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Vic Chesnutt, Clem Snide, Antibalas

Vic Chesnutt, Clem Snide, Antibalas

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Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats; the amazing world of Joe Meek; motor-boating with Vic Chesnutt; a career-making hit from Clem Snide; Loudon Wainwright as the last man on earth; one giant leap with Baaba Maal; and Afrobeats from Brooklyn's Antibalas.

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Vic Chesnutt, Clem Snide, Antibalas

Loud, Fast and Out of Control

Rocket "88"

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Rocket "88"

  • from Loud, Fast & Out of Control: The Wild Sounds of the '50s [Box]
  • by Various Artists

This song, from Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats, is considered to be the first rock and roll record ever made. It's available now on the compilation, Loud, Fast and Out Of Control.

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It's Hard To Believe: The Amazing World of Joe Meek

Telstar

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Telstar

  • from It's Hard To Believe: The Amazing World of Joe Meek
  • by The Tornadoes

The Tornados recorded this Joe Meek tune in 1962. It was the biggest hit for Meek, Britain's enigmatic independent record producer. (Joe Meek Photo copyright © Clive Bubley 1967-2005)

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Left to His Own Devices

Very Friendly Lighthouses

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Very Friendly Lighthouses

  • from Left to His Own Devices
  • by Vic Chesnutt

One of the most loved and admired artists on the art/alt rock scene, Vic Chesnutt wrote, recorded, and mixed this CD by himself with a desktop computer.

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The Ghost of Fashion

Moment in the Sun

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Moment in the Sun

  • from The Ghost of Fashion
  • by Clem Snide

Clem Snide was a punkish band from Boston before morphing into a New York City rock band. This song, used as the theme for NBC TV's show, Ed, put Clem Snide on the map.

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The Last Man on Earth

Last Man on Earth

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Last Man on Earth

  • from The Last Man on Earth
  • by Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III is known for comical, playful songs. But this collection is more somber, reflecting on grief and loss.

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1 Giant Leap

Dunya Salam

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Dunya Salam

  • from 1 Giant Leap
  • by Baaba Maal

Baaba Maal's "Dunya Salam" is part of a new collection of music and spoken word gathered from around the world and the basis for the film, "1 Giant Leap."

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Talkatif

Gabe's New Joint

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Gabe's New Joint

  • from Talkatif
  • by Antibalas

Nigerian musician Fela Kuti created the Afrobeat sound in the 1960s. Today it's kept alive with Brooklyn's multiethnic Antibalas.

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