VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For The Week Of 5/11/15

May 11, 2015

Monday, May 11:

5:59am: Patrice Rushen: "Red Clay", from "Piano, Bass, and Drums."

6:07am: Dr. Lonnie Smith: "Mama Wailer", from "Mama Wailer."

6:18am: Michael Hedges: "Double Planet", from "Live On the Double Planet."

6:30am: Mickey Hart and Zakir Hussain: "Dances With Wood", from "Global Drum Project."

6:41am: Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls: "Dime Bag Conspiracy", from "Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls."

6:59am: The Radiators: “Suck Da Head (Squeeze the Tip)”, Live from Live from Jazzfest, New Orleans, LA., 2007.

7:18am: James Newton Howard: "War", from the soundtrack to the film "Duplicity."

7:30am: Michael Reis: "Purple Rain", from "A Young Mind."

7:41am: Cameron Mizell: "Fearless", from "Life Is Loud."

7:50am: Floratone: “Swamped”, from “Floratone.”

7:59am: String Cheese Incident: "Eyes of the World", from "Jerry Jams For Rex."

8:07am: Julian Lage: "Peru", from "World's Fair."

8:18am: Leo Kottke: "From Little Treasure", from "One Guitar, No Vocals."

8:30am: String Cheese Incident: "Under African Skies", from "Trick or Treat."

8:41am: Wes Montgomery: "Impressions", from "Smokin' At the Half Note."

8:59am: New Mastersounds: "The Road To Fuji Rock", from "Ten Years On."

Tuesday, May 12:

5:59am: Avisha Cohen: "Calm", from "Continuo."

6:07am: Traffic: "Glad", from "John Barleycorn Must Die."

6:18am: Will Blades: "Miller's Time", from "Field Notes."

6:30am: Grateful Dead: "Uncle John's Band", Live from Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA., 3/19/77.

6:41am: Oz Noy: "Hey You", from "Ha!"

6:59am: The Souljazz Orchestra: "Mista President", from "Freedom No Go Die."

7:07am: Topaz: "Steppin' Out", from "Afro Dub Sessions."

7:18am: Eric McFadden: "Take the A Train", from "Holy Smokes."

7:30am: Chris Biesterfeldt: "Caravan", from "Phineas."

7:41am: Hot Tuna: "John's Other", from "First Pull Up, Then Pull Down."

7:50am: Chris Joss: "You've Been Spiked", from the album of the same name.

7:59am: Grateful Dead: "Slipknot>Franklin's Tower", Live from Pembroke Pines, FL., 5/22/77.

8:18am: Keith Jarrett: "Part 2A", from "The Koln Concert."

8:30am: Grateful Dead: "Althea", Live from Barton Hall, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY., 5/7/80.

8:41am: String Cheese Incident: "Blackberry Blossom", Live from Columbia, MD., 7/18/02.

8:59am: Jazz Pistols: "Mr. Smithers", from "Special Treatment."

Wednesday, May 13: Happy 65th Birthday Stevie Wonder!

5:59am: Herbie Hancock: "Scarborough Fair", from "The New Standard."

6:07am: The Meters:  "Sophisticated Cissy", from "The Meters."

6:30am: Pete Huttlinger: "Sir Duke", from "Fingerpicking Wonder: The Music of Stevie Wonder."

6:41am: Lee Ritenour: "Lay It Down", from "6-String Theory."

6:59am: Phish: "Boogie On Reggae Woman", Live from American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL., 12/30/09.

7:07am: Chuck Loeb: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number", from "Presence."

7:18am: King Curtis: "Signed, Sealed, Delivered", from "Live At Fillmore West."

7:30am: Umphrey's McGee: "Fame", Live from Bear Creek Music and Art Festival, Live Oak, FL., 11/14/14.

7:41am: Bruce Hornsby and The Range: "Madman Across the Water", from "Intersections: 1985-2005."

7:50am: Perpetual Groove: "Mister Transistor", Live from The Paradise, Boston, MA., 9/20/06.

7:59am: Richard Elliot: "You Haven't Done Nothin',", from "A Twist of Motown."

8:07am: Dalindeo: "Kurvi-Twist", from "Kallio."

8:18am: Cake: "Mahna Mahna", from "Pressure Chief."

8:30am: Pink Floyd: "Wish You Were Here", from the album of the same name.

8:41am: Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon: "Oh Well", from "Sixty Six Steps."

8:59am: Tito Puente: "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing", from "Live At the Monterey Jazz Festival 1977." 

Thursday, May 14:

5:59am: Threefifty Duo: "State Street", from "Threefifty Duo."

6:07am: Ruben Wilson: "Blues For McDuff", from "Organ Blues."

6:18am: Orrin Evans: "In My Soul", from "Mother's Touch."

6:30am: Richard Thompson: "Main Title", from the soundtrack to the film "Grizzly Man."

6:41am: Mizter Koffy: "Organ Vibe", from "dirty martini-a sultry blend of lounge and chill."

6:59am: Buckshot LeFonque (Branford Marsalis): “James Brown Parts 1 and 2”, from “Music Evolution.”

7:07am: Skeewiff: "Cheeky Chicken", from "It's All Gone."

7:18am: Stephane WrembelL "La Foule", from "Introducing Stephane Wrembel."

7:30am: Wolff and Clark Expedition: "Sunshine of Your Love", from "Wolff and Clark Expedition 2."

7:41am: Donald Fagan: "New Frontier", from "The Nightfly."

7:50am: Oz Noy: "Whole Tone Blues", from "Twisted Blues, Vol. 1."

7:59am: String Cheese Incident: "Take Five", from "Carnival '99."

8:07am: Medeski, Scofield, Martin, and Wood: "Juicy Lucy", from "Juice."

8:18am: New Soul Underground: "Greasy Feet", from the album of the same name.

8:30am: Broan Bromberg: "The Wind Cries Mary", from "Bromberg Plays Hendrix."  

8:41am: The Mighty Imperials: "Thunder Chicken", from the album of the same name.

8:59am: Perpetual Groove: "Astro Monkey", from "Sweet Oblivious Antidote."

Friday, May 15:  R.I.P B.B. King 1925-2015

5:59am: B.B. King: "Blues Boys Tune", from "The Road To Memphis."

6:18am: B.B. King: "Why I Sing the Blues", from

6:30am: Matt Wilson: "Bridge Over Troubled Water", from "An Attitude For Gratitude."

6:41am: B.B. King: "Blues We Like", from "Blues on the Bayou."

6:50am: Jerry Garcia and David Grisman: "16/16", from "So What."

6:59am: Twilight Trio: "The Thrill Is Gone", from "Pure Instrumental Blues."

7:18am: Eric Clapton: "Blues In "A", from "Eric Clapton."

7:30am: Joshua Redman: "Hit the Road, Jack", from the soundtrack to the film "Space Cowboys."

7:41am: B.B. King: "I Belive To My Soul", from "Live in Africa 1974."

7:50am: Grateful Dead: "The Same Thing", Live from Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA., 12/16/92.

7:59am: B.B. King: "The Thrill Is Gone", Live from the 2010 Chicago Crossroads Festival.

8:18am: John Wasson: "Caravan", from the soundtrack to the film "Whiplash."

8:30am: Tord Gustavsen: "Blessed Feet", from "Being There."

8:41am: Buena Vista Social Club: "Black Chicken 37", from "Lost and Found."

8:59am: B.B. King with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy and Jim Vaughn: "Rock Me Baby."