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Song of the Day 12/10/08

If you’re going out this week and wonder where our constantly updated NYC live music calendar went, it’s here. In the meantime our top 666 songs of alltime countdown continues, one day at a time all the way to #1.

Wednesday’s is #594:

ScrewballWho Shot Rudy

Released just months prior to 9/11, this courageous underground NYC hip-hop joint paints a stark tableau in the wake of a Rudolph Giuliani assassination. Retaliation from then-mayor Giuliani and his thugs came quickly: Screwball was quickly picked up – ostensibly on a drug warrant – and thrown into solitary confinement. From the cd Y2K: The Album; mp3s are floating around the usual sites.

December 9, 2008 Posted by | Lists - Best of 2008 etc., Music | , , , , , | Leave a comment