Here are all of ShortCurator's jams.

End of the Line

End of the Line

by Roxy Music

This is my #lastjam . Thank you so much for all of the sharing and kind words, everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jammed: 23rd Aug 2015

34 plays

40 likes

10 comments

The First Taste

The First Taste

by Fiona Apple

I don't know whether this is the #lastjam or one of the #lastjams , but this song is sexy, so I won't overthink things.

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Jammed: 15th Aug 2015

40 plays

33 likes

5 comments

Wouldn't Mama Be Proud?

Wouldn't Mama Be Proud?

by Elliott Smith

Life, work, and parenthood made participation difficult of late, but thank you so much to all the kind, interesting people who made this a delightful community of sharing and enthusiasm.

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Jammed: 11th Aug 2015

32 plays

36 likes

15 comments

Little Black Mess

Little Black Mess

by Shivaree

This song had me from the Satie intro. Kind of despairing and sexy at the same time.

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Jammed: 22nd Apr 2015

46 plays

29 likes

1 comments

I Can't Go For That (Hall and Oates cover)

I Can't Go For That (Hall and Oates cover)

by The Bird and The Bee

20 years had passed, so it was time for me to appreciate Hall and Oates again. (Garfunkel and Oates helped.)

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Jammed: 16th Apr 2015

32 plays

28 likes

7 comments

Come Talk To Me

Come Talk To Me

by Peter Gabriel

There is a slow-build intro to this because it is part of a concert video, but I think this is a really effective bit of musical theatre (or theatrical music).

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Jammed: 8th Apr 2015

38 plays

38 likes

2 comments

I'm on Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)

I'm on Fire (Bruce Springsteen cover)

by Sara Bareilles

I still love the original more, but it is a simple song that lends itself to many fine interpretations. Sara Bareilles has won me over; she does a lot very well.

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Jammed: 29th Mar 2015

24 plays

21 likes

6 comments

That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

by Morrissey

I was a Morrissey fan before I was aware at all of The Jam. This was a good gateway.

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Jammed: 23rd Mar 2015

41 plays

37 likes

5 comments

The Recipe (Instrumental)

The Recipe (Instrumental)

by Kendrick Lamar ft. Dr. Dre

This reminds me of instrumental Radiohead or Sigur Ros. The sample that has totally hooked me is from Twin Sister's "Meet the Frownies" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-F7AS-Xhus

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Jammed: 19th Mar 2015

14 plays

13 likes

No comments

Georgia On My Mind

Georgia On My Mind

by Bobby Bland

This is a selection from a great resource from National Public Radio in the United States. A very worthy curated playlist. http://www.npr.org/2014/02/10/271548963/ill-take-you-there-r-b-from-npr-music

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Jammed: 15th Mar 2015

34 plays

28 likes

6 comments

Does She Know?

Does She Know?

by Cristina Black

I love the contrast between the sweetness of the harp, and the sinking of the feeling.

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Jammed: 14th Mar 2015

14 plays

12 likes

No comments

I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)

I Believe In You (You Believe In Me)

by Johnnie Taylor

Johnnie Taylor is a new discovery for me. Whether I am listening with attention or just barely aware of his music in the background, these songs make me happy.

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Jammed: 5th Mar 2015

35 plays

25 likes

7 comments

Sea of Love

Sea of Love

by The Honeydrippers

I really enjoyed the songs from this little nostalgia project from Robert Plant.

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Jammed: 23rd Oct 2014

39 plays

38 likes

3 comments

Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)

Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)

by Billy Joel

I am a sucker for this song. I regret nothing.

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Jammed: 18th Oct 2014

34 plays

27 likes

1 comments

Pure

Pure

by The Lightning Seeds

I had completely forgotten about this song. But it is so sweet that I can readily forgive the synth-horns. If you dig it, a much BIGGER sounding song is "Sugar Coated Iceberg." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Acd8h2eB0rs (Reposted because first version had bad sound.)

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Jammed: 14th Oct 2014

47 plays

44 likes

7 comments

Pure

Pure

by The Lightning Seeds

I had completely forgot about this song. But it is so sweet that I can readily forgive the synth-horns. If you dig it, a much BIGGER sounding song is "Sugar Coated Iceberg." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Acd8h2eB0rs

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Jammed: 14th Oct 2014

2 plays

3 likes

No comments

Live And Die

Live And Die

by The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers: I am going to have to check out an album, because I keep on running across individual songs that I dig.

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Jammed: 10th Oct 2014

43 plays

26 likes

No comments

I Can't Forget

I Can't Forget

by Pixies

The Pixies covering a Leonard Cohen song; I find this delicious. From a interesting album of covers, I'M YOUR FAN: THE SONGS OF LEONARD COHEN. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I'm_Your_Fan

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Jammed: 5th Oct 2014

50 plays

49 likes

6 comments

Cry Me a River

Cry Me a River

by Dinah Washington

My favorite version is still probably Julie London's, but Dinah Washington - and her interpretation - had some grit.

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Jammed: 4th Oct 2014

32 plays

31 likes

5 comments

What'll I do?

