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RIP Mulgrew Miller, gentle giant of jazz piano

Steely Dan: Time Out Of Mind

Daft Punk Featuring Todd Edwards: Fragments of Time

Jimmy Cliff: You Can Get It if You Really Want

Fitz & The Tantrums: Breakin' The Chains Of Love

Jackie Wilson: Whispers (Gettin' Louder)

Rita Coolidge: Higher And Higher

Booker T & The MGs: Hip Hug-Her

Mulgrew Miller Trio:

Paul McCartney: It's Now Or Never

Beatles: Devil In Her Heart

Willy Mason & Brendan Benson: Waiter At The Station

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions: Mr. Malcontent

Two Door Cinema Club: Sleep Alone

Shelby Lynne: How Can I Be Sure

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The Doors: Light My Fire (mono LP Version)

The Doors: Ships With Sails

X: Soul Kitchen

Echo & The Bunnymen: People Are Strange

The Ramones: Take It As It Comes

Siouxsee & The Banshees: You're Lost Little Girl

The Doors: Spanish Caravan

The Doors: Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)

Nico: The End

The Doors: Touch Me (stereo single alternate mix)

The Doors: Riders On the Storm (Quad GH LP alternate mix)

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Today, on the VE:

A grab bag of fun eithties things that fell between the cracks, plus some secular songs with a strong gospel influence.

Tom Chacon: Ain't Gonna Take Us Alive

Steve Forbert: Say Goodbye To Little Jo

The Decemberists: I 4 U & U 4 Me

Danny Wilson: Mary's Prayer

The Church: Under The Milky Way

The Yardbirds: Still I'm Sad

REM: Untitled (from Green)

Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons: Gimmie Little Sign

Shades Of Blue: Oh How Happy

Friend & Lover: Reach Out In the Darkness

Edwin Hawkins Singers: Oh Happy Day

George Harrison: My Sweet Lord

U2 (with New Voices Of Freedom) I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

Rolling Stones: Shine A Light

Dorothy Norwood & The Combined Choirs of Atlanta GA: Wrapped Up In Jesus' Arms

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Today on the VE:

New vinyl spinning by Little Green Cars, Willy Mason & Brendan Benson and Oberhofer, plus some treasures uncovered at New Orlean's fabled Euclid Records

George McCrae: You Can Have It All

Third World: Now That We Found Love

Little Green Cars: Witching Hour

Carla Thomas: I Got My Mojo Working

The Meters: Wichita Lineman

Oberhofer: Cruisin FDR

Beach Boys: Surfin' USA

The National: Racing Like A Pro

Willy Mason & Brendan Benson: It's You

George Jones: I Can't Get Used To Being Lonely

Shelby Lynne: Just A Little Lovin

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Lover's Touch

BB King: Why I Sing The Blues

Modern Jazz Quartet: Willow Weep For Me

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Today on the VE....

Mayday...mayday...in a good way. The merry month is here, and this hour is in full bloom with classic songs of may time, and a few new things that are as fresh as the season.

Arcade Fire: Month Of May

Julie Andrews: The Lusty Month Of May

Bee Gees: First of May

Ella Fitzgerald: Mountain Greenery

Blue Rodeo: Five Days In May

The Chipmunks: The Fountain In The Park (While Strolling Through The Park One Day)

Heartless Bastards: Parted Ways

Fitz & The Tantrums: Out Of My League

Carole King: I Feel The Earth Move

Two Door Cinema Club: Spring

Mountain Goats: Transcendental Youth

Lucero: It May Be Too Late

Amos Lee: Windows Are Rolled Down

Hollis Brown: Ride On the Train

Led Zeppelin: Stairway To Heaven (instrumental demo)

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