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I had a dream I wanted to sleep next to plastic lions at the door … Crowded House, "Mean to Me" Camper Van Beethoven, "Take the Skinheads Bowling" Sting, "Fragile" Jimmy Cliff, "Many Rivers To Cross" Everything but the Girl, "Tougher than the Rest" Santo & Johnny, "Sleepwalk" Bruce Cockburn, "Wondering Where the Lions Are" [Read More…]

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That Friday Music Thing

put a damp cloth on my forehead … Green Day, "American Idiot" Radiohead, "Creep" (live) Squeeze, "Pulling Mussels from a Shell" The Von Bondies, "The Fever" Sting, "All This Time" Paul Simon, "American Tune" Cracker, "Take Me Down to the Infirmary" Pete Yorn, "Just Another" The Replacements, "I'll Be You" Beck, "Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime" [Read More…]

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"When there's nothing left to burn, you have to set yourself on fire" Ani DiFranco, "Amazing Grace" Stars, "Your Ex-Lover Is Dead" The Frogs, "Not That Kind of Girl" Susan Tedeschi, "It Hurt So Bad" Elvis Costello, "I Can't Stand Up (For Falling Down)" Don McCloskey, "Funk University" Norah Jones, "Lone Star" The Pixies, "Here [Read More…]

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for a buck-fifty and a slice of cheese … Concrete Blonde, "Bloodletting" Nick Cave, "The Mercy Seat" Badly Drawn Boy, "Something To Talk About" Beth Orton, "Concrete Sky" Lucinda Williams, "Changed the Locks" Don McCloskey, "King of Discount Hos" Squeeze, "Pulling Mussels from a Shell" Smithereens, "Behind the Wall of Sleep" Sex Pistols, "My Way" [Read More…]

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And it's the force of habit … Joan Osborne, "One of Us" Weezer, "Undone" The Delays, "Nearer Than Heaven" Hall & Oates, "You Make My Dreams Come True" TMBG, "Particle Man" Sonia Dada, "You Don't Treat Me No Good No More" Lightning Seeds, "Change" Peter Gabriel, "Come Talk to Me" Jon Bon Jovi, "How Long [Read More…]

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Christmas Music (cont’d.)

Sunny 104.5's all-Christmas-music format disproves the Falwell/O'Reilly/John Birch "war on Christmas" theory. It also proves that the Clear Channel programming directors have limited, and awful, taste. In comments below, both Mnemosyne and Andrew mention the Pogues' "Fairytale of New York" as an all-time Christmas classic. But you won't hear that in Sunny's playlist. What you [Read More…]

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what can you say? the impossible happens Radiohead, "Karma Police" Iggy Pop, "Lust for Life" Iris DeMent, "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms" Pedro the Lion, "Suspect Fled the Scene" Adam Again, "River on Fire" Marc Broussard, "Home" Patti Smith, "People Have the Power" Echo & the Bunnymen, "Killing Moon" Elvis Costello, "Running Out of Angels" [Read More…]

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When I am king, you will be first against the wall Over the Rhine, "Poughkeepsie" Dire Straits, "Brothers in Arms" Radiohead, "Paranoid Android" Chet Baker, "I Fall in Love too Easily" Bob Mould, "If I Can't Change Your Mind" Sinead O'Connor, "The Last Day of Our Acquaintance" Prince, "When Doves Cry" Texas, "Why Believe in [Read More…]

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