05 August 2009

A Good Celebrity Playlist For a Change

I didn't catch John Mayer's online radio programs these past few days but judging by the playlists, he has some excellent taste in music. Even as the biggest JM fan around, I'm a little surprised. I needed to share them with my favorite songs off each list highlighted.

August 1

Aretha Franklin - Eleanor Rigby
The Four Tops - Rach Out I'll Be There
Alan Parson Project - Eye In The Sky
John Lennon - Jealous Guy
Supertramp - Breakfast In America
Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - Say Say Say
Albert Collins - Thaw Out
Michael Jackson - Working Day And Night
Spank Rock - What It Look Like
Some jazz music
Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
Jackson 5 - ABC
Mash: Santigold - L.E.S. Artistes with Tegan & Sarah - Walking With A Ghost
J Dilla - The Rock Hard Times
Pete Rock - Warzone
Erykah Badu - The Cell
J Dilla - Nothing Like This
Johnny Guitar Watson - Ain't That A Bitch
AC/DC - Back In Black
Aha - Take On Me
D'Angelo & the Soultronics - Chicken Grease (live in Atlanta)
Prince - When Doves Cry (live)
John Mayer - Inner City Blues (rough demo)
John Mayer - Bonus Track
John Mayer - Can't Take This Plane (demo)
John Mayer - Can't Take This Plane
Wham! - Everything She Wants
John Mayer - Level (mixed with Ray Charles' I Got A Woman & Kayne West's Golddigger)
Donny Hathaway - The Ghetto (live)
Jackson 5 - I Wanna Be Where You Are (live)
The Impressions - Fool For You
Darondo - Legs
John Mayer teaches guitar part of "Say" live on air
Billy Preston - That's The Way God Planned it
James Brown - Make It Funky
John plays some jazz guitar
Wes Montgomery - Four On Six
Frank Sinatra - Only The Lonely
Frank Sinatra - Deep In A Dream
Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby
Billy Joel - New York State Of Mind

August 2

Bob Dylan - Most Of The Time
Hall & Oates - Rich Girl
Doobie Brothers - What A Fool Believes
Johnston Freedy - Can't Sink This Town
Minus The Bear - Pachuca Sunrise
Richard Hawley - You Don't Miss Your Water (Til Your River Runds Dry)
D'Angelo - Left & Right featuring Method Man and Redman
J Dilla - So Far To Go featuring Common and D'Angelo
Marvin Gaye - Pretty Little Baby
Stevie Wonder - Creeping
Jeff Buckley - I Want Someone Badly

August 3

Ray Charles - The Long & Winding Road
Frank Sinatra - Pennies From Heaven
Frank Sinatra - Chicago
Dinah Shore - You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit
Ella Fitzgerald - But Not For Me
Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You

August 5

Neil Young - After the Gold Rush - Tell Me WhyThe Flamingos - Doo Wop Classics - I Only Have Eyes For You Acoustic
Arcade Fire - Funeral - Wake Up
Stevie Wonder - In Square Circle - Part Time Lover
Craig Armstrong f/ Bono - As If To Nothing - Stay (Faraway, So Close!)
Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever - Won't Back Down
Toto - Toto IV - Africa
Mos Def - The Ecstatic - Quiet Dog
Jaylib f/ Frank-n-Dank - Champion Sound - McNasty Filth
Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon: The End of Day - Day N' Night
David Gray - Draw the Line - Fugutive
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Fever to Tell - Maps
Al Green - Greatest Hits - Love and Happiness
Bobby Brown - Dance... Ya Know It! - On Our Own
Max Priest - Close to You
Survivor - Rocky - Eye of the Tiger
Kenny Loggins - Top Gun - Danger Zone
Van Halen - 1984 - Jump

There are also a lot of songs I'm interested to check out. Seems like it would make a great playlist.

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