Mixes

STUDIES IN THEME, STYLE, HISTORY, AND UNSUSPECTED CONNECTIONS
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THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE by Steve Smith
1. “Sail Away,” Randy Newman
2. “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” The Band
3. “Wild West,” Joe Jackson
4. “The Great Atomic Power,” The Louvin Brothers
5. “New Frontier,” Donald Fagen
6. “Memphis,” Johnny Rivers
7. “Proud Mary,” Ike & Tina Turner
8. “City of New Orleans,” Arlo Guthrie
9. “Truckin’,” The Grateful Dead
10. “Running Down A Dream,” Tom Petty
11. “Living For The City,” Stevie Wonder
12. “Shattered,” The Rolling Stones
13. “Hotel California,” The Eagles
14. “Born In The U.S.A.,” Bruce Springsteen
15. “Pink Houses,” John Cougar Mellencamp
16. “Open Letter To A Landlord,” Living Colour
17. “Sign O’ The Times,” Prince
18. “I’m So Bored With The USA,” The Clash

“AND I QUOTE” by Allen Burrows
1. “Thunder Road,” Bruce Springsteen
2. “Only The Lonely,” Roy Orbison
3. “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing,” The New Searchers
4. “Walkin’ On The Sun,” Smash Mouth
5. “My Boyfriend’s Back,” The Angels
6. “Romeo & Juliet,” Dire Straits
7. “Somewhere,” Charlotte Church
8. “Bang A Gong,” T. Rex
9. “Little Queenie,” Chuck Berry
10. “Long May You Run,” Neil Young & Stephen Stills
11. “Caroline No,” The Beach Boys
12. “Comin’ On Strong,” Brenda Lee
13. “Radar Love,” Golden Earring
14. “Runnin’ Down A Dream,” Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
15. “Runaway,” Del Shannon
16. “Blue Moon,” The Marcels
17. “Sunshine Of Your Love,” Cream
18. “Sweet Jane,” Lou Reed & Velvet Underground
19. “Do You Love Me,” The Contours
20. “A Thousand Miles,” Vanessa Carlton
21. “Theme From The Magnificent Seven

BO DIDDLEY BEAT TRADITION by Matt Smith
1. “Hambone,” Doug & Frankie Quimby & The Georgia Sea Island Singers
2. “Bo Diddley,” Bo Diddley
3. “Cannonball,” Duane Eddy
4. “Hey Little Girl,” Dee Clark
5. “She Has Funny Cars,” Jefferson Airplane
6. “Iko Iko,” Dr. John
7. “Panic In Detroit,” David Bowie
8. “Sunday Papers,” Joe Jackson
9. “Cuban Slide,” The Pretenders
10. “Amplifier,” The dBs
11. “Lover’s Walk,” Elvis Costello
12. “How Soon Is Now,” The Smiths
13. “Willie The Wimp,” Stevie Ray Vaughan
14. “Faith,” George Michael
15. “Precious Things,” Tori Amos
16. “Object Of My Affection,” Shawn Colvin
17. “Tribal Thunder,” Dick Dale
18. “Screwdriver,” The White Stripes
19. “Black  Horse And The Cherry Tree,” KT Tunstall
20. “Day Of The Baphomets,” Mars Volta
21. “Electric City,” Black Eyed Peas

DEFINING JUSTICE by Steve Smith (goes with the course Defining Justice, IDST 1000-03, Millsaps College, Fall 2013)
1. “This Land Is Your Land,” Woody Guthrie
2. “When Will We Be Paid,” The Staple Singers
3. “A Change Is Gonna Come,” Sam Cooke
4. “Mississippi Goddam,” Nina Simone
5. “Living For The City,” Stevie Wonder
6. “Sail Away,” Randy Newman
7. “For What It’s Worth,” Buffalo Springfield
8. “Ohio,” Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young
9. “The Fiddle And the Drum,” Joni Mitchell
10. “Respect,” Aretha Franklin
11. “People Got To Be Free,” The Rascals
12. “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology),” Marvin Gaye
13. “Know Your Rights,” The Clash
14. “Beds Are Burning,” Midnight Oil
15. “We Are The World,” U.S.A. for Africa
16. “Real Work,” The Assemblers with Nicole Saad
17. “Open Letter To A Landlord,” Living Colour
18. “Talkin’ Bout A Revolution,” Tracy Chapman
19. “Quality Of Mercy,” Michelle Shocked
20. “Tell Somebody (Repeal The Patriot Act),” Rickie Lee Jones
21. “Born This Way,” Lady Gaga

