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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 


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


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.


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 


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


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


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 


VE 136  Late Summer Songs


Jefferson Airplane: Coming Back To Me

Frank Black: The End Of Summer

Flaming Lips: It's Summertime

Chad & Jeremy: A Summer Song

Bob Dylan: Floater (To Much To Ask)

David Bromberg: New Leigh Highway Blues

The Decembersits: Summersong

Beach Boys: All Summer Long

Style Council: Long Hot Summer

Sly & The Family Stone: Hot Fun In the Summertime

The Cure: The Last Day Of Summer

The Hollies: Bus Stop

The Kinks: Summer's Gone

The Doors: Summer's Almost Gone

Frank Sinatra: The Summer Wind


Today on the VE,,,had enough of summer...back of your neck feelin' dirt & gritty...for the hour, summer songs about winding the season down, each with that touch of mid August melancholy...and autumn closing in. 



Alabama Shakes: Hold On 
Ian Gomm: Hold On 
Black Keys: Fever 
Peggy Lee: Fever 
Blur: Ong Ong Ong 
Jack White: Just One Drink (acoustic intro) 
Low Cut Conie: Shake It Little Tina 
Langhorne Slim & The Law: Spirit Moves 
Hollis Brown: Rain Dance 
Bo Diddley: Bo Diddley 
Vampire Weekend: Cousins 
Mountain Goats: Harlem Roulette 
Justin Townes Earle: Harlem River Blues 
U2: Angel Of Harlem 
Aretha Franklin: Spanish Harlem 
Ethel Waters: Harlem On My Mind

VE 162 encore


Ryan Adams: Dirty Rain

Pogues: Dirty Old Town

Elvis Costello: I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down

Cat Stevens: Bitterblue

Los Lobos: River Of Fools

Jim Croce: I Got A Name

Stone Temple Pilots: Interstate Love Song

Lucero: Sometimes

Creedence Clearwater Revival: Cross Tie Walker

Willy & The Poor Boys: Baby Please Don't Go

Mountain Goats: Harlem Roulette

Temptations: Masterpiece

Mink DeVille A Train Lady

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: She Ain't A Child No More

Gaslight Anthem: Angry Johnny & The Radio

The Spinners: (They Just Can Stop) Games People Play



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