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, 9/27/15:


9 AM

  • Van Morrison – “Forever Autumn”
  • John Coltrane – “My One and Only Love”
  • Alexi Murdoch – “Orange Sky” (River Music Hall)
  • Harry Connick Jr. – “I Do – Like We Do”
  • Brandi Carlile – “Turpentine”

9:30 AM

  • Sam Smith – “Writings On The Wall”
  • Shirley Bassey – “Goldfinger”
  • Adele – “Skyfall”
  • Glen Hansard – “Winning Streak”
  • Chris Isaak – “Go Walking Down There”
  • Roy Orbison – “Oh Pretty Woman”

10 AM

  • Darlene Love – “Forbidden Nights”
  • Earth Wind and Fire – “September”
  • Joe Cocker – “The Letter”(Live)
  • Gary Clarke Jr. – “The Healing”
  • Dean Martin – “Amore”
  • John Mayer & Herbie Hancock – “Stitched Up”
  • Otis Readding and Carla Thomas – “Knock On Wood”


  •  Ray Charles – “Oh What A Beautiful Morning”
  • Bruce Cockburn – “Pacing the Cage” (River Music Hall)
  • Jack Johnson – “Better Together” (River Music Hall)
  • Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio – “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
  • Gipsy Kings – “Salsa De Noche”


  • Taj Mahal – “Strut”
  • Average White Band – “Pick Up The Pieces”
  • James Brown – “Give It Up or Turn It Loose”
  • Natalie MacMaster – “Farewell to Peter”
  • Angelique Kidjo – “Black Ivory Soul”
  • Buffalo Springfield – “For What It’s Worth”

11:30 AM

  • Aretha Franklin – “Baby I Love You”
  • Isley Brothers – “Take Me In Your Arms and Rock Me”
  • Lake Street Dive – “This Magic Moment”
  • B.B. King – “Playing With My Friends”
  • Susan Tedeschi – “Hurt So Bad”
  • Mark Knopfler – “Boom Like That”

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

Have a great day! – Dana