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Friday random ten: Big talker, part 3

Time for a big finish. 1. Big Rio Grande River – Austin Lounge Lizards 2. Big Rock Candy Mountain – Harry McClintock 3. Big Round World – Trout Fishing In America 4. Big Girls Cry – Sia 5. Big Noise – Eddie From Ohio 6. Big Shot – Billy Joel 7. Big Sky Country – […]

Friday random ten: Big talker, part 2

Big list, no kidding. 1. Big Hat, No Cattle – Randy Newman 2. Big Legs, Tight Skirt – John Lee Hooker 3. Big Love – Matthew E. White 4. Big Love – Fleetwood Mac 5. Big Man On Mulberry Street – Billy Joel 6. Big Mess – Devo 7. The Big Muddy – Bruce Springsteen […]

Friday random ten: Big talker, part 1

This list is so big it will take three weeks to get through it. 1. Big Balls – AC/DC 2. Big Bang Theory Theme – Barenaked Ladies 3. Big Bangs, Black Holes, Meteorites – Love Is All 4. Big Blue Sky – Sandra McCracken 5. Big Bottom – Hayseed Dixie 6. The Big Country – […]

Friday random ten: Better than that

Because “better” comes after “best” in the dictionary. 1. Better – Kim Carnes 2. Better Be Good To Me – Tina Tuner 3. Better Days – Bruce Springsteen 4. Better In Stereo – Dove Cameron 5. Better Love – Robert Johnson 6. A Better Man I’ll Be – Larkin 7. Better Off Dub – Rupert […]

Friday random ten: Best of the best

This could be my best list ever. 1. Best Damn Fool – Buddy Guy 2. Best Friend – Dent May 3. The Best Is Yet To Come – Frank Sinatra with Count Basie & His Orchetsra 4. Best Lil’ Whorehouse Medley – The MOB 5. Best o’ The Barley – Jiggernaut 6. The Best Of […]

Friday random eleven – Be all that you can be

Going to eleven this week because I felt like it. 1. Be Good Johnny – Men At Work 2. Be Like The Man – Mieka Pauley 3. Be Like You – Asylum Street Spankers 4. Be My Baby – The Ronettes 5. Be My Daddy – Trish & Darin 6. Be Nice To Me – […]

Friday random ten: Bad, and also drawn that way

Anyone else up for a little distraction from the news? 1. Bad – U2 2. Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas – Beach Slang 3. Bad Blood – Taylor Swift 4. Bad Businessman – Squirrel Nut Zippers 5. Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival 6. Bad Reputation – Joan Jett & The Blackhearts 7. Bad […]

Friday random ten – Back to back, part two

Back for more… 1. Back In Your Arms – Bruce Springsteen 2. Back In Your Own Backyard – Hot Club of Cowtown 3. Back It Up – Caro Emerald 4. Back On The Chain Gang – The Pretenders 5. Back To Black – Amy Winehouse 6. Back To Chico – Clandestine 7. Back To Tyrone […]

Friday random ten – Back to back, part one

I’m baaaaaaaaaack… 1. Back Door Santa – Bon Jovi 2. Back Home Again In Indiana – Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins & Stan Getz 3. Back In Baby’s Arms – Patsy Cline 4. Back In Love Again – LTD 5. Back In My Arms Again – The Supremes 6. Back In The Day – Blues Traveler […]

Friday random ten – Baby, baby

So many songs that start with the word “Baby”. 1. Baby Can I Hold You – Tracy Chapman 2. Baby Come Back To Me – The Manhattan Transfer 3. Baby Don’t Cry – INXS 4. Baby Don’t You Do It – Marvin Gaye 5. Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-a-Lot 6. Baby Love – The […]

Friday random ten – Are you sure about this?

