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He’s Not the First

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Midweek Makeover: Tik Tok

Song’s old, show’s old.  Don’t care.  This is awesome:

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10:15/Saturday Night: Oakland to Atlanta

Recently reminded of this:

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Credit to Delta, ATL, Spondivits, etc. for the recent reminder, and SWATS in general, for all this.

Midweek Makeover: Bruce Highway Edition

So, there was this original, by Bob Dylan.  Secret?  I’d never really paid attention to it, before 2009.

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It’s great, isn’t it?  But in that weird way that makes the first time you heard a song stick as the original, I’ll always associate this with the Whitlams.  I was rolling north on the Bruce Highway in Australia when I first heard it:

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Bonus Bruce Highway music –

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Weekend Music: A Distant World Edition

Outkast – Git Up, Git Out

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 Curtis Mayfield – Diamond in the Back

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Sly and the Family Stone – Family Affair

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Weekend Music: Rewind Edition

Camera Obscura’s Lloyd, I’m Ready to Be Heartbroken:

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Beirut’s Postcards from Italy:

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Continuing the postcard theme (ever heard of Postcrossing?), here’s Jens Lekman’s Postcard to Nina:

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Weekend Music: ODB Edition

Shimmy shimmy ya . . .

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Me and Mariah . . .

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Hey, Dirty, baby I got your money . . .

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10:15/Saturday Night: Wait

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Maps (acoustic):

 

Weekend Music: Rebuilding

M83 + Men At Work = City Down Under:

Midweek Makeover: Wanna Be Friday Edition

When I first heard this Blawan joint, it took me straight to the early 90s, but I couldn’t quite place it.  Getting Me Down:

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Turns out I just didn’t keep Brandy within reach:

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