Song of the Day: Temple of the Dog

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

The opening track of the most recent Girl Talk album, one of 2008's best, has been called many things, notably a clip track from all your favorite records. Thing is, even with one of those fancy new iPods, you can't create one song from the best parts of UGK, Spencer Davis, Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits, Avril Lavigne, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Twisted Sister and about 15 other musical geats.

Girl Talk can.

He also reminded me of this classic song from '90s supergroup Temple of the Dog. Thanks to the ambitious new music plan by the creators of MySpace -- to upload the entire discographies of member artists into playlists -- I grabbed it.