Wednesday, December 22, 2010

10 for 2010

On this post, I have 10 songs from various bands that I consider to be their best. The reason I am picking 10 and not my obligatory odd number is so that the number would coincide with it being the year 2010. 10 for 2010 - get it?

AC/DC
TNT (originally from the album TNT - also on the U.S. release High Voltage)
Big Gun (from the Last Action Hero Soundtrack)
Highway to Hell (from the album Highway to Hell)
Hells Bells (from the album Back in Black)
Back in Black (from the album Back in Black)
For Those About to Rock (from the album For Those About to Rock)
Who Made Who (from the album Who Made Who)
Thunderstruck (from the album The Razors Edge)
You Shook Me All Night Long (from the album Back in Black)
Shoot to Thrill (from the album Back in Black)

ALICE IN CHAINS
Man in the Box (from the album Facelift)
Sea of Sorrow (from the album Facelift)
Got Me Wrong (from the album Sap)
Them Bones (from the album Dirt)
Down in a Hole (from the album Dirt)
Angry Chair (from the album Dirt)
Would? (from the album Dirt)
I Stay Away (from the album Jar of Flies)
Heaven Beside You (from the album Alice in Chains)
Check My Brain (from the album Black Gives Way to Blue)

ALKALINE TRIO
Private Eye (from 2000s From Here to Infirmary)
Mercy Me (from 2005s Crimson)
Queen of Pain (from the 2002 split w/ Hot Water Music)
This Addiction (from 2010s This Addiction)
Hell Yes (originally released as a single in 2001, later released on the 2007 compilation album Remains)
All on Black (from 2003s Good Mourning)
Off the Map (from 2010s This Addiction)
Emma (from 2003s Good Mourning)
The Poison (from 2005s Crimson)
I Found Away (from 2008s Agony and Irony)

ALL
Just Perfect (from the album Allroy Sez)
Skin Deep (from the album Allroy for Prez)
She's My Ex (from the album Allroy's Revenge)
Minute (from the album Percolater)
Breakin Up (from the album Pummel)
Refrain (from the album Mass Nerder)
Until Then (from the album Mass Nerder)
Better Than That (from the album Problematic)
Original Me (from the album Breaking Things)
Honey Peeps (from the album Mass Nerder)

BAD RELIGION
American Jesus (from the album Recipe for Hate)
Drunk Sincerity (from the album The Gray Race)
I Want to Conquer the World (from the album No Control)
In So Many Ways (from the album No Substance)
Marked (from the album Stranger Than Fiction)
Along the Way (from the album Back to the Known)
Do What You Want (from the album Suffer)
21st Century Digital Boy (from the album Stranger Than Fiction)**
New Dark Ages (from the album New Maps of Hell)
I Love My Computer (from the album The New America)** this song was originally released on the album Against the Grain but I like the version on Stranger Than Fiction better.

BEACH BOYS
Surfer Girl (from the album Surfer Girl)
In My Room (from the album Surfer Girl)
Wendy (from the album All Summer Long)
When I Grow Up (from the album The Beach Boys Today)
California Girls (from the album Summer Days)
Wouldn't It Be Nice (from the album Pet Sounds)
God Only Knows (from the album Pet Sounds)
Good Vibrations (from the album Smiley Smile)
Kokomo (from the album Still Cruisin)
Wipe Out (from the album Still Cruisin)

THE BEATLES
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away (from the album Help!)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (from the White album)
We Can Work It Out (from the album Yesterday and Today)
Something (from the album Abbey Road)
She Loves You (from the album The Beatles 2nd Album)
Can't Buy Me Love (from the album Hard Days Night)
Eleanor Rigby (from the album Revolver)
Here Comes the Sun (from the album Abbey Road)
I Saw Her Standing There (from the album Introducing the Beatles)
I've Just Seen a Face (from the album Rubber Soul)

BLACK SABBATH
NIB (from the album Black Sabbath)
Iron Man (from the album Paranoid)
Sweet Leaf (from the album Master of Reality)
Supernaut (from the album Volume 4)
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (from the album Sabbath Bloody Sabbath)
Symptom of the Universe (from the album Sabotage)
Mob Rules (from the album Mob Rules)
Turn Up the Night (from the album Mob Rules)
Paranoid (from the album Paranoid)
Changes (from the album Volume 4)

