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

  • Taj Mahal – “Cakewalk Into Town”
  • Xavier Rudd – “Let Me Be” (Acoustic)
  • Leo Kotke – “World Turning”
  • Otis Redding – “The Happy Song (Dum Dum)”
  • Claude Bolling and Yo Yo Ma- “Cello Fan”
  • Frank Sinatra – “For Once In My Life”
  • The Spinners – “I’ll Be Around”
  • Ray Charles – “Kiss Me Baby”
  • Marvin Gaye – “How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You”

9:30 AM

  • Chris Smither – “Nobody Home”
  • Bobby Gentry – “Ode To Billy Joe”
  • Charlie Parker – “I Get A Kick Out Of You”
  • St. Paul and the Broken Bones- “Try A Little Tenderness”
  • The Beatles – “If I Needed Someone”

10 AM

  • Brandi Carlile – “Every Time I Hear That Song”
  • Billy Holiday – “God Bless The Child”
  • Buckwheat Zydeko – “Mama”
  • Raul Midon – “Sunshine”
  • John Prine – “Lake Marie”
  • Toots and the Maytals – “Take Me Home Country Road”

10:30 AM

  • Amy Winehouse – “Cupid”
  • Angelique Kidjo and Peter Gabriel – “Salala”
  • Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels – “Devil With A Blue Dress”
  • Mocean Worker – “Chic A Boom”
  • Van Morrison and John Lee Hooker – “Gloria”

11 AM

  • Billy Preston – “That’s The Way God Planned It”
  • Ry Cooder – “Poor Mans Shangrila”
  • Lucinda Williams – “Right In Time”
  • Buddy Holly – “Oh Boy”
  • Leftover Salmon – “Dance On Your Head”
  • Earth Wind & Fire – “Boogie Wonderland”

11:30 AM

  • The Subdudes – “Carved In Stone” (Live)
  • Lyle Lovett – “Bears”
  • Lake Street Dive – “This Magic Moment”
  • Jimmy Cliff – “Come On Get Happy”
  • Stevie Wonder – “Golden lady”
  • Trombone Shorty – “Do To Me”
  • Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks – “Hummin’ to Myself”

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

Have a great day! – Dana