1. The Juliana Hatfield Three, Become What You Are
2. John Lennon & Yoko Ono, "Merry Xmas (War is Over)"
3. Stoneground, "Looking for You"
4. The Crystals, The Best of The Crystals
5. Sally Timms & Jon Langford, Songs of False Hope and High Values
6. Grateful Dead, "Viola Lee Blues" & Cannon's Jug Stompers, "Viola Lee Blues"
7. Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, at the doorway again
8. Lightning Hopkins, Texas Blues
9. The Beau Brummels, "Laugh, Laugh" and "Deep Water"
10. Various, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
11. "Billy Elliott" (the film) & T. Rex, Electric Warrior
12. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Best of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
13. Rage Against the Machine, Renegades
14. Tom Waits, Mule Variations
List is a sampling of what Michael Goldberg has been reading, listening to or viewing lately.