The Weekly Mixtape: 7/29/2011

Hold onto your flippin’ lids, kids, this one is all about the headwear.

Top Hat White Tie and Tails – Fred Astaire from the movie Top Hat (1935)

Leopard-skin Pill-box Hat – Bob Dylan from Blonde on Blonde (1966)

Big Man’s Hat – Charlie Peacock from The Secret of Time (1990)

Hold On To Your Hat – The Rolling Stones from Steel Wheels (1989)

Cap In Hand – The Proclaimers from Sunshine on Leith (1988)

The Fez – Steely Dan from The Royal Scam (1976)

Hard Hat Area – Alan Holdsworth from Hard Hat Area (1993)

The Hat – Ingrid Michaelson from Girls and Boys (2006)

Big Hat, No Cattle – Randy Newman from Bad Love (1999)

Don’t Touch My Hat – Lyle Lovett from The Road To Ensenada (1996)

Who The Cap Fit – Bob Marley and the Wailers from Rastaman Vibration (1976)

Hard Hat and a Hammer – Alan Jackson from Freight Train (2010)

When Everyone Wore Hats – Daniel Amos from Songs of the Heart (1995)

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Joni Mitchell from Mingus (1979)



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  • guest

    all good, only one missing is Joe Cocker, You Can Leave Your Hat On

  • Chris Holmes

    Isn’t “The Fez” actually about a condom?

  • Jeff

    Agreed. Written by Randy Newman. Also covered by Tom Jones and Etta James.

  • Emma Aistrop

    Great playlist! I like that you included Ingrid, she’s such an amazing artist! I’ve also been searching for similar artists to her and came across Madi Diaz. She has a great new song out now called “Let Go,” which is definitely worth taking a listen to :) Here’s a link to her video for that song: