Friday, August 28, 2020

Playlist for 8/28

Eagles -  Live From the Forum MMXVIII
Caitlin Cannon - TrashCannon Album
Sarah Jarosz - World On The Ground
Gillian Welch & David Rawlings - All The Good Times
Rufus Wainwright - Unfollow The Rules
XTC - Black Sea
Jimmie Allen - Bettie James
Ennio Morricone - Work From Home With
Terri Lyne Carrington - Waiting Game
Uprising 2020 (Joe Levy Spotify Playlist)

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Top 40 Janet Jackson Songs (Poll)

Latest music Poll I voted in was a Janet Jackson one.  List up to 40 of her best songs.

1.  What Have You Done For Me Lately
2.  That's The Way Love Goes
3.  When I Think Of You
4.  Love Will Never Do
5.  Nasty
6.  Escapade
7.  Rhythm Nation
8.  Let's Wait Awhile
9.  I Get Lonely
10. Again
11. Control
12. All For You
13. Diamonds (w/Herb Alpert)
14. Any Time, Any Place
15. Come Back To Me
16. Pleasure Principle
17. Got 'Til It's Gone
18. Scream (w/Michael Jackson)
19. Miss You Much
20. Anything
21. Because of Love
22. If
23. Go Deep
24. Funny How Time Flies
25. You
26. Best Things In Life Are Free (w/Luther Vandross)
27. Together Again
28. Made For Now (w/Daddy Yankee)
29. Unbreakable
30. Black Cat
31. Runaway
32. Alright
33. Every Time
34. You Want This
35. I Want You
36. State of the World
37. No Sleeep
38. Son Of A Gun
39. Velvet Rope
40.  Lonely

Top 5 Albums

1. Control
2. Rhythm Nation 1814
3. Janet
4. Velvet Rope
5. Unbreakable



Thursday, August 20, 2020

Playlist for 8/20

Prince - Unreleased Music (YouTube Playlist)
Bruce Springsteen: From My Home To Yours (SiriusXM Radio Show)
Jamie Wyatt - Sweet Mess
Groovy Hillbilly Party (Spotify Playlist)
Numero 9: Country Funk (Spotify Playlist)
Soul of the Memphis Boys - Various
This Is Charlie Daniels (Spotify)
Ray Wylie Hubbard - Co-Starring
Paul Weller - On Sunset

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

My Favorite Podcasts (Summer 2020)

If we're not in the Golden Age of Podcasts, than we are getting there.  The boom of podcasting coincided with the boom of the smartphone.  More podcasts keep popping up everyday.  Which brings up the topic of time.  How many podcasts you subscribe too, and how to find the time to listen.  For me, finding the time is always a challenge.  Between music listening, TV viewing and life itself, making room for another listening experience has proven a challenge.  Which is why I scroll through many of my subscribed podcasts and pick out the topics that interest me the most for that week (most podcasts are weekly, some bi-weekly, rarely monthly).

Below are a list of the Podcasts I subscribe to as of this post.  Some are more essential listens than others, but all are worth checking in on:

And It Don't Stop
Bizarre Albums
Bob Lefsetz Podcast
Come to the Sunshine
Coverville
Deep Dive: An AllMusicBooks Podcast
Digging Deep with Robert Plant
Downtown Soulville
Eddie Trunk Podcast
Elvis the Ultimate Fan Channel
For the Record: The 70's
Freight Train Boogie
Good Ol' Grateful Deadcast
Hall Watchers
Heat Rocks
Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin
Hit Parade
If The Shoe Fits
Immaletyoufinish
Indiecast
Jungle Room
Late Era
Le Show with Harry Shearer
Let It Roll
Michelle Obama Podcast
Music History Project
My Classic Soul
My Favorite Album with Jeremy Dylan
Old Time Rock n Roll
Opus
Pitchfork Revue
Popcast New York Times
Prince Official Podcast
Professional Left Podcast
Rivals: Music's Greatest Feuds
Rock Solid
Rockabilly & Blues Radio Hour
Rolling Stone Music Now
Song Exploder
Soul Sides Sidebar
Sound Expertise
Sound Opinions
Speed of Sound with Steve Greeberg
Sports Illustrated Media Podcast
Stairway to Heaven
Talking Elvis Podcast
Walking the Floor with Chris Shiflett
Wheels Off with Rhett Miller
Who Cares About the Rock Hall?
WTF with Marc Maron


