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, 8/30/15:


9 AM

  • Georgie Fame and Van Morrison – “Moondance” (Live)
  • The Subdudes – “Carved in Stone” (Live)
  • The Band – “Orange Juice Blues” (Blues for Breakfast)
  • John Hiatt – “Lift Up Every Stone”
  • Joan Osborne – “Only You Know and I Know”
  • Mavis Staples – “Step Into the Light”
  • Blind Boys of Alabama – “I’ve Been Searching”

9:30 AM

  • Tyrone Davis – “Turn Back the Hands of Time”
  • Taj Mahal – “Six Days on the Road”
  • Lucinda Williams – “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road” (Live)
  • Ray Charles – “Hit the Road Jack”
  • Beach Boys – “Good Vibrations”
  • Lyle Lovett – “Church” (Live)
  • Ziggy Marley – “Love Is My Religion” (RMH)

10 AM

  • Imelda Mae – “Big Bad Handsome Man”
  • Grace Potter – “Toothbrush and My Table”
  • Lake Street Dive – “This Magic Moment”
  • Bruce Cockburn – “Get Up Jonah”
  • Paco De Lucia – “Ole”
  • Habibe Koite and Bamada – “Batoumambe”


  •  Ben E. King – “Stand By Me”
  • Arthur Conley – “Sweet Soul Music”
  • The Byrds – “Mr. Tamborine Man”
  • War – “The Cisco Kid”
  • Ben Harper – “Steel My Kisses” (Live)
  • John Butler Trio – “Daniella”


  • Darlene Love – “Forbidden Nights”
  • Aretha Franklin – “Respect”
  • Rolling Stones – “Melody”
  • George Baker Selection – “Little Green Bag”
  • Gipsy Kings – “Montana”
  • Willie Nelson – “Maria Shut Up and Kiss Me”

11:30 AM

  • Will Dailey – “Higher Education”
  • Travelling Wilburies – “End of the Line”
  • Willy Porter – “Road Bone” (RMH)
  • Nickel Creek – “Jealous of the Moon”
  • General Public – “I’ll Take You There”
  • Toots and the Maytals – “54-46 That’s My Number”
  • Traffic – “You Can All Join In”

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

Have a great day! – Dana