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THE BLEND #11 (Broadcast 4 May, 2016) - PLAYLIST



The Blend #11
Broadcast: 4 May, 2016
Host: Ira
Engineer: Wayne Allen

Archived Shows Can Be Heard HERE.

Careless Love – Bessie Smith – Best of the Blues: Bessie Smith
Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho – Mahalia Jackson – Les Plus Grand Moments Du Jazz
If You Ever Should Leave – Ella Fitzgerald – Jazz & Blues: Ella Fitzgerald
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Separation Line – Laura Lee – Sweet Soul Music
The Greatest Love – Judy Clay – Sweet Soul Music
Sugar Coated Blues – Barbara Lynn – Beaumont Rag
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My Song – Aretha Franklin – Sweet Soul Music
Drown in My Own Tears – Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved a Man…
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Strange Fruit – Billie Holiday – Ken Burns Jazz
Baby, What You Want Me to Do – Etta James – The Late Show
Backwater Blues – Irma Thomas – Our New Orleans Benefit
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A Case of You – Joni Mitchell – Blue
Down to You – Joni Mitchell – Court and Spark
Don’t Interrupt the Sorrow – Joni Mitchell – The Hissing of Summer Lawns
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My First Night Alone Without You – Bonnie Raitt - Collection
Runaway – Bonnie Raitt - Collection
I Will Not Be Denied – Bonnie Raitt – Nick of Time
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So Far Away – Carole King – Tapestry
Spanish Harlem – Laura Nyro and Labelle – Gonna Take a Miracle
(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave – Linda Ronstadt – Greatest Hits: Vol. 1
Desperado – Linda Ronstadt – Greatest Hits: Vol. 1
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Young Blood – Rickie Lee Jones – Rickie Lee Jones
Lucky Daze – Adriana Evans – Music Inspired by the Motion Picture Hoodlum
Certainly – Erykah Badu – Music Inspired by the Motion Picture Hoodlum
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The Sea
Fotheringay
Who Knows Where the Time Goes?
          Sandy Denny – No More Sad Refrains


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