Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Music Meme'd by Mom

I've just been tagged by (Ortho)Mom(Of4) to do a certain musical meme that she says has been floating around the Blogosphere, but until she tagged SEVEN PEOPLE AT A TIME(!) had not yet entered the Judeoblogosphere (insert comment about hhuqot ha’umot or something here).

  1. Turn on your mp3 player.
  2. Hit shuffle.
  3. Put the first fifteen songs that come up in a post. No matter how embarassing. No cheating!

Okay, here goes...
1. My Girlfriend's Deadthe Vandals*
2. AdrianJewel — Pieces Of You
3. NyaraiThomas Mapfumo and Blacks Unlimited — Worlds Of Music (Disk 1)*
4. Ahavat YisraelBlue Fringe — Live in Silver Spring
5. New IntroBuffy the Vampire Slayer Cast — Buffy - Once More With Feeling***
6. Different TownTBC / They Might Be Giants — HomestarRunner****
7. Erev (ערב)Rita
8. Just A GirlNo Doubt — Tragic Kingdom
9. AcheinuKaskeset — Made From The Best Jews On Earth*****
10. SixteenNo Doubt — Tragic Kingdom
11. So AloneThe Offspring — Smash
12. Engal KalyanamM.S. Viswanathan and Vali — Worlds Of Music (Disk 2)
13. There I GoJason Spitz — Anything You Want******
14. CeciliaSimon & Garfunkel — Simon & Garfunkel's Greatest Hits*******
15. Build Me Up, ButtercupVibrations — We Can't Afford Instruments

*A brilliantly funny band I was introduced to in college, by MPMYF and the guy cropped out of my present profile photo.
**A set of three CDs that came with a textbook for a "Musics of the World" class I took in college
***The Buffy musical episode. Ya gotta problem with Buffy?
****HomestarRunner for my friend PomestarTunner!
*****Mmmm... Jewish Acapella music...
******Young (Jewish) folk singer my brother met at a Hillel something or other years ago
*******First CD my family ever owned!

Where's all the rap? All the rock? All the rap-rock? The contemporary Israeli music?

Just so yall don't have a skewed impression of my musical tastes, I recently downloaded seven songs:
JerusalemDan Bern — Dan Bern
Lighters UpLil' Kim — Naked Truth
An Mhaighdean MharaAltan — Island Angel
No More DramaMary J. Blige — No More Drama
The AnthemGood Charlotte — The Young and the Hopeless
Numb / EncoreLinkin Park and Jay-Z — Collision Course
Ue wo Muite Arukō (上を向いて歩こう) [I Look Up When I Walk] / "Sukiyaki"
  — Sakamoto, Kyū (坂本九)


Blogger orthomom said...

Thanks Steg! You guys all did this one so fast!
Hey, at least you didn't come up with ABBA.

12/06/2005 2:57 PM  
Blogger Steg (dos iz nit der šteg) said...

ABBA? What's ABBA? Is that like OrthoDad? ;-)

12/06/2005 3:02 PM  
Blogger Mar Gavriel said...

hhuqot ha’umot

You mean חקות הגוי. It's a verse in Vayyiqro 20:23.

12/06/2005 5:04 PM  
Blogger The back of the hill said...

What is an mp3 player?

12/06/2005 6:22 PM  
Blogger Anonymous the Cat said...


12/06/2005 7:28 PM  
Blogger MC Aryeh said...

Love how eclectic your list is!

12/07/2005 1:10 AM  
Blogger torahumaddachic said...

TuMC has similar taste. Mad Props.

12/07/2005 3:00 AM  
Blogger Jameel @ The Muqata said...

Back of the hill is correct; MP3 players are chukot hagoyim.

12/07/2005 7:51 AM  
Blogger Steg (dos iz nit der šteg) said...


who says i was quoting that pasuq? ;-)


it's a computer program that plays MP3 files. i've heard of people carrying around shiny little boxes and calling them mp3 players but that's obviously a dirty sleight-of-hand trick.

MCAryeh & TuMChic:



oh go back to your muqaat‘a, mr. chukot hagoyim :-P

12/07/2005 11:42 AM  
Blogger Habib said...

Pictoral proof that IPods are in fact Helenistic:


12/07/2005 1:32 PM  
Blogger PsychoToddler said...

Do you have Tropical Lazor Beams?

12/07/2005 5:15 PM  
Blogger Steg (dos iz nit der šteg) said...


I wonder how that thing went.


Nope, i do not. And they frighten me. I have a bunch of songs and i'm not sure where exactly they're from, or where i got them from. They might be from the CD... "Different Town", though, comes straight from a sbemail, though!

12/07/2005 5:49 PM  
Blogger Tovya @ Zion Report said...

when i did mine, we converted it to a book list... i still haven't figured out why i even own an mp3 player

12/08/2005 4:46 PM  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Steg, no access to your e-mail from work (I'm not set up for Outlook here). So this is your weekly Radio Reminder--Fudge's show starts in 15 minutes! Eek--I'm outta here!

12/08/2005 6:44 PM  
Blogger Steg (dos iz nit der šteg) said...


Unfortunately i'm about to head upstate for Shabbos, so i'll be in transit and unable to listen. Sorry Fudge!

12/08/2005 6:56 PM  

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