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Mixed Tape Monday: Sounds of Summer

Welcome to another installment of Mixed Tape Monday.  School is out, pools and water parks are full, and my grass is dying.  It can only mean one thing, SUMMER is here. 

I believe that we all have some form of Pavlovian response to songs and that they are etched in our brain based on times and circumstance.  The following songs are one’s that take me back to the halcyon days of my youth and summers spent with varied and sundry people and places.

 Today’s topic is Songs That Remind Me of Summer. 

Song:              Boys of Summer

Artist:              Don Henley

Album:            Building the Perfect Beast

Song:              Chattahoochee

Artist:              Alan Jackson

Album:            A Lot About Livin’ (and a Little About Love)

Song:              Wasting Time

Artist:              Animal Liberation Orchestra 

Album:            Fly Between Falls

Song:              Margaritaville

Artist:              Jimmy Buffet

Album:            Changes in Latitude, Changes in Attitude

Song:              Cannonball

Artist:              The Breeders

Album:            Last Splash

Song:              Wicked Game

Artist:              Chris Isaak

Album:            Heart Shaped World

Song:              Under The Milky Way

Artist:              The Church

Album:            Starfish

Song:              Mr. Jones

Artist:              Counting Crows

Album:            August and Everything After

Song:              Linger

Artist:              The Cranberries

Album:            Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We

Song:              Breaking the Girl

Artist:              Red Hot Chili Peppers

Album:            Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magic

Song:              Ants Marching

Artist:              The Dave Matthews Band

Album:            Under the Table and Dreaming

Song:              Hey Jealousy

Artist:              Gin Blossoms

Album:            New Miserable Experience

Song:              Epic

Artist:              Faith No More

Album:            The Real Thing

Song:              Listen Like Thieves

Artist:              INXS

Album:            Listen Like Thieves

Song:              The Pretender

Artist:              Jackson Browne

Album:            The Pretender

Song:              Been Caught Stealing

Artist:              Jane’s Addiction

Album:            Ritual De Lo Habitual

Song:              In Your Eyes

Artist:              Peter Gabriel

Album:            So

Song:              River of Deceit

Artist:              Mad Season

Album:            Above

Song:              Smells Like Teen Spirit

Artist:              Nirvana

Album:            Nevermind

Song:              So Fresh So CLean

Artist:              Outkast

Album:            Stankonia

 Great music awaits!


Pat Green

Today, we are going to stick a little closer to home and list the musical excellence of Texas’s own Patrick Craven Green.  Ten Studio albums, fifteen singles to crack the billboard country charts, and legions of rabid fans that allowed him to sell 250,000 albums without the benefit of a major label recording contract.

Pat Green Discography & Best Song From Each Album:

  • Dancehall Dreamer (1995)
    • Dancehall Dreamer
  • George’s Bar (1997)
    • Adios Days
  • Here We Go (Live Gruene Hall)
    • Nightmare
  • Live at Billy Bob’s Texas
    • Southbound 35
  • Carry On (2001)
    • Whiskey
  • Three Days (2001)
    • Who’s To Say
  • Wave On Wave (2003)
    • Eden’s Gate
  • Lucky Ones (2004)
    • Sweet Revenge
  • Cannonball (2006)
    • Lost Without You
  • What I’m For (2009)
    • In the Middle of the Night

Top 5 Pat Green Albums:

  1. Carry One
  2. George’s Bar
  3. Wave On Wave
  4. Three Days
  5. What I’m For

Top 10 Pat Green Songs:

  1. Southbound 35
  2. Eden’s Gate
  3. Songs About Texas
  4. In the Middle of the Night
  5. Crazy
  6. Whiskey
  7. Holdin’ On
  8. Wave On Wave
  9. In This World
  10.  Threadbare Gypsy Soul

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Great music awaits!