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Backtracks February 14

Feb 14, 2015

Valentine's LUV show. Rock'n'Roll love songs all afternoon long

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE SHIRELLES-DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE

FRANKIE LYMON & THE TEENAGERS-WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE

ELVIS PRESLEY-A BIG HUNK O' LOVE

THE BEATLES-LOVE ME DO (original single version)

MICKEY & SYLVIA-LOVE IS STRANGE

SAM COOKE-CUPID

CONNIE FRANCIS-STUPID CUPID

OTIS REDDING-DON'T MESS WITH CUPID

JACKIE WILSON-HIGHER & HIGHER

BILLY FURY-THAT'S LOVE

LITTLE JESSE-HUGGIN' (EXCERPT)

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Conventional wisdom has it that the voters participating in the Grammy Awards are often out of touch with current music.  Those voters work in various creative and technical areas of the recording industry, nominating the finalists and determining the winner in each category.  One theory is that they vote based on name recognition, therefore they may be  biased toward artists that have been around longer.  A famous example of this is Jethro Tull winning the Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Performance award over Metallica in 1988.

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In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with Tallgrass.

RINGO STARR-DRIFT AWAY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-DRIVING RAIN

THE BEATLES-KOMM, GIB MIR DEINE HAND/I'LL FOLLOW THE SUN/I FEEL FINE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ALLIGATOR

JOHN LENNON-BE MY BABY

THE BEATLES-SLOW DOWN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue February 8

Feb 8, 2015

The first hour of the trip gives a chance to hear music from every Blues Foundation nominee for Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year and Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year.

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SISTA MONICA-THE SISTA DON'T PLAY

SHARON JONES-YOU'LL BE LONELY

VANEESE THOMAS-CORNER OF HEARTACHE AND PAIN

CANDI STATON-A BETTER WORLD COMING

MISSY ANDERSON-I'VE BEEN WALKIN'

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

GARY CLARKE JR.-IF TROUBLE WAS MONEY

JOE LOUIS WALKER-LOVE ENOUGH

The Portland, Oregon band The Decemberists have been creating their own particular brand of folk-rock/baroque pop since 2000.  What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World is their seventh full-length release.  The Decemberists have maintained their folky traditional instrumentation and idiosyncratic approach to writing lyrics, even as they have edged closer to being a "mainstream" band.  Lead vocalist and principal songwriter Colin Meloy is the frontman in the group.

Backtracks February 7

Feb 7, 2015

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS-WORK WITH ME ANNIE

ROY BROWN-BOOGIE AT MIDNIGHT

JAMES BROWN-LET'S MAKE IT

CLYDE MC PHATTER & THE DOMINOS-HAVE MERCY BABY

LULA REED-BUMP ON A LOG

LINK WRAY AND THE WRAY MEN-BIG CITY STOMP

JOHNNY 'GUITAR' WATSON-SPACE GUITAR

EDDIE BOND-SLIP, SLIP, SLIPPIN' IN

MARVIN RAINWATER-I CAN'T FORGET

LINK WRAY-CREEPY (EXCERPT)

THE LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-(AIN'T NOBODY HERE BUT US) CHICKENS/GOIN' ON DOWN THE LINE/TAKIN' A CHANCE

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In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with Snowblink.

This week's Medley play list was submitted by Cedar Falls listener Patrick Ashwood

GEORGE HARRISON-THE BALLAD OF SIR FRANKIE CRISP

THE BEATLES-ONLY A NORTHERN SONG/BECAUSE/A DAY IN THE LIFE

RINGO STARR-OH MY MY

THE BEATLES-REVOLUTION I

JOHN LENNON-REMEMBER

THE BEATLES-12 BAR BLUES (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue February 1

Feb 1, 2015

This week we hear music from all the Blues Foundation's nominees for Band of The Year and Song of the Year

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-IT WAS FUN

RICK ESTRIN-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT

ELVIN BISHOP BAND-CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT

JOHN NEMETH & THE BO-KEYS-BAD LUCK IS MY NAME

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-THINGS COULD BE WORSE

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

JANIVA MAGNESS-LET ME BREATHE

BOBBY RUSH w/BLIND DOG SMOKIN'-ANOTHER MURDER IN NEW ORLEANS

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Sleater-Kinney formed in Olympia, Washington in 1994, and by the turn of the century the trio had come to be recognized as one of the best rock bands in America.  They released seven studio albums between 1994 and 2005.  In 2006, Sleater-Kinney went on a hiatus to work on individual projects and also to simply live their lives.  Corin Tucker (vocals and guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar and vocals) and Janet Weiss (drums) quietly reunited about a year ago to write and record the songs for a new album, No Cities To Love.  Their common aim was to reinvent the band.

