Sunday, November 29, 2009

Ear Candy Update for Nov. 29, 2009

The Unbutton-Your-Bloated-Pants, Post-Thanksgiving Edition

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The Ear Candy Update is thankful for Humbucking pickups and Marshall amplifiers, Leo Fender and Les Paul, the lost chord and the busted E string, for honking saxaphones, the Hammond B3 and the Moog Synthesizer, the Rolling Stones' longevity, Miles Davis' creativity, Aretha Franklin’s voice, Pete Townshend’s windmill, Joe Strummer’s battle flag, ODB for being ODB and SRV for being SRV, for indie rock and glam rock, for excess and debauchery, for the boogie woogie and the funk, for James Brown’s Payback and Jimi’s sky church electric blues. We’re thankful for the Rock God Power Slide, the Duck Walk and the Crowd Surf, for The Heartbreakers, the E Street Band and Big Brother and the Holding Company. We’re thankful for the Memphis Horns and the Wall of Sound, for Sun Records, Stax/Volt, Blue Note, Chess and Motown, for the life-shattering amounts of devastation in every single Tom Waits lyric, for Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, for Fats Domino and Memphis Slim, for the White Stripes, Green Day, Black Flag, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink Floyd, Macy Gray and Ol’ Blue Eyes, for Albert King, Queen and Prince. We’re thankful for The Byrds and The Gorillaz, The Black Crowes and The Eels, Mastodon and Dinosaur Jr., Grizzly Bear and T-Rex, blasting down Copperhead Road and shitting on White Snake, for the country outlaws and the renegades of funk, for the North Mississippi All Stars and East Bound and Down, for Joe South and the Wild West End, for the Jackson 5, U2, AC/DC, MC5, MGMT, UB40, KMFDM, A3 and Jay-Z, for Uncle Tupelo and Electric Aunt Jemima, for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Big Mama Thorton, for Hurricane and The Avalanches, The Tornadoes and Earthquake Weather, for Cocaine and Sister Morphine, for Long Tall Sally and Maybelline, for Jessica and Melissa and Elizabeth Reed, for Ruby Tuesday and Sweet Jane, for California Stars and New York State of Mind, for the Louisiana Gator Boys and the Tennessee Two, for Nebraska and T for Texas, we salute you. For Angel of Harlem and Sympathy for the Devil, for Last Night and All Tomorrow’s Parties, for the Smiths and The Ramones, for Across the Universe and My Hometown, for Coal Miner’s Daughter and Fortunate Son, for Stormy Monday and Tuesday’s Gone, for Friday, I’m In Love and Sunday Morning, Coming Down, for Stagger Lee and Mack the Knife…and we do the walk, we do the walk of life.

Duke is thankful for, Reuben, Smokehouse, Broke Tow, Ziggy, Junkyard, Wreckless Suzy, Brother Huck, Who, D-Day, Timmy, Wolfgang Von, Ebb Tide, E-String, Lizzy, Zorba, Cake Batter, Momma Blue Eyes, Squatch, Feets, Indian Evel, Top Hat and Boxcars Wilbury.

And a very special happy birthday wish to Ms. Foxy Shazam.

The tracks:
NY to Tokyo - Antipop Consortium
No One Said This Would Be Easy - The Postmarks
Summertime - Girls
Silver Trembling Hands - The Flaming Lips
Oceans In The Way - Dinosaur Jr.
Dicey Street Blues - Barton Fink Band
Black Rooster - The Kills
Why Can't I Forget - Blakroc with Nicole Wray
What Would I Want? Sky - Animal Collective
When I'm With You - Best Coast
Elephants - Them Crooked Vultures

If you have any suggestions, bitches, gripes, complaints or praise, email the Duke right here: Dukewilbury@yahoo.com

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