Tag Archive: Song of the Day

Jan 06

Lucinda Williams Is in the Field Again

It dudn’t mean I won’t come back and stay beside you.

Jan 05

The Hitcher: David Allan Coe

January is a good time for resolutions as well as encounters with the dead.

Jan 04

New Year’s Resolutions: East Vassalboro

In 2016, just stop picking at it.

Nov 10

When the Edmund Fitzgerald Weighed Empty

I am of a generation of men who spent their childhoods thinking Gordon Lightfoot’s “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” was the most badass song ever (the ladies in-waiting included C.W. McCall’s “Convoy,” “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” by the Charlie Daniels Band and, of course, Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”). It was only later that …

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Sep 14

“Love Hurts” by The Everly Brothers, Gram Parsons, and Nazareth

“I really learned a lot. REALLY LEARNED A LOT.”

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Jan 13

“Black Thumb”: Lori Carson

I’m truly sorry it went wrong, says “Black Thumb,” but it’s not like you didn’t see it coming.

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Jan 11

Reassurance Saturday with “I’m Not Down”: The Clash

“You’re streets away from where it gets the roughest.”

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Jan 10

“Katmandu”: Cat Stevens

Two 2014 inductees to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame appear on this beautiful song, and neither one of them is Kiss.

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Jan 09

“Renegades of Funk”: Afrikaa Bambaataa, Rage Against the Machine

Like you, every time I pop into the beat, I get Fresh.

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Jan 08

“Space Oddity,” “Major Tom,” “Ashes to Ashes,” “Hallo Spaceboy” — David Bowie, Peter Schilling

“I’ve never done good things. I’ve never done bad things. I never did anything out of the blue.”

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