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Tune Of The Day
April 23, 2010, 9:40 am
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There’s this thing I do on Facecrack, Tune of the Day, I’m sure I’ve mentioned it before. Every day, I post up (and message to some mailing list type people) a tune. Might be for a reason (a birthday, a death, that sort of thing). Might be just cos…

It started back in November 2009, with a Fila Brazilia remix of The Twilight Singers, and Volume 1 took us up to my end of year charts. Volume 2 started roughly when the new year did, and there’s been 100 tunes (ish) since then. Hiphop, blues, gospel, soul, classical, industrial, roots, jazz, indie, metal, techno, blah blah blah. Still gets a really satisfying amount of downloads every day, and not that much moaning about inbox-bothering.

For the record, the most popular download of volume 2 was Nick Cave’s dolorous cover of Pulp’s Disco 2000. The least? Tragic Roundabout’s Gone Dancing, which is a bloody ACE tune, you heathens.

Here’s the whole of Volume 2:

Eli Paperboy Reed & The Trueloves – Bad Girl

The Thing – Have Love, Will Travel

Sisters of Transistors – Beat Girl

Blur – Fool’s Day

Big Maybelle – 96 Tears

Junior Kelly – Nuttin’ Wrong With The World

Soft Pink Truth – Do They Owe Us A Living?

Digital Mystikz – Walking With Jah

My Morning Jacket – One Big Holiday

Half Pint – Mr Landlord

Professor Longhair – Mardi Gras In New Orleans

The Weakerthans – Plea From A Cat Named Virtute

The Violinaires – Old Time Religion

Roger Miller – You Can’t Rollerskate In A Buffalo Herd

Jackie Mittoo – Rocksteady Wedding

Peaches – Kick It (ft Iggy Pop)

Th’Legendary Shackshakers – The Lost Cause

Marion Gaines Singers – Grandma’s Hands

My Bloody Valentine – Soon (Weatherall Mix)

Low – (That’s How You Sing) Amazing Grace

Ernie K Doe – Mother In Law

Tiger Lillies – Banging In The Nails

Jimmy Conwell – Cigarette Ashes

Honey Cone – Want Ads

Max Richter – Sarajevo

Lambchop – Your Fucking Sunny Day

Sylford Walker – Burn Babylon

Rachel Sweet – Hairspray

High Contrast – In A Gadda Da Vida

The Earlies – One Of Us Is Dead

Cat Power – Lived In Bars

El Vez – En El Barrio

Lloyd Parks – Mafia

Penny Black Remedy – I Won’t Argue When I’m Dead

She & Him – Change Is Hard

Nothing Painted Blue – Swivelchair

The Box Tops – The Letter

Gene Clarke – Strength of Strings

George Faith – To Be A Lover

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Stagger Lee

Asa Chang & Junray – Hana

Gonzalez – Take Me To Broadway

Etta James – Something’s Gotta Hold On Me

JSTARS – Loose Nuke Threat

Link Wray – Batman Theme

Revolting Cocks – Beers, Steers & Queers

Sparklehorse Ft Thom Yorke – Wish You Were Here

Sparklehorse – Sunshine / It’s A Wonderful Life / Sad & Beautiful World  / Someday I Will Treat You Good

Love – Maybe The People Would Be The Times

Faust – The Sad Skinhead

Cornell Campbell – Dance Inna Greenwich Farm

23 Skidoo – Coup

Accents – Spring Song

Dubversion – Dancin’ Up A Mountain (a small soul mix)

LCD Soundsystem – Someone Great

Rhythm & Sound – King In My Empire

Tunng – Bullets

Thee Headcoats – The Earl Of Suave

Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Up Above My Head

Tragic Roundabout – Gone Dancing

Nas – Bridging The Gap

Ute Lemper – Little Water Song

Team Shadetek – Brooklyn Anthem

World Domination Enterprises – Asbestos Lead Asbestos

The Winstons – Color Him Father

Hank Thompson – Let’s Get Drunk & Be Somebody

Scala Choir – I Touch Myself

Tricky Ft Polly Harvey – Broken Homes

Man Or Astroman – King Of The Monsters

Dr John & Mavis Staples – When The Saints Go Marching In

Alien Fashion Show – Detroit Swing City

Half Man Half Biscuit – Mr Cave’s A Window Cleaner Now

Aretha Franklin – Don’t Play That Song

Supersuckers – Pretty Fucked Up

King Tubby – Stop Look Dub / Delroy Wilson – Stop

Orbital – Halcyon

Nick Cave – Disco 2000

Little Kirk – Ghetto People Broke

Charles Mingus – Haitian Fight Song

Midlake – Roscoe (Wizards Sleeve Remix)

Willie Colon – La Murga

Jackie Oates Birthday

Alan Price Set – Simon Smith & His Amazing Dancing Bear

Jonathan Richman – That Summer Feeling

Le Tigre – I’m So Excited

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Hallelujah

The God Machine – Home

Alborosie – Kingston Town

Clinic – Monkey On Your Back

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Just Dropped In

Big Youth & Vivian Jackson – Yabby Youth

Electrelane – I Wanna Be President

Adem – To Cure A Weakling Child

Beck – Burro

Lee Scratch Perry – Disco Devil

Chain & The Gang – What Is A Dollar?

Elvis Presley – Short Mix

Dead Kennedys – Viva Las Vegas

Gillian Welch – Elvis Presley Blues

Elvis Presley – Crawfish – Pilooski Edit

Lavern Baker – Saved

Leadbelly – Black Betty

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