The Open Road
January 1, 2007  Playlist

Hey! Happy New Year!

featuring our *new theme song*, Ben Harper's "Sweet Nothing
Serenade," on his latest album, Both Sides of the Sun.

Songs of hope and resolution of the new year:

Sonny Smith - The End, I'm So Happy - Fruitvale EP - self-produced
The Might BE Giants - If I Wasn't Shy - Apollo 18 - Elektra
Brian Eno - "I'll Come Running - Another Green World - Caroline Records
The Long Winters - Stupid - Treats - Barsuk Records

Cab Calloway - I Gotta Go Places and Do Things - Best of the Big
Bands - Columbia
King Pleasure - Tomorrow Is Another Day - Golden Days - Fantasy Records
Pink Martini - title track - Hang On Little Tomato
Del Rey - Dress Me - X-Rey Guitar - Hobemian Records

Bjork - Sun in My Mouth - Vespertine - Elektra
Hammock - Will You Ever Love Yourself? - Raising Your Voice...Trying
to Stop an Echo - Darla
Terry Hall & Mushtaq - Stand Together - The Hour of Two Lights -
Astrelwerks/Honest Jons Records
One Ring Zero - Happy New Year - Wake Them Up

Pyeng Threadgill - Caterpillar Crossing - Of The Air - Random Chance
Ben Harper - Please Don't Talk About Murder While I'm Eating - Both
Sides of the Sun

Jolie Holland - Goodbye California - Escondida - Anti-
Mike Doughty - Move On - Future Soundtrack for America - Barsuk
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings- This Land is Your Land - Naturally -
Daptone Records
Joan Armatrading - Join the Boys - self-titled - A&M

Arcade Fire - Wake Up - Funeral - Merge Records
Greg Brown - Just By Myself - The Live One - Red House Records
Jose Gonzalez - title track - Stay in the Shade EP
Ani Di Franco - Back Back Back - To The Teeth - Righteous Babe Records

Jeff Merchant - (Don't Look So) Distressed - Window Rolled Down -
True Classical CDs
The Books - Smells Like Content - Lost and Safe
Talking Heads - Seen and Not Seen - Remain In Light - Sire
Doctor L/Tony Allen/Jean Phi Dary/Jeff Kellner/Cesar Asnot - Take A
Rest part 2 - Psycho On Da Bus - Platform Recordings

Happy heavy thinkin',

Bonnie Jean

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