Michael Stipe and Jeff Tweedy may have admitted to being longtime closet fans of Richard's music, but if asked to list some of his favorite songs, the rebel rocker may might have reluctantly offered up this playlist.
Album: Lust for Life (1977)
Gang of Four
Non-album single (1978)
Album: Entertainment! (1995)
Non-album single (1979)
Album: 78 'til 79: The Lost Album (1999)
"You Can't Be Too Strong"
Graham Parker and the Rumour
Album: Squeezing Out Sparks (1979)
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
Album: The Modern Lovers (1976)
Album: VU (1985)
"(Sometimes I Feel Like) Fletcher Christian"
Album: So Good It Hurts (1988)
Album: Equal But Different: BBC Sessions 1979-83 (1994)
Mission of Burma
Album: Vs. (1982)
Album: Siren (1975)
Album: Give the People What They Want (1981)
"Only Loved at Night"
Album: Odyshape (1981)
Released as a single (1958)
Album: Dirty (1992)
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