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Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 23

Moving through the letter L. 1. Ant In Alaska – Liz Phair 2. Take It Back – Liza Anne 3. Ill Wind – Lonette McKee 4. Royals – Lorde 5. Cowardly Lion – Loreena McKennitt 6. Stay With Me – Lorraine Ellison 7. The Sad Cafe – Lorrie Morgan 8. Double Yodel – Lou & […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 22

Happy Leftovers Day, y’all. 1. Hotel Pool – Lily & Madeleine 2. Womanizer – Lily Allen 3. Hypnotized – Linda Jones 4. Tumbling Dice – Linda Rondstadt 5. 1917 – Linda Rondstadt and Emmylou Harris 6. Funkytown – Lipps Inc. (Cynthia Johnson) 7. Jenny Jenkins – Lisa Loeb 8. Boy Boy – Lissie Trullie 9. […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 21

I took last week off from my two regularly scheduled music-themed posts because I just didn’t have it in me. They’re back this week, not because I feel better per se, but because there’s comfort to be found in both the music and in the habit of experiencing it. So here we go again. 1. […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 20

This is the part of me that’s glad the election is almost over. 1. Part Of Me – Katy Perry 2. Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Kelly Clarkson 3. Peter Pan – Kelsei Ballerini 4. Dancing In The Dark – Kim Wilde 5. Can’t Stop Killing You – Kirsty MacColl 6. Heartbeat – Kopecky […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 19

I knew this Songs By Women thing would take me past the election, but it’s beginning to feel to me like it has some meaning, you know? 1. Un Dia – Juana Molina 2. It’s A Heartache – Juice Newton 3. Consolation Prize – Julie Doiron 4. Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Julie Murphy 5. […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 18

I too am working on my masterpiece. I don’t think it will be a random ten list, but you never know. 1. Here With Me – Jennifer O’Connor 2. Keeping Time – Jenny Dee and The Deelinquents 3. Masterpiece – Jessie J 4. I Have Come To Take My Boy Home – Jiggernaut (Deanna Smith […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 17

I’m so fancy. You can see it on my list. 1. Diga Diga Do – Hot Club of Cowtown (Elana James) 2. (Keep Feeling) Fascination – The Human League (Joanne Catherall and Susan Ann Sulley) 3. The Body Electric – Hurray For The Riff Raff (Alynda Segarra) 4. Fancy – Iggy Azalea 5. Get Together […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 16

I’m not embarrassed. 1. Time (The Revelator) – Gillian Welch 2. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor 3. Wild At Heart – Gloriana (Cheyenne Kimball) 4. Automatic Rainy Day – The Go-Gos 5. The Cruel Sister – Gordian Knot (Cidnie Carroll, Amy Price) 6. The Climb – Hannah Montana 7. Caoineadh Na Dtri Muire – […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 15

And on we go… 1. Criminal – Fiona Apple 2. Tusk – Fleetwood Mac (Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie) 3. Kiss With A Fist – Florence And The Machine (Florence Welch) 4. Prisoners Of Their Hairdos – Four Bitchin’ Babes (Patty Larkin, Christine Lavin, Megon McDonough, Sally Fingerett0 5. Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 14

Girl groups of old and of new this week. 1. Didn’t Leave Nobody But The Baby – Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch 2. Pony (It’s OK) – Erin McCarley 3. I’d Rather Go Blind – Etta James 4. I Love You Like A Ball And Chain – The Eurythmics (Annie Lennox) 5. Shame […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 13

Turns out there are a lot of girl names that begin with the letter E. 1. Oklahoma Home – Elana James 2. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Eliza Lumley 3. Freight Train – Elizabeth Cotton 4. A Little Luck – Elizabeth Daily 5. Sleigh Ride – Ella Fitzgerald 6. Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 12

Feels appropriate to have a Donna Summer song in this first post-Labor Day post. Summer may be psychologically over, but Donna Summer is forever. 1. Mad About The Boy – Dinah Washington 2. I Touch Myself – Divinyls (Chrissy Amphlett) 3. Travelin’ Soldier – Dixie Chicks 4. Take You Home – Dominique Star 5. Hot […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 11

