yes, it will be a sort of 'Best-of' and I do see the need for not everybody is so much of a fan to buy all the books of poetry. And even I, who owns them, sometimes just want to take a portable version of reliable standards with me when leaving the house. I'm all for a good 'Best-of'collection, be it in music or literature.
I'd like to see a CD collection of Buk's favourite standards. He's rattled off the names of quite a few classical composers that he likes listening to. Having all of his favourites on one CD, with extracts showing where they've appeared in his writing, would be great. In the 1st volume of 'The Bukowski Tapes' where, in Number 11, he talks about a song he listened to in a Philadelphia bar with a mafia boss's girlfriend: 'Her Tears Flowed Like Wine' (the song must've come out in the 1940's). This may be the version he'd been listening to back then: