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Old May 15 2013, 07:12 AM   #1
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Favorite Mixtape/CD...

It's a lost art with digital downloads, but if you were to take (at max 2) 15 tracks on a CD/Mixtape with you to your grave, what songs would you take with you?

You can click on the song if you are not familiar with it or if you want to take a listen for any other reason.

I'll Start:

1.Seasons of Love - "Rent" Motion Picture Soundtrack
2.Never Give All The Heart - Smash Cast (Featuring Katharine McPhee)
3.The Circle of Life - "The Lion King" Broadway Soundtrack
4. Hook - Blues Traveler
5.Tattoos on this Town - Jason Aldean
6.Home - Dierks Bentley
7.Bless the Broken Road - Rascal Flatts
8.Already Gone - Sugarland
9.Vincent - Don McLean
10.Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - Amy Winehouse (Bridget Jones' version)
11.Invisible City - Wallflowers
12.Basket Case - Green Day
13.Duel of the Fates - "Star Wars Episode I: The Phanton Menace" Sountrack
14.Angel - Sarah McLachlan
15.The Dance - Garth Brooks

I will do my other mixtape later.

Have fun...
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Old May 15 2013, 08:01 AM   #2
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Re: Favorite Mixtape/CD...

This is the quintessential mix tape from my teen years. Yes, I was teen in the 80's when we all thought the world would end with Reagan pushing a button so there's a certain undercurrent of despair and lack of care for a tomorrow that won't come to the music.
I can't take credit for this mix. A female friend made it and gave copies to everybody in my circle of friends. Originally created on a 90 minute tape, she "remastered" it onto CD for everyone when collecting mp3s became big in the late 90's.

I think it has a bit of a "dark" John Hughes movie vibe to it.

Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio
The Alarm - The Stand
Lords of the New Church - Open Your Eyes
Oingo Boingo - Not My Slave
Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love
Love and Rockets - No New Tale to Tell
Smithereens - Blood and Roses
Planet P - Why Me
PIL - Order of Death
Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
The Cure - Let's Go to Bed
Concrete Blonde - Still in Hollywood
Duran Duran - Planet Earth
Shriekback - Nemesis
The Vapors - Turning Japanese
The Church - Under the Milky Way

And yep, I still pop it in every few months for a listen.
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Old May 15 2013, 12:10 PM   #3
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Re: Favorite Mixtape/CD...

Since I'm taking this super-CD to my grave, it's all over the place! But it's a "mix tape" blend, partly chosen from greatest hits of past mix tapes. It's intended to loop forever, in my grave, I guess.
  1. Planet Claire - The B-52's
  2. Running Up That Hill - Kate Bush
  3. The Crossing - Grace Jones
  4. You Are Always on My Mind - Pet Shop Boys
  5. Under the Milky Way - The Church
  6. Love, Reign o'er Me - The Who
  7. Echoes - Pink Floyd
  8. In the Cloud Forest - Andy Summers & Robert Fripp
  9. Sinfonia to Cantata No. 29 - Wendy Carlos (1968)
  10. In Paradisum - Gabriel Fauré
  11. Siegfried's Death and Funeral March - Richard Wagner
  12. The Battle of Yavin - John Williams
  13. Fool in the Rain - Led Zeppelin
  14. Monkey Man - The Rolling Stones
  15. Downtown Train - Tom Waits
The Fauré Requiem piece is passable, although I prefer it with pipe organ only. I'd much prefer another recording of the Wagner. "Echoes" is on Meddle.

P.S. That was a little bit of work, but I enjoyed picking those out.
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Old June 3 2013, 11:24 PM   #4
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Re: Favorite Mixtape/CD...

