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[tenatively titled "Beginner's Guide To Ryan Adams"]

Side A
Artist Song Buy
ryan adams  damn, sam [I love a woman that rains]  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  midway park  buy on itunes
ryan adams  cry on demand  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  choked up  buy on itunes
ryan adams  answering bell  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  tennessee square  buy on itunes
ryan adams  nuclear  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  easy hearts  buy on itunes
ryan adams  la ciegna just smiled  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  nervous breakdown  buy on itunes
ryan adams  come pick me up  buy on itunes
Side B
ryan adams  sylvia plath  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  a song for you (gram parsons cover)  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  what may seem like love  buy on itunes
ryan adams  hallejuah  buy on itunes
ryan adams  winding wheel  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  mining town  buy on itunes
ryan adams  oh my sweet carolina  buy on itunes
ryan adams  when the stars go blue  buy on itunes
whiskeytown  don't be sad  buy on itunes
ryan adams  rescue blues  buy on itunes
ryan adams  you will always be the same  buy on itunes


so, this is a tape for my diaryland friend, Genn. she's making a Wilco layout for me, and she was curious about Mr.Adams. I have to give a huge thank you to Vanessa Barnes for getting me into Whiskeytown, and to Adam Bristor for providing a big chunk of the Whiskeytown tunes. I hope she likes it, even though the title is redundant and I accidentally put two Whiskeytown tunes in a row. I'm almost done with a Jeff Tweedy mix of the same kind, which is sort of a "Music Is My Savior Volume II" for Genn. anyone who wants a copy of this on CD (during thanksgiving or x-mas, I suspect) let me know!


Date: 10/20/2003
I would love a copy of this, it looks great! I haven't heard nearly as much Ryan Adams stuff as I would like, but what I have heard, I love.
Date: 10/20/2003
Excellent job! About the only thing I would add is something from the EPs he released with Jesse Malin under the band name "The Finger". Excellent choices! I would love to get a hold of the Jeff Tweedy mix when you complete it.
Date: 10/20/2003
okay, i have a theory that ryan adams is indeed the savior. i'm so obsessed with him that it's unfunny. you've managed to encapsulate an amazing career into an amazing tape. i am sorely missing "amy" and "tennessee sucks" on this, though, but i'll forgive you. a great primer.
abigail dice1
Date: 10/21/2003
I agree with you velouria, I too adore "amy" and there were countless others I had wanted to use, but the girl I'm making this tape for hasn't really heard much beyond "new york, new york". if I were to make my own single artist ryan adams mix, it would be quite a bit different from this. :) thanks for the comments guys! and Katy, I'd be happy to make you a copy if you can wait awhile for it. drop me a line if you wanna do a trade.
Date: 10/21/2003
This does look good. Ryan Adams is great, and your friend should love this thing.
Adam Bristor
Date: 10/22/2003
Very nice indeed. I like that you used those Whiskeytown covers too; I really enjoy them. And "Come Pick Me Up" has to be one of the best songs of the last decade.
russ wait
Date: 12/26/2003
ah, this is excellent. too bad " nobody girl" eats up so much time, though, because it's hard to resist putting it on, but then, if you do, you have to leave off something else. but you got "la cienega smiled" and that's close to my fave, so you rock.

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