Valentines to Veronica

We never have enough / time to show our love “Valentine’s Day,” Bruce Springsteen “Valentine’s Day,” Linkin Park “Valentino,” Diane Birch “Valerie,” Mightyhead “Valparaiso,” Sting “Vampire,” Antsy Pants “Vampiresa Mujer,” Jonathan Richman “Vapour Trail,” Ride “Venezuela,” Randy Stonehill “Ventilator Blues,”  The Rolling Stones “Verdi Cries,” 10,000 Maniacs “Veronica,” Dust Poets “Veronica,” Elvis Costello “Verdi Cries” [Read More...]

Up to Us

it’s got nothing to do with you … “Up,” Ticklepenny Corner “Up Above My Head,” Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson “Up Against the Glass,” The Botticellis “Up All Night,” Green “Up Around the Bend,” Creedence Clearwater Revival “Up in This (Blood on the Banjo Remix),” Don McCloskey “Up the Hill Backwards,” David Bowie “Up the [Read More...]

Take me

I’d like to explain what has happened to me / So it doesn’t happen to you … “Take Me Away,” Avril Lavigne “Take Me Back,” Randy Newman “Take Me Back,” Van Morrison “Take Me Back to Love Canal,” Chagall Guevara “Take Me (Back) To You,” Cracker “Take Me Down to the Infirmary,” Cracker “Take Me [Read More...]

Saturday-Saving Grace

Wherever I am welcome is where I’ll be … “Saturday,” Marc Broussard “Saturday Afternoon,” Green “Saturday as Usual,” Bright Eyes “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting,” Elton John “Saturday Sun,” Crowded House “Savage,” Eurythmics “Save Me,” Aimee Mann “Save Me,” Marc Broussard “Save Me,” Queen “Saved,” The Mighty Clouds of Joy “Saving Grace,” Aaron Neville “Saving [Read More...]


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...]