throw me for a loop: sleater-kinney, august 7, 1998
the knick, series premiere

music friday: 1957 edition

The Crickets, “That’ll Be the Day”. “Four citizens of the sovereign state of Texas.”

Little Richard, “Keep A-Knockin’”. Full house.

The Chantels, “Maybe”. Arlene Smith, “the best female vocalist in the history of Rock 'n Roll”.

Jackie Wilson, “Reet Petite”. Claymation.

Bobby “Blue” Bland, “Farther Up the Road”. Baby, you just wait and see.

Patsy Cline, “Walkin’ After Midnight”.

Chuck Berry, “Rock and Roll Music”. It’s got a back beat, you can’t lose it.

Chuck Willis, “C.C. Rider”. See what you have done.

Wanda Jackson, “Fujiyama Mama”. Well you can talk about me, say that I'm mean. I'll blow your head off baby with nitroglycerine.

Jerry Lee Lewis, “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”. I go to concerts hoping for moments like this.

[edited to add Spotify playlist]


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