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OT: Sad Songs

My wife, Khara, works with a nice guy, who I will call Bill, to protect his identity.  I normally interact with him at Chili's, where Khara's coworkers sometimes go after work.  Bill is somewhere between a friend and an acquaintance.  About two and a half months ago, Khara, Bill, Bill's fiancée, and I went out for dinner.  Afterwards, we talked about hanging out more.  

We never went out again.  About two months ago, Bill and his fiancée called off their wedding, and about two weeks after that, they called off their relationship.  Bill moved out a few weeks later, and the break up has been really hard on him.  It was a complete surprise to him and everyone who knew them.

Since Bill has been so upset, I just burned him a CD, to lift his spirits.  I wrote on the front, "Songs That Rock!"  I told Khara I made a CD of songs to cheer him up, and I asked her to give it to him tomorrow.  If I am lucky, she will not listen to it before she gives it to him.

Here is the play list:

Nickelback - Someday
R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts
Boyz II Men - End Of The Road
Eric Carmen - All By Myself
The Police - Every Breath You Take
Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
U2 - With or Without You
Harry Nilsson - Without You
Nanci Griffith - Once In A Very Blue Moon
Tim McGraw - Please Remember Me
John Wait - Missing You
Chicago - Look Away
Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You
Sinead O'Connor- Nothing Compares 2 U
The Cure - Pictures Of You
Backstreet Boys - Show Me the Meaning Of Being Lonely
The Fray - How to Save a Life
Ricky Nelson - Lonesome Town

I had these two songs on the play list but they did not fit on the CD.

Otis Redding - I've Been Loving You Too Long
Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah

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