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2012: the compilation

And the final segment of the traditional end-of-year lists: the 25 tracks which made it on to Eden On The Line's pick of the year. You can hear the compilation on Soundcloud here.


The track list looks like this:

  1. Bob Dylan 'Duquesne Whistle'
  2. Neil Young & Crazy Horse 'Oh Susannah' 
  3. Patti Smith 'Banga'
  4. Gum 'Cherryade'
  5. John Cale 'Hemingway'
  6. Beth Jeans Houghton 'Liliputt'
  7. Two Wings 'Just Like'
  8. Leonard Cohen 'Banjo'
  9. Van Morrison 'Open The Door To Your Heart'
  10. Cornershop 'What Did The Hippie Have In His Bag'
  11. Wooden Sky 'Child Of The Valley'
  12. Ahab 'Run Me Down'
  13. Wussy 'Motorcycle'
  14. Bruce Springsteen 'Death To My Hometown'
  15. Dexys 'You'
  16. Meg Baird 'No Song To Sing'
  17. Brasstronaut 'Moonwalker'
  18. Bonnie Prince Billy & Trembling Bells 'Love Is A Velvet Noose'
  19. Cheek Mountain Thief 'Wake Him'
  20. Pretty Lightning 'Down With The Moon'
  21. Dr John 'Kingdom Of Izzness'
  22. Hiss Golden Messenger 'Call Him Daylight'
  23. Eat Lights Become Lights 'La Kraut III'
  24. Alejandro Escovedo 'Bottom Of The World'
  25. Lyle Lovett 'Brown Eyed Handsome Man'

My thanks to everyone on the list - and a whole host of other folk - for a lot of listening pleasure in another fine year for music. 

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