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Today is a fun one.

Day 20: a song about or mentioning a location pretty close to you

You get 10, because I like a lot of them and it's hard to narrow them all down to even that.

* 1. "Sweet Home Chicago" by the Blues Brothers (theirs is my favorite)

* 2. "Lake Shore Drive" by Aliotta Haynes Jeremiah

* 3. "Somewhere on Fullerton" by Allister

4. "My Kind of Town" by Frank Sinatra

5. "When the Levee Breaks" by Led Zeppelin

* 6. "Go Go Gadget Flow" by Lupe Fiasco

* 7. "Mercy Me" by Alkaline Trio

* 8. "Closer to Our Graves" by Lucky Boys Confusion

9. "2120 South Michigan Avenue" by the Rolling Stones

10. "Best Wishes to your Black Lung" by Less Than Jake

* Asterisks mean they're from here

Every time I hear "Stranglehold" I have this inner conflict over how much I hate Ted Nugent vs how much I love the song.

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Petition to replace a Minnesota statue of Christopher Columbus with one of :
And apparently there's a similar call for Dolly Parton to replace some losing side soldier in Tennessee, too.

Today's soundtrack is my "Poppy Punk & Ska" playlist 😎

I have a song from a fictional band stuck in my head.

I signed up for Bandcamp to find new music. I stumbled upon something I never would have thought existed - "A Motown Tribute To Nickelback."

I have realized I am very overdue for my next Who album post. The next one in line is "Who's Next" and that one is important to me. Maybe tonight.

Browser-based streaming went live for Apple Music a little bit ago, and I am very happy about this because I can access my full library on my Linux computer now and listen while I work.

I woke up with "She's a Rainbow" stuck in my head, and I don't know the last time I even heard it.

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I have a very complicated set of feelings towards Pink Floyd, but I still have to say that the lyrics to "Time" are pretty perfect.

I think I've mentioned before that I have a running playlist for songs featured on since there are so many good ones. I started another rewatch on my HBO Max free trial, and last night caught one I hadn't before. "Cry" by Thornetta Davis - really loving this one.

S1 E7 of the Sopranos has the best music. It's an episode with a lot of flashbacks to when Tony was 8 or so, highlights are "Mystic Eyes" by Them and "Don't Bring Me Down" by the Animals.

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I wonder how Bob Dylan feels about the Byrds' cover of "Mr. Tambourine Man" coming out a month later and blowing his out of the water.

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Thank you @djsundog for allowing 5000 characters here so that I can ramble on and on about the albums that shaped my adolescence :blobsmile:

It's been awhile so I am back to spam your TL with another Who album writeup!

We have finally reached a live album, which is "Live at Leeds." It was recorded on February 14, 1970 and released on May 23, 1970 [50 years to the day, and I swear I did not do this intentionally!! Seriously!].

I've mentioned this in a previous post, but the live setlist from this time is my favorite. The original album was only 6 tracks and didn't have any of the "Tommy" songs, so for the sake of this commentary I am going to discuss the 2001 reissue as it is the entire set [].

The set starts with "Heaven and Hell" which was written and sung by John. There's a bit of warmup and then BOOM. It starts and it just hits you in the face. I love that.

After that we have a good mix of the earlier singles and cover songs. "Young Man Blues," and "Fortune Teller" are the two covers that come before the "Tommy" songs.

The entirety of "Tommy" is played, because what's a story if you don't have the whole thing? All of those tracks are great live, but I'm partial to "Sparks" as I mentioned in the "Tommy" post.

After "Tommy," we have "Summertime Blues" [which is my favorite cover, sorry Eddie Cochran] and there's also "Shakin' All Over." They close out the show with "My Generation" and "Magic Bus."

Okay so, "My Generation" on here is not at all the same as the 3:18 original release. It's a 16 minute medley of the original track, solos, some of the "Tommy" music, and ends with this awesome heavy fusion. If you're only going to listen to a single track, let it be this one.

The set ends with "Magic Bus," which is also nothing like the original single. I absolutely love this version and can't listen to the original release as a result. It's really bluesy and fun. A perfect way to end the set for sure.

I forgot to say I especially love Chalice's "Who Are You."

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