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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

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Great Expectations. A Midsummer Break

Gaslight Anthem: Great Expectations

Girl In A Coma: Transmission

Black Keys: These Days

Dead Heart Bloom: Someday Will Not Come Again

Foo Fighters: This Will Be Our Year

Radiohead: Jigsasw Falling Into Place

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Brendan's Death Song

Mumford & Sons

Spoon; Got Nuffin

The Shins: September

White Lies: Unfinished Business

Weezer: Heart Songs

Florence & The Machine: Dog Days Are Over

Wilco: You Never Know

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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 130 New York Stories

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 Lonely Town

Bob Dylan: Talkin' New York

Tony Bennett: Skyscraper Blues

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