What'll I do?

by The Nat King Cole Trio

I first knew and began to love this song from the Linda Ronstadt interpretation here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8B1oIcTh604 , but this version by Nat King Cole is solid.

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Jammed: 29th Sep 2014

31 plays

33 likes

9 comments

It Don't Rain in Beverly Hills

It Don't Rain in Beverly Hills

by Dean & Britta (Scott Hardkiss Remix)

There is a quiet power to this song. I don't understand why it works, but it does.

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Jammed: 24th Sep 2014

43 plays

23 likes

3 comments

Little Town Flirt

Little Town Flirt

by Del Shannon

One benefit of having a malt shop in town is that the Oldies channel there is always cranking out great tune after great tune.

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Jammed: 19th Sep 2014

36 plays

36 likes

9 comments

Because

Jammed: 14th Sep 2014

41 plays

53 likes

7 comments

Right Time

Right Time

by Nikki Lane

This song has great appeal to me as a fundamentally unadventurous person.

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Jammed: 8th Sep 2014

43 plays

24 likes

2 comments

Better Be Good to Me

Better Be Good to Me

by Spider

Tina Turner totally made this her own in 1983/1984, but I think there is something vital, New Wave-y, and cool about the 1981 original. #80sWeek

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Jammed: 4th Sep 2014

43 plays

18 likes

No comments

Paradise

Paradise

by The Bee Gees

I had totally forgotten about this post-disco pop song from The Bee Gees. I only discovered it again because I was checking out songs from 1981 on wikipedia. (1981: when I was age 7, as my son will soon be.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:1981_songs

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Jammed: 2nd Sep 2014

39 plays

25 likes

4 comments

By Your Side

By Your Side

by Sade

I am not really back -- just saying hi - but I hope everyone here is doing very well! (Hope you enjoy my mushy selection.)

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Jammed: 30th Aug 2014

28 plays

31 likes

1 comments

Deportee

Deportee

by Elvis Costello

Hey Everyone! This will probably be my last jam for a while. It does not seem right for me just to throw up a song without being able to follow what other people are doing. So I will reemerge when I have time to play fair and truly share the music with you guys. Warm wishes to all. (And internet hugs to some.)

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Jammed: 20th Mar 2014

61 plays

54 likes

7 comments

I've Always Been Crazy

I've Always Been Crazy

by Waylon Jennings

I butchered it on Karaoke night, but even modest works of art endure.

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Jammed: 9th Mar 2014

60 plays

31 likes

5 comments

Starlight

Starlight

by Muse

The songs of Muse have probably been overplayed everywhere by now. But "Starlight" still seems pretty fresh to me. I think it will be one of their songs that stands the test of time even as others fall away or are deemed too busy.

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Jammed: 4th Mar 2014

66 plays

44 likes

3 comments

I'm Glad You're Mine

I'm Glad You're Mine

by Al Green

Al Green's music is one of life's felicities. Luckily, everyone in my little family can agree on his music. This one is a lesser, but still tremendous, track off of the album I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU.

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Jammed: 24th Feb 2014

56 plays

47 likes

8 comments

Radar Love

Radar Love

by Golden Earring

This song is a good "I am driving late at night and need something to wake me up" song. It is good fun. No big meaning, but a great bass line.

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Jammed: 18th Feb 2014

73 plays

63 likes

4 comments

A Day In The Life (The Beatles)

A Day In The Life (The Beatles)

by Jeff Beck

"A Day in the Life" is such a magical song that every interpretation must pale in comparison to the original. But Jeff Beck does something truly wonderful with his guitar-homage here. It is a crystallization of his rock and roll artistry, and it is a worthy cover.

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Jammed: 13th Feb 2014

71 plays

47 likes

11 comments

In Dreams

In Dreams

by Roy Orbison

If you like this, please also check out the performance of "It's Over" from the special Roy Orbison: A Black and White Night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9JArvEJ64M

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Jammed: 10th Feb 2014

55 plays

47 likes

8 comments

Hushabye Mountain

Hushabye Mountain

by Richard Hawley and Lisa Hannigan

This was one of my first jams. I love this arrangement and performance so much, I want people to have a second bite at the apple.

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Jammed: 5th Feb 2014

65 plays

49 likes

12 comments

Love Is the Law

Love Is the Law

by The Suburbs

This is a splash of local color from Minnesota. (And from the Eighties.)

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Jammed: 4th Feb 2014

30 plays

17 likes

2 comments

Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

by Etta James

Some days I might like the Billie Holiday version better, but this is so strong. I am shocked that I had not heard it before tonight. (I love the interpretations by Ethel Waters and Lena Horne, but they sound inescapably old-timey.)

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Jammed: 31st Jan 2014

94 plays

74 likes

18 comments

Miss Misery (Piano version - unreleased)

Miss Misery (Piano version - unreleased)

by Elliott Smith

I was in the mood to share some Elliott Smith with everyone, but I just stumbled upon this piano version of "Miss Misery" which I had not heard. Hope you will find it as lovely.

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Jammed: 12th Jan 2014

62 plays

51 likes

3 comments

Sally's Song

Sally's Song

by Fiona Apple

Thanks everyone for all the great music this year. May 2014 be the start -- or the continuation -- of many wonderful, happy years for you. (And Merry Christmas, for those who celebrate.)

