Friday, October 02, 2009

Friday Random Top Ten


Ya pushes "shuffle" and ya takes yer chances. . .

1. I Am The Cosmos Chris Bell
2. Rock Steady Aretha Franklin
and another version of Rock Steady Aretha Franklin

Well, according to the Dance Party Friday Random Top Ten Rules, we stops when we hits a song that won't be topped, which makes today a Top Two! But we get two videos versions of Aretha! I like the second one better, and it's faster! Faster is always better.

I love both songs; Chris Bell was in Big Star, one of my all time favorite bands. How can you hate a line like Every night I tell myself, "I am the Cosmos; I am the wind"? He was a Power Pop King! And, of course, we're simply not going to top the Queen of Soul, so we'll end this Royal Shuffle Thang right here.

Watcha listenin' to? Please post your lists in the comments.

5 comments:

Matty Boy said...

Once again, peer pressure from hanging out with Padre Mickey takes its toll. I just went to iTunes and bought two Big Star tunes because I didn't have any, and all the cool kids listen to Big Star.

WV: orksing

You dont want to hear an orksing. Better just to kill them.

PseudoPiskie said...

Finally got mine up. Lotsa classical this time.

David |Dah • veed| said...

I have been in a music funk and not really listening much to my English iTunes collection, just Joan Baez, the Carpenters, and a Contemporary Christian mix of the Newsboys, 4Him and Phillips, Craig & Dean!

I did find these folks enjoyable; The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. They have made the big time as they have recently played a full house at Royal Albert Hall.

Anonymous said...

I Dunno. No George Harrison's "LIVING IN THE
MATERIAL WORLD?"

Forgive me, but I don't think that the GREAT MUSIC
FAIRY is going to leave anything in your Christmas
stocking this year, if you keep up this heresy!!!

Oh, well.

Peace and happiness,
Always and Forever,

Atkins TV & Jack-in-the-Box 434

Matty Boy said...

My week's Random 10 comes from the stuff I've bought off of iTunes over the past few years, either to refill my stock of songs I didn't have on CD anymore or new stuff I got a hankering for.

San Francisco Fan Joe Jackson
Everything You Ever Neil Patrick Harris
Pressure Drop Toots & The Maytals
Bad Connection Yaz
September Gurls Big Star
Money Don't Matter Tonight Prince
Falling Slowly Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
Only Love Can Break Your Heart Neil Young
Everybody Ought to Have a Maid Stephen Sondheim & Stephen Collins
That's Entertainment The Jam

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