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VE 210

James Ray: I've Got My Mind Set On You

Hole (featuring Kurt Cobain): Asking For It

Green Day: Sweet Children

Lene Lovitch: Lucky Number

Curtis Mayfield: Superfly

Grip Weeds: Hello it's Me

George McCrae: You Can Have It All

Moon Martin: Bad Case of Loving You

Four Tops: 7 Rooms Of Gloom

Juluka: Scatterlings Of Africa

Cozy Cole: Topsy

Link Wray and his Ray Men: The Swag

Little Green Cars: Harper Lee

Lou Johnson: Always Something There To Remind Me

Debbie Harry & Iggy Pop: Well Did You Evah

The Sound Of Music Original Cast: Maria

Today on the VE....

Some unexplored originals and some unexpected remakes have shook loose from the unsorted 45's and stacks of unfiled LPs...

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Grace Jones Private Life

Amadou & Miriam: Welcome To Mali

Marvin Gaye: Stubborn Kind Of Fellow

Penguin Cafe Orchestra: Walk Don't Run

Real Estate: Atlantic City

Billy Mure's Supersonic Guitars: Guitars In Space

Steve Winwood: Roll With It (Steve Testifies Dub)

Tom Jones: Memphis, Tennessee

The Who: Call Me Lightning

Devo: Fresh

MGMT: Electric Feel

James: Laid (live acoustic)

Ray LaMontagne: Beg Steal or Borrow

Phosphorescent: Song For Zula

Edgar Broughton Band: Hotel Room

Today on the VE: Remembering Devo guitarist Bob Casale, A forgotton guitar star surfaces in my Garage Sale Find Of the Week... Tom Jones hip-shakes Chuck Berry, James unplugs and gets laid...and to begin, Grace Jones has her way with a Pretenders nugget

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VE 208
Little Feat: Fat Man In the Bathtub
Elvis Costello & The Roots: Come The Mean Times
The National: Fake Empires
Steely Dan: Babylon Sisters
Bat For Lashes: Sleep Alone
Joni Mitchell: Cold Blue Steel And Sweet Fire
Coldplay: UFO
Doors: Wishful Sinful
Shelby Lynne: I Only Want To Be With You
Jayhawks: Wichita
Grateful Dead: Jack Straw
Pat Metheney Group: Cross The Heartland

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Al Hirt: Java

Tessie O'Shea: I've Got A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

Peter Paul & Mary: A Man COme Into Egypt

Serendipity Singers: Crooked Little Man

Swingle Singers: Bach Fugue In D Minor

Village Stompers: Washington Square

Stan Getz/Joao Gilberto: So Danco Samba

Charles Mingus: Better Get Hit In Yo Soul

Frank SInatra: Fly Me To The Moon

Dean Martin: Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime

Jack Jones: Wives And Lovers

Muddy Waters: Good Morning Little Schoolgirl

Sam Cooke: Ain't That Good News

Bob Dylan: The Times They Are A Changing

The Beatles: "The Beatles Story" LP, Side 1

 

Today on the VE....It's "The Other 1964."  The pop culture landscape that The Beatles invaded on this day in 1964 was firm ground, tended by a generation who were just about to lose their hold--to something new and entirely unexpected.  Plus...the entire side 1 of the 1964 Capitol records documentary LP "The Beatles Story" takes it from there.

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