Click Track: Clicky Shuffle


Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/30/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

I hope Gwen Stefani and Pharrell are paying royalties to Prince for "Hollaback Girl." Prince, "Housequake" Beach House, "Norway" Toby Keith, "That Don't Make Me a Bad Guy" jj, "Things Will Never Be the Same Again" UCB, "100 Men"...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/27/2010

Click shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

Something I learned at a karaoke bar over the holiday weekend: The following songs are hard to sing. Kelis, ft. Andre 3000, "Millionaire" Usher, "Confessions, Pt. 2" Mariah Carey ft. Jay-Z, "Heartbreaker" R. Kelly, "Ignition (Remix)" Soul II Soul,...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/23/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

More rap videos with waterfalls in 2011, please. Souls of Mischief, "93 'til Infinity" Jawbreaker, "Oyster" Terry Callier, "What Color is Love" Danielle Peck, "Bad for Me" Herbie Hancock, "Rockit"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/22/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

I hear so many new artists aspiring to the delirious heights of Green Gartside of Scritti Politti. Noble goals! Scritti Politti, "The Boom Boom Bap" Robyn, "Hang With Me" The Dave Pell Singers, "Oh, Calcutta" Tune-Yards, "Real Life Flesh"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/10/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

-Cappuccino, "Hell Dance With Me" -Julianna Barwick, "Bode" -Stellar Om Source, "Island Best" -Fugazi, "Burning" -Apples in Stereo, "Strawberry Fire"...

By Aaron Leitko  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 12/08/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

We say this every morning, but what a great song. Mississippi Fred McDowell, "Goin' Down to the River" Ofra Haza, "Im Nin 'alu" Mirwais, "Naive Song" Oneohtrix Point Never, "Actual Air" The Fall, "Bingo Masters Break Out"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:30 AM ET, 12/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/06/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

Thanks YouTube user athenathon77 for using this Ray Lynch tune to score video footage of golden leaves rustling somewhere in Japan. I'm not ready to let go of autumn yet. Ray Lynch, "Celestial Soda Pop" Ashton Shepherd, "Takin' Off...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/03/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

Vintage Kraftwerk concert footage is the best. They look like they're operating an air traffic control tower. Kraftwerk, "The Model" Slim Thug, "I Ain't Heard of That" Noel, "Silent Morning" Judee Sill, "Crayon Angels" Wolves in the Throne Room,...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

This song remains incredibly creepy -- but check out Oran's apartment! Oran "Juice" Jones, "The Rain" Belkis Akkale, "Daglar" Archers of Loaf, "Web in Front" Cassie, "Me & U" Thin Lizzy, "Romeo and the Lonely Girl"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/29/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

Don't believe the TSA pat-down hype! Instead, calm your nerves with Brian Eno's finest recording. Brian Eno, "Music for Airports (1/1)" Crosby, Stills & Nash, "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" Don Williams, "You're My Best Friend" In Deep, "Last Night...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/24/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

The whole Ricky Rozay alias is kinda fitting -- this song gets better and better with time. Rick Ross, "Aston Martin Music" Matthew Dear, "Dog Days" Res, "They Say Vision" Young Prisms, "These Days" Porter Wagoner, "Cold Hard Facts...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 11/22/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

The sound of broken glass makes any song better, right? Big Boi, "Shutterbugg" Sleater-Kinney, "I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone" Trey Songz, "Neighbors Know My Name" Moondoggies, "It's a Shame, It's a Pity" Shakira, "She Wolf"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:48 AM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 11/18/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

Thump, thump, thump, thump... The Knife, "Heatbeats" Annie, "Heartbeat" Taana Gardner, "Heartbeat" Wire, "Heartbeat" Wham!, "Heartbeat"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:30 AM ET, 11/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/17/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

Perhaps the most beautiful song from perhaps the most-gorgeous-and-least-known album I own. Nelson Angelo e Joyce, "Comunhao" Dolly Parton, "Jolene" Terry Riley, "A Rainbow in Curved Air" Bun B, "Get Throwed" Sade, "By Your Side"...

