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36 Hours and a Cold Wind

36 Hours and a Cold Wind [16]

  1. Holly Cole Take Me Home [from “Temptation“]
  2. Diana Krall I’m Thru with Love [from “All for You: A Dedication to the Nat King Cole Trio“]
  3. Cassandra Wilson You Don’t Know What Love Is [from “Blue Light ’til Dawn“]
  4. Tom Waits Cold Cold Ground [from “Frank’s Wild Years“]
  5. Pamina Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2 – Ach, ich fühl’s, es ist verschwunden (Pamina) [from “Mad About Sopranos“]
  6. Strunz & Farah Twilight at the Zuq [from “Primal Magic“]
  7. The Tear Garden Ascension Day [from “To Be an Angel Blind, the Crippled Soul Divide“]
  8. Paris Combo On n’a pas besoin [from “Paris Combo“]
  9. Jen Cass Balancing Man [from “Brave Enough to Say“]
  10. Legendary Pink Dots I Love You in Your Tragic Beauty [from “Crushed Velvet Apocalypse“]
  11. Ahmad Jamal Let’s Fall in Love [from “Ahmad’s Blues“]
  12. The Beatles Till there Was You [from “With the Beatles“]
  13. John Pizzarelli I’m Confessin’ [from “Naturally“]
  14. Kurt Elling Wait Till You See Her [from “Close Your Eyes“]
  15. Thelonious Monk Trinkle Tinkle [from “The London Collection, Volume 1“] [here is The Complete London Collection]
  16. Peter Gabriel Love to Be Loved [from “Us“]

(A sketch of longing compiled perhaps circa 2000.)


The Butterfly Apocalypse

The Butterfly Apocalypse [22]

(Created specifically to give children music to listen to that wasn’t shitty.  A lot of this is music I remember enjoying when I was a kid.  Others are here for other reasons.  This should all fit on a CD.)

  1. The Rhythm Devils Compound [from “The Apocalypse Now Sessions“]
  2. Louis Prima I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song) [from “The Jungle Book“] [soundtrack]
  3. Brian Setzer Orchestra Americano [from “Vavoom!“]
  4. Sly & the Family Stone Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) [from “Greatest Hits“]
  5. Robyn Hitchcock How Do You Work This Thing? [from “Groovy Decoy“]
  6. Tom Waits Cemetery Polka [from “Rain Dogs“]
  7. Donovan Pamela Jo [from “Barabajagal“]
  8. The Beatles Her Majesty [from “Abbey Road“]
  9. War [with Eric Burdon] — Spill the Wine [from “The Best of War and More“]
  10. Cat Stevens Another Saturday Night [from “Cat Stevens – Greatest Hits“]
  11. J Pat O’Malley — Bare Necessities [from “The Jungle Book“] [soundtrack]
  12. Donovan Atlantis [from “Barabajagal“]
  13. The Beatles Octopus’s Garden [from “Abbey Road“]
  14. Donovan [with Jeff Beck Group] — Barabajagal [from “Barabajagal“]
  15. The Beatles Hey Bulldog [from “Yellow Submarine“]
  16. T RexMambo Sun [from “Electric Warrior“]
  17. Grateful Dead Scarlet Begonias [from “Mars Hotel“]
  18. The Doors Break on Through (To the Other Side) [from “The Doors“]
  19. War Low Rider [from “The Best of War and More“]
  20. Syd Barrett — Effervescing Elephant [live] [from “The Peel Session“]
  21. The Beatles Yellow Submarine [from “Yellow Submarine“]
  22. Simon & Garfunkel — El Condor Pasa (If I Could) [from “Simon & Garfunkel – Greatest Hits“]

(Originally compiled circa 2002.)


A River of Honey and a Boat of Wine

A River of Honey and a Boat of Wine [18]

(This fits nicely on a CD as long as you appropriately edit track seven.)

  1. Mississippi John Hurt Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor (from “Today!“)
  2. Robyn Hitchcock I Got a Message for You (from “Invisible Hitchcock“)
  3. The Beatles For You Blue (from “Let It Be“)
  4. T RexJeepster (from “Electric Warrior“)
  5. Neko Case Pretty Girls (from “Blacklisted“)
  6. Brian Eno & David Byrne The Jezebel Spirit (from “My Life in the Bush of Ghosts“)
  7. Coldcut I’m Wild about that Thing (The Lost Sex Tapes Position 1) [edited to remove white space] (from “Let Us Play!“)
  8. Egyptian Lover I Need a Freak (from “Back from the Tomb“)
  9. Crosby, Stills, and Nash Dark Star (from “CSN“)
  10. The Police Bring on the Night (from “Reggatta de Blanc“)
  11. Billy Joel Don’t Ask Me Why (from “Billy Joel Greatest Hits“)
  12. Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Night Moves (from “Night Moves“)
  13. Donovan Superlungs My Supergirl (from “Barabajagal“)
  14. Cake Italian Leather Sofa (from “Fashion Nugget“)
  15. Sarah Vaughan Whatever Lola Wants (from “Sarah Vaughan’s Golden Hits“)
  16. Nina Simone I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl (from “The Very Best Of Nina Simone“)
  17. Simon & Garfunkle For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her [live] (from “Simon & Garfunkel – Greatest Hits“)
  18. Rebekah del Rio Llorando [Crying; Roy Orbison cover] (from “Mulholland Drive” [soundtrack])

(Originally compiled for CR circa 2003.)