• My 250 Absolutely Essential Songs

    10 Abr 2006, 0:13 de Quiplash

    Quip’s 250 Absolutely Essential Songs: Everything from Fanny Brice to Feist, and the Soweto Gospel Choir to the Sex Pistols, with notes as to where, when, who, why, and how they landed up here. You mileage may vary. Contents may settle during shipping. Wear clean underwear and call your mother already.


    1. A Change Will Do You Good - Sheryl Crow

    2. A Little Respect - Erasure

    3. A Love That Will Never Grow Old – Emmylou Harris (from the Brokeback Mountain soundtrack, the song that should have been nominated for Best Song at the Oscars)

    4. Adelaide’s Lament – Vivian Blaine (from the Broadway musical Guys and Dolls, sung by the original “Adelaide”)

    5. Afer Ventus - Enya (I find this an exceptionally soothing, meditative song)

    6. Ain't Nothin' Goin' on But the Rent - Gwen Guthrie (Preach it, sister!)

    7. Akanamandla - Fjedur (From my Lutheran youth group days, South African freedom music)

    8. All I Ask Of You – Barbra Streisand (a cover of the Phantom Of The Opera tune…