07.11.2012   05.24.2012   04.4.2012 

Jackson 5 - I Want You Back

My nominee for greatest video on youtube.

oldies 
 02.8.2012   08.14.2011 
Listened to 80 times

Del Shannon - Runaway

A childhood favourite

 06.30.2011 
Listened to 160 times

Bob Dylan - Girl From The North Country

 04.10.2011 
Listened to 40 times

Van Morrison - Real Real Gone

 03.22.2011 
Listened to 50 times

Nico - These Days (Jackson Browne cover)

please don’t confront me with my failures, I have not forgotten them

 03.8.2011 
Listened to 60 times

Langley Schools Music Project - God Only Knows (Beach Boys)

This is kind of different, but I really like it. The Langley Schools Music Project is based on 1976-77 recordings of a Langley, BC children’s chorus singing pop songs from the time. They released two EPs, but were only really discovered in 2001. It’s very amateur, but in the best possible way.

 03.7.2011 

Herman’s Hermits - I’m Into Something Good

Such a simple, fun pop song.

 03.3.2011 
Listened to 20 times

The Miracles - Tracks of My Tears

I watched The Motown Sound: In Performance at The White House the other night, so I’ve been in a Motown mood recently. You can watch the entire show here (thanks to PBS). It was the most enjoyable hour of TV I’ve watched in a long time. Motown has a way of getting you dancing in your seat. Natasha Beddingfield did the cover of Tracks of My Tears (and got a standing ovation), but of course nothing can beat the Smokey Robinson original.  

 03.1.2011 

The Temptations - My Girl

I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day

 03.1.2011 
Listened to 30 times

Bob Dylan - Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right

And it ain’t no use in turnin’ on your light, babe
I’m on the dark side of the road

 01.11.2011 

The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody

What a beauty. The suit I mean.

 11.5.2010 

The Four Tops - Baby I Need Your Loving

Written by the Holland-Dozier-Holland writing team, and one of the best songs from Motown.

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