Thursday, December 31, 2009

Playlist for 12/30/09: Baby, You're the Best












Zero Hour this week featured as many of my favorite artists, albums and songs from 2009 that I could squeeze into three hours. Overall, I think it was a pretty good year for music, or at least there was plenty to keep me busy and entertained. Having a show on WMSE certainly exposed me to a ton of tunes, and simply planning and doing a three-hour show each week made me consider a lot of music I might not have otherwise. My top 10 albums this year (in no order) came from the A-Bones (Not Now/Norton), Tommy Keene (In the Late Bright/Second Motion), Dinosaur Jr. (Farm, Jagjaguwar), The Tripwires (House to House/Spark and Shine), Jack Oblivian (Disco Outlaw/Goner, Saturday Night Part 2 EP/Big Legal Mess), Fairlane (Light So Bright/ Chrome Heart), Chuck Prophet, (¡ Let Freedom Ring!/Yep Roc), Marshall Crenshaw (Jaggedland/429), Wheels on Fire (Get Famous/Big Legal Mess) and The Shazam (Meteor/Not Lame). Pick up your prize at the window. For other ideas to help you go broke, check out this and this and this.

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He Sure Could Hypnotize - A-Bones
Walk of Shame - Jack O & the Tennessee Tearjerkers
Baby What's Wrong - The Chatham Singers
Gallon of Gin - Wheels on Fire
Kapn' Crunch - Los Straitjackets

Secret Life of Stories - Tommy Keene
Dangerous Boys - Paul Westerberg
Stormy River - Marshall Crenshaw

Nothing to Hide - Yo La Tengo
Hey Boy - Magic Kids
Learned to Surf - Superchunk
Oceans in the Way - Dinosaur Jr.

Willie Mays - Terry Anderson & the Olympic Ass-Kickin' Team
Let the Good Times Crawl - Young Fresh Fellows
Get it Started - The Midwest Beat
Flowers of Winter - The Tripwires
She - Plexi 3

Dream Crusher Machine - The Shazam
Shirley Maclaine - The 757s
I Don't Feel Anything - Dutchess & The Duke
Me Va Muy Mal - Davila 666
Ronald Dean – The Box Elders

Wanna Get Old - Fairlane
Man I Keep Hid - Joe Henry
Back of a Bible - Patterson Hood
Fence - Chip Robinson
Flirted With You All My Life - Vic Chesnutt

Glass to You - Those Darlins
Rock'N Roll Will Break Your Heart - John Paul Keith & The 145's
It's Too Late - Dex Romweber Duo
Dan's Song - Frank Turner

Milkshake Baby - Jack Oblivian
Animal Party - King Khan & BBQ Show
I Wanna Be a Girl - King Khan & The Shrines
Debris - Reigning Sound
Gudbuy T'Jane - Condo Fucks
Thunderclap for Bobby Pyn - Sonic Youth
From What I've Done - Doug Gillard
Steppin' Out - The Bats

This Will Not End Well - Wussy
You Was For Real - Greg Dulli
Wash & Fold - Daddy
American Man - Chuck Prophet
No Mindless Love - Jail
Trouble - Spider Bags

4 comments:

Paul LaTour said...

What, no love for Patterson Hood on your top 10 list? Shameful. :-)

Andy said...

I would have put him somewhere in the 10-20 range, for sure.

Will said...

My vote, 'Wheels on Fire'.

Andy said...

I won't argue with that one at all, Will.

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