Ollabelle, M. Ward, Brian Wilson

The land of milk and honey: Eliza Gilkyson; A tribute to a lost friend from M. Ward; Requested music from Ennio Morricone; The musical landscapes of Lanterna; Smile: the genius of Brian Wilson. Featured Artist: Ollabelle.

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Ollabelle, M. Ward, Brian Wilson

Ollabelle

Soul of a Man

  • Artist: Ollabelle
  • Album: Ollabelle
  • Song: Soul of a Man

Ollabelle are inspired by rural American roots music, particularly gospel, blues and old-time country. Their debut CD breathes new life into an old sound with stunning harmonies and powerful soul.

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Soul of a Man
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Ollabelle
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Ollabelle
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Me & My

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Land of Milk and Honey

Hiway 9

  • Artist: Eliza Gilkyson
  • Album: Land of Milk and Honey
  • Song: Hiway 9

This is a collection of eight original tunes and two covers, including a version of the previously unreleased Woody Guthrie song, "Peace Call."

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Hiway 9
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Land of Milk and Honey
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Eliza Gilkyson
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Red House

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Transfiguration of Vincent

Vincent O'Brien

  • Artist: M. Ward
  • Album: Transfiguration of Vincent
  • Song: Vincent O'Brien

In this beautifully-crafted concept album M. Ward creates a dark, warm world of sound from the backwoods of an imaginary land.

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Vincent O'Brien
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Transfiguration of Vincent
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M. Ward
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Merge

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Once Upon a Time in the West

Man With the Harmonica

  • Artist: Ennio Morricone
  • Album: Once Upon a Time in the West [RCA]
  • Song: Man With the Harmonica

The music of Ennio Morricone is heard frequently between news stories on All Things Considered. This is from a re-release of the original soundtrack to Once Upon A Time in the West.

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Man With the Harmonica
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Once Upon a Time in the West
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Ennio Morricone
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RCA

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Highways

Canyons

  • Artist: Lanterna
  • Album: Highways
  • Song: Canyons

Check out our previous feature on Lanterna from All Songs Considered episode 26, from July of 2001.

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Canyons
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Highways
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Lanterna
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Badman

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Good Vibrations: 30 Years of the Beach Boys

Surf's Up

  • Artist: The Beach Boys
  • Album: Good Vibrations: Thirty Years of the Beach Boys
  • Song: Surf's Up

"Surf's Up," available on this Beach Boys box set, was originally recorded for the unreleased LP, Smile. Now, nearly 40 years later, Brian Wilson is touring and performing songs from the album, with critics speculating the music may finally be released.

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Good Vibrations: 30 Years of the Beach Boys
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The Beach Boys
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Capitol

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