Earth to Eleanor

This may not be the place we thought we would end up in

"Earth and Sun and Moon," Midnight Oil
"Earth Has No Sorrow," Vigilantes of Love
"East of Eden," Lone Justice
"Easy for You to Say," Emmylou Harris
"Easy Listening," Steve Taylor
"Easy to Ignore," Sixpence None the Richer
"Easy to Remember," Billie Holiday
"The Edge of the World," Sonia Dada
"Eleanor," Vigilantes of Love

"Eleanor Rigby," The Beatles

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  • Manalive

    Wow! Steve Taylor–that’s a name from listenings past…

  • none

    The top 10, and a strong list it is, IMHO:
    1. “Earthquakes,” Moxy Fruvous
    2. “East Side Kids,” Yipes!
    3. “Easy People,” The Nields
    4. “Easy Wind,” The Grateful Dead
    5. “Echo,” Joe Satriani
    6. “Effigy,” Uncle Tupelo
    7. “Eight Years Old,” Ben Lee
    8. “El Matador,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
    9. “El Payande,” Lhasa De Sela
    10. “El Satanico Dr. Cadillac [version 93],” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
    Also eligible: “East Coast Anthem,” Good Charlotte; “East St. Louis Toodle-Oo,” Steely Dan; “East Wes,” Eric Johnson; “Easy Livin’,” Uriah Heep; “Easy Way Down,” Snowpony; “Eat It,” Weird Al Yankovic; “Eclipse,” Pink Floyd; “Eddie’s Coming Out Tonight,” Night Ranger; “Eden Reprised,” Sunkings; “Ein Zwei Drei Fuck You / Julia Child’s ‘All Along The Watchtower’,” Pat McCurdy; “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik,” Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; “El Aguijon,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs; “El Carnicero De Giles / Sueno,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs; “El Condor Pasa (If I Could),” Simon & Garfunkel; “El Crucero Del Amor,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs; “El Farol,” Santana; “El Genio Del DUB,” Los Fabulosos Cadillacs; “El Nino,” Henry Rollins; “El President,” Drugstore; “El Scorcho,” Weezer; “Eleanor,” The Turtles.
    A special honorary runner-up to “Ein Zwei Drei Fuck You / Julia Child’s ‘All Along The Watchtower’.” It’s not the best of the rest — that honor would probably go to Pink Floyd or somebody — but it’s pretty good, and you gotta adore that title.

  • Steve

    Believe it or not, Steve Taylor is still in my Top Six Desert Island, All-Time Favorite Artists. Its a personal thing.

  • Luna

    “Earth Angel,” Death Cab For Cutie
    “Easy People,” The Nields
    “Easy to Be Around,” Diane Cluck
    “Ecoutez Bien!,” Eux Autres*
    “Ecstasy,” Lou Reed
    “Edith and the Kingpin,” Joni Mitchell
    “Educated Guess,” Ani DiFranco**
    “Eight Days a Week,” The Beatles
    “El Salamo Alaiko,” Hakim
    “Eleanor Rigby,” The Beatles
    “Eleanor Rigby,” Handsome Family***
    *This is, as far as I know, the only song on earth that begins by cheerfully announcing “Pamplemousse edition!”
    **I love the lyrics to this one:
    I’ve got a slot at eye-level
    Like a speakeasy door
    And I know you know the password,
    ‘Cause I’ve seen you here before
    I’ve got something sweet for you,
    And I don’t care if it is more than you deserve–
    I’ve got a lot of love and a lot of nerve,
    So baby, watch me while I take this curve.
    ***Bluegrass cover! And it’s a duet!

  • cminus

    Fred, out of curiosity, are any of this week’s selection the result of earlier recommendations? I remember recommending the Beatles and Midnight Oil earlier, fr’ex.

  • Steve

    Earth Girls Are Easy – Julie Brown
    Earth Has No Sorrow – Vigilantes of Love
    Easter Song – 2nd Chapter of Acts
    Easy Lover – Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
    Easy Love – Badly Drawn Boy
    Easy – Beta Band
    Easy Target – Heart (Presumably about civilians in war zones?)
    Ecstasy – New Order
    Edelweiss – Sound of Music Soundtrack
    Ego Trippin Out – Marvin Gaye
    Eight Day’s A Week – The Beatles
    Eileen’s Song – Burlap To Cashmere
    Eisenhower Blues – Elvis Costello
    El Brakiachi – Brak (From Space Ghost)
    El Farol – Santana
    El Shaddai – Amy Grant
    Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
    Electric Barbarella – Duran Duran
    Eleanor, It’s Raining Now – The Dogs Dogs *
    Elvis Ate Americe – Passengers (U2)
    * Great Song…saw them play it live with a full band just two weeks ago.

  • Steve

    Uhhh…The Dogs Dogs should have been The Lost Dogs….sorry for the typo….
    …and Elvis Ate Americe should have been Elvis Ate America.
    (He might have eaten Americe too, but U2 didn’t sing about it.)

