April showers bring more than just May flowers- it nourishes an added anxious crossing of fingers wondering “am I going to owe a sum quantifiable to black market organ selling, break even, or mercifully receive a wad of green from the IRS?”  The tax filing deadline is this week, and we sit somewhere on an apprehensive spectrum of unbridled fury towards the Man, getting distracted by Schoolhouse Rock videos to help explain how government works, lackadaisical going through the motions, to turning a blind eye on this exhaustive task.

We’ve whipped up a playlist to lighten the mood in the incorrigible event that is filing taxes.  Whether you’re scrambling to decipher numbers and paperwork or are taking the Martha Stewart route, the musicians on this list have got your back while the IRS is on your back.  The collection includes songs by Ralph Willis, The Pretty Things, The Dodos, Israel Vibration, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings among bunches more.  

**Some artists on the list have extra phenomenal 2018 single/album releases, including….

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