Monthly Mixtape – November 2020


Ten new tunes from November!

Digawolf :: Cry Wolf

Krust :: Antigravity Love

Working Men’s Club :: Valleys

Million Miles :: Dance With Me

Oceanator :: January 21st

Nilüfer Yanya :: Crash

Sierra Ferrell :: Why’d Ya Do It

Ane Brun :: Trust

Sundae Crush :: Good Boy

Squirrel Nut Zippers :: I Talk to My Haircut

Ten Favorite Songs of 1998


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1998.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

Can you believe that 1998 was 15 years ago already?  This is the year I reached the quarter-century mark, shortly after moving to Massachusetts.

By Way Of Sorrow – Cry Cry Cry

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Ghost Of Stephen Foster – Squirrel Nut Zippers

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The Ghost Of Tom Joad –  Rage Against The Machine

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History Repeating – Propellerheads & Miss Shirley Bassey

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Intergalactic – the Beastie Boys

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Jumblies – Jim’s Big Ego

[Can’t find the whole song online, but you can hear a clip here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jimsbigego4 ]

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The Rockafeller Skank – Fatboy Slim

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Tiger Woods – Dan Bern

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Way Over Yonder In The Minor Key – Billy Bragg & Wilco

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When I Go – Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer

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And as an added bonus, here’s Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer performing Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key:

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And my song of shame for 1998: We Like to Party – Vengaboys

What song from 1998 is stuck in your head!

Ten Favorite Songs of 1996


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1996.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

Hell –  Squirrel Nut Zippers

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Novacaine for the Soul – Eels

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The Ocean –  Dar Williams

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Sacre Francais – Dimitri From Paris

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6 Underground – Sneaker Pimps

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Wasted With The Cooper – Velveteens

[Too obscure for the internet. Ska bands singing about Colonial Williamsburg should get more exposure]

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What I Got – Sublime

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Where it’s At –  Beck

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Whoever You Are – Geggy Tah

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Les Yper-Sound – Stereolab

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And my song of shame for 1996: Macarena by Los Del Rio

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Did you listen to anything better in 1996?  Let me know in the comments.