Comedian Paul F Tompkins had a sheltered upbringing but he introduces us to the Billy Bragg song that prompted his emotional awakening, a Mama Cass track that marks his move from East Coaster to proud Californian as well as a sentimental song that captures his relationship with his wife. Paul’s stand up special “Laboring Under Delusions” airs on Comedy Central on April 21.
Tracks 1. Billy Bragg - The Milkman of Human Kindness 2. Cass Elliot - California Earthquake 3. The Killers - All These Things That I’ve Done 4. Ella Fitzgerald - Someone to Watch Over Me 5. Johnny Cash - The Man Comes Around