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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The Martin Ten battle- yes, again

Tonight, I started with 6 songs fighting for the last two spots.  About halfway through playing the list for Laurie, I found it was four songs, and then three, fighting for the last one.  When we got to the end, Laurie told me which ones she liked best.  One snuck in; the other was the first one out.

I do not do not want to expand this list!  But I want to give some of these songs recognition before their knocking at the door fades.  So I thought I'd give you a chance to hear two of the "last cuts".



From 2014's lp Wayne Interest, these are the Tijuana Panthers:


And off the current Adult Alternative chart, here's our old friend Leon Bridges sounding a lot like Smoky this time:





Tune in Friday to see who beat them out- and who's at the top!

4 comments:

  1. Chris:
    While I like the "Nobo" parody on the Bond flicks, I could do w/o the guy in the blonde wig, so I'm gonna have to roll with Leon Bridges (nicely retro for me)...if I HAVE to choose.
    (I do find that girl in the slinky black outfit most fetching, however).

    Rock on up there, brother.

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    1. The car going off the cliff in silhouette cracked me up!

      Leon is so fun because he does "retro" right- right down to the clothes and image.

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  2. Holy crap!!!

    That Tijuana Panthers vid was like the opening credits of a new James Bond movie released in a bizarro world/alternate universe and directed by Quentin Tarantino! That girl is no Jane Hathaway, but she'll do in a pinch. The song and the vocals reminded me of the Pet Shop Boys. Me likey!

    Thanks, Chris!

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    1. God, I have sucked at answering stuff this week!

      Glad you liked that video. Truth be told, I hadn't WATCHED the thing before posting... then Bob commented on it, and I had to go around "pulling my pants back up"!

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