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Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology): A Playlist For Earth Day

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A wonderful guy who I had the honor of knowing and working with died suddenly yesterday at age 49. We never know how long we have on this planet. Here's an Earth Day playlist of songs about taking better care of Planet Earth, better care of one another and better care of ourselves.

R.I.P. Ron Scalera, a great man who really loved his family, his work at CBS and his music.

MERCY, MERCY ME (THE ECOLOGY) - Marvin Gaye
THE LAST RESORT - The Eagles
HANDS ALL OVER - Soundgarden
EARTH SONG - Michael Jackson
MONKEY GONE TO HEAVEN - The Pixies
BIG YELLOW TAXI - Joni Mitchell
DOWN TO EARTH - Peter Gabriel
NATURE'S WAY - Spirit
(NOTHING BUT) FLOWERS - Talking Heads
EARTH ANTHEM - The Turtles
DON'T GO NEAR THE WATER - The Beach Boys
DON'T DRINK THE WATER - Dave Matthews Band
CUYAHOGA - R.E.M.
BEFORE THE DELUGE - Jackson Browne
EARTH - Imogen Heap
HARVEST FOR THE WORLD - The Isley Brothers
BEDS ARE BURNING - Midnight Oil
THE WORLD BEGAN IN EDEN AND IT ENDED IN LOS ANGELES - Phil Ochs
EARTH CRISIS - Steel Pulse
SALTWATER - Julian Lennon
AFTER THE GOLD RUSH - Neil Young

Feel free to offer up any other fitting songs for Earth Day.