Music From The Sublime To The Old Time

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We never thought we'd do it, but on this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got a tribute to Doris Day. Nellie McKay, an often irreverent and comical singer, reworks songs made popular by Doris Day on a new album called As Normal As Blueberry Pie. Hear McKay's spare and elegant arrangement of "The Very Thought of You." Also on the program: a retrospective from the old-time string band New Lost City Ramblers; dreamy folk from the Canadian trio The Weather Station; the British electro-rock duo The Big Pink; experimental soundscapes from Blind Man's Colour; and the Vijay Iyer Trio remembers the music of Julius Hemphill.

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Music From The Sublime To The Old Time

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Nellie McKay

  • Artist: Nellie McKay
  • Song: The Very Thought Of You
  • From: Normal As Blueberry Pie: A Tribute To Doris Day

This album is scheduled to be released Oct. 13.



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