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"An Hour Around Playlist" with Micheal Akutagawa (archive)

Saturday, January 15, 2011 | 06:00 to 07:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* William Parker Organ Quartet Let's Go Down to the River Uncle Joe's Spirit House Centering
* Andrew Bird vs. Konono No 1 & Sobanza Mimanisa Ohnono/Kiwemba tradi-Mods vs Rockers: Alternative Takes on Congotronics Crammed Discs V/A
Sonny Sharrock Band The Past Adventures of Zydeco Honeycup Seize the Rainbow Enemy Records
Ray Condo and His Ricochets What is This Thing Called Love? high and Wild Jaoaquin
* Bernie Cummins and his Hotel New Yorker Orchestra Minnie the Mermaid (a love song in fish time) Baby how can it be? songs of Love, Lust and Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s Dust-to-digital
* The Grascals Long List of Heartaches Bluegrass Number One Hits Rounder
James Chance That's When Your Heartaches Begin Irresistible Impulse Tiger Style
* Jason D. Williams Sanctified Killer Instincts Rockabillly
James Brown Forever Suffering The Payback Polydor
Aloe Blacc Loving You Is Killing Me Good Things Stones Throw
Hank Ballard and the Midnighters Teardrops on Your Letter Sexy Ways (Best of) Rhino
Bill Frisell Brother Nashville Nonesuch
* Eddie Peabody Tip Toe through the Tulips Baby how can it be? songs of Love, Lust and Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s Dust-to-digital