The Best Legal MP3s of 2006

20 Best Legal MP3s of 2006What the world needs now is another year-end list. Well, at least this is something you can listen to. These are twenty songs available as MP3s that we linked to in 2006. They’re all still available (as of today), so download them now and make yourself a mix as a way to remember what you were listening to last year.

Eef Barzelay – The Ballad of Bitter Honey – Posted Jan. 19 (buy)

Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor – Posted Feb. 15 (buy)

Simon Joyner – One For the Catholic Girls – Posted March 12 (buy)

The Coup – My Favorite Mutiny – Posted April 26 (buy)

Camera Obscura – Let’s Get Out Of This Country – Posted May 1 (buy)

Mountain Goats – Woke Up New – Posted June 26 (buy)

BellRays – Third Time’s The Charm – Posted July 10 (buy)

Babyshambles – The Man Who Came to Stay – Posted July 28 (iTunes)

Portastatic – Sour Shores – Posted Sept. 16 (buy)

Tom Waits – You Can Never Hold Back Spring – Posted Oct. 4 (buy)

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Desperado – Posted Oct. 10 (buy)

Califone – Spiders House – Posted Oct. 13 (buy)

Pavement – Rattled By The Rush – Posted Oct. 17 (buy)

The Walkmen – Don’t Forget Me – Posted Oct. 23 (buy)

Handsome Family – All the Time in Airports – Posted Oct. 25 (buy)

Joe Jack Talcum – Sex Sting – Posted Nov. 1 (more)

Of Montreal – Heimdalsgate Like a Promethean Curse – Posted Nov. 14 (buy)

The Shins – Phantom Limb – Posted Nov. 21 (buy)

Yo La Tengo – Mr. Tough – Posted Nov. 27 (buy)

Black Lips – Not a Problem – Posted Dec. 20 (buy)

Bonus Tracks from Glorious Noise Records

Riviera – The Weathermen – Posted Jan. 23 (buy)

Quasar Wut Wut – The Holiday Song (12 Snowmen, 24 Snowballs) – Posted Dec. 6

Previously: 20 Tracks That Can Change Your Life (with liner notes). More MP3s

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