Shawn Colvin covers The Talking Heads – Nice.
from arguably the best Stones album, Exile on Main St. released this day in 1972. Nice live version here.
Nicholas Bate on Why We Love The Beatles – George
The end of The Beatles led us to All Things Must Pass – possibly the best of all the post Beatles solo efforts.
Happy Birthday to Eric Burdon who celebrates 78 today.
Gov’t Mule dug out some Allman Brothers Band classics for their recent Macon show. Jack Pearson sits on this tasty gem while Warren plays Duane’s goldtop.
From the April 1982 release Tug of War. Critically and publicly well regarded it spawned a few singles and is considered one of his best non-Wings solo projects.
I always loved this song here – “Wanderlust”
Today was chemo treatment #5 and along with it a custom playlist I created just for the occasion.
Tom Waits – ‘Get Behind the Mule’
Traffic – ‘Dear Mr. Fantasy’
Wilco – ‘At My Window Sad and Lonely’
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – ‘Here Comes My Girl’
Dire Straits – ‘Expresso Love’
Stephen Stills – ‘Go Back Home’
Santana – ‘Europa’
R.E.M. – ‘Driver 8’
Poi Dog Pondering – ‘Complicated’
Toad The Wet Sprocket – ‘Crowing’
Todd Snider – ‘D.B. Cooper’
Joe Walsh – ‘At the Station’
The Honorary Title – ‘Everything I Once Had’
Peter Frampton – ‘All I Want To Be (Is By Your Side)’
Robert Earl Keen – ‘Feelin’ Good Again’
Bob Mould – ‘Heartbreak a Stranger’
Robin Trower – ‘Bridge of Sighs’
The Cure – ‘Close To Me’
ZZ Top – ‘A Fool For Your Stockings’
Todd Rundgren – ‘Couldn’t I Just Tell You’
Queen – ‘Dragon Attack’
Band of Horses – ‘The Great Salt Lake’
So, how do you even do a BYOBO for this guy – one of my favorite songwriters and really prolific at that. I decided to include solo / Wings etc all on this list for the sake of ease, even though that did make the process more difficult.
So anyway… once again inspired by Nat at Mini-Obs, the idea is the same as always:
Pick one of your favorite bands / artists and list 10-15 songs by that band / artist to compile your own best of compilation.
Dawes cover Dylan.