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2009 Music Show!

12/17/09 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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2009 has been a great year in music, and Vermont Edition's Annual Music Show is a chance to share your favorites with other VPR listeners. Jane Lindholm and Bob Kinzel co-host our annual audio tour of great tunes, noteworthy artists and albums that deserve a second, third, or fifteenth listen.

 

 

Jane Lindholm's Music Picks:

Albums:

Regina Spektor, Far

Phoenix, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix

Grizzly Bear, Veckatimest

The Swell Season, Strict Joy

Songs:

Phoenix, Lisztomania (hear in the clear at 0:55)

Grizzly Bear, Two Weeks (start at start, bring up under voice)

Spoon: Written in Reverse

John Forte: Play My Cards For Me

The Swell Season, In These Arms

David Gray, First Chance

Joe Purdy, Wash Away

Bob Kinzel's Music Picks:

1. Album: Buddy and Julie Miller, Written in Chalk

Song: Buddy Miller and Patty Griffin, "Chalk"

2. Jer Coons single, "I Want You Back"

3. The Avett Brothers,  I And Love And You

Song:  "Head Full of Doubt, Road Full of Promise"

Peter Biello's Pick:

Dave Matthews, Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King

Song: "Why I Am"

Cheryl Willoughby's Picks:

Einojuhani Rautavarra, Twelve Concertos

Monteverdi, Teatro d'Amore, Christina Pluhar and L'Arpeggiata, "Zefiro Torna"

Oumou Sangare, "Seya"

George Thomas' Pick:

Allen Toussaint, The Bright Mississippi

Song: "Singin' the Blues"

Brent Hallenbeck's Local Music Picks:

Anders Parker, Skyscraper Crow

The Cush, Between Leaves

Lowell Thompson, Lowell Thompson and Crown Pilot

Cave Bees, Kick the Can

Strength in Numbers, Less is More

Songs featured in the show:

Taylor Swift, You Belong to Me

Phoenix, Lisztomania

Buddy Miller and Patty Griffin, Chalk

Neko Case, This Tornado Loves You

Leonard Cohen, I'm Your Man

Dave Matthews, Why I Am

Alicia Keys, Empire State of Mind

Stornoway, Zorbing

Nellie McKay, Crazy Rhythm

Eric Hutchinson, Ok, It's Alright With Me

Anders Parker, Sky Scraper Crow

The Cush, Between Leaves

Lowell Thompson, Lowell Thompson and Crown Pilot

Cave Bees, Kick the Can

Strength in Numbers, Less is More

Phish, Stealing Time from the Faulty Plan

Animal Collective, I Think I Can

Grizzly Bear, Two Weeks

Jer Coons, I Want You Back

Justin Townes Earle, Mama's Eyes

Richard Thompson, Put Your Trust in Me

Brandi Carlisle, Dreams

Mark Knopfler, Monteleone

Dan Blight, I Am the Rain

Bob Dylan, Christmas In the Heart

Dinosaur, Jr., Pieces

Green Day, 21st Century Breakdown

Allen Toussant, Singin' the Blues

The Puppini Sisters, Sisters

Spoon, Written in Reverse

The Avett Brothers, Head Full of Doubt, Road Full of Promise

 

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