Guest DJ Conor Oberst

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Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst is a gifted and prolific songwriter, accomplishing more by the age of 14 than many artists do in a lifetime. Now 27 years old, he and his band are about to release their 6th album, titled Cassadaga. Oberst chats with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen about the new CD and shares some of his favorite songs by other artists like Lou Reed, Bjork and Jackson Browne.

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Guest DJ Conor Oberst

Staring at the Sea: The Singles

Jumping Someone Else's Train

  • Artist: The Cure
  • Album: Staring at the Sea: The Singles
  • Song: Jumping Someone Else's Train

NOTE: This is a partial track. Warner Brothers, which owns the rights to this song, refused to let us play the full cut.

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  • "Jumping Someone Else's Train"
  • Album: Staring at the Sea: The Singles
  • Artist: The Cure
 
Jackson Browne

From Silver Lake

  • Artist: Jackson Browne
  • Album: Jackson Browne
  • Song: From Silver Lake

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  • Album: Jackson Browne
  • Artist: Jackson Browne
 
Hawks and Doves

Lost in Space

  • Artist: Neil Young
  • Album: Hawks and Doves
  • Song: Lost in Space

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  • "Lost in Space"
  • Album: Hawks and Doves
  • Artist: Neil Young
 
Four Winds (EP)

Four Winds

  • Artist: Bright Eyes
  • Album: Four Winds (EP)
  • Song: Four Winds
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  • "Four Winds"
  • Album: Four Winds (EP)
  • Artist: Bright Eyes
 
Time (The Revelator)

April the 14th, Pt. 1

  • Artist: Gillian Welch
  • Album: Time (The Revelator)
  • Song: April the 14th, Pt. 1
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  • "April the 14th, Pt. 1"
  • Album: Time (The Revelator)
  • Artist: Gillian Welch
 
Four Winds (EP)

Smoke Without Fire

  • Artist: Bright Eyes
  • Album: Four Winds (EP)
  • Song: Smoke Without Fire
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  • "Smoke Without Fire"
  • Album: Four Winds (EP)
  • Artist: Bright Eyes
 
Homogenic

Unravel

  • Artist: Björk
  • Album: Homogenic
  • Song: Unravel
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  • "Unravel"
  • Album: Homogenic
  • Artist: Björk
 
Sally Can't Dance

Sally Can't Dance

  • Artist: Lou Reed
  • Album: Sally Can't Dance
  • Song: Sally Can't Dance
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  • "Sally Can't Dance"
  • Album: Sally Can't Dance
  • Artist: Lou Reed
 
Four Winds (EP)

Cartoon Blues

  • Artist: Bright Eyes
  • Album: Four Winds (EP)
  • Song: Cartoon Blues
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  • "Cartoon Blues"
  • Album: Four Winds (EP)
  • Artist: Bright Eyes
 

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