I don’t know, are you? 1. Are We The Waiting – Green Day 2. Are We There Yet? – Trout Fishing In America 3. Are You Gonna Be My Girl – JET 4. Are You Gonna Move It For Me? – The Donnas 5. Are You Kidding Around? – Samantha Shelton 6. Are You Lonely […]

Friday random ten – Another one

Hey, it’s another list! 1. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 – Pink Floyd 2. Another Christmas Song – Stephen Colbert 3. Another Day – Sting 4. Another Day In Paradise – Phil Collins 5. Another Man’s Cause – SixMileBridge 6. Another Nail For My Heart – Squeeze 7. Another One Bites The Dust […]

Friday random ten – All American

I know it’s past the Fourth of July, but how about some American music? 1. The American And Florence/Nobody’s Side – from “Chess” 2. American Girl – Roger McGuinn 3. American Idiot – Green Day 4. American Land – Bruce Springsteen 5. American Names – Sebastien Grainger 6. American Patrol – Glenn Miller 7. American […]

Friday random ten – All in, part 4

All good things must come to an end. 1. All The Voices – INXS 2. All The Way To Memphis – Mott the Hoople 3. All The Young Dudes – Billy Bragg 4. All These Years – Solas 5. All Things Dull And Ugly – Lager Rhythms 6. All Through The Night – Peter, Paul […]

Friday random ten – All in, part 3

All we are is all we are. 1. All Of My Life – Phil Collins 2. All Or Nothin’ At All – Bruce Springsteen 3. All Revved Up – Jermaine Jackson 4. All Revved Up With No Place To Go – Meat Loaf 5. All She Wants To Do Is Dance – Don Henley 6. […]

Friday random ten – All in, part 2

All there is is more songs that start with “All”. 1. All God’s Children Got Rhythm – Stan Getz 2. All I Ask – Adele 3. All I Ever – GEMS 4. All I Wanna Do – The Chesterfield Kings 5. All I Want – Susanna Hoffs 6. All In Love Is Fair – Mel […]

Friday random ten – All in, part 1

I have a lot of songs that begin with the word “All”, so settle in and get comfortable. 1. All About Soul – Billy Joel 2. All Along The Watchtower – U2 3. All Around My Hat – The Mollys 4. All Around The World Or The Myth Of Fingerprints – Paul Simon 5. All […]

Friday random ten – Ain’t that a shame?

Lacking new ideas, I’m going to do lists based on the first word of a set of songs. I think you’ll get the theme. 1. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Extreme Party Animals 2. Ain’t Gone ‘n’ Give Up On Love – Stevie Ray Vaughan 3. Ain’t Gonna Rain – Austin Lounge Lizards 4. […]

Friday random ten – Girls’ music of 2016, part 2

More of the music from 2016 that is in my library because of my daughters: 1. Stitches – Shawn Mendes 2. Side To Side – Ariana Grande 3. Same Old Love – Selena Gomez 4. Don’t Let Me Down – The Chainsmokers 5. 7 Years – Lukas Graham 6. Sugar – Maroon 5 7. Centuries […]

Friday random ten – Girls’ music of 2016, part 1

The girls got their share of music last year as well, enough to span two lists. Here’s the first half: 1. Confident – Demi Lovato 2. Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King 3. Mockingbird – Eminem 4. Hello – Adele 5. Brave Honest Beautiful – Fifth Harmony 6. Chandelier – Sia 7. Dance Like Nobody’s […]

Friday random ten: NPR Music

One other big source of new music for me last year was NPR Music’s The Austin 100 (2016), which was a free download of over 100 songs. Here’s a selection of them 1. Ugly Cherries – PWR BTTM 2. Every Which-A-Way – The Quebe Sisters 3. Drinkee – Sofi Tukker 4. Somebody To Anybody – […]

Friday random ten: Fluxblog 1981

Fluxblog 80’s set #2: 1. Stand And Deliver – Adam and the Ants 2. Rise Above – Black Flag 3. What A Day That Was – David Byrne 4. (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thing – Heaven 17 5. Computer Love – Kraftwerk 6. Fire On The Bayou – The Neville Brothers 7. Harden […]

Friday random ten: Fluxblog 1980

It’s all about 1980 this week: 1. The Tilt – 7th Wonder 2. Everybody Wants Some! – Van Halen 3. I Got You – Split Enz 4. My Sick Mind – The Roches 5. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 – Pink Floyd 6. Joy And Pain – Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly 7. Mister […]

