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"When there's nothing left to burn, you have to set yourself on fire" Ani DiFranco, "Amazing Grace" Stars, "Your Ex-Lover Is Dead" The Frogs, "Not That Kind of Girl" Susan Tedeschi, "It Hurt So Bad" Elvis Costello, "I Can't Stand Up (For Falling Down)" Don McCloskey, "Funk University" Norah Jones, "Lone Star" The Pixies, "Here [Read More...]

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for a buck-fifty and a slice of cheese … Concrete Blonde, "Bloodletting" Nick Cave, "The Mercy Seat" Badly Drawn Boy, "Something To Talk About" Beth Orton, "Concrete Sky" Lucinda Williams, "Changed the Locks" Don McCloskey, "King of Discount Hos" Squeeze, "Pulling Mussels from a Shell" Smithereens, "Behind the Wall of Sleep" Sex Pistols, "My Way" [Read More...]

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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...]

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...]