ThemeLounge #75 – Off

Switch It Off
Switch it off. (No, not really!)

Hey, welcome back to ThemeLounge, and let me just say that nobody could be happier about finally having a new show up than yours truly. Many apologies for the delay (and no, Ian was in no way responsible!), but you’ll hear when you listen to the show that I have a new resolve and we’re going to make a focused effort to avoid going Off the grid again anytime soon. So enjoy the show! There’s tons of great music from Elvis Costello, Lifehouse, Ra Ra Riot, the Rolling Stones and more.

Now for the next show, we’re definitely going to need the help of you listeners. We’re done with the word pairing, so this time out we’re stretching a little and going with Years – in other words, songs with a specific year in the title. We’ve got a few good ones, but we will need all the suggestions you can muster in order to fill out the show. So if you’ve got a favorite tune that fits the Years theme (not the word “year” in the title, but an actual year number), let us know! Send us e-mail to the address shown at right, post a comment here on the blog, or hit the “Call Me” button at right to leave us a message!

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  Title   Artist   Album
Tear Off Your Own Head (It’s A Doll Revolution) Elvis Costello When I Was Cruel (2002)
Button Off My Shirt Paul Carrack One Good Reason (1987)
Get Off Of My Cloud The Rolling Stones December’s Children (And Everybody’s) (1965)
Better Back Off Marshall Crenshaw Life’s Too Short (1991)
Rolling Off The Stone Lifehouse Almeria (2012)
Shut Down, Turn Off Little River Band Sleeper Catcher (1978)
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off Billie Holiday Songs For Distingué Lovers (1957)
I Shut Off Ra Ra Riot Beta Love (2013)
Kiss Off Violent Femmes Violent Femmes (1983)

    64 minutes     |     59 MB

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Year songs:
Ol’ 55–The Eagles
Expo ’86–Death Cab for Cutie
The ’59 Sound–The Gaslight Anthem
’65 Mustang–Five for Fighting
And as an anniversary present to my husband, a song from his favorite group: The Bee Gees New York Mining Disaster 1941

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