Guest DJ Colin Meloy

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Colin Meloy, frontman for The Decemberists, has earned legions of fans for his affecting story songs steeped in history and romance. Now on tour for his latest solo album, Colin Meloy Sings Live!, he stopped by the NPR studios to chat with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen and share some of his favorite songs. Hear music from The Smiths, Scritti Politti, British folksinger Anne Briggs and selections from Meloy's new CD.

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Guest DJ Colin Meloy

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Scritti Politti

  • Artist: Scritti Politti
  • Album: Cupid & Psyche 85
  • Song: Little Knowledge

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Little Knowledge
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Cupid & Psyche 85
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Scritti Politti
Label
Warner Bros.
Released
1985

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Colin Meloy

  • Artist: Colin Meloy
  • Album: Colin Meloy Sings Live!
  • Song: Wonder

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Wonder
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Colin Meloy Sings Live!
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Colin Meloy
Label
Kill Rock Stars
Released
2008

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Anne Briggs

  • Artist: Anne Briggs
  • Album: Collection
  • Song: Willie O'Winsbury

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Willie O'Winsbury
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Collection
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Anne Briggs
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Topic
Released
1999

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The Smiths

  • Artist: The Smiths
  • Album: Queen Is Dead
  • Song: Boy With the Thorn in His Side

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Boy With the Thorn in His Side
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Queen Is Dead
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The Smiths
Label
Wea Japan
Released
1986

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Colin Meloy

  • Artist: Colin Meloy
  • Album: Colin Meloy Sings Live!
  • Song: Barbara Allen

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Barbara Allen
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Colin Meloy Sings Live!
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Colin Meloy
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Kill Rock Stars
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2008

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Colin Meloy Sings Live!

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Colin Meloy
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Kill Rock Stars
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