NIFTY INSTRUMENTALS by Steve Smith (goes with “Nifting”)
1. “Foggy Mountain Breakdown,” Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs
2. “Wipeout,” The Surfaris
3. “Walk Don’t Run,” The Ventures
4. “Green Onions,” Booker T. & The MGs
5. “Cissy Strut,” The Meters
6. “Mexican Road Race,” The Tijuana Brass
7. “Something’s Got A Hold Of My Toe,” Traffic
8. “Jessica” (Single Version), The Allman Brothers
9. “Grand Junction,” Poco
10. “Theme From The Rockford Files,” Mike Post
11. “Led Boots,” Jeff Beck
12. “Dig The Ditch,” Dixie Dregs
13. “Grandelinquent,” Klark Kent [Steward Copeland]
14. “Maiden’s Milk,” The Meat Puppets
15. “In Anticipation Of The Pope,” Monks Of Doom
16. “Bang (Part 2),” The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
17. “Six Pack,” Tortoise
18. “Dawgma,” Dave Grisman
19. “The Canoe Wood Theme,” The Assemblers

NIFTY, ADVANCED by Steve Smith
1. “Arkansas Traveler,” Bela Fleck
2. “Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy,” Return To Forever
3. “Theme For Kinetic Ritual,” Klark Kent [Steward Copeland]
4. “Patchwork,” Dixie Dregs
5. “YYZ,” Rush
6. “The Attitude Song,” Steve Vai
7. “Sequel,” Medeski, Martin & Wood
8. “Emu’s Blues,” The Anger/Marshall Band
9. “Not Innocent,” Curlew
10. “Native Stepson,” Sonny Landreth
11.  “5 – 4 = Unity,” Pavement

OVERWHELMING SOUND by Steve Smith (goes with “Coming To Get You”)
1. “(I’m Your) Hoochie Coochie Man,” Muddy Waters
2. “Rumble,” Link Wray
3. “You Really Got Me,” The Kinks
4. “I Can’t Explain,” The Who
5. “My Generation,” The Who
6. “Foxey Lady,” Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. “Purple Haze,” Jimi Hendrix Experience
8. “Summertime Blues,” Blue Cheer
9. “Revolution,” The Beatles
10. “Cinnamon Girl,” Neil Young
11. “FFF,” Public Image Limited
12. “Budge,” Dinosaur Jr
13. “Welcome To The Jungle,” Guns ‘N’ Roses
14. “On A Plain,” Nirvana
15. “Pissant,” Smashing Pumpkins
16. “Satan’s Bed,” Pearl Jam
17. “Thrak,” King Crimson

RADIO by Bill Page
1. “We Want The Airwaves,” The Ramones
2. “I Radio Heaven,” Over the Rhine
3. “Radio,” Rancid
4. “Having A Party,” Drag The River
5. “Radio Nowhere,” Bruce Springsteen
6. “Please Play This Song On The Radio,” NoFX
7. “Are You Out There?” Dar Williams
8. “Satellite Radio,” Steve Earle
9. “Radio Control,” Bombshell Rocks
10. “Windfall,” Son Volt
11. “Liberation Frequency,” Refused
12. “Boys On The Radio,” Hole
13. “Radar Love,” Golden Earring
14. “Final Transmission,” The Lillingtons
15. “What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?” R.E.M.
16. “Radio, Radio,” Elvis Costello
17. “This Is Radio Clash,” The Clash
18. “Radio War,” Iron & Wine
19. “Gone,” Bouncing Souls
20. “Radio,” The Roadside Graves