  • Sophist

    Earth Blues – Jimi Hendrix – “Live at the Fillmore East”
    Earth Died Screaming – Tom Waits – “Bone Machine”
    Earthquake Heart – The Dirtbombs – “Dangerous Magical Noise”
    Ease Down the Road – bonnie ‘prince’ billy – “Ease Down the Road”
    Easily Led – Smog – “Dongs of Sevotion”
    Eastern Glow – The Album Leaf – “In a Safe Place”
    Easy – Aesop Rock – “Bazooka Tooth”
    Easy Hearts – Whiskeytown – “Pneumonia”
    Easy Listning Blues – B.B. King – “Spotlight on Lucille”
    Easy Money – King Crimson – “Larks Tongues in Aspic”
    Easy Money – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – “The Lyre of Orpheus”
    Easy Morning Rebel – My Morning Jacket – “It Still Moves”
    Easy Muffin – Amon Tobin – “Bricolage”
    Echos – Pink Floyd – “Meddle”
    Egyptian Rosemarie – Skygreen Leopards – “Life and Love in a Sparrow’s Meadow”
    Eight Cognition/All You’ve Left – Six Organs of Admittance – “School of the Flower”
    Eitan – John Zorn – “The Circle Maker”
    El Morro – Calexico – “Roadmap”
    El Paso Out on the Weekend – Giant Sand – “Cover Magazine”
    El Picador – Calexico – “Hot Rail”
    El Scorcho – Weezer – “Pinkerton”
    El Tiradito – Friends of Dean Martinez – “The Shadow of Your Smile”
    Eleanor Put Your Boots On – Franz Ferdinand – “You Could Have Had It So Much Better”

  • zalm

    “Earthquake Weather” – Beck
    “Easier Than Sorry” – The Story
    “East Asheville Hardware” – David Wilcox
    “Easy, Bruno, Easy” – The Triplets of Belleville Soundtrack
    “Echo Park” – Joseph Arthur
    “Eddie Walker” – Ben Folds Five
    “Eddie’s Concubine” – Eddie from Ohio
    “Ég Veit Ei Hvað Skal Segja” – Björk Guðmundsdóttir & Trió Guðmundar Ingólfssonar
    “Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell” – The Flaming Lips
    “Einstein on the Beach (For an Eggman)” – Counting Crows
    “Either Way” – Guster
    “El Desconfiado” – Juana Molina
    “El Timbalero Loco” – Bio Ritmo
    “Elbow to Elbow” – Shannon Worrell
    “Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town” – Pearl Jam

  • Craig

    Earth to the Dandy Warhols – The Dandy Warhols
    Ease Up, You Fundamentalist! – Solex
    Easy – The Dandy Warhols
    Easy Plateau – Ryan Adams
    Ebisu Rendez-Vous – TTC
    Eddie Walker – Ben Folds Five
    Edge of the Ocean – Ivy
    Edge of the Ocean [duotone mix] – Ivy
    Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell – The Flaming Lips
    El Manana – Gorillaz
    Of those, the Solex, Ben Folds Five, Ivy, and the Flaming Lips songs are worth checking out.

  • Indecisive

    Takin’ what she can get…
    (cut to curiously out-of-place French horn solo)

  • Ray

    Ease Your Feet in the Sea – Belle & Sebastian (meeting the B&S quota right out of the box)
    Easy Way Out – Elliott Smith
    Easy Way to Cry – David Gray
    Ed is Dead – Pixies
    Eight Days a Week – The Beatles
    El Cid – Leftfield
    El Condor Pasa – Simon and Garfunkel
    El Manana – Gorillaz
    Eleanor Rigby – Beatles

  • Thlayli

    “East of Eden”, Big Country
    “Eight Miles High”, the Byrds
    “Eleanor”, the Turtles

  • Indiana Joe

    Earth My Body – Various Artists, Circle Of Women
    Earthrise/Return – Mannheim Steamroller, Fresh Aire V
    East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon) – Wynton Marsalis, Standard Time Vol.2
    East St. Louis Toodle-O – Duke Ellington, This Is Jazz
    East Virginia – Buell Kazee, Anthology Of American Folk Music
    Easy To Love – Charlie Parker, The Charlie Parker Gold Collection
    Easy To Love – Ella Fitzgerald,The Cole Porter Songbook, Vol. 2
    Echoes From The Snowball Club – Ophelia Ragtime Orchestra, A Century Of Ragtime
    Eclipse – Pink Floyd, Dark Side Of The Moon
    Edi Be Thu, Heven-Queenë – Sequentia, English Songs Of The Middle Ages
    Edi Be Thu, Heven-Queenë (Instrum.) – Sequentia, English Songs Of The Middle Ages
    Egmont Overture, Op. 84 – Royal Promenade Orchestra; Alfred Gehardt (Beethoven), Symphony #5 in C Minor, Overtures
    Egmont Overture, Op. 84 – Alfred Scholz; London Philharmonic Orchestra (Beethoven), Masters Of Classical Music
    Eight Days A Week, – The Beatles, 1
    Eighteen – Pat Metheny Group, Offramp
    Eileen Curran/Lománach Cross/Billy Brocker’s/Miss Thornton’s Reel – Mary Bergin, Feadóga Stáin 2
    Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 – Ein Deutsches Requiem, Brahms, Johannes
    Eisbärentanz – Wolgemut, Schauspeluden II
    Ekun Rere – I.K. Dairo, Xenophile: Music For A Changing World
    El Amor De Mi Vida – Warren Zevon, The Wind
    El Mirlo – La Musgaña, Xenophile: Music For A Changing World
    El Paso – Marty Robbins, The Rose & The Briar: Death, Love And Liberty In The American Ballad
    Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles, 1
    Eleanor Rigby (Strings Only) – The Beatles, Anthology 2

