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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

MP3: Friday Five 10.22.10 Alex Goose, Sunbeam Rd., Secret Knives, Anamanaguchi, and Dexy’s Midnight Runners

The rain can suck it. Here’s five tunes to get you through whatever weather this week’s thrown at’cha. Enjoy thoroughly.

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Alex Goose “Success” from The Blueprint 3 Outtakes free download

Sunbeam Rd. “Waves” from Turtles, Magnets, Animals EP [follow]

Secret Knives “The Northwest States” from Affection [MySpace]

Anamanaguchi “Airbrushed” from Airbrushed (Single) [follow]

Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Plan B” from Let’s Make This Precious

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MP3: O’Bligatory St. Paddy’s McMix Redüx

If I’m going to hit you over the head with the same (awesome) St. Patrick’s Day McMix two years running, the least I could do is add this Spike/Droopy soundbite to kick things off. Be sure to try my spin on green beer, Guinness Black & Green.

Spike the dog “Shilialey” from Tex Avery

Dropkick Murphys “Shipping Up to Boston”

Thin Lizzy “Whisky In The Jar”

Bud Light “Mr Kiss-Me-I’m-Irish Pin Wearer”

Unknown “Finnegan’s Wake”
Library of Congress, WPA CA Folk Music Project

Frank Black & Glen Hansard “The Aul’ Triangle”

Waterboys “Fisherman’s Blues”

The Pogues “On the Sunnyside of the Street”

The Thrills “Irish Gates Keep Gate-Crashin”

Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Plan B”

The Undertones “Teenage Kicks”

Stiff Little Fingers “Mr Fire Coal Man”

Mighty Mighty Bosstones “Where’d You Go”

Them (feat. Van Morrison) “Here Comes The Night”

Bing Crosby “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling


MP3: O’Bligatory St. Patrick’s Day McMix
Classic Toons: Droopy Leprechaun & Double Trouble by Tex Avery
Classic Toons: Tex Avery’s Car Of Tomorrow & Farm Of Tomorrow