On the last day of 2007 I posted some of my favorite music. I quickly removed the link because I realized it was not, in the strictest sense, um, legal. I am nothing if not law-abiding.
It recently occurred to me that I now have a legal alternative, so here’s the mix.
29 songs and audio oddities that helped me make it through a dark and difficult year. Lots of painful memories — but also some sweetness. We lost a friend, but our daughter was conceived that summer. This mix reflects that range of emotions.
Hats off to 8tracks for figuring out how to do this legally. I don’t know of any other site or service that has accomplished this.
Added Bonus: Here’s one of my favorite photos from 2007.
OK, enough nostalgia for one day. Tomorrow I hope to reach back even further, all the way to 1934. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
8tracks is pretty neat, there was a similar site about two years ago called muxtape that went the way of the dodo.