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Opiate of the Masses?

This mix of songs about religion dates from February of 2002. Looking over it now with some perspective, some of my choices are a little on the nose.

1. “What I Am” by Edie Brickell & the New Bohemians

2. “Imagine” by John Lennon

3. “One of Us” by Joan Osborne

4. “Losing My Religion” by R.E.M.

5. “God Is a Real Estate Developer” by Michelle Shocked

6. “If I Should Fall from Grace with God” by the Pogues

7. “Glory Train” by James Taylor & Randy Newman

8. ““Someone Out There” by the Cowboy Junkies

9. “God” by Tori Amos

10. “Busload of Faith” by Lou Reed

11. “This Is Hell” by Elvis Costello

12. “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat” from the Guys & Dolls cast recording

13. “Saved” by the Commitments

14. “Oh Bury Me Not (introduction: A Cowboy’s Prayer) by Johnny Cash

15. “Building a Mystery” by Sarah McLachlan

16. “Blessed” by Simon & Garfunkel

17. “Ramon” by Laurie Anderson

18. “Praise You” by Fatboy Slim

19. “Hallelujah” by John Cale


Ep2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBv2Hpqy1jc


Ep4:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSe9F8Bs0V8  this one