Rhapsody 2005

Now that the Rhapsody editors’ [best of list](http://plasticboy.com/archives/2005/12/29/best-music-of-2005/) is out I guess I’d better post [mine](http://rhaplinks.real.com/rhaplink?type=playlist&title=Rhapsody+2005&ref=blog&rhapid=719347&from=listen). I’ve limited my self to 25 tracks so that you can listen with your [free 25 tracks](http://www.realnetworks.com/company/press/releases/2005/musicrevolution_conference.html) even if you don’t have a Rhapsody subscription.

Best Music of 2005

Best Music of 2005:
Excerpts from Rhapsody editors’ favorite releases from the last year.
1. Pull Up The People – M.I.A.
2. Dare (Soulwax Remix) – Gorillaz
3. Gideon – My Morning Jacket
4. Forever Lost – The Magic Numbers
5. Heard ‘Em Say (Album Version (Explicit)) – Kanye West
6. Hung Up – Madonna
7. Skin Of My Yellow Country Teeth – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
8. Que’ Onda Guero – Beck
9. Drop The Pressure – Mylo
10. M’bifé – Amadou & Mariam
11. Feels Just Like It Should – Jamiroquai
12. Winter in the Hamptons – Josh Rouse
13. Strange & Beautiful (I’ll Put A Spell On You) – Aqualung
14. Ch Ching (Cheque 1-2 Remix) – Lady Sovereign
15. The Corner (Album Version (Explicit)) – Common
16. I Will Follow You Into The Dark – Death Cab For Cutie
17. Banquet – Bloc Party
18. Panda – Dungen
19. Tap Water – Dengue Fever
20. Bad Man (Featuring Vybez Cartel & M.I.A.) – Missy Elliott
21. I Turn My Camera On – Spoon
22. Just Let Go (Thin White Duke Remix Radio Edit) – Fischerspooner
23. Disco Infiltrator – LCD Soundsystem
24. The Weight – The Band
25. Modern Music – Black Mountain
26. Dutchman Falls – Dr. Dog
27. Little Ghost – The White Stripes
28. General Principles (Album Version (Explicit)) – DJ Muggs Vs. GZA
29. Pi – Kate Bush
30. 49 Percent – Royksopp

Holiday Favorites

Holiday Favorites:
Christmas? Hanukkah? Kwanzaa? Here are some seasonal tunes to keep you warm and cozy regardless of what you celebrate.
1. Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid
2. Father Christmas – The Kinks
3. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – U2
4. The Chanukah Song – Adam Sandler
5. Up On The House Top – The Jackson 5
6. Step Into Christmas – Elton John
7. 2000 Miles – The Pretenders
8. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Pointer Sisters
9. The Man With All The Toys – The Beach Boys
10. I Have A Little Dreidel – Barenaked Ladies
11. Winter Wonderland – Macy Gray
12. Fairytale of New York – Pilate
13. Christmas All Over Again – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
14. Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses
15. Peace On Earth / The Little Drummer Boy – (with David Bowie) – Bing Crosby
16. Frosty The Snowman – Ronettes
17. Do You Hear What I Hear? – Whitney Houston
18. Spread A Little Love On Christmas Day – Destiny’s Child
19. Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah – Barenaked Ladies

Cool Yule

Cool Yule:
Classic Christmas tunes from some of the most beloved names in rock and soul.
1. Jingle Bells – Wilson Pickett
2. Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Dean Martin
3. Noel – Martha and the Vandellas
4. Merry Christmas Baby – Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band
5. Christmas Must Be Tonight – The Band
6. Soulful Christmas – James Brown
7. You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch – Dr.Seuss
8. Back Door Santa – The Holmes Brothers
9. Blue Christmas – Johnny Cash
10. Goin’ Home For Christmas – Merle Haggard
11. Silent Night – Al Green
12. Drummer Boy – Ben E. King
13. Amazing Grace – Jeff Beck
14. Winter Wonderland – Louis Armstrong & Friends
15. Jingle Bells – Earl Scruggs

Modern Rock Christmas

Modern Rock Christmas:
Check out future holiday classics from Beck, Death Cab for Cutie and other alt rockers.
1. The Christmas Song – The Raveonettes
2. The Little Drum Machine Boy – Beck
3. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Death Cab For Cutie
4. Back Door Santa (Non Album Version) – Jet
5. Christmas Time Is Here – Ivy
6. 2000 Miles – The Pretenders
7. Winter Wonderland – Brian Setzer Orchestra
8. Christmas On TV – Chris Isaak
9. Snow Day – Bleu
10. Good King Wenceslas – Crash Test Dummies
11. Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight) – Joey Ramone
12. Is Zat You, Santa Claus – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
13. Blue Christmas – The Perishers
14. Christmas At The Zoo – The Flaming Lips
15. Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Single Version) – Street Drum Corps
16. Chirstmas Is Going To The Dogs – Eels
17. Santa Doesn’t Cop Out On Dope – Sonic Youth
18. Last Christmas – Jimmy Eat World
19. Maybe This Christmas – Ron Sexsmith
20. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Hem