Nicole’s Picks

(aired 2/27/15)
Nicole's Family

On this show a creative co-host joined me to share her appreciation for music: Nicole Brady. She chose the full playlist, which took us on a chronological journey of the music that has been important in her life, starting from her childhood. Nicole is dedicating the show to her parents: Edward Allen Butt and Carole Ann DeGrosse. They’ve had a musical influence, having raised her with a rich array of musical experiences and exposure. It was enjoyable to talk with Nicole about the stories and hear the tunes.

  1. background: Stranger in Paradise – Tony Bennet
  2. Yakety Yak – Sha Na Na
  3. Kodachrome – Simon and Garfunkel
  4. Give a Little Bit – Supertramp
  5. Stand Back – Stevie Nicks
  6. background: Collecting Things – Yann Tiersen (Amelie soundtrack instrumental)
  7. I Am Your Robot – Elton John
  8. The Stranger – Billy Joel
  9. Danny’s Song – Kenny Loggins
  10. background: You Don’t Know Me – Ray Charles
  11. Starting Over – John Lennon
  12. My Sweet Lord – George Harrison
  13. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go – Wham!
  14. Background:  Shellshock – New Order
  15. I  Ran – A Flock of Seagulls
  16. I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll– Joan Jett
  17. Sir Duke – Stevie Wonder
  18. Graceland – Paul Simon
  19. So Amazing – Luther Vandross
  20. Caravan of Love – The Housemartin
  21. Cemetry Gates – The Smiths
  22. background: That’s Amore – Dean Martin
  23. Taking the Long Way Home – Tuck and Patti
  24. Let’s Get it On (Marvin Gaye cover) – Maceo Parker, feat. Corey Parker
  25. Crazy in Love – Beyonce,  feat. Jay-Z
  26. background: Don’t Mess With Karma – Brett Dennen
  27. The Freedom Song – Jason Mraz
  28. So Blessed – Jill Scott
  29. In My Heart– Moby
  30. In the Light of Love – Deva Premal and Miten, feat. Manose on flute

This show originally aired on KSKQ on February 27, 2015. This blog entry was posted March 24, 2015. Select the 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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