VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 4/1/13

Apr 1, 2013

Monday, April 1st:  
(Suggested April Fool's Day prank: Celebrate Poisson de Avril as the French do--and apparently have since the 16th Century--by surreptitiously sticking a picture of a fish on someone's back.)
5:59am:  Bill Frisell: "Egg Radio", from the album "Gone, Just Like a Train."
6:20am:  Kermit Ruffins: "If I Only Had A Brain", from the album "Happy Talk."
6:49am:  Chick Corea and Hiromi:  "Fool On the Hill", from the album "Duet: Chick & Hiromi."
6:58am:  Slightly Stoopid:  "Tom and Jerry", from the album "Slightly Not Stoned Enough to Eat Breakfast Yet Stoopid."
7:20am:  Phish: "Magilla", from the album "A Picture of Nectar."
7:58am:  Christian McBride: "Walking on the Moon", from the album "Sci Fi."
8:20am:  Steely Dan: "Bodhisattva", from the album "Countdown to Ecstacy."
8:39am:  Self: "What a Fool Believes", from the album "Gizmodgery." (* Performed entirely on Fisher Price children's toy instruments!)
8:50am:  Soulive:  "I Want You", from the album "Rubber Soulive."
8:59am:  Matt Wilson:  "Bridge Over Troubled Water", from the album "An Attitude for Gratitude."

Wednesday, April 3rd:
 5:59am:  Michael Hedges:  "If I Needed Someone", from the album "Pure Michael Hedges."
6:20am:  Charles Mingus, Duke Ellington, and Max Roach: "REM Blues", from the album "Money Jungle."
6:49am:  Grateful Dead: "They Love Each Other", Live from Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ, 6/19/76.
6:58am:  Mike Gordon:  "Major Minor", from the album "Inside In."
7:20am:  Aaron Parks:  "Riddle Me This", from the album "Invisible Cinema."
7:58am:  James Newton Howard:  "The Ghost", from the soundtrack to the film "Duplicity."
8:20am:  Big Sam's Funky Nation:  "Take 5", from the album "King of the Party."
8:39am:  Bad Plus: "Tom Sawyer", from the album "Prog."
8:50am:  The Backyard Heavies:  "Soul Junction", from the album "Expo 83."
8:59am:  CMH Various Artists:  "Touch of Grey", from the album "Swingin' with the Grateful Dead."

Thursday, April 4th:
5:59am:  Lemongrass: "Elle Et Moi", from the album"Beach Affairs."
6:20am:  John Fahey:  "Sunflower River Blues", from the album "John Fahey, Peter Lang, Leo Kottke."
6:49am:  Jazz Mandolin Project:  "Goin' to California", Live from Bonaroo Music Festival, 6/12/04.
6:58am:  Marcus Roberts and Bela Fleck:  "One Blue Truth", from the album "Across the Imaginary Divide."
7:20am:  Medeski, Martin and Wood:  "Floodwaters", from the album "20."
7:58am:  Beastie Boys:  "Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament", from the album "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2."
8:20am  Wicked Knee:  "I'm Blue", from the album "Wicked Knee."
8:39am:  Isaac Hayes:  "Pursuit of the Pimpmobile", from the album "Truck Turner."
8:50am:  Gua Gua:  "Calm Storm", from the album "Pan Frito."
8:59am:  Dr. Lonnie Smith:  "Sexx Laws", from the album "Boogaloo to Beck."

Friday, April 5th:
5:59am:  Ahmad Jamal: "Blue Moon", from the album of the same name.
6:20am:  Kermit Driscoll:  "Boomstatz", from the album "Reveille."
6:49am:  Grateful Dead: "Eyes of the World", Live from the Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ, 6/18/76.
6:58am:  Charlie Hunter and Bobby Previte:  "All Hell Broke Loose", from the album "Come In Red Dog, This Is Tango Leader."
7:58am:  Stephane Wrembel:  "La Foule", from the album "Introducing Stephane Wrembel."
8:20am:  North Mississippi All Stars:  "I'd Love to be a Hippie", Live from Tipitina's, New Orelans, LA., 2/13/09.
8:39am:  Benevento & Russo Duo:  "Bronko's Blues", from the album "Best Reason To Buy the Sun."
8:50am:  March Fourth Marching Band:  "Fat Alberta", Live from Pool Deck Jam Cruise 11, 1/10/13
8:59am:  Pat Metheny:  "As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls", from the album of the same name.