March 24, 2002

078 Two Tall Ones

Named after two tall beers!
  1. Stevie Ray Vaughn "Pride and Joy" [unplugged]
  2. Bob Dylan "Things Have Changed" from Wonder Boys
  3. J. Geils Band "Angel In Blue"
  4. The Jayhawks "Take Me With You (When You Go)"
  5. Ryan Adams "Answering Bell"
  6. Maria McKee "Opelousas (Sweet Relief)" McKee is the former lead singer of Lone Justice. This is a Victoria Williams cover for the benefit album Sweet Relief.
  7. Bruce Hornsby "Walk In The Sun" So melancholy! Such Nineties Drums!
  8. John Wesley Harding "Movie Of Your Life" JWH sounds so much like Elvis Costello it's unreal. This is a rewrite of "Everyday I Write The Book" with a movie metaphor.
  9. Barenaked Ladies "Box Set" written from the perspective of a cynical 1970s "classic" rocker...on BNL's debut album.
  10. Chris Isaak "Please"
  11. John Hiatt "Riding With The King"
  12. ZZ Top "I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide"
  13. Liz Phair "Baby Got Going" a inventive hybrid of the old-school "train song" style, complete with harmonica accompaniment, and a very 1990s vibe (modern lyrical flourishes, synthesizer bassline) from Whitechocolatespaceegg
  14. Pete Townshend "Jools & Jim"
  15. Talking Heads "Girlfriend Is Better"
  16. Smithereens "A Girl Like You"
  17. Wilco "Monday"
  18. Indigo Girls "Peace Tonight"
  19. 10,000 Maniacs "Few & Far Between"
Conceived March 15, 2002; Recorded March 24, 2002