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Rickie Lee Jones “Rickie Lee Jones”

Posted 25 Oct 2010 in 70s, Albums of 1979, Albums of the 70s

Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#173 in the Series) is the debut self-titled album from Rickie Lee Jones. Rickie Lee Jones, 1979, was one of the most successful debut albums in the seventies, both critically and commercially. It produced a hit single, “Chuck E.’s in Love,” which peaked at #4 on the Billboard Singles chart while the album peaked at #3 on the Billboard Album chart. It also won her a Grammy for Best New Artist. “Youngblood” was also successful single, but for personal preference, give me “Danny’s All-Start Joint.” It was way too cool to be a single but was among the best tracks on the album. “Last Chance Texaco”still gives chills. “Coolsville” was great if you...

Steely Dan "Katy Lied"

Today’s Cool Album of the Day ( #150 in the Series)  is Steely Dan, Katy Lied. Last year Steely Dan did a tour where they played one of three albums in their entirety.   They would ‘hunker down’ in town for four nights.  The first three nights they would play either The Royal Scam, Aja or Goucho.  The fourth night would be requests. Unfortunately, they didn’t play my favorite Dan album, Katy Lied. Don’t get me wrong, I love those other three releases.  But give me Katy Lied. I could list nearly every track as a favorite.  How can you choose from Black Friday, Bad Sneakers, Doctor Wu, Chain Lightning. Everyone’s Gone to the Movies or Any World (That I’m...

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