Favorite Music Video

Day 70: “What’s your favorite music video of all time?” Wow! I have so many videos to choose from. MTV was there for me as a kid. I saw some of the earliest videos on the channel. I saw video kill the radio star. I saw Michael Jackson make history as one of the first […]

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#1016 Joanna Newsom – Ys

Joanna Newsom released her second album Ys in 2006. The album has only five songs and it is almost an hour long. The album charted on the low end of Billboard 200, but it was on almost every critics year-end chart, except Rolling Stone magazine and Robert Christgau, who seems to hate everything good in […]

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#894 Le Tigre – Le Tigre

Le Tigre is the band and the name of their debut studio album. I am not excited about listening to another band of feminist playing pop music to political lyrics. I grew up with the Go-Gos, the Supremes, Blondie, Pat Benatar, and a host of other strong females and female led bands. The influence of every girl […]

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#700 Sepultura – Arise

I have never heard the Brazilian band Sepultura. I am not a fan of thrash or death metal so I missed the release of their fourth album Arise. Actually, I missed the release of all their albums. I wonder if the name death metal comes from their concert in Brazil in 1991 where six people were […]

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1001 Albums #7

Oh no, Frank Sinatra has another album in the 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die list that I am working my way through. Wasn’t one depressing album enough? Songs For Swingin’ Lovers! has a title à double sens. I will let you figure that one out. It is definitely different than I expected, […]

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