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Destination Bangor, Maine Vol 1

Artist Song Buy
Country Weather  Fly To New York  buy on itunes
Alabama 3  Woke Up This Morning  buy on itunes
Fun Lovin' Criminals  King Of New York  buy on itunes
Hello  New York Groove  buy on itunes
Ella Fitzgerald  Manhatten  buy on itunes
New York Dolls  Subway Train  buy on itunes
Brian Woodbury  Take The J Train  buy on itunes
Duke Ellington  Take the A Train  buy on itunes
Bobby Darin  On Broadway  buy on itunes
Laura Nyro  Mercy On Broadway  buy on itunes
Dyke & the Blazers  Funky Broadway  buy on itunes
10cc  Wall St Shuffle  buy on itunes
HP Lovecraft  Country Boy & Bleeker Street  buy on itunes
The Tradewinds  New York's a Lonely Town  buy on itunes
Them  Mystic Eyes  buy on itunes
Bing Crosby & Judy Garland  Connecticut  buy on itunes
Blossom Dearie  Rhode Island Is famous For You  buy on itunes
Ike & Tina Turner  Sweet Rhode Island Red  buy on itunes
Sonic Youth  Providence  buy on itunes
Jimmy Giuffre Trio  Train & The River (Live at Newport)  buy on itunes
Mountain  Nantucket Sleighride  buy on itunes


Nostalgia for a time long departed, when the sun shone, the phrase "job security" wasn't an oxymoron and a pound could get you 2 dollars: August 2008.

Last year, for the family holiday we flew into (and out of) Newark & spent 2 weeks exploring New York & New England, tooling along the highways in a hired Dodge with Little Steven's Underground Garage blasting from the speakers.

It was my first time in this part of the States and every town, every road-sign, every street name seemed to bring forth musical associations. Inveterate list-maker that I am, it wasn't long before I was jotting them down with a view towards an aural souvenir. Here, in strictly chronological order, is the result.

Special tip o' the titfer to Riverwalk Records in Montpelier - I was only able to spe_nd an hour in there but still emerged with a trove of brilliant vinyl treasures. Cheers guys!

2 volumes: Vol One Here:


avocado rabbit
Date: 1/19/2009
This right up my alley, literally. I used to live in the neck of those woods and this mix makes me feel as if I was riding along in the Dodge. And you've got my favorite Mountain track for a closer.
Texas Hobart
Date: 1/19/2009
Nice one! I like both mixes very much.
Date: 1/21/2009
Makes me homesick. Thanks for the dl!

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