Sunday, December 26, 2010

North Fork Sound - Best Of 2010


Top 25 Tracks:


1. M.I.A: Born Free
2.
Kurt Wagner & Cortney Tidwell present Kort: She Came Around Last Night
3. Macy Gray: Kissed It
4. Rich Hopkins And Luminarios: El Otro Lado Suite

5. The Drive-by Truckers: The Wig He Made Her Wear
6.
Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez: The Deep End
7. Drakkar Sauna: Leave That Hole Alone

8.
Wanda Jackson: Thunder On The Mountain
9.
The Phobics: In My Street
10. Raul Malo: 'Til I Gain Control Again
11.
Bryan Ferry: You Can Dance
12. Shit Robot: Triumph!!!
13. The Wolfmen: July 20
14. Ben Folds & Nick Hornby: Doc Pomus
15.
Ray Wylie Hubbard: Drunken Poet's Dream
16. Peter Wolf: Watch Her Move
17. John Powhida International Airport: Daddy's The Man
18. Teron Beal: Magic Mushroom
19.
Alabama 3: Vietnamistan (A Must For All Parties)
20. Doug Powell: The Uninvisible Man
21.
Matt & Kim: Silver Tiles
22. Elizabeth Cook: El Camino
23. Solomon Burke: Dreams
24. Elvis Costello: All These Strangers
25.
Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby: In My Room

Top 20 Albums:

1.
Kristian Hoffman: Fop
2. Die Antwoord: $O$
3. Jerry Lee Lewis: Mean Old Man
4. Kid Rock: Born Free
5. Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3: Propellor Time
6.
Martin Rev: Stigmata
7. J Roddy Walston & The Business: J Roddy Walston & The Business
8. Roky Erickson w/Okkervil River: True Love Cast Out All Evil
9. Glenna Bell: Perfectly Legal - Songs Of Sex, Love And Murder
10. Mose Allison: The Way Of The World
11. Shooter Jennings & Hierophant: Black Ribbons
12. Dean & Britta: 13 Most Beautiful - Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests
13. Tom Jones: Praise & Blame

14. Mikel Rouse: Recess
15. Dr. John & The Lower 911: Tribal
16.
The Tom Tom Club: Genius Of Live/Genius Of Love (remixes)
17. Vincent Quatroche: Singing Mr. Cedric
18.
Robyn: Body Talk Pt. 2
19. Black Angels: Phosphene Dream
20. LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening

Top 20 Compilations/Reissues:

1. V/A: More Miles Than Money
2. Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away (The Complete Studio Recordings And More)
3.
The Pretty Things: Parachute (40th Anniversary Edition)
4. Wingless Angels: Volumes 1 & 2
5. Iggy & The Stooges: Raw Power (deluxe edition)
6. Chuck Berry: Have Mercy - His Complete Chess Recordings 1964-1974
7. V/A: How Many Roads - Black America Sings Bob Dylan
8. Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Friends: Sipple Out Deh, The Black Ark Years
9.
The Rolling Stones: Exile On Main Street (remastered, deluxe edition)
10. V/A: The London American Label Year By Year (1959, 1960 &1962)
11. Elvis Presley: I Believe - The Gospel Masters
12.
John Lennon: Signature Box
13. Roland White: I Wasn't Born To Rock 'n Roll
14. DA: Exclamation Point (Recordings 1980-1981)
15.
Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames: Mod Classics 1964-1966
16. V/A: Charlie Gillett's Radio Picks - 'Honky Tonk'
17. George Jones: The Great Lost Hits
18. V/A: Mr Success - The Bert Berns Story Vol. 2 1964-1967
19. Lightnin' Hopkins: His Blues
20. Kevin Coyne: I Want My Crown Anthology 1973-1980

Top 10 Remakes:

1. Angel Corpus Christi: Loving You
2.
Eric Clapton: Autumn Leaves
3. The Secret Sisters: Big River
4. McGinty & White: Wichita Lineman
5.
Imelda May: Tainted Love
6. The Jolly Boys feat. Albert Minott: Rehab
7. The Blaggards: Last Of The Steam Powered Trains
8. Quincy Jones feat. Amy Winehouse: It's My Party
9. Peaches: Jonny
10. Robert Plant: Angel Dance

