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Time rolls on, and suddenly it is Thursday - that means tonight is Week 2 of the Campfire Propaganda residency at The 5 Spot, followed by Coverfest at The Basement East.
"Tara" by Roxy Music
We begin the brief and beautiful instrumental from one of the best albums of all time (Avalon).
"Two Sad Tales" by Bang OK Bang
The first of two songs in the shuffle from the Nashville-based Heavy Rockers. This is from a recently release live album - Live at East Nashville Underground. It was recorded at The East Room back in the spring. Bringing some heaviness into the shuffle for a Thursday of what has been a pretty crappy week so far...
"The Matador" by Gretchen Peters
The always amazing Nashville singer-songwriter with a track from her 2012 album, Hello Cruel World. By the way, the title song from the album is my default ringtone - kind of a pessimistic view of calls from numbers I generally don't know.
"Time Heals" by Gear Daddies
Another track from the album Billy's Live Bait... "You should smoke those goddamn cigarettes..."
"All the Lonely People Left Behind" by Bang OK Bang
The second track of the day from the live album. I really dig this song a bunch.
"Ambition" by Velvet Elvis
Velvet Elvis were a band from Lexington, Kentucky that caught the attention of Mitch Easter (of Let's Active) whose production credits included the early albums by R.E.M. Through Easter, the band caught the attention of Enigma Records which released the Easter produced self-titled album in 1988. Great to hear this song again.
"Amazing Grace" by Cora Fluker
From the Music Maker Relief Foundation... A stirring and powerful version of the spiritual classic sung by the late singer who was born in Alabama around 1920."Wehmut" by Tess Parks and Anton Newcombe
Our second listen from the album I Declare Nothing by Canadian singer and the founding member of The Brian Jonestown Massacre. Good stuff...
"Physics of Form" by The Vigilance Committee
Time to close out this Thursday shuffle with a track from Exit a Hero from the Progressive rock band from Long Island.