Friday, November 09, 2007

Friday Random Ten

Yeah, nothing like a random soundtrack when today's main task is to put the book room (library sounds so effete) contents into boxes.

Lover Man (Come Back To Me) - - - Julie London (if you don't listen to Julie London you should, she is the best torch singer in history)

Quittin' Time - - - Jude Johnston
I Wanna Get Married - - - Nellie McKay
Long Lost Feelin's - - - Buckwheat Stevenson
She Belongs to Me - - - Leon Russell (bootleg from a party)
No Money Down - - - Duane Allman
Rez Princess - - - I Brake For Pow-Wows
The Shape I'm In - - - The Band (live Before the Flood)
San Antonio Rose - - - Bob Wills
Sixteen Tons - - - Merle Travis

Bonus - - -

Tiger Rag - - - Chet Atkins


Blogger Sherry said...

thanks. i haven't thought about julie london in ages. so i put a song of hers up on my blog. just great.

9:42 AM  
Blogger The Minstrel Boy said...

if you can ever find Nice Girls Don't Stay For Breakfast

buy it and put it on a loop.

the final lyric is

and nice girls,
don't stay for breakfast, honey,

julie was an incredible singer. she was one of my biggest twelve year old crushes. me da used to play backing her. and even though her husband bobby troupe was on piano and they were obviously one of the more loving, and perfect couples in the history of love, i was twelve, she was nice to me, and beautiful.

i. was. in. love.

9:54 AM  
Blogger Sherry said...

i can see why.

ah, the crushes of 12 year olds. nothing like em!

10:54 AM  
Blogger seventh sister said...

This one sent me straight to itunes to get me some BW in a format that I can listen to.

Hope you have sme help with that book packing.

1:18 PM  
Anonymous constant comment said...

MB: Just curious--where did your folks meet?

2:36 PM  
Blogger The Minstrel Boy said...

da was an irish volunteer for the RAF who trained in the white mountains before heading off to burma to fly cargo (no way were the brits going to trust irish boys with bombers). they met, they fell in love, they got married in two months, da went to war and came back.

3:04 PM  
Anonymous constant comment said...

I figured there must be an interesting story there...thanks.

5:18 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

that's a grand story!

7:39 AM  

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