Greetings from the Great American Northwest! The stretch from northern California to southern Oregon has to rank up there with Montana and the Utah-Colorado pass as some of the most beautiful scenery in our country. My participation in the tournament has been limited by a frenetic 400 mile per day pace, but now that Anna Z. is joining me at the wheel for a week I’ll be able to manage life a little better.
Playlist is here, full rules and philosophy here, and the tournament bracket is here. Listen and vote by 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on Saturday, March 30th. Founding father of rock and roll Chuck Berry seems to be the favorite to make it to at least the Radio finals, while on the lower half of the bracket we might be on the cusp of Queen-Rush vocal show-down.
See you in the comments!
Track One, Side One
“Modern Love”, David Bowie, Let’s Dance
“Smells Like Teen Spirit”, Nirvana, Nevermind
“Where the Streets Have No Name”, U2, Joshua Tree
“Come Together”, Beatles, Abbey Road
Songs About The Radio
“Roll Over Beethove,” Chuck Berry
“This is Radio Clash,” Clash
“Video Killed the Radio Star”, Buggles
“Spirit of the Radio”, Rush
And here are the results of the first batch of Sweet Sixteeners: (pending Gmo’s calculations)