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Playlist from 05/13/2009 @ 12:00pm

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Fiona Apple

Not About Love
Extraordinary Machine 2005 via Sony
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(REQUESTED)

Brazilian Girls

Lazy Lover
Brazilian Girls 2005 via Verve
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(REQUESTED)

Blanche

Who's to Say...
If We Can't Trust the Doctors 2004 via V2 North America
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Bob Dylan & The Band

Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
Before The Flood 1974 via Sony
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2:40 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum - Friday Nights (click for more info)
Every Friday night, the Grand Rapids Art Museum presents an evening filled with entertaining and informative programs. Friday Nights at GRAM, 5:00 to 9:00 pm, includes a cash bar, dinner and appetizer options, Museum Store specials, and gallery viewing all evening long. You'll be treated to Jazz and modern music in the Museum Lobby while lectures, demonstrations, performances and gallery talks enhance your understanding of the permanent collection and changing exhibitions. More information at Art Museum G-R dot o-r-g

Various/Unknown Artist

One for my baby
Verve Master Edition 1997 via Polygram
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Dengue Fever

Monsoon of Perfume
Venus On Earth 2008 via M80
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The Mighty Narwhale

Nightlights
A Ship Without A Country, A Mast Without A Sail 2008 via Independent

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(REQUESTED)

Bowerbirds

In Our Talons
Hymns for a Dark Horse 2009 via DEAD OCEANS
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2:20 pm
Serena Ryder (click for more info)
The Spring 2009 Hat Trick Concert Series wraps up for the season TONIGHT with a performance by Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter Serena Ryder. Winner of Canada's Best New Artist of 2008, Serena is touring in support of her new album, Is It O.K.? Serena Ryder appears TONIGHT at 7:30pm at One Trick Pony Grill and Taproom in Grand Rapids. This show benefits Lutheran Social Services, creating communities of service that meet the needs of people, upholding human dignity, advocating equality and justice. The Spring 2009 Hat Trick Concert Series is presented by the law firm of Rhoades McKee. Lodging is provided by Peaches Bed & Breakfast. Sound support provided by Mark Swanson. For more information, please visit the concert page at wyce.org.

Zap Mama

Chill Out
ReCreation 2009 via Heads Up
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COMPILATIONS

Rien Ne Va Plus
What It Is! Funky Soul And Rare Grooves (1967-1977) 2006 via Rhino

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COMPILATIONS

Hollisday
Under The Sun 2008 via Ubiquity

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Cat Power

Werewolf
You Are Free 2003 via Matador Records
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Man Man

Rabbits Habits
Rabbits Habits
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2:00 pm
Unity Church of Peace (click for more info)
Today's WYCE Business Day Sponsor is Unity Church of Peace, hosting its Serendipity Auction this weekend -- with numerous goods and services up for bids. The event begins with a potluck at 5:30, and the auction begins at 7:00 p.m., this Saturday, May 16th. Unity Church of Peace is located at 6025 Ada Drive in Ada. More information is available by calling 616-682-7812

PJ Harvey & John Parish

Sixteen, Fifteen, Fourteen
A Woman A Man Walked By 2009 via 101 DISTRIBUTION
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The Heavy

Set Me Free
Great Vengeance and Furious Fire 2007 via Counter Records
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COMPILATIONS

Orere Elejigbo
Nigeria 70 2009 via Strut

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Hobex

So Far Away
U Ready, Man? 2004 via Tone Cool
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1:40 pm
Maltese Falcon (click for more info)
The Grand Rapids Public Library presents the 1941 film, "The Maltese Falcon," at Wealthy Theatre. While Sam Spade is investigating the murder of his partner, he finds himself surrounded by a host of strange characters all after one thing - a statue of a falcon reputed to contain priceless jewels. That's "The Maltese Falcon," on Monday, May 18, at 7pm at the Koning Micro Cinema inside Wealthy Theatre. More information is available at wealthy theatre dot o-r-g

Jessica Lea Mayfield

For Today
With Blasphemy So Heartfelt 2008 via Thirty Tigers
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COMPILATIONS

Rock 'N' Roll Suicide
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou 2004 via Hollywood Records

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Andrew Bird

Masterswarm
Noble Beast 2009 via Fat Possum
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Growing up, Bird was surrounded by classical music. As a child, he was interested in Irish tunes and bluegrass. Some early key musical influences also include Johnny Hodges and Lester Young. Other influences included jazz, swing, calypso, and folk. Bird has stated that, at 22, he found a lot of indie rock and pop music repetitive and boring, but now understands it better.

