2011/10/19

The Top 175 Songs of 1981

The Top 200 Songs of 1981
Part 1: The Texas Dead Body Incident
Part 2: Piles of Dead Gertrudes
Part 3: That Old Bitch Mrs. Watson
Part 4: Ask God
Part 5: Physically Attracted to Money
Part 6: Whacked Out on Catnip
Part 7: Re-write Your Own Life; Lie, Classify As Non-Fiction
Part 8: Unlimited Harmony




NC-17 SOUNDTRAXXX is being edited, revised, and published. The literature content is gradually being removed for publication or  being transferred to the upcoming site: MHQ HEADQUARTERS. The music countdowns, however, shall remain here.

In the meantime, and why I haven't posted anything in a long time... I am proud to present, the first actual book publication, a dystopian epic: The Mansion Feel free to check it out; it is self-published and fully independent.

According to the plant and animal life on Earth, which eventually unfriends the human race amidst bold accusations coming from an oddly-shaped row of trees: the concepts of government, religion, and economics were fabricated by the same sources that devised such absurdity as Black Friday sales, fashionable bowling attire, expiration dates for vaginal lube, and marketing strategies to entice specifically targeted mayonnaise consumers … and these sources obviously did not originate on the Planet Earth. From Prohibition to the dystopian future plagued with revolution, animosity towards society, and farming hippos with growth hormones, characters such as Squirrel Abraham and Jimmers Waffles (raccoon) not only challenge the status quo, but also question the entire history that created it.

Compiling 30 Sections and 68 different themes and storylines, which explore topics ranging from concepts of customer service to victimless crimes to a town in West Virginia that repeatedly becomes a ghost town; and featuring guest appearances from the likes of seahorses, dragonflies, praying mantis, chickens, and raccoon, The Mansion chronicles the plight of the human race, where Primitive Man evolved into the species known as Homo Bowler, and set out to destroy the world in a quest for decorative plates, generic shoes, and non-dairy powdered creamer.









Press play to listen to this selection of songs in the exact order.



175. Material
"Upriver"  5:24
Memory Serves
New York, NY



174. Eric Clapton
"I Can't Stand It"  4:09
Another Ticket
Ripley, England



173. Fischer-Z
"Berlin"  4:37
Red Skies Over Paradise
London, England


172. Mötley Crüe
"Too Fast For Love"  3:21
Too Fast For Love
Los Angeles, CA



171. Se
"Takaisin Mereen"  3:50
Banaaniconga
Jyvaskyla, Finland



170. Modern Eon
"Euthenics"  3:06
Fiction Tales
Liverpool, England



169. Diagram Brothers
"Words From Major"  3:24
Some Marvels of Modern Science
Manchester, England



168. Delta 5
"Different Fur"  2:40
See the Whirl
Leeds, England


167. Bush Tetras
"Things That Go Boom in the Night"  4:27
Single
New York, NY



166. Toto
"English Eyes"  6:07
Turn Back
Los Angeles, CA



165. Circus Mort
"Swallow You"  3:10
S/T EP
New York, NY



164. Section 25
"Loose Talk Costs Lives"  2:47
Always Now
Blackpool, England



163. The Human League
"Don't You Want Me"  3:57
Dare!
Sheffield, England



162. The Psychedelic Furs
"Pretty in Pink"  3:58
Talk Talk Talk
London, England



161. Curlew
"Panther Burn"  6:19
Curlew
New York, NY



160. Second Layer
"Underneath the Gloss"  6:37
World of Rubber
London, England



159. Johnny Warman
"Searchlights"  2:58
Walking Into Mirrors
London, England



158. Eyeless in Gaza
"In Your Paintings"  3:43
Photographs as Memories
Nuneaton, England



157. The Teardrop Explodes
"Falling Down Around Me"  3:08
Wilder
Liverpool, England



156. Urban Verbs
"In the Heat"  4:45
Early Damage
Washington, D.C.



155. Kraftwerk
"Home Computer"  6:19
Kraftwerk
Dusseldorf, Germany



154. The Spizzles
"Soldier, Soldier"  3:47
Spikey Dream Flowers
England



153. Felt
"Something Sends Me to Sleep"  2:55
Single
Birmingham, England



152. Daniel Johnston
"Lazy"  2:40
Songs of Pain
Waller, TX



151. Medium Medium
"Guru Maharaji" 
The Glitterhouse
Nottingham, England




NC-17 Soundtraxxx SONGS OF 1981:  200-176  175-151  150-126  125-101  100-76  75-51  50-26  25-#1



Top Image By: Second Shelters
Bottom Image By: TheZe

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