Song of the Day #3,320: ‘I’ve Changed (Alternate Version)’ – Josh Joplin Group

It’s been 9 months since I last featured Josh Joplin on the blog, and I feel pretty much the same way I did back then. Here’s what I had to say last October:

It’s been nearly three years since I last featured Josh Joplin on the blog, and I feel pretty much the same way I did back then.

To quote myself, “these are the Random Weekend selections I most enjoy — little blasts from the past that give me an excuse to catch up with an artist I’ve long ago forgotten.”

This is almost certainly the first time I’ve listened to the Josh Joplin Group since I wrote that post, and (let’s be honest) probably the last time until it pops up on another Random Weekend.

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Song of the Day #3,040: ‘Who is Afraid of Thomas Wolfe?’ – Josh Joplin Group

joshjoplinIt’s been nearly three years since I last featured Josh Joplin on the blog, and I feel pretty much the same way I did back then.

To quote myself, “these are the Random Weekend selections I most enjoy — little blasts from the past that give me an excuse to catch up with an artist I’ve long ago forgotten.”

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Song of the Day #1,982: ‘Matter’ – Josh Joplin Group

joshjoplinThese are the Random Weekend selections I most enjoy — little blasts from the past that give me an excuse to catch up with an artist I’ve long ago forgotten.

Josh Joplin Group made a (very) minor alternative splash at the turn of the millennium, releasing an album called Useful Music that is among the better examples of that late 90s alt-rock sound.

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Song of the Day #447: ‘Dutch Wonderland’ – Josh Joplin Group

joshjoplinHere’s another one of those weird albums that found their way into my CD collection through mysterious circumstances I no longer recall.

I can’t remember ever reading any reviews of the Josh Joplin Group or hearing them recommended by friends. I assume I picked the album up on the cheap either used or at my office’s semi-annual auction, because I never pay full price for a blind item.

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