Dog Ears Music: The Gift List

12/16/2011 08:36 am ET | Updated Feb 15, 2012

Doris Day

Song: Put 'Em in a Box, Tie 'Em With a Ribbon (And Throw 'Em in the Deep Blue Sea)

Album: Golden Girl (The Columbia Recordings 1944-1966)

Genre: Vocal

Talking Heads

Song: Psycho Killer

Album: The Best of Talking Heads (Remastered)

Genre: Rock

Béla Bartók

Song: Mikrokosmos: No. 143 Divided Arpeggios, No. 147 March

Album: Bartók at the Piano

Genre: Classical

Bob Marley & The Wailers

Song: Mellow Mood (Wail'n'Soul'm Version)

Album: Fy-ah, Fy-ah--The JAD Masters, 1967-1970 (Remastered)

Genre: Reggae

The Caretaker

Song: Moments of Sufficient Lucidity

Album: An Empty Bliss Beyond This World

Genre: Experimental

Carole King

Song: Way Over Yonder

Album: Tapestry (Legacy Edition)

Genre: Pop

Ólafur Arnalds

Song: Hægt, Kemur Ljósið

Album: ... And They Have Escaped the Weight of Darkness (Bonus Edition)

Genre: Alternative

Nick Drake

Song: Winter Is Gone

Album: Digital Box Set

Genre: Rock


Song: Ticket to Ride

Album: The Carpenters: The Essential Collection (1965-1997) [Box Set]

Genre: Pop

Eula Cooper

Song: Heavenly Father

Album: Eccentric Soul: The Tragar & Note Label

Genre: R&B/Soul

The Troggs

Song: Love Is All Around

Album: The Best of The Troggs

Genre: Rock

Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Song: Got a Job

Album: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: The 35th Anniversary Collection

Genre: R&B/Soul

Bo Diddley

Song: Live My Life

Album: Ride On/The Chess Masters 1960-1961

Genre: Blues

Pete Townshend (The Who)

Song: Any More (Demo)

Album: Quadrophenia (Super Deluxe Edition)

Genre: Rock

Chuck Berry

Song: Down Bound Train

Album: The Chess Box

Genre: Rock

Peter Frampton

Song: All I Want to Be (Is By Your Side) [Remixed Version]

Album: Frampton Comes Alive! (Deluxe Version)

Genre: Rock


Song: Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves

Album: Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves

Genre: Pop

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Song: Something in the Air

Album: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Greatest Hits

Genre: Rock

Bill Evans

Song: My Man's Gone Now

Album: The Complete Village Vanguard Recordings, 1961 (Live) [Remastered]

Genre: Jazz

Aretha Franklin

Song: I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)

Album: I Never Loved a Man The Way I Love You

Genre: R&B/Soul

Nina Simone

Song: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (LP Version)

Album: Anthology: The Colpix Years

Genre: Jazz

Cole Porter (vocals by Louis Armstrong)

Song: You're the Top

Album: The Complete Cole Porter Songbooks

Genre: Jazz

Duke Ellington

Song: Saddest Tale

Album: The Duke: The Columbia Years (1927-1962)

Genre: Jazz

Brenda Lee

Song: Dum Dum

Album: The Definitive Collection: Brenda Lee

Genre: Vocal