Playlist

April Playlist

Coming very soon! Advance copies will be available at the Conference.

Coming very soon! Advance copies will be available at the Conference.

  1. Tin Solider (live) – The Small Faces
  2. One Tin Soldier – The Original Castle
  3. Morning Girl – Neon Philharmonic
  4. Made in Dagenham – Sandie Shaw
  5. Going Down – The Stone Roses
  6. New York Morning – Elbow
  7. The Story of Me – The Everly Brothers
  8. Eyes to the Wind – The War on Drugs
  9. Mockingbird – Rob Thomas
  10. How a Resurrection Really Feels – The Hold Steady
  11. Carl Perkins’ Cadillac – Drive-by Truckers
  12. Mirage – Mack Starks
  13. Invisible – Burton Cummings
  14. Big Jet Plane – Primal Scream
  15. Stranger in Moscow – Tame Impala
  16. Control – Broken Bells
  17. Be Good – Emily Kinney
  18. Just One Victory – Todd Rundgren

 


March Playlist (One City At a Time)

  1. kings-landing-travel-printLondon’s a Lonely Town – Dave Edmunds
  2. San Miguel – The Beach Boys
  3. I Can’t Go Back to Denver – Tommy James
  4. Look Out Cleveland (live) – The Band
  5. Fall in Philadelphia – Hall & Oates
  6. Memphis Tennessee – Elvis Presley
  7. Thanks for Chicago, Mr JamesScott Walker
  8. Paris 1919 – John Cale
  9. The City of New Orleans – Arlo Guthrie
  10. Life in San Fransisco – Girls
  11. Time Spent in Los Angeles – Dawes
  12. Another Lonely Night in New York – Robin Gibb
  13. Shanghai Surprise – George Harrison
  14. The District Sleeps Alone Tonight – The Postal Service
  15. Stranger in Moscow – Michael Jackson
  16. Vienna – Ultravox
  17. Going Down to Liverpool – The Bangles
  18. London Town – Paul McCartney


First Issue of The Mockingbird Now Available!!

The first issue of The Mockingbird, our brand new quarterly magazine, is in the mail! If you signed up for our mailing list, you should have one coming to you, free of charge. If haven’t, sign up before March 1st and we’ll happily send you one. If you want to subscribe, look no further than magazine.mbird.com. (Remember, Mockingbird’s monthly donors receive a free subscription!)

In the meantime, here’s the line-up for our maiden voyage.

photo1Paging Doctor Presley: Thoughts on the Healing Hands of King Mockingbird by David Zahl

The Real Real Orange County: Looking Back on MTV’s Laguna Beach by Dan Varley

There Is Nothing the Matter with My Heart: Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim and My Myth of Me by Zach Williams

For the Record: Mockingbird’s Netflix Queue, Must-Hear TED Talks, A Kurosawa Primer, Top 5 Church Debates, and an Elvis Gospel Playlist

Transformational: The Hidden Spirituality of America’s Great Movement by Ethan Richardson

“Friends Don’t Get Serious”: John Cassavetes, James Baldwin and Tall Tales of Angry Men by Charlotte Hornsby

When a Measure Becomes a Target: Inside the Economics of Repentance by Will McDavid

A New Way to Tell It: An Interview with Francis Spufford (click here for a preview)

A Vision for the Storms by Blake Ian Collier

Coming to Terms with the American Hero Fix by Sarah Condon

Dying to Live: What Are the Side Effects of the Modern Hospital? by R-J Heijmen

Go to magazine.mbird.com to subscribe!

February Playlist (and Announcements)

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Shipping on 2/15! For a free copy, sign up for our mailing list via the icon in the sidebar.

  1. Wolfman Jack – Todd Rundgren
  2. Heaven Sent – INXS
  3. Anticipatin’ – The Explorers Club
  4. Faith In Something Bigger – The Who
  5. Junk – Brainpool
  6. Milk TrainThe Everly Brothers
  7. Eight Days a Week – Kristine Sparkle
  8. Dance Apocalyptic – Janelle Monae
  9. I’m Scared – Burton Cummings
  10. Keep Me Turning – Pete Townshend
  11. Get Behind Me – Scott Walker
  12. Breathless – Nick Cave
  13. Mirage – Mack Starks
  14. Good Graces – Johnathan Rice
  15. Pensacola – Jolene
  16. Tough – Martin Vogel/Bruce Springsteen
  17. No. 1 Party Anthem – Arctic Monkeys
  18. Come to Jesus – Mindy Smith


