Weekly MP3s


I Wish It Was Christmas Today by Julian Casablancas

MP3I share an MP3 from my collection every Wednesday. You have seven days to grab this week's MP3. Please right-click your mouse and select "Save Link As..." or "Save target as..." so you can download it to your PC before playing.

play Julian Casablancas - I Wish It Was Christmas Today
It's December, so it's time to share the cooler Christmas songs each Wednesday.

This is a cool cover of a song that originally aired on SNL of all places. Julian Casablancas is the most excellent lead singer of The Strokes. Throw this one on your holiday playlist.

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Headstones - Cubically Contained

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play Headstones - Cubically Contained
When I wrote about songs with swears that got played on the radio, I forgot about the Headstones' "Cubically Contained".

There's a powerful little line about "those paranoid little fuckers" that used to air unedited during the day. I don't know if they're censoring it now or not. I hope not.

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Another Body Murdered - Faith No More and Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.

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play Another Body Murdered - Faith No More and Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.
One of my favourite albums of the 1990s was the Judgment Night soundtrack. The premise was simple and awesome. Rock bands joined rap acts to create hybrid tunes. As a rock fan and a rap fan, I loved the results.

This is one of my favourite cuts from the album.

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Captian Lou Albano - Captain Lou's History of Music

MP3I share an MP3 from my collection every Wednesday. You have seven days to grab this week's MP3. Please right-click your mouse and select "Save Link As..." or "Save target as..." so you can download it to your PC before playing.

play Captian Lou Albano - Captain Lou's History of Music
Picking this week's MP3 was easy. A slam dunk, really.

Earlier today, we lost Captain Lou Albano. In 1985, I worshipped The Wrestling Album. I had it on cassette and played it all the time. I loved the tunes and the banter by Vince McMahon, Mean Gene Okerlund and Jesse "The Body" Ventura between songs. One of the best songs was "Captain Lou's History of Music" by Captain Lou Albano and George "The Animal" Steele. It was also produced by Cyndi Lauper under the pseudonym "Mona Flambé".

It's hard to believe this is what I was listening to 25 years ago...

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Doug and the Slugs - Making it Work

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Doug and the Slugs - Making it Work
Listening to Canadian Top 40 radio in the early 80s means hearing a lot of Doug and the Slugs.

Doug and the Slugs were a Vancouver based group, which meant they were CanCon. They had a string of hits, including "Too Bad", "Day By Day" and this catchy little number, "Making it Work".

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Pearl Jam - Got Some

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Pearl Jam - Got Some
One of my favourite songs on Pearl Jam's new Backspace album is "Got Some".

Enjoy.

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What A Wonderful Surprise (Louis Armstrong vs Radiohead)

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What A Wonderful Surprise (Louis Armstrong vs Radiohead)
By someone named Overdub, this mashup is extraordinary. It's Radiohead's "No Surprises" with Louis Armstrong's "What A Wonderful World".

You will love this. Trust me.

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12" Version of Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream) for Mike from Lowville and You

MP3A couple of days ago I shared the MP3 of The Icicle Works' "Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream)".

Andrew chimed in with this comment:

There's a 12" remix of this song that I have from a collection called "Classic Alternatives." It's a 4 disc set with lots of great remixes and 12" remixes. The version that's on the compliation is one of the best 12" out there... at least from what I can remember from my radio and DJ'ing years.

Mike from Lowville followed with this comment:

Andrew, I've been trying to get that for years.....with no luck!

Andrew then sent the MP3 to me and I'm sharing it here for Mike from Lowville and you. Enjoy.

The Icicle Works - Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream) 12 inch Remix

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The Icicle Works - Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream)

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The Icicle Works - Birds Fly (Whisper To A Scream)
These guys were named after the 1960 short story "The Day The Icicle Works Closed" by science fiction author Frederik Pohl. This is my favourite song from them, released in 1984.

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Dead Kennedys - Holiday in Cambodia

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Dead Kennedys - Holiday in Cambodia
Before you cry blasphemy, the name Dead Kennedys is not meant to insult anyone's death, as Jello Biafra said, it's "to bring attention to the end of the American Dream".

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