Mixtape: The Best of Song Of The Day, Vol. 2



Lucky you, it's the second in a series of four floggings to a fading and seriously pissed-off horse -- The Best of Song Of The Day, Vol. 2! The songs on this compilation were featured as Songs Of The Day sometime between July 2013 and August 2014, fairly close to the blog's Golden Age. This might have even been that Golden Age. I have to go back and look at the microfilm to be sure.

My big favorites here include TV's Odd Couple (the first one) tackling Carly Simon, an even younger Paul Young extolling the virtues of toast, Harry Nilsson just spouting the F-bomb to piss off Good Housekeeping, Hayes Carll doing one of the greatest country songs of all time, a mashup of ABBA and Van Halen that's frighteningly close to perfect, Peter Ustinov proving what he was good for, and the guy who played manager Ian in This Is Spinal Tap doing a dead-on impression of John Lennon's primal scream era. Two hours of rub-your-nose-in-it musical stench. Have fun.

Tracklist:
Gonzales - Take Me to Broadway
Adriano Celentano - Prisencolinensinainciusol
Momus - Everyone I Have Ever Slept With
Phillip Scarborough - Asera Everywhere
National Lampoon - Magical Misery Tour
Richard Swift - Lady Luck
Tony Randall & Jack Klugman - You're So Vain
Hayes Carll - She Left Me for Jesus
Dr Syntax - Hire Me
American-Standard - My Bathroom (from "The Bathrooms Are Coming!")
The Upper Crust - Let Them Eat Rock
Streetband - Toast
Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here
Eleni Mandell - Put My Baby to Bed
Steve Hackett - Sentimental Institution
Harry Nilsson - You're Breakin' My Heart
Anne Murray - Buffalo in the Park
Nena - ?
Eartha Kitt - Champagne Taste
Ellen Janov - Portobello Road
Donatan & Cleo - My Słowianie
Paul Oakenfold & Hunter S. Thompson - Nixon's Spirit
ABBA vs. Van Halen - Super Jumper (Mashup by MadMixMustang)
Stephen Bienskie & Lucia Spina - Put the Fucking Lotion in the Basket (from "Silence! the Musical")
Carla Thomas - I Take It to My Baby
Red Alligator (Jimmy Powell) - Real Cool
Prefab Sprout - Adolescence
Morris Albert - The Throat (Pt. 1)
The O'Jays - Your Body's Here With Me (But Your Mind's on the Other Side of Town)
Wye Oak - Before
Daniel Knox - Debt Collector
Peter Ustinov - Phoney Folk-Lore
Barefoot Jerry - Hospitality Song
Pugwash & Friends - Tinsel & Marzipan

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