A Playlist for a Long, Long, Long Run.

March 7, 2012 — Leave a comment

Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Playlist

I ran a marathon last year. I know that most of you either know that already or could care less but … you might care about what I listened to for 4 hours and 50 minutes. The idea for this post comes from NPRs recent Fresh Air about workout music which in turn caused my cube neighbor to ask me if there was a band or song that I would consider motivating. I was also motivated to put this up because I just today found the home of said playlist – my 2nd Gen iPod Nano.

And before you get too critical or threaten to burn any credit I may have as a music recommending friend – all I ask is that you remember the good times. Know that some of the selections were made out of desperation and only to fill time. I know I broke mixtape rules but … this is workout playlist. Cut me some slack. And please, if you can – try and forgive my undying adoration for Jackson Browne.

I’ve also created a playlist of all of the tracks that are available on Spotify.

Here goes:

Arms Like Boulders – The War on Drugs

Texico Bitches – Broken Social Scene

Doctor My Eyes – Jackson Browne

Is This Love? Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Digital Love – Daft Punk

Can You Discover? – Discovery

All I Want – LCD Soundsystem

Black Night – The Dodos

My Old Ways – Dr. Dog

3 Dimes Down – Drive-By Truckers

List For Life – GIRLS

Rock Me on the Water – Jackson Browne

G.O.O.D. Friday – Kanye West

Gone – Kanye West

Shadow People – Dr. Dog

Home – LCD Soundsystem

Your Time is Gonna Come – Led Zepplin

The Righteous Path – Drive-By Truckers

P.Y.T. – Michael Jackson

Death on the Stairs – The Libertines

Fat Man in the Bathtub – Little Feat

The Breeze – Dr. Dog

Crazy Feeling – Lou Reed

What are you Willing to Lose – Lucero

Cameras – Matt & Kim

Fade Away – Oasis

Tine to Pretend – MGMT

Roscoe – Midlake

Holland, 1945 – Neutral Milk Hotel

Hey, Hey What Can I Do? – Led Zepplin

Broke – Modest Mouse

X- Mas Curtain – My Morning Jacket

All of the Lights – Kanye West

The Breakup – The Rural Alberta Advantage

Where to Begin – My Morning Jacket

Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes – Paul Simon

Kill Devil Falls – Phish

Secret Meeting – The National

This Tornado Loves You – Neko Case

Ghost – Neutral Milk Hotel

RIngfinger – Nine Inch Nails

Juicy – Notorious B.I.G.

Stay Young – Oasis

Lost Coastlines – Okkervil River

ATLiens – Outkast

Southernplayaslisticadillacmuzik – Outkast

Little Secrets – Passion Pit

Mahgeeta – My Morning Jacket

I know What I Know – Paul Simon

Stereo – Pavement

Summer Babe  (Winter Version) – Pavement

Passing Me By – The Pharcyde

Hallelujah – Ryan Adams

Backwards Down the Number Line – Phish

1901 – Phoenix

Brothers Gonna Work it Out – Public Enemy

12:51 – The Strokes

Imitation of Life – R.E.M.

Everything In Its Right Place – Radiohead

Rock ‘n’ Roll Star – Oasis

Wasting Time – Reading Rainbow

I will Dare – The Replacements

Handshake Drugs – Wilco

Taking the Farm – The War on Drugs

Two Lovers – The Rural Alberta Advantage

New York, New York – Ryan Adams

The Wall – Yuck

The Comeback – Shout Out Louds

Rill Rill – Sleigh Bells

Two Kinds of Happiness – The Strokes

Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground – The White Stripes

Everybody Knows – Ryan Adams

Company in my Back – Wilco

Get Away – Yuck

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