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, 11/22/15:


9 AM

  • Louis Jordan – “Is You Or Is You Ain’t My Baby”
  • Ray Charles – “Hit the Road Jack”
  • Lucinda Williams – “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”
  • Jackson Browne – “Lives in the Balance” (Acoustic)
  • Lyle Lovett – “Just the Morning”
  • Ry Cooder – “Poor Mans Shangrila”
  • Zuccero w/ B.B. King – “Hey Man Sing a Song”

9:30 AM

  • Natalie Merchant – “Carnival (From New Paradise Is There)”
  • Lake Street Dive – “This Magic Moment”
  • James Hunter Six – “Minute By Minute”
  • David Gray – “Please Forgive Me” (Live)
  • Dean Martin – “You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You”
  • Taj Mahal – “Six Days on the Road”
  • John Hiatt – “Buffalo River Home”

10 AM

  • Jamie Cullum – “High and Dry”
  • Zero 7 – “Home”
  • Steely Dan – “Home At Last”
  • Mighty Sam McClain and Jon Bon Jovi – “Show Me the Way”
  • Galactic w/ Mavis Staples – “Does It Really Make a Difference”


  • Adele – “When We Were Young” (Live from the Church Studios)
  • Francine Reed – “Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues”
  • Imelda Mae – “Big Bad Handsome Man”
  • Frank Sinatra – “The Best Is Yet to Come”
  • Leftover Salmon – “Mama Boulet”
  • Harry Belafonte – “Jamaica Farewell”
  • Martin Sexton – “13 Step Boogie”


  • Joni Mitchell – “Both Sides Now” (Acoustic)
  • Tracy Chapman – “Stand By Me” (Live)
  • Willie Nelson and Toots Hibbert – “I’m a Worried Man”
  • Bill Withers – “Use Me”
  • Etta James – “If You Want Me to Stay”
  • Pousette Dart Band – “Fall On Me”

11:30 AM

  • Simon and Garfunkel – “The Sound of Silence” (Live)
  • Diana Krall – “California Dreamin'”
  • Peter Tosh – “Get Up Stand Up” (Live)
  • Rufus and Shaka Kahn – “Tell Me Something Good”
  • Average White Band – “If I Ever Lose This Heaven”
  • James Brown – “Get on the Good Foot”

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

Have a great day! – Dana