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, 2/22/15:


9 AM

  • Velvet Underground – “Sunday Morning”
  • Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong – “Stars Fell on Alabama”
  • B.B. King – “Hummingbird”
  • Stevie Wonder – “For Once in My Life”
  • Pink Martini – “Hey Eugene”
  • Julian Lage – “Telegram”

9:30 AM

  • Koko Taylor – “Wang Dang Doodle”
  • Marcia Ball – “Foreclosure on the House of Love”
  • Willie Nelson feat. Susan Tedeschi – “Kansas City”
  • Leon Bridges – “Coming Home”
  • Electric Guest – “This Head I Hold” (River Music Hall)
  • K.D. Lang – “Summerfling”
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan – “Life By the Drop”
  • Jake Shimabukuro – “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
  • R.L. Burnside – “It’s Bad You Know”

10 AM

  • Subdues – “One Word (Peace)
  • Keb’ Mo’ – “Get Together”
  • Alison Krauss – “When You Say Nothing At All”
  • Lyle Lovett – “She Makes Me Feel Good”
  • Steve Winwood – “Roll With It”
  • Marvin Gaye – “I’ll Be Doggone”


  • Muddy Waters – “The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock and Roll”
  • James Hunter – “Mollena”
  • Carolina Chocolate Drops – “Hit ‘Em Up Style”
  • Nina Simone – “My Man’s Gone Now”
  • Paco de Lucia – “Entre Dos Aguas”
  • Harry Belafonte – “Jamaica Farewell”
  • King Floyd – “Groove Me”
  • Gipsy Kings – “Djobi, Djoba”
  • JD McPherson – “Fire Bug”


  • Louisiana Gator Boys and the Blues Brothers – “New Orleans”
  • Trey Anastasio -“Cayman Review”
  • The Mavericks – “All Night Long”
  • Tony Bennett – “This Can’t Be Love”
  • Etta James – “Stop the Wedding’
  • Nat King Cole – “The Song is Ended (but the Melody Lingers On)”


  • Cal Tjader – Soul Sauce (Guachi Guara)
  • Lazlo Bane feat. Colin Hay – “Overkill”
  • Aretha Franklin – “Chain of Fools”
  • Lake Street Dive – “I Want You Back”
  • Van Morrison – “The Way Young Lovers Do”
  • Playing for Change Artists – “Guantanamera”
  • Angelique Kidjo – “Salala”
  • Bonnie Raitt – “I Thank You”
  • Sam Cooke – “Little Red Rooster”

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

Have a great day! – Dana