Backtracks January 31

Jan 31, 2015

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

MARIE ADAMS-AIN'T CAR CRAZY

HELEN HUMES-WOOJAMACOOJA

ANITA TUCKER-HOP, SKIP & JUMP

LITTLE ESTHER-IF IT'S NEWS TO YOU

GLORIA LYNN-COOL DADDY

WYNONIE HARRIS-BLOODSHOT EYES

OTIS WILLIAMS & THE CHARMS-KO KO MO

JAMES BROWN-THERE MUST BE A REASON

LITTLE WILLIE JOHN-NEED YOUR LOVE SO BAD

EARL BOSTIC-JUNGLE DRUMS (EXCERPT)

THE BYRDS-ALL I REALLY WANT TO DO/POSITIVELY 4TH STREET/SPANISH HARLEM INCIDENT

VAN MORRISON-ST. DOMINIC'S PREVIEW

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Hey, does anyone remember the Shadow?  The  mysterious crime-fighter with psychic powers began his long-running career in the 1930's, as a pulp magazine character, and also as the subject of a memorable dramatic radio program (voiced for a time by Orson Welles).  The radio shows and the striking visual image of The Shadow have never really gone away, just faded into the...shadows.  The character certainly made an impression on Minneapolis/St Paul-area brothers Pat and Larry Hayes, who founded their band in 1969 and named it after The Shadow's alter-ego, Lamont Cranston.

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In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with The River Monks.

THE BEATLES-I'LL BE BACK/DIZZIE MISS LIZZIE/IT'S ALL TOO MUCH

GEORGE HARRISON-ISN'T IT A PITY

THE BEATLES-GET BACK/YOU KNOW MY NAME

JOHN LENNON-MY MUMMY'S DEAD

THE BEATLES-HER MAJESTY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 25

Jan 25, 2015

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-ALL BY MYSELF

MUD MORGANFIELD & KIM WILSON-I DON'T KNOW WHY

MARK HUMMEL-TONIGHT WITH A FOOL

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-C JAM (EXCERPT)

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-LOOK DOWN

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-WOUDA COUDA SHOUDA

BOB PACE & THE DANGEROUS BAND-TRYING TO TELL ME

BOB CORRITORE-SHUFF STUFF (EXCERPT)

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LUCKY AND TAMARA PETERSON-EXCLUSIVE IPR RECORDINGS-BLUESMORE CELEBRATION, CEDAR RAPIDS 8/3/13

Backtracks January 24

Jan 25, 2015

This is the monthly LIVE Listener Picks show. All the tunes were suggested by listeners.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE ALLMAN BROS. BAND-JESSICA

STEELY DAN-PEARL OF THE QUARTER

AVERAGE WHITE BAND-CUT THE CAKE

BUDDY HOLLY-NOT FADE AWAY

THE ROLLING STONES-NOT FADE AWAY

JACKIE DE SHANNON-WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM

THE ROLLING STONES-2120 S. MICHIGAN AVE.

PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND-MELLOW DOWN EASY

RICHIE VALENS-FRAMED

HUMBLE PIE-HALLELUJAH I LOVE HER SO

SMALL FACES-ALL OR NOTHING

Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper is the fifth full-length album Noah Lennox has released under his nom de plume Panda Bear.  Baltimore native Panda Bear is a co-founding member of Animal Collective, a band known for their musical creativity and experimentation.  The multi-instrumentalist has indicated that death and personal growth are lyrical themes of the new record.  The music has been aptly described as "swirling" and "as pure as a babbling brook." 

NPR Tiny Desk Concerts are intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host, Bob Boilen.  Boilen's desk is located at NPR headquarters in Washington, DC.  Past performers have included Lucinda Williams, Rubblebucket, St Paul and The Broken Bones, J. Mascis, Tweedy, Pixies, Neko Case and many more!  

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In this episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with The Nadas.

