My evening so far

I’ve been making a country mix CD for my Dad’s birthday.  It was very difficult to choose, but here’s the final listing:

Disc 1

  1. Reckless Burning, Jess Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter
  2. Dark Skies, Alison Krauss
  3. The Coo Coo Bird, The Be Good Tanyas
  4. Look at Miss Ohio, Gillian Welch
  5. Things that Scare Me, Neko Case
  6. Sweet Jane, The Cowboy Junkies
  7. Red Dirt Girl, Emmylou Harris
  8. High on a Mountain Top, Loretta Lynn
  9. Barricades and Brick Walls, Kasey Chambers
  10. Sugar Cane, Mary Gauthier
  11. Blue, Lucinda Williams
  12. Flaming Red, Patti Griffin
  13. Jolene, Dolly Parton

Disc 2

  1. Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival
  2. River in the Pines, Willard Grant Conspiracy
  3. Come Pick me Up, Ryan Adams
  4. No Lonesome Tune, Jimmie Dale Gilmore
  5. LA Freeway, Guy Clark
  6. Sunday Morning Coming Down, Johnny Cash
  7. Helpless, Neil Young
  8. Man in the Long Black Coat, Mark Lanegan
  9. St John the Gambler, Townes Van Zandt
  10. The Mountain, Steve Earle
  11. Come on up to the House, Tom Waits
  12. Handcuffed to a Fence in Mississippi, Jim White