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VE 311 9 2 16

Grip Weeds: Speed Of Light
Psychedelic Furs: The Ghost In You
Ray La Montagne: Homecoming
Blitzen Trapper: There's A World
Derek & The Dominos: Have You Ever Loved A Woman
Toots Thielmanns: Don't Blame Me
Spencer Davis Group: Keep On Running
Hollis Brown: Run Right To You
Pretenders: Mystery Achievement
Jeff Buckley: Night Flight
Janis Joplin/Big Brother & The Holding Company: Ball And Chain

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Today on the VE, unwrapping some post-Thanksgiving leftovers. Worthy songs by some of rock's greatest, that never made it to their original album projects until hunger for a fresh bite brought them out of refrigeration.

Soundgarden: Black Rain
Jimi Hendrix: Mr. Bad Luck
Coldplay: Life In Technicolor II
David Bowie: Velvet Goldmine
Incubus: A Certain Shade Of Green (acoustic)
Led Zeppelin: Poor Tom
Cream: Lawdy Mama
Radiohead: Talk Show Host
Pink Floyd: Embryo
The Who: Water
The Police: Someone To Talk To
Rolling Stones: Worried About You
U2: A Celebration
John Lennon: Nobody Told Me

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VE 310  For Leon Russell, Leonard Cohen, Mose Allison

 

Mose Allison: Your Mind's On Vacation

Mose Allison: Parchman Farm

Leon Russell: Jumping Jack Flash/Youngblood

Leon Russell: Tightrope

George Benson: This Masquerade

Joe Cocker: Delta Lady

Rita Coolidge: Superstar

Joe Cocker: Bird On A Wire

Judy Collins: Dress Rehearsal Rag

Leonard Cohen: Suzanne

Joni Mitchell: Rainy Night House

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VE 105 Politics (encore)

 

Sex Pistols: God Save The Queen

Tom Robinson Band: Bully For You

The Beat: Stand Down Margaret

Little Feat A Apolitical Blues

Bob Dylan: Political World

Love And Rockets: Ball Of Confusion

CSNY: American Dream

Don Henley: Dirty Laundry

Against Me: I Was Teenage Anarchist

Rise Against: Architects

Rage Against The Machine: Killing In The Name

Bruce Springsteen with Tom Morello: The Ghost Of Tom Joad

Pearl Jam with Bono: Rockin' In The Free World

Green Day: American Idiot

 

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VE 309 10 29 16 

Camille Saint Saens: Danse Macabre (German Symphony Orch, cond Leopold Ludwig) 
Louis Armstrong: New Orleans Function 
Frank Sinatra: Old Devil Moon 
Mel Torme: Gloomy Sunday 
Blue Oyster Cult: Don't Fear The Reaper 
Rolling Stones: Dancing With Mr. D 
Nervous Norvus: Transfusion 
John Zacherle: Weird Watusi 
Louis Prima & Keely Smith: That Old Black Magic 
Lou Reed: Halloween Parade 
Hector Berlioz: Witches' Sabbath from Symphony Fantastique (Boston Symphony, cond Charles Munch) 

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Woody Herman Sextet: Early Autumn 
Ella Fitzgerald: Early Autmn 
Charlie Parker: Autumn In New York 
Frank Sinatra: Autumn In New York 
Flaming Lips: My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion 
Genesis: Evidence Of Autumn 
Kinks: Autumn Almanac 
Simon & Garfunkel: Leaves That Are Green 
Byrds: Turn Turn Turn 
Van Morrison: Old Old Woodstock 
Green Day: Wake Me Up When September Ends 
Steely Dan: My Old School 
Broken Bells: October 
Greg Brown: Brand New 64 Dodge 

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VE 83 (encore) Songs For Bob Dylan

 

David Bowie: Song For Bob Dylan

Judas Priest: Diamonds And Rust

Simon & Garfunkel: A Simple Desultory Philipic

John Lennon: Serve Yourself

Generation X: Ready Steady Go

T Rex: Telegram Sam

Gaslight Anthem: Angry Johnny And The Radio

Sting: I Shall Be Released

Bruce Springsteen: Chimes Of Freedom

Beastie Boys: Hot Sauce Committee

Pearl Jam: Masters Of War

Bob Dylan: Forever Young

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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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