Some lesser known names this week, plus a song with “Thou” in the title 1. Be Thou My Vision – David Arkenstone & Kathleen Fisher 2. Sleep – Debi Smith 3. Faded Red Car – Deborah Holland 4. Mashed Potato Time – Dee Dee Sharp 5. It’s Christmas Time (and I’m still alive) – Deep […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 10

Several iconic acts, plus some great covers. 1. I Can’t Stand The Rain – The Commitments (Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle, Bronagh Gallagher) 2. Everybody Knows – Concrete Blonde (Johnette Napolitano) 3. Like A Star – Corinne Bailey Rae 4. Too Late To Turn Back Now – Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (Rose Cornelius) 5. Pedestrian […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 9

Musicals! Silly folk songs! 1. Got To Be Real – Cheryl Lynn 2. Potato – Cheryl Wheeler 3. The Foggy Dew – The Chieftains & Sinéad O’Connor 4. Something Real – China Anne McClain & Kelli Berglund 5. Any Moment – Chris Pine & Emily Blunt (from “Into The Woods”) 6. Darling Nikki – Christina […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 8

Folk songs and disco. What more could you want? 1. Doctor’s Orders – Carol Douglas 2. I Feel The Earth Move – Carole King 3. Snowden’s Jig – Carolina Chocolate Drops (Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla) 4. Momma Don’t Like My Friends – Carolyn Wonderland and the Imperial Monkeys 5. Blown Away – Carrie Underwood 6. […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 7

We’ve made it to the letter C. 1. Fresh Pair Of Eyes – Brooke Waggoner 2. California Christmas – Brooke White 3. Flat On My Back – The Buddhacrush (Amy Price) 4. Ellis County – Buddy and Julie Miller 5. Let It Be Me – Jerry Butler and Betty Everett 6. Waitin’ – Caitlin Rose […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 6

Lots of well-known names this week. 1. Talking Old Soldiers – Bettye Lavette 2. Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) – Beyoncé 3. Billie’s Blues – Billie Holiday 4. X Offender – Blondie 5. Fool’s Game – Bonnie Raitt 6. I Want Candy – Bow Wow Wow (Annabella Lwin) 7. In Our Talons – […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 5

Wow, we’re still in the B’s. 1. Mad About You – Belinda Carlisle 2. Call It Whatever – Bella Thorne 3. I Could Be Persuaded – Bering Strait (Natasha Borzilova and Lydia Salnikova) 4. Take My Breath Away – Berlin (Terri Nunn) 5. Go Now – Bessie Banks 6. Up The Junction – Beth Madden […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 4

Girl groups! 1. White Rabbit – Austin Lounge Lizards & Karen Abrahams 2. Complicated – Avril Lavigne 3. June Bug – The B-52’s (Cindy Wilson and Kate Pierson) 4. Venus – Bananarama (Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey, Keren Woodward) 5. Walk Like An Egyptian – The Bangles (Susanna Hoffs, Vicki Peterson, Debbi Peterson, Michael Steele) 6. […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 3

More ladies, y’all. 1. Trembles, Part II – Alex Napping (Alex Cohen) 2. Breathe (2 AM) – Anna Nalick 3. A Whiter Shade Of Pale – Annie Lennox 4. Fly Me Away – Annie Little 5. Closer – Annie Williams 6. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Aretha Franklin 7. Problem – Ariana Grande 8. Burning […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 2

Gonna take awhile to get through all these. 1. Doubt – Amanda Mair 2. Polly – Amanda Palmer 3. Thank You For The Music – Amanda Seyfried (from “Mamma Mia!”) 4. Winter Wonderland – Amy Grant 5. The Leader – Amy Rigby 6. Love Is A Losing Game – Amy Winehouse 7. Hold Tight Hold […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 1

Hey, did you know there’s a woman running for President? It’s true! First time ever for a major political party in this country. In honor of that historic achievement, I’m going to spend a few weeks highlighting songs from my collection performed by women. 1. Waterloo – ABBA ( Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad and Agnetha Fältskog) […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 15

