Wednesday Random Ten

I’m stealing this post idea from MsP, partially because I am curious to see what the iPod will grab, but mostly because I am doing very boring work today and this will allow me to think about something else every few minutes as I type another song name.

So here’s the deal:

Just start your iPod, iTunes, whatever music player you use, and write down the first ten tracks that come up. No cheating and skipping around until you get the cool songs.

Easy enough, I think. Here goes…

1. “The Letter,” Kristin Hersh
2. “Beestung,” Kristin Hersh
3. “I’ll be that Girl,” Barenaked Ladies
4. “Florida,” Patty Griffin
5. “Heat of the Moment,” Asia
6. “Girl in the War,” Josh Ritter
7. “Mystery Man,” Brisa Roché
8. “At My Most Beautiful,” R.E.M.
9. “Excitable Boy,” Warren Zevon
10. “Headache,” Liz Phair

Well, that’s good, nothing too embarrassing came up, because I know I would have been tempted to violate the rules and skip. But what’s weird is that I have five or six thousand songs on my iPod, only about ten of which are by Kristin Hersh, since I only have one album by her. And yet I get two tracks in a row? Weird.

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11 thoughts on “Wednesday Random Ten

  1. sprite May 23, 2007 / 3:27 pm

    I’ve never heard of Brisa Roché. Any good?

  2. Sweetpea May 23, 2007 / 4:06 pm

    I don’t know; that’s the only song I have by her (it’s from a compilation CD that comes with a magazine I get). I think today may have been the first time it actually came up on shuffle. I did like it, though.

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  4. Shannon May 24, 2007 / 10:20 am

    My MP3 player shuffle is having a love affair with Brandi Carlile this morning…or I really need to get some more songs on it! (Yes, Sarah I’m working on converting and adding the music I “bought” from you, haha)

    Wasted – Brandi Carlile
    Make This Go on Forever – Snow Patrol
    Downpour – Brandi Carlile
    Tennessee – Mindy Smith
    Smile – Lilly Allen
    Happy – Brandi Carlile
    Hard Times (inst) – Steve Baughman
    Life is Beautiful – Vega 5
    Castles – Sandi Thom
    I Hope – Dixie Chicks

    I like this – I’m stealing it for my stepmommies yahoo group. 🙂

  5. Joanne May 24, 2007 / 2:06 pm

    iPod…*sniff*…I do miss mine. It disappeared so thoroughly that I’m resigned to having to buy a new one, but I can’t pull the trigger yet.

    I’ll see if I can do this through the iTunes desktop later tonight, but I suspect it will come up with 10 Broadway tunes…

  6. Joanne May 25, 2007 / 4:05 pm

    OK, so I broke down and bought a new iPod. and my ten, as I predicted, is almost all Broadway:

    76 Trombones – The Music Man
    Public Enemy Number .1-Das Barbequ
    A Little House For Me – Das Barbequ
    Wick – The Secret Garden
    Lullaby of Broadway – 42nd Street
    Barbecue for Two – Das Barbequ
    Move Along – All-American Rejects
    GoodNight My Someone – Music Man
    Scene: Mary’s Sitting Room-The Secret Garden
    Impossible/Its Possible – Cinderlla

    Random my butt.

  7. Eileen May 28, 2007 / 10:43 am

    An odd mix…
    1. When I Look at the World (U2)
    2. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Bob Dylan)
    3. With a Little Help from My Friends (The Beatles)
    4. The First Cut is the Deepest (Rod Stewart)
    5. Rain Drops Keep Falling in My Head (BJ Thomas)
    6. I’m the Man Who Loves You (Wilco)
    7. Falling Out of Love (John Denver)
    8. Louie Louie (The Kingsmen)
    9. Leather (Tori Amos)
    10. Your New Cockoo (The Cardigans)

    After I played this game a couple of times, I realized that I need to clean lots of junk that I NEVER listen to off my iPOD. Thanks sis.

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