THE CULT
She Sells Sanctuary (from the album Love)
Lil Devil (from the album Electric)
Love Removal Machine (from the album Electric)
Fire Woman (from the album Sonic Temple)
Edie (from the album Sonic Temple)
Sweet Soul Sister (from the album Sonic Temple)
Sun King (from the album Sonic Temple)
Wild Hearted Son (from the album Ceremony)
Coming Down (from the album The Cult)
Rain (from the album Love)

DEAD KENNEDYS
Chemical Warfare (from the album Fresh Fruit for
Rotting Vegetables)
California Uber Alles (from the album Fresh Fruit for
Rotting Vegetables)
Holiday in Cambodia (from the album Fresh Fruit for
Rotting Vegetables)
Too Drunk to Fuck (single released in May 1981)
Pull My Strings (from the album Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death)
Night of the Living Rednecks (from the album Give Me Convenience of Give Me Death)
Life Sentence (B-side of the Bleed For Me Single released in July 1982)

DESCENDENTS
Silly Girl (from the album I Don't Want to Grow Up)
Get the Time (from the album Enjoy!)
Coolidge (from the album All)
Clean Sheets (from the album All)
I'm the One (from the album Everything Sucks)
When I Get Old (from the album Everything Sucks)
She Loves Me (from the album Everything Sucks)
Merican (from the album Cool To Be You)
Cool To Be You (from the album Cool To Be You)
One More Day (from the album Cool To Be You)

THE DOORS
Break On Through (from the album The Doors)
Light My Fire (from the album The Doors)
The End (from the album The Doors)
People Are Strange (from the album Strange Days)
Roadhouse Blues (from the album Morrison Hotel)
Riders on the Storm (from the album LA Woman)
LA Woman (from the album LA Woman)
Not to Touch the Earth (from the album Waiting for the Sun)
Moonlight Drive (from the album Strange Days)
Hello I Love You (from the album Waiting for the Sun)

DROPKICK MURPHYS (originals)
Walk Away (from the album Blackout)
I'm Shipping Up to Boston (from the album The Warrior's Code)
Tessie (from the album Tessie)
The Warrior's Code (from the album The Warrior's Code)
God Willing (from the album The Meanest of Times)
The State of Massachusetts (from the album The Meanest of Times)
Caught in a Jar (from the album Do or Die)
Boys on the Docks (from the album Do or Die)
The Gauntlet (from the album Sing Loud Sing Proud)
The Dirty Glass (from the album Blackout)

DROPKICK MURPHYS (covers)
21 Guitar Salute (from the Face to Face/Dropkick Murphys split)
It's a Long Way to the Top (from the album Singles Collection Volume 2)
Halloween (from the album Singles Collection Volume 2)
Amazing Grace (from the album The Gang's All Here)
The Kids Are Alright (from the album Mob Mentality)
Johnny I Hardly Knew You (from the album The Meanest of Times)
Captain Kelly's Kitchen (from the album The Warrior's Code)
Flanigan's Ball (from the album The Meanest of Times)
Cadence to Arms (from the album Do or Die)
Fortunate Son (from the Face to Face/Dropkick Murphys split)

EMERY
To Whom It May Concern (from the album The Columbus EEP Thee)
The Party Song (from the album I'm Only a Man)
World Away (from the album I'm Only a Man)
Can't Stop the Killer (from the album I'm Only a Man)
Butchers Mouth (from the album In Shallow Seas We Sail)
Holding Out for a Hero (from the album Punk Goes 80s)
Studying Politics (from the album The Question)
Walls (from the album The Weak's End)
The Ponytail Parades (from the album The Weak's End)
The Smile, The Face (from the album While Broken Hearts Prevail)

GIN BLOSSOMS
Found Out About You (from the album New Miserable Experience)
Hey Jealousy (from the album New Miserable Experience)
Allison Road (from the album New Miserable Experience)
Until I Fall Away (from the album New Miserable Experience)
Follow You Down (from the album Congratulations, I'm Sorry)
As Long As It Matters (from the album Congratulations, I'm Sorry)
Long Time Gone (from the album Major Lodge Victory)
Cajun Song (from the album New Miserable Experience)
Day Job (from the album Congratulations, I'm Sorry)
Not Only Numb (from the album Congratulations, I'm Sorry)

GREEN DAY
The Saints are Coming (single released with U2)
Holiday (from the album American Idiot)
Church on Sunday (from the album Warning)
Boulevard of Broken Dreams (from the album American Idiot)
Castaway (from the album Warning)
Deadbeat Holiday (from the album Warning)
Good Riddance (from the album Nimrod)
Welcome to Paradise (from the album Kerplunk!)
Wake Me Up When September Ends (from the album American Idiot)
She (from the album Dookie)

ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES
Uptown Girl (from the album Have a Ball)
Sweet Caroline (from the album Have a Ball)
Mandy (from the album Have a Ball)
Hello (from the album Take a Break)
Nothing Compares 2 U (from the album Take a Break)
Jolene (from the album Love Their Country)
Goodbye Earl (from the album Love Their Country)
Rainbow Connection (from the album Are a Drag)
On My Mind (from the album Ruin Johnnys Bar Mitzvah)
Crazy (from the album Take a Break)

THE MISFITS
I Turned Into a Martian (from the album Walk Among Us)
Skulls (from the album Walk Among Us)
London Dungeon (from the album 3 Hits From Hell)
Ghouls Night Out (from the album 3 Hits From Hell)
Teenagers From Mars (from the album Beware)
She (from the album Static Age)
Some Kinda Hate (from the album Legacy of Brutality)
Dig Up Her Bones (from the album American Psycho)
Mars Attacks (from the album American Psycho)
Don't Open Til Doomsday (from the album American Psycho)

MXPX
Cold Streets (from the album Panic)
Everything Sucks (from the album Before Everything and After)
Heard That Sound (from the album Panic)
Play It Loud (from the album Before Everything and After)
Top of the Charts (from the album Secret Weapon)
You're Not Alone (from the album Before Everything and After)
The Capitol (from the album Before Everything and After)
The Darkest Places (from the album Panic)
The Story (from the album Panic)
Secret Weapon (from the album Secret Weapon)

PINK FLOYD
High Hopes (from the album The Division Bell)
On The Turning Away (from the album Momentary Lapse of Reason)
Learning to Fly (from the album Momentary Lapse of Reason)
Not Now John (from the album The Final Cut)
Comfortably Numb (from the album The Wall)
Another Brick in the Wall Part 2 (from the album The Wall)
Wish You Were Here (from the album Wish You Were Here)
Shine on You Crazy Diamond (from the album Wish You Were Here)
Welcome to the Machine (from the album Wish You Were Here)
Mother (from the album The Wall)

PIXIES
Caribou (from the album Come On Pilgrim)
Gigantic (from the album Surfer Rosa)
Where Is My Mind? (from the album Surfer Rosa)
Debaser (from the album Doolittle)
Wave of Mutilation (from the album Doolittle)
Monkey Gone to Heaven (from the album Doolittle)
Gouge Away (from the album Doolittle)
Cecilia Ann (from the album Bossanova)
Alec Eiffel (from the album Trompe Le Monde)
Letter to Memphis (from the album Trompe Le Monde)

ELVIS PRESELY
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
All Shook Up
Jailhouse Rock
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Surrender
Return to Sender
Suspicious Minds
A Little Less Conversation

THE RAMONES
Do You Remember Rock n Roll Radio? (from the album End of the Century)
I Wanna Be Sedated (from the album Road to Ruin)
Palisades Park (from the album Brain Drain)
Pet Semetary (from the album Brain Drain)
Sheena is a Punk Rocker (from the album Rocket to Russia)
Somebody Put Something in My Drink (from the album Animal Boy)
The KKK Took My Baby Away (from the album Pleasant Dreams)
We Want the Airwaves (from the album Pleasant Dreams)
Blitzkrieg Bop (from the album Ramones)
Havana Affair (from the album Ramones)

R.E.M.
Radio Free Europe (from the album Murmur)
It's the End of the World (from the album Document)
The One I Love (from the album Document)
Orange Crush (from the album Green)
Texarkana (from the album Out of Time)
Man on the Moon (from the album Automatic For the People)
What's the Frequency Kenneth? (from the album Monster)
Drive (from the album Automatic for the People)
Finest Worksong (from the album Document)
Radio Song (from the album Out of Time)


THE ROLLING STONES
Satisfaction (from the album Out of Our Heads)
Time Is on My Side (from the album The Rolling Stones No. 2)
Mothers Little Helper (from the album Aftermath)
Under My Thumb (from the album Aftermath)
Sympathy for the Devil (from the album Beggars Banquet)
Street Fighting Man (from the album Beggars Banquet)
Ruby Tuesday (from the album Between the Buttons)
Honky Tonk Women (single released in July 1969)
Paint It Black (from the album Aftermath)
Brown Sugar (from the album Sticky Fingers)

