This Week’s Turntable…with a little Martin Scorsese…

  1. Live at Hollywood High by Elvis Costello & the Attractions (2010; originally released as an EP 1979)
  2. The Repulsion Box by Sons & Daughters (2005)
  3. PW & the Ghost Gloves Cat Wing Joy Boys by Paul Westerberg (EP; 2009)
  4. I Hate Music by Superchunk (2013)
  5. The Fabled City by Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman (2008)
  6. The Warrior’s Code by Dropkick Murphys (2005)
  7. Mirror Mirror by Sons & Daughters (2011)
  8. Back to Mono (1958-1969) by Phil Spector producing various artists including the Ronettes, Darlene Love, the Crystals, the Righteous Brothers, Ike & Tina Turner, and more (3CDs; compilation; 1991)
  9. Alice by Tom Waits (2002)
  10. The Very Best of Curtis Mayfield by Curtis Mayfield (compilation; 1997)


Here are two samples featuring a couple of the above artists for your listening pleasure:


The opening scene and title sequence from Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets, featuring the Ronettes’ “Be My Baby” (maybe the greatest rock’n’roll song ever)

The Dropkick Murphys’ song “I’m Shipping Up to Boston,” as featured in Martin Scorsese’s The Departed

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