Travels with Tavel, The Playlist

[NOTE: The Mystery Snapshots from the previous entry will be revealed in a separate posting with a little story about how sometimes a dream trip can turn into a travel nightmare… Stay tuned.]

Thank you EVERYONE who contributed one or more songs to this Ultimate Travel Playlist! I have put together the entire list and done something pretty awesome, if I do say so myself…

I have added a YouTube video for every single song, so you can listen by clicking each title below. I know, I know… I’m just TOO much! (Don’t ask how long it took me to put this together…)

I take no responsibility for the quality or content of these music videos, some of which are pretty lame. Just close your eyes, listen, imagine you’re about to land somewhere new and incredible… and enjoy.

1. Paper Planes (M.I.A)
2. Life in the City (Michael Franti and Spearhead)
3. Helen (Nizlopi)
4. Little Secrets (Passion Pit)
5. Run and Hide (Algebra Blessett)
6. Montaña (Gipsy Kings)
7. Raining in Paradise (Manu Chao)
8. Say Hey (I Love You) (Michael Franti and Spearhead featuring Cherine Anderson)
9. Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen)
10. America (Simon & Garfunkle)
11. Stuck Between Stations (The Hold Steady)
12. Let Down (Radiohead)
13. Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)
14. Chan Chan (Buena Vista Social Club)
15. Semi-Charmed Life (Third Eye Blind)
16. You’ll Always Be Loved By Me (Brooks and Dunn)
17. Raspberry Beret (Prince)
18. Only Wanna Be With You (Hootie and the Blowfish)
19. Sugar (Tonic)
20. Jack and Diane (John Mellencamp)
21. Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
22. Life Is a Highway (Tom Cochrane)
23. 3×5 (John Mayer)
24. Breakdown (Jack Johnson)
25. Vienna (Billy Joel)
26. Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles)
27. Carolina in My Mind (James Taylor)
28. The Way She Is (Stephen Kellogg)
29. America Song (Stephen Kellogg)
30. The Laws Have Changed (The New Pornographers)
31. Back In Your Head (Tegan and Sarah)
32. I Feel It All (Feist)
33. O Valencia (The Decemberists)
34. Always Where I Need To Be (The Kooks)
35. Great Expectations (The Gaslight Anthem)
36. 59 Sound (The Gaslight Anthem)
37. Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty)
38. I Know What I know (Paul Simon)
39. Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes (Paul Simon)
40. Beautiful World (Colin Hay)
41. Melbourne Song (Colin Hay)
42. All Along the Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix)
43. Leaving On A Jetplane (Chantal Kreviazuk)
44. Talk Amongst Yourselves (Grand National)
45. Buildings and Mountains (The Republic Tigers)
46. Ta Loca (Son de Cali)
47. Enjoy The Ride (Morcheeba)
48. On The Road Again (Willie Nelson)
49. Ants Marching (Dave Matthews)
50. Riding With The King (BB King and Eric Clapton) [No Link]
51. If I Had A Million Dollars (Barenaked Ladies)
52. The Boys of Summer (Don Henley)
53. Get Outta My Dreams (Billy Ocean)
54. Flux (Bloc Party)
55. Fruit Machine (The Ting Tings)
56. Your Cover’s Blown (Belle and Sebastian)
57. Of Montreal (Grondlandic Edit)
58. Time To Pretend (MGMT)
59. Sunshowers (M.I.A.)
60. Ankle Injuries (Fujiya & Miyagi)
61. Where Is My Mind (Pixies)
62. Theme Song (Flight of the Conchords)
63. Enjoy The Silence (Depeche Mode)

Together we created this playlist! And now I’m adding a bunch more songs to the list, because it’s my blog and I can do WHATEVER I WANT!

64. Paris (Yael Naïm)
65. Sympathique (Pink Martini)
66. Chaiyya Chaiyya (from the movie Inside Man)
67. Digitalism in Cairo (Digitalism)
68. Juan Loco (Rodrigo y Gabriela)
69. Galang Galang (M.I.A.)
70. Snow – Hey Oh (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
71. Use Somebody (Kings of Leon)
72. Tulips (Bloc Party)
73. La Revancha del Tango (Gotan Project)
74. Jerusalem remix – Out of Darkness Comes Light (Matisyahu)
75. Necta – Butterfly On Her Shoulder (Sashamon)
76. Crazy For You (Adele)
77. Satisfy My Soul (Bob Marley)
78. Stir It Up (Bob Marley)
79. Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole IZ)
80. New York, New York (Frank Sinatra with Tony Bennett)

For those interested, I plan to eventually make a separate tab for Travel Tunes alone so that people can add to the travel playlist anytime.

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5 responses to “Travels with Tavel, The Playlist

  1. Susana

    I like how one can sample all those songs without leaving your blog. Fabulous. Will be sampling your choices right away! I hope to come up with some of my own.

  2. missy

    love it! do you burn CDs, too? 🙂

  3. Geordie

    Wow. I’m impressed.

  4. Crystal

    Very cool that you’ve made it into one big playlist AND that you linked it up! xo-C

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