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Archive for September 2012

Today on the VE: Jazz Rocks! Some well known rock songs from classic to grunge, each with it's own identity; all get a makeover from some of the jazz world's greatest performers.

Herbie Mann: Bitch

Tim Ries Trio: Honky Tonk Woman

Gil Evans Orchestra: Crossstown Traffic/Little Miss Lover

Joshua Redman Elastic Band: The Crunge

Sarah Vaughn: You Never Give Me Your Money

Charlie Byrd Trio: Girl

Count Basie Orchestra: I Wann Be Your Man

Ella Fitzgerald: Sunshine Of Your Love

Barbara Striesand: Life On Mars?

Chet Baker: Almost Blue

Nostalgia 77: Seven Nation Army

Alex Skolnic Trio: Dream On

Christian McBride: Walking On the Moon

George Benson: White Rabbit

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Today on the VE--Classic Rock's mouth gets washed out with soap. The expletives, deleted on promo versions of some well known songs.

Pink Floyd: Not Now John

The Who: Who Are You

The Knack: Good Girls Don't

Charlie Daniels Band: The Devil Went Down To Georgia

Johnny Cash" A Boy Named Sue

Steve Miller Band: Jet Airliner

Van Morrison: Brown Eyed Girl

The Doors: Break On Through

MC5: Kick Out The Jams

Alice Cooper: Only Women (Bleed)

Grateful Dead: Uncle John's Band

Rolling Stones: She's So Cold

Stevie Wonder: Living For The City

Bob Dylan: Hurricane

Kinks: Lola

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Today on the VE: The political season is in high gear, so some songs to make you think, if not decide for yourself. Plus, a milestone rock anniversary quietly slips in with the new month of September

Police: Too Much Information

Don Henley: Dirty Laundry

CSNY: American Dream

Gil Scott Heron: Winter In America

Wilco: Country Disappeared

Radiohead: Planet Telex

Stevie Wonder: Love's In Need Of Love Today

Steely Dan: I Got The News

Delta Spirit: 9/11

The Clash: This Is Radio Clash

Modest Mouse: Dashboard

Beatles :Love Me Do

The Brady Bunch Kids: Love Me Do

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Today on the VE...celebrating the lyrics of a man who gave voice to an era. Hal David died last week at 91, but the simple words and vivid images he created to fit the structure of Burt Bacharach's complex songs are indellible. For the hour, words by Hal David; performances--the usual suspects, and some surprises

The Stranglers: Walk On By

Aretha Franklin: I Say A Little Prayer For You

Perry Como/Erasure: Magic Moments

Sarah Vaughn: Broken Hearted Melody

BJ Thomas/Sacha Distel: raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Gene Pitney: 24 Hours From Tulsa

Dionne Warwick: Do You Know The Way To San Jose?

Dusty Springfield: Wishing And Hoping

Jack Jones: Wives And Lovers

Elvis Costello/Burt Bacharach: I'll Never Fall In Love Again

Ella Fitzgerald: This Girl's In Love With You

Shelby Lynne: The Look Of Love

Lou Johnson: There's Always Something There To Remind Me

Love: My Little Red Book

White Stripes: I Don't Know Whatt To Do With Myself

Cranberries: Close To You

The Flying Lizards: What's New Pussycat

The Posies with Burt Bacharach: What The World Needs Now

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