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

  • Aretha Franklin “Respect”
  • Los Lobos – “Kiko And The Lavender Moon”
  • Leo Kottke – “World Turning”
  • Alison Krauss – “Losing You”
  • Dean Martin – “You’re Nobody Til Somebody Loves You”
  • Peter Cincotti – “St. Louis Blues”
  • Willy Porter – “Road Bone-RMH”
  • Diana Krall – “A Case Of You”

9:30 AM

  • Ray Charles – “Oh What A Beautiful Morning”
  • Taj Mahal – “Queen Bee”
  • Edwin Starr “25 Miles”
  • Sly & The Family Stone “Sing A Simple Song”
  • John Prine Ain’t Hurtin Nobody

10 AM

  • Dr. John- “Accentuate The Positive”
  • Stevie Wonder – “So What The Fuss”
  • Sturgill Simpson – “Brace For Impact (Live A Little)”
  • Will Daily – “Higher Education”
  • Eric Weissberg  and Steve Mandell – “Duelling Banjos”
  • David Crosby and Graham Nash – “Teach Your Children (live E-Town 08)”
  • Ryan Adams – “Answering Bell”


  • Stephen Stills- ” Treetop Flyer”
  • Mavis Staples – “Step Into The Light”
  • Michael Kiwanuka – “Tell Me A Tale-RMH”
  • Nikki Lane – “Jackpot”
  • Bettye LaVette- “My Man-He’s A Lovin Man”
  • The Traveling Wilburys “Handle With Care
  • Sam Cooke “Frankie and Johnny

11 AM

  • The Doors  – “Wintertime Love”
  • The Doobie Brothers – “Minute By Minute”
  • Amy Winehouse – “Me and Mr. Jones”
  • Ozomatli – “(Wo Discovered) America?”
  • Average White Band – “School Boy Crush”
  • Willie Nelson. – “I’m A Worried Man”
  • The temptations  – “Shaky Ground”

11:30 AM

  • Bill Withers – “Ain’t No Sunshine”
  • Big Head Todd & The Monsters – “Bittersweet”
  • Jack Johnson- “Bubble Toes”
  • Adele – “Make You Feel My Love”
  • Ben Folds – “Tiny Dancer”
  • B.B King and Bonnie Raitt- “Baby I Love You”
  • Jain – “Makeba”
  • Marvin Gaye “Mercy Mercy Me’ (The Ecology)

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

Have a great day! – Dana