Help us put together a playlist of the best songs on the subject of recuperationIn previous weeks the RR community of fearless music fans has tackled accidents, illness, doctors, hospitals … but not, as yet, the subject of healing.Post your suggestions below for songs about healing and we'll assemble the ones we like best in a playlist next week.If you want your nominations...
(2 months and 10 days ago)
So what else do you have to do? Crank up some tunes, open the shades and watch the snow come down. If you're looking for some suggestions, the below playlist (available on Spotify, natch) should put you in an appropriately blizzardy mood.
(3 months and 13 days ago)
Stop your foolishness and help us find the best songs about all things stupidHave you got your wits about you at all times? If so, well done, because most of us can be prone to a bit of stupidity now and again. With that in mind, let's do a thoroughly sensible job of unearthing songs on this week's topic.Post your suggestions below for the best songs about stupidity, and a...
(2 months and 24 days ago)
This is the fourth installment of my Spotify playlist series, which highlights particularly noteworthy songs that have come out in each respective month, and April's offering is jam-packed. Spotify's catalog is still kind of weak---Kevin Gates' excellent February mixtape, Luca Brasi Story, only recently got added to Spotify, and only parts of it are available for...
(23 days ago)
The top 10 stories from the weekend include ice storm coverage, a feature on new S.D. Sports Hall of Fame member Kris Tschetter and Neil Young at Poet.
(1 month and 6 days ago)
An Internet search of the phrase “she’s a beauty, that number nine,” yields two search results: a lyric from the Neil Young song “Ordinary People,” and an affectionate nod from ESPN anchor and Spokane son Neil Everett. The 1980 Lewis and Clark High School graduate who went on to the University of Oregon, is known for adlibbed catchphrases as a veteran anchor on ESPN’s...
(22 days ago)
Don't hold your breath – suggest songs about it insteadMoving air in and out of the lungs in order to oxygenate blood – we all do it. But does anyone write songs about it?Post your suggestions for the best songs about breathing before midday on Monday and we'll assemble the ones we like best in a playlist for next week.Each week the playlist will be compiled by a different...
(27 days ago)
Feeling let down? Cheer yourself up by helping us find the best songs on the subject of disappointment"It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful," said Benjamin Britten. "It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love." And if that's not an apt quote to introduce this week's topic, taking...
(2 months and 17 days ago)
"I once went down to Neil’s ranch and he rowed me out into the middle of the lake—putting my life in his hands once again. He waved at someone invisible and music started to play, in the countryside. I realized Neil had his house wired as the left speaker, and his barn wired as the right speaker. And Elliot Mazer, his engineer, said 'How is it?' And Neil shouted back . . ....
(3 months and 10 days ago)
The truth is out there – and so are the tunes. If you know any songs about little green men, share your suggestions hereHanging out with Captain Kirk, flying about in saucers, probing anuses, tormenting Fox Mulder throughout the late 90s … aliens get around. But can you think of any good songs about them?Post your suggestions for the best songs about aliens before midday on...
(20 days ago)
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