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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, 6/19/16:


9 AM

  • Dr John- “Accentuate The Positive”
  • Toots and The Maytals – “Raggae Got Soul”
  • John Lee Hooker – “Chill Out”
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong – “Summertime”
  • Van Morrison – “Evening In June”
  •  The Temptations- “Papa Was A Rolling Stone”

9:30 AM

  • Anderson East – “Only You”
  • Max Gomez – “Ball And Chain”
  • Eric Clapton – “Lay Down Sally”
  • Johnny Cash – “Sunday Morning Coming Down”
  • Roseanne Cash – “Girl From The North Country”
  • Jason Isbelle and Amanda Shires – “Mutineer (Live)”
  • The Subdudes – “Carved In Stone (Live)”

10 AM

  • Sly and The Family Stone – “Que Sera Sera”
  • Robert Parker- “Barefootin”
  • Billy Preston- “What About You”
  • The Wild Feathers – “Left My Woman”-RMH
  • Etta James – “Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying”
  • Jesse Colin Young- “Morning Sun”
  • Ziggy Marley- “People Get Ready”


  • Taj Mahal- “Diddy Wah Diddy”
  • Lyle Lovett – “Penguins (Live)”
  • Southern Culture On The Skids – “Corn Liquor”
  • Habibe Koite & Bamada – “Batoumambe”
  • Mission Iriez – “Reggae Dancin'”

11 AM

  • Steve Forbert- “Romeo’s Tune”
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter – “Passionate Kisses”
  • The Isley Brothers – “Take Me In Your Arms And Rock Me”
  • Cat Stevens- “Father And Son”
  • Jack Johnson with John Cruz and Jackson Browne – “Island Style”
  • Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Buffett- “Make The Knife”
  • Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass- “Spanish Flea”

11:30 AM

  • Steely Dan- “Brooklyn Owes The Charmer”
  •  Joe Jackson- “Look Sharp”
  • Richie Valens- “La Bamba”
  • Bruce Hornsby – “Gonna Be Some Changes Made”
  • Ry Cooder- “Poor Man’s Shangrila”
  • Earth Wind and Fire- “Boogie Wonderland”

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

Have a great day! – Dana