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Weekdays from 6:00am - 9:00am
Steve Inskeep and Renée Montagne, Mitch Wertlieb

Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform challenge and occasionally amuse Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country.

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Morning Edition
9:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 4/21/14

Monday, April 21st:

5:59am: David Holmes: "Stealing the Stock", from the soundtrack to the film Ocean's 12.

6:20am: The Backyard Heavies: "Soul Junction", from "Ultimate Soul Collection."

6:49am: Jesse McReynolds: "Bird Song", from "Songs of the Grateful Dead."

6:58am: Krom: "Trust Your Instincts", from "Krom."

7:20am: Ulf Wakenius: "The Dragon", from "Momento Magico."

7:58am: RJD2: "Incorporate Anthem", from

8:20am: Stanton Moore: "Driftin'", from "Conversations."

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Morning Edition
9:01 am
Mon April 14, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 4/14/14

Monday, April 14th:

5:59am: McCoy Tyner: "Contemplation", from "Guitars."

6:20am: Sun Ra: "I'll Get By", from "Some Blues But Not the Kind That's Blue."

6:49am: David Cullen: "Sugar Magnolia", from "Grateful Guitar."

6:58am: Brad Mehldau: "Got Me Wrong", from "Where Do You Start."

7:20am: Ben Flocks: "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright", from "Battle Mountain."

7:58am: Doug Perkins: "Snowflake Jig", from "Music for Flat-Top Guitar."

8:20am: RJD2: "All For U", from "Magnificent City Instrumentals."

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Morning Edition
9:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 4/7/14

Monday, April 7th:

5:59am: Steely Dan: "Do It Again", from "Can't Buy a Thrill."

6:20am: Bud Powell: "Jor Du", from "Bud Powell in Paris."

6:49am: Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls: "A Phase Shifter I'm Going Through", from "Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls."

6:58am: Crimson Jazz Trio: "Three of a Perfect Pair", from "King Crimson Songbook, Vol. 1."

7:20am: Aaron Parks: "Nemesis", from "Invisible Cinema."

7:58am: Grateful Dead: "The Wheel", Live from Alpine Valley Music Theater, East Troy, WI., 8/7/82.

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Morning Edition
9:02 am
Mon March 17, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 3/17/14

Monday, March 17th: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

5:59am: Michael Brook: "Carthage Grain Sale", from the soundtrack to the film "Into the Wild."

6:20am: Brian Eno: "Another Green World", from the album of the same name.

6:49am: McCoy Tyner: "Greensleeves", from "Guitars."

6:58am: Doug Perkins: "St. Anne's Reel/Fisherman's Hornpipe/Leather Britches", from "Music for Flat-Top Guitar."

7:20am: Jerry Douglas: "Gone to Fortingall", from "Traveler."

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Morning Edition
9:00 am
Mon March 10, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 3/10/14

Monday, March 10th:

5:59am: Bill Frisell: "Roscoe", from "Good Dog, Happy Man."

6:20am: Monstrance: "Little Field", from "Monstrance."

6:49am: Crimson Jazz Trio: "Matte Kudasai", from "King Crimson Songbook, Vol. 1."

6:58am: Jerry Garcia Band: "The Harder They Come", from "The Long Island Sound: Live at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY., 9/5/89."

7:20am: Louis Armstrong: "Wild Man Blues", from "The Essential Louis Armstrong."

7:58am: McCoy Tyner and Marc Ribot: "Passion Dance", from "Guitars."

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Morning Edition
9:03 am
Mon March 3, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 3/3/14

Monday, March 3rd:

5:59am: Marc Cary Focus Trio: "Indigenous", from "Four Directions."

6:20am: Hot Club of Las Vegas: "Made for Wesley", from "Hot Club of Las Vegas featuring Carol Linnea Johnson."

6:49am: Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls: "Rainy Day Dog", from "Lord Newborn and the Magic Skulls."

6:58am: Floratone (featuring Bill Frisell): "Swamped", from "Floratone."

7:20am: Zane Carney: "Gambit", from "Amalgam."

7:58am: The String Cheese Incident: "State Jam", from "Trick or Treat."

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Morning Edition
9:00 am
Mon February 24, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 2/24/14

Monday, February 24th:

5:59am: Bill Frisell: "Egg Radio", from "Gone, Just Like a Train."

6:20am: The Bad Plus: "Flim", from "These Are the Vistas."

6:49am: Buckshot Lefonque: "James Brown, Parts 1 and 2", from "Music Evolution."

6:58am: The String Cheese Incident: "Take 5", from "Carnival 99."

7:20am: Soulive: "Taxman", from "Rubber Soulive."

7:58am: Kitty the Bill: "Gadda Rio", from "Night Over Rio."

8:20am: Russ Barenberg: "The Man in the Hat", from "When At Last."

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Morning Edition
9:04 am
Mon February 17, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 2/17/14

Monday, February 17th:

5:59am: Bud Powell: "Jor Du", from "Bud Powell in Paris."

6:20am: Medeski, Martin, and Wood: "Little Walter Rides Again", from "Out Louder."

6:49am: Stephane Wrembel: "Les Deux Guitares", from "The Stephane Wrembel Trio with David Grisman."

6:58am: Zane Carney: "Gambit", from "Amalgam."

7:20am: Nostalgia 77: "An Angel with No Halo (Instrumental)", from the album of the same name.

7:58am: Charles Atlas: "Snow Before Us", from the soundtrack to the film "Up In the Air."

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Morning Edition
9:00 am
Mon February 10, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 2/10/14

Monday, February 10th:

5:59am: The Oscar Moore Quartet with Carl Perkins: "Samson and Delilah Theme", from "The Oscar Moore Quartet with Carl Perkins."

6:20am: Traffic: "Glad", from "John Barleycorn Must Die."

6:49am: Crimson Jazz Trio: "21st Century Schizoid Man", from "King Crimson Songbook, Vol. 1."

6:58am: Umphrey's McGee: "The Bottom Half", from the album of the same name.

7:20am: The Bad Plus: "1972 Bronze Medalist", from "These Are the Vistas."

7:58am: McCoy Tyner: "Afro Blue", from the album of the same name.

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Morning Edition
9:11 am
Mon February 3, 2014

VPR Morning Edition Music Beds for the Week of 2/3/14

Monday, February 3rd:

5:59am: Lee Ritenour: "Lay It Down", from "6 String Theory."

6:20am: Jason Moran: "Gangsterism Over Ten Years", from "Ten."

6:49am: Aaron Parks: "Roadside Distraction", from "Invisible Cinema."

6:58am: Oz Noy: "Cosmic Background", from "Fuzzy."

7:20am: Bill Frisell: "That's Alright, Mama", from "Disfarmer."

7:58am: John Williams: "The Olympic Spirit", from "Summon the Heroes."

8:20am: Poets of Rhythm: "Discern/Define", from the album of the same name.

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