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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 […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 33

My library votes 3-2 in favor of not having an “H” in “Sara(h)”. 1. Rare Find – Sara Melson 2. Sweetness Follows – Sara Quin featuring Kaki King 3. The Pins – Sara Radle 4. Fallen – Sarah McLachlan 5. Around Midnight – Sarah Vaughan 6. The Heart Wants What It Wants – Selena Gomez […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 32

I’m not kidding around. 1. Antidote – Rosie Carney 2. Why Can’t It Be Christmas Time All Year – Rosie Thomas 3. The Look – Roxette (Marie Fredriksson) 4. Cherry Bomb – The Runaways 5. Wildside – Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson 6. Going Down To The River – Saffire-The Uppity Blues Woman (Ann Rabson, […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 31

I don’t know exactly how many more of these there are to go, but we are getting into the home stretch. 1. Last Dance – The Raveonettes (Sharin Foo) 2. Dream On – Rebecca Turner 3. We Belong Together – Rickie Lee Jones 4. Umbrella – Rihanna 5. The First Time Ever I Saw Your […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 30

One week down, 195 to go… 1. We Crawl – The Polyphonic Spree (many members) 2. September – Pomplamoose (Nataly Dawn) 3. The Resurrected Lover – The Poor Clares (Betsy McGovern) 4. Brass In Pocket – The Pretenders (Chrissie Hynde) 5. Hole In The Washtub – The Priestess and The Fool (Meredith DiMenna) 6. Harden […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 29

And so it begins. 1. Not Bad For A Broad – Patty Larkin 2. In The Highways – The Peasall Sisters (from “O Brother Where Art Thou”) 3. Love/Hate – Pebbles (“Beverly Hills Cop II”) 4. Gonna Be An Engineer – Peggy Seeger 5. Winter Wonderland – Peggy Lee 6. I Have A Song To […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 28

This is the last one of these during the Obama presidency. 1. Nowhere Man – Of Montreal (Dottie Alexander) 2. Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me – Oleta Adams 3. Magic – Olivia Newton-John 4. The Cap And Bells – Paisley Close (Amy Price, Cidnie MacNamee) 5. Doesn’t Somebody Want To Be Wanted […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 27

One last gasp of Christmas. 1. It’s Merry Christmas Time – Miranda Dodson 2. Hold it Like It Was Your Own – Miss Molly 3. Came For A Dance – The Mollys (Nancy McCallion and Catherine Zavala) 4. Just To See Her Smile – Mother Falcon 5. Thank You Mario But Our Princess Is In […]

Friday random ten: Goodbye and good riddance

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to say Goodbye to 2016. 1. Every Time We Say Goodbye – Julie Murphy 2. Good-Bye – Yo-Yo Ma and Bobby McFerrin 3. Goodbye Girl – Squeeze 4. Goodbye Liza Jane – Elana James 5. Goodbye Mursheen Durkin – Flying Fish Sailors 6. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 26

Once again, by sheer coincidence, this list has a meaningful intersection with the calendar: 1. I’ve Seen All Good People – Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs 2. The Coventry Carol – Mediaeval Baebes (Katharine Blake, Melpomeni Kermanidou, Sophie Ramsay, Clare Edmondson, Josephine Ravenheart, Anna Tam) 3. Never Be – Meg Mac 4. Lips Are Moving […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 25

A little bit of Texas in this list. 1. Roadside Attractions – Marcia Ball 2. You And I – Margaret Glaspy 3. Black Magick – Marie Minerva 4. Love is Teasin’ – Marianne Faithful and The Chieftains 5. This Is Us – Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris 6. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Marnie Stern 7. […]

Friday random ten: Ladies’ night, part 24

There’s nothing funny about this list. 1. I Don’t Want To Be Funny Anymore – Lucy Dacus 2. (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding – Lucy Kaplansky 3. Mechanical Flattery – Lydia Lunch 4. Knocked Up – Lykke Li 5. Borderline – Madonna 6. Saille Bhan (Souls of Men) – Maggie Drennon 7. […]

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 […]