WPKN Archives: My version of Americana

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All Levels

Original Aired:
Saturday, June 8th, 2019
1:00PM to 4:00PM

3 hours

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 4:49PM

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Episode: My version of Americana


Something about summer makes me want to play Aaron Copeland, and my favorite hip-hop songs, and Bruce Springsteen--really, just everything that speaks to me of this unique (wonderful & terrible) country in which we live -- my version of "Americana". Enjoy my unique mix and a few choice poems throughout.

Tucson Train - Bruce Springsteen

Redemption (feat. SZA) - Jay Rock

Make it with You - Dusty Springfield


The Man Comes Around - Johnny Cash

El Salon Mexico - Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic

Goin' Out West - Tom Waits

Poem: Next to of Course God, America - E.E. Cummings

Aryan Nation - EMA

Old Town Road - Remix - Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus

Calling my Spirit - Kodak Black


God's Problem Child - Willie Nelson

Dirty, Dirty Feeling - Elvis Presley

So Good at Being in Trouble - Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Masters of War (Dub) - Anika


Sunny Duet (feat. the Mind) - Noname

California Roll - Snoop Dogg, Stevie Wonder


Berkeley - Lil B

Mature Nature - Kid Cudi

Poem: The Seafarer - William Carlos Williams

We No Who U R - Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

Furry Sings the Blues - Joni Mitchell

New Heaven - Headroom


Going to a Town - Rufus Wainwright

Poem: Leaving Early - Sylvia Plath

Delicate, Petite & Other Things I'll Never Be - Against Me!

We Take Care of Our Own - Bruce Springsteen


Man in Black - Johnny Cash

Mama's Worried - Patty Griffin

Poem: American Haikus (excerpt) - Jack Kerouac

Woman with Soul - Tony Joe White

July Flame - Laura Veirs


Rooting for my Baby - Miley Cyrus

Atomic Number - case/lang/veirs

Fools Rush in (Where Angels Fear to Tread) - Elvis Presley

Video Games  - Lana del Rey - Club Clique Remix


Wondering Where the Lions Are - Bruce Cockburn

Shine a Different Way - Patty Griffin

The Angel of Death - Hank Williams

There's a Light - Shirley Ann Lee

I Can't Stand the Rain - Ann Peebles

Love Has No Pride (live) - Linda Rondstadt (from Johnny Cash Presents A Concert behind Prison Walls)

Clap Hands - Tom Waits


Loyalty. Feat. Rihanna - Kendrick Lamar

Adore You - Miley Cyrus

No Surrender - Bruce Springsteen

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