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Desert Island Jukebox Special

Jim and Greg hand the Desert Island Jukebox remote over to some of their favorite guests. Hear what music Robert Plant, Kelis and Fred Armisen say they can't live without.

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Desert Island Jukebox

All year long, Jim and Greg take turns dropping coins in the Desert Island Jukebox, talking about songs and albums they‘d need with them if stranded on an island. But now, at the year’s end, they're gonna take a break and let some of their favorite past guests do the heavy lifting. Hear what music they can't live without:

  • Lindsey Buckingham: The Beatles, Revolver
  • Trombone Shorty: Louis Armstrong, "On the Sunny Side of the Street"
  • Fred Armisen: Stereolab, "Cybele's Reverie"
  • Trey Parker: Elton John, "Indian Sunset" and Live in Australia with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
  • Matt Stone: James Brown, "There Was a Time"
  • Peter Hook: Nico, "Chelsea Girl"
  • Kelis: Rhye, "Open"
  • Robert Plant: Low, The Great Destroyer
  • Kerry King of Slayer: Ozzy Ozbourne, Blizzard of Oz
  • Dave Lombardo of Slayer: Amy Winehouse, Back to Black

Plus, check out our 2009 Desert Island Jukebox Special.

Featured Songs

  1. The Saints, (I'm) Stranded, (I'm) Stranded, EMI, 1977
  2. The Beatles, I'm Only Sleeping, Revolver, Parlophone, 1966
  3. The Beatles, Tomorrow Never Knows, Revolver, Parlophone, 1966
  4. Stereolab, Cybele's Reverie, Emperor Tomato Ketchup, Duophonic, 1996
  5. Louis Armstrong, On the Sunny Side of the Street, The Great Chicago Concert 1956, Sony, 1956
  6. Kelis, Milkshake, Milkshake (Single), Arista, 2003
  7. Rhye, Open, Woman, Universal Music, 2013
  8. Elton John, Indian Sunset, Madman Across the Water, DJM/Uni Records, 1971
  9. Elton John, Tonight, Live in Australia with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, MCA, 1987
  10. James Brown, There Was a Time, Live at the Apollo Volume II, King, 1968
  11. Rush, The Trees, Hemispheres, Mercury, 1978
  12. Nico, I'll Keep it with Mine, Chelsea Girl, Verve, 1967
  13. James Taylor, Hey Mister, that's Me Up on the Jukebox, Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon, Warner, 1971
  14. Led Zeppelin, When the Levee Breaks, Led Zeppelin IV, Atlantic, 1971
  15. Low, Silver Rider, The Great Destroyer, Sub Pop, 2005
  16. Ozzy Osbourne, Crazy Train, Blizzard of Ozz, Epic, 1980
  17. Amy Winehouse, Rehab, Back to Black, Island, 2006
  18. The Mothers of Invention, You Didn't Try to Call Me, Cruising with Ruben & the Jets, Bizarre and Verve Records, 1968
  19. Broken Bells, After the Disco, After the Disco, Columbia, 2014
  20. The Growlers, Good Advice, Chinese Fountain, Everloving Records, 2014
  21. A-Villa, Sucker Free, Carry on Tradition, Closed Sessions, 2014
  22. Spoon, Do You, They Want My Soul, Loma Vista, 2014

Footnotes

soundopinions.org Lindsey Buckingham on SO soundopinions.org Fred Armisen on SO soundopinions.org Trombone Shorty on SO soundopinions.org Kelis on SO soundopinions.org Trey Parker and Matt Stone on SO soundopinions.org Peter Hook on SO soundopinions.org Robert Plant on SO soundopinions.org Slayer on SO