Death and Dying Mix



Here and gone.

So soon and without any warning.

David, Alan, Merle, Arjan, Sherie, Teddy and now Prince.

The heart is too heavy at the moment.

Death and dying.

It’s inevitable, I know.

But it still is shit for those of us left here.


50 songs on the subject.

Track Listing:

01 Mahindra Death Ride [The Bombay Royale]

02 Death Letter [Son House]

03 Country Death Song [Violent Femmes]

04 Oh Death Where Is Thy Sting [Re. J. M. Gates]

05 Dying Anyway [Ben Sidran]

06 Death Is Not the End Carl Broemel]

07 Asta-asta (You are gone) [Sherali Jo’raev]

08 Bury Me Deep In Love [Jimmy Little]

09 Low Down Death Right Easy [Dock Reed]

10 River Of Death [The Bluegrass Album Band]

11 De la Vie a la Mort (From Life to Death) [Zap Mama]

12 Love and Death [Ebo Taylor]

13 A Fiddler Dead And Gone [Stairwell Sisters]

14 13 (Death March) [JImmy Smith and Wes Montgomery]

15 Dying Crapshooter’s Blues [Blind Willie McTell]

16 Dying from Home and Lost [Louvin Brothers]

17 The Engineer’s Dying Child [Johnny Cash]

18 ‘Til I’m Dead And Gone [Randy Travis]

19 Our Friend Is Gone [Earl Gaines]

20 Dixieland Funeral [Chuck E Weiss]

21 Ain’t Nobody’s Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone [Jack Tottle]

22 Press My Dying Pillow [The Jubilee Hummingbirds]

23 Nyule Drelwa, Calling Down of deities to subjugate evil spirit; and Kulwa, its death, stabbed by Black Hat [Unknown Bhutanese Monks]

24 Like an Angel Passing through My Room [Sophie Van Otter and Elvis Costello]

25 Pass Me Not Oh Gentle Saviour [The Holmes Brothers]



Vol. 2

26 Fancy Funeral [Lucinda Williams]

27 Drivin’ Nails in My Coffin [Asleep at the Wheel]

28 Burying Ground [Muddy Waters]

29 To Love Is To Bury [Cowboy Junkies]

30 For A Dancer [Jackson Browne]

31 God Is in the House [Nick Cave and the Badseeds]

32 You Got To Die [Blind Willie McTell]

33 And Am I Born to Die [Bela Fleck and Abigail Washington]

34 Live And Die [Avett Brothers]

35 Are You Afraid To Die [Louvin Brothers]

36 She Took a Lot of Pills and Died [Robbie Fulks]

37 Death Of Ladies’ Man [Leonard Cohen]

38 After You Die [Tom Waits]

39 Before the Old Man Died [Paul Kelly]

40 Black Cadillac [Lightnin Hopikins]

41 Waiting ’round To Die [Townes Van Zandt]

42 The Hearse Is Backed Up [Lightnin Hopkins]

43 Thre Ain’t No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down [Brother Claude Ely]

44 Dig My Grave [Kate and Anna McGarrigle]

45 Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep [Harry Manx and Kevin Breit]

46 Graveyard [The Devil Makes Three]

47 Roll, Jordan, Roll [Mahalia Jackson]

48 The Far Side Banks of Jordan [Bluegrass Gospel Project]

49 Let the Mystery Be [Iris Dement]

50 O Death [Ralph Stanley]



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