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Guest DJ: Will Sheff Of Okkervil River

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Guest DJ: Will Sheff Of Okkervil River

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Guest DJ: Will Sheff Of Okkervil River

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Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff shares some of his favorite (and fairly obscure) music with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen. The two talk about Okkervil River's latest album, The Stand-Ins and listen to some of the songs Sheff has loved and been inspired by over the years. Hear music from soul singer Lorraine Ellison, the 1960s Jamaican group Carlton and the Shoes, former teen idol-turned introspective singer Dion, and The Penetrators — a 1970s band some would call punk, others would call garage rock.

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Guest DJ: Will Sheff Of Okkervil River

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Chinese White

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The Incredible String Band

  • Song: Chinese White
  • from 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion

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5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion
Album
5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion
Artist
The Incredible String Band
Label
Sundazed
Released
1967

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Ince Ince (Delicate, Delicate)

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Selda

  • Song: Ince Ince (Delicate, Delicate)

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Selda
Album
Selda
Artist
Selda
Label
B-Music
Released
2006

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Your Own Back Yard

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Dion

  • Song: Your Own Back Yard
  • from King of the New York Streets

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King of the New York Streets
Album
King of the New York Streets
Artist
Dion
Label
Capitol
Released
2000

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Lost Coastlines

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Okkervil River

  • Song: Lost Coastlines
  • from The Stand Ins

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The Stand Ins
Album
The Stand Ins
Artist
Okkervil River
Label
Jagjaguwar
Released
2008

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Stay With Me

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Lorraine Ellison

  • Song: Stay With Me
  • from Stay with Me: The Best of Lorraine Ellison

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Stay with Me: The Best of Lorraine Ellison
Album
Stay with Me: The Best of Lorraine Ellison
Artist
Lorraine Ellison
Label
Ichiban/Soul Classics
Released
1995

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Never Give Your Heart Away Completely

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Carlton & the Shoes

  • Song: Never Give Your Heart Away Completely
  • from Love Me Forever
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Starry Stairs

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Okkervil River

  • Song: Starry Stairs
  • from The Stand Ins

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The Stand Ins
Album
The Stand Ins
Artist
Okkervil River
Label
Jagjaguwar
Released
2008

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Scandalizer [Live]

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The Penetrators

  • Song: Scandalizer [Live]
  • from Basement Anthology: 1976-84

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Basement Anthology: 1976-84
Album
Basement Anthology: 1976-84
Artist
The Penetrators
Label
Swami
Released
2005

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