Nobody Leaves This World Alive…

…so how about we stop taking everything so seriously? This is the first post to a blog I started a very long time ago, hoping to polish up my writing skills. And to have a little fun. Unfortunately, I’ve been having too much fun to post about it. Let’s see if that changes. I hope you like it, if you read it. If you don’t, that’s good too. Hopefully, this humble blog will turn into a place where I can post thoughts, stories and a whole bunch of other crap that is constantly buzzing into and out of my head, so it doesn’t get lost. Too lost.

Hopefully, this will make me feel better about the world we live in.

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The Top Fifty Albums of All Time…That I’ve Ever Owned

This is a project I’ve wanted to do for a while to trace my musical influences, or more appropriately, the music that has influenced my life. I have a feeling this thing is going to be posted in a few different ways: First, Top 50. Second, Maybe I’ll do them chronologically, so I can see how they make up the soundtrack of my life. I might even include more albums/cds on the chronologcal list that don’t make it on my Top 50. It’s my Blog, so bite me if you don’t like it. Start your own fucking blog.

1. Fegmania – Robyn Hitchcock
2. Mars Needs Guitars – Hoodoo Gurus
3. Express – Love and Rockets
4. Eye – Robyn Hitchcock
5. The Wall – Pink Floyd
6. Bright Eyes – I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning
7. Vinyl – Dramarama
8. Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking – Roger Waters
9. Lords of the New Church – Lords of the New Church
10. The Soft Bulletin – The Flaming Lips
11. Bones Machine – Tom Waits
12. The Devil You Know – Todd Snider
13. Under the Big Black Sun – X
14. Too Far To Care – Old 97′s
15. Soul Mining – The The
16. Mighty Like A Rose – Elvis Costello
17. Blizzard of Oz – Ozzy Osbourne
18. Sex, Love & Rock n’ Roll – Social Distortion
19. Amused to Death – Roger Waters
20. Rancid – And Out Come the Wolves
21. X – See How We Are
22. Too Tough to Die – The Ramones
23. John Doe – Meet John Doe
24. Uplift Mofo Party Plan – Red Hot Chili Peppers
25. Resident Alien – Spacehog
26. Robyn Hitchcock – Groovy Decay
27. American Idiot  – Greenday
28. Built For Speed – Stray Cats
29. Appetite for Destruction – Guns N Roses
30. London Calling – The Clash
31. Electric – The Cult
32. The Bends – Radiohead
33. Deluxe – Better Than Ezra
34. Violent Femmes – Violent Femmes
35. Kiss Alive II – Kiss
36. Poetry of the Deed – Frank Turner
37. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
38. Cheating at Solitaire – Mike Ness
39. Mobilize – Grant Lee Phillips
40. Alive Without Control – The Black Halos
41. Pablo Honey – Radiohead
42. Sheik Yerbuti – Frank Zappa
43. Shaboo Shabah – INXS
44. Films About Ghosts – Counting Crows
45. Dash Rip Rock – Dash Rip Rock
46. Hotel California – The Eagles
47. Pulp – Different Class
48. Fashion Nugget – Cake
49. Girlfriend – Matthew Sweet
50. Valley of the Dolls – Generation X

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