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Fred FM playlist: 30 October 2011 “Cards”

October 30th, 2011 · No Comments

While the baseball-playing Cards are on my mind, I thought it’d be an appropriate time to dedicate a playlist to cards, those gaming instruments that don’t involve mitts or cleats or umpires.

Approximate playing time: 73 minutes.

  1. Radiohead  “House of Cards” (2007)
  2. O.V. Wright  “Ace of Spades”  (1970)
  3. Eddie Vinson  “Old Maid Boogie”  (1947)
  4. Chris Isaak  “Two Hearts”  (1993)
  5. Michelle Shocked  “Blackjack Heart”  (2005)
  6. Phil Harris  “The Darktown Poker Club”  (1946)
  7. The Daily Flash  “Jack of Diamonds”  (1966)
  8. Steve Miller  “The Joker”  (1973)
  9. Tommy Edwards  “It’s All in the Game”  (1958)
  10. Patsy Cline  “Turn the Cards Slowly”  (1955)
  11. Mark Olson & Gary Louris  “Bicycle”  (2009)
  12. Ryan Adams  “She Wants to Play Hearts”  (2002)
  13. Bob Dylan  “Rambling, Gambling Willie”  (1962)
  14. Anita O’Day  “Ace in the Hole”  (1942)
  15. Shirley Bassey  “Diamonds Are Forever”  (1971)
  16. Carpenters  “Solitaire”  (1975)
  17. Judy Collins  “The Dealer (Down and Losin’)”  (1973)
  18. Charles Brown  “Love Is a Gamble”  (1951)
  19. The Rolling Stones  “Casino Boogie”  (1972)
  20. Mofro  “War”  (2007)
  21. Electric Light Orchestra  “Poker”  (1975)

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Here’s a timely parting tune, because of “cards for sorrow, cards for pain,” and because it’s nearly Halloween.  “I’m Going Home” from The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975):

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