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Fred FM playlist: 4 November 2012 “Sandy, Part 1″

November 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sometimes one of the first reactions I have to news from outside of my immediate surroundings is to make a playlist about it. When the happenings are closer to home, I am usually too busy dealing with them directly to bother with such a trivial task.

So it was with tropical storm Sandy, which hit the East Coast this past week. Here in Alabama, we got some wind: no big deal and, even if it had been more than some wind, it would have still been no big deal, relatively-speaking.

I have some strong, tough, and courageous friends living on the Eastern seaboard.

This particular playlist was so long that I have had to divide it into halves. The second half will post here next Sunday.

Approximate playing time: 73 minutes.

  1. Ed Harcourt  “The Storm Is Coming”  (2004)
  2. Paul Petersen  “A Little Bit for Sandy”  (1968)
  3. Jeffrey Foucault  “Storm Windows”  (2008)
  4. Echo & the Bunnymen  “Hurricane”  (1997)
  5. Ocean Colour Scene  “Flood Tide Rising”  (1999)
  6. Magnolia Electric Co.  “Map of the Falling Sky”  (2009)
  7. Talking Heads  “Listening Wind”  (1980)
  8. The Soundtrack of Our Lives  “The Flood”  (2001)
  9. James McMurtry  “Hurricane Party”  (2008)
  10. Ana Egge  “Storm Comin’”  (2009)
  11. The Collins Kids  “Hurricane”  (1958)
  12. The Sleepy Jackson  “Rain Falls for Wind”  (2003)
  13. T-Bone Walker  “Call It Stormy Monday”  (1948)
  14. Bruce Springsteen  “4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)”  (1973)
  15. Louis Armstrong  “Stormy Weather”  (1957)
  16. Ronny & the Daytonas  “Sandy”  (1967)
  17. Western States Motel  “Powerlines”  (2006)
  18. Mason Jennings  “Black Wind Blowing”  (2009)
  19. Danny Day  “Please Don’t Turn the Lights Out”  (1965)

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1 response so far ↓

  • 1 bureaucratist // Feb 11, 2013 at 10:49 PM

    Lift to Experience, “Into the Storm”

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