Songs to Sing To Yourself, Or Perhaps, To Someone Else

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Donovan – Hurdy Gurdy Man
I’ll admit I had no idea about this song until this weekend, but I fell asleep with it in my head last night and woke up with the chorus on repeat, wishing for something else to occupy my mental server.

Gay Pimp – You Picked the Wrong Fag To Fuck With
This is one of the most awful, ridiculous songs I have ever come across, but my god it’s entertaining. You’ll find yourself reciting lines without meaning to.

John Legend – Used To Love You
I don’t have cable anymore so I have no idea what’s going on in the current musical world, but a friend stopped by last week and insisted I find him this song. There’s nothing quite like a break-up empowerment song, one of my favorite themes in music, especially one so easy to dance to.

Mohammed Rafi – Jaan Pehechaan Ho (Let’s Get Acquainted)
I dare you to listen to this and not wiggle in your computer chair. This is rock ‘n roll Bollywood style. And yes, this is also the opening track in “Ghost World.”

Vashti Bunyan – I’d Like To Walk Around In Your Mind
This sweet folk song is quietly catchy, the kind that sticks with you throughout your day. And I imagine your beloved wouldn’t mind hearing this, and probably at the expense of hearing Gay Pimp.

Speaking of singing to oneself and others, I think my next list of downloads should be Ethan’s favorite songs. The kid can sing.

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3 comments for “Songs to Sing To Yourself, Or Perhaps, To Someone Else

  1. January 4, 2005 at 7:47 pm

    Oh. My. God. Where did you find “You Picked the Wrong Fag to Fuck With”? Hearing it literally made my day.

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  3. January 4, 2005 at 8:08 pm

    After a long Too Short kick, someone suggested to me that I could probably make a playlist consisting entirely of horrible (guilty pleasure) hip hop songs about pimping. I ran a search, and his name came up. I couldn’t resist.

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