my hometown – a tribute to nj










release date: july 23, 2013

label: fdr

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my hometown is a collection of songs originally recorded by nj artists covered by an eclectic mix of indie bands. all proceeds will go to the hurricane sandy new jersey relief fund (

track listing

1. janet labelle – baby it’s you (the shirelles)
2. bastards of melody – it’s my party (lesley gore)
3. the grip weeds – lies (the knickerbockers)
4. the cryptkeeper five – no surrender (bruce springsteen)
5. the successful failures – i’ve got a flair (fountains of wayne)
6. cliff hillis & steve butler – listen to me girl (the smithereens)
7. keith monacchio – meeting across the river (bruce springsteen)
8. the anderson council – he’ll make you cry (the critters)
9. jim testa & his inappropriately younger band – the bulrushes / dancing barefoot (the bongos / patti smith)
10. springhouse – no one has to know (richard barone)
11. taggart – murray (pete yorn)
12. brixton riot – upside down (yo la tengo)
13. snap infraction – you better run (the rascals)
14. the silence kit – anything, anything (dramarama)
15. roomtone – our way to fall (yo la tengo)
16. tim lee 3 – the bulrushes (bongos)
17. the paper jets – atlantic city (bruce springsteen)
18. jon caspi & the first gun – i like your mom (bouncing souls)