Over my head

October 29, 2009

irisThis is the first of two mixes prepared by Any Major Dude With Half A Heart, whose music blog lives HERE, concentrating on the physiognomy of the head theme.

1. Aztec Camera – Head Is Happy (Heart’s Insane)
2. Crowded House – Pineapple Head (live)
3. Johnny Cash – Mean Eyed Cat
4. The Dillards – I’ve Just Seen A Face
5. The Holmes Brothers – Smiling Face Hiding A Weeping Heart
6. Paul Anka – Eyes Without A Face
7. The Undisputed Truth – Smiling Faces Sometimes
8. Justine Washington – I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face
9. The Flamingos – I Only Have Eyes For You
10. Mississippi Sheikhs – I’ve Got Blood in My Eyes For You
11. Robert Mitchum – Mama Looka Boo Boo (Shut Your Mouth-Go Away)
12. Emile Ford & the Checkmates – Them There Eyes
13. Lewis Taylor – Blue Eyes
14. Andrew Bird – A Nervous Tic Motion Of The Head To The Left
15. Nada Surf – The Way You Wear Your Head
16. The Sweet – The Lies In Your Eyes
17. Ben Folds – Doctor My Eyes
18. Josh Ritter – One More Mouth
19. Kaki King – Saving Days In A Frozen Head
20. The Lilac Time – The Darkness Of Her Eyes
21. Thomas Dybdahl – Pale Green Eyes
22. Ryan Adams – Halloweenhead
23. The Cardigans – Give Me Your Eyes


Justine Washington is better known as Baby Washington; this is the original version of the song covered to good effect by Dusty Springfield.

Another lot of songs on the theme of heads (and other bodyparts) is on the So Much Beauty Out There blog, including songs by Etta James, Florence Ballard, Françoise Hardy, Serge Gainsbourg, Sparklehorse, Herman Düne, Lou Reed & John Cale, Palace Brothers, and much more.

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