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Satellite of Love: A Playlist for Your Emmy Parties

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"Do you know we are ruled by T.V." Jim Morrison once wrote in a poem called "American Prayer, and today is the day when TV truly rules in America -- the Emmy Awards hosted by the very funny Seth Meyers. I will be there watching the Monday Night Emmys up close as a sweaty nominee, but for those of you out there playing the home version of the Emmy game, here's a playlist for your Emmy viewing parties -- including some suggestions from my Twitter followers. As always just don't sit on the couch listening to my songs, please send in your own TV-related tunes below. Let's all have a real prime time.

SATELLITE OF LOVE - Lou Reed

GUIDING LIGHT - Television

I SAW IT ON TV - John Fogerty

TELEVISION MAN - Talking Heads @roydunbar1

STAR ON A TV SHOW - The Stylistics

COUCH POTATO - Weird Al Yankovic

COFFEE & TV - Blur

PORTABLE TELEVISION - Death Cab For Cutie

THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED - Gil Scott-Heron

JOHNNY CARSON - The Beach Boys

TV PARTY - Black Flag

TELEVISION LIGHT - Marshall Crenshaw

KICKING TELEVISION - Wilco

SATISFACTION - The Rolling Stones

57 CHANNELS (AND NOTHIN' ON) - Bruce Springsteen @VocalLizzy

TV TALKING SONG - Bob Dylan

MY COUNTRY - Randy Newman

TELEVISION - Dave Edmunds

JAMMIN' ME - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

TELEVISION - Robyn Hitchcock

FADE AWAY AND RADIATE - Blondie

SLEEPING WITH THE TELEVISION ON - Billy Joel

MONEY FOR NOTHING - Dire Straits @glenfootitch

SUNDAY SPORTS -- Bottle Rockets @PrestonWms

THE SUN ALWAYS SHINES ON T.V. - a-ha