Albums and All That, Starting with the letter M as in Mike, Part 4


August 3rd, 2021

58 mins 19 secs

Season 5

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Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou [00:25]
"Ancestral Recall"
May Our Chambers Be Full
Sacred Bones SBA-007 2020
Two great heavy tastes that taste great together!

De La Soul [04:20]
"Me, Myself, and I"
Me, Myself, And I
Tommy Boy TB 926 B

A 3-sided 12" single of the classic De La Soul jam. What? 3-sided, you ask? Indeed! Side Two has parallel tracks. In this infamous sample-strong song we can hear Ohio Players, Funkadelic, Edwin Birdsong, Doug E. Fresh, and Loose Ends.

Johnny Cash [08:04]
"25 Minutes to Go"
Mean as Hell - Ballads from the True West
Columbia CS 2446 1966
Gooo...ohhh...ohhh...ohhh... Another fun Shel Silverstein tune for Mr. Cash.

Pink Floyd [11:16]
"San Tropez"
Harvest SMAS-832 1971
This jaunty tune has long been one of my favorite Floyd songs.

Clan of Xymox [16:16]
4AD CAD 613 1986
Mmmm... darkwave.

Blonde Redhead [21:34]
"For the Damaged"
Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons
Touch and Go TG216 2000
Evidently this Chopin-based song is of some signficance to Rick and Morty fans.

Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Paul Kletzki [24:32]
"Dance of the Clowns, Op. 61, No. 11"
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Angel Record 35146 1962(?)
Quite the dance!

Sir Douglas Quintet [26:09]
Smash/Mercury SRS 67115 1966
It's entirely possible that you've never heard the title track to this album. If that's the case, enjoy!

Gravy Train!!!! [30:16]
"Hella Nervous"
The "Menz" E.P.
Cold Crush 003 2002
Hella. Definitely hella.

Aidan Baker & Jakob Thiesen [32:30]
"Dangers Will Breed"
Interior Massacre I.M.02 2013
Two great tastes that taste great together!

Ultra Vivid Scene [41:20]
"Mercy Seat"
Mercy Seat
4AD BAD 906 1989
Waaaaay back in the waaaay back, I would play this song over and over and over again. I was obsessed.

Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters [47:50]
"Mele Kalikimaka"
Merry Christmas
Decca DL 78128 1961 (original release: 1955)
A snappy number from Bing and the gals that was originally recorded in 1950.

Johnny Mathis [50:41]
"Sleigh Ride"
Merry Christmas
Columbia CS 8021 1972 (original release 1958)
A mighty smooth sleigh ride indeed.

The Radio City Music Hall Symphony Orchestra & Chorus [53:39]
"Carol of the Bells"
Merry Christmas America from the Radio City Music Hall
Continental CR 1009 1972
Now that is an ending.

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