SCREECHING WEASEL
Dingbat (from the album Boogadaboogadaboogada)
Hey Suburbia (from the album Boogadaboogadaboogada)
My Brain Hurts (from the album My Brain Hurts)
Veronica Hates Me (from the album My Brain Hurts)
A New Tomorrow (from the album Anthem for a New Tomorrow)
Your Name is Tattooed on My Heart (from the album Bark Like a Dog)
Making You Cry (from the album My Brain Hurts)
I'm Gonna Strangle You (from the album Anthem for a New Tomorrow)
First Day of Summer (from the album Bark Like a Dog)
Totally (from the album Anthem for a New Tomorrow)

SMOKING POPES/DUVALL
Need You Around (from the album Born to Quit)
Let Them Die (from the album Get Fired)
Megan (from the album Destination Failure)
Lets Hear It For Love (from the album Destination Failure)
Not That Kind of Girlfriend (from the album Get Fired)
Pretty Pathetic (from the album Destination Failure)
Rubella (from the album Born to Quit)
Racine (from the album Volume and Density)
True (from the album Volume and Density)
The Moon Looks Like a Tomato (from the album Standing at the Door)

SOCIAL DISTORTION
The Creeps (from the album Mommys Little Monster)
Prison Bound (from the album Prison Bound)
So Far Away (from the album Social Distortion)
Cold Feelings (from the album Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell)
Dear Lover (from the album White Light White Heat White Trash)
I Was Wrong (from the album White Light White Heat White Trash)
Bad Luck (from the album Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell)
Reach for the Sky (from the album Sex Love and Rock n Roll)
Under My Thumb (from the album White Light White Heat White Trash)
Angel's Wings (from the album Sex Love and Rock n Roll)

SOUNDGARDEN
Loud Love (from album Louder Than Love)
Rusty Cage (from the album Batmotorfinger)
Outshined (from the album Batmotorfinger)
Jesus Christ Pose (from the album Batmotorfinger)
Fell on Black Days (from the album Superunknwon)
Black Hole Sun (from the album Superunknwon)
Spoonman (from the album Superunknwon)
Limo Wreck (from the album Superunknwon)
Kickstand (from the album Superunknwon)
Pretty Noose (from the album Down on the Upside)

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
Born to Run (from the 1975 album Born to Run)
The River (from the 1980 album The River)
Atlantic City (from the 1982 album Nebraska)
Born in the USA (from the 1984 album Born in the USA)
I'm on Fire (from the 1984 album Born in the USA)
Fire (from the 1987 live album Live 1975-85)
Because the Night (from the 1987 live album Live 1975-85)
The Ghost of Tom Joan (from the 1995 album The Ghost of Tom Joad)
Pink Cadillac (from the 1999 compilation album 18 Tracks - previously recorded but unreleased song)
Dancing in the Dark (from the 1984 album Born in the USA)

U2
Two Hearts Beat as One (from the album War)
Pride (from the album The Unforgettable Fire)
Bullet the Blue Sky (from the album The Joshua Tree)
In God's Country (from the album The Joshua Tree)
Beautiful Day (from the album All That You Can't Leave Behind)
In a Little While (from the album All That You Can't Leave Behind)
Magnificent (from the album No Line on the Horizon)
Sunday Bloody Sunday (from the album War)
Walk On (from the album All That You Can't Leave Behind)
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (from the album The Joshua Tree)

VIOLENT FEMMES
Blister in the Sun (from the album Violent Femmes)
Prove My Love (from the album Violent Femmes)
Kiss Off (from the album Violent Femmes)
Jesus Walking on the Water (from the album Hallowed Ground)
American Music (from the album Why Do Birds Sing?)
Waiting on the Bus (from the album Add It Up)
Dont Start Me on the Liquor (from the album New Times)
Gone Daddy Gone (from the album Violent Femmes)
Add It Up (from the album Violent Femmes)
Old Mother Reagan (from the album The Blind Leading the Naked)

WEEZER
Jamie (from the album Weezer "blue" deluxe edition)
Only In Dreams (from the album Weezer "blue")
Perfect Situation (from the album Make Believe)
Susanne (from the album Weezer "blue" deluxe edition)
Simple Pages (from the album Weezer "green")
This is Such a Pity (from the album Make Believe)
In the Garage (from the album Weezer "blue")
The World Has Turned (from the album Weezer "blue")
Don't Let Go (from the album Weezer "green")
Surf Wax America (from the album Weezer "blue")










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