Bob Dylan, Franz Ferdinand, Modest Mouse

Contra music from the Portland Selection; Hawaiian ukelele master John King; Music of the Smiths by The Ukrainians; Glasgow's art school band Franz Ferdinand; Good news/bad news from Modest Mouse. Featured Artist: Bob Dylan.

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Bob Dylan, Franz Ferdinand, Modest Mouse

The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964

Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues

  • Artist: Bob Dylan
  • Album: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964
  • Song: Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues

Once only available as a bootleg, this is from Bob Dylan's now legendary performance at New York's Philharmonic Hall.

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Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues
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The Bootleg Series, Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964
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A Portland Selections: Contra Dance Music in the Pacific Northwest

Hommage à Edmond Parizeau

  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Album: Portland Selection, Vol. 1: Contra Dance Music in the Pacific Northwest
  • Song: Hommage à Edmond Parizeau

This is a collection of contra dance tunes from Pacific Northwest musicians Sue Songer, Clyde Curley and George Penk.

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Hommage à Edmond Parizeau
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A Portland Selections: Contra Dance Music in the Pacific Northwest
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Royal Hawaiian Music

Kalakaua March

  • Artist: John King
  • Album: Royal Hawaiian Music
  • Song: Kalakaua March

We featured John King performing the music of Bach on ukulele on All Songs Considered episode 22.

Istoriya: The Best of the Ukranians

Batyar

  • Artist: The Ukranians
  • Album: Istoriya: The Best of the Ukranians
  • Song: Batyar

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.

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Franz Ferdinand

Take Me Out

  • Artist: Franz Ferdinand
  • Album: Franz Ferdinand
  • Song: Take Me Out

Franz Ferdinand is a Glasgow quartet of former art students with a sound that swings and swaggers its way from the Byrds to Television.

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Take Me Out
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Franz Ferdinand
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Franz Ferdinand

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Good News for People Who Love Bad News

The World at Large

  • Artist: Modest Mouse
  • Album: Good News for People Who Love Bad News
  • Song: The World at Large

This second release on Sony for Modest Mouse comes ten years after the indie trio first formed in Issaquah, Washington.

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The World at Large
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Good News for People Who Love Bad News
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Modest Mouse
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