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They Came in Pieces

They Came in Pieces [19]

  1. Jay Farrar & Benjamin GibbardCalifornia Zephyr [from “One Fast Move or I’m Gone: Music from Kerouac’s Big Sur“]
  2. Wilco Walken [from “Sky Blue Sky“]
  3. Raconteurs Steady as She Goes [from “Broken Boy Soldiers“]
  4. Bigott I’m Little Retarded [from “This Is the Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship“]
  5. White StripesI’m Lonely (but I Ain’t that Lonely Yet) [from “Get Behind Me Satan“]
  6. Dan Auerbach Mean Monsoon [from “Keep It Hid“]
  7. Wilco Jesus, Etc [from “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot“]
  8. Flat Duo Jets — You Only Live Twice [from “Safari“]
  9. Paul Benoit Riptide [from “Combustible“]
  10. Keziah JonesFree Your Soul [from “Blufunk Is a Fact!“]
  11. GalacticGo Go [from “Coolin’ Off“]
  12. Dead Weather Rocking Horse [from “Horehound“]
  13. Blackouts Everglades [from “History in Reverse“]
  14. WilcoI’m a Wheel [from “A Ghost Is Born“]
  15. Jelly Rollers Pretty Things [from “Jelly Rollers“]
  16. Ray LaMontagne How Come [from “Trouble“]
  17. Galactic Uptown Odyssey [from “Ruckus“]
  18. Rednex McKenzie Brothers [from “Sex & Violins“]
  19. Tom Jones Feels Like Music [from “24 Hours“]

I just created this CD for my brother in essence because he missed some of this music over the last several years.  This is my attempt to introduce him to some of these musicians and their music.  I had to skip a lot but I suppose that means there’ll have to be a sequel.


Portable Desires

Portable Desires [18]

  1. Nina SimoneI Put a Spell on You [from “Best of Nina Simone“]
  2. Joe CockerYou Are so Beautiful [from “Ultimate Collection“]
  3. PortisheadGlory Box [live] [from “Roseland NYC Live“]
  4. Patricia BarberRegular Pleasures [from “Verse“]
  5. Dinah Washington What a Diff’rence a Day Made [from “Best of Dinah Washington – 20th Century Masters“]
  6. Led ZeppelinOver the Hills and Far Away [from “Houses of the Holy“] [in a box set]
  7. PrinceWhen Doves Cry [from “Purple Rain“] [soundtrack]
  8. Niel YoungCinnamon Girl [from “Everybody Knows this Is Nowhere“]
  9. Rufus [with Chaka Kan]Tell Me Something Good [from “Rags to Rufus“]
  10. Hot ChocolateYou Sexy Thing [from “Hot Chocolate“]
  11. Sarah VaughanWhatever Lola Wants [from “Verve Unmixed 2“]
  12. RL BurnsideBad Luck City [from “Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down“]
  13. 10,000 ManiacsI Hope that I Don’t Fall in Love with You [from “Step Right Up:  The Songs of Tom Waits”]
  14. EaglesI Can’t Tell You Why [live] [from “Eagles Live“]
  15. Johnny CashMemories Are Made of This [from “American Recordings 2: Unchained“]
  16. Kermit [yes, the frog] — Rainbow Connection [from “The Muppet Movie“] [soundtrack]
  17. Tony BennettMy Favorite Things [from “Snowfall: The Christmas Album“]
  18. Wayne NewtonDanke Schoen [from “Wayne Newton Greatest Hits“]

I created this CD originally for AO circa 2003.


Fallen Petals

Fallen Petals [16]

  1. Legendary Pink DotsI Love You In Your Tragic Beauty [from “The Crushed Velvet Apocalypse“]
  2. Love & RocketsThe Teardrop Collector [from “Love & Rockets“]
  3. Jefferson AirplaneThird Week in the Chelsea [from “2400 Fulton Street“]
  4. Jethro TullSerenade to a Cuckoo [from “This Was“]
  5. The BeatlesRain [from “Past Masters 2“] [this song appears elsewhere also]
  6. SupertrampJust a Normal Day [from “Crisis?  What Crisis?“]
  7. Edie Brickell & the New BohemiansMe by the Sea [from “Ghost of a Dog“]
  8. DonovanWhere Is She? [from “Barabajagal“]
  9. StingSister Moon [from “Nothing Like the Sun“]
  10. Syd BarrettHere I Go [from “The Madcap Laughs“]
  11. Simon and GarfunkelBookends Theme [from “Bookends“]
  12. Crosby, Stills & NashWooden Ships [from “Crosby, Stills & Nash“]
  13. DonovanLegend of a Girl Child Linda [from “Try for the Sun: The Journey of Donovan“] [I have this on a different CD but this looks like a good box set]
  14. Pink FloydFearless [from “Meddle“]
  15. Led ZeppelinI’m Gonna Crawl [from “In through the out Door”]
  16. The BeatlesGood Night [from “The Beatles“] [also known as the white album]

I created this CD circa 1995 (or earlier).


Every Era Is Ending Early in My Morning Cup

Every Era Is Ending Early in My Morning Cup [16]

  1. Big BopperChantilly Lace [from “Hello Baby: Best of the Big Bopper” or pick any similar album]
  2. Robyn Hitchcock & the EgyptiansIf You Were a Priest [from “Element of Light“]
  3. Billy JoelYou May Be Right [from “The Essential Billy Joel“]
  4. Fleetwood MacTusk [from “Fleetwood Mac: Greatest Hits“]
  5. QueenCrazy Little Thing Called Love [from “Queen: Greatest Hits Volumes 1 & 2“]
  6. Jim FergusonCharade [from “Not Just Another Pretty Bass“]
  7. Fionna AppleSleep to Dream [from “Tidal“]
  8. Crosby, Stills & NashSuite: Judy Blue Eyes [from “Crosby, Stills & Nash“]
  9. CakePerhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps [from “Fashion Nugget“]
  10. Sheryl CrowLove Is a Good Thing [from “Sheryl Crow“]
  11. Fionna AppleCriminal [from “Tidal“]
  12. WarWhy Can’t We Be Friends [from “The Very Best of War“]
  13. YelloViscous Games [from “Stella“]
  14. Jim Ferguson — I Get Along without You Very Well [from “Not Just Another Pretty Bass“]
  15. Led ZeppelinHats off to (Roy) Harper [from “Led Zeppelin III“]
  16. Jefferson AirplanePretty as You Feel [from “2400 Fulton Street“]

This CD was originally created circa 2002 for ArzooO.


Delivering a Slow Fire

Delivering a Slow Fire [17]

  1. Fleetwood MacOver My Head [from “Rumors“]
  2. Al GreenI’m Still in Love with You [from “Immortal Soul of Al Green“]
  3. Creedence Clearwater RevivalI Put a Spell on You [from “Creedence Clearwater Revival“]
  4. Bob DylanYou’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go [from “Blood on the Tracks“]
  5. SantanaSmoothe [with Rob Thomas] [from “Supernatural“]
  6. CakeLet Me Go [from “Prolonging the Magic“]
  7. Jack JohnsonBetter Together [from “In Between Dreams“]
  8. The BeatlesHoney Pie [from “The Beatles“] [also known as the white album]
  9. Holly ColeMake It Go Away [from “Dark Dear Heart“]
  10. Norman BlakeYou Are My Sunshine [from “O Brother, Where Art Thou?“] [soundtrack]
  11. TallulahOh Daddy [from “Legacy: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac’s Rumors“]
  12. The PoliceEvery Little Thing She Does Is Magic [from “Message in a Box: The Complete Recordings“]
  13. Janis JopinMe and Bobby McGee [from “Box of Peals: Janis Joplin Collection“]
  14. Cat StevensHard Headed Woman [from “Tea for the Tillerman“]
  15. Damian RiceThe Blower’s Daughter [from “O“]
  16. Van MorrisonI’ll Be Your Lover, Too [from “His Band and the Street Choir“]
  17. Norah JonesI’ve Got to See You Again [from “Come Away with Me“]

This CD was originally created circa 2004 for CR.



