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Cassette | Alternative - Indie Rock
Cassette | Alternative - Indie Rock
CD | Mixed Genre

Re-education: rock history

Side A
Artist Song Buy
The Who  My Generation  buy on itunes
Deep Purple  Smoke on the Water  buy on itunes
Jimi Hendrix  All Along The Watchtower  buy on itunes
The Doors  Break On Through  buy on itunes
The Rolling Stones  Paint It Black  buy on itunes
Cream  Sunshine of Your Love  buy on itunes
Ac/Dc  Highway to Hell  buy on itunes
Bob Dylan  Subterranean Homesick Blues  buy on itunes
Pink Floyd  Wish You Were Here  buy on itunes
Neil Young  Cortez The Killer  buy on itunes
The Kinks  You Really Got Me  buy on itunes
Leonard Cohen  Suzane  buy on itunes
Bachman-Turner Overdrive  You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet  buy on itunes
Pearl Jam  Alive  buy on itunes
Van Halen  Jump  buy on itunes
Side B
Steppenwolf  Born To Be Wild  buy on itunes
Led Zeppelin  Stairway To Heaven  buy on itunes
Black Sabbath  Paranoid  buy on itunes
Lynyrd Synyrd  Freebird  buy on itunes
Eric Clapton  Layla  buy on itunes
Bruce Springsteen  Born In The USA  buy on itunes
Thin Lizzy  Whiskey In The Jar  buy on itunes
The Clash  Should I Stay or Should I Go  buy on itunes
R.E.M.  It's The End Of The World As We Know It  buy on itunes
Nirvana  Smells Like Teen Spirit  buy on itunes
Red Hot Chili Peppers  Under The Bridge  buy on itunes
Metallica  Enter Sandman  buy on itunes
The Smashing Pumpkins  Bullet With Butterfly Wings  buy on itunes
The Pixies  Where Is My Mind?  buy on itunes
Blur  Song 2  buy on itunes


The full name of this mix is "Re-education:rock history class for the philistines who claim that that milkshake/billy jean song by kelis is the height of musical achievement." It's not a cassette but two cd's. It's not the best of these bands, because i'm sure that many of these bands did something either more ambitious or inspiring elsewhere, but it serves as an introduction. Possibly their most accessable songs. And i bet i left some great ones out, any suggestions are welcome. Let us kneel before the gods and ROCK! Hailed by Conor as "the most generic mix i've ever seen!" (this is possibly a compliment - i don't know because i don't know what generic means.)


Date: 3/11/2004
A few songs I can't stand (Overdrive, Steppenwolf), but mostly songs I greatly enjoy, definite classios in my mind. Solid concept with good execution.
Andrew Thomas
Date: 3/11/2004
Pretty much all classics man, nothing wrong with that at all!
Mr. C
Date: 3/11/2004
The milkshake song is annoying as hell and been stuck in my head for days..thanks for the great rock mix to drive it out!
A.D. 69
Date: 3/11/2004
There isn't anything wrong with a little bit of good old played-to-death-on-the-radio rock n roll. I like most of these songs because I wasn't around in the 70s when they were playing these many times a day. I mean it's really kinda tough to trash My Generation, Break on Through, All Along the Watchtower, Highway to Hell, etc. So def. a good mix.
Date: 3/11/2004
generic means all-purpose. Like cornflakes without a brand would be called "Generic Cornflakes." Or the Brady Bunch might be hailed as the "Generic American Family."
Date: 3/16/2004
i think we take for granted how great most of these songs were because the have been played to death on the radio and some of them on mtv...but you're right, it would be a great introduction to all those assholes who think good charlotte is punk, and staind is actually an original band with something to say
Date: 3/25/2004
Solid mix. Anyone who considers Kelis talented needs to go back to the doctor and demand their brains back. This should have been the soundtrack to "School of Rock." Covers a lot of ground when it comes to rock. Nice work.

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