Subject: Re: [Jandek] Jandek: Tom Petty fan

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Wed Dec 21 09:19:49 PST 2005

-----Original Message-----
>From: Phil Harwell <paharwell at>
>Sent: Dec 21, 2005 7:21 AM
>To: Ratan X <ratanx at>, jandek at
>Subject: Re: Subject: Re: [Jandek] Jandek: Tom Petty fan
>> > Weren't Sonic Youth big Madonna fans? 
>> Yes indeed! SY, along with Mike Watt, had an album
>> out in the mid 80s 
>> called Ciccone Youth, that included Watt's cover of
>> Burning Up. And Kim 
>> sang on a cover of Robert Palmer's Addicted to Love.
>And they appeared on a Carpenters tribute album (their
>version of Superstar was way cool in my opinion).

yes it was tops.  a very straight ahead and reverential version in a way.  it has an extremely nice video with thurston up front in a very scott walker-ish sort of way with this blazing gold mic. i recommend the sonic youth video collection.

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