Pre-Epiphanous [16]

  1. Blossom DearieDearie‘s Blues [from “Blossom Dearie Verve Jazz Masters 51“]
  2. Tom WaitsHold On [from “Mule Variations“]
  3. Fleetwood MacOh Daddy [from “Rumors“]
  4. Kurt EllingClose Your Eyes [from “Close Your Eyes“]
  5. Bob Marley and the WailersNo Woman, No Cry [live] [from “Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers“]
  6. Ladysmith Black MambazoHow Long? [from “Shaka Zulu“]
  7. Patricia BarberI Could Eat Your Words [from “Verse“]
  8. StingBe Still My Beating Heart [from “Nothing Like the Sun“]
  9. Talking HeadsTake Me to the River [from “More Songs about Buildings and Food“]
  10. CakeStickshifts and Safetybelts [from “Fashion Nugget“]
  11. Hot Club of San FranciscoNature Boy [from “Hot Club of San Francisco“]
  12. David ByrneMy Love Is You [from “David Byrne“]
  13. Patsy ClineCrazy [from “Patsy Cline 12 Greatest Hits“]
  14. Sheryl CrowNo One Said It Would Be Easy [from “Tuesday Night Music“]
  15. SupertrampTwo of Us [from “Crisis?  What Crisis?“]
  16. Tom WaitsPicture in a Frame [from “Mule Variations“]

This CD was originally created circa 2003 for CR.


Digital Dawn

Digital Dawn [13]

  1. Kohachiro MiyataSanya [from “Shakuhachi – The Japanese Flute“]
  2. Irwin René Abularach-Sierra, guitar — unknown [track 1 from “Guitar Music of Three Centuries”] [good luck finding a copy of this one]
  3. Bebop and Destruction Here It Is [from “Heavy Machinery“]
  4. Holly Cole Train Song [from “Temptation“, an album of Tom Waits covers]
  5. Ahmad Jamal Ahmad’s Blues [from “Ahmad’s Blues“]
  6. Milt Buckner The Beast [from “Mulholland Drive: Original Motion Picture Score“]
  7. Irwin René Abularach-Sierra, guitar — unknown [track 4 from “Guitar Music of Three Centuries”] [probably still impossible to find]
  8. Orchestre de Chambre Jean-François Paillard [Musical Heritage Society release] — Adagio in G minor [Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni] [from “Pachelbel-Albinoni-Bach-Bonporti-Molter”] [The Doors used this song to create their “A Feast Of Friends” or “The Severed Garden”] [you should have no trouble finding recordings of this adagio, but again good luck finding this specific recording]
  9. Claudia GomezSoltarlo [Colombia] [from “A Putumayo Blend: Music from the Coffee Lands“]
  10. Charlie Watts – Jim Keltner Project Elvin Suite [from “Charlie Watts – Jim Keltner Project“]
  11. Angelo Badalamenti Jitterbug [from “Mulholland Drive: Original Motion Picture Score“]
  12. Tom Waits Get Behind the Mule [from “Mule Variations“]
  13. Yann Tiersen Le Moulin [from “Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain” score]

(Originally compiled c. 2003 as an audio test compilation.)


Mellow Pajamas in Plastic

Mellow Pajamas in Plastic [17]

  1. Peter Gabriel Come Talk to Me [from “Us“]
  2. The Beatles For No One [from “Revolver“]
  3. Cassandra Wilson Harvest Moon [Neil Young cover] [from “New Moon Daughter“]
  4. Tom Waits Picture in a Frame [from “Mule Variations“]
  5. Led Zeppelin What Is and What Should Never Be [from “Led Zeppelin II“]
  6. Pablo Neruda [poem read by Madonna] — If You Forget Me [from “Il Postino“] [soundtrack plus celebrities reading Neruda’s poetry]
  7. Erick Satie Three Gymnopedies: No.1 [from “Piano Works Volume 1“]
  8. Sheryl Crow I Shall Believe [from “Tuesday Night Music Club“]
  9. Diana Krall If I Had You [from “All for You: A Dedication to the Nat King Cole Trio“]
  10. Yello Rhythm Devine [from “One Second“]
  11. David Byrne My Love Is You [from “David Byrne“]
  12. Holly Cole I Want You [Tom Waits cover] [from “Temptation“] [an entire album of Tom Waits songs]
  13. Led Zeppelin Friends [from “Led Zeppelin III“]
  14. Kurt Elling Every Time We Say Goodbye [from “This Time It’s Love“]
  15. Bob Dylan Boots of Spanish Leather [from “The Times They Are a-Changin’“]
  16. Holly Cole River [Joni Mitchell cover] [from “Dark Dear Heart“]
  17. Led Zeppelin The Rain Song [from “Houses of the Holy“]

(Originally compiled circa 2002.)


