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The Pixies: Stormy Weather

Roxy Music: Like A Hurricane

Neil Young: Don't Let It Bring You Down

Jimmy Buffett: Trying To Reason With Hurricane Season

Big Country: The Storm

Bob Dylan: Shelter From the Storm

Candlebox: Rain

Grateful Dead: Cold Rain And Snow

Peter Gabriel: Red Rain

Rolling Stones: Moonlight Mile

Melanie: (Lay Down) Candles In The Rain

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Stevie Nicks: Free Fallin' Taylor Swift: American Girl Melissa Etheridge: Refugee Gaslight Anthem: Refugee Gaslight Anthem: You Got Lucky Johnny Cash: Southern Accents Pickin' On Tom Petty- A Bluegrass Tribute: Learning To Fly Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert: My Back Pages Jenny Lewis andn The Watson Twins: Handle With Care Linda Ronstadt: The Waiting Roger McGuinn: American Girl Chris Hillman: Wildflowers

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The Band: King Harvest (Has Surely Come)

Neil Young: Harvest

Avett Brothers: I And Love And You

Rascals: How Can I Be Sure

John Lennon: Isolation

REM: Feeling Gravity's Pull

Ray LaMontagne: Old Before Your Time

Buddy Miles: Them Changes

Jayhawks: Two Hearts

Rolling Stones: Sitting On A Fence

Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

Pete Townshend: Pure And Easy

The Mountain Goats: Heretic Pride

Animal Collective: Today's Supernatural

Rolling Stones: Doom And Gloom

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Beach Boys: Sail On Sailor Rod Stewart: Sailing Little Feat: Sailing Shoes The Who: Sea And Sand Blind Faith: Sea Of Joy The Doors: Ships With Sails Bobby Darin: Beyond The Sea Modest Mouse: March Into The Sea Led Zeppelin: Down By The Seaside Loggins & Messina: Vahevela Beach Boys: Kokomo Dinah Washington: Red Sails In The Sunset Styx: Come Sail Away

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REM: Finest Worksong

Thom Chacon: American Dream

Julian Cope: Five O Clock World

Animals: We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

The Clash: Career Opportunities

Pet Shop Boys: Opportunities

Kinks: Dead End Street

Arcade Fire: The Suburbs

Eddie Cochran: Summertime Blues

Bob Dylan: Maggie's Farm

Marianne Faithful: Working Class Hero

Devo: Working In A Coal Mine

Tennesee Ernie Ford: Sixteen Tons

Lucero: Women And Work

Jonathan Edwards: Sunshine

Bruce Springsteen: Out In The Street

Rolling Stones; Salt Of The Earth

 

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Led Zeppelin: Dancing Days

Style Council: Long Hot Summer

The Who: Sea And Sand

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Even The Losers

Sweet: California  Nights

Patti Smith: Redondo Beach

Neil Young: Long May You Run

Paul McCartney: Heart Of the Country

REM: Gardening At Night

The Guess Who: No Time

B52s: Summer Of Love

Dave Loggins: Please Come To Boston

Big Audio Dynamite: E=MC2

Bee Gees: You Should Be Dancing

Eddie Cochran: Sumertime Blues

 

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Tom Jones: Elvis Presley Blues U2: Elvis Presley And America Elvis Presley: Don't Be Cruel, Teddy Bear, Good Luck Charm, Tommorow Is A Long Time Dire Straits: Calling Elvis Jimmy Webb: Elvis And Me Mrc Cohn: Walking In Memphis Mojo Nixon: Elvis Is Everywhere Cowboy Junkies: Blue Moon Revisited (Song For Elvis) Groucho Marx: Omaha Nebraska, Father's Day, "Samson And Delilah story" from An Evening With Groucho

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“Apocalyptic Rock”

 

Elvis Costello: Waiting For The End Of The World

The Doors: Ship Of Fools

The Who: Had Enough

Aphrodite's Child: Four Horsemen

Metallica: The Four Horsemen

The Fixx: Red Skies

Peter Gabriel: Here Comes The Flood

The Clash: London Calling

Julian Cope: Five O Clock World

U2: Seconds

David Bowie: Five Years

Bob Dylan: Ain't Talkin

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Jerry's Choice

 

Bobby "Blue" Bland: Turn On Your Love Light

Henry Thomas: Don't Ease Me In

Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away

Cliff Carlsile: Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad

Bonnie Dobson: Morning Dew

Peter Paul & Mary: Early Morning Rain

Reverend Gary Davis: Samson & Delilah

Chuck Berry: Johnny B. Goode

Everly Brothers: Wake Up Little Suzie

Dixie Cups: Iko Iko

Merle Haggard: Mama Tried

Hank Williams: You Win Again

Martha & The Vandellas: Dancing In The Streets

Olympics: Good Lovin'

Wilson Pickett: The Midnight Hour

Otis Redding: Hard To Handle

Beatles: Why Don't We Do it In the Road?

Spencer Davis Group: Gimmie Some Lovin'

Traffic: Dear Mr. Fantasy

Bob Dylan: Knockin' On Heaven's Door

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A salute to the telegraph and telegrams...

 

Dire Straits: Telegraph Road

Glen Campbell: Wichita Lineman

Peter Gabriel: And Through The Wire

Eels: Jungle Telegraph

Orchestral Manouvers In the Dark: Telegraph

Jimmy Buffett: Coconut Telegraph

Brook Benton: Moonlight In Vermont

Five Americans: Western Union

T Rex; Telegram Sam

Rush: Yyz

B52's: Planet Claire

Clash: London Calling

 

Today on the VE:

 

"What Hath God Wrought?"  Those were the first words transmitted by telegraph in Morse code by Samuel Morse in 1844.  And so electronic communication was born.  We've come a long way baby!  And the wires are humming with songs that honor the first ancient technology of telecommmunication

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