Tag Archives: singer/songwriters

MP3 Blog #110: “In California”

Joanna Newsom: “In California” “Occident” “Does Not Suffice (In California, refrain)” From Have One On Me, buy it on vinyl at Drag City. *   *   *   *   * I’ve been a big fan of Joanna Newsom since my friend Bryan … Continue reading

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MP3 Blog #107: Seven for Lennon

The Beatles: “In My Life” (1965) available on Rubber Soul The Beatles: “Julia” (1968) available on the White Album The Beatles: “Across the Universe” (1968) available on Let It Be John Lennon: “Love” (1970) available on Plastic Ono Band John … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #63: Nancy, In Dreams

Destroyer:”In Dreams”From the album “Thief” available with other Destroyer deals at Merge records Leonard Cohen:”Nancy”Available on the album “Live Songs” * * * * * Socrates said that “No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #52: Belated Best Albums of ’06

Disclaimers:* It may seem probably a little strange to a best of 2006 almost one month into 2007. I began writing this in November and had a draft ready in late December. I wanted to post it the first draft … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #44: Short Songs and Ballads Wait

Tom Waits:”Bend Down the Branches””You Can Never Hold Back Spring””Shiny Things””If I Have to Go”Available on ”Orphans” ”Lullaby””Woe”Available on ”Blood Money” ”Johnsburg, IllinoisAvailable on ”Swordfishtrombones” ”I’m Still Here””Fawn”Available on ”Alice” * * * * * I honestly think that Tom … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #36: Some Songs

For Edison Glenn (January 25, 1980 – October 19, 1996)il maglio fabbro Bob Dylan:”He Was a Friend of Mine”Available on The Bootleg Series Volume 1 Blind Willie Johnson:”Lord, I Just Can’t Keep From Cryin’”Available on The Complete Recordings of Blind … Continue reading

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#31: Tom Joad

Woody Guthrie:”The Ballad of Tom Joad” (side A)”The Ballad of Tom Joad” (side B) (1940) Available on the magnificent compact disc, Woody Guthrie: “The Dust Bowl Ballads” * * * * * I’ve heard that a number of people who … Continue reading

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#28: …and Return

Mountain Goats:”Family Happiness” ”Elijah” Both available on ”The Coroner’s Gambit” * * * * * Set the table, those three extra placesOne for me, One for your doubts, And one for God… -John Darnielle

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Mp3 Blog #24: “…I sleep in the kitchen with my feet in the hall…”

Bob Dylan:”One Too Many Mornings”Available on Hard Rain ”Can’t Wait”Available on Time Out of Mind ”High Water”Available on ”Love & Theft” ”Po’ Boy”Available on ”Love & Theft” ”Workingman’s Blues #2”Available on Modern Times ”Nettie Moore”Available on Modern Times * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #22: “…on the back of the fish truck that loads…”

Bob Dylan:Queen Jane ApproximatelyAvailable on Highway 61 Revisited Visions of Johanna Available on Blonde on Blonde Hills of Mexico (unfinished)From the unreleased Basement Tapes Going to AlcapocoAvailable on The Basement Tapes Nothing was DeliveredAvailable on The Basement Tapes I Dreamed … Continue reading

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