Paul Adams Listening Theme 38 – Summer

Listening Theme 38 – Summer

Yesterday at 5:43am

I’m going on holiday tomorrow (yippee!!) and as I’ve no idea if  I’ll get a chance to listen to any online music next week I thought I’d set this one and see what happens.

I simply want some suggestions for songs with ‘Summer’ or ‘Summertime’ in the title. There are [...]

SongBook Video Of The Week: i could be wrong i could be right

Jerry Johnson via Kevin Olson:
good morning all… of song



September 04, 2009

cracker performs i could be wrong i could be right at bluebird theatre in denver colorado on september 2 2009

40 Forever: B is for Beach

Thursday, July 29, 2010

B is for Beach

Here are some great children’s books about the seashore:

Holm, Matthew, and Jennifer L. Holm. Babymouse: Beach Babe!Babymouse, 3. New York: Random House Children’s Books, 2006.

Babymouse is the cutest surfer girl on the shelf.

Wiesner, David. Flotsam. New York: Clarion Books, 2006.

David Wiesner’s [...]

SongBook Video Of The Week: The Bottle Rockets

SONGBOOK FRIENDS Thomas Raymond Hall and Acffh Morst shared a link.

Smokin’ 100’s Alone – The Bottle Rockets 2010-06-11 Madison WI – Kiki’s House Of Righteous Music

40 Forever: Anne Tyler vs. Anita Shreve

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Anne Tyler vs. Anita Shreve
Tyler, Anne. Noah’s Compass: A Novel. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Print.
Shreve, Anita. A Change in Altitude: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown and Co, 2009. Print.

Last week I read Anita Shreve’s latest novel, A Change in Altitude. It’s a [...]

Morst's Pick: Intense Dead

Acffh Morst
Twenty years ago this week, the Grateful Dead were on FIRE. Unfortunately, we came to find out that part of the fuel was ol’Brentski burning and not fading away. But the music! AHH!

This was the show when I spoke to Brent briefly during Drumz. What a second set. Short on song numbers, but [...]

40 Forever:Mennonite in a little black dress

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Mennonite in a little black dress

Janzen, Rhoda. Mennonite
in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home.
NewYork: Henry Holt and Co, 2009. Print.

The Mennonite Church is kind of interesting. Here are some things I knew before reading Mennonite in a Little Black Dress:

*Mennonites and the Amish are not [...]

PAUL ADAMS Listening Theme 37 - Live Aid 25

Listening Theme 37 – Live Aid 25

To mark the 25th Anniversary of Live Aid (13th July 1985) I’m going to try to listen to an album by each performer at the London and Philadelphia
Live Aid concerts*

The only rule is the album must have been released BEFORE the bands Live Aid performance. For instance, U2 performed [...]


GAROD shares a Vic Chesnutt pick….

Garod Wayman
My favorite Vic Chesnutt cover. Back when Ed did much lower vocal…

300 Songs: Nostalgia from David Lowery
Nostalgia- A Cosmonaut Orbits the Earth While the USSR Breaks Apart.

Posted in Uncategorized
with tags Camper Van Beethoven, Cosmonauts,
Cracker, Ivanovich
on July 16, 2010 by davidclowery

Track 6 from Cracker’s 1993 album Keronsene Hat. Here is the story in the song. A cosmonaut Ivan Ivanovich is orbiting the earth in the Mir space station. While [...]