Playlist from a Pro
Peruse this eclectic list of songs for some new tunes for your collection.
“I firmly believe there’s no such thing as a bad genre of music,” says David Neidhart, a consultant for the Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY (914-631-3390, www.tarrytownmusic hall.org). “You name a genre, I can name a great performer in it.” And considering he has 5,000 LPs and 3,000 CDs in his collection, we’re inclined to believe him. Still, he managed to narrow his favorite songs to 10. “I’m more of an ‘album guy,’ but I think this playlist represents the diversity of my taste, though it’s a little light on hip-hop and contemporary country,” he says.
1. “THIS DREAM OF YOU,” Bob Dylan, from Together Through Life
2. “LOVE THAT GIRL,” Raphael Saadiq, from The Way I See It
3. “POTATO HOLE,” Booker T. and Drive-By Truckers, from Potato Hole
4. “FURTHER COMPLICATIONS,” Jarvis Cocker, from Further Complications
5. “ON THE CORNER,” Miles Davis, from On the Corner
6. “MORNING DEW,” Grateful Dead, from Europe ’72 (Live)
7. “FROM OUR TV TEENS TO THE TOMB,” Maria McKee, from High Dive
8. “RIGHT MOVES,” Josh Ritter, from The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter
9. “MURDER (OR A HEART ATTACK),” Old 97’s, from Alive & Wired
10. “YOUR HEART IS AS BLACK AS NIGHT,” Melody Gardot, from My One and Only Thrill
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