This week's Medley was suggested by listener Paul DuBay who listens to IPR via streamed audio in San Antonio TX, using the theme "YOU".

THE BEATLES-YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY/YOU CAN'T DO THAT/FOR YOU BLUE

JOHN LENNON-WHATEVER GETS YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT

GEORGE HARRISON-GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-TO YOU

THE BEATLES-YOU WON'T SEE ME/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

Blue Avenue January 18

Jan 18, 2015

On this week's trip down The Avenue, we'll hear music from all 5 nominees for The Blues Foundation's Rock Blues Album of the Year and all 5 nominees for the Koko Taylor Traditional Female Artist of the Year

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE NICK MOSS BAND-NO REASON

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD-I LOVE THE LIFE I LIVE

ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD-LET'S RIDE

JOHNNY WINTER-MY BABE

WALTER TROUT-HARD TIMES

DIUNNA GREELEAF-TRYIN' TO HOLD ON

E G KIGHT-DON'T GIVE UP

ALEXIS P. SUTER-HANG ON

RUTHIE FOSTER-LET ME KNOW

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Gravity Well is the new album from Rose's Pawn Shop.  The Los Angeles-based, five-piece group formed in 2006, and this is their third full-length album.  The sound of Rose's Pawn Shop can be categorized as Americana leaning toward the indie rock side.  In fact, the songs on Gravity Well have been described as rousing, fierce and anthemic; the music a "stomping interpretation of alt-country and Americana songcraft." 

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The Iowa band Beverly and the Accordion performed live in IPR'S Cedar Falls studios on January 13.  The six-piece group played songs from their new release The Porch Sessions, and more.  An appreciative hometown audience responded enthusiastically to Beverly and the Accordion's Americana-flavored music.  And yes, an accordion can be heard in the mix!    

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In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with Rebecca Rego.

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It's my birthday (Monday) Only SOME of these songs have something to do with my life! bd

THE BEATLES-BIRTHDAY/YER BLUES

JOHN LENNON-INSTANT KARMA

THE BEATLES-ACT NATURALLY/YESTERDAY

RINGO STARR-THE NO-NO SONG

THE BEATLES-A DAY IN THE LIFE

JOHN LENNON-(JUST LIKE) STARTING OVER

THE BEATLES-I WILL

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue January 11

Jan 11, 2015

On tonights trip down The Avenue, we'll hear music from ALL of the nominees for the Blues Foundation's Blues Music Awards for Contemporary Blues Album of the Year and Soul Blues Album of the Year.

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

JOE LOUIS WALKER-RAMBLIN' SOUL-HORNET'S NEST

ELVIN BISHOP-NO MORE DOGGIN'-CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT

KEB' MO-MOVE-BLUESAMERICANA

JAREKUS SINGLETON-I REFUSE TO LOSE-REFUSE TO LOSE

JANIVA MAGNESS-WITH LOVE-ORIGINAL

BOB CORRITORE-HARMONICA WATUSI (EXCERPT)

Philadelphia's DRGN KING (pronounced "Dragon King") began as a duo in 2009, with singer and frontman Dominic Angelella, and multi-instrumentalist and producer Ritz Reynolds.  The duo later expanded to a four-piece band.  After recording a few tracks and releasing a few EP's, the debut full-length album from DRGN KING was released in 2013.  Baltimore Crush is the follow-up, with songs inspired by Angelella's youth in Baltimore, and highlighting the band's bright indie-rock sound.  

Backtracks January 10

Jan 10, 2015

It's my (and Elvis') birthday and I'll play what I want to!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

ELVIS PRESLEY-PUPPET ON A STRING/WITCHCRAFT/TROUBLE

CHUBBY CHECKER-THE TWIST/THE SLOP/PONY TIME

WILSON PICKETT-EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE/FUNKY BROADWAY/LAND OF 1000 DANCES

KING CURTIS-SOUL TWIST (EXCERPT)

THE ROLLING STONES-AROUND & AROUND/IT'S ALL OVER NOW

THE YARDBIRDS-I'M A MAN/YOU'RE A BETTER MAN THAN I

THE ANIMALS-HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN/WE GOTTA GET OUT OF THIS PLACE

THE KINKS-A WELL RESPECTED MAN/SET ME FREE

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In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend" host Ben Kieffer talks with Brother Trucker.

Download the podcast to find out more about the band and their Iowa-inspired music.

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