When" 7"Single [53*]
Dbs "I Read The New York Rocker" Ride The Wild Tom Tom [53*]
Lets Active "Every Word Means No" Cypress
The Someloves "Sunshine's Glove" Something Or Other [15]

Richard Lloyd "Number Nine" Alchemy [57]
Matthew Sweet "I've Been Waiting" Girlfriend [14] #
Velvet Crush "Goin To My Head" Free Expression [29]

The Posies "Apology" Dear 23 [85]
The Tickets "Dream About Me" v/a Shake Some Action Book CD
The Wondermints "Proto Pretty" The Wondermints [96]
The Trend "She's Hi-Fi" v/a Yellow Pills :Prefill
The Colors "Have You Seen Her Face" Rave It Up EP

Tommy Keene "Places That Are Gone" Songs from The Film [7] #
DM3 "Foolish" 1 Time 2 Times 3 Red Light [11*]
Bram Tchaikovsky "Girl Of My Dreams" 7" Single #
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers "American Girl" Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

The Cowsills "Is It Any Wonder?" v/a Yellow Pills vol 1 #
Nick Lowe "Cruel To Be Kind"(original version) 7" Single [17] #

Music Bed: Nick Lowe "Shake That Rat" Bowi EP

Based on the Book "Shake Some Action" The Ultimate Power Pop Guide" By John M. Borack

[ position in top 100 Power Pop Albums (* Not exact LP mentioned - limited to 1 Record per artist)]
# song is part of the Ultimate Power pop Jukebox