What the L, lets have a playlist

What the L, lets have a playlist

This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letter L.

  1. Lady Marmelade
  2. Brother, Can You Spare A Dime (Bing Crosby cover) (w Stan Getz)
  3. Cold, Cold, Cold (w Bonnie Raitt)
  4. Alone In Memphis
  5. I Like The Lights
  6. To Ramona (Dylan cover)
  7. Les Bon Temps Rouler
  8. Fever (Little Willie John cover)
  9. Twist and Shout (Top Notes cover)
  10. His Indie…

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I tried not to be ZZZ-inducing, X-rated or Qutsie with this week’s letter-inspired playlist

I tried not to be ZZZ-inducing, X-rated or Qutsie with this week’s letter-inspired playlist

This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letters X,Q or Z.

  1. The Dead Of Night
  2. Little Bird
  3. Fox in the Hen House
  4. Keep Yourself Alive
  5. The First to Fall
  6. Suite Motown
  7. Excitable Boy
  8. Your Phone’s Off the Hook, But You’re Not
  9. Crystallized
  10. Dans Ma Rue
  11. Tobacco Road (Loudermilk cover)
  12. Boom Boom

Mike ZitoThe Dead Of Night: A top…

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This ‘letter H’ playlist is a handsome family of songs. And that’s no horse feathers

This ‘letter H’ playlist is a handsome family of songs. And that’s no horse feathers

This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letter H.

Its a max of 13, and I could have done all legends -  Billie Holiday, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Howlin’ Wolf, Rosa Henderson, Slim Harpo, Son House, John Lee Hooker, W C Handy, Mississippi John Hurt … Merle Haggard. But I didn’t :)

  1. Bitch Bad (Fiasco adaptation)
  2. Waitin…

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Shall we have a letter-based playlist this week? OK, votes are in and the ‘I’s have it

Shall we have a letter-based playlist this week? OK, votes are in and the ‘I’s have it

This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letter I.

  1. Something On My Mind (Marley’s Song)
  2. Evelyn
  3. Mouth On Me
  4. Someday Soon
  5. It’s All Right
  6. By My Side
  7. Please Take a Letter Miss Brown
  8. In a Dis Ya Time
  9. Married In London (live)
  10. Songs That She Sang In The Shower

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The letters U and V? This week’s playlist challenge could be polarizing

The letters U and V? This week’s playlist challenge could be polarizing

This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letters U and V

  1. Cucurrucucú Paloma
  2. Gambler’s Blues
  3. Big Girls Don’t Cry
  4. Hot Dollar
  5. I Can See Your Tracks
  6. Just When I Needed You Most
  7. All Of Me
  8. Tin Pan Alley (aka Roughest Place In Town)
  9. (I’ll Never Be) Your Maggie May
  10. Snowin’ On Raton
  11. Still Be Around
  12. From The Sun
  13. Never Met A Dog
  14. Belo…

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This week’s playlist brought to you by the letter F. It’s a Feisty one

This week’s playlist brought to you by the letter F. It’s a Feisty one

This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letter F, so I F and did one.

  1. A Natural Woman
  2. If I Could Only Fly
  3. Boxer (Gaslight cover) (live KEXP ‘10)
  4. Jackson
  5. Let’s Fall In Love
  6. Miss Judy’s Farm
  7. born to be wild
  8. My Moon My Man
  9. It Was A Big Thing (w Otis Spann)
  10. She Knows [Songs]
  11. I’m a soldier
  12. You’ve Got A Friend
  13. I’m So Lonesome…

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This week’s playlist brought to you by the letter E

This week’s playlist brought to you by the letter E

This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letter E. Here’s my bakErs’ dozEn:

  1. Black Beauty
  2. Yearnin’ Learnin’
  3. An End Has A Start
  4. Killing Floor
  5. White America
  6. Crying In The Rain
  7. Aeroplane
  8. I’m A Thousand Miles From Home
  9. Movin On
  10. Asking For Flowers
  11. No Easy Way Down
  12. Ain’t Nobody’s Business
  13. Come to The River

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Making your summer playlists? Don’t forget the explosive, electric, eclectic bundle of sassy soul that is The Honorable South

Making your summer playlists? Don’t forget the explosive, electric, eclectic bundle of sassy soul that is The Honorable South

This 3-track playlist – All I Know, Summertime & Beast – are my picks from their 2012 debut, I Love My Tribe. Their follow up, Faithful, Brave, and Honest, is due out anytime.

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Out of nowhere, a somewhat random baker’s dozen songs by A list people

Out of nowhere, a somewhat random baker’s dozen songs by A list people

  1. What Will You Leave [Weight]
  2. Dream On (Aerosmith cover)
  3. Normal Person [Reflektor]
  4. Aries
  5. Thirsty Boots (Folk Alley 100)
  6. Criminal
  7. I Guess I’ll Get The Papers (And Go Home)
  8. He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands
  9. King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown ( cover)
  10. Don’t Ask For The Water
  11. Isn’t This World Enough
  12. I’ve Been a Mess
  13. Border Radio

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Knock knock? It’s John Fullbright, who’s new album Songs is a lot to sing about

Knock knock? It’s John Fullbright, who’s new album Songs is a lot to sing about

john fullbright songsLIKE A COMIC who has been on late-night TV too often and has to resort to jokes about air travel and hotels, when a singer-songwriter starts writing songs about writing songs, his time is usually up.

Then there’s John Fullbright, who impishly calls his second solo outing just Songs. “When the rhymes don’t apply to anything,” he writes with a shrug, “you write a song about a song.”

He’s being…

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