• Halftime Entertainment: The Top Twelve Songs at 2:44

    12 Feb 2009, 9:14 de rockrobster23

    Originally, this entry was supposed to coincide with Bruce Springsteen's Super Bowl halftime performance, but I am both busy and lazy, which is one hell of a combination for writing timely pieces. If I was a journalist, I'd be fired. Sacked. Shown the door. But, having been thrown out of plenty of places, I have practice on not letting it hit me in the ass on the way out.

    Anyway, it struck me that recent Super Bowl halftime shows have most often featured older stars with a lot of mainstream appeal: Paul McCartney, Prince, Springsteen (more about him below), Tom Petty, etc. And I started wondering, who of the current generation of pop stars might be playing at the Super Bowl in five years? Ten years? Leave some guesses if you want.

    The Great Super Bowl Halftime Missed Opportunity
    If the Ramones were all still alive, they could easily fit eight songs into the 12-minute time limit, and it wouldn't even need to be a medley. Are they mainstream enough, now? Well, kinda yeah, I think. …
  • 20,000 already?

    21 May 2008, 19:49 de MarioParty3

    Track 20000
    Hank WilliamsI Saw The Light

    Hank Williams – Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
    Hank Williams – Window Shopping
    Hank Williams – Settin' The Woods On Fire
    Hank Williams – You Win Again
    Hank Williams – I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
    Hank Williams – Kaw-liga
    Hank Williams – Your Cheatin' Heart
    Hank Williams – Take These Chains From My Heart
    Hank Williams – I Won't Be Home No More
    Hank Williams – Weary Blues from Waitin'

    Top 50
    1 Leonard Cohen338
    2 Pixies 275
    3 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds 204
    4 Talking Heads 195
    5 The Smiths 164
    6 XTC 163
    7 Minutemen 159
    8 Guided by Voices 156
    9 Tortoise 148
    10 Public Image Ltd. 147
    11 M83 146
    12 Sonic Youth 145
    13 The Who 140
    14 Gang of Four 139
    15 Explosions in the Sky 138
    15 Neil Young 138
    17 Dinosaur Jr. 137
    18 Do Make Say Think 136
    19 Cat Power 135
    20 Sigur Rós 131
    21 They Might Be Giants 130
    21 Paco de Lucía 130
    23 65daysofstatic 127
    24 The Kinks 123
    24 Wire 123