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/15/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

Waylon serves it cold, Black Flag serves it hot. Waylon Jennings, "Mental Revenge" Black Flag, "Revenge" oOoOO, "Seaww" Katy Perry, "Teenage Dream" Cheap Trick, "Surrender"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/12/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

May your weekend be as cosmic as this mind-expanding Herbie Hancock cut. Herbie Hancock, "Hidden Shadows" Ciara, "Promise" Ride, "Vapour Trail" Camberwell Now, "Spirit of Dunkirk" Billy Ocean, "Caribbean Queen"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/11/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

I've started so many mornings with Robert Wyatt's music, I associate his voice with the smell of coffee, the taste of Aquafresh and the anxiety of being late for work. (His singing often helps such anxieties evaporate -- sorry...

By Chris Richards  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 11/10/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

Let's start the day with an accidental-stalker anthem, shall we? Sunny Sweeney, "From a Table Away" Wipers, "Tragedy" Paul Wall, "Sittin' Sidewayz" Montgomery Gentry, "Gone" Phoenix, "If I Ever Feel Better"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:32 AM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/04/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

By Chris Richards In my fantasy fantasy basketball league -- one where I only choose the music -- Portico Quartet provides the Los Angeles Clippers theme music. Portico Quartet, "Clipper" Lil Mama, "Lip Gloss" Cassie, "Long Way 2 Go"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Chris Richards Reading the New Yorker and wondering if Roz Chast had a bad experience at a Dickies show. The Dickies, "Banana Splits" Gal Costa, "Com Medo, Com Pedro" Crocodiles, "I Wanna Kill" Lindsay Buckingham, "Trouble" Jay-Z feat....

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

By Chris Richards We closed out last week on Click Track with Marvin. Let's kick off this week with Marvin. Marvin Gaye, "Trouble Man" Taylor Swift, "Back to December" Deerhunter, "Revival" Joe Diffie, "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/27/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Chris Richards "Put the Word Out" is one of those rare songs where the intro is so good, it feels a little disappointing when the song finally kicks in. Heatwave, "Put the Word Out" Curren$y, "King Kong" Ray...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/25/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

By Chris Richards I think I'd see any new Tom Cruise movie if there was a Tangerine Dream score involved. Tangerine Dream, "Love on a Real Train" Mary J. Blige, "I'm Going Down" George Strait, "Ocean Front Property" Pharaoh...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 10/22/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

By Chris Richards Anyone know of any good hops happening this weekend? XTC, "Life Begins at the Hop" Nocera, "Summertime Summertime" Vern Gosdin, "That Just About Does It" Showboyz, "Triggerman 2000" Scritti Politti, "Perfect Way"...

By Chris Richards  |  10:30 AM ET, 10/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 10/20/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Chris Richards In the early '80s, supremely funky post-disco megajams flowed like tap water. I was too young to remember those days, but I do regret missing S.O.S. Band's free concert at Fort Dupont Park in August. S.O.S....

By Chris Richards  |  08:30 AM ET, 10/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 10/14/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

By Chris Richards When Heath Ledger died in 2008, all I could think of was one of his lines from the 1999 teen comedy "Ten Things I Hate About You." Watching a band perform, (Save Ferris, maybe?) he laments...

By Chris Richards  |  08:45 AM ET, 10/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 10/13/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Erin Williams Remember when Lenny Kravitz performed "Lady" in that Gap ad with Sarah Jessica Parker from 2004? I bought the album, "Baptism," for this one song and never listened to another track on it. Lenny Kravitz, "Lady"...

By Erin Williams  |  08:45 AM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/11/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

By Chris Richards Raise your hand if you grew up in the Washington punk scene and learned about Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan from Fugazi in 1991. Fugazi, "Dear Justice Letter" Portishead, "Sour Times" Jaheim, "Fabulous" Toni Braxton,...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/08/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

By Chris Richards Most heartbreaking title track/album cover combo of all time? Gloria Scott, "What Am I Gonna Do." Joe Nichols, "Another Side of You" Hank Williams, "Move It On Over" Rotary Connection, "Memory Band" Sandy Bull, "Blend Part...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/07/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

By Erin Williams I can't think of a better group to inject a big dose of funk into your day than Sly and the Family Stone, from their 1973 album "Fresh". Sly and the Family Stone, "If You Want...