Sunday, August 16, 2020

Playlist for 8/16 (Special Elvis Presley Edition)

Elvis The Ultimate Fan Channel (Weekly/Bi-weekly Podcast)
Mystery Train (1989 Movie)
Elvis Presley - As Recorded at Boston Garden '71
Elvis Presley - That's The Way It Is (Alternate Album)
Elvis Presley & The Stamps - 1972 Gospel Session
Elvis Presley - Nashville 1970
Elvis Presley - Nashville Ballads 60-67
Elvis Presley - Studio B Nashville Outtakes (61-64)
Elvis Presley - 60's Alternate Takes

Friday, August 14, 2020

Playlist for 8/14

Jessie Ware - What's Your Pleasure
Lianne LaHavas - s/t
CeeLo Green - Is Thomas Callaway
Streets - None of Us Are Getting Out of This Life Alive
We Insist (NPR Playlist)
High Fidelity (Hulu TV Series)
William Tyler - Music From First Cow
Corb Lund - Agricultural Tragic
Clem Snide - Forever Just Beyond

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Missing From Country Music Hall of Fame (Updated 2020 Inductees)

The 2020 Country Hall inductees were announced today: Marty Stuart (Modern Era), Hank Williams Jr. (Veterans Era), Dean Dillon (Songwriter).
                                                                              
The process to get into the Country Hall is explained here . In short: One act is chosen from 3 categories every year: Veterans Era (40 years after achieving "national prominence").  Modern Era (20 years after achieving "national prominence").   Non-Performer, Songwriter and Recording/Touring Musician categories rotate every 3 years.

Below are a list of artists, session musicians, songwriters, producers, etc., that have yet to be inducted as of 2020.

Al Dexter
Anne Murray
Asleep At The Wheel
Billy Joe Shaver
Bob McDill
Buddy Emmons
Buddy Killen
Carson Robison
Carter Sisters
Charlie Rich
Clint Black
Crystal Gayle
Curly Putnam
Dallas Frazier
Don Rich
Doug Sahm
Dwight Yoakam
Eddie Rabbitt
Flatlanders (Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely, Butch Hancock)
Freddy Fender
Garth Fundis
Gary Stewart
Gene Watson
Gram Parsons
Guy Clark
Hank Garland
Hugh Prestwood
Jerry Douglas
Jerry Jeff Walker
Jerry Kroon
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jimmy Capps
Jimmy Martin
John Anderson
John Hughey
Johnny Horton
Johnny Paycheck
Johnny Rodriguez
Judds
June Carter Cash
Keith Whitley
Kenny Chesney
Lesley Riddle
Linda Martell
Linda Ronstadt
Lloyd Green
Lynn Anderson
Mac McAnally
Maddox Brothers and Rose
Mark O'Connor
Martina McBride
Mickey Gilley
Milton Brown
Patty Loveless
Pete Drake
Ralph Mooney
Ray Charles
Redd Volkaert
Reggie Young
Rodney Crowell
Rosanne Cash
Rufus Payne
Scott Hendricks
Skeeter Davis
Stanley Brothers
Steve Earle
Tanya Tucker
Tim McGraw
Toby Keith
Tompall Glaser & the Glaser Brothers
Tony Brown
Townes Van Zandt
Travis Tritt
Trisha Yearwood
Vern Gosdin
Weldon Myrick
Wilburn Brothers
W.S. Holland

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Friday, August 07, 2020

Playlist for 8/7

Dirty Laundry: Soul of Black Country Vol. 1 & II - Various
Saint Etienne Present Songs for the Fountain Coffee Room - Various
Perfume Genius - Set My Heart On  Fire Immediately
Rina Sawayama - Sawayama
Hailey Whitters - Dream
Bonny Light Horseman - s/t
Jayhawks - Xoxo
Lori McKenna - Balladeer
David Foster: Off the Record (Documentary)
Beyonce - Black Is King (TV Special) 

Saturday, August 01, 2020

Playlist for 8/1

Starter Kit: Queer Punk (NPR Playlist)
Starter Kit: Women's Music (NPR Playlist)
Taylor Swift - Folklore
On the Road: Tribute to John Hartford - Various
Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires - Live at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville
Waylon Jennings & Jessi Colter - Leather and Lace
Mekons - Exquisite
Beths - Jump Rope Gazers
Don Bryant - You Make Me Feel
Peter Green - Man of the World (Documentary)
Peter Green - In The Skies
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers - Hard Road






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