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(What’s playing this week at my house): 1. Patty Griffin, 1000 Kisses 2. Kid Rock, Cocky 3. Ali Soundtrack (I pretend this is the new R. Kelly album I want) 4. Guy Davis, Give in Kind 5. Lester Chambers and K.K. Martin, Blues for Sale 6. Copyright Anarchists, "Freedom Pirates (Hillary Rosen Suck My Ass)" […]

DeskScan

by Dave Marsh

(What’s playing this week at my house):

1. Patty Griffin, 1000 Kisses

2. Kid Rock, Cocky

3. Ali Soundtrack (I pretend this is the new R. Kelly album I want)

4. Guy Davis, Give in Kind

5. Lester Chambers and K.K. Martin, Blues for Sale

6. Copyright Anarchists, "Freedom Pirates (Hillary Rosen Suck My Ass)"

7. Amy Fairchild, Mr. Heart

8. Devil Gods and John Sinclair, "Up From the Skies (Jimi Hendrix)"

9. The Bonner Brothers, Delayed But Not Denied

10. Jimmy Ruffin, The Millenium Collection

Dave Marsh coedits Rock and Rap Confidential. He can be reached at: marsh6@optonline.net

Dave Marsh’s Previous DeskScan Top 10 Lists:

March 25, 2002

March 18, 2002

March 11, 2002