Since September 2010, this blog has recorded the journey of this middle-aged man as I attempt to listen to all the music in my CD collection. CDs revisited in their entirety from start to finish - no skipping tracks, no shuffle. CDs only - no vinyl, no tapes, no downloads. And just as CD technology (and the album format itself) becomes obsolete. I'm no music critic, just a music junkie with too much time on my hands.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Various Artists - MOJO Presents Songs In The Key Of Paul (2013)


Free with the November 2013 issue of MOJO magazine, this compilation disc is promoted as "a collection of McCartney inspired power pop perfection."  Perfection?  That's a little much, but it does start out strong and only has a few skippable tracks.

Peak on the US Billboard Top 200 chart:  Did not chart

Tracks:
ArtistTitle
Robyn HitchcockLet Me Roll It
Redd Kross Hazel Eyes
Flamin' GrooviesShake Some Action
The NervesWhen You Find Out
Nick PiuntiIt All Comes Down
SqueezePulling Mussels From A Shell
Jim NoirTea
Kelley StoltzI Am Your Singer
Cotton MatherLily Dreams On
Kevin TihistaOn My Way
Chris Stamey &
Yo La Tengo
The Summer Sun
The Golden DogsNineteen Hundred and Eighty Five
Euros ChildsGood Time Baby (Talk To Me)
Nick CapaldiFirst Of The Runaways
David EllisWake Up Smiling

Personal Memory Associated with this CD:  The magazine was an impulse buy in October 2013 for three reasons: 1) McCartney, and 2) I needed something to read on the plane, and 3) free power pop CD.

I'm not a MOJO subscriber, but I enjoy looking at this site for the compilation CD info: www.mojocovercds.com

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