We come to the end of another theme. 1. Weekend In Cincinnati – The Bobs 2. Welcome To New York – Taylor Swift 3. Werewolfs Of London – Jackson Browne and Warren Zevon 4. The Wexford Carol – The Chieftains 5. The Wharton UFO – Flying Fish Sailors 6. When In Rome – Billy Joel […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 14

In case you were wondering where that other Staten Island song was: 1. Staten Island Baby – Black 47 2. TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) – MFSB Fet. The Three Degrees 3. Tupelo Honey – Gordian Knot 4. U.M.M.G. (Upper Manhattan Medical Group) – Joe Henderson 5. Vienna – Billy Joel 6. Walkin’ In Jerusalem […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 13

More love for my hometown. 1. Southside Chicago Waltz – Black 47 2. St. Anne’s Reel/Staten Island Hornpipe – Flying Fish Sailors 3. St. Louis Blues March – Glenn Miller 4. Streets Of Bakersfield – Beau Jennings 5. Streets Of Laredo – Johnny Cash 6. Summer, Highland Falls – Billy Joel 7. Sweet Old Chicago […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 12

A very California-centric episode today. 1. San Francisco Bay Blues – Eric Clapton 2. San Jacinto – Peter Gabriel 3. San Lorenzo – Pat Metheny Group 4. Santa Ana – Bruce Springsteen 5. Santa Ana Woman – The Bobs 6. Santo Domingo – Rodrigo y Gabriela 7. Say Goodbye To Hollywood – Billy Joel 8. […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 11

Still more New York! And other places, too. 1. Pflugerville – Austin Lounge Lizards 2. Philadelphia Freedom – Hall and Oates 3. Phoenix Get Cured – Stereogum vs team9 4. Phone Call From Leavenworth – Chris Whitley 5. Riga In The Fall – Gavin Guss 6. Road Movie To Berlin – They Might Be Giants […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 10

New York, New York, so nice they said it twice… 1. New York State Of Mind – Billy Joel 2. New York State Of Mind – Rowlf the Dog 3. New York, New York – Big Daddy 4. The Night Chicago Died – Paper Lace 5. Nutbush City Limits – Ike & Tina Turner 6. […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 9

In which New York gets its revenge… 1. Miami 2017 (Seen The Light Go Out On Broadway) – Billy Joel 2. Mission To Moscow – Hot Club of Cowtown 3. Mobile – Marcia Ball 4. Mobile Bay – Flying Fish Sailors 5. My Home Town / Kalabakan – Battlefield Band 6. My Love Is In […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 8

More Memphis! 1. Leningrad – Billy Joel 2. Lisdoonvarna – Ceili’s Muse 3. Liverpool Sunset – Gerald Jay Markoe 4. Lodi – Creedence Clearwater Revival 5. London Homesick Blues – Flying Fish Sailors 6. (Making The Run To) Gladewater – Michelle Shocked 7. Marching Bands Of Manhattan – Death Cab for Cutie 8. Memphis Exorcism […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 7

Spanning the globe, week after week… 1. (Is Anybody Going to) San Antone – Doug Sahm And Band 2. Istanbul (Not Constantinople) – They Might be Giants/Lager Rhythms 3. I’ve Been To Memphis – Lyle Lovett 4. I’ve Got A Gal In Kalamazoo – Glenn Miller 5. Jerusalem – Eddie From Ohio 6. Jimmy’s Gone […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 6

Some old familiar places this week. 1. Halfway To Memphis – Sammy Hagar 2. Halley Came To Jackson – Mary-Chapin Carpenter 3. A Heart In New York – Art Garfunkel 4. Hello Hopeville – Michelle Shocked 5. Hey Marseilles – Heart Beats 6. Hideaway Tokyo – Pretty & Nice 7. HOOPS Yes! (FC Dallas) – […]

Friday random ten: In the city, part 5

A bit of international flair this week. 1. Flowers of Edinburgh – Jim Malcolm 2. From Dacca – Eddie From Ohio 3. Funky Nassau, Part 1 – The End Of The Beginning 4. Gallipoli – SixMileBridge 5. Galveston Bay – Bruce Springsteen 6. Galway Farmer – Ceili’s Muse/Maggie Drennon 7. The Girl From Ipanema – […]