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Jammed: 26th Dec 2013

61 plays

52 likes

11 comments

Barracuda

Barracuda

by Heart

Make your rock face when this song comes on. Fully commit to it. Instant mood lifter.

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Jammed: 7th Dec 2013

76 plays

68 likes

10 comments

Ave Maria (Caccini)

Ave Maria (Caccini)

by Hayley Westenra

I like Andrea Bocelli's version, too. My ear may be unstudied, but it likes what it likes.

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Jammed: 2nd Dec 2013

50 plays

23 likes

5 comments

Willie

Willie

by Cat Power

New to me: loved. I was churlishly holding back from exploring Cat Power's music. That has got to change.

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Jammed: 26th Nov 2013

112 plays

74 likes

11 comments

Let Down (Radiohead cover)

Let Down (Radiohead cover)

by Pedro The Lion

A cover of my favorite Radiohead song by a band that was led by talented singer-songwriter David Bazan. Sorry to be a selfish jammer these days when it comes to listening (or failing to listen) to other people's awesome jams. But work and a newborn override a lot.

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Jammed: 21st Nov 2013

64 plays

34 likes

7 comments

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

by P.M. Dawn

Okay. I am working on only a little sleep here, but forgive my whims because I still dig this.

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Jammed: 10th Nov 2013

79 plays

47 likes

10 comments

These Are Days

These Are Days

by 10,000 Maniacs

Our little family was enlarged immeasurably by a baby girl named Natalie this week. So hope you all enjoy this 90s fave.

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Jammed: 3rd Nov 2013

76 plays

44 likes

14 comments

I Had A King

I Had A King

by Joni Mitchell

I have not listened to much Joni Mitchell. This makes me want to explore further.

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Jammed: 28th Oct 2013

71 plays

52 likes

6 comments

All These Things That I've Done

All These Things That I've Done

by The Killers

I had so much fun listening to this as I made the boy's lunch today -Had to jam this crowd-pleaser.

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Jammed: 23rd Oct 2013

70 plays

52 likes

8 comments

Century Estates

Century Estates

by Jennifer O'Connor

Sometimes simple and good is just what you need.

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Jammed: 22nd Oct 2013

45 plays

14 likes

4 comments

Pictures of You

Pictures of You

by The Cure

This was the jam selected by my five-year-old boy. This pick makes me so proud.

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Jammed: 17th Oct 2013

130 plays

110 likes

17 comments

Lover Lover Lover

Lover Lover Lover

by Leonard Cohen

Just heard and saw a great interpretation by The New Standards. Great stuff. They are doing a project with Prudence Johnson in homage of Joni Mitchell, Tom Waits, and Leonard Cohen.

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Jammed: 16th Oct 2013

63 plays

42 likes

2 comments

Coming Up Close

Coming Up Close

by 'Til Tuesday

If you are feeling wistful anyway... why not let Aimee Mann really wistful it up for you?

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Jammed: 10th Oct 2013

91 plays

41 likes

13 comments

Mercy Street

Mercy Street

by Peter Gabriel

This song has grown more powerful for me as time passes. One of the best songs on a brilliant album SO.

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Jammed: 8th Oct 2013

57 plays

47 likes

12 comments

Dreams

Dreams

by Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile reminds me a lot of what I love about Bonnie Raitt. She's got grit, wit, and a fire in the belly.

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Jammed: 3rd Oct 2013

68 plays

32 likes

7 comments

Whole Wide World

Whole Wide World

by Wreckless Eric

STRANGER THAN FICTION was a fun little movie that introduced me to this pop-punk gem. #punkweek

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Jammed: 27th Sep 2013

89 plays

58 likes

10 comments

Magnet

Magnet

by Yo La Tengo

This is a sensational cover of an NRBQ song. The interpretation totally elevates the song from a bit goofy to a bit moving.

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Jammed: 25th Sep 2013

75 plays

47 likes

8 comments

Little Bird

Little Bird

by Imogen Heap

I love how the surface of this song is hypnotic and almost dainty, but the underlying dissatisfaction is brutal. Beautifully written and performed.

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Jammed: 19th Sep 2013

96 plays

49 likes

4 comments

Not Dark Yet

Not Dark Yet

by Bob Dylan

My favorite Dylan song is probably "Abandoned Love." But this is right up there.

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Jammed: 16th Sep 2013

88 plays

57 likes

12 comments

Ballad Of Big Nothing

Ballad Of Big Nothing

by Elliott Smith

Other than "Between the Bars," this is probably my favorite Elliott Smith song.

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Jammed: 13th Sep 2013

72 plays

61 likes

15 comments

Magic

Magic

by Olivia Newton-John

This may be pure cheese, but this is MY kind of pure cheese.

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Jammed: 10th Sep 2013

76 plays

40 likes

17 comments

Eyes Without a Face

Eyes Without a Face

by Billy Idol

I would love to know what the youngins think of this song: I believe it still holds up. Love the bassline.

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Jammed: 8th Sep 2013

87 plays

56 likes

25 comments

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