Shows:
video
Suicide: 'Girl'
Apollo, Hammersmith 5/3/2010


1. The Stooges/Suicide - Hammersmith, London, 5/2 & 5/3/10
2. Spiritualized - Radio City Music Hall, NYC, 7/30/10
3. Die Antwoord - Gramercy Theater, NYC, 10/29/10
4. Hallogallo 2010 - Damrosch Park, NYC, 8/6/10

5. Mikel Rouse/'Gravity Radio' - Brooklyn Academy Of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 12/7/10
6. Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks -
Fishermans Rest, Cutchogue, 1/16, 6/5 & 8/7/10
7. Alex McMurray, Bill Malchow & The Go Cup All-Stars - Sullivan Hall, NYC, 1/15/10
8.
Jerry Lee Lewis - BB Kings, NY, 9/13/10
9. The Dirty Strangers - Inn On The Green, Ladbroke Grove, London, 5/7/10
10. David Rawlings Machine - Bowery Ballroom, 6/3/10
11.
Roky Erickson w/Okkervil River - Webster Hall, NYC, 5/25/10
12. James Hunter - Boulton Center, Bayshore, 6/23/10
13. The Tom Tom Club - Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, 10/16/10
14. Dr. John - Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett, NY, 8/4/10
15. The Hot 8 Band - The Pleasure Lounge, Shelter Island, NY, 8/20/10

In 2010, NORTH FORK SOUND was the FIRST to play:
Alabama 3: Revolver Soul (live365.com premiere)
Amy Winehouse: "It's My Party"
(live365.com premiere)
Angel Corpus Christi: Elvis Elvis (worldwide premiere)
Arif Mardin: All My Friends Are Here
(live365.com premiere)
Die Antwoord:
$O$ (live365.com premiere)
Dr John: Tribal (live365.com premiere)
Hallogallo 2010: "Blinkgürtel"/"Drone Schlager"
(live365.com premiere)
Hole: "Skinny Little Bitch"
(live365.com premiere)
Iggy & The Stooges: "Doojiman"
(live365.com premiere)
Jerry Lee Lewis: Mean Old Man
(live365.com premiere)
Jim Jones Revue: "High Horse"
(live365.com premiere)
John Lennon: "India India"
(live365.com premiere)
Kurt Wagner & Cortney Tidwell present Kort: Invariable Heartache
(live365.com premiere)
Kristian Hoffman: Fop (live365.com premiere)
Mikel Rouse: Recess (worldwide premiere)
Natalie Merchant: "The Janitor's Boy" (live365.com premiere)
Raul Malo: Saints And Sinners
(live365.com premiere)
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3: Propellor Time (worldwide premiere)
Roky Erickson w/Okkervil River: "Goodbye Sweet Dreams" (live365.com premiere)
Rolling Stones: "Pass The Wine (Sophia Loren)"
(live365.com premiere)
Wanda Jackson: The Party Ain't Over
(live365.com premiere)

North Fork Sound won't forget:

Neil Christian 01/04/10

Willie Mitchell 01/05/10

Mick Green 01/11/10

Bobby Charles 01/14/10

Lynn Taitt 01/20/10

Dale Hawkins 02/13/10

Mickey Jones 03/10/10

Alex Chilton 03/17/10

Charlie Gillett 03/17/10

Malcolm McLaren 04/08/10

Dennis Hopper 05/29/10

Crispian St. Peters 06/08/10

Bernie Andrews 06/11/10

Pete Quaife 06/23/10

Harvey Fuqua 07/06/10

Sugar Minott 07/10/10

Harvey Pekar 07/12/10

Tuli Kupferberg 07/12/10

Richie Hayward 08/12/10

Michael Been 08/19/10

Alphonsus 'Arrow' Cassell 09/05/10

Solomon Burke 10/10/10

'General' Norman Johnson 10/13/10

Ari Up 10/20/10

Gregory Isaacs 10/25/10

Sonia Pottinger 11/03/10

Don Van Vliet 12/17/10


also, catch howard on WPKN, 89.5fm and wpkn.org on the 2nd Friday of every month. Next show: January 14th, at noon (til 3pm)

2 comments:

carlos tropicana said...

"yay" on angel corpus christi and a3. "vietnamistan" and acc's "elvis elvis" are the best of 2010.

ht said...

amen!