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Daydream Sunset: a Playlist

What I was listening to while I wrote Daydream Sunset: the Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies.

I’m Free”—-The Who from Tommy

Good Times, Bad Times”—-Led Zeppelin

The Israelites”—Desmond Dekker and the Aces

Gimme Shelter”—-Rolling Stones from Let It Bleed

Okie From Muskogee”—Merle Haggard

New Speedway Boogie”—Grateful Dead from Workingman’s Dead

Luv & Haight”—Sly and the Family Stone from There’s a Riot Goin’ On

For Everyman”—Jackson Browne from For Everyman

I Threw It All Away”—Bob Dylan from Nashville Skyline

God”—John Lennon from John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band

Them Changes”—Jimi Hendrix from Band of Gypsys

Ohio”—Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

“Out of Gas”—Prairie Fire

Here’s to the State of Richard Nixon”—Phil Ochs

H₂0 Gate Blues”—-Gil Scott Heron/Brian Jackson from Winter in America

Hurricane”—Bob Dylan and Rolling Thunder Revue from Live 1975

Break It Up”—Patti Smith Group from Horses

Before the Deluge”—Jackson Browne from Late For the Sky

Backstreets”—-Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band from Born to Run

Simple Man”—Lynyrd Skynyrd from (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd)

Red Headed Stranger”—Willie Nelson from Red Headed Stranger

Sitting In Limbo”—Jimmy Cliff from The Harder They Come

White Riot”—The Clash

Rebel Music”—Bob Marley and the Wailers from Natty Dread

Long Hot Summer”—Tom Robinson Band from Power in the Darkness

God Save the Queen”—The Sex Pistols

Less Than Zero”—Elvis Costello and the Attractions from My Aim is True

What About Me?”—Quicksilver Messenger Service from What About Me?

Estimated Prophet”—Grateful Dead from Dick’s Picks Volume 15/Live Englishtown, NJ 9/3/1977

Respectable”—Rolling Stones from Some Girls

Vicious”—Lou Reed from Transformer

The Pretender”—Jackson Browne from The Pretender

Factory”—Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band from Darkness On the Edge of Town

Jimmy Jazz”—The Clash from London Calling

California Über Alles”—Dead Kennedys

You Gotta’ Serve Somebody”—Bob Dylan from Slow Train Coming

Comfortably Numb”—Pink Floyd from The Wall

US Blues”—Grateful Dead live 1/15/1980 Cambodian Refugees Benefit, Oakland, CA.

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Ron Jacobs is the author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies published by CounterPunch Books. His latest offering is a pamphlet titled Capitalism: Is the Problem.  He lives in Vermont. He can be reached at: ronj1955@gmail.com.

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