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Bob’s 100 Favorite Songs:
1. Gerry Rafferty – “Baker Street”
2. Brick – “Dazz”
3. Sniff n’ The Tears – “Driver’s Seat”
4. Tower of Power – “So Very Hard to Go”
5. Elvin Bishop – “Fooled Around & Fell in Love”
6. Boz Scaggs – “Lowdown”
7. Greg Kihn – “The Breakup Song”
8. Tom Tom Club – “Genius of Love”
9. Tommy Tutone – “867-5309 (Jenny)”
10. Haircut 100 – “Love Plus One”
11. Skylark – “Wildflower”
12. Frank Zappa – “Muffin Man”
13. Rose Royce – “I Wanna Get Next to You”
14. War (with Eric Burdon) – “Spill the Wine”
15. Paul Simon – “Kodachrome”
16. Three Dog Night – “Mama Told Me (Not to Come)”
17. Tompall Glaser – “Put Another Log on the Fire”
18. Gary Numan – “Cars”
19. Andrea True Connection – “More More More (Part 1)”
20. Spinners – “How Could I Let You Get Away?”
21. Biz Markie – “Just a Friend”
22. Glen Campbell – “Wichita Lineman”
23. Alice in Chains – “Rooster”
24. Ringo Starr – “It Don’t Come Easy”
25. The Band – “Chest Fever”
26. Doobie Brothers – “Another Park, Another Sunday”
27. Guided by Voices – “The Best of Jill Hives”
28. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – “The Love I Lost”
29. The J. Geils Band – “Centerfold”
30. Lee Michaels – “Do You Know What I Mean?”
31. Billy Paul – “Me & Mrs. Jones”
32. The Guess Who – “Undun”
33. Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs – “Wooly Bully”
34. Mel & Tim – “Starting All Over Again”
35. The Sanford-Townsend Band – “Smoke from a Distant Fire”
36. Icehouse – “Icehouse”
37. Alice Bowie (Cheech & Chong) – “Earache My Eye”
38. Stealer’s Wheel – “Stuck in the Middle With You”
39. Pablo Cruise – “Love Will Find a Way”
40. Walter Egan – “Magnet & Steel”
41. The B-52’s – “Rock Lobster”
42. Ratt – “Round & Round”
43. William Bell – “I Forgot to Be Your Lover”
44. O’Jays – “I Love Music (Part 1)”
45. Queen – “Fat Bottomed Girls”
46. B.J. Thomas – “I Just Can’t Help Believin'”
47. Jerry Jeff Walker – “London Homesick Blues”
48. Styx – “Renegade”
49. The Vapors – “Turning Japanese”
50. Al Stewart – “Time Passages”
51. James Gang – “Funk #49”
52. Payola$ – “Eyes of a Stranger”
53. Waylon Jennings – “Honky Tonk Heroes”
54. Ace – “How Long”
55. The Doors – “Roadhouse Blues”
56. Wall of Voodoo – “Mexican Radio”
57. Hall & Oates – “Sara Smile”
58. The Monkees – “Last Train to Clarksville”
59. Pat Benatar – “Heartbreaker”
60. The Fixx – “One Thing Leads to Another”
61. Blondie – “One Way or Another”
62. Ramones – “Teenage Lobotomy”
63. Cream – “Badge”
64. Eagles – “Those Shoes”
65. Steppenwolf – “Everybody’s Next One”
66. Chic – “Good Times”
67. Charlie Rich – “Behind Closed Doors”
68. Black Sabbath – “The Mob Rules”
69. Warren Zevon – “Lawyers, Guns & Money”
70. Jackson Browne – “Boulevard”
71. Archie Bell & The Drells – “Tighten Up”
72. Jefferson Starship – “Jane”
73. Eddie Money – “Shakin'”
74. Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Workin’ for MCA”
