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From March 16, 2004:
Archived Show: Episode 58
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Featured: Bob Dylan Live 1964
Contra music: the Portland Selection
Hawaiian ukulele master John King
Music of the Smiths by The Ukrainians
Glasgow's art school band Franz Ferdinand
Good news/bad news from Modest Mouse
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Once only available as a bootleg, this is from Bob Dylan's now legendary performance at New York's Philharmonic Hall.
Featured: Bob Dylan
CD: Bob Dylan Live 1964
Song: "Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues"
Listen to "Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues"
Watch the slideshow (Requires Real Player)
This is a collection of contra dance tunes from Pacific Northwest musicians Sue Songer, Clyde Curley and George Penk.
George Penk, Clyde Curley, Susan Songer
CD: A Portland Selection
Song: "Hommage a Edmond Parizeau"
Listen to "Hommage a Edmond Parizeau"
For more on this CD, visit the artists' Web site.
We featured John King performing the music of Bach on ukulele on All Songs Considered episode 22.
CD: Royal Hawaiian Music
Song: "Kalakaua March"
Label: Nalu Music
Listen to "Kalakaua March"
The Ukrainians aren't from Ukraine, but they play music in the language of this eastern European country, even when doing cover tunes by bands like the Smiths and Sex Pistols.
Song: "Batyar (Bigmouth Strikes Again)"
Listen to "Batyar"
Franz Ferdinand is a Glasgow quartet of former art students with a sound that swings and swaggers its way from the Byrds to Television.
CD: Franz Ferdinand
Song: "Take Me Out"
Listen to "Take Me Out"
This second release on Sony for Modest Mouse comes ten years after the indie trio first formed in Issaquah, Washington.
CD: Good News For People Who Love Bad News
Song: "The World at Large"
Listen to "The World at Large"
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