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[ Written by: | 1 May 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
My Classics – Sucking Chest Wound – God, Family, Country

My Classics – Sucking Chest Wound – God, Family, Country
This is more of an lp than a single song, and even then its more of a cassette than an lp, well a copied cassette….  I did eventually buy it tho, from Berlin 15yrs later.  A personal record for me in music hunting!
At my first proper job waaay back in 1994 I was a 20yr old store boy type who obviously dressed a lil alty.  During this time a very neatly dressed sales guy asked if I was a bit of …

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[ Written by: | 22 Apr 2009 | 14 Comments | ]
My Classics: Jeffrey Lewis

Springtime – Jeffrey Lewis
[audio:http://www.stink-finger.com/audio/09-Springtime.mp3]
The first time I heard Jeffrey Lewis at Bob’s house, he was playing `the last time I took acid I went insane’ with some bompty house under it, yes! Bob was mixing!!
I loved the song and months later, both Bob and I are slow movers, I managed to get the cd to take on home for a listen.
It has been a firm favorite since! Actually the lp has likely snuck into a top 5 lps ever list for me.  Its hard to identify my fave song off …

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[ Written by: | 19 Feb 2009 | 7 Comments | ]
My Classics: Tyrone Davis

Tyrone Davis – “Can I Change My Mind?”
I got this on a Tyrone Davis box set years back during my free music days. It was the first song off the rank and has been pretty close to my heart ever since.
Tis a beaut lil funk-soul number but it’s the lyrics that get to me every time.  It’s not your average “I love you baby” or even a bluesy “My baby left me” nor even a modern RNB “I fuk heaps of chicks!” lyric. It’s a “man leaves …