75. Joe Jackson – “You Can’t Get What You Want (‘Til You Know What You Want)”
76. Traffic – “The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys”
77. Todd Rundgren – “Can We Still Be Friends?”
78. The Kinks – “Destroyer”
79. Jim Noir – “My Patch”
80. David + David – “Welcome to the Boomtown”
81. American Analog Set – “Million Young”
82. The Floaters – “Float On”
83. Dwight Yoakum – “Honky Tonk Man”
84. Jethro Tull – “Hymn 43”
85. Nazareth – “Hair of the Dog”
86. Los Amigos Invisibles – “Cuchi-Cuchi”
87. The Hives – “Hate to Say I Told You So”
88. Beastie Boys – “Sabotage”
89. Gordon Lightfoot – “Sundown”
90. Romeo Void – “Never Say Never”
91. Deep Purple – “Highway Star”
92. Franz Ferdinand – “Take Me Out”
93. Temple of the Dog – “Hunger Strike”
94. Bee Gees – “Fanny (Be Tender With My Love)”
95. Toadies – “Possum Kingdom”
96. New Pornographers – “My Slow Descent into Alcoholism”
97. Drive-By Truckers – “Puttin’ People on the Moon”
98. The Moody Blues – “Question”
99. Scott H. Biram – “Plow You Under”
100. Blues Busters – “Shame & Scandal”

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Bob’s 100 Favorite Albums:
1. Spoon – A Series of Sneaks
2. The Who – Who’s Next
3. Cheap Trick – Cheap Trick (1977)
4. Pedro The Lion – Control
5. Sun Kil Moon – Ghosts of the Great Highway
6. Steely Dan – The Royal Scam
7. Willie Nelson – Shotgun Willie
8. The Replacements – Pleased to Meet Me
9. Treat Her Right – Treat Her Right
10. Nilsson – Nilsson Schmilsson
11. My Morning Jacket – It Still Moves
12. Jim White – Drill a Hole in That Substrate & Tell Me What You See
13. The Rolling Stones – Let It Bleed
14. Ass Ponys – Lohio
15. Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!
16. Jane’s Addiction – Nothing’s Shocking
17. Stephen Malkmus – Stephen Malkmus
18. Little Feat – Waiting for Columbus
19. Ted Leo/Pharmacists – The Tyranny of Distance
20. The Beatles – Abbey Road
21. Alice Cooper – Flush the Fashion
22. The Webb Brothers – Maroon
23. Devin Davis – Lonely People of the World, Unite!
24. Robert Plant – Pictures at Eleven
25. Eagles of Death Metal – Peace Love Death Metal
26. David Bowie – The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders from Mars
27. Michael Penn – March
28. Beulah – The Coast is Never Clear
29. The Police – Zenyatta Mondatta
30. Centro-Matic – Distance & Clime
31. Dire Straits – Making Movies
32. John Vanderslice – Time Travel is Lonely
33. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – Hard Promises
34. Southern Culture on the Skids – Dirt Track Date
35. Destroyer – Rubies
36. Wilco – Sky Blue Sky
37. The Natural History – Beat Beat Heartbeat
38. The Hold Steady – Separation Sunday
39. Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Armed Forces
40. Pete Yorn – musicforthemorningafter
41. AC/DC – Back in Black
42. The White Stripes – White Blood Cells
43. Spanic Boys – Spanic Boys
44. The Cars – The Cars
45. The Detroit Cobras – Life, Love & Leaving
46. R.E.M. – New Adventures in Hi-Fi
47. The Black Keys – thickfreakness
48. Elton John – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
49. Morphine – Cure for Pain
50. Hayden – Elk-Lake Serenade
51. Art Brut – Bang Bang Rock & Roll
52. David Gilmour – About Face
53. Andrew Bird’s Bowl of Fire – The Swimming Hour
54. The Fratellis – Costello Music
55. Pearl Jam – No Code
56. The Orange Peels – So Far
57. James Hunter – People Gonna Talk
58. Glossary – How We Handle Our Midnights
59. McLusky – McLusky Do Dallas
60. Loose Fur – Born Again in the USA
61. Gunfighter – High Noon
62. The Oranges Band – All Around
63. Neko Case – Blacklisted
64. Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
65. Kings of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak
66. Talking Heads – 77
67. Darryl-Ann – Happy Traum
68. Shuggie Otis – Inspiration Information
69. The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow
70. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti
71. Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters
72. Frank Black & The Catholics – Black Letter Days
73. The Waxwings – Shadows of the Waxwings
74. Rush – Permanent Waves
75. U2 – War
76. Josh Rouse – Nashville
77. The Libertines – The Libertines
78. Van Morrison – Moondance
79. Soundgarden – Superunknown
80. The Pattern – Real Feelness
81. Van Halen – Fair Warning
82. Ben Folds – Songs for Silverman
83. The Long Winters – Putting the Days to Bed
84. Champale – Simple Days
85. The Minus 5 – The Gun Album
86. The Ike Reilly Assassination – Junkie Faithful
87. Beck – Midnite Vultures
88. Sunset Valley – Goldbank 78 Stack
89. The Helio Sequence – Keep Your Eyes Ahead
90. Starlight Mints – Built on Squares
91. Ron Sexsmith – Blue Boy
92. Paul Westerberg – Come Feel Me Tremble
93. Ryan Adams & The Cardinals – Cold Roses
94. M. Ward – Transistor Radio
95. Of Montreal – Satanic Panic in the Attic
96. Jens Lekman – Night Falls Over Kortedala
97. Midlake – The Trials of Van Occupanther
98. Interpol – Turn on the Bright Lights
99. Love as Laughter – Laughter’s Fifth
100. The Pursuit of Happiness – Love Junk

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Bob’s 100 Favorite TV Shows:
