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I Could've Been A Contender

Artist Song Buy
The Beatles  Ticket To Ride (unedited version - no fade)  buy on itunes
Buck Owens  Under Your Spell Again  buy on itunes
James Carr  Dark End Of The Street  buy on itunes
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan  The False Husband  buy on itunes
The Louvin Brothers  In The Pines  buy on itunes
Neil Young & Graham Nash  War Song  buy on itunes
Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians  The Yip Song  buy on itunes
Nick Lowe  All Men Are Liars  buy on itunes
Jim Ford  The Sound Of Our Time  buy on itunes
The Valentinos  It's All Over Now  buy on itunes
Keith Richards  Apartment No. 9  buy on itunes
Nina Simone  Cosi Ti Amo (To Love Somebody)  buy on itunes
Kuusumum Profeeta  Kovin Lentaen Kotiin Kaipllan  buy on itunes
Lindisfarne  Clear White Light  buy on itunes
The Incredible String Band  Lover Man  buy on itunes
Washington Phillips  Take Your Burden To The Lord And Leave It There  buy on itunes
Porter Wagoner  The Cold Hard Facts Of Life  buy on itunes
Eliza Carthy  Limbo  buy on itunes
Pixies  Evil Hearted You  buy on itunes
Amon Duul II  Deutsch Nepal  buy on itunes
Muddy Waters  I Feel Like Going Home  buy on itunes
Charlie Rich  Feel Like Going Home (demo)  buy on itunes


I started this mix a couple of weeks ago and ran out of steam after 3 tracks. Then, out of the blue, I recieved an email from Sammy G asking for suggestions for a 'Mix of Mixers' mix. This goaded me into finishing this mix, a copy of which I have sent to Sammy as a list of contenders. Hence the title. Sammy's magnificent mixes are here
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Date: 6/3/2008
So much to love here, from the opening two to the closing two and many of my favorites in between.
Funky Ratchet
Date: 6/3/2008
Love it! The Louvin Bros, Pixies, Muddy, Porter, and Charlie in particular. Well done...
anthony lombardi
Date: 6/3/2008
yeah, man! that's one of my 2 or 3 all-time favorite scenes in cinema history. & the mix? not too shabby - trying to pick out highlights is a bitch, as this is pretty great from top to bottom - the beatles, nick lowe, james carr (one of my favs) & isobell campbell/mark lanegan stick out to me though...but man i love the buck owens, louvin brothers, pixies, muddy waters & charlie rich too...
Date: 6/3/2008
Thanks so much for this, Seamus. Such a great listen. Picks were 4-8, 10, 12, 15-17 and of course the wonderful closer. Cheers again, this mix is tops...
Date: 6/3/2008
Well, you sure found that steam again! This looks spectacular.
Date: 6/4/2008
Lubbly jubbly - You ARE a contender.
Date: 6/5/2008
Better to start, stop, and restart than never to mix at all!

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