The ultimate roadtrip mix is one of the hardest mixes to perfect. Whilst many reach for the youthful rapid clatter of skate punk/metal or the hairmungus power ballads of Jon Bon Jovi, the more discerning road warrior will always have a glorious collection of lushness and forgotten classics meticulously put together.
As part of Grizzly Bear week Chris Bear has crafted this joyous selection for your listening and driving pleasure. It features 'Wichita Lineman', which is potentially the greatest song of all-time (In Yr Editor's Humble Opinion, etc).
Of the mix, Chris Bear simply says:
This is a mix I made a while ago for a trip to LA...
Good mellow stone grooves to drive around with....
- Fly - JK & Co.
- Welcome To The Rain - Mid Day Rain
- One Way Glass - Manfred Mann
- A Family Affair - Television Personalities
- I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape - Teenage Filmstars
- How To Be So Real - Jim Noir
- What the Driven Drink - Thee Oh Sees
- You Showed Me - The Turtles
- The North Wind Blew South - Philamore Lincoln
- I Am Not Willing - Moby Grape
- Wichita Lineman - Glenn Campbell
- Poison - Som Imaginario
- Sleepy Hollow People - Paper Fortress
- Cherry - JJ Cale
- It's the Way - Pete Dello
- Shouting In A Bucket Blues - Kevin Ayers
- All Night Radio - All Night Radio
Running time: 57m 29s
For a limited time, a limited number of you can download this mix from RapidShare
Alternatively you can listen to it via this Soundcloud music player: