Best of 2010

A Listmania! list by Brian J. Greene "djbrian" (Durham, NC)
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The list author says: "I'll keep a running list of music, books, DVDs, etc. that are released this year and that hit my sweet spot."
Illustrated Garden
1.  Illustrated Garden by Radar Brothers
The list author says:
  "Slo-core sleeper of an album seeps to a deeper place inside with each successive spin.  Neil Young's On the Beach meets The Flaming Lips' The Soft Bulletin."
$14.29   Used & New from: $5.48
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Move Ass Baby
2.  Move Ass Baby by Iggy & the Stooges
The list author says:
  "It's not like The Stooges really needed to be any more raw than they were on their official releases, but these odds and ends take things even one step deeper into the dirty garage."
$11.57   Used & New from: $5.58
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

It's Super-Rock Time! The IRS Years, 1980-85
3.  It's Super-Rock Time! The IRS Years, 1980-85 by Fleshtones
The list author says:
  "The Fleshtones at their studio best."
$20.99   Used & New from: $14.51
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Judy Sucks A Lemon for Breakfast
4.  Judy Sucks A Lemon for Breakfast by Cornershop
The list author says:
  "Ok, maybe they ARE still just writing Brimful of Asha over and over, but Who Fingered Rock and Roll, Soul School, and the title track are irresistible grooves."
$17.98   Used & New from: $4.29
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Dirty Shirt Rock 'N Roll: The First Ten Years
5.  Dirty Shirt Rock 'N Roll: The First Ten Years by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
The list author says:
  "Prime JSBX scuzz-rock."
$11.99   Used & New from: $3.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Volume 2
6.  Volume 2 by Wooden Shjips
The list author says:
  "Both spaced-out and rockin'.  Motorik."
$17.12   Used & New from: $13.75

Girly (aka Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly)
7.  Girly (aka Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly) DVD ~ Vanessa Howard
The list author says:
  "Some friends I showed this to are still shaking their heads, months after we watched it together.  Twisted family kidnaps strangers and makes them take part in their bizarro world."
$17.89   Used & New from: $14.43
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Landlord
8.  The Landlord DVD ~ Beau Bridges
The list author says:
  "Tender, offbeat early Hal Ashby film."
$18.89   Used & New from: $15.26
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Friends of Eddie Coyle: A Novel
9.  The Friends of Eddie Coyle: A Novel by George V. Higgins
The list author says:
  "Fabulous U.S. noir.  Staccato style, early '70's malaise, mean and realistic."
$13.13   Used & New from: $5.87
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

Seemingly Solid Reality
10.  Seemingly Solid Reality by Outrageous Cherry
The list author says:
  "Their best album."
$15.16   Used & New from: $5.48
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

New Traditionalists
11.  New Traditionalists by Devo
The list author says:
  "Just a reason to get reacquainted with an old favorite."
$6.99   Used & New from: $2.97
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Mind Expanders 3
12.  Mind Expanders 3 by Mind Expanders
The list author says:
  "Rare global psychedelia, crate digger's dream."
$18.88   Used & New from: $7.78
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Memory (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
13.  Memory (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback)) by Donald E. Westlake
The list author says:
  "Struggling actor who likes to mess around with taken women gets beaten by a jealous husband and goes on an amnesiac series of misadventures."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

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Forever Changes Arthur Lee And The Book Of Love
14.  Forever Changes Arthur Lee And The Book Of Love by John Einarson
The list author says:
  "A must read for A.L./Love fans."
$14.96   Used & New from: $10.64
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Flight Test
15.  Flight Test by Airbus
The list author says:
  "Early 70's Brit band who never played live, never released a proper album, but made all these just about flawless studio recordings - a little 10CC, little Badfinger . . . just great songs."
$28.07   Used & New from: $12.19

Psych Bites 2
16.  Psych Bites 2 by Psych Bites
The list author says:
  "Similar to the Mindexpander comp. but with an emphasis on tracks that are as funky as they are trippy."
$18.79   Used & New from: $12.71

I Was Looking for a Street: By Charles Willeford
17.  I Was Looking for a Street: By Charles Willeford by Charles Willeford
The list author says:
  "Hardboiled author tells of his coming of age."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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William S. Burroughs (Reaktion Books - Critical Lives)
18.  William S. Burroughs (Reaktion Books - Critical Lives) by Phil Baker
The list author says:
  "Great read, even for someone who's already pored over way too much on WSB."
$21.76   Used & New from: $4.50
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Nobody's Angel (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
19.  Nobody's Angel (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback)) by Jack Clark
The list author says:
  "Taxi Driver set in Chicago.  Excellent."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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All Our Own Work
20.  All Our Own Work by Sandy Denny & the Strawbs
The list author says:
  "A can't-miss combination doesn't miss."
$14.99   Used & New from: $10.27
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

