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Just Like Heaven

December 3, 2017

“Just Like Heaven,” performed by Katie Melua with the Gori Women’s Choir. Katie Melua (lead vocal, guitar), Tim Harries (double bass), Joel Harries (percussion), David Coulter (singing saw).

The song was written and recorded by The Cure in 1987.

“If all your dreams were on fire
Which one would you save
When it comes down to the wire”

Katie Melua website

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The Great Pretender

December 3, 2017

“The Great Pretender,” written by Buck Ram, performed by The Platters. Tony Williams (lead), David Lynch, Paul Robi, Zola Taylor, and Herb Reed. The tune was a big hit in 1955.

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We’ve Been Here Before

December 3, 2017

“We’ve Been Here Before,” written by Carl Newman, performed by him with The New Pornographers. Carl Newman (vocals, guitar), Simi Stone (violin, vocals), and either Blaine Thurier or Kathryn Calder on piano.

Recorded at WNRN, Charlottesville, VA.

The New Pornographers website

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I Was Born

December 2, 2017

“I Was Born,” by Hanson (really).

Hanson website

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El Pito (I’ll Never Go Back To Georgia)

December 2, 2017

“El Pito (I’ll Never Go Back To Georgia),” written by Jimmy Sabater and Joe Cuba, recorded by them in 1965 with the Joe Cuba Sextet. The chorus was inspired by Dizzy Gillespie’s introduction to “Manteca.”  “El Pito” means “The Whistle.”

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Pick It Up, Lay It In The Cut

December 2, 2017

“Pick It Up, Lay It In The Cut,” written by Bosco Mann (Gabriel Roth), recorded by Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings, 2002.

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Tasty Pudding

November 26, 2017

“Tasty Pudding,” written by Al Cohn, recorded by Chet Baker and his Quintet with Bobby Jaspar. Paris, 1956. Recorded three years earlier by the Miles Davis Sextet.

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Lies

November 26, 2017

“Lies,” written by Buddy Randell (William Crandall) and Beau Charles (Robert Cecchino), and performed by them with their band, The Knickerbockers in 1965. Understandably, given the vocals, there were rumors that the hit track was really cut by the Beatles.

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Long White Line

November 26, 2017

“Long White Line,” written by Buford Abner, performed by Sturgill Simpson, 2013.

Sturgill Simpson website

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Greetings from Amarillo

November 26, 2017

“Greetings from Amarillo,” by guitarist Hayden Pedigo.

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