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Breathe Owl Breathe

Your Cape
Canadian Shield 2007 via Independent

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1:20 pm
Pops Goes Vegas (click for more info)
The Grand Rapids Symphony presents, "Pops Goes Vegas," a tribute concert to the Las Vegas Strip! The show includes visits from Sinatra, Liberace, Elvis and showgirls, and takes place this weekend, May 15th through the 17th at DeVos Performance Hall. Tickets and more information can be found at g-r-symphony dot o-r-g.

The Jesus and Mary Chain

Darklands
Darklands 1987 via Phantom
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Radiohead

Reckoner
In Rainbows 2007 via Ato Records / Red
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Benevento Russo Duo

Sunny's Song
Best Reason to Buy the Sun 2005 via Rope-a-Dope
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Benevento and Russo met while in junior high school in New Jersey. The Duo began in 2001 when Russo secured a weekly gig at New York's Knitting Factory music club, and asked Benevento to join him on the Hammond B3 organ.

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Thievery Corporation

33 Degree
Radio Retaliation 2008 via Eighteenth Street
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Thievery Corporation

The Forgotten People
Radio Retaliation 2008 via Eighteenth Street
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Radio Retaliation is the fifth studio album of electronica band Thievery Corporation. Planned to be a very political album, it was recorded in the band's hometown of Washington, D.C. The album was nominated for a 2008 Grammy in the category Best Recording Package.

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1:00 pm
Unity Church of Peace (click for more info)
Today's WYCE Business Day Sponsor is Unity Church of Peace, hosting its Serendipity Auction this weekend -- with numerous goods and services up for bids. The event begins with a potluck at 5:30, and the auction begins at 7:00 p.m., this Saturday, May 16th. Unity Church of Peace is located at 6025 Ada Drive in Ada. More information is available by calling 616-682-7812
(REQUESTED)

Ratatat

Shempi
LP3 2008 via Xl Recordings
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Ratatat is a New York City electronic music duo consisting of guitarist Mike Stroud and synthesizer driver and producer Evan Mast.

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(REQUESTED)

Karisa Wilson

Old Dog
Little Girl 2007 via Independent

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Horace Silver

The Preacher
Funky Pieces of Silver- The Horace Silver Songbook, Volume 1 2007 via Highnote
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Joe DeFrancesco: Hammond B-3 Randy Johnson: Guitar Billy Hart: Drums

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Bob Marley

Lively Up Yourself
Roots, Rock, Remixed 2007 via Quango Fontana
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12:40 pm
Actors' Theatre presents "A New Brain" (click for more info)
Actors' Theatre- the Off-Broadway of Grand Rapids, presents "A New Brain" by William Finn. This offbeat musical tells the story of a songwriter battling a rare medical condition while dealing with an over-bearing mother, an eccentric hospital staff, singing frog hallucinations, and his own worst fear- that he will die with his greatest songs unwritten. "A New Brain" performs May 14th through 16th and 21st through 23rd, with all perfomances at 8pm in Spectrum Theatre on the GRCC campus. Ticket information is available by calling 234-3946 or logging onto ActorsTheatreGrandRapids.com

Booker T

Pound It Out
Potato Hole 2009 via Anti
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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Pick It Up, Lay It in the Cut
Dap-Dippin' With Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings 2002 via Pony Canyon
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John Scofield

The Old Ship of Zion
Piety Street 2009 via Emarcy / Pgd
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Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Soul Of A Man
A Stranger Here 2009 via Anti
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Jack Douglas played a different version of this by Ollabelle a half hour ago:)

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12:20 pm
(Generic) Workers' Rights (click for more info)
Everyday thousands of legal immigrants suffer from employment discrimination. The office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices protects the rights of work-authorized individuals who have been discriminated against on the basis of citizenship or national origin. If you are denied work because of discrimination, contact the O.S.C. at 1-800-255-7688.

Metric

Twilight Galaxy
Fantasies 2009 via 02. Records
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N.A.S.A.

Whachadoin
The Spirit of Apollo 2009 via Anti
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Nat King Cole

Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Re Generations 2009 via Capitol
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feat. Black Thought from The Roots

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Amadou & Mariam

Sabali
Welcome To Mali 2009 via Nonesuch
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In 2008, their song "Sabali" placed 15 on Pitchfork's Top 100 Best Tracks of 2008.[1]

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12:00 pm
Unity Church of Peace (click for more info)
Today's WYCE Business Day Sponsor is Unity Church of Peace, hosting its Serendipity Auction this weekend -- with numerous goods and services up for bids. The event begins with a potluck at 5:30, and the auction begins at 7:00 p.m., this Saturday, May 16th. Unity Church of Peace is located at 6025 Ada Drive in Ada. More information is available by calling 616-682-7812