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:

“Fuck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody’s Celebratin’)” by Dr. Dre (from The Chronic, 1993)

Yeah. Hell, yeah.

“Hands to Heaven” by Breathe (from All The Jazz, 1987)

Oh, the mellodrama! This spoke to my angst-ridden teenaged heart like no other.

“Wannabe” by Spice Girls (from Greatest Hits, 2007)

I’m not positive, but I think I should be more embarassed by Trixter tune that shuffled up last week. I’m not embarassed, by the way. Zigazig ah, kids. Zigazig ah.

“Cousin Mary” by John Coltrane (from Giant Steps, 1960)

So, did I mention that I spent the morning in the periodontist’s chair? In order to get to my happy place I try playing “Giant Steps” in my head on a loop.

“Naima (take 6) (alternate take)” by John Coltrane (from The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (disc 6), 1995)

A double shot of ‘Trane!

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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