By Erin Williams  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/06/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Chris Richards Do you remember N'Sync's "Gone?" Do you remember this Spanish version? N'Sync, "Gone" Gucci Mane, "Missing" Fugazi, "Bed For the Scraping" Amerie, "Why Don't We Fall in Love" Lady Kym, "I Don't Know Why"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/05/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Tuesday morning

By Erin Williams DJ Jazzy Jeff, I'm glad you are back in my iPod rotation again! This song from Jazzy Jeff's 2007 album "Return of the Magnificent" waxes about first loves and serves as a reminder that the DJ...

By Erin Williams  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/04/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

By Chris Richards Before San Diego rock band the Muslims changed its name to the Soft Pack, the band apparently had a totally different rhythm section and a thing for Cosby sweaters. The Muslims, "Extinction" Too Short, "Blow the...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 09/08/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Erin Williams The Roots produced John Legend's forthcoming album, "Wake Up!" Listen to their interpretation of this stirring Bill Withers song. John Legend and the Roots, "I Can't Write Left Handed" Sheryl Crow, "Eye To Eye" Sam Cooke,...

By Erin Williams  |  08:15 AM ET, 09/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/03/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

By Chris Richards "Cold Gettin' Dumb" might be my favorite Mantronix-produced non-Mantronix track, and "G-Spot" might be my favorite Prince-penned non-Prince track. - Just Ice, "Cold Gettin' Dumb" - Jill Jones, "G-Spot" - Faith No More, "Midlife Crisis" -...

By Chris Richards  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/02/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

By Erin Williams As the season unofficially draws to a close with the onset of Labor Day, let's all say "bye bye bye" to summertime with Sly and the Family Stone. Sly and the Family Stone, "Hot Fun in...

By Erin Williams  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/01/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Chris Richards Songs written while living in exile are definitely the saddest. Caetano Veloso, "Maria Bethania" Eightball and MJG, "Daylight" The Flirts, "Passion" Prince Royce, "Corazon Sin Cara" Mariah Carey, "We Belong Together"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 08/30/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

By Erin Williams Get the work week started with a kick from The O'Jays, who know that now matter what, it's never less than four days away. The O'Jays, Livin' For The Weekend Jennifer Lopez, "If You Had My...

By Erin Williams  |  08:15 AM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/19/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

By Chris Richards Pardon me while I recycle a tweet: "Gaga, Katy, Ke$ha, La Roux, everyone on the radio owe everything to Madonna. But did Gwen kickstart 2010-pop in 2004?" - Gwen Stefani, "What You Waiting For?" - Indoor...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/17/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Tuesday morning

By Chris Richards The next full moon is a week from today, but allow us to get ahead of the curve with this forgotten Brandy gem. - Brandy, "Full Moon" - Wally Badarou, "Hi-Life" - Black Flag, "Jealous Again"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/12/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

By Chris Richards Lil B's "God love me" line at 2:19 has changed my feelings about birthdays. - Lil B, "B.O.R. (Birth of Rap)" - That Dog, "Never Say Never" - Can, "Chain Reaction" - T.I., "Rubber Band Man"...

By Chris Richards  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/06/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

By Chris Richards In which we realize that we love more than a couple artists from Alabama right now. - Yelawolf, "Pop the Trunk" - Jamey Johnson, "Macon" - Ashton Shepherd, "Sounds So Good" - G-Side, "So Wonderful"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/03/2010

Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Tuesday morning

By Chris Richards Washingtonians know "Rock Creek Park" by the Blackbyrds as one of the finest summer jams to ever spring from our fair city. But "Dominoes" by the band's mentor Donald Byrd proves that they might have learned...

By Chris Richards  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/28/2010

Clicky Shuffle: Random songs for a Wednesday morning

By Aaron Leitko Maybe I'm all alone here, but I think the Grateful Dead's studio records are way cooler than the concert bootlegs/live albums. It was just so weird, particularly the early stuff. Makes Jefferson Airplane sound like Peter,...

By Aaron Leitko  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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