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JAZZ, CLASSICAL MUSIC AND THE ARTS IN NEW YORK CITY

Song of the Day 1/1/10

The new decade marks the return of our daily top 666 songs of alltime countdown. We’ll keep going til we reach #1 and after that who knows. Friday’s song is #209:

The Clash – London Calling

OK, an obvious choice, but what a great bassline…and that majestic production. “I live by the river!” A lot of us will be in our forties or older by the time the waters start rising as the polar icecaps melt, and by then whoever‘s left in the coastal cities probably deserves to die anyway – at least if Michael Bloomberg and others like him get their way. But Joe Strummer predicted all this first.

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January 1, 2010 - Posted by | lists, Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Music, music, concert, rock music | , , , , , , , ,

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