The Best of 'Song of the Day' : All Songs Considered All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Stephen Thompson, editor for NPR's Song of the Day about the year's best tracks from the show.

The Best of 'Song of the Day'

The Best of 'Song of the Day'

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All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Stephen Thompson, editor for NPR's Song of the Day about the year's best tracks from the show. Each weekday the online program highlights new or notable songs with a short essay, offering listeners a chance to discover music that's otherwise hard to find. Standouts from 2006 include Okkervil's "The President is Dead" and "Couch Song" by Sera Cahoone.

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The Best of 'Song of the Day'

Sera Cahoone

Couch Song

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Couch Song

  • from Sera Cahoone
  • by Sera Cahoone
The Swell Season

Falling Slowly

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Falling Slowly

  • from The Swell Season
  • by Glen Hansard & Mark√©ta Irglov√°
The Body, The Blood, The Machine

Returning to the Fold

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Returning to the Fold

  • from Body, the Blood, the Machine
  • by The Thermals
Love and Other Planets

Spirals

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Spirals

  • from Love and Other Planets
  • by Adem
The President's Dead

The President's Dead

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The President's Dead

  • from President's Dead
  • by Okkervil River

This song was released as a 12" vinyl single. You can download an mp3 version for free at the label's Web site.

Sinner

A.C.D.C.

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A.C.D.C.

  • from Sinner
  • by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts