The stories

All the long-winded, self-indulgent gushing about music and picking through songs’ accompanying associations, feelings or reactions, in chronological rather than alphabetical order (and also occasional breaks for stats and wrap-ups).

An introduction: 12,700 songs, 20 years, one iPod

1. A (Cartel)
2. About Every 12 Hours (Kids These Days)
3. Absinthe Party at the Fly Honey Warehouse (Minus the Bear)
4. A Case of You (Completions)
5. A.W.O.L. (Yellowcard)
6. A Little Bit of Everything (Dawes)
7. A Beacon, a Compass, an Anchor (And So I Watch You From Afar)
8. Adulthood (Jukebox the Ghost)
9. Aching to Pupate (Regina Spektor)
10. Adeline, Out of Tune (The New Amsterdams)
11. Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More (The Allman Brothers Band)
12. About Falling (Say Anything)
13. Addicted (Neil Finn)
14. Ain’t No Time (Grace Potter & The Nocturnals)
15. Aging Friends (Snowcapped) (Kids These Days)
16. Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar) (The Doors)
17. Admit It!!! (Say Anything)
18. Albatross (The Besnard Lakes)
19. All Circuits Down (The Remedy Session)
20. Alec Eiffel (The Get Up Kids)
21. All Along The Watchtower (Dave Matthews Band; Jimi Hendrix)
22. Alcohol (Gogol Bordello)
23. All Ears (The New Amsterdams)
24. All Hail Bright Futures (And So I Watch You From Afar)
25. All I’m Losing is Me (Saves the Day)
26. Alive with the Glory of Love (Say Anything)
27. All Around You (Intro) (The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
28. All the Pretty Girls Go to the City (Spoon)
29. All Into You (Blu Sanders)
30. All Eyes on Me (The Goo Goo Dolls)
31. Alfie (Lily Allen)
32. All My Love (Led Zeppelin)
33. All or Nothing (Aqualung)
34. All People (Michael Franti & Spearhead)
35. All My Friends (Counting Crows)
36. Almost Here (The Academy Is…)
37. All the Wars (Aloha)
38. An American Prayer (The Doors)
39. Amateur (Nada Surf)
40. All Things Good and Nice (Jets to Brazil)
41. Ambling Alp (Yeasayer)
42. Amen (Gogol Bordello)
43. All in a Row (Gratitude)
44. All Your Way (Morphine)
45. America (Simon & Garfunkel)
46. All We Ever Knew (The Head and the Heart)
47. Altamont (Horse Feathers)
48. American Slang (The Gaslight Anthem)
49. Amsterdam (Guster)
50. American Television (Ben Lee)
51. Anais (Jimmy Eat World)
52. Angel, Won’t You Call Me? (The Decemberists)
53. Another Little Hole (Aqualung)
54. Annie Ford (Mt. Desolation)
55. Ant Farm (Eels)
56. Anyone. Anyone? (Dashboard Confessional)
57. Anytime (Neil Finn)
58. Anthems for a Seventeen-Year-Old Girl (Broken Social Scene)
59. Apology Song (The Decemberists)
60. Are You & Me Gonna Happen (E)
61. Art is Hard (Cursive)
62. Artificial Light (Rainer Maria)
63. Art Class (Song for Yayoi Kusama) (Superchunk)
64. Awaiting on You All (George Harrison)
65. The Awful Truth of Loving (Rainer Maria)
“A” Songs Wrap-Up

66. Baby Britain (Elliott Smith)
67. The Bachelor and the Bride (The Decemberists)
68. Baby Blue (The Early November)
69. Back to You (John Mayer)
70. Bad Bad World (Guster)
71. Bad Luck Charm (Old 97’s)
72. Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let it Roll) (George Harrison)
73. Bang a Gong (Get it On) (T. Rex)
74. Bartolomeo and the Buzzing of Bees (Ted Leo and The Pharmacists)
75. Basement Parties (Matt Pond PA)
76. Basket Case (Green Day)
77. Be Beautiful (Aqualung feat. Luke Sital-Singh)
78. Battle of Who Could Care Less (Ben Folds Five)
79. Begin Again (Gratitude)
80. Believe in What You Want (Jimmy Eat World)
81. Bend and Not Break (Dashboard Confessional)
82. Belly of June (Horse Feathers)
83. Beneath a Crozet Trestle Bridge (Paul Curreri)
84. Better (Regina Spektor)
85. The Best Happiness Money Can Buy (I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business)
86. Beyond the Sea (Bobby Darin)
87. Billy Liar (The Decemberists)
88. Bitte Ein Kuss (Onelinedrawing)
89. Bittersweet (Kristin Hoffmann)
90. Black Cadillacs (Modest Mouse)
91. Big Love (Ben Lee)
92. Blackout (Aloha)
93. Black Hole (Aqualung)
94. Bloodless (Andrew Bird)
95. Bloodshot (Jack’s Mannequin)
96. Blue Diamonds (The Long Winters)
97. Boomerang (Mae)
98. Bobcaygeon (The Tragically Hip)
99. A Bottle of Buckie (Ted Leo and The Pharmacists)
An interlude: Spotify Wrapped 2020
100. Bottle Up and Explode! (Elliott Smith)
101. Bowl of Oranges (Bright Eyes)
102. Box of Rain (Grateful Dead)
103. Break the Sky (The Hush Sound)
104. Brokedown Luck (Nicole Atkins)
105. Broken Boy Solider (The Raconteurs)
106. Bukowski (Modest Mouse)
107. Bruised (The Bens)
108. Buildings (Regina Spektor)
109. Buttmachine (That 1 Guy)
“B” Songs Wrap-Up

110. C’Mon (Guster)
111. California One/Youth & Beauty Brigade (The Decemberists)
112. Call My Name Out (Matthew Jay)
113. Call Out Your Name (Blu Sanders)
114. Can We Lip Sync This One? (The June Spirit)
115. Careless (Neil Finn and Paul Kelly)
116. Carrying (Jukebox the Ghost)
117. Carve Your Heart Out Yourself (Dashboard Confessional)
118. Caring is Creepy (The Shins)
119. Casting Curses (Fairweather)
120. Catapult (Counting Crows)