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Haydn, Debashish Bhattacharya, Nick Lowe

Haydn, Debashish Bhattacharya, Nick Lowe

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Sleepwalking with Santo and Johnny; the child prodigy Debashish Battacharya; Fernando, a great unknown artist; new folk from The Be Good Tanyas; Britain's legendary Nick Lowe; musical trickery from Joseph Haydn; and the relaxed grooves of Orchestra Baobab.

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Haydn, Debashish Bhattacharya, Nick Lowe

The Best of Santo and Johnny

Sleep Walk

  • from The Best of Santo & Johnny
  • by Santo & Johnny

You may not recognize the name of this piece, but you'll know it the moment you hear the first notes sing. Brothers Santo and Johnny Farina recorded this now legendary tune in 1959.

Calcutta to California

SLEEP WALK

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Sleep Walk

  • from Calcutta to California
  • by Debashish Bhattacharya and Mark Humphrey

Santo and Johnny's "Sleep Walk" has been covered and reproduced countless times by artists all over the world. Here's a truly original version from Calcutta's Debashish Bhattacharya and Mark Humphrey.

Dreams of the Sun and Sky

Jackal

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The Jackal

  • from Dreams of the Sun and Sky
  • by Fernando

We get a lot of great music from unknown or unsigned artists at All Songs Considered. Fernando Viciconte is one of them. He's a singer-guitarist from Portland who recently released his fifth album, Dreams of the Sun and Sky.

Blue Horse

The Littlest Birds

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The Littlest Birds

  • from Blue Horse
  • by The Be Good Tanyas

The Be Good Tanyas put a fresh and surprising spin on classic Appalachian folk tunes. This song is one of their own.

The Convincer

Only a Fool Breaks His Own Heart

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Only a Fool Breaks His Own Heart

  • from The Convincer
  • by Nick Lowe

Nick Lowe gets better with age. He's produced Graham Parker and Elvis Costello. This is his third album in a trilogy of heartfelt ballads.

Haydn Symphonies 45, 46, 47, 51, 52, 64

Menuet al Roverso, Symphony No. 47

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Menuet al Roverso, Symphony No. 47

  • from Haydn Symphonies, 45, 46, 47, 51, 52, 64
  • by Christopher Hogwood

A perfect example of Haydn's playful sense of humor, this piece is composed of inverted lines of music, played forward, then backward.

Pirates Choice

Ultrus Horas

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Ultrus Horas

  • from Pirate's Choice: The Legendary 1982 Session
  • by Orchestre Baobab

Orchestra Baobab first released this album on cassette in the early '80s. It was widely pirated by devout fans and is now available for the first time on CD.