I'll post mine... if you post yours!
I am tiring just a bit of my current play list. I tend to update it whenever I am on vacation. Last good update was July 4th. One of my goals for the year is that whenever I sit down at the computer that I tack a stack of cd's with me and upload them. It actually doesn't take long and iTunes organizes it for me. Slick. As long as I remember where that stack of cds is...
My kids have their current favorites. Leif is full on into Les Miserables and while part of me wants to brag a bit about this I have to admit that he is nearly driving us all up the wall with it. We like Les Mis. We probably love Les Mis. But not like Leif. The last time we came back from the cabin he was a bit nauseated in the car playing his DS, so we agreed to put on Les Mis. Oh my goodness. We finally put a stop to it most of the way through the second complete play. And he was disappointed.
Whenever we get in the car that is his first request, "can we listen to Les Mis?" And my answer is becoming more often "no". I gave him my old iPod loaded with only the Les Mis soundtrack. He has his headphones, he can (and does) listen to it whenever he wants.
But oh, there was that other day a week or so ago when "Pepper" came on. (Butthole Surfers) And Leif said, "I LOVE this song Dad! Mom plays it all the time!" Ok, I don't play it ALL the time, but it is on my current playlist. He was overly humored when AB said to me, "you let Leif listen to the Butthole Surfers?" Yeah, the Butthole Surfers is a new favorite saying... joy.
Skadi on the other hand has embraced rock, both classic and contemporary. Her current favorites are "Say Hey" by Michael Frant, who she just calls simply, "Michael". Sigh, my daughter is on a first name basis with a rock star. Her second favorite is ABBA's "Dancing Queen" and the new favorite is simply identified by his name... "Uncle Kracker". Is it bad that my daughter loves, "Follow Me"? Am I corrupting her little brain to think that affairs are ok and that marriages are unhappy??
My favorites? I have always always been a big Richard Thompson fan and he will forever be my favorite. But Mike Doughty is moving up near Richard. (Yes, *I* am on a first name basis with Richard... or at least in my dreams...) I will always be a Dylan fan. And the Rolling Stones - yes when MTV first came on the air I do remember my mom's look of horror when I declared Mick Jagger "cute".
So here's my list...
Breathe Me, Sia
Bittersweet, Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Pepper, Butthole Surfers
Tangled Up In Blue, Bob Dylan
Radar Love, Golden Earring
In a Big Country (Radio), Big Country
Anchorage, Michelle Shocked
Friday I'm In Love, The Cure
Tiny Dancer, Ben Folds
Buckets Of Rain, Bob Dylan
Walking In Memphis, Marc Cohn
Sweet Child o' Mine (Rick Rubin New Mix), Sheryl Crow
Grey Ghost, Mike Doughty
Lay, Lady, Lay, Bob Dylan
Grease, Frankie Valli
Say Hey (I Love You) [feat. Cherine Anderson], Michael Franti & Spearhead
Steal My Kisses, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Heavy Things, Phish
Maggie May, Rod Stewart
Bubble Toes, Jack Johnson
The Gambler, Mike Doughty
Pride and Joy, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
Come on Eileen, Dexy's Midnight Runners
Peaches, The Presidents of the United States of America
Dream Cafe, Greg Brown
Punk Rock Girl, The Dead Milkmen
I Melt With You, Modern English
The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades, Timbuk 3
You Can't Always Get What You Want, The Rolling Stones
Landslide, Dixie Chicks
1952 Vincent Black Lightning, Richard Thompson
Walkin' On the Sun, Smash Mouth
Stayin' Alive, Bee Gees
I'll Fly Away, Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch
Electric Avenue, Eddy Grant
Follow Me, Uncle Kracker
The Cape, Eric Bibb
Cannonball, The Breeders
Tainted Love (7" Single), Soft Cell
Lips Like Sugar, Echo And The Bunnymen
Whip It, Devo
Pretty In Pink, The Psychedelic Furs
Persuasion, Richard Thompson
Hey, Soul Sister, Train
Let's Go To Bed, The Cure
Under My Thumb, The Rolling Stones
Save Tonight, Eagle-Eye Cherry
Centerfold, The J. Geils Band