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Mixed Tape Monday: States

Greetings blog readers!  Have you missed me?  I’ve been away for a few days and am back in time for Mixed Tape Monday.  Due to recent travels, today’s topic is States. 

Note:

I tried to stay away from the low hanging fruit such as Sweet Home Alabama, Nebraska, and Hotel California, etc…

Song:              Oklahoma Girl

Artist:             Eli Young Band

Album:           Level

Song:              Georgia, Georgia

Artist:             Elliott Smith

Album:           New Moon

Song:              California Justice

Artist:             Five For Fighting

Album:           Two Lights

Song:              Texas Skies

Artist:             The Freddy Jones Band

Album:           The Freddy Jones Band

Song:              Sodom, South Georgia

Artist:             Iron & Wine

Album:           Our Endless Numbered Days

Song:              Dressed Up Like Nebraska

Artist:             Josh Rouse

Album:           Dressed Up Like Nebraska

Song:              The Stars In Alabama

Artist:             Jamey Johnson

Album:           That Lonesome Song

Song:              California

Artist:             Jay Farrar

Album:           Terrior Blues

Song:              Crossing Mississippi

Artist:             Jeffrey Foucault

Album:           Miles from the Lightning

Song:              Coast of Carolina

Artist:             Jimmy Buffet (with love to Gwendolyn)

Album:           License to Chill

Song:              You Can Tell Georgia

Artist:             Joe Purdy

Album:           You Can Tell Georgia

Song:              Idaho

Artist:             Josh Ritter

Album:           The Animal Years

Song:              Arizona

Artist:             Kings of Leon

Album:           Because the Times

Song:              Carolina Drama

Artist:             The Raconteurs

Album:           Consolers of the Lonely

Song:              Tennessee Square

Artist:             Whiskeytown

Album:           Faithless Street

Song:              Nashville to Kentucky

Artist:             My Morning Jacket

Album:           The Tennessee Fire

Song:              Leaving New York

Artist:             R.E.M.

Album:           Around the Sun

Song:              Songs About Texas

Artist:             Pat Green

Album:           George’s Bar

Song:              Tennessee Sucks

Artist:             Ryan Adams

Album:           Demolition

Song:              Long Way From Georgia

Artist:             Ryan Bingham

Album:           Mescalito

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R.E.M

Today we celebrate the greatness of the influential alternative former quartet, now a trio, from Athens, Georgia known as R.E.M.

R.E.M. Discography and best song from album:

  • Murmur (1983)
    • Talk About the Passion
  • Reckoning (1984)
    • So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
  • Fables of the Reconstruction (1985)
    • Driver 8
  • Lifes Rich Pageant (1986)
    • Begin the Begin
  • Dead Letter Office (1987)
    • Pale Blue Eyes
  • Document (1987)
    • It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
  • Eponymous (1988)
    • (Don’t Go Back to) Rockville
  • Green (1988)
    • You Are the Everything
  • Out of Time (1991)
    • Belong
  • Best of R.E.M. (1991
  • Automatic for the People (1992)
    • Drive
  • Monster (1994)
    • Strange Currencies
  • R.E.M. Singles Collected (1994)
    • Time after Time Etc
  • New Adventures in Hi-Fi (1996)
    • E-Bow the Letter
  • R.E.M. In the Attic (1998)
    • Toys in the Attic
  • Up (1998)
    • At My Most Beautiful
  • Man on the Moon Soundtrack (1999)
    • The Great Beyond
  • Reveal (2001)
    • Imitation of Life
  • In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003 (2003)
    • Bad Day
  • Around the Sun (2004)
    • The Final Straw
  • And I Feel Fine… The Best of the IRS Years 1982-87 (2006)
    • The One I Love
  • R.E.M. Live (2007)
  • Accelerate (2008)
    • Living Well is the Best Revenge
  • Live at the Olympia (2009)

Top 5 R.E.M. Albums:

  1. Green
  2. Out of Time
  3. Automatic for the People
  4. Document
  5. Monster

Top 10 R.E.M. Songs:

  1. It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
  2. The Great Beyond
  3. E-Bow the Letter
  4. The Final Straw
  5. Driver 8
  6. You Are the Everything
  7. Stand
  8. Orange Crush
  9. Half A World Away
  10. Belong

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