I realize this doesn’t help a bit / but what can I do what can I do “Real Down Town,” Vigilantes of Love “Real Girls,” Daniel Amos “Real Long Distance,” Josh Ritter “Real Love,” Smashing Pumpkins “Real Love,” Regina Spektor “Real World,” Matchbox Twenty “Really,” Nellie McKay “Really Mystified,” Elvis Costello & The Attractions “Reason [Read More...]


I got no plans for tomorrow … “Quality Street,” Van Morrison “Que Sera Sera,” Pink Martini “Que Sera Sera,” Sly and the Family Stone “The Queen and the Soldier,” Suzanne Vega “Queen Jane Approximately,” Bob Dylan “Queen of Hearts,” Juice Newton “Queen of the Supermarket,” Bruce Springsteen “Queen of the World,” Ida Maria “Queen’s Tattoos,” [Read More...]

Something close 2 nothing

So last night I heard “Give Me Three Steps” on the radio. Nice to hear some catchy Skynyrd without having to try to get past the whole praise-of-segregationist-governors thing. Lyrically, the first verse of “Give Me Three Steps” is brilliant: I was cutting the rug Down at a place called The Jug With a girl [Read More...]

Promise to Prove It All Night

Find somebody itching for something to start … “Promise,” Pedro the Lion “Promise What You Will,” Iron & Wine “The Promised Land,” Bruce Springsteen “Promised You a Miracle,” Simple Minds “Promises,” The Cranberries “Promising Light,” Iron & Wine “Props,” Daniel Amos “Proud Mary,” Creedence Clearwater Revival “Proud Mary,” Leonard Nimoy “Proud Utility Infielder,” Houseguest “Prove [Read More...]

Farewell to the Big Man

RIP Clarence Clemons, 1942-2011, and thank you. [Read more...]

Only Once to Only You

I knew all the time I should shut up and listen … “Only Once,” Maria McKee “Only One,” Terry Taylor “Only Ones Who Know,” Arctic Monkeys “Only the Good Die Young,” Billy Joel “Only the Lonely,” Alison Cipris “Only the Strong,” Midnight Oil “The Only Time,” Nine Inch Nails “Only Trust Your Heart,” Astrud Gilberto [Read More...]

Naked – Nature Boy

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn … “Naked,” Avril Lavigne “Naked Puppets,” Moxy Fruvous “Nan You’re a Window Shopper,” Lily Allen “Nao Esperando,” Kirsty MacColl “The Narrow,” Matt Jones “The National Anthem,” Radiohead “Natural,” Howard Jones “Natural Blues,” Moby “Natural Gift,” The Kinks “Nature Boy,” Nat King Cole Kind of a narrow range there, alphabetically, [Read More...]

Make Believe – Makin' Pies

I don’t want something for nothing, but it’s all I can get … “Make Believe,” Bathtub Mary “Make Him Believe,” Jeffrey Gaines “Make It All OK,” R.E.M. “Make It Work,” Christy Moore/Paul Doran “Make Me Smile,” Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel “Make My Life a Prayer,” Keith Green “Make You Feel My Love,” Adele “Make [Read More...]