King of Power Pop
21.  King of Power Pop by Paul Collins
The list author says:
  "Hooks abound in a new album by the former Nerves/Beat power popper."
$12.99   Used & New from: $10.04
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Studio Album Plus
22.  Studio Album Plus by Tages
The list author says:
  "Crazy brilliant Swedish psychedelic rock."
$17.89   Used & New from: $8.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Grandma's Roadhouse
23.  Grandma's Roadhouse by Riley
The list author says:
  "Funky country rock from '71 - Gram Parsons meets Crazy Horse.  Jaw-dropping stuff."
$11.04   Used & New from: $7.50
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Point of Terror
24.  Point of Terror DVD ~ Peter Carpenter
The list author says:
  "A camp movie lover's day is made with this gigglefest about a Tom Jones-like wannabe singer who is ready to do whatever it takes to get to the top.  Dyann 'Ilsa' Thorne challenges the crooner in outrageousness."
$13.46   Used & New from: $5.99
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Kill City (Restored, Re-mixed, remastered)
25.  Kill City (Restored, Re-mixed, remastered) by James Williamson
The list author says:
  "The link between The Stooges and Iggy's solo career given the full reissue treatment."
$16.99   Used & New from: $12.41
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Rewind & Play
26.  Rewind & Play by Dom Mariani
The list author says:
  "Stems/Someloves/DM3/Majestic Kelp main man plays some career favorites in an intimate way."
Used & New from: $8.46

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Best of Dwight Twilley 1975-1984
27.  Best of Dwight Twilley 1975-1984 by Dwight Twilley
The list author says:
  "Highlights from one of the ten best power pop albums ever made (Sincerely) plus cherry pickings from Twilley's next several releases, both with the Twilley Band and as a solo artist."
$20.87   Used & New from: $14.57
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Stones in Exile
28.  Stones in Exile DVD ~ Stephen Kijak
The list author says:
  "Watch the Stones hang around Keith's villa while writing and recording Exile, listen to the players and sidemen talk about the experience."
$8.17   Used & New from: $3.25
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

UFO
29.  UFO by Jim Sullivan
The list author says:
  "The story around this record is as fascinating as the music is fantastic. Soulful, bluesy, cosmic folk by a guy who literally vanished a few years after recording it."
$16.30   Used & New from: $9.22
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Brothers
30.  Brothers by The Black Keys
The list author says:
  "I really like the dirty soul feel they worked into their thing this time."
$8.99   Used & New from: $2.69
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (432 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

35!!! Years - Bear Family Records
31.  35!!! Years - Bear Family Records by Velvetone
The list author says:
  "One of the best record labels on the planet celebrates its first 35 years in business with a 3-CD set of songs (all about bears, or with the word bear somehow figuring in) by handpicked artists, and a dazzling coffee table book."
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Evensong
32.  Evensong by Evensong
The list author says:
  "Gentle, melodic English folk, with subtle touches of prog, country rock, and psych."
$11.99   Used & New from: $9.00
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Innerspeaker
33.  Innerspeaker by Tame Impala
The list author says:
  "Proggy psychedelia from Australia."
$10.00   Used & New from: $5.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

Far Cry
34.  Far Cry by John Harvey
The list author says:
  "On the surface a police procedural-style crime novel; underneath a moving drama about couples and how they relate to one another and their children."
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Califia - The Songs of Lee Hazlewood
35.  Califia - The Songs of Lee Hazlewood by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Dusty Springfield, Ann-Margaret, Nancy & Lee, Duane Eddy, et al. interpret songs written by Lee Hazlewood, late '50s to the present."
$20.00   Used & New from: $9.48
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

No Dice
36.  No Dice by Badfinger
The list author says:
  ""Like most Badfinger fans, I've always thought of Straight Up as their best record, but from the series of reissues of their Apple albums, this is the one that shines the most to me.""
$11.88   Used & New from: $8.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)?
37.  Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him)? DVD ~ Harry Nilsson
The list author says:
  "One of the best music documentaries I've ever seen.  Brings fully to life Nilsson's remarkable talent and his fascinating, if ultimately tragic, personal story."
$14.29   Used & New from: $10.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Smile! Peter Gunn...And More
38.  Smile! Peter Gunn...And More by The Remo Four
The list author says:
  "Hard-driving beat sound Liverpool outfit who sound a little Spencer Davis Group, a little Animals, a little Shadows."
$21.75   Used & New from: $12.17
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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