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  1. Shipbuilding

    The song from 1982 was written by Elvis Costello and Clive Langer for Robert Wyatt and has been recorded in several versions by Elvis Costello himself, Suede, June Tabor, Hue and Cry, Tamsin Archer and the Unthanks. Its blend of subtle lyrics and extraordinary music makes this a political song like no other. It transcends the particular circumstances of its writing: the Falklands War and the decline of British heavy industry, especially ship-building.

    —Huffduffed by adactio 9 months ago

  2. She Moved through the Fair

    She Moved Through The Fair, the traditional Irish song is this week’s piece on Soul Music.

    —Huffduffed by adactio 9 months ago

  3. Interview: Alan Light, Author of ‘The Holy or the Broken’ : NPR

    There are songs, and then there are anthems. Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah" is a popular power anthem now, but almost never saw light of day. In his new book, music journalist Alan Light charts the unlikely rise of the song through countless weddings, funerals and in film and television.

    —Huffduffed by adactio one year ago

  4. You and Your Sister

    Bill Janovitz of Buffalo Tom covers You and Your Sister by Big Star …via the This Mortal Coil cover by The Breeders.

    —Huffduffed by adactio one year ago

  5. Serpents by Sharon Van Etten

    —Huffduffed by adactio 2 years ago

  6. The Devil’s Eye

    A cover of the song by Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens from 16 Lover’s Lane.

    2 February 1958 – 6 May 2006

    —Huffduffed by adactio 2 years ago

  7. The Devil’s Eye

    The Go-Betweens coverd by Killjoys.

    —Huffduffed by adactio 2 years ago

  8. Cattle and Cane

    The Wedding Present covering The Go-Betweens.

    —Huffduffed by adactio 2 years ago

  9. Young Blood by The Naked And Famous

    As heard on the instructional video.


    —Huffduffed by adactio 3 years ago

  10. Never Talking to You Again

    Just unearthed, these Husker Du songs with Grant Hart playing and singing with Buffalo Tom in Chicago in December 2000.

    —Huffduffed by adactio 3 years ago

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