Lemon Non-Shuffle

This playlist is destined to be a flop… The goal was to do a “reverse cover songs” list where I tried to find the originals of songs which have been eclipsed by cover versions. This is not altogether easy because where I think the original has been long forgotten, someone is bound to say “*I*

Lemon Non-Shuffle

As is my wont, I asked for theme suggestions for the Tuesday playlist to help me narrow things down a bit. mar30mar came through with a bunch of great ideas. Two themes resonated with me: songs by girls with guitars and favorite cover songs. I liked both of these and wanted to narrow it down

Happy Birthday, McLovin!

McLovin – I’m not gonna lie. We miss you. So consider this the Happy Birthday/Wish You Were Here playlist of 2010. Happy Birthday, McLovin! Wish You Were Here   1. Del Shannon – My Little Runaway Remember when we put together a playlist of songs to give to Michael Castro in case he made it

Music Guru Friday: Caitlin Crosby

Castrocopia has never had a pretend musical girlfriend. Sure, we pile up the pretend boyfriends with a scary kind of regularity. And we’ve had fleeting crushes on the occasional pretty voice, but no female musician has ever threatened to capture our hearts as a group until we met Caitlin. Caitlin is a beautiful girl. Photographic

The McLovin Non-Shuffle

As February is Black History Month, today’s Non-shuffle is a celebration of the contribution of Black artists to the landscape of American Music, which would be little more than a vast prairie of nothingness if not for their work and influence. This playlist could have easily been a couple hundred songs long, but I forced