The Playlist

I have, in my life, made one playlist—The Playlist. While it gets refined with time, here it is in its present state. Guaranteed to cure all ills.

1. “Sad Guitar”, Buffalo Daughter (New Rock)
2. “I Cover The Waterfront”, John Lee Hooker (Mr. Lucky)
3. “I’m Still Here”, Tom Waits (Alice)
4. “Love Letter”, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (No More Shall We part)
5. “Wang Dang Doodle”, PJ Harvey (The Peel Sessions)
6. “Where Do The Children Play”, Cat Stevens (Tea For The Tillerman)
7. “Meeting Across The River”, Bruce Springsteen (Born To Run)
8. “Rainy Day, Dream Away”, The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Electric Ladyland)

9. “Just Walkin’ In The Rain”, The Prisonaires (Just Walkin’ In The Rain)
10. “Many Rivers To Cross”, Jimmy Cliff (The Harder They Come)
11. “Feeling Good”, Nina Simone (I Put A Spell On You)
12. “Since I’ve Been Loving You”, Led Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin III)
13. “Voice Of Chunk”, The Lounge Lizards (Voice Of Chunk)
14. “Siren”, John McLaughlin (Devotion)
15. “Voodoo Chile”, The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Electric Ladyland)

16. “Figure 8”, FKA twigs (M3LL155X)
17. “Autumn Leaves”, Duke Ellington (Indigos)
18. “Chelsea Girls”, Nico (Chelsea Girl)
19. “Remembering Mountains”, Sharon Von Etten (Remembering Mountains: Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton)
20. “Lady Jane”, Rolling Stones (Flowers)
21. “Warm Canto”, Mal Waldron (The Quest)

22. “A Cancion Mixteca”, Ry Cooder feat. Harry Dean Stanton (Paris, Texas)
23. “Meet Me In The Morning”, Bob Dylan (Blood On The Tracks)
24. “Rainbow Sleeves”, Rickie Lee Jones (Girl At Her Volcano)
25. “When My Baby Comes”, Grinderman (Grinderman 2)
26. “One O’Clock Jump”, Count Basie (The Complete Decca Recordings)
27. “Ring My Bell”, Einstürzende Neubauten (Tabula Rasa)
28. “I’m So Sorry”, Aldous Harding (Party)

29. “Sugar Bee”, Cleveland Crochet and Jay Stutes (Sugar Bee)
30. “Absolutego”, Boris (Dear)
31. “Mississippi Queen”, Mountain (Climbing!)
32. “Susie-Q”, Creedence Clearwater Revival (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
33. “The Pusher”, Steppenwolf (Steppenwolf)
34. “If 6 Was 9”, The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Axis: Bold As Love)
35. “Johnny Was”, Bob Marley & The Wailers (Rastaman Vibration)

36. “I Only Have Eyes For You”, The Flamingos (Flamingo Serenade)
37. “Oh Oh Cheri”, Francoise Hardy (Francoise Hardy)
38. “My Bucket’s Got A Hole In it”, Hank Williams (40 Greatest Hits)
39. “Used Cars”, Bruce Springsteen (Nebraska)
40. “God Is Great”, African Head Charge (Songs Of Praise)
41. “Horizon”, Aldous Harding (Party)
42. “Mama Rosin”, Nathan Abshire & the Pine Grove Boys (French Blues)

43. “Latin Prayers, for voice (or chorus): Ave Maria”, Scelsi (Scelsi: Natura Renovatur)
44. “The Letter”, Harry Partch (The Music of Harry Partch)
45. “Who’ll Stop The Rain”, Creedence Clearwater Revival (Cosmo’s Factory)
46. “Junky Relations”, William S. Burroughs (Break Through In Grey Room)
47. “Love Me Or Leave Me”, Nina Simone (Little Girl Blue)

48. ‘Taint No Sin”, Tom Waits (The Black Rider)
49. “I Should Care”, Thelonious Monk (The Complete Blue Note Recordings)
50. “Persuasion”, Throbbing Gristle (20 Jazz Funk Greats)
51. “My Baby’s Got the Strangest Ways”, Southern Culture On The Skids (I Know What You Did Last Summer)
52. “Knickerbocker Holiday: September Song”, Kurt Weill / Lotte Lenya ( Lotte Lenya: American Theater Songs)
53. “Tenderly (feat. Eric Dolphy [Bonus Track]”, Mal Waldron, (The Quest)
54. “Midost”, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog (Party Intellectuals)
55. “Bells Of Love”, Middle Georgia Singing Convention (The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of)
56. “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”, The Shirelles (The Shirelles: Their Very Best)