Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Tuesday Tune, vol 49 - Broken Hip Edition

Today's Tuesday Tunes are brought to you by broken pelvises.  Or is it broken pelvii?  Who knows.  Either way, I know of several people who have fractured their pelvii while riding bicycles.  There's Rick (not his real name), two of Hillene's friends, and my good friend 'n running buddy, Trailtrekker.  This last weekend, Trailtrekker was racing the Spudman triathlon.  Just before the bike-to-run exchange, she swerved to avoid a spectator and went down.  Hard.  Hard enough to crack her precious pelvis in two different places.

Although Trailtrekker has many talents, thousands even, holding still is not one of them.  Recovering in bed will be a challenge.  (Come to think of it, all of my running buddies have trouble holding still. I wonder if there's a correlation between people who can't sit still -- spastic movers -- and runners...)  Since Trailtrekker will be in bed for many weeks, I figured she could use some songs to listen to -- songs that remind her why she's stuck in bed.  I'm so very nice that way, yes?

Innocent Bones - Iron and Wine
Bicycle Race - Queen
Roll The Bones - Rush
Hippy Hippy Shake - The Swinging Blue Jeans
Broken - Cherryholmes
Nitemare Hippy Girl - Beck
Two-Timing Touch and Broken Bones - The Hives
I Can't Hardly Stand It - The Cramps
The Tracks of My Tears - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
Pleasure And Pain - Ben Harper
The Heart Of Life - John Mayer
Bottles and Bones (Shade and Sympathy) - Califone
Hospital Bed Crawl - The Hush Sound
Bone Broke - The White Stripes
Bed Bed Bed - They Might Be Giants
Painkiller - Kill The Pain (DJ Shadow vs. Depeche Mode) - Depeche Mode
Heal the Pain - George Michael
Teardrop - Massive Attack
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Heal Over - KT Tunstall
Time Is A Healer - Eva Cassidy
In Repair - John Mayer

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3 comments:

radracer said...

This is sounding like a broken bone epidemic is happening all around us. Who's next?

And yes, these runner types don't idle well.

Staci said...

Maybe this is why I am so slow. I have no problem being lazy. Lazy. Lazy.

hillene said...

Oh please bless us all... I hope that we have enough wrecks. I want everyone to be safe. Thanks for sharing the tunes. You are so creatively giving:)