I’m going to get laid off tomorrow and I’m trying to stay optimistic but I really just want to stay in my pajamas and feel sorry for myself.

Kara, I was laid off myself almost three years ago. Here are a some of the songs I found myself wallowing in.

01. Townes Van Zandt - “Flyin’ Shoes” (Flyin’ Shoes)
02. Drive-By Truckers - “Sounds Better in The Song” (Decoration Day)
03. Neil Young - “Motion Pictures (For Carrie)” (On The Beach)
04. Bob Dylan - “Simple Twist of Fate” (Blood on the Tracks)
05. The Band - “It Makes No Difference” (Northern Lights, Southern Cross)
06. Johnny Cash - “Further On Up The Road” (American V: A Hundred Highways)
07. Bon Iver - “The Wolves (Acts I & II)” (For Emma, Forever Ago)
08. Kanye West - “Street Lights” (808s and Heartbreaks)
09. The Black Keys - “Things Ain’t Like They Used To Be” (Attack and Release)
10. My Morning Jacket - “Touch Me I’m Going to Scream Pt. 2” (Evil Urges)
11. R.E.M. - “(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville” (Reckoning)
12. The Gaslight Anthem - “Stay Lucky” (American Slang)
13. Old Crow Medicine Show - “Back to New Orleans” (Caroline EP)
14. Townes Van Zandt - “To Live Is To Fly” (High, Low, and In Between)

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