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Arizona and Michigan: The Fix playlist

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Arizona and Michigan, two states that don’t have much in common at all, really, but both gave birth to some great music. Here’s what you should listen to really get into the spirit of the Feb. 28th primary — you can download the whole list on Spotify.

Thanks to everyone who particpated! Here are a few of our favorite suggestions:

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-in-reply-to=”173069462256357376”><p>@<a href=”https://twitter.com/TheFix”>TheFix</a> Some AZ bands: Calexico, Gin Blossoms, Refreshments (”Banditos”!), Linda Ronstadt, Alice Cooper, Stevie Nicks <a href=”https://twitter.com/search/%2523fixplaylist”>#fixplaylist</a></p>&mdash; Alyson Hurt (@alykat) <a href=”https://twitter.com/alykat/status/173073135216762880” data-datetime=”2012-02-24T15:53:45+00:00”>February 24, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8”></script><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Obvious choice is Sufjan’s whole <a href=”https://twitter.com/search/%2523MI”>#MI</a> album, but I’d also add in Kings of Leon’s “<a href=”https://twitter.com/search/%2523Arizona”>#Arizona</a>” <a href=”https://twitter.com/search/%2523fixplaylist”>#fixplaylist</a></p>&mdash; BenWessel (@BenWessel) <a href=”https://twitter.com/BenWessel/status/173070193713618948” data-datetime=”2012-02-24T15:42:04+00:00”>February 24, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8”></script><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>”By the Time I Get to Phoneix”, she’ll be laughing at my polling numbers. <a href=”https://twitter.com/search/%2523fixplaylist”>#fixplaylist</a></p>&mdash; Leon Tchaikovsky (@SexiestLyingWit) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SexiestLyingWit/status/173071535932841987” data-datetime=”2012-02-24T15:47:24+00:00”>February 24, 2012</a></blockquote> <script src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8”></script>

And the whole list:

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations

Arizona - Kings of Leon

Elected - Alice Cooper

1969 - The Stooges

Edge of Seventeen - Stevie Nicks

Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) - Marvin Gaye

Hotel Arizona - Wilco

Icky Thump - The White Stripes

Grand Canyon - The Magnetic Fields

One Piece At A Time - Johnny Cash

Half A Smidge - Calexico

You Can’t Hurry Love - The Supremes

Lake of Fire - Meat Puppets

‘Till I Collapse - Enimem

Mesa, AZ - Bad Books

Oh Detroit! Lift Up Your Weary Head! - Sufjan Stevens

When Will I Be Loved - Linda Ronstadt

Don’t Stop Believin’ - Journey

By The Time I Get To Phoenix - Glen Campbell

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