Friday Music

Choice cuts, spanning decades and genres, hand curated and served up every Friday!

April 19, 2019

Friday 286

Happy Good Friday!
For all my Christian friend on Friday Music I hope you've had a blessed Holy Week and that Easter is a time of renewal with friends and family!
This first cut is coming to mind as I write this, and because of a grand conversation with my friend Andre and because it's Easter Season, let begin with Hezekiah Walker and this stunningly beautiful gospel song Grateful.
I've really been digging this young lady's music lately and thought I share a cut today. This is Charlotte Day Wilson with Work.
Little Jimmy Scott was bangin' around my head this week, so I pulled up some of my saved pieces of his and this one just hit the musical spot. This is Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child.
This is Snoh Aalegra with Under The Influence.
This ought to color your Easter Eggs! This is The North Mississippi Allstars with Rollin' & Tumblin'
Finally, I thought a little of Brother Allman would be a sweet way to get to that Easter ham. I was fortunate to see this configuration of player weeks before Gregg died. Play on! This is Whipping Post.
Happy Easter!

April 12, 2019

Friday 285

Good Friday My Friends!
We are having an acoustic Friday Music and were gonna kick t off with a cut by The Smashing Pumpkins for my favorite nephew Collin McCormack.
He rather likes this cut, so this ones for you Brother! This is 1979.
From a favorite artist of mine, this is Paolo Nutini with Better Man.
This is John Mayer doing Tom Petty's Free Fallin' proud.
There are massive amounts of fans waiting for more music from this young woman. This is YEBBA with My Mind.
I've Got You Under My Skin done beautifully by Benl'Oncle.
Love this young artist! This is Lianne La Havas with I Say A Little Prayer For You.
And then we have Gary Clark Jr. kickin' ass with Nextdoor Neighbor Blues.
Mark Broussard doin' Solman Burke proud with his cover of Cry To Me.
We finish up today with Daryl Hall doing a beautiful cover of Gladys Knight & The Pips Neither One of Us.v
Hope Your Friday Gives You Everything You Desire!

April 5, 2019

Friday 284

Good Morning My Friends!
Today we will be doing
"Hey Tim have you heard this one?" These are all cuts from you guys that you wanted me to check out, with one of my choices that I stumbled across on my playlist on Spotify.
First up, from my brother Michael a live track from an artist I know and really like with a current pop artist that I don't know and after checking her out don't particularly like, but she's spot on in this piece. This is St. Vincent with Dua Lipa with Masseduction/One Kiss.
From my friend Chevy and a fun cut she turned me on to this last weekend. This is Me First & The Gimme Gimme with their cover of I Believe I Can Fly.
This is from an artist my youngest daughter thought I should check out. This is Moses Sumney with Plastic.
I was watching Morning Joe while Joe was having a conversation about music and in particular writing and this artist who I didn't know came up for her writing. This is Mary Gauthier. who is also a Vet. This is Mercy Now.
Here's a second cut that I totally dig. Falling Out Of Love.
Finally a group I've loved since childhood, but I had never heard them sing this chart, so I share my find with you. The Mills Brothers from 1932 with How'm I Doin' Hey Hey.
Have a dandy Friday!

March 29, 2019

Friday 283

Good Morning!
So last Sunday I began driving home from Ithaca NY from a Con and having dinner with my daughter Oona and after listening to the first three songs on Spotify that came up on shuffle, I thought this would make a sweet play list as I continued listeing to where it went. Here are a few of the song in the exact order as they played.
First is a song by Hall & Oates that I didn't know and I'm a big fan of their music This is an old live B&B version of Do What You Want, Be What You Are.
From The amazingly exquisite harmonies of the trio of Parton, Harris & Ronstadt this is High Sierra.
This is Motet live with Supernova.
Next came up this beauty by Lucky Chops titled Going Home. How appropriate.
Shuffle brought me this cut of Fannie Mae done by Little Sammy Davis with Levon Helms at the Ramble at the Ryman.
Next was Delbert McClinton with Blues As Blues Can Be. Mercy me on this random shuffle.
Finally, this is Paolo Nutini with a live jam of Funk My Life Up.
I hope your Friday is as spontaneous as this playlist turned out to be for my ride home!

March 22, 2019

Friday 282

Happy Spring!
We here in the frozen north wait with bated breath for the unlocking of the earth and the warmth that follows. I get my daughter back from South By Southwest Music Festival tonight and look forward to all her stories and the bands that surprised and moved her.
Her are some bands and artists doing covers that are moving me for todays Friday Music.
First up is an interesting cover of Wild World originally done by Cat Stevens. This is Scary Pockets.
This interesting version of California Dreaming is done by Sia.
Marilyn Manson with Tainted Love
Here's a really nice version of Stand By Me done by Florence + The Machine.
Civil Wars live throwing down on Michael Jackson's Billie Jean.
Rather unlikely, but this is Metallica covering Lynyrd Skynyrs's Tuesdays Gone.
Puddle Of Mudd killin' The Stones Gimme Shelter.
My Morning Jacket with a live performance of Elton John's Rocket Man.
Jack White covers I'm Shakin'.
Lets just say some great artists are covering George Harrisons As My Guitar Gentle Weeps, including his son.
Finally, Wilco covering Daniel Johnston sweet song True Love Will Fine You In The End.
Hope true love has found you.