Playlists Archive

The Memorial Playlist compiles songs by some of the rock musicians who passed away during the year. Sadly, this year’s playlist is a Who’s Who of rock legends, from Chuck Berry to Gregg Allman to Tom Petty to Chris Cornell.

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This playlist includes some of the tracks I listened to on the flight back to California after spending seven months abroad in South America. Not surprisingly, I found myself daydreaming about home.

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This Playlist consists of songs I have intended to write about for a while but for whatever reason have yet to make it out of my notebook and onto the blog. So I thought I would package them up into a nice little playlist and discharge my curatorial duties in one fell swoop!

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To mark the start of baseball season, Fine Tuning compiled a playlist of the Top 25 MLB Walk-Up Songs. Why 25? Because that’s the number of players on an active MLB roster, of course. See which players and teams have the best taste in music (and which team has the worst).

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Creating a Top Ten Rolling Stones playlist was no easy feat. For days I was wracked with indecision to the point of paralysis as I pondered the question of what self-respecting Stones fan would snub “Street Fighting Man”?

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Not only has the Streaming Age eliminated our ability to give albums and CDs as gifts, but we are now living in a world without mixed tapes. This week’s Playlist features songs from the embarrassingly-sappy “Matt-in-Mourning” mixed tape I made for my now-wife when she went to Europe for a summer during college.

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