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THE BLEND #13 PLAYLIST: SHOWER SINGING AND FAVORITE RIFFS



The Blend #13: Shower Singing and Favorite Riffs
Broadcast 15-5-2016
Host: Ira
Engineer: Wayne Allen
For: ex-patradio.fr

Listen on Mixcloud HERE.

Midnight Rider – The Allman Brothers – Beginnings
Don’t Do It – The Band – The Best of the Band
Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohn – Marc Cohn
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Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right – Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7
Highway 61 Revisited – Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7
Just Like a Woman – Bob Dylan et al – The Concert for Bangladesh
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Here Comes the Sun – George Harrison – The Concert for Bangladesh
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4 + 20 – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Déjà vu
Angel from Montgomery – Bonnie Raitt and John Prine – Collection
Friend of the Devil – Lyle Lovett - Deadicated
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Rock & Roll Doctor – Little Feat – Feats Don’t Fail Me Now
Cinnamon Girl – Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Decade
Don’t Let It Bring You Down – Neil Young – After the Gold Rush
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Will You Love Me Tomorrow? – Carole King – Tapestry
River – James Taylor – Internet Bootleg
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You Can Close Your Eyes – James Taylor – The Essential James Taylor
The Frozen Man – James Taylor – New Moon Shine
Sweet Baby James – James Taylor – The Essential James Taylor
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Don’t Take Me Alive – Steely Dan – Citizen Steely Dan
Pretzel Logic – Steely Dan – Citizen Steely Dan
Gaucho – Steely Dan – Citizen Steely Dan
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For Emily, Whenever I Find Her – Simon & Garfunkel – The Essential…
The 59th Street Bridge Song – Simon & Garfunkel – The Essential…
The Boxer – Simon & Garfunkel – The Essential…
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Waiting for the Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago – ZZ Top – Tres Hombres
Rocky Mountain Way – Joe Walsh – Look What I Did!: The Joe Walsh Collection
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We’re Going Wrong – Cream – Royal Albert Hall (May 2005)

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