Other Countries Mixtape by Eric Steuer

February 4, 2010 at 10:25 pm 1 comment

Other Countries Mixtape

On Tuesday, Eric Steuer of Meanest Man Contest contributed a guest mixtape to When You Awake, an LA-based country music blog. Their reaction to his initial offer was not too far from what I’d think mine would be: “When Eric Steuer of the hip hop/electronic duo Meanest Man Contest approached me about doing a mixtape, I was completely intrigued. Needless to say, we don’t get too many requests from hip hop groups wanting to share their love of country music.” The mixtape is, far less surprisingly, nothing I can imagine they’d ever expect and I might only have thought possible in lieu of evidence like the global fascination with West Virginia’s state song, John Denver’s “Take Me Home Country Roads.” Needless to say, I was disappointed to see that the Toots and the Maytals cover of our song was not included, though the Romanian version that was is pretty neat. You can download Eric’s mixtape and get a significantly more detailed tracklist under this here cowboy hat.

1. Marianne Rosenberg – “Wer Liebe Sucht” (1970)
2. Joe Dassin – “Un Garçon Nommé Suzy” (1970)
3. Noriel Vilela – “16 Toneladas” (1971)
4. Jussi & The Boys – “Oon Yksin Niin” (1975)
5. John Foster – “Non Finirò D’amarti” (1962)
6. Conjunto Casino – “Jinetes en el Cielo” (1950)
7. Gustav Winckler – “Jeg Vil Vente Ved Telefonen” (1961)
8. Pairote – “Tee Makhuea Pok” (1964)
9. Gil Dobrică – “Hai Acasă” (1979)
10. Inger Lise Rypdal – “Fru Johnsen” (1968)
11. Agnaldo Timóteo – “Os Verdes Campos Da Minha Terra” (1967)
12. Réal Giguère – “Gros Jambon” (1962)
13. Johnny Cash – “Wo Ist Zu Hause, Mama” (1959)
14. Gnonnas Pedro – “Dark as a Dungeon” (1980)
15. Kazuya Kosaka and the Wagon Masters – “Wagon Master” (1956)

Chimney sweep,

Dwight

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Emmanuel  |  February 4, 2010 at 11:38 pm

    Oh Joe Dassin ! All my children…

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