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

Saturday, January 22, 2011 | 06:00 to 07:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Elvis Costello Brilliant Mistake King of America Rykodisc
* Chris Thompson The Song of Wandering Aengus S/T Sunbeam
* William Parker Organ Quartet Theme for the Tasters Uncle Joe's Spirit House Centering
* Steve Davison White River Suite White River Suite S/R
* Alison Kraus + Union Station featuring Dan Tyminski Rain Please Go Away Bluegrass Number One Hits Rounder
* Whitey Morgan & the 78s Long Road Home Whitey Morgan & The 78s Bloodshot
* Suzanne Pittson Out of the Hub Out of the Hub Vineland Album is a Freddy Hubbard tribute
* Waipod Phetsuphan Ding Ding Dong The Sound of Siam: Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz & Molam in Thailand 1964-1975 Soundway Records various artists
* Sameer Gupta Blue In Green Namaskar Motema
Mahavishnu Orchestra Birds of Fire Birds of Fire Columbia
Taj Mahal When I Feel the Sea Beneath My Soul World Music Legacy
Los Straightjackets Fortune Cookie The Further Adventures of Los Straitjackets Yep Roc
The Cramps Surfin' Bird Psychedelic JungleGravest Hits IRS