Albums and All That, Starting with the letter D as in Delta


July 8th, 2020

1 hr 2 mins 35 secs

Season 5

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Nadja [00:50]
Broken Spine Producions BSP06 2012
Nadja's "rock" album featuring Mac McNeilly of The Jesus Lizard on drums.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers [09:01]
"Even the Losers"
Damn the Torpedoes
Backstreet Records MCA-5105 1979
Long time Vinyl-O-Matic listeners will know tha this is the first album Your Old Pal Will ever purchased with his own money. And that "Even the Losers" has always been my go-to track.

Gamelan Orchestra [13:35]
Dancers of Bali
Columbia Masterworks ML 4618 1952
A great collection of gamelan pieces from the village of Pliatan. Another one from the Djerassi Foundation that somehow made it into my collection.

Freakwater [16:50]
"Wild and Blue"
Dancing Underwater
Thrill Jockey Records thrill 040 1997
Originally released as a CD in 1991, this 1997 Thrill Jockey release does a great job capturing the band.

Marianne Faithfull [20:08]
"For Beauty's Sake"
Dangerous Acquaintances
Island Records ILPS 9648 1981
A number penned with Steve Winwood. One could say that For Beauty's Sake was the production approach on this watered-down follow up to Broken English.

The Human League [23:38]
"The Things that Dream Are Made Of"
A&M Records/Virgin SP-4892 1982
Anyone here like The Human League?

The Folk Implosion [28:58]
Dare to Be Surprised
Communion Label COMM 45 1997
Hi-fi lo-fi?

David Bazan [33:23]
"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"
Dark Sacred Night
Suicide Squeeze S150 2016
Well, if you have to visit Christmas in July, this seems like the song to play.

Pink Floyd [36:05]
The Dark Side of the Moon
Harvest SMAS-11163 1973
Insert rant about classic rock radio ruining so much music through incessant repetition.

Tom Jones [39:00]
"Dime Queen of Nevada"
Mercury SRM-1-4010 1981
If you think the cover of this album is creepy, you should see the back cover. Yikes!

Dave Mason [43:07]
"Every Woman"
Dave Mason
Columbia PC 33096 1974
I'm a little uncomfortable with the lyrics of this song. If every woman is like her, then she's like every woman... and... I... what?

David Gilmour [46:08]
"There's No Way Out of Here"
David Gimour
CBS/Sony 25AP 1077 1978
Hey, turns out I have the Japanese pressing of this album. The wonders of absorbing other folks' collections.

Nomeansno [51:17]
"Beauty and the Beast"
The Day Everything Became Nothing
Alternative Tentacles VIRUS 62 1988
Awesome kooky stuff from North of the Border.

Sonic Youth [55:02]
"Hey Joni"
Daydream Nation
Enigma Records/Blast First 7 75403-1 1988
I'll go with Lee's tracks all day long on this album. So good.

Music behind the DJ: "Clouseau's Theme" by Henry Mancini

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