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Song of the Day 11/12/08

Counting down the top 666 songs of alltime one day at a time all the way to #1. Today’s is #622:

The Electric Light Orchestra – Boy Blue

Jeff Lynne didn’t write many political songs, but when he did he absolutely nailed them. In honor of all the veterans (we’re a day late on this), here’s a blazing, lushly orchestrated riff-rocker further reinforcing the fact that vets are invariably the most fervent antiwar activists. From the 1975 ELO album Eldorado, the best album you’ll ever find used in the dollar bins. And you might. Otherwise, here’s an mp3.

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Music | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment