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Song of the Day 2/13/09 – Happy Birthday Gail!

Every day, our top 666 songs of alltime countdown gets one step closer to #1. Friday’s is #530:

The Bongos – Numbers with Wings

The 1982 title track to the Hoboken band’s excellent ep, this is an uncharacteristically haunting if lyrically nonsensical janglerock anthem, Richard Barone’s watery guitar soaring over a brisk dance beat. Others – guess who – would say that this isn’t even the best track on the album, that it’s the atmospheric, melancholy Sweet Blue Cage that really hits the spot…

February 13, 2009 Posted by | lists, Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Music, music, concert | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment