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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Music From The Show

Sonic Youth, “Stones”
Mutual Benefit, “Golden Wake”
El Ten Eleven, “Sorry About Your Irony”
Real Estate, “It’s Real”
Tortoise, “Eros”
Washed Out, “It All Feels Right”
Rolling Stones, “Monkey Man”
Beach House, “Wild”
Ratatat, “Lapland”

Deltron 3030, “Virus”
Beach House, “Myth”
Cat Stevens, “Peace Train”
Real Estate, “Easy”
DJ Shadow, “Giving Up The Ghost”
Love Inks, “Leather Glove”
Camaro, “Couch”
Washed Out, “New Theory”
Interpol, “Turn On The Bright Lights”

From Former ‘Crystals’ Lead Singer Releases Solo Album:

“Da Doo Ron Ron” performed by The Crystals
“The He Kissed Me” performed by The Crystals
“When My Baby Comes” performed by La La Brooks
“Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” performed by La La Brooks
“I Wonder” performed by The Crystals
“He’s a Rebel” performed by Darlene Love
“Aquarius” performed by La La Brooks
“Dear Boy, Love Girl” performed by La La Brooks
“You Gave Me Love” performed by La La Brooks


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