The Friday Five

Friday Five : |ˈfrÄ«dā – fÄ«v| : On the sixth day of every week, I hit the shuffle button in iTunes and share the first five tracks and thought for each track. Sometimes there is a playlist involved, occasionally we’ll have a guest, but most of the time it’s just me. The rest is up to you, our friends and readers! Fire up the media player of your choice and share the first five random track of your shuffle in the comments.

The Five:

“Life moves pretty fast,” and occasionally it moves so quickly that you blow by deadlines; forget commitments; ignore engagements; you get my drift. Today’s Friday Five comes courtesy of my trusty iPod and an open window of about 20 15 10 minutes in my day to get it done.

“She’s Leaving Home” by Jason Falkner (from Bedtime With The Beatles, Part Two, 2008)

This one comes courtesy of fellow Popdose editor, Jason Hare. I keep this handy in the cases where I might need to soothe a fussy baby back to sleep. The up side to this is the fact that Falkner’s arrangements are so good that I don’t mind listening to them repeatedly. The down side is the fact that it’s making me sleepy.

“Best of You” by Foo Fighters (from Greatest Hits, 2009)

Well, that woke me up. No one, but no one, writes an arena-sized hit like Dave Grohl.

“Boogie Shoes” by K C and The Sunshine Band (from Saturday Night Fever, 1977)

Come on, you know you are humming the intro.

“Alive” by Pearl Jam (from Live on Ten Legs, 2011)

I just don’t have enough time to devote to how I feel about this tune.

“Leo” by John Coltrane (from Interstellar Space, 1974)

From ‘Trane’s last stand, and great way to send this Friday Five off!

What’s on your shuffle today?

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Michael Parr

Husband, Father, Writer, Musical Voyeur, Pop Culture Glutton, Gourmet in Training. I'm the tall guy behind all these short guys. You can find me on the Twitter.

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