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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The Incredible String Band

  • Artist: The Incredible String Band
  • Album: 5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion
  • Song: Chinese White

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Chinese White
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5000 Spirits or the Layers of the Onion
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The Incredible String Band
Label
Sundazed
Released
1967

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Selda

  • Artist: Selda
  • Album: Selda
  • Song: Ince Ince (Delicate, Delicate)

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Ince Ince (Delicate, Delicate)
Album
Selda
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Selda
Label
B-Music
Released
2006

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Dion

  • Artist: Dion
  • Album: King of the New York Streets
  • Song: Your Own Back Yard

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Your Own Back Yard
Album
King of the New York Streets
Artist
Dion
Label
Capitol
Released
2000

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Okkervil River

  • Artist: Okkervil River
  • Album: The Stand Ins
  • Song: Lost Coastlines

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

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Lorraine Ellison

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

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

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Carlton & the Shoes

  • Artist: Carlton & the Shoes
  • Album: Love Me Forever
  • Song: Never Give Your Heart Away Completely
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Okkervil River

  • Artist: Okkervil River
  • Album: The Stand Ins
  • Song: Starry Stairs

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Starry Stairs
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The Stand Ins
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Okkervil River
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Jagjaguwar
Released
2008

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The Penetrators

  • Artist: The Penetrators
  • Album: Basement Anthology: 1976-84
  • Song: Scandalizer [Live]

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Basement Anthology: 1976-84
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The Penetrators
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Swami
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2005

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