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

  • Bill Withers With Studio Rio – “Lovely Day”
  • Angelique Kidjo With Peter Gabriel – “Salala”
  • Bruce Cockburn – “The Whole Night Sky”
  • Ozomatli – “Evil Ways”
  • Doris Day – “Que Sera Sera What Will Be Will Be”
  • Otis Redding – “Try A Little Tenderness”
  • Eric Bibb – “Shine On”
  • Raul Malo – “Sunshine”

9:30 AM

  • Bailen – “I Was Wrong”
  • CSN – “Helplessly Hoping”
  • Playing For Change – “Down By The Riverside”
  • Sly And The Family Stone – “Everybody Is A Star”
  • Paolo Nutini – “New Shoes”
  • Nina Simone – “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”
  • Etta James- “Good Rockin Daddy”
  • Southern Culture On The Skids – Corn Liquor”

10 AM

  • Rhiannon Giddens With Francesco Turrisi – “I’m On My Way”
  • Elton John – “Amoreena”
  • Frank Sinatra – “The Coffee Song”
  • Harold Melvin And The Bluenotes – “Wake Up Everybody”
  • Stevie Wonder – “Uptight Everything Is Alright”
  • Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels – “Wake Up Everybody”
  • Temptations – “Don’t Look Back”

10:30 AM

  • Blind Boys Of Alabama – “Way Down In The Hole”
  • Percy Sledge – “When A Man Loves A Woman
  • Monty Python – “Always Looks On The Brighter Side Of Life”
  • Buckwheat Zydeco – “Tee Nah Nah”
  • Johnny Taylor – “Who’s Making Love”
  • Junior Wells – “Give Me On Reason”

11 AM 

  • Tower Of Power – “So Very Hard To Go”
  • Dinah Washington And Brook Benton – “Baby You Got What It Takes”
  • Rod Stewart – “Reason To Believe – Unplugged”
  • Gomez – “See The World – Live From Etown”
  • Bob Schneider – “Big Blue Sea”
  • James Ingram – “Yah Mo B There”
  • Traffic – “Empty Pages”
  • The Byrds – “Mr. Tamborine Man”

11:30 AM

  • Jonatha Brooke With Keb Mo – “All You Gotta Do Is Touch Me”
  • John Cash – “I Walk The Line”
  • Timmy Thomas – “Why Can’t We Live Together
  • Sergio Mendez – Mas Que Nada
  • Marvin Gaye – “I’ll Be Dogone”
  • Taj Mahal – “I’ll Be Dogone”

 Thanks for listening on Sunday morning- Hope you enjoyed Brunch by the River.

Have a great day! – Dana