  • JET

    Dr. Octagon – Earth People
    Madlib – Earth Sounds
    Peter Hammill – Earthbound
    Public Image Limited – Ease
    The Meters – Ease Back
    Robert Plant – Easily Lead
    Edwin Starr – Easin’ in
    Prince – East
    Simple Minds – East At Easter
    Das FX – East Coast
    Godspeed You! Black Emperor – East Hastings
    Big Country – East of Eden
    Kenyon Hopkins – East Side – West Side
    Steely Dan – East St. Louis Toodle-oo
    Pallas – East West
    The Blue Nile – Easter Parade
    Robert Fripp – Easter Sunday
    XTC – Easter Theatre
    The Residents – Easter Woman
    Thomas Dolby – Eastern Bloc (Sequel to Europa and the Pirate Twins)
    Yes – Eastern Number (Early Version of Awaken)
    Patrick Moraz & Bill Bruford – Eastern Sundays
    Theatre of Hate – Eastworld
    Bernard Purdie – Easy
    Faith No More – Easy
    Last Laugh – Easy
    Eddie Jobson – Easy For You To Say
    King Crimson – Easy Money
    Amon Tobin – Easy Muffin
    The High Llamas – Easy Rod
    Orbital – Easy Serv
    Peter Hammill – Easy to slip away
    Oceansize – Eat ‘Em Up Worms Hero (Live Cardiacs Cover)
    Cardiacs – Eat It Up Worms Hero
    Kate Bush – Eat The Music
    Sparks – Eaten by the Monster of Love
    Jerry Goldsmith – Eaters of the Dead
    Reuben – Eating Only Apples
    Van Der Graaf Generator – Eavy Mate
    Propellerheads – Echo and Bounce
    Vangelis – Echoes
    Govinda – Eclipse
    Talvin Singh – Eclipse
    New Order – Ecstasy
    John Barry – Ecstasy!
    Ulf Söderberg – Ecuatoria
    It’s Immaterial – Ed’s Funky Diner
    Talk Talk – Eden
    Cardiacs – Eden On The Air
    The Jeevas – Edge of the World
    Gentle Giant – Edge of Twilight
    The Loch Ness Mouse – Edgerton Underwater Strobe Camera
    Art of Noise – Edited
    Danny Elfman – Edward Scissorhands Theme
    The Divine Comedy – Edward The Confessor
    Eels Feat. Automator, Prince Paul – My Descent Into Madness
    David Holmes – Effectin
    Syd Barrett – Effervescing Elephant
    Lalo Schifrin – Egg Eating Contest
    Beastie Boys – Egg Man
    Mansun – Egg Shaped Fred
    Jansen/Barbieri/Karn – Ego Dance
    Future Sound of London – Egypt
    Kate Bush – Egypt
    Dudley Simpson – Egyptian Expedition/TARDIS Attacked
    Allan Holdsworth – Eidolon
    Ted Gärdestad – Eiffeltornet
    Mew – Eight Flew Over, One Was Destroyed
    David Bowie – Eight Line Poem
    Killing Joke – Eighties
    Esbjörn Svensson Trio – Eighty-eight Days in My Veins
    Bruford – Either End of August
    Kumar Sanu – Ek Ladki Ko Dekha
    Lucky Ali – Ek Pai Ka Jeena
    Kishore Kumar – Ek Sawal Hai
    Magma – Ek Sun Da Zess
    Amon Tobin – El Cargo
    Esquivel – El Carro del Sol
    Amon Tobin – El Chimi
    Danger Doom – El Chupa Nibre
    Arcadia – El Diablo
    Johnny Pate – El Jardia
    Ennio Morricone – El Mercenario
    Jethro Tull – El Niño
    Los Sampler’s – El Nuevo New Looks Son Chueco Cerebral
    Lalo Schifrin – El Patio
    Athlete – El Salvador
    The Future Sound Of London – Elaborate Burn
    Yes – Eleanor Rigby
    Jellyfish – Eleanor Rigby