Saturday, August 30, 2008

Travis — “Selfish Jean” (live)



The Club Blue pick from 8/30/07.

This post concludes my retro project for older picks, unless I find new versions of yanked videos or videos that now disable embedding.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

James Brown and Marvin Gaye



James Brown – "I'm Black and I'm Proud"



Marvin Gaye – "Let's Get It On"

We've already featured "A Change is Gonna to Come," so here's something to mix it up a bit. Here's to history, and to all those who made it possible, with a tune for the fighters, and one for the lovers. We need 'em both as we march to November, and beyond.

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

The Beatles - "I'm So Tired"



Just the track here, but a great one, which goes out to all my fellow insomniac bloggers...

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Tilly and the Wall – "Pot Kettle Black"



With the increase in conservative mudslinging, swtifboating and smears, this seemed sorta appropriate...

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings – "Red Clay Halo" and "The Way It Would Be"





In honor of this past weekend's Newport Folk Festival (NPR now has the audio posted), here's Welch and Rawlings, with two selections showing off their versatility. (Welch is perhaps best known for "Look at Miss Ohio.")