tracks [End of Semester Survival Kit Edition]

This one’s for Liz, slogging her way through the semester’s end.

  1. Work Song (Oscar Brown, Jr.)
  2. Big River (Johnny Cash)
  3. Harem In Tuscany (Gogol Bordello)
  4. Turkish Mambo (Lennie Tristano)
  5. Temptation (Tom Waits)
  6. Just squeeze me (Ella Fitzgerald)
  7. History Repeating (Propellerheads feat. Shirley Bassey)
  8. Tank! (Yoko Kanno)
  9. This Year’s Kisses (Billie Holiday and Lester Young)
  10. Barbes-Brooklyn (Stephane Wrembel)
  11. I Am The Walrus (The Beatles)
  12. P.P. (Ornette Coleman)
  13. Alala (Cansei de Ser Sexy)
  14. North American Scum (LCD Soundsystem)
  15. Money, Money, Money (ABBA)
  16. D’yer Mak’er (Led Zeppelin)
  17. Love Potion Number 9 (The Searchers)
  18. The Dull Flame Of Desire (Bj:0uml;rk feat. Antony)
  19. Boys Don’t Cry (The Cure)
  20. Hallelujah, I Love Her So (Ray Charles)

tracks [Hell to Heaven and Places Between]

For Rhode’s birthday and quite late, for which I apologize.

  1. Everybody Smokes In Hell (Paul Kotheimer)
  2. Been To Hell (comp. Phil Kline, from texts by Vietnam vets)
  3. Devil’s Haircut (Beck)
  4. Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea (Ella Fitzgerald)
  5. Reckless Night on Board An Ocean Liner (Raymond Scott)
  6. On Peanuts Playground (Wynton & Ellis Marsalis)
  7. Me, Myself And I (Billie Holiday)
  8. Red Hill Mining Town (U2)
  9. Big Rock Candy Mountain (from the O Brother soundtrack)
  10. Young At Heart (Tom Waits)
  11. Fairytale Of New York (The Pogues)
  12. A Christmas Carol (comp. Charles Ives, perf. Jan Degaetani)
  13. Air (comp. J.S. Bach, perf. Yo-Yo Ma & Bobby McFerrin)
  14. Seven Steps to Heaven (perf. Cassandra Wilson)
  15. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (Bob Dylan)
  16. Seven Steps To Heaven (Miles Davis)
  17. Monkey Gone to Heaven (The Pixies)

Yes, “Seven Steps” is meant to be on there twice! I love that song…