Songs for hurricane season

Truth is, it doesn’t mean shit to us, either, which is why when a place actually does get hit there are so many issues. Evacuate? Shit no, that bastard will turn before it hits us. I've actually evacuated twice, and both times the storm turned. Odds of evacuating decrease with each false alarm and chances are if we get hit I'll be riding it out in my living room.

Anyhow, here's to another year of panicked weathermen, price gouging, gas runs, cones of confusion and hurricane parties. Tonight the wife and I are gonna try and gather with some friends for some Hurricanes in observance of the day.

So here’s to hurricane season. May it be a quiet one. And here are some hurricane inspired songs to mark the day:

Jimmy Buffett - Trying To Reason With Hurricane Season

Ben Prestage - Hurricane Blues

The Shiners - Hurricane Blues

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising

John Fogerty - Walking In A Hurricane

Seth Walker - 2' Left To The Ceiling

And of course: Scorpions - Rock You Like A Hurricane

But wait! There's more!

What’s the term everyone who finds themselves inside the cone of confusion gets to hear ad-nauseum? Hunker-fucking-down. Seriously, what hurricane songs post would be complete without a hunker down song?

Those Legendary Shackshakers - Hunkerdown

This is an annual post that I do on that I thought I'd crosspost over here this year.

Ana, Bill, Claudette, Danny, Erika, Fred, Grace, Henri, Ida, Joaquin, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette, Peter, Rose, Sam, Teresa, Victor & Wanda.

Those are this year’s list of hurricane names. There are six lists that rotate and they do not change unless there is a hurricane that is so devastating that the name is retired, then another name replaces it. Today is the official beginning of the 2009 Hurricane Season. Unless you live on the East or Gulf Coast, Hurricane Season probably doesn’t mean shit to you until we're knee deep in shit and CNN is into full sprint with their 24 hour coverage.


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