It's almost here: we're hours away from Hurricane Irene's touch down. You've got your D batteries and flashlights, you've raided the stores for nachos, your pets are safe, and your air conditioner is stored. Now all you need is the suitable playlist to get through tonight and tomorrow! So click through for some stormy, apocalyptic tracks from Bob Dylan, Neil Young, the Pixies and Etta James.

Notes: classic rockers write the best songs about natural disasters. No, we didn't include "Rock You Like A Hurricane" by Scorpion, or any version of "Goodnight Irene" by (too obvious). And obligatory "Come On, Eileen" below: