Friday, March 14, 2008

Doin' the Friday Shuffle

Been a while.

1. " Sanctuary" - Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
Sweetly mellow jazz.

2. "Opportunity" - Elvis Costello - Get Happy!!
Elvis in soul groove.

3. "One of dese mornings" - Gershwin - Porgy and Bess
I really would like to see a production of this one day.

4. "Blue Eden" - Neil Young - Sleeps with Angels
Smoky, ominous, plod-rock.

5. "The Ludlows" - James Horner - Legends of the Fall
Sweet, wistful piano piece from an underrated score.

6. "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" - Johnny Mathis - Now That's What I Call Christmas
Kind of essential.

7. "Southern Man" - Neil Young - After the Goldrush
The best kind of angry rock.

8. "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" - Louis Armstrong - The Essential Louis Armstrong
Old-school jazz.

9. "It Wasn't Meant to Happen" - Stephen Sondheim - Marry Me a Little
A cut Sondheim song - pretty and melancholy.

10. "Beautiful" - Aimee Mann - The Forgotten Arm
Mid-tempo rock, with a nicely understated melody.

Until Whenever

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