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Sunday Shuffle #219

I hope everyone remembered to move their clocks ahead last night, as we move into Daylight Savings Time (which lasts much longer than Standard time). Not much else to say and lots to do today, so we'll just go straight to the music...

1. Mightiest of Guns/A.A. Bondy (3)
2. My Sweet Lord/Yim Yames (5)
3. Rust/Telekinesis (5)
4. Bad/U2 (1)
5. Jr's Bag of Tricks/Warren Zanes (3)
6. Rubidoux w/Simon Vs. The Gospels/Cold War Kids (3)
7. Down By The Water/The Decemberists (7)
8. Answers & Questions/Earlimart (5)
9. Kicker of Elves/Guided By Voices (4)
10. Stormy Weather/Reigning Sound (3)

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