Thursday, 25 November 2021

Red Dirt, Tejano


 


Rob

TBD

Mr. T

Chris Stapleton - "Friendship"



G-Man

Lucinda Williams - "Can't Let Go"

Lucinda Williams is a name that's been orbiting around my musical core for sometime but never really absorbed anything by her, until recently. Finally decided to check out her 1998 album Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, which is largely considered to be her finest effort. Though it's a country/bluegrass record it really struck a nerve. I'm getting more accepting in my old age



Doug

Heartland - "I Loved Her First"

Note from G-Man: "Three Country songs in a row?? A Song of the Day first!"


Dano

Rush - "Garden Road (Live)"


Jonny HP

Michael Jackson - "Come Together"



Mike D

Beck - "Cities"


Beck - "Touch The People"



J.B.

Hether - "Oidar"





Thursday, 18 November 2021

Tunguska Above and Below


 


Rob

Incubus - "Promises, Promises"



Mr. T

Shooter Jennings - "Walk Of Life"



G-Man

Staind - "Me"

Staind has definitely gotten a bad rep these days. If they're even still around. Whatever haze has surrounded the band as of late has made people forget about just how fantastically devastating their first 2 albums were. In a time of rap-infused Nu-Metal, Staind's Dysfunction kept the slow crunch of grunge and the blistering, pain-soaked vocals of true metal alive with songs like "Just Go', "Suffocate" and "Mudshovel", but even the deep cuts on the CD were worth a listen. Like the self-immolating "Me"


Doug

The Tragically Hip - "Cordelia"



Dano

Blues Caraceno - "Devil's Got You Beat"



Jonny HP

TBD

Mike D

Dolly Spartans - "I Hear The Dead"


J.B.

Elliott Smith - "Angeles"

For me Elliott Smith was refuge during my early 20's. I find myself neatly packing away his albums thinking, "That's enough for now". But I always return to the well timed, somewhat hollow sound, with lyrics that clearly come from all the insecurities that I know we've all had. Nothing better than to take a deep dive returning to a sound and space you really felt close to. Happy Friday!




Thursday, 11 November 2021

The War To End All Wars

Yesterday was Remembrance Day in Canada. Some of the picks were made in honour of those who served or are currently serving. Lest We Forget. 





Rob

Three Days Grace - "No More"



Mr. T

Dire Straits - "Brothers In Arms"



Green Pajamas - "Emily Grace"



G-Man

The Pogues - "The Band Played Waltzing Matilda"

Lest We Forget



Doug

The Fray - "She Is"


Dano

Bruce Springsteen - "Mrs McGrath"


Jonny HP

Donovan - "Jennifer Juniper"


Mike D

Terrorbyte - "Hologram"



J.B.

Less Than Jake - "The Science Of Selling Yourself Short"



Thursday, 4 November 2021

Twin High Maintenance Machines


 


Rob

The Tragically Hip - "Something On"

Inspired by G-Man's favourite song from each Hip album list! Great track from Phantom Power!


Mr. T

River Kittens - "Atlantic City"



G-Man

Reef - "Place Your Hands"

Another great song from the 90's that managed to evade my detection! Here I am already 40 years old, still rocking to tracks from the 90's like they were brand new! It's a great way to relive those youthful moments when you're struck by a new song while going about your hacky-sackin' 1990s ways!



Doug

The Tragically Hip - "Vaccination Scar"



Dano

Tom Waits - "Hell Broke Luce"


Jonny HP

Gwar - "Meat Sandwich"/ REDNEX - "Cotton Eye Joe"


You are to play those 2 simultaneously while the ghost of Jim Leahy whips up a shitstorm on Randy's cheeseburger storage gut

Mike D

Meduza - "Tell It To My Heart" feat. Hozier



J.B.

Peter Gabriel - "In Your Eyes"

What better way to start your weekend then with a little PG. Feel free to grab your trench coat, your boom box and blast this baby above your head




Thursday, 28 October 2021

Samhain




 Yes it is once again the Season of the Witch! So us Fall Children here at Song Of The Day Fridays are bringing you some spooky, creepy and downright haunting Halloween tracks! Enjoy the spirits this year friends and take these chilling tunes with you!


Rawwwwbbb

The Eagles - "Hotel California"

Not everyone's "Go To" Halloween song, but I always get this eerie feeling while listening to it! A rock classic and one HELL of a band!! Happy Halloween gang!!👻💀🎃


Monster T

The Connection - "(It's A) Monster Holiday"



Ghost Man

Metallica - "Of Wolf and Man"

October 28th 2021 was officially Metallica's 40th anniversary! So naturally i've got to give a tip of the hat to my long time lads! This is about as close as they got to a Halloween song, which is odd considering how big of a horror fan lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is. I guess they have covered quite a few Misfits songs. Anyway. I'm going with the S&M version of this song. I feel it got a great treatment with the Orchestra added in and can't go wrong with Jason Newsted on backing vocals.



Doug Up The Bones

The Watchmen - "Boneyard Tree"



Dano no No NO NONONO!! NOOO!!!!

Mastodon - "Halloween"




Jonny H Pumpkins

Fast Romantics - "This Is Why We Fight"


Mike Dead

Das Racist - "Combination Pizza Hut & Taco Bell"




J Beheaded

Bauhaus - "Bela Lugosi's Dead"


Prince - "Bat Dance"




Thursday, 21 October 2021

Eleven Thirty Five


 


Rob

REM - "Driver 8"



Mr. T

Skip Marley - "Life"



G-Man

Concrete Blonde - "Tomorrow, Wendy"

In my ongoing crusade to discover lesser known great tracks from so called "One Hit Wonders" I present to you "Tomorrow, Wendy" by Concrete Blonde. You know "Joey" by this band, but this track crossed my path the other night. Kind of twisted, kind of dark, kind of melancholy, all marvelous. I should write a book with all these songs i'm discovering...



Doug

Fleetwood Mac - "You Make Loving Fun"



Dano

Ghost - "Hunter's Moon"


Jonny HP

Gordon Lightfoot - "Sundown"



Mike D

Halsey - "I Am Not A Woman, I'm A God"



J.B.

Thievery Corporation - "Lebanese Blonde"




Thursday, 14 October 2021

Quasimental

 



Rob

Fall Out Boy - "Thriller"



Mr. T

Bacon Brothers - "Hookers & Blow"



G-Man

Local H - "Fritz's Corner"

I love going back to 90's bands and digging through their back catalog for songs I may have missed. Thats how I discovered this track from Local H. A unique, bi-racial 2 piece grunge act from Zion, Illinois. Not sure if this was a single or not, but to me it sounds like a mix between Nirvana and the Offspring! Love it



Doug

Five For Fighting - "Superman"




Dano

Colm R McGuinness - "Wayfaring Stranger"


Jonny HP

The Fratellis - "Rock N Roll  Will Break Your Heart"



Mike D

Dear Rouge - "Fake Fame"



J.B.

G Tom Mac - "Cry Little Sister"

Alright, alright. You hear this and you think "WTF?". But seriously this guy has epic range, plus he's produced and written a shit ton of hits from many bands that made it to the big time!