The Friday Mixtape: 7/17/09

“Favorite Zeroes”

“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.”—Sergei Rachmaninov
“Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul.”—Plato
“A wop-bop-a-loo-bomp. Alop-bam-boo.” —Little Richard

Fall Out Boy – Thriller (Rob’s Brady Mix) original track from Infinity on High (2007)
Peter Gabriel – On the Air from Peter Gabriel 2 (1978)
Kelly Buchanan – Favorite Zero from Kelly Buchanan (2008)
Lucky Soul – My Brittle Heart from The Great Unwanted (2007)
Sleater-Kinney – Light Rail Coyote from One Beat (2002)
Bob Mould – Underneath Days from Body of Song (2005)
Magnolia Electric Company – The Dark Don’t Hide It from What Comes After the Blues (2005)
Rancid – Disconnected from Let the Dominoes Fall (2009)
Red Light Company – With Lights Out from Fine Fascination (2009)
Social Distortion – Highway 101 from Sex, Love, and Rock ‘N’ Roll (2004)
Hold Steady – Yeah Sapphire from Stay Positive (2008)
Audioslave – One and the Same from Revelations (2006)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Too Lonely from Life (1987)
Sammy Hagar – Back into You from Sammy Hagar / I Never Said Goodbye (1987)
Rolling Stones – Heaven from Tattoo You (1981)
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dosed from By the Way (2002)
Velvet Crush – Why Not Your Baby from Teenage Symphonies to God (1994)

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