This week’s Spill blog letter challenge asks for an eclectic mix of songs by bands and singers who start with the letter L.
Labelle – Lady Marmelade: Voulez vous dancez in the discotheque avec moi, ce soir?
Abbey Lincoln – Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?: Her two gifts: singing and social activism
Little Feat – Cold, Cold, Cold: Bonnie Raitt makes a great band celestial
Austin Lucas – Alone In Memphis: Found under hard roots in the Glossary
Lifter Puller – I Like The Lights: I’ve tapped Craig Finn for F (Finn), L (Lifter), and H (Hold Steady). I’m an admirer, ok?
Lissie – To Ramona: Dylan wrote this for her to sing. It’s about Baez and Lissie wasn’t even born yet, but whatevs
Louisiana Funky Butts Brass Band – Les Bon Temps Rouler: Chosen for the name? Moi?
Peggy Lee – Fever: Pop perfection
David Lindley – Twist and Shout: Music needs more gifted eccentrics
Mary Lou Lord – His Indie World: Evoking memories of Jill Sobule is a very good thing
Ray Lamontagne – God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise: Nose singer, but with such feeling
Jim Lauderdale – Janis Jones: Who wants him picking on their album? EVERYBODY
Loretta Lynn (w Jack White) – Portland Oregon: Jack endeavouring to reinvent all music genres
Low – $20: Sublime lo-fi