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Set List

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I’m awfully proud of the set I put together on Sunday on the Tulsa International Airport’s jukebox—which broadcasts throughout the passenger terminals. The bit that starts with “Okie from Muskogee” and ends with the Village People’s “In the Navy” and Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s “Relax” is downright inspired, right?

It speaks to me, anyway. But I guess it would.

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Written by Jimmy

December 31st, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Posted in Music,Travel

Top 10—of 2013

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Before I post my Top 10 albums of 2014, I need to do some clean-up here. And post a list of my top albums of, well, 2013. Finally. Gosh, I’m slow. So ashamed!

Because of the, erm, timeliness of this, I’m just going to provide a list: No boring commentary this time. Maybe I’ll do better when I post—in a more timely fashion, I promise—my list for 2014.

Drumroll, please!

10. AM, Arctic Monkeys

9. Bad Religion’s True North

8. Miracle Temple by Mount Moriah

7. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngboni Ba’s Jama Ko

6. Rule the World by Max Gomez

5. Coming Tide, Luke Winslow-King

4. Impossible Truth, William Tyler

3. Like a Rose by Ashley Monroe

2. Christian Kjellvander’s The Pitcher

And my favorite album of 2013 is was . . .

1. Southeastern by Jason Isbell

Honorable mentions: Honky Tonk, Son Volt; Set You Free, Gary Allan; Aheym, Kronos Quartet with Bryce Dessner; and San Fermin by San Fermin.

Written by Jimmy

December 6th, 2014 at 6:39 pm

Posted in Music