Wednesday, April 27, 2011


Eureka native Mike Patton looking slickly Italiano. His elegant treatment of various '60s and '70s songs from Italian films, Mondo Cane, is still a record that I come back to with pleasure. Graci Senor Patton!

La Paserelle/ TINDERSTICKS (‘11, Claire Denis Film Scores, 1996-2009)*

Roundabout/ YES (’72, Fragile)

May the Circle Remain Unbroken/ 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS (‘68, ‘11 reissue, 7” single)

Surfers Hymn/ PANDA BEAR ('11, Tomboy)*

Dear One/ PISCES (mid 60s, ‘09 collection, A Lovely Sight)

Metal/ GARY NUMAN (‘79, The Pleasure Principle)

Me and You/ TAKE IT EASY HOSPITAL (‘09, No One Knows About Persian Cats st)

Soul Raga/ MEHRPOUYA (‘09 collection, Pomegranates: Persian Pop, Funk, Folk, and Psych Of The 60s & 70s)

Biro Pen/ CORNERSHOP w/ BUBBLEY KAUR (‘11, Cornershop and the Double-O Groove Of)*

Salmon River People/ JERRY MARTIEN (‘11, The Road to Heaven)

Ore d’amore/ MIKE PATTON (‘10, Mondo Cane)

Giraffe Trapping Music (from Hibari)/ SAPAN & JAGMOHAN (‘07 collection, The Bombay Connection Vol. 1: Funk From Bollywood Action Thrillers 1977-1984)

Amnesia/ THE MONSTER WOMEN (‘04, Spacegirl Espionage)

Sao Lam Plearn/ CHAWEEWAN DUMNERN (‘10 collection, The Sounds of Siam: Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz & Molam in Thailand, 1964-1975)

Bangkok/ ALEX CHILTON (‘75, Bach’s Bottom)

I Love My Label/ NICK LOWE (’78, ‘08 reissue, Jesus of Cool)

God Save the Queen/ THE SEX PISTOLS (‘77, Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols)

Career Opportunities/ THE CLASH (’77, self titled)

Do Anything You Want to Do/ EDDIE & THE HOT RODS (’77, Life on the Line)

Blank Generation/ RICHARD HELL & THE VOIDOIDS (’77, Blank Generation)

Saturday Night is Right For Fighting/ ELTON JOHN (‘72, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)

Rock and Roll All Night/ KISS (‘75, Dressed to Kill)

I Got a Woman (live)/ ELVIS PRESLEY (‘69)

Sixteen Tons/ TENNESSE ERNIE FORD (‘55)

Los Ovni/ LOS OVNIS (‘60s, ’06 collection, Mas Rock and Rol: 26 Rare 60’s Teen-Punk Artyfacts)

El Clavo Y La Cruz/ THE PLUGZ (‘81, Better Luck)

You’ve Got Good Taste (live)/ THE CRAMPS (‘83, Smell of a Female)

*new or recent release

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