1. Seinfeld
2. The Simpsons
3. Twin Peaks
4. Homicide: Life on the Street
5. Breaking Bad
6. King of the Hill
7. Curb Your Enthusiasm
8. The Wire
9. Mad Men
10. Lost
11. The Wonder Years
12. The White Shadow
13. Boardwalk Empire
14. Beavis and Butt-Head
15. SCTV
16. Newhart
17. Parks and Recreation
18. Archer
19. The Kids in the Hall
20. WKRP in Cincinnati
21. Saturday Night Live
22. Late Night with David Letterman
23. Monty Python’s Flying Circus
24. Eastbound and Down
25. The Office
26. Extras
27. Modern Family
28. Sons of Anarchy
29. The Gong Show
30. Space Ghost Coast to Coast
31. Scrubs
32. It’s Garry Shandling’s Show
33. Quincy, M.E.
34. The Fugitive
35. Get a Life
36. The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
37. Night Court
38. Louie
39. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
40. Jackass
41. Star Trek
42. Tush
43. The Job
44. The Six Million Dollar Man
45. Treme
46. The Life and Times of Tim
47. All in the Family
48. The Carol Burnett Show
49. Freaks and Geeks
50. Bob’s Burgers
51. Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist
52. Batman
53. Party Down
54. Bizarre
55. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
56. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
57. The League
58. The Monkees
59. The Dick Van Dyke Show
60. The Andy Griffith Show
61. Sanford and Son
62. Damages
63. Police Squad!
64. Not Necessarily the News
65. Veep
66. The Electric Company
67. Eight is Enough
68. The Critic
69. The Rockford Files
70. Night Gallery
71. Eagleheart
72. What’s Happening!!
73. Behind the Music
74. World’s Wildest Police Videos
75. Fernwood/America 2 Night
76. Hee-Haw
77. Sigmund and the Sea Monsters
78. Schoolhouse Rock
79. Family Guy
80. Almost Live!
81. Boston Legal
82. Tattletales
83. That’s Incredible!
84. Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
85. Dexter
86. Leave it to Beaver
87. C.P.O. Sharkey
88. CHiPs
89. Happy Days
90. The Flip Wilson Show
91. Welcome Back, Kotter
92. Columbo
93. Austin City Limits
94. The Walking Dead
95. NewsRadio
96. Barney Miller
97. Terriers
98. Dark Shadows
99. Dragnet
100. Get Smart

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Bob’s 100 Favorite Movies:
1. Fandango
2. The Shawshank Redemption
3. Caddyshack
4. A Clockwork Orange
5. Office Space
6. O Brother Where Art Thou
7. North Dallas Forty
8. Three Days of the Condor
9. Fletch
10. This Is Spinal Tap
11. Halloween
12. Sixteen Candles
13. Planet of the Apes (original)
14. Over the Edge
15. Stripes
16. A Christmas Story
17. Animal House
18. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
19. Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory
20. Ordinary People
21. The Blues Brothers
22. The Big Lebowski
23. Up in Smoke
24. WALL-E
25. Napoleon Dynamite
26. Fast Times At Ridgemont High
27. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
28. Hud
29. Used Cars
30. The Breakfast Club
31. Apocalypse Now
32. Young Frankenstein
33. Pulp Fiction
34. Night Shift
35. Raising Arizona
36. The Jerk
37. Slap Shot
38. Better Off Dead
39. The Silence of the Lambs
40. Rain Man
41.-43. The Lord of the Rings trilogy (Parts I, II and III)
44. Full Metal Jacket
45. Take the Money and Run
46. Billy Jack
47. The Getaway (original)
48. 48 Hrs.
49. Remember the Titans
50. Vacation
51. Step Brothers
52. Strange Brew
53. Reservoir Dogs
54. The Hollywood Knights
55. Phantasm
56. Superbad
57. Escape From New York
58. Risky Business
59. Back to School
60. The Ref
61. Heaven Help Us
62. Planes, Trains & Automobiles
63. 2001: A Space Oddysey
64. Blazing Saddles
65. Pee Wee’s Big Adventure
66. Giant
67. Zelig
68. Logan’s Run
69. A Fish Called Wanda
70. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (original)
71. Something Wild
72. Se7en
73. The Groove Tube
74. Scanners
75. Arthur
76. Walking Tall (original)
77. Up the Academy
78. The Player
79. Frailty
80. Blue Velvet
81. Weird Science
82. Scent of a Woman
83. Tortilla Soup
84. Star Wars (IV: A New Hope)
85. Casino
86. Lone Star
87. The Iron Giant
88. Unforgiven
89. Inside Moves
90. Platoon
91. Mulholland Drive
92. The Great Santini
93. My Bodyguard
94. Wet Hot American Summer
95. The Andromeda Strain (original)
96. Snatch
97. The Sure Thing
98. The Man With Two Brains
99. One on One
100. Every Which Way But Loose

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