gives Agonists two to post to.:-)
It’s all good. No need to agonize. If it makes you all feel too schizoid, I can take it away until the end of the weekend.
There’s Steeleweed’s Jukebox thread to vent our rage at useless wars.
“guilty pleasures” encouraged in this second thread.
I survived with songs that got me up in the morning- ballads not so much
What about you?
1. Mott the Hoople:
All the Way from Memphis
2. Courtney Barnett:
3. Paul Simon: So Beautiful or So what?
4. anything by the Decembrists: Wrong Year
5. The Chieftains- with the Rolling Stones: The Rocky Road to Dublin”
The Green Fields of France
No more marching for the wrong reasons?
I Ain’t Marching Anymore
Any kind, personal or social, any where, one, the other or both….
Let’s start with two spirituals, as the two different religious stories commemorated this coming week became sung metaphors in the Black American civil rights struggle. Saturday is, as it happens, the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder in 1968.
Paul Robeson:” Let My People Go”
The Edwin Hawkins Singers: “Oh Happy Day”
Tom Waits: Looking for the Heart of Saturday Night
Let’s post away our favorite temptation themed music!
Start it, replace it, theme it, post on it, toast on it
own it, or ignore it …
Louis Prima: The Music Goes Down and Around
After at week at the job…, sometimes you just want to hit the road, the highway, or just the streets…, but not the main streets. I always preferred the
Backstreets The Boss
Search and Destroy
They’ve got a bomb (Loved the Dubya/Blair as Laurel & Hardy)
Talking WWIII blues
And for the Apocolyptic Fundamentalists out there… Jesus hits like an atom bomb
Need a break from the ice and snow?
… Kleenex handy?
… Ticket to Ride?
Fare well, Agonistas ~nymole
Odetta- Love, oh careless love” – a late version
Merle Haggard: Frankie and Johnny
Patti Smith with Dylan’s “Boots of Spanish Leather”
at a memorial to her friend Robert Mapplethorpe in France
The Cars, of course: “My Best Friend’s Girl”
The Pretenders: Pack it Up
Ezra Furman: Anything can happen
Neill Young: My Heart
Pink Floyd – Money
No more war, you greedy, heartless bastards!
Down By The Riverside
Make a living, not a killing.
….Iceland yesterday, Greece today, Spain tomorrow…..next?
We Shall Overcome
Topic exception: Just because song and singer so damn beautiful.
Starlight On The Rails
When a young man’s thoughts turn to…
Post away on whatever appeals to you…
David Bowie: Changes
Tracy Chapman: The times they are a changing (Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Celebration)
(Can’t listen to the Dylan version without getting teary . Chapman steps back a little, later on.)
Joni MItchell: Urge for Going
Sam Cooke: A Change is Going to Come
The Beatles: : Across the Universe(Nothing’s going to change my world)
Radiohead: No surprises
C’mon just post anything…. I mean, is anybody out there?-)
Talking Heads: Life during Wartime
Rueben Blades: Desapariciones (the Disappeared)- sung here for the missing Mexican students
Colin Meloy of the Decembrists: The Wrong Year
( “Eidolon” is/was a Canadian band”)
Joni Mitchell: Court and Spark
Man Man: Hold onto your Heart
Post away in this difficult year.
1. Sweet Honey in the Rock: “Ain’t Going to Let Nobody Turn Me Round”
– Bob Dylan –
The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
– Phil Ochs – In the Heat of the Summer
– Nina Simone – I wish I would know how it feels to be free
– Mahalia Jackson and Dinah Shore – Down by the riverside
Don’t let the ugly overwhelm the beautiful.