Friday Random Ten

the “The one weekend I stay in Hamburg it rains all day and I don’t feel like changing out of my pajamas” edition.

1. Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins – Big Guns
2. Etta Jones & Strings – Hurry Home
3. The Capstan Shafts – The Complete History of Greenland
4. Lauryn Hill – The Sweetest Thing
5. Les Savy Fav – Fading Vibes
6. Amr Diab – Allah La Yehremny Minnak
7. MC Solaar – Gangster Moderne
8. Tom Waits – Hold On
9. Miles Davis – Freddie Freeloader
10. Bound Stems – Excellent News, Colonel

And videos that I keep seeing on German MTV:

Peter, Bjorn & John with Victoria Bergsman

The fabulous Ms. Alicia:

And the overwhelming German karaoke favorite:

6 comments for “Friday Random Ten

  1. November 9, 2007 at 12:34 pm

    All right. Here’s to the biggest road trip thus far. My Friday Random Ten Live:

    01. Life’s Been Good [09:37] — Eagles
    02. 24 Hours at a Time [13:52] — Marshall Tucker Band featuring Charlie Daniels
    03. Slow Ride [Foghat Live I][08:21] — Foghat
    04. Fountain of Salmacis/It/Watcher of the Skies [16:00] — Genesis
    05. Whole Lotta Love [How The West Was Won][23:08] — Led Zeppelin
    06. Another Man’s Woman [09:38] — Supertramp
    07. Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man/Heavy Music/Katmandu [17:38] — Bob Seger
    08. Psychotic Reaction [04:47] — Tom Petty
    09. Shine On You Crazy Diamond [p.u.l.s.e.][13:34] — Pink Floyd
    10. On the Hunt [06:10] — Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Bonus:

    11. Purple Rain [08:40] — Prince & the Revolution
    12. Bloody Reunion [04:08] — Molly Hatchet
    13. Gimme Some Lovin’ [09:00] — Traffic
    14. Midnight Rambler [09:12] — Rolling Stones
    15. Hold On Loosely [music video version][04:38] — .38 Special
    16. Cheap Sunglasses [05:15] — ZZ Top

  2. November 9, 2007 at 12:35 pm

    1. Buck Dancer’s Choice (Taj Mahal) 2. Pride and Joy (Coverdale/Page) 3. This Beautiful Land (The Melodians) 4. In Christ There is No East or West (John Fahey) 5. Why Are People Grudgeful? (The Fall) 6. When I Was Young (The Animals) 7. Girls on Film (Duran Duran) 8. Chuck E.’s in Love (Rickie Lee Jones) 9. Summer Breeze (The Isley Brothers) 10. Preacher (U.K. Subs)

    Nothing from the new millennium and only two things from the early 90s. Go antiquarianism!

  3. November 9, 2007 at 1:04 pm

    1. Radiohead- Fitter Happier
    2. Modest Mouse- Tiny Cities Made of Ashes
    3. Common- Love Is
    4. Sufjan Stevens- Jacksonville
    5. Modest Mouse- Missed the Boat
    6. Elliott Smith- New Disaster
    7. Gorillaz- Fire Coming out of the Monkey’s Head
    8. Sufjan Stevens- The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us!
    9. Liars- Protection
    10. Animal Collective- Derek

  4. November 9, 2007 at 3:48 pm

    The new Cat Power song Song to Bobby is out. And yes, I’m still crushing on her. Thank you very much.

  5. November 9, 2007 at 9:50 pm

    What, no Klaus Nomi?

  6. November 9, 2007 at 11:12 pm

    I love that Peter, Bjorn and John song, so very very much.

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