19 October 2005

so, here it is, my tribute to myself. over the next handful of nights, i'll post a track, talk about it, an place it in the context of my developing tastes.

let me tell you: this was a real mother to assemble. i can only imagine what it must have been like for the peel folks, given the wide range of his tastes.

so, w/ no further ado ...
disc 1
dion & the belmonts, "i wonder why"
the 4 seasons, "rag doll"
the skyliners, "since i don't have you"
harold melvin & the blue notes, "if you don't know me by now"
stevie wonder, "i was made to love her"
marvin gaye, "stubborn kind of fellow"
sam cooke, "tennessee waltz"
lorraine ellison, "stay with me"
otis redding, "try a little tenderness"
doug e. fresh & the get fresh crew, "the show (single edit)"
bobby brown, "my prerogative"
janet jackson, "love will never do (without you)"
sly & the family stone, "everybody is a star"
al green, "i'm still in love with you"
james brown, "there was a time"
prince, "1999 (single edit)"
elton john, "saturday night's alright (for fighting)"
the jimi hendrix experience, "hey joe"
massive attack, "teardrop (single edit)"
oasis, "live forever"
pulp, "common people"

disc 2
the smiths, "this charming man"
david bowie, "rock 'n' roll suicide (live)"
the rolling stones, "let it loose"
u2, "a sort of homecoming"
the beach boys, "god only knows (live, 1967 rehearsal)"
the magnetic fields, "100,000 fireflies"
orange juice, "consolation prize"
bruce springsteen, "candy's room"
duke ellington & his orchestra, "in a sentimental mood"
the ronettes, "i wish i never saw the sunshine"
abba, "dancing queen"
aaliyah, "are you that somebody?"
dionne warwick, "are you there (with another girl)"
glen campbell, "wichita lineman"
elvis presley, "if i can dream"
frank sinatra, "angel eyes"
bob dylan, "if you see her, say hello"
dexys midnight runners, "reminisce (part two)"
howlin' wolf, "killing floor"
andrew w.k., "party hard"
richard strauss, "im abendrot" (sop., lucia popp)

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