Published by YYZUNLIMITED, 2010.
YYZ is pleased to announce the publication of Bill Burns’ latest book,Two Boiler Suits and a Playlist: A Primate Guide, published as part of the YYZUNLIMITED initiative. The elegant guide describes the chattels given to prisoners and the music that is played to them at the prison camps in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The 52-page guide includes 18 line illustrations and two colour plates and is designed by Shannon Griffiths.
Bill Burns thanks the Leon Levy Foundation in New York for its generous support of this project.
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1. “Shoot to Thrill” by AC/DC
2. “Gold” by Matchbox Twenty
3. “Staying Alive” by The Bee Gees
4. Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen
5. Dirrty by Christina Aguilera
6. “Sesame Street Theme Song” by Joe Raposo
7. “March of the Pigs” by Nine Inch Nails
8. “American Pie”by Don McLean
9. “Die Mf Die” by Dope
10. “Bodies” by Drowning Pools
11. “Raspberry Beret” by Prince
12. “White America” by Eminem
13. “All Eyes on Me” by Tupac
14. “Fuck Your God” by Deicide
15. “Enter Sandman” by Metallica
16. “America” by Neil Diamond
17. “We Are the Champions” by Queen
18. “Killing in the Name” by Rage Against the Machine
19. “Click Click Boom” by Saliva
20. “I Love You” by Barney the Purple Dinosaur