A Distant Murmur

A Distant Murmur [19]

  1. Three Dog Night Never Been to Spain [from “The Best of Three Dog Night“]
  2. Al Green Tired of Being Alone [from “Immortal Soul of Al Green“] [box set]
  3. Mel Tormé [with Artie Shaw] — What Is this Thing Called Love? [from “‘Spoon & Groove“] [I have this on “All Star Jazz” but this should be the same version.]
  4. A-Ha Take Me On [from “Grosse Pointe Blank – More Music from the Film“] [soundtrack]
  5. Art of Noise Moments in Love [from “Best Of Art Of Noise“] [At least it’s on my copy; there must be multiple versions of this Best of CD.]
  6. The Edge [with Sinéad O’Connor] — Heroine (Theme from ‘Captive’) [from “Captive“] [soundtrack]
  7. The Beatles Oh! Darling [from “Abbey Road“]
  8. Holly Cole Take Me Home [Tom Waits cover] [from “Temptation“] [An entire album of Tom Waits songs.]
  9. Jackson Brown Doctor My Eyes [from “Next Voice You Hear: The Best of Jackson Browne”]
  10. Sarah Vaughan What a Diff’rence a Day Made [from “All Star Jazz”] [This album probably has it but lamely there is no track listing.]
  11. Richie Havens Here Comes the Sun [live] [from “Resume: The Best of Richie Havens”] [I have this on some random hippie music set. ]
  12. Jimmy Witherspoon and Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes Please Send Me Someone to Love [from “‘Night and Day: The Cole Porter Songbook”]
  13. Joe Cocker With a Little Help from My Friends [live] [from “Woodstock“] [soundtrack]
  14. The Beatles Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da [from “The Beatles”] [aka The White Album]
  15. Holly Cole I Want You [from “Temptation“] [I told you: an entire album of Tom Waits songs.]
  16. Billy Joel Tell Her About It [from “The Essential Billy Joel“]
  17. Holly Cole I’ve Just Seen a Face [Beatles cover] [from “Dark Dear Heart“]
  18. Diana Krall Do Nothin’ till You Hear from Me [from “Steppin’ Out“]
  19. Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians Me by the Sea [from “Ghost of a Dog“]

(Originally compiled for CR circa 2003.)


Blackstrap Molasses Whirlwind

Blackstrap Molasses Whirlwind [18]

  1. Susana Baca — [track 11; unmentioned] [from “Eco de sombras“]
  2. Cassandra Wilson Right Here, Right Now [from “Traveling Miles“]
  3. Kurt Elling The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing [from “This Time It’s Love“]
  4. Squirrel Nut Zippers Hell [from “Hot“]
  5. Paris Combo Moi, mon âme et ma conscience [from “Paris Combo“]
  6. Holly Cole I’ve Just Seen a Face [Beatles cover] [from “Dark Dear Heart“]
  7. Keoki Me [from “Ego-Trip“] [the version I have is a remix of this; I’ll keep looking for that version]
  8. Cake Hem of Your Garment [from “Prolonging the Magic“]
  9. Sheryl Crow Superstar [from “Sheryl Crow“]
  10. Kurt Elling I Feel So Smoochie [from “This Time It’s Love“]
  11. Susana Baca De los amores [from “Eco de sombras“]
  12. Cassandra Wilson Time After Time [Cyndi Lauper cover] [from “Traveling Miles“]
  13. Holly Cole Take Me Home [Tom Waits cover] [from “Temptation“] [an album of Tom Waits covers]
  14. Bob Dylan Just Like a Woman [from “Blonde on Blonde“]
  15. Blossom Dearie I Won’t Dance [from “Blossom Dearie Verve Jazz Masters 51“]
  16. Susannah McCorkle Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry [from “The Songs of Johnny Mercer“]
  17. Sheryl Crow What I Can Do for You [from “Tuesday Night Music Club“]
  18. Jethro Tull Grace [from “Minstrel in the Gallery“]

(Originally compiled for Cecilia circa 2001.)