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And it's the force of habit … Joan Osborne, "One of Us" Weezer, "Undone" The Delays, "Nearer Than Heaven" Hall & Oates, "You Make My Dreams Come True" TMBG, "Particle Man" Sonia Dada, "You Don't Treat Me No Good No More" Lightning Seeds, "Change" Peter Gabriel, "Come Talk to Me" Jon Bon Jovi, "How Long [Read More…]

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Christmas Music (cont’d.)

Sunny 104.5's all-Christmas-music format disproves the Falwell/O'Reilly/John Birch "war on Christmas" theory. It also proves that the Clear Channel programming directors have limited, and awful, taste. In comments below, both Mnemosyne and Andrew mention the Pogues' "Fairytale of New York" as an all-time Christmas classic. But you won't hear that in Sunny's playlist. What you [Read More…]

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what can you say? the impossible happens Radiohead, "Karma Police" Iggy Pop, "Lust for Life" Iris DeMent, "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms" Pedro the Lion, "Suspect Fled the Scene" Adam Again, "River on Fire" Marc Broussard, "Home" Patti Smith, "People Have the Power" Echo & the Bunnymen, "Killing Moon" Elvis Costello, "Running Out of Angels" [Read More…]

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When I am king, you will be first against the wall Over the Rhine, "Poughkeepsie" Dire Straits, "Brothers in Arms" Radiohead, "Paranoid Android" Chet Baker, "I Fall in Love too Easily" Bob Mould, "If I Can't Change Your Mind" Sinead O'Connor, "The Last Day of Our Acquaintance" Prince, "When Doves Cry" Texas, "Why Believe in [Read More…]

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I want to touch what my eyes haven't seen Social Distortion, "Ring of Fire" Roddy Frame, "Don't Dream It's Over" Soul Coughing, "Circles" REM, "Endgame" The Choir, "Sad Face" Bruce Springsteen, "My City of Ruins" Bonnie Raitt, "Angel From Montgomery" The Sundays, "Here's Where the Story Ends" Sonia Dada, "You Ain't Thinking About Me" Buddy [Read More…]

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Not everyone can carry the weight of the world … Hedwig & the Angry Inch, "Wicked Little Town" da, "If You Want To" Elvis Costello, "Everyday I Write the Book" Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians, "Balloon Man" Aimee Mann, "Wise Up" Marvin Gaye, "What's Going On" Violent Femmes, "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?" [Read More…]

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God knows the world's a cruel place when beauty don't grace your head Elvis Presley, "Blowin' in the Wind" John Cougar Mellencamp, "Pink Houses" Stevie Wonder, "Yesterday" Barenaked Ladies, "If I Had a Million Dollars" Vigilantes of Love, "Eleanor" Crash Test Dummies, "Superman Song" Buddy Miller, "Worry Too Much" R.E.M., "Find the River" Trashcan Sinatras, [Read More…]

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lord, to be 33 forever … The Call, "I Still Believe" The Breeders, "Happiness Is a Warm Gun" Pavement, "Summer Babe" The Hold Steady, "Stevie Nix" Squeeze, "Black Coffee in Bed" Aimee Mann, "Driving Sideways" Crowded House, "Locked Out" Bobby Womack, "Across 110th Street" Green, "I Know, I Know" Bruce Springsteen, "The Rising" That Green [Read More…]

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