A Playlist for Mike

Last year, my brother Mike turned 50, so I decided to build him a playlist of a song from every year since 1966.

One year on, and I’ve tidied things up a little, fixed some broken links, and added some new songs.

Enjoy the music. And last but not least… happy birthday, Mike! 🎁

  1. The Surfers / Wipe Out
  2. Jefferson Airplane / White Rabbit
  3. Manfred Mann / Mighty Quinn
  4. Jimi Hendrix / The Star-Spangled Banner (Live)
  5. The Kinks / Lola
  6. The Who / Won’t Get Fooled Again
  7. Steely Dan / Do It Again
  8. T Rex / 20th Century Boy
  9. Steve Miller Band / The Joker
  10. Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel / Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
  11. David Bowie / Golden Years
  12. Aerosmith / Walk This Way
  13. Joe Walsh / Life’s Been Good
  14. ELO / Don’t Bring Me Down
  15. M / Pop Muzik
  16. The Specials / Ghost Town
  17. Phil Lynott / Old Town
  18. Flash and the Pan / Waiting for a Train
  19. Echo & the Bunnymen / The Killing Moon
  20. The Smiths / How Soon Is Now?
  21. The Bangles / Walk Like An Egyptian
  22. Robbie Robertson / Somewhere Down The Crazy River
  23. Bill Withers / Lovely Day
  24. Tears for Fears / Sowing the Seeds of Love
  25. Deee-Lite / Groove Is in the Heart
  26. The Source Featuring Candi Staton / You’ve Got the Love
  27. Crowded House / Weather with You
  28. Beck / Loser
  29. Tori Amos / Cornflake Girl
  30. Blur / Country House
  31. Sneaker Pimps / 6 Underground
  32. White Town / Your Woman
  33. Len / Steal My Sunshine
  34. Blondie / Maria
  35. The Avalanches / Frontier Psychiatrist
  36. OutKast / Ms Jackson
  37. Elvis vs. JXL / A Little Less Conversation
  38. Electric Six / Gay Bar
  39. Green Day / American Idiot
  40. KT Tunstall / Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
  41. Goldfrapp / Ride a White Horse
  42. The Fray / How to Save a Life
  43. Gabriella Cilmi / Sweet About Me
  44. The Killers / Human
  45. Man Like Me / You’ll Always Find Me in the Kitchen at Parties
  46. Lykke Li / I Follow Rivers
  47. Gotye Featuring Kimbra / Somebody That I Used to Know
  48. Jake Bugg / Lightning Bolt
  49. Pharrell Williams / Happy
  50. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats / SOB
  51. Elle King / Ex’s & Oh’s
  52. Pumarosa / Dragonfly

Updates

  • 2017/03/05: New songs for 1966, 1971, and 1988.
  • 2017/05/01: New songs for 2015–17.
  • 2017/05/24: New version of Golden Years.
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