2nd mixtape:

1.This is the Moment - The Moody Blues
2.The Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
3.All We Are - Sugarland
4.Lose Yourself - Eminem
5.If I Had Wings - Darius Rucker
6.Let Her Cry - Hootie and the Bluefish
7.Spit on a Stranger - Nickel Creek
8.I'm in a hurry (and don't know why) - Alabama
9.Change is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke
10.Hella Bar Talk - Star Trek XI Soundtrack
11.Enterprising Young Men – Star Trek XI Soundtrack
12.One Day – Matisyahu
13.Born This Way – Lady Gaga
14.Don’t Blink – Kenny Chesney
15.Live and Let Die – Paul McCartney
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Old June 4 2013, 02:48 AM   #5
Re: Favorite Mixtape/CD...

(Volume 1)

1 - Wake Up Dead (Megadeth)
2 - Phantom Lord (Metallica)
3 - Raining Blood (Slayer)
4 - 18 and Life (Skid Row)
5 - Into The Groove (Madonna)
6 - Gangland (Iron Maiden)
7 - Fool For Love (Belinda Carlisle)
8 - Over the Mountain (Ozzy Osbourne)
9 - Cry Tough (Poison)
10 - Centerfold (J. Geils Band)
11 - Take Me To The Top (Motley Crue)
12 - Hazy Shade of Winter (Bangles)
13 - In a Gadda Da Vida (cover version by Slayer)
14 - Fever (Judas Priest)
15 - Magic Touch (KISS)

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Old June 4 2013, 03:00 AM   #6
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Re: Favorite Mixtape/CD...

The mix CD is called "John's Gospel Favorites Vol. I," and contains the following track listing:

1. "Fear and Wonder," Dimmu Borgir
2. "Progenies of the Great Apocalypse," Dimmu Borgir
3. "Puritania," Dimmu Borgir
4. "The Sacrilegious Scorn," Dimmu Borgir
5. "The Serpentine Offering," Dimmu Borgir
6. "Megalomaniac," KMFDM
7. "Personal Jesus," Marilyn Manson
8. "The God That Failed," Metallica
9. "The Memory Remains," Metallica
10. "Closer," Nine Inch Nails
11. "Mr. Self-Destruct," Nine Inch Nails
12. "Ruiner," Nine Inch Nails
13. "Amerika," Rammstein
14. "Du Hast," Rammstein
15. "Engel," Rammstein
16. "Sonne," Rammstein
17. "Dragula," Rob Zombie
18. "Lost," Stabbing Westward

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Old June 4 2013, 03:26 AM   #7
Re: Favorite Mixtape/CD...

(Volume 2)

1 - The One (White Zombie)
2 - Birth Ritual (Soundgarden)
3 - Would? (Alice In Chains)
4 - It Ain't Like That (Alice In Chains)
5 - Mr. Brightside (The Killers)
6 - Boys of Summer (cover version by DJ Sammy)
7 - Monkey Business (Skid Row)
8 - Heaven (Warrant)
9 - You Ain't No Angel (Saxon)
10 - California Dreamin' (cover version by DJ Sammy)
11 - Paradise City (demo version) (Guns 'N Roses)
12 - Fallen Angel (Poison)
13 - Hell Awaits (Slayer)
14 - Angel of Death (Slayer)
15 - Jellyhead (original mix) (Crush)
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Old June 4 2013, 09:28 PM   #8
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Re: Favorite Mixtape/CD...

My taste in music makes me look like I have ADHD

1. Intergalactic - The Beastie Boys
2. Man in the Box - Alice in Chains
3. Careless Whisper - Seether
4. Running With the Devil - Van Halen
5. Run Through the Jungle - Creedence Clearwater Revival
6. Iron Head - Rob Zombie feat. Ozzy Osbourne
7. Walk on the Ocean - Toad the Wet Sprocket
8. Back 2 Good - Matchbox 20
9. California Love - 2Pac
10. Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden
11. Somebody Told Me - The Killers
12. One Night in Bangkok - Murray Head
13. Days Go By - Dirty Vegas
14. Pretty Fly For a White Guy - The Offspring
15. The Real Slim Shady - Eminem
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