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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Music From The Show

Iron and Wine, “Rattling Bone”
Arctic Monkeys, “Arabella”
EST, “Eighthundred Streets by Feet”
William Onyeabar, “Body and Soul”
Page McConnell, “Heavy Rotation”
Laura Veirs, “America”
Teen Daze, “Autumnal”
Strfkr, “Kahlil Gibran”
Miles Davis, “Pinocchio”

Phoenix, “North”
PLS PLS, “Pigs”
The Mavericks, “Back In Your Arms Again”
Atlas Genius, “Back Seat”
Sarah Lee Guthrie, “Sleep On It”
Joe Jackson, “Steppin’ Out”
Bon Jovi, “Livin’ On A Prayer”
Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones, “Traces of You”
Thelonious Monk, “Locomotive”

From DJ Sessions: Today’s Music With A Throwback Feel:

Lord Echo, “Bohemian Idol”
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, “Retreat”
Elvis Costello and The Roots, “Tripwire”
Prince, “Da Bourgeoisie”
Myron and E, “I Can’t Let You Get Away”

From The Man Who Inspired ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’:

“Green, Green, Rocky Road” performed by Dave Van Ronk
Jelly Roll Morton, “Winin’ Boy” performed by Dave Van Ronk
“Hang Me, Oh Hang Me” performed by Dave Van Ronk
Joni Mitchell, “Urge for Going” performed by Dave Van Ronk
Dave Van Ronk “Sunday Street”


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