A gift from a colleague

Sun-Times music and online features editor Thomas Conner gave me one of the most thoughtful gifts any music geek can give another today: a lovingly compiled CD mixtape. Thanks, Thomas; you rock!

1. “In the Jailhouse Now” (Hank Wilson by way of Leon Russell)

2. “Jailbreak” (Thin Lizzy)

3. “Jail Guitar Doors” (The Clash)

4. “54-36 Was My Number” (Toots & the Maytals)

5. “Holloway Jail” (the Kinks)

6. “Are They Gonna Make Us Outlaws Again?” (James Talley)

7. “Lawyers, Guns and Money” (Warren Zevon)

8. “Prison on Route 41” (Calexico and Iron & Wine)

9. “Not Even Jail” (Interpol)

10. “Breakin’ the Law” (New Pornographers)

11. “Aginst th’ Law” (Woody Guthrie)

12. “Midnight Special” (Leadbelly)

13. “Journalists Who Lie” (Morrissey)

14. “Video Killed the Radio Star” (Presidents of the United States of America)

15. “The Outlaw” (Horace Silver)

16. “The Whole of the Law” (Yo La Tengo)

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