I’m glad I finally sucked it up and fielded a list - my first time ever! For years I’ve known there is something wrong with me. I’ve never quite been able to put my finger on exactly what it is. NOW I know - I have lousy taste in music. Here are my Hated 8:
Welcome to Hollywood by the Asylum Choir Girl Police by Christmas Flashing Lights by Screaming Lord Sutch Here Come the Girls by Ernie K. Doe Trouble Maker by Arto Lindsay & the Ambitious Lovers Alice by Naughty Sweeties Clean-up Woman by Betty Wright Leroy by Fibonaccis
Lana Del Ray - Venice Bitch Solange - Cranes in the Sky * Alain Bellaiche - Sea Fluorescent Syreeta - I’m Goin’ Left Norma Tanega - A Street That Rhymes At 6 AM The Impressions - Choice of Colors Rita Lee - Corista De Rock The Misfits - Bullet The Jones Girls - You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else * Ike & Tina Turner - Contact High Nazz - Forget All About It
Fredo Viola – Revolutionary Son Mellow Candle – Sheep Season Chris Bell – You and Your Sister The Rumour – I Don’t Want the Night to End Crabby Appleton – Go Back Robert Forster – Demon Days Mary Gauthier – I Drink Redd Kross – Monolith
Solomon Burke - Won't You Give Him One More Chance? Dion - Kickin' Child Max Romeo - Chase the Devil Rayland Baxter - 79 Shiny Revolvers The Bangles - James Lee Michaels - Do You Know What I Mean? Panjabi MC - Mundian To Bach Ke Ice Cube - Arrest the President
1. Yo La Tengo - "For You Too" 2. Arthur Russell "A Little Lost" 3. Young Marble Giants - "Searching for Mr. Right" 4. Tom Zé - "Augusta Angélica e Consolação 5. Left Banke - "Pretty Ballerina" 6. John Prine - "Sam Stone" 7. The Art Ensemble of Chicago - "Rock Out" 8. Akofa Akoussah - "I Tcho Tchass"
1. Al Jones – Come Join My Orchestra 2. Frances Carroll & Her Coquettes feat. Viola Smith – Snake Charmer 3. Desert Sessions Vol. 11 / Libby Grace – If You Run 4. Eliza Carthy – Blood on my Boots 5. Culpeper’s Orchard – Teaparty for an Orchard 6. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow 7. Eels – Peach Blossom
8. Elliott Smith – Waltz #2 (Live)
On the whole, I did better than expected, quite a few very close losses.