Song Additions for October, 2009

For a few months, the periodic post about new song additions were my favorites. Life has become complicated recently, and I’ve been unable to research much new music. This will be a pretty simple post this month, with a few good video finds from friends.

Kathy T. in Boston likes “Brompton Oratory” by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Key of C, with a strange chord turnaround in the fourth measure (G#, Gm, F). “Brompton Oratory” add to the wish list:

Ryan B. in Palm Springs sends along a lovely version of “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)”, by Daryl Hall and the band Chromeo. The song starts about four minutes into the video:

I Can’t Go For That, Hall & Oates ✭✭✭

(EDIT) Oh, and I almost forgot. I called the same Ryan B. on Halloween. He was hanging around the Coachella Music Festival, waiting for the second set of the Phish concert that evening. Rumor was Sharon Jones of Da-Kings fame would be joining the band for a complete rendition of the Rolling Stones’ Exile On Main Street. Rumor true…here’s Loving Cup:

Loving Cup, Rolling Stones

There’s a nice series of performance shows called “The Artists Den”. A recent episode features the great Aimee Mann. The entire hour-long show is mesmerizing. One song is available for Internet viewing:

Aimee Mann Plays “31 (Today)”

I added three songs by trombonist Steve Turee and six songs by saxophonist Stanley Turrentine. Overall, it’s not a very strong month for additions, and not all choices will make the fnal cut. Here’s the list:

Brother Ray, Steve Turre ✭✭✭
Rainbow People, Steve Turee ✭✭
Midnight In Madrid, Steve Turre

A Child Is Born, Stanley Turrentine ✭✭✭
Since I Fell For You, Stanley Turrentine ✭✭✭
God Bless The Child, Stanley Turrentine ✭✭
Someone To Watch Over Me, Stanley Turrentine ✭✭
Willow Weep For Me, Stanley Turrentine ✭✭
Watch What Happens, Stanley Turrentine ✭✭

31 Today (Live), Aimee Mann ✭✭✭
Little Tornado, Aimee Mann ✭✭
Broken, Tift Merritt ✭✭
House Of The Rising Sun, Josh White ✭✭
Teardrops On My Guitar, Taylor Swift ✭✭

Can’t Stay Away From You, Gloria Estefan ✭✭
Daydream Believer, John Stewart
Don’t Leave Me This Way, Thelma Houston
Disco Nights (Rock Freak), GQ
Treat Me Like The Dog I Am, Lloyd Jones ✭✭

Left On The Street, Buell Neidlinger ✭✭
I’ll Take You There, The Staple Singers ✭✭
I Was Raised On The Blues, Johnny Jones
Stand Up In It, Theodis Easley ✭✭
You’ll Lose A Good Thing, Barbara Lynn ✭✭✭

Sweet Thing, Vince Gill ✭✭
26 Miles (Santa Catalina), The Four Preps

2 thoughts on “Song Additions for October, 2009

  1. theperfectipodcollection November 11, 2009 / 10:59 PM

    Thanks for your comment, kbb. I will poke Ryan B.

  2. Ryan B November 11, 2009 / 11:33 PM

    kbb -That vid was like my morning cup of coffee for the month of September. Funkalicious!

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