Tuesday, September 2, 2014


Song For The Soundtrack:
Come As You Are
Nirvana Nevermind (1991)
"Nevermind is fueled by atomic anger and six-string meltdowns. It lit the fuse for Nirvana's 2014 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility."

Running Data for Saturday, June 21:
4.23 Miles
Additional Nevermind Candidates For The Soundtrack: Smells Like Teen Spirit, In Bloom, Lithium, Polly
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 95.20 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
Bruce Springsteen The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle (1973)
"Nearly every song is a rousing rock 'n' roll opera with a New Jersey shore beachfront view and an intoxicating amount of detail."

Running Data for Sunday, June 22:
3.36 Miles
Additional The Wild, The Innocent  & The E Street Shuffle Candidates For The Soundtrack: Kitty's Back, New York City Serenade
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 98.56 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
Do You Wanna Touch Me?
Joan Jett Bad Reputation (1980)
"On her first solo effort, the Queen of Black Leather nails a sound and two of the songs (Bad Reputation and Do You Wanna Touch Me?) that remain a constant in her still lethal live arsenal."

Running Data for Monday, June 23:
3.08 Miles
Additional Bad Reputation Candidates For The Soundtrack: Bad Reputation, Wooly Bully, Hanky Panky
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 101.64 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
Black Concert T-Shirt
Watershed The More It Hurts, The More It Works (2002)
"This Cheap Trick/Springsteen-inspired collection is among the best ever released by a Columbus band and only the beginning of why Watershed always will rate among the area's all-time greatest bands."

Running Data for Wednesday, June 25:
4.04 Miles
Additional The More It Hurts, The More It Works Candidates For The Soundtrack: Suckerpunch, Mercurochrome
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 105.68 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
The Girls! Let's Not Be Friends (2014)
"Jessica Wabbit proves little sister Lydia Loveless isn't the only one in the family with big singing and songwriting talents."

Song For The Soundtrack:
The Anthem
The Honey's Shoot From The Hip (2001) and Hot Day In Heaven (2003)
"The Honey's hammer it with a combination of AC/DC riffs, Lita Ford attitude, and lyrics that leave little doubt about intent."

Running Data for Saturday, June 28:
8.18 Miles
Additional Let's Not Be Friends Candidates For The Soundtrack: Radio, Take Your Feelings And Go, Let's Get Weird
Additional Shoot From The Hip Candidates For The Soundtrack: The Haunt, I Just Wanna Make You, (Shotgun) Dave Bagley, Re
Song For The Soundtrack:
Hot To Handle
Additional Hot Day In Heaven Candidates For The Soundtrack: Something You Need, Big O

Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 113.86 Miles

Colin Gawel Chemotherapy (2009) and Superior (2010)
"For a happy dude, Colin Gawel really writes and sings great sad songs. The Springsteen classes paid off. Chemotherapy should be the theme song to our national health care debate."
Song For The Soundtrack:

Los Gravediggers If Heartbreaks Were Highways (2009)
"Quinn Fallon rides away from the legendary X-Rated Cowboys with a new band and songs that would make The Replacements and all the bands mentioned on Soundtrack To My Life proud."

Running Data for Sunday, June 29:
4.31 Miles
Additional Chemotherapy Candidates For The Soundtrack: The Words We Say, Lonely Bones
Additional Superior Candidates For The Soundtrack: Profile, Sad Drive
Additional If Heartbreaks Were Highways Candidates For The Soundtrack: Stepping Stone, Dark Days
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 118.17 Miles
Song For The Soundtrack:

The Favors Long Live The Nubiles (2004)
"This one is almost as supercharged as their GTO of a debut release and lives up to their Iggy Pop/Guns N' Roses lineage."

Running Data for Monday, June 30:
4.11 Miles
Additional Long Live The Nubiles Candidates For The Soundtrack: Shaker Queen, Dirtbag, Psychotic Girls
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 122.28 Miles
Song For The Soundtrack:
Soundtrack To My Life

Song For The Soundtrack:
Supersonic Cheerleaders

Monday, September 1, 2014


Song For The Soundtrack:
New Tattoo
Dave Alvin Romeo's Escape (1987)
"Dave Alvin is one of rock's most literary lyricists and there is almost always hope in the hopelessness of his songs. His solo debut only adds to The Blasters legacy."

Running Data for Monday, June 16:
4.01 Miles
Additional Romeo's Escape Candidates For The Soundtrack: Fourth Of July, Every Night About This Time, Jubilee Train
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 78.52 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
Mascot Mania
Jello Biafra and Mojo Nixon Prairie Home Invasion (1994)
"It's the cynical and satirical music circus you would expect from two of rock's most radical rebels."

Running Data for Tuesday, June 17:
3.26 Miles
Additional Prairie Home Invasion Candidates For The Soundtrack: Buy My Snake Oil, Convoy In The Sky
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 81.78 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
Cowboy Song
Thin Lizzy The Definitive Collection (2006)
"I'm sorry to say I didn't fully appreciate Thin Lizzy's greatness until long after Phil Lynott was gone."

Running Data for Wednesday, June 18:
3.62 Miles
Additional The Definitive Collection Candidates For The Soundtrack: The Rocker, Jailbreak, Rosalie/Cowgirl's Song
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 85.40 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
Everybody Wants Some!!
Van Halen Women And Children First (1980)
Van Halen 1984 (1984)
"Imagine how different hard rock and heavy metal would sound if Eddie Van Halen first played the synthesizer and then picked up a guitar. David Lee Roth still rates as the diamond class of Van Halen's lead singers."

Running Data for Friday, June 20:
5.57 Miles
Additional Women And Children First Candidates For The Soundtrack: And The Cradle Will Rock
Additional 1984 Candidates For The Soundtrack: Panama, Hot For Teacher
Columbus Marathon Training Total Mileage: 90.97 Miles

Song For The Soundtrack:
Drop Dead Legs