RADIO (OTHER) by others
1. “You Turn Me On, I’m A Radio,” Joni Mitchell
2. “On The Radio,” Joe Jackson
3. “Radio Silence” [v.1], Thomas Dolby

“WHAT HE SAID” by Allen Burrows
1. “Mrs. Robinson,” Simon & Garfunkel
2. “I Am The Walrus,” The Beatles
3. “Fly,” Sugar Ray
4. “I Will,” The Beatles
5. “Alone Again (Naturally),” James McDonald
6. “Southern Man,” Neil Young
7. “Sweet Home Alabama,” Yohe & The Tribal Wad Wiseis
8. “Georgia On My Mind,” Ray Charles
9. “Back In The USSR,” The Beatles
10. “Beer Run,” Todd Snider
11. “The Road Goes On Forever,” Robert Earl Keen
12. “Only Want To Be With You,” Hootie & The Blowfish
13. “You Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go,” Bob Dylan
14. “Clean Elvis,” Dan Reeder
15. “I Will Always Love You,” Dolly Parton
16. “I Want You,” Bob Dylan
17. “Red Rubber Ball,” The Cyrkle
18. “Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral,” Bing Crosby
19. “Come On Eileen,” Dexy’s Midnight Runners
20. “Father & Son,” Cat Stevens
21. “Fight Test,” The Flaming Lips

YEAH, YEAH by Steve Smith (goes with “The Greatest Yeah, Yeah”)
1. “Yeah, Yeah, Yeah,” Frankie Capp Orchestra with Keely Smith
2. “Bring It On Home To Me,” Sam Cooke
3. “Shout (Parts 1 & 2),” The Isley Brothers
4. “She Loves You,” The Beatles
5. “Heat Wave,” Martha & the Vandellas/Linda Ronstadt (Ronstadt amps up the “Yeah, yeah” a lot)
6. “Oh, Pretty Woman,” Roy Orbison
7. “Mony Mony,” Tommy James & The Shondells
8. “You Can Leave Your Hat On,” Randy Newman
9. “Let Your Love Go,” Bread
10. “Clash City Rockers,” The Clash
11. “One Of Us,” Joan Osborne
12. “Yeah Yeah Yeah,” The Minders
13. “Bang!” Yeah Yeah Yeahs
14. “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Song,” The Flaming Lips
15. “The Incubator Song,” Woodpecker Street

HORNS IN ROCK by Matt Smith
Volume I
1. “Alone Again Or,” Love
2. “Ambush,” Nilsson
3. “The Anchor Song,” Björk
4. “Breakfast In America,” Supertramp
5. “Bye, Bye, Bye,” Jellyfish
6. “Coupe De Ville,” Neil Young & The Bluenotes
7. “Dead End Street,” The Kinks
8. “Fanfare,” Eric Matthews
9. “Hell Broke Luce,” Tom Waits
10. “Honey White,” Morphine
11. “Hyperactive!,” Thomas Dolby
12. “I Want A New Drug,” Huey Lewis & The News
13. “Late In The Evening,” Paul Simon
14. “Marrow,” St. Vincent
15. “Mas Y Mas,” Los Lobos
16. “Mercenary Territory” (live), Little Feat
17. “I’m The Man Who Loves You,” Wilco
18. “My Old School,” Steely Dan

Volume II
1. “The National Anthem,” Radiohead
2. “Never Tell Your Mother She’s Out Of Tune,” Jack Bruce
3. “New York’s Alright If You Like Saxophones,” Fear
4. “Quattro (World Drifts In),” Calexico
5. “Reward,” The Teardrop Explodes
6. “Rocks Off,” The Rolling Stones
7. “Savoy Truffle,” The Beatles
8. “Sir Duke,” Stevie Wonder
9. “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” Bruce Springsteen
10. “Tusk,” Fleetwood Mac11. “You Can’t Get What You Want,” Joe Jackson
12. “Ain’t That The Way,” Ani DiFranco
13. “Blue Turk,” Alice Cooper
14. “Sexx Laws,” Beck
15. “Sledgehammer,” Peter Gabriel
16. “The Underdog,” Spoon
17. “Would I Lie To You?” The Eurythmics

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