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
  • Album: Normal As Blueberry Pie: A Tribute To Doris Day
  • Song: The Very Thought Of You

This album is scheduled to be released Oct. 13.

 
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The New Lost City Ramblers

  • Artist: The New Lost City Ramblers
  • Album: Early Years (1958-1962)
  • Song: Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
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  • "Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss"
  • Album: Early Years (1958-1962)
  • Artist: The New Lost City Ramblers
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways
  • Released: 1991
 
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The Weather Station

  • Artist: The Weather Station
  • Album: Line
  • Song: East
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  • "East"
  • Album: Line
  • Artist: The Weather Station
  • Released: 2009
 
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The Big Pink

  • Artist: The Big Pink
  • Album: A Brief History of Love
  • Song: A Brief History of Love
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  • "A Brief History of Love"
  • Album: A Brief History of Love
  • Artist: The Big Pink
  • Label: 4AD
  • Released: 2009
 
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Blind Man's Colour

  • Artist: Blind Man's Colour
  • Album: Season Dreaming
  • Song: Jimmy Dove
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  • "Jimmy Dove"
  • Album: Season Dreaming
  • Artist: Blind Man's Colour
  • Label: Kanine
  • Released: 2009
 
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Vijay Iyer Trio

  • Artist: Vijay Iyer
  • Album: Historicity
  • Song: Dogon A.D.
 

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