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Song of the Moment: Over The Cliff

This Jon Langford classic isn't, of course, about the fiscal cliff in Washington, D.C., but in some ways it might as well be - it's about a man leaving the world that creates fiscal cliffs because he's just too damn honest to continue perpetrating a fraud that makes him feel sick.Here's the original version, which appeared on the first Bloodshot Records sampler, For A Life…See More
Dec 8, 2012
Daniel T commented on Steve Rhodes's blog post 'Song of the Moment: Over The Cliff'
"Thought the song sounded familiar. Big fan of the Old 97's. Great to hear the original."
Dec 6, 2012
Steve Rhodes posted a blog post

Song of the Moment: Over The Cliff

This Jon Langford classic isn't, of course, about the fiscal cliff in Washington, D.C., but in some ways it might as well be - it's about a man leaving the world that creates fiscal cliffs because he's just too damn honest to continue perpetrating a fraud that makes him feel sick.Here's the original version, which appeared on the first Bloodshot Records sampler, For A Life…See More
Dec 5, 2012
Sheldon commented on Steve Rhodes's blog post 'Song of the Moment: Youngstown'
"Lewis Black said it best.  Our two party system is like a bowl of sh*t looking at itself in the mirror.  But right now it's all we have until we find a way to create a viable third party.  You can stand on the sidelines, or you…"
Nov 9, 2012
A blog post by Steve Rhodes was featured

Song of the Moment: Youngstown

As the presidential race comes down the stretch, it's all about Ohio. So we're told. Ohio is the swing state du jour. All eyes are on it. Whatever.There are many songs about Ohio. The top of the heap is - no doubt - the one by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young."The Kent State shootings had a profound effect on some of the students who later became prominent musicians,"…See More
Nov 6, 2012
Steve Rhodes posted a blog post

Song of the Moment: Youngstown

As the presidential race comes down the stretch, it's all about Ohio. So we're told. Ohio is the swing state du jour. All eyes are on it. Whatever.There are many songs about Ohio. The top of the heap is - no doubt - the one by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young."The Kent State shootings had a profound effect on some of the students who later became prominent musicians,"…See More
Nov 6, 2012
Kyla Fairchild commented on Steve Rhodes's blog post 'About A Song: Pumped Up Kicks'
"Here's a great acoustic version of the song: "
Feb 5, 2012
Kyla Fairchild commented on Steve Rhodes's blog post 'About A Song: Pumped Up Kicks'
"Great blog Steve. Thanks for sharing it with us!  My sons latched right on to Foster the People so I'm very familiar with the album and have hummed along to Pumped up Kicks many many times, but never ever stopped to listen to the lyrics. I…"
Feb 3, 2012
A blog post by Steve Rhodes was featured

About A Song: Pumped Up Kicks

I'm a big fan of Songfacts, so I found the year-end results of most requested Songfacts of 2011 quite interesting. A lot of Adele. But No. 1 was "Pumped Up Kicks," a song I was vaguely familiar with to the point of asking a buddy of mine what it was every time it came on at Filter, where I often do my work from. Now I know for reals.…See More
Jan 29, 2012
Steve Rhodes posted a blog post

About A Song: Pumped Up Kicks

I'm a big fan of Songfacts, so I found the year-end results of most requested Songfacts of 2011 quite interesting. A lot of Adele. But No. 1 was "Pumped Up Kicks," a song I was vaguely familiar with to the point of asking a buddy of mine what it was every time it came on at Filter, where I often do my work from. Now I know for reals.…See More
Jan 27, 2012
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Jan 27, 2012

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Song of the Moment: Over The Cliff

This Jon Langford classic isn't, of course, about the fiscal cliff in Washington, D.C., but in some ways it might as well be - it's about a man leaving the world that creates fiscal cliffs because he's just too damn honest to continue perpetrating a fraud that makes him feel sick.

Here's the original version, which appeared on the first Bloodshot Records sampler,…

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Posted on December 5, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Song of the Moment: Youngstown

As the presidential race comes down the stretch, it's all about Ohio.

So we're told.

Ohio is the swing state du jour.

All eyes are on it.

Whatever.

There are many songs about Ohio. The top of the heap is - no doubt - the one by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.

"The Kent State shootings had a profound effect on some of the students who later became prominent musicians,"…

Continue

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

About A Song: Pumped Up Kicks

I'm a big fan of Songfacts, so I found the year-end results of most requested Songfacts of 2011 quite interesting. A lot of Adele. But No. 1 was "Pumped Up Kicks," a song I was vaguely familiar with to the point of asking a buddy of mine what it was every time it came on at Filter, where I often do my work from. Now I know…

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Posted on January 27, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

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