Good Times

For Mallory’s mix CD swap, I was paired with Liza—blogger extraordinaire behind Length x Wit and also a fellow Texan. Our assigned theme was “good times.” The below songs either lift my spirits or they kind of nostalgically point my memory toward particularly bright moments.

After the jump, the track listing.

  1. Billy Stewart, “Summertime”
  2. Plastic Bertrand, “Ça Plane Pour Moi”
  3. Pulp, “Common People”
  4. The Monks, “Monk Time”
  5. Neutral Milk Hotel, “Holland, 1945″
  6. The Clash, “Rock the Casbah”
  7. E.L.O., “Mr. Blue Sky”
  8. The Auteurs, “The Rubettes”
  9. The Intruders, “Cowboys to Girls”
  10. The Shangri-Las, “Give Him a Great Big Kiss”
  11. Unrest, “Make Out Club”
  12. The Breeders, “Cannonball”
  13. Gene Vincent, “Be-Bop-A-Lula”
  14. Mercury Rev, “Holes”
  15. Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, “Patio Song”
  16. Pavement, “Shady Lane”
  17. The Clientele, “We Could Walk Together”
  18. The Olivia Tremor Control, “Hideway”
  19. Arthur Russell, “This Is How We Walk on the Moon”
  20. Nat King Cole, “Quizás, Quizás, Quizás”
  21. The Trammps, “Hold Back the Night”
  22. Arthur Lee, “Everybody’s Gotta Live”

Pick up our first mix at Dropbox or Mediafire.


  • corbett says:

    Liza will LOVE this!
    especially happy to see the Gorky’s on there.

    p.s. I suspect you will really enjoy hers as well.

  • Mallory says:

    i can’t wait to listen to this tomorrow! thanks again for doing the mix swap

  • tuey says:

    great choice on the Clientele…they remind me of walking through campus in the fall with my ipod

  • chaunguyen says:

    Corbett: I hope she does! I’ve been enjoying hers

    Mallory: Thank YOU

    Tuey: ooo fall. I can’t wait for that to come. Today was like 110. I’ll burn you a copy if you want

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