Weekly Mixtape: Study Aid

The semester is wrapping up fast! It’s time to buckle down and finish those overdue essays and final papers and start figuring out your study plan.

For that, The Concordian has your back — in our final edition of the term, here’s a playlist for the weeks ahead.

Side A: As you’re singing the studyin’ blues, remember that all great accomplishments require sacrifice. You may feel that you’re wasting these precious spring days but know that once you get through your finals, you’ll have plenty of summer days to enjoy as a reward.

Side B: Your sacrifice has paid off! Freedom is yours! No matter the result, know that you’ve done your best and you get to enjoy a well-deserved summer break. Take a moment to congratulate yourself, kid, you made it through another school year.


Side A: Studyin’ Blues


1. “Hum Drum Blues” – Oscar Brown, Jr. – Sin & Soul…And Then Some

2. “Melancholy Mood” – Horace Silver – Blowin’ The Blues Away

3. “Lazy Man Blues” – Sippie Wallace – Complete Recorded Works 

4. “Chain Gang” – Sam Cooke – Swing Low

5. “Deep River” – Marian Anderson – Deep River

6. “One More Cup of Coffee (Valley Below)” – Bob Dylan – Desire

7. “Blues On the Ceiling” – Karen Dalton – It’s So Hard To Tell Who’s Going to Love You the Best

8. “Saturday Night Blues” – Kenny Burrell – Midnight Blue

9. “Stop Breakin’ Down” – Robert Johnson – Stop Breakin’ Down

10. “It’s Nobody’s Fault but Mine” – Blind Willie Johnson – It’s Nobody’s Fault but Mine


Side B: Freedom is Upon Us!


1. “Horchata” – Vampire Weekend – Contra

2. “Casimir Pulaski Day” – Sufjan Stevens – Illinoise

3. “Neon Love” – Armistice – Armistice EP

4. “What the Snowman Learned About Love” – Stars – Heart

5. “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” – Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

6. “The Rip Tide” – Beirut – The Rip Tide 

7. “Walkabout” – Atlas Sound featuring Noah Lennox – Logos

8. “Real Life” – Tanlines – Mixed Emotions 

9. “Zero” – Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s Blitz!

10. “Smoke Detector” – Rilo Kiley – Under The Blacklight


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