Weekend Jukebox: Hearing or tuning out sounds and signals

C’mon just post anything…. I mean, is anybody out there?-)

To start: political- Talking Heads: Life during Wartime


more: Rueben Blades: Desapariciones (the Disappeared)- sung here for the missing Mexican students

song trans here __________________________________________________________________________________ personal: Colin Meloy of the Decembrists: The Wrong Year ( “Eidolon” is/was a Canadian band”) Joni Mitchell: […]

Weekend Jukebox: “Live Together or Perish”- Open Thread for M.L.King’s Birthday

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 […]

Jukebox: Curses and Blessings

Don’t let the ugly overwhelm the beautiful.

Early Jukebox: Looking Back and Forward

Best wishes to all for the new year.

…done right for a change

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne?

CHORUS: For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, We’ll tak a cup of kindness yet, For auld lang syne!


Weekend Jukebox: News in Music

Weekend Jukebox: “Guilty Pleasure” Songs for Christmas

Originally posted Dec 19. Thread still open for compulsive holiday posters…

You’ve heard Chuck, you’ve heard Keith, but have you seen Sheryl Crow’s Run, Rudolf, Run- with big hair (Sheryl, not the raindeer) and a mean guitar ? ……

Or post whatever’s spinning in your head right now.

More: Alison Krauss and Yo-Yo Ma: […]

Jukebox: Because it’s getting to be that time…

Informal, Pete Seeger among friends.

More Pete (naturally)


Marian Anderson

Weekend Jukebox

Hattip Scott.

Thanksgiving Weekend Jukebox: Open Thread

A two day wintry pause to sleep off or sleep on, before the holiday music assault begins in the global political swamp. Anything you’d like to post, if awake?

  Two below I heard on the radio this weekend: sad stories but great music- signs winter is upon us.:

Winter Time Blues (Big Maceo, 1945)


Weekend Jukebox: What becomes of… ? and other questions

Not sure what the theme is? Make one up…

RIP Jimmy Ruffin: What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?


Nina Simone: “Someone To Watch Over Me”

Everly Bros, Mark Knopfler, Chet Atkins: “Why Worry?”

Weekend Jukebox: Just Droppin’ a Nickel in the Juke…,

horses are fed…, dogs are in…, cold out…, warm inside…, Blue Rodeo: 5 Days in May

Jukebox: Sometimes you really need a song

In a spirit of bitter irony…


Weekend Jukebox: Foolishness — Lucinda Williams

With all the apparent ills and impending doom in this world, our worst enemy can be paralyzing fear. At some point, the symptom becomes the disease. It has afflicted me of late. Lucinda Williams sings a song on her latest that helps heal my wounded weary soul.

Jukebox: Glen Campbell’s Farewell

…but we will miss you, Glen

Friday’s Jukebox early…

Weekend Jukebox: Cleaning and clearing up

Last week’s theme sank like a stone….time to give imitation a shot.

Part of this week’s theme is from an old Guardian “readers recommend” list – they have hundreds. (extra points for not using that as a crutch).

Or post any song that you can’t keep out of your head…


Betty Wright: “The […]