Brunch By The River

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Join host Dana Marshall, every Sunday morning to share a cup of coffee and enjoy some great music.

Brunch by the River is a specialty show made just for Boston and the River listeners. The show combines Blues, Soul, World, Americana and Indie Rock to celebrate traditional music styles as well as contemporary music that lives in concert with traditional music. Local music from the Boston area and exclusive River Music Hall performances are also part of the unique weekly mix.

This past week’s Brunch by the River playlist:



9 AM

  • Boz Scaggs – “Lowdown” (Acoustic)
  • Norah Jones – “Flipside”
  • EJ Ouillette – “Gideons Lament”
  • Beck – “Can’t Help Falling in Love”
  • Anderson East – “Devil in Me” (George Fame Studios”
  • Traffic – “Empty Pages”
  • Sam Cooke – “You Send Me”

9:30 AM

  • The Young Rascals – “Groovin'”
  • Randy Newman – “Sail Away”
  • The Record Company – “Off The Ground” (RMH)
  • Lyle Lovett – “She’s No Lady” (Acoustic)
  • Isley Brothers – “That Lady”
  • Blind Boys of Alabama – “Way Down in the Hole:
  • Bruce Springsteen – “Wild Billy’s Circus Story”

10 AM

  • Steely Dan – “Daddy Don’t Live in That New York City No More”
  • Dr. John – “It Don’t Mean a Thing if You Ain’t Got That Swing”
  • Benny Goodman – “Moonglow”
  • Earth Wind and Fire – “That’s The Way of the World”
  • Frank Sinatra – “The Way You Look Tonight”
  • Pousette Dart Band – “Halleluja I’m a Bum”


  • Jesse Colin Young – “Ridgetop”
  • Glen Campbell – “Withita Lineman”
  • Traveling Wilburies – Handle With Care”
  • Toots and the Metals – “Sweet and Dandy”
  • Taj Mahal – “Cakewalk into Town”

11 AM

  • Marvin Gaye – “Got To Give it Up”
  • Imelda Mae – “Big Bad Handsome Man”
  • Johnny Cash – “I Walk the Line”
  • Gipsy Kings – “Un Amor”
  • Jerry Lee Lewis and Eric Clapton – “Trouble in Mind”
  • The Blues Brothers – “Sweet Home Chicago”

11:30 AM

  • The String Cheese Incident – Latinissmo
  • Madeleine Peyroux – “Bye Bye Love”
  • Paul Simon – “Slip Sliding Away”
  • Aretha Franklin – “Think”
  • Jim White – “Handcuffed to a Fence in Miss”

 Thanks for listening on Sunday Morning- hope you enjoyed Brunch by the River.

Have a great day! – Dana