The Don’ts

For the past few weeks I’ve been responding to Fred at Slacktivist‘s requests that his readers select a particular section of the alphabet and post in the comments any songs whose titles fall in that range that we enjoy and he doesn’t have in his list.

Since I’m making the list anyway, I thought I’d post the results here. Today it’s songs whose title begin with the word “Don’t”, and the list that follows represent the playlist from my iPod, which is a small fraction of our overall collection.


  1. These are mine. I’m a bit worried about what they say about me!

    Don’t – Jewel (Pieces of You)
    Don’t Bring Me Down (live) – Sia (KCRW Sounds Eclectic Sessions)
    Don’t Cha (Live) – Will Young (Jo Whiley Live Lounge BBC Radio 1)
    Don’t come home too soon – Del Amitri (Hatful of Rain: The Best of Del Amitri)
    Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House (Crowded House)
    Don’t Ever Think (Too Much) – The Zutons (Who Killed…)
    Don’t Get Lost In Heaven – Gorillaz (Demon Days)
    Don’t give up – Chicane feat. Bryan Adams
    Don’t Give Up – Peter Gabriel (Hit)
    Don’t Give Up The Fight – The Magic Numbers (The Magic Numbers)
    Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Burt Bacharach (Burt Bacharach Collection)
    Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones (Come Away With Me)
    Don’t Leave – Faithless (Reverence)
    Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Nina Simone
    Don’t Let Me Get Me – Pink (Missundaztood)
    Don’t Let The Sun Go Down – George Michael & Elton John (Ladies and Gentlemen)
    Don’t look back in Anger – Oasis (What’s the Story Morning Glory)
    Don’t Make Me Come To Vegas – Tori Amos (Scarlet’s Walk)
    Don’t Make Me Over – Dionne Warwick (Burt Bacharach Collection)
    Don’t Need A Reason – Beth Orton (Trailer Park)
    Don’t Panic – Coldplay (Parachutes)
    Don’t Smoke In Bed – Nina Simone (Misunderstood)
    Don’t Speak – No Doubt (Tragic Kingdom)
    Don’t Stand Me Down – The Bluetones (Slight Return)
    Don’t Stand So Close To Me – The Police (The Police Greatest Hits)
    Don’t Steal Our Sun – The Thrills (So Much For The City)
    Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson (Off The Wall)
    Don’t Stop Dancing – Creed)
    Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen (Greatest Hits I)
    Don’t talk (put your head on my shoulder) – The Beach Boys (Pet Sounds)
    Don’t Tell Me – Avril Lavigne (Under My Skin)
    Don’t Think of Me – Dido (No Angel)
    Don’t Wannabe – Cathy Burton (Burn Out)
    Don’t Worry Be Happy- Bob Marley

  2. don’t give up on us–david soul

    don’t you forget about me–simple minds.

    i apologize for the public forum contact, but if you can please forward a huge thank you to kari for detailing your plights in her blog. my manc boyfriend and i (chicagoan) just got engaged a couple weeks ago and it’s a very very helpful resource.

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