Feb 20, 2011

Going solo

The Han Solo Project with crossbow player Chewbacca

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What happens when your band mates really start to get on your nerves and they wouldn't like the new songs you've written anyway? It's time to go solo. This week, we listen to efforts to break free from the nay-sayers by 15 musicians. Some went on to achieve greater success on their own, some didn't.
  1. Success, Iggy Pop, Lust For Life, 1977, RCA
  2. Vicious, Lou Reed, Transformer, 1972, RCA
  3. I Saw The Light, Todd Rundgren, Something/Anything?, 1972, Bearsville
  4. The Loner, Neil Young, Neil Young, 1968, Reprise
  5. From A Silver Phial, Gene Clark, No Other, 1974, Asylum
  6. Mystifies Me, Ron Wood, I've Got My Own Album to Do, 1974, Warner
  7. My Love, Paul McCartney, Red Rose Speedway, 1973, Apple
  8. The Makings of You, Curtis Mayfield, Curtis, 1970, Curtom
  9. Time, Dennis Wilson, Pacific Ocean Blue, 1977, Caribou
  10. Long Gone, Syd Barrett, The Madcap Laughs, 1970, Harvest
  11. Peaches en Regalia, Frank Zappa, Hot Rats, 1969, Reprise
  12. I Am The Cosmos, Chris Bell, 7", 1975, Car
  13. Everyday is Like Sunday, Morrissey, Bona Drag, 1990, RCA
  14. Something, Sam Prekop, Who's Your New Professor, 2005, Thrill Jockey
  15. Say Something Now, Stuart A. Staples, Lucky Dog Recordings 03–04, 2005, Lucky Dog Recordings

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