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:

Sunday, 2/7/16:


9 AM

  • Chris Botti w/ Steven Tyler – “Smile”
  • Allman Brothers – “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed” Live
  • Stephen Stills – “Change Partners”
  • Dan Hicks and The Hot Licks – “Hummin’ to Myself”
  • Bruce Cockburn – “Blueberry Hill”
  • Jamie Cullum – “Just One of those Things”

9:30 AM

  • Richie Valens – “Donna”
  • Buddy Holly – “It’s So Easy”
  • Big Popper – “Chantilly Lace”
  • Bob Marley – “Positive Vibration”
  • Dr John – “Accentuate the Positive”
  • Toots and the Maytals – “I’ve Got Dreams to Remember”
  • Subdudes – “Carved in Stone” (Live)

10 AM

  • The Cactus Blossoms – “Stoplight Kisses”
  • Lucinda Williams – “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”
  • Sheryl Crow – “Good Morning Heartache” (Live)
  • Mel and Tim – “Backfield in Notion”
  • 10,000 Maniacs – “Hey Jack Kerouac”


  • Earth, Wind, and Fire – “That’s the Way of the World”
  • Earth, Wind, and Fire – “Got to Get You Into My Life”
  • Earth, Wind, and Fire – “Boogie Wonderland”
  • Los Lonely Boys – “Heaven” (Acoustic)
  • Mavis Staples – “Have a Little Faith”
  • Pet Yorn – “Friend of the Devil” (River Music Hall)
  • Bruce Springsteen – “Born in the USA” (Acoustic)


  • Gregory Porter – “Liquid Spirie” (Claptone Remix)
  • Groove Armada – “Little By Little”
  • Frank Sinatra – “Mack the Knife”
  • Buddy Guy – “Mustang Sally”
  • Leftover Salmon – “Mama Boulet”
  • Otis Redding – “Respect”

11:30 AM

  • Paul Simon – “Under African Skies”
  • Bryan Ferry – “Slave to Love”
  • Chris Isaak – “San Francisco Days”
  • Tony Bennett – “I Left My Heart in San Fran”
  • Indigo Girls – “Cold Beer and Remote Control”
  • B.B. King – “Let the Good Times Roll”

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

Have a great day! – Dana