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Inner voice

My pal Jamie’s doing a music exchange — burn a CD with your favorite songs of all time on it, send it to everyone on the list, you know the drill. In one of those fleeting moments of personal revelation I sometimes indulge in, here’s mine. (Yeah, that’s a pretty weak excuse for personal revelation.)

Disc I

Django Reinhardt: Swing Guitar
Link Wray: Jack The Ripper (live)
Albion Band: Ragged Heroes
David Bowie: Ziggy Stardust
Men They Couldn’t Hang: A Place in the Sun
Aimee Mann: I’ve Had It
Sugar: If I Can’t Change Your Mind
Sam Phillips: Gimme Some Truth
Blake Babies: I Wanna Be Sedated
Richard & Linda Thompson: Walking On A Wire
Lou Reed: White Light / White Heat
Love & Rockets: Kundalini Express
Fairport Convention: Genesis Hall
Husker Du: Ice Cold Ice
Neil Young: Hey Hey, My My (Into The Black)
Drive By Truckers: Let There Be Rock
Bill Hicks: Rockers Against Drugs Suck

Disc 2

Soul Coughing: Screenwriter’s Blues
Megan Peters: Dangerous Girl
Liz Phair: Polyester Bride
Bob Dylan: Isis
X: Sex And Dying In High Society
Letters To Cleo: Anchor
Moonpools and Caterpillars: Hear
Dance Hall Crashers: Whiskey & Gin
Oyster Band: The Old Dance
Television: See No Evil
Shriekback: Nemesis
Jonathan Richman: Roadrunner
Blue Rodeo: Outskirts
Suzanne Vega: Knight Moves
Jane Siberry: All The Candles In The World
Warren Zevon: Desperados Under The Eaves


  1. I’ve been toying with this idea for a long time. I suppose i should get with it. Will you burn both CDs for everyone?

  2. Yeah. I shoulda just done one but I couldn’t cut it down that far.

  3. I’m only up to K and i already have 54 tracks. Ugh.

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