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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Music From The Show

  • Herbie Hancock, “And What If I Don’t?”
  • Bonobo, “Brace Brace”
  • Avishai Cohen, “Madrid”
  • Iron and Wine, “Rattling Bone”
  • Buddy Guy, “Best In Town”
  • Cheyenne Marie Mize, “Raymaker”
  • Kings of Leon, “Supersoaker”
  • Steve Earle, “Invisible”
  • Saint Motel, “My Type”
  • Miles Davis, “Pinocchio”
  • Radiohead, “Reckoner”
  • Dr. Dre, “Housewife”
  • The Pulse, “Holy Fuck”
  • Derek and the Dominos, “Layla”
  • Merv Griffen, “The Jeopardy Theme” performed by TV Tunesters
  • Graham Reynolds, “Before Midnight”


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