Also, two quick announcements:

January Playlist

  1. LuluPoster_Clap1971Square OneSam Bush and Kathyrn Caine
  2. Shakin Sugar – Wilco
  3. Everybody’s Got to Clap – Lulu
  4. Change of Habit – Elvis Presley
  5. Valentine’s Day – David Bowie
  6. Lady Willpower – Gary Puckett and The Union Gap
  7. Susan – The Buckinghams
  8. Hand in Hand – Pete Ham
  9. New Stars – The Pearlfishers
  10. Talk of the Town – The Pretenders
  11. If You’re Gone – Matchbox Twenty
  12. Got It Wrong – The Wild Feathers
  13. Lookin’ 4 Luv – Julian Lennon
  14. Without Her – Slaid Cleaves
  15. Christmas in LA – The Killers and Dawes
  16. Between Trains – Robbie Robertson w/Richard Manual and Garth Hudson
  17. High Water (For Charley Patton) – Bob Dylan
  18. From Deepest Woe (M. Luther)Sam Bush and Kathryn Caine


December Playlist: Happy Birthday Baby Jesus 2013

December Playlist: Happy Birthday Baby Jesus 2013

Mockingbird is graciously hosting my Christmas mix again this year. 2013 reveals sort of a punker/”classic” indie lean, with plenty of originals alongside chestnuts roasted with new recipes.  Other genre excursions too, natch. Hope you find some new favorites to brighten your Advent and Christmas seasons. Love to hear what you’re diggin on.

November Playlist

  1. wings-venus-mars-1809050Name of the Game – Badfinger
  2. Apple Cider Re-Constitution – Al Stewart
  3. Waltz #2 – Elliott Smith
  4. Son of Your Father – Elton John
  5. Magneto and Titanium Man – Wings
  6. Photograph – Ringo Starr
  7. Juliet – Robin Gibb
  8. 24 Hours – Sky Ferreira
  9. Getting Away With It – Electronic
  10. Sonsick – San Fermin
  11. Power to the Meek – Eurythmics
  12. For the Movies – Buckcherry
  13. iGhostbusters! – Los Straightjackets
  14. Sirens – Pearl Jam
  15. Because of the Wind – Joe Ely
  16. Damaged Son – Jay Farrar
  17. You Are Forgiven – Anais Mitchell
  18. Jesus – The Velvet Underground


October Playlist

Now with pop-out capability! This one goes out to JMG:

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  1. The Picture – Son Volt
  2. Special to Me – Phoenix in TPOTP
  3. Next Plane to London – The Rose Garden
  4. Don’t Save Me – Haim
  5. Joan of Arc – OMD
  6. Alive – The Bee Gees
  7. Idiots – Electric Soft Parade
  8. Goodbye, Eddie, Goodbye – The Juicy Fruits
  9. Jealous Girl – Ben Kweller
  10. Skin & Bones – Jars of Clay
  11. Recover – Chvrches
  12. Bad Dancer – Sons of Bill
  13. Moving – Travis
  14. Sworn and Broken – Screaming Trees
  15. Sappy – Nirvana
  16. Soldier of Love – Pearl Jam
  17. Fish and Whistle – John Prine
  18. I Guess We’re Done – The Wrens


September Playlist

  1. l_71994_ec200fecOnly You Can Rock Me – UFO
  2. The Family of Man – Three Dog Night
  3. Out in the Country – Paul Williams
  4. Hey Jude – Wilson Pickett feat. Duane Allman
  5. The Importance of Being Idle (live) – Noel Gallagher
  6. Last to Die – Bruce Springsteen
  7. Maybe Now – Shoes
  8. Nothingness – Living Color
  9. Lost Myself – Longpigs
  10. Justify Me – Ben Kweller
  11. A Heartache, a Shadow, a Lifetime – Dave Mason
  12. If You Find Yourself Caught in Love – Belle & Sebastian
  13. Man of God – Stevie Jackson
  14. I Just Can’t Take It Anymore – The Lemonheads
  15. City Swans – Neko Case
  16. Bugler – The Byrds
  17. Daniel – Tortoise & Bonnie “Prince” Billy
  18. Everything Will Change – Derek Webb


August Playlist

  1. Breaking-Bad.-Now-with-puppies.Starry Eyes – The Records
  2. Cruisin’ Music – The Raspberries
  3. Soundtrack of My Summer – Mike Viola
  4. Down in the Churchyard – The Flying Burrito Brothers
  5. Total Destruction to Your Mind – Swamp Dogg
  6. Soul Coaxing (Ame Caline) – Raymond Lefevre
  7. Every Day As We Grow Closer – Alex Chilton
  8. She Might Look My Way – Tommy Hoehn
  9. Lazarus – The Boo Radleys
  10. Good – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
  11. Wouldn’t It Be Good – Nik Kershaw
  12. Jonathan David – Belle & Sebastian
  13. God Help The Girl – God Help The Girl
  14. Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – Bobbie Bare
  15. One In a Hundred – Gene Clark
  16. Something Changed – Pulp
  17. Jesus Dropped the Charges – The O’Neal Twins
  18. You’ve Been Loved – Joseph Arthur


July Playlist

  1. 45chur1The Day John Henry Died – Drive-By Truckers
  2. You’re Still Standin’ There – Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams
  3. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre – The Twylight Zones
  4. 2 Days Til Tomorrow – Paul Westerberg
  5. Revolution Blues – Neil Young
  6. Lonnie and Josie – Kiki Dee
  7. Am I True To Myself – Lobo
  8. Waitin’ For Superman – The Flaming Lips
  9. Shining Light – Ash
  10. Joining a Fan Club – Jellyfish
  11. Golden Blunders – The Posies
  12. Bled White – Elliott Smith
  13. The Birds Will Sing For Us – Ed Harcourt
  14. The Hive – Richard Harris and Jimmy Webb
  15. Rainy Day in June – The Kinks
  16. Jesus Shot Me in the Head – Hiss Messenger
  17. Every Step – Mavis Staples
  18. We Are Not Overcome – Bifrost Arts


June Playlist

  1. Olivia-Newton-John-Hopelessly-Devote-97944-1Hurricane Judy – Future Clouds & Radar
  2. Too Young – Phoenix
  3. Gates of the West – The Clash
  4. Walking on the Milky Way – OMD
  5. Rust – Echo and the Bunnymen
  6. Tear – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  7. If Time Permits – Matthew Sweet
  8. Flick of the Finger – Beady Eye
  9. Chrome Sitar – T. Rex
  10. We Must Be in Love – The Five Stairsteps & Cubie
  11. Over at the Frankenstein Place – Susan Sarandon and Richard O’Brien
  12. Step – Vampire Weekend
  13. Communication – The Cardigans
  14. This Perfect World – Freedy Johnston
  15. The World and His Wife (live) – Elvis Costello
  16. A Goodbye Rye – Richard Buckner
  17. Feeling No Pain – Josh Rouse
  18. Psalm 46 – Bifrost Arts (feat. Chelsey Scott)


May Playlist

  1. 114990261Yes – McAlmont & Butler
  2. Magical Spring – Ride
  3. Outdoor Miner – Wire
  4. Looking for Space – Evan Dando
  5. Clair – Gilbert O’Sullivan
  6. Deirdre – The Beach Boys
  7. Fallin’ in Love – American Spring
  8. Don’t Worry Baby – Bryan Ferry
  9. Who Did That To You – John Legend
  10. Just Beneath the Surface – Dawes
  11. Romeo’s Tune – Steve Forbert
  12. Topanga Canyon – John Phillips
  13. The Last Supper – Johnny Cash
  14. The Boy Who Never Cried – Steve Earle
  15. Foot of the Mountain – A-Ha
  16. Dresden – OMD
  17. Song for Zula – Phosphorescent
  18. Macarthur Park – Richard Harris


April Playlist

If you’re looking for a good Easter mix, the playlist below probably isn’t it (this on the other hand). It nevertheless swings like mad:

  1. distantplanetPull Shapes – The Pipettes
  2. Section 12 (Hold Me Now) – The Polyphonic Spree
  3. Never Left – Kenny Howes
  4. In Between Days – The Cure
  5. Right Moves – Josh Ritter
  6. Vice – Razorlight
  7. The Pretty Things Are Going to Hell – David Bowie
  8. All I Ever Wanted – The Airborne Toxic Event
  9. Hudson Tubes – Robbers on High Street
  10. How Come – Embrace
  11. Dead Serious – Tinted Windows
  12. Islands (She Talks In Rainbows) – Guided By Voices
  13. Biggest Gossip In Town – Rockin’ Horse
  14. Got To Get a Message to You – Swamp Dogg
  15. Blue Canoe – Blue Mountain
  16. His Rest – Wovenhand
  17. Troposphere – Steve Burns
  18. Distant Planet – The Voyagers


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