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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

PLAYLIST 5 - 10 Miles To Go On A 9 Mile Road

Always relevant, always ecclectic, but never obvious… A playlist inspired by the road. A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road.

(The title is borrowed from the Jim White song of the same name.)

Paved Side

The Long Road - Robert Creeley
Further Down The Road - Whiskeytown
Further On (Up The Road) - Johnny Cash
The Geese Of Beverly Road - The National
The High Road - Bettye LaVette
Road To Emmaus - Rickie Lee Jones
Roll Another Number (For The Road) - Neil Young
Tobacco Road - The Blues Magoos
The Road To Gila Bend - Los Lobos
Ease Down The Road - Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Obligatory Road Song - The Brunettes
Middle Of The Road - Teenage Fanclub
Roads Become Rivers (Rivers Become Oceans - Four Tet Remix) – Rothko
70 Rupies To Paradise Road - Tarwater
Lived On A Dirt Road All My Life – Manitoba (Caribou)

Gravel Side

Rocky Road - Alabama Sacred Harp Singers
10 Miles To Go On A 9 Mile Road - Jim White
Six Days On The Road - The Long Ryders
Southwood Plantation Road - The Mountain Goats
Sweet Road - Animal Collective
Thunder Road - Tortoise & Bonnie "Prince" Billy
True Love Travels On A Gravel Road - The Afghan Whigs
All Roads Lead To Rome - Stranglers
Roads Girdle The Globe - XTC
Road To No Regret - Scritti Politti
Visionary Road Maps – Stereolab
Lady Weeping At The Crossroads - Carla Bruni
8 Days On The Road - Howard Tate
Yellow Brick Road - Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
On The Road - Tom Waits

File Under: Hey Jack Kerouac, word to your mother!

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