Tag Archives: 2011

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Drive-By Truckers – Used To Be A Cop (music video)

Drive-By Truckers are a band that has mastered the story song. “Used To Be A Cop”, from their 2011 album Go-Go Boots, is one of those story songs. The title says it all.

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Jonathan Wilson – Isn’t It A Pity (Live in 2011)

Jonathan Wilson covers George Harrison’s “Isn’t It A Pity” in France in 2011. It starts slow and builds to a point, before they pull back the reigns and usher the song out. This is from a show called Nocturnes RTL, and the host is Georges Lang. I think. Everything’s in French, and it’s not my […]

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My Morning Jacket – Circuital (Live in 2011)

[Ed. Note: Last week, we brought Two For Tuesday back, and we’re picking up were we left off – about halfway through the alphabet, moving in reverse order. This week, we’re at M for My Morning Jacket.] This is the video for the title track off My Morning Jacket’s 2011 album Circuital. This is a great […]

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My Morning Jacket – Holdin’ On To Black Metal (music video)

This is one of my favorite tracks from My Morning Jacket’s 2011 album Circuital. I was reminded of that when it came up in one of my Spotify mixes this morning. Kind of psychedelic, and definitely rocking, “Holdin’ On To Black Metal” has some great horn lines, plus a chorus of female back up singers. […]

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Ben Harper – Rock and Roll Is Free (Live on Letterman in 2011)

“Rock and Roll is Free” popped up on shuffle when I was working out earlier, and I can’t get it out of my head now. It’s a Beatles feeling rocker from Ben Harper’s 2011 album Give Till It’s Gone. It was the lead single off the album, and has a cool animated lyrics video. This […]

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Common – Celebrate (music video)

I’m celebrating today because it’s Friday, I’m taking next week off to spend with my son, and the second season of House of Cards is out on Netflix today. And I’m celebrating what a great emcee Common is. You should, too.

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Erykah Badu with My Morning Jacket – Tyrone (Live in 2011)

My Morning Jacket did an Unstaged event with American Express back in May of 2011. They had two special guests – Erykah Badu and Rachel Dratch. Erykah Badu was featured on at least two tracks – “Tyrone” and “Wordless Chorus“. “Tyrone” is an Erykah Badu track, and Jim James joins her on vocals. He takes […]

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