ThisSmallPlanet.com Cool New Music Playlist January & February 2023
King Tuff.Smalltown Stardust.
Iggy Pop. Everyday Loser.
John Cale. Mercy. He brought the viola to The Velvet Underground in the 60s and is still making revolutionary music today.
The C.I.A. Surgery Channel. Feat Ty Segall on guitar and (his wife) Denée Segall on vocals.
Helvetia. You Shot Past the Moon Scapegoat.
Belle & Sebastian. Late Developers.
Margo Price. Strays.
Anti-Flag. Lies They Tell Our Children.
The Coral Sea. Golden Planet Sky.
Siv Jakobsen. Gardening.
Erik Vincent Huey. Appalachian Gothic.
Kevin Morby. Music From 'Montana Story'. A movie soundtrack with several instrumentals but a few cool songs inc. a cover of "One Paper Kid", popularized by Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson, sung by Kevin with his partner Kate of Waxahatchee.
boygenius (Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker) "$20"/"Emily I'm Sorry"/"True Blue". Three singles surprise released from the record, their debut LP, out March 31st.
Sudan Archives. "Selfish Soul". This has been out for a minute but it has now wormed its way into my brain through my ears and now it's there and it's not going anywhere.
Andrea Prichett. "The Avenue". This kind, insightful Berkeley educator/artist/activist has been a friend since the anti-apartheid movement in the 1980s. Here's her take on Berkeley's famed Telegraph Avenue. Available on Bandcamp.
Y La Bamba. "Dibujos De Mi Alma".
The Specials. "Message To You Rudy" (1979). Terry Hall, Rest In Peace
Dandy Livingstone. "Rudy A Message To You" (1967). The original.
Peter Gabriel. "Panopticom" (Bright Side Mix feat Brian Eno).
David Bowie. "Looking For A Friend" (1971).
Jeff Beck. "Shape Of Things" (1968). RIP Jeff Beck at his best here with Rod Stewart & Ron Wood.
Donovan. "Barabajagal" (1969) feat Jeff Beck on guitar, Groovy.
Paul McCartney. The 7" Singles. So nice to hear Paul solo classics like: "Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey", "Give Ireland Back To The Irish", "Hi, Hi, Hi", "Live And Let Die", "Jet", "Helen Wheels", "Let Me Roll It", "Band On The Run", and "Mull Of Kintyre".
Howlin' Wolf. Live In Bremen 1964.
Cheap Trick. Live At The Whiskey 1977.
Elvis Presley. Las Vegas Hilton Presents Elvis - Opening Night 1972.
The Velvet Underground. Le Bataclan '72. A one-off reunion concert in Paris in 1972 feat Lou Reed, Nico, and John Cale.
Steve Miller Band. At The Record Plant 1973 (live in the studio).
James Gang. Everything Is Hazy (Live, Paris '71). Feat. Joe Walsh future guitarist for The Eagles doing the classic "Walk Away" and never sounding better.
Various Artists. Before Bob Dylan: 100 Songs. Stunning collection of some of the folk, blues, gospel, country and rock traditional artists who influenced Bob Dylan inc. Woody Guthrie, Reverend Gary Davis, Lead Belly, Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, and Memphis Minnie.