Friday random ten: Stuff I bought in 2016

A little later than usual because of the previous series, but it’s time for my annual review of the music I acquired in the last year. We’ll begin with purchases from iTunes, Noisetrade, and elsewhere. 1. Birdland – Maynard Ferguson 2. Something Tamed Something Wild – Mary-Chapin Carpenter 3. Crossing The Sabine – Piper Jones […]

Friday random eleven: Ladies’ night, part 43

We come to the end of this long-lived theme. 1. I Wonder – Yma Sumac 2. Walking On Thin Ice – Yoko Ono 3. How ‘Bout You – Yonder Mountain String Band (Allie Kral) 4. Nightswimming – You Say Party! We Say Die! (Carissa Ropponen) 5. Credit In The Straight World – Young Marble Giants […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 42

As easy as X – Y – (next week) Z 1. Keep On The Sunny Side – The Whites (Sharon White, Cheryl White) 2. Do You Hear What I Hear? – Whitney Houston 3. Born Blonde – Wild Moccasins (Zahira Gutierrez) 4. Thick As Thieves – Widowspeak (Pamela Garavano-Coolbaugh) 5. Bullets – Wild Child (Kelsey […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 41

Down to the last three. 1. Where Do You Run To – Vivian Girls (Cassie Ramone, Katy Goodman, Ali Koehler) 2. Launderette – Vivien Goldman 3. Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses (Patty Donahue) 4. Do You Know The Way To San Jose? – Dionne Warwick 5. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls (Martha Wash […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 40

I’m so happy, ’cause today I found my friends… 1. Icicle – Tori Amos 2. Heart And Soul – T’Pau (Carol Decker) 3. Fast Car – Tracy Chapman 4. Crimes Of A Misspent Youth – Trish & Darin (Trish Murphy) 5. New Kid In Town – Trisha Yearwood 6. Lithium – The Vaselines (Frances McKee) […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 39

This list is so fine it will blow your mind. 1. Dancing In Isolation – Terri Nunn 2. The Waltz – Theresa Andersson 3. Road To Nowhere – Theresa Miller 4. Voices Carry – ‘Til Tuesday (Aimee Mann) 5. Cacophony – Tilly and the Wall (Kianna Alarid, Neely Jenkins, Jamie Pressnall) 6. Life Is Hard […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 38

The boogie fever, it is going around. 1. Blue Shadows On The Trail – Syd Straw 2. Boogie Fever – The Sylvers (Olympis, Charmaine, Angelia, and Patricia Sylvers) 3. Heartbeat – Taana Gardner 4. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Taken By Trees (Victoria Bergsman) 5. Once In A Lifetime – Talking Heads (Tina Weymouth) 6. […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 37

So put me on the highway, and show me the sign. 1. Giver – The Suffers (Kam Franklin) 2. Back In My Arms Again – The Supremes (Florence Ballard, Mary Wilson, Diana Ross, Barbara Martin) 3. Oh My Soul – Susan Marshall 4. In London So Fair – Susan McKeown 5. Alone – Susan Tedeschi […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 36

We built these Friday random ten lists on rock and roll. And other types of music. 1. Ditch Diggin’ – Southern Culture On The Skids (Mary Huff) 2. I Want To Be Relieved – Spirit Family Reunion (Maggie Carson) 3. Wishin’ & Hopin’ – Dusty Springfield 4. Flight Of The Passing Fancy – Squirrel Nut […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 35

March already. We need more months to go by this quickly. 1. Feel So Different – Sinead O’Connor 2. Spellbound – Siouxsie And The Banshees (Susan Ballion, a/k/a Siouxsie Sioux) 3. Papa Dean – Sister Nancy (Ophlin Russell) 4. He’s The Greatest Dancer – Sister Sledge (Debbie, Joni, Kim, and Kathy Sledge) 5. Under Fiery […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 34

Up, up to the sky… 1. Fill Me Up – Shawn Colvin 2. Little Saint Nick – She & Him (Zoey Deschanel) 3. 9 to 5 (Morning Train) – Sheena Easton 4. Thought It Would Be Better – Shelby Lynne 5. Swim – Shelita Burke 6. My Favorite Mistake – Sheryl Crow 7. Soldier Boy […]