Friday, October 25, 2002

The Roxy Thursdays 10/24/02

Note: This final stint at The Roxy coincided with my 33rd birthday. In the left hand margin of my notepad I kept score of what I drank that night – 17 beers and five shots. How the hell was I able to write these songs down, let alone play them? Ah, youth.

Jeff Buckley – “Last Goodbye”
The Rolling Stones – “The Last Time”
Cracker – “Happy Birthday to Me”
The Figgs - “Lynette”
Pixes – “U Mass”
KISS – “Detroit Rock City”
The Gentlemen – “When the Summer Comes”
Queens of the Stone Age – “No One Knows”
R.E.M. – “Driver 8”
The Who – “The Seeker”
Phish – “5:15”
Pearl Jam – “Baba O’Riley”
T.Rex – “Get It On (Bang a Gong)”
Oasis – “Cigarettes and Alcohol”
Bauhaus – “Ziggy Stardust”
Queen and David Bowie – “Under Pressure”
The Clash – “Police on My Back”

Elvis Costello – “45”
Foo Fighters – “Monkey Wrench”
Nirvana – “You Know You’re Right”
Ramones – “Sheena Is a Punk Rocker”
Weezer – “The Good Life”
Sex Pistols – “Anarchy in the U.K.”
Scruffy the Cat – “My Baby She’s Alright”
The Replacements – “Can’t Hardly Wait”
Pavement – “Gold Soundz”
Social Distortion – “Cold Feelings”
The Smithereens – “Behind the Wall of Sleep”
Blink 182 – “The Rock Show”
The Breeders – “Cannonball”
R.E.M. – “King of Birds”
Coldplay – “In My Place”
Radiohead – “Karma Police”
PJ Harvey – “Good Fortune”
Joe Jackson – “Look Sharp”
Guided by Voices – “Chasing Heather Crazy”
The Jam – “That’s Entertainment”
Hoodoo Gurus – “What’s My Scene”
The Gentlemen – “Let’s Be Gentlemen Please”
The Rolling Stones – “Slave”
Tom Petty – “You Wreck Me”
Wilco – “Monday”
The Pretenders – “Middle of the Road”
Bob Mould – “See a Little Light”
The Smiths – “Girlfriend in a Coma”
Beck – “Debra”
Flaming Lips – “Fight Test”
The English Beat – “Save It for Later”
Billy Bragg – “Greetings to the New Brunette”
Blondie – “Atomic”
Joboxers – “Just Got Lucky”
Romeo Void – “Never Say Never”
David Bowie – “Time Will Crawl”
The Cars – “Let the Good Times Roll”

Cheap Trick – “Southern Girls”
Elvis Costello and the Attractions – “Everyday I Write the Book”
Coldplay – “Yellow”
The Cure – “Close to Me”
Ryan Adams – “New York, New York”
They Might be Giants – “New York City”

The Strokes – “Hard to Explain”
The Figgs – “To Throw Us”
The Go-Gos – “Our Lips Are Sealed”
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – “Nobody Does It Better”
Dwight Yoakum – “Tired of Waiting For You”
Liz Phair – “Never Said”
Camper Van Beethoven – “Photograph”
U2 – “Beautiful Day”
Pete Yorn – “Strange Condition”
The Clash – “This Is Radio Clash”
The Dead Milkmen – “Punk Rock Girl”
Ramones – “I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend”
David Bowie – “Five Years”
Rhett Miller – “Come Around”
Love – “Alone Again Or”
Love and Rockets – “No New Tale to Tell”
R.E.M. – “Fall on Me”
Badfinger – “Day After Day”
The Beatles – “You Won’t See Me”
The Beach Boys – “Don’t Worry Baby”
The Jayhawks – “Bad Time”
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – “Rebels”
Talking Heads – “Stay Up Late”
Sugar – “Helpless”
Dandy Warhols – “Not If You Were the Last Junkie on Earth”
Echo and the Bunnymen – “Bring on the Dancing Horses”
Nik Kershaw – “Wouldn’t It Be Good”
Morrissey – “The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get”
Joe Jackson – “Is She Really Going Out With Him?”
The Figgs – “Metal Detector”
Green Day – “She”
The Gentlemen – “Top Heavy”
The Undertones – “Girls Don’t Like It”
Guided By Voices – “Glad Girls”
The White Stripes – “You’re Pretty Good Looking (For a Girl)”
Bronski Beat – “Small Town Boy”
Doves – “The Man Who Told Everything”
Whiskeytown – “16 Days”
Coldplay – “Green Eyes”
Soul Coughing – “True Dreams of Wichita”

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