don't talk to ghosts; don't open the windows for them.

Side A
Artist Song
Carla Bozulich  Baby, That's the Creeps 
16 Horsepower  My Narrow Mind 
Reverend Glasseye  The Cold House Hymns 
The Devil Makes Three  The Plank 
Old Scratch Revival Singers  Happy Hanger 
The White Ghost Shivers  The Ghost Song 
Slim Cessna's Auto Club  Cranston (live) 
Joey Only Outlaw Band  Anthem of the Apocalypse 
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes  Jolene 
Blanche  Child of the Moon 
Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter  Weary Blues From Waiting 
Rykarda Parasol  Here Comes Misery 
Side B
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds  Jack the Ripper 
Okkervil River  Murderess 
Sparklehorse  Morning Hollow 
Matmos (featuring Clodagh Simonds)  Cockles and Mussels 
Vagabond Opera  Manayunk (Bye Bye Billy) 
A Hawk And A Hacksaw  Waltz For String and Tuba 
The Bad Things  Twilight 
Tom Waits  Widow's Grove 
World/Inferno Friendship Society  We Will Never Run Into One Another On Trains 
Hem  Reservoir 
Jolie Holland  Moonshiner 


Title from the World/Inferno track. (Though it could easily be subtitled - An Irish girl has an abiding sense of tragedy which sustains her through temporary periods of joy.)

It is November. I am drinking wine; the wind is rattling the bones of my house. My heart is a ghost town.

By the way, it's me, Reverend Jess Duggan. Don't be confused by the new name. I change personas frequently. This seems to be this year's version of this mix that I made two years ago.


Date: 11/16/2006
yummy. a hawk and a hacksaw. white ghost shivers. "jolene" is lyrically the most desperate song i have ever heard in my life. im not sure i have ever heard this cover though. i would love a downlead or trade
Date: 11/17/2006
Hey, that seems like an absolutely brilliant mix! From what I can tell, anyway.
Date: 1/2/2009
love, love, love this