Gold & Silver

goldWith the current conditions of our economy, some of us trust precious metals over the U.S. dollar. Today’s show explored these assets, giving us a chance to invest our ears in the rich music. All the songs feature titles with gold and/or silver. Thanks to everyone for such a bank of valuable song ideas. 🙂 Let’s get bopping to the bling!

  1. Gold to Me – Ben Harper [suggested by Alison Young]
  2. Golden Age – TV on the Radio
  3. Gold Dust Woman – Fleetwood Mac [suggested by Anjali Altman]
  4. You Got the Silver – Susan Tedeschi [suggested by Julaine Haraden Morley and Stuart Finkel, for Rolling Stones version]
  5. Diamonds and Gold – Tom Waits [suggested by Robie Lawrence]
  6. Silver Lining – Rilo Kiley [suggested by Derek Keevil]
  7. Heart of Gold – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
  8. Heart of Gold – Neil Young [suggested by Carrie Bader and Joshua Geesaman (and Stuart Finkel – for Tori Amos version)]
  9. Band of Gold – Freda Payne [suggested by Dana Lemelin]
  10. Fields of Gold – Eva Cassidy [suggested by Ania Erdogan, for Sting version]
  11. Goldfinger – Shirley Bassey [suggested by Elisa Vick and Laurie Hoye Dewan]
  12. The Golden Age – Beck
  13. Silver and Gold – U2 [suggested by Liz Bianco and Derek Keevil]
  14. Golden – My Morning Jacket
  15. Stay Golden – Au Revoir Simone
  16. She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft) – Jerry Reed [suggested by Joshua Geesaman]
  17. Maxwell’s Silver Hammer – The Beatles [suggested by Carrie Bader, Joshua Geesaman and Derek Keevil – from Abby Road album, which was platinum!]

Originally aired on KSKQ on August 28, 2009. Select the triangle play button below to listen to the recorded show. (If the link isn’t visible, click on the show title at the top to refresh the page.)


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