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VE 131  Prehistoric Rock:

Roll 'Em Pete Big Joe Turner 1938

House of Blue Lights Freddie Slack (co-writer with Don Ray) and Ella Mae Morse 1946
Down the Road Apiece: Will Bradley Trio 1940
Good Rockin' Tonight: Wynonie Harris: 1948
Joe Liggins: The Honeydripper

Bull Moose Jackson: Big Ten Inch

Amos Milburn: One Bourbon, One Scotch One Beer

Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Rock Daniel 1941

The Fat Man: Fats Domino:

Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 : Ain't That Just Like a Woman

Julia Lee and her Boyfriends Gotta Gimme Whatcha Got

We're Gonna Rock Wild Bill Moore 1947

Rock t he Joint: Jimmy Preston 1949

Move It On Over Hank Williams 1947

Jack Guthrie: Oakie Boogie

Woody Guthrie: Jesus Christ

Robert Wilkins; That's No Way To Get Along
Rolling Stones: Not Fade Away

Van Morrison : In The Days Before Rock And Roll.

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VE 307 9 22/16 

Bob James: Take Me To The Mardi Gras 
Decemberists: This Is Why We Fight 
Rhiannon Giddens: Don't Let It Trouble Your Mind 
Fran Warren/Claude Thornhill Orch: Sunday Kind Of Love 
Patti Smith: Gloria (Live At Electric Lady) 
Toots Thielmans: Don't Blame Me 
Willie Nelson: All Of Me 
The Nice: Brandenberger 
Martha Argerich: Chopin Polonaise #6 in A Flat 
Beatles: Got To Get You Into My Life 
Four Tops: Reach Out (I'll Be There) 
Joan Jett: You Don't Own Me 
Frank Zappa: Montana 

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VE 130  New York Stories (a post-9/11 special)

 

Stevie Wonder: Living For The City

Rod Stewart: The Killing Of Georgie (Part 1 and II)

Velvet Underground: I'm Waiting For The Man

Ethel Waters: Harlem On My Mind

U2: Angel Of Harlem

Steely Dan: the Royal Scam

LCD Soundsystem: New York I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five: New York, NY

Tradewinds: New York's A Lonley Town

Bob Dylan: Talkin' New York

Tony Bennett: Skyscraper Blues

 

Today on the VE.  New York Stories.  11 tales that take place in the toughest, if not greatest city in the world.  These aren't just songs that mention New York.  These are real character driven stories, in which the city itself is a key player.  And many do not have happy endings

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VE 306 9 9 16 

Decemberists: Anti Summersong 
Aretha Franklin: Freeway Of Love 
Gary Numan: Cars 
Sniff & The Tears: Drivers Seat 
Grateful Dead: Shakedown Street 
Go Gos: We Got The Beat (Live For Life) 
Squeeze: Tempted (Live For Life) 
Marvin Gaye: That's The Way Love Is 
Robert Palmer: Johnny And Mary 
REM: Talk About The Passion 
Patti Smith: Because The Night 
Tuff Darts: All For The Love Of Rock And Roll (Live At CBGBs) 
Lynyrd Skynyrd: You Got That Right 
Beatles: Eleanor Rigby 
Beatles: Yellow Submarine

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VE 305 9 2 16 For Toots Thielmans, Rudy Van Gelder and Gene Wilder 

Toots Theilmans: Nuages 
Toots Thielmans: Don't Blame Me 
Billy Joel (with Toots Theilmans): Leave A Tender Moment Alone 
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: A Night IN Tunisia 
Donald Byrd: Christo Redentor 
Joe Henderson: Blue Bossa 
Lou Donaldson: Blues Walk 
Horace Silver: Song For My Father 
Original Soundtrack: Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory: Main Title 

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