State of playlist

Here’s what people are hearing when they come to Nighthawk Books:

Charlie Musselwhite: “Christo Redemptor,” from Tennessee Woman.

Keith Jarrett: “Solara March” from Arbour Zena.

Gil Scott-Heron: “The Bottle,” from Winter in America.

Patsy Cline: “She’s Got You.”

Bill Withers: “I’m Her Daddy.”

Louis Jordan: “Knock Me a Kiss.”

X: “In This House That I Call Home.”

Frank Zappa: “Montana.”

Drive-By Truckers: “That Man I Shot,” from Brighter Than Creation’s Dark.

Emmylou Harris: “Where Will I Be,” from Wrecking Ball.

Simon & Garfunkel: “Punky’s Dilemma,” from Bookends.

Lena Horne: “Stormy Weather.”

Richard Thompson: “How I Wanted To,” from Hand of Kindness.

X: “The New World,” from Live in Los Angeles.

Frank Zappa: “Camarillo Brillo.”

Bob Dylan: “Isis.”

Joni Mitchell: “Marcie.”

REM: “Losing My Religion.”

Led Zeppelin: “Hots On For Nowhere.”

REM: “Man on the Moon.”

David Bromberg: “When First Unto This Country.”

Blue Van Gogh: “Myth.”

Howard Shore: “Bondage,” from Dead Ringers.

Cassandra Wilson: “Strange Fruit.”

Talking Heads: “Swamp”

Neil Young: “Mansion on the Hill”

Corrine Bailey Rae: “Paris Nights/New York Mornings.”

MIA: “Paper Planes,” from Slumdog Millionaire.

Tom Waits: “Downtown Train”

Keith Jarrett: “I’ll Remember April.”

Tom Waits: “Alice.”

Pogues: “Down All the Days”

A.R. Rahman: “Dreams On Fire.”

Glen Burtnick: “Watching the World Go By.”

K.D. Lang: “Constant Craving.”

Ian Dury: “Reasons to Be Cheerful.”

Rolling Stones: “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking.”

Sugar: “Come Around.”

Eric Bibb: “Nobody’s Fault But Mine.”

Talking Heads: “This Must Be the Place.”

Rolling Stones: “The Last Time.”

Prince: “Kiss.”

Drive-By Truckers: “The Righteous Path.”

Pogues: “Gridlock.”

Led Zeppelin: “Fool in the Rain.”

Roseanne Cash: “Heartaches By the Number.”

Paul Simon: “Father and Daughter.”

Frank Zappa: “Black Napkins.”

Pogues: “Lorelei.”

Beatles: “Dear Prudence.”

Paul Simon: “Peace Like a River.”

K.D. Lang: “Wash Me Clean.”

Steely Dan: “Any Major Dude.”

Led Zeppelin: “That’s the Way.”

Pogues: “Sunnyside of the Street.”

My Bloody Valentine: “Soon.”

U2: “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.”

Glen Burtnick: “Palookaville.”

Parliament: “Flash Light.”

Led Zeppelin: “For Your Life.”

Living Colour: “Broken Hearts.”

Creedence: “It Came Out of the Sky.”

Beatles: “Happiness Is a Warm Gun.”

Lyle Lovett: “She’s No Lady.”

Jonny Greenwood: “Prospectors Arrive,” from There Will Be Blood.

Richard Thompson: “Walking the Long Miles Home.”

David Bromberg: “”Shake Sugaree.”

Thelonious Monk: “Thelonious.”

John Fahey: “Sligo River Blues.”

Nyckelharpsorkestern: “Vastanmadspolskan.”

Bob Dylan: “Visions of Johanna.”‘

Talking Heads: “Drugs.”

Joni Mitchell: “Jericho.”

Led Zeppelin: “When the Levee Breaks.”

Michael Franti: “Bomb the World.”

Ian Dury: “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick.”

Creedence: “Effigy.”

Simon & Garfunkel: “At the Zoo.”

Captain Beefheart: “Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles.”

Prince: “Alphabet Street.”

Thelonious Monk: “Easy Street.”

Cassandra Wilson: “Body and Soul.”

Drive-By Truckers: “The Southern Thing.”

Drive-By Truckers: “The Three Great Alabama Icons.”

Drive-By Truckers: “Wallace.”

Marianne Faithful: “The Ballad of the Soldier’s Wife.”

Ravel: “Le Tombeau de Couperin,” played by Robert Casadesus.

Curtis Mayfield: “People Get Ready.”

Duke Ellington: “Lotus Blossom.”

John Lennon/Beatles: “Julia.”

Otis Taylor: “Black’s Mandolin Boogie.”

Richard Thompson: “Al Bowlly’s In Heaven.”

Rolling Stones: “Shine a Light.”

Bob Dylan: “Black Diamond Bay.”

Louis Jordan: “Saturday Night Fish Fry.”

Bob Marley & The Wailers: “Concrete Jungle.”

War: “Low Rider.”

Michael Hyman: Track from The Draughtsman’s Contract soundtrack.

Frank Zappa: “I’m the Slime.”

Roxy Music: “Amazona.”

Led Zeppelin: “What Is and What Should Never Be.”

Emmylou Harris: “Every Grain of Sand.”

Blue Van Gogh: “Top of the Mountain.”

Patti Smith: “Dancing Barefoot.”

Django Reinhardt: “Nuages.”

Grateful Dead: “Ripple.”

2 thoughts on “State of playlist

  1. Scott Stiefel says:

    You forgot “Walk on Gilded Splinters” and “Body of an American.”

  2. Steven Hart says:

    I eased them out of this iteration.

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