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

  • Arlo Guthrie – “Massachusetts”
  • Diana Krall – “Autumn Leaves”
  • Earth, Wind & Fire – “Sing A Song”
  • Joe Jackson – “You Can’t Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want)”
  • Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 – “Mas Que Nada”
  • Spinners – “I’ll Be Around”

9:30 AM

  • Richie Havens – “Tombstone Blues”
  •  Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston – “It Takes Two”
  •  Nickel Creek – “Smoothie Song”
  • Cat Stevens – “If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out”
  • Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals – “Michelle”
  • Widespread Panic – “This Part Of Town”

10 AM

  • Blues Brothers – “Shake Your Tailfeather”
  • City and Colour – “Lover Come Back”
  • King Harvest – “Dancing In The Moonlight”
  • The Temptations – “My Girl”
  • Steely Dan – “Don’t Take Me Alive”
  • Joan Baez – “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”


  • Aaron Lee Tasjan – “Little Movies”
  • Citizen Cope – “Sideways” (In Studio)
  • Etta James – “Something’s Got A Hold On Me”
  • Frank Sinatra – “My Kind Of Town” (’08)
  • Eliza Doolittle – “Pack Up”
  • Warren Zevon – “Splendid Isolation”
  • Dusty Springfield – “I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself”

11 AM

  • Grateful Dead – “Bertha”
  • New York City – “I’m Doin’ Fine Now”
  • Soggy Bottom Boys – “I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow”
  • Bob Schneider – “Big Blue Sea”
  • Eric Clapton – “I’ve Got A Rock ‘N’ Roll Heart”
  • Joni Mitchell – “You Turn Me On, I’m A Radio”

11:30 AM

  • Johnny Cash – “Get Rhythm”
  • Brandi Carlile – “Turpentine” (In Studio)
  • Rodrigo Y Gabriela – “Stairway To Heaven”
  • Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – “Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World”
  • Al Green – “Let’s Stay Together”

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

Have a great day! – Dana