Guest DJ Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel
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Last week on All Songs Considered we talked about how much we love Peter Gabriel's classic album, So, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special deluxe edition and live tour. This week, Peter Gabriel himself joins us to share some of the music he loves by other artists, including early music by The Beatles, soul legend Otis Redding and the inimitable jazz singer Nina Simone. We also check out that deluxe version of So (out Oct. 22), which includes remastered versions of the original songs, a concert DVD and some amazing outtakes, or what Gabriel calls the "DNA" of his songs.

Guest DJ Peter Gabriel

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The Beatles

  • Album: Please Please Me
  • Song: Please Please Me
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  • "Please Please Me"
  • Album: Please Please Me
  • Artist: The Beatles
  • Label: Capitol
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Otis Redding

  • Album: Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
  • Song: Change Is Gonna Come
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  • "Change Is Gonna Come"
  • Album: Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
  • Artist: Otis Redding
  • Label: Rhino
  • Released: 1966
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Nina Simone

  • Album: Best of Nina Simone [PolyGram]
  • Song: I Put a Spell on You
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  • Album: Best of Nina Simone [PolyGram]
  • Artist: Nina Simone
  • Label: Verve
  • Released: 1969
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Peter Gabriel

  • Album: So
  • Song: Red Rain
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  • "Red Rain"
  • Album: So
  • Artist: Peter Gabriel
  • Label: Geffen
 
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Peter Gabriel

  • Album: So 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Song: Red Rain (DNA)
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  • "Red Rain (DNA)"
  • Album: So 25th Anniversary Edition
  • Artist: Peter Gabriel
  • Released: 2012
 
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Peter Gabriel

  • Album: Scratch My Back
  • Song: The Boy In the Bubble
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  • "The Boy In the Bubble"
  • Album: Scratch My Back
  • Artist: Peter Gabriel
  • Label: Real World
  • Released: 2010
 
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Peter Gabriel

  • Album: So
  • Song: In Your Eyes
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  • "In Your Eyes"
  • Album: So
  • Artist: Peter Gabriel
  • Label: Geffen
 

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