More songs (for an American girl)

16 10 2008

I was going to write about the debate or money or politics or Bedlam Farm but the mojo just whistled right out of me.

How ’bout some songs, instead? (Again, from a few years ago.)

SFAAG: Squinting out the window
Talking Heads: Once In A Lifetime
Gang of Four: We Live As We Dream Alone
PJ Harvey: A Place Called Home
Beck: Where It’s At
B-52s: 52 Girls
Kate Bush: Wow
Paul Simon: The Boy in the Bubble
Waterboys: The Whole of the Moon
John Cougar Mellencamp: Pink Houses
U2: New Year’s Day
X: 4th of July
Nancy Griffith: Time of Inconvenience
Emmylou Harris: Red Dirt Girl
Hem: leave me here
Giant Sand: The Beat Goes On
Peter Gabriel: We Do What We’re Told
Laurie Anderson: O Superman

SFAAG: Handcuffed to arms
Sinéad O’Connor: drink before the war
Elvis Costello: I’m Not Angry
Clash: London Calling
Gang of Four: At Home He’s a Tourist
Beck: Devil’s Haircut
B-52s: Private Idaho
Dead Kennedys: Holiday in Cambodia
Police: Miss Gradenko
Butthole Surfers: Pepper
Midnight Oil: Put Down that Weapon
PJ Harvey: This Mess We’re In
Belly: Full Moon, Empty Heart
Ani DiFranco: not a pretty girl
T-Bone Burnett: Humans From Earth
REM: Welcome to the Occupation
David Bowie: Young Americans
Sam Roberts: brother down
Aretha Franklin: Why I Sing the Blues
Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris: Falling Down
U2: Bullet the Blue Sky

Sleep tight.


16 10 2008