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12/08/2021 09:57 AM
DJ: John Richards

Covering the Bob Marley classic, happy birthday to Toots! Born on this day in 1942, Toots, (real name Frederick Nathaniel "Toots" Hibbert, O.J.), Jamaican singer and songwriter, known as the leader for the reggae and ska band Toots & the Maytals. Toots died on Sept 11, 2020. http://www.tootsandthemaytals.org/
12/08/2021 09:53 AM
DJ: John Richards

John Lennon, English singer, songwriter, musician and peace activist, was shot and killed on this day in 1980.
12/08/2021 09:50 AM
DJ: John Richards
Tomorrow Never Knows
by The Beatles
(226 plays) | (3 fans)

Forty-one years ago, on 8 December 1980, John Lennon was shot dead as he returned to his home. The English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Beatles, Plastic Ono Band, The Quarrymen, and The Dirty Mac, who was born on October 9, 1940, was only 40 years old.
12/08/2021 09:46 AM
DJ: John Richards
Halo
by Loop
(14 plays) | (0 fans)

Loop’s fourth album, Sonancy, will be their first album in 32 years. https://soundheads.org/
12/08/2021 09:42 AM
DJ: John Richards
Y Control
by Yeah Yeah Yeahs
(236 plays) | (3 fans)

Happy birthday Nick Zinner! The American guitarist (Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Head Wound City) was born on this day in 1974.
12/08/2021 09:36 AM
DJ: John Richards
She's a Rainbow
by The Rolling Stones
(16 plays) | (0 fans)

Released on this day in 1967, "Their Satanic Majesties Request" is the 6th British and 8th American studio album by the English rock band the Rolling Stones. The album's title is a play on the "Her Britannic Majesty requests and requires..." text that appears inside a British passport.
12/08/2021 09:31 AM
DJ: John Richards
Home
by Edward Sharpe & The Magneti...
(119 plays) | (0 fans)

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros performed live in the KEXP studio in 2012: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Qvi9gjRwKk
12/08/2021 09:26 AM
DJ: John Richards
Black Cab
by Jens Lekman
(31 plays) | (0 fans)

http://www.jenslekman.com/
12/08/2021 09:22 AM
DJ: John Richards
Colors
by Black Pumas
(131 plays) | (0 fans)

KEXP would like to send you and a friend to see Black Pumas at the Paramount on Friday 12/10. Text PUMA to 206-903-KEXP (5397) for your chance to win.
12/08/2021 09:20 AM
DJ: John Richards
Wail Bait (AKA Wait Bail)
by Makaya Mccraven
(4 plays) | (0 fans)

Playing the Neptune Theatre on Mon, FEB 21, 2022 - https://www.makayamccraven.com/
12/08/2021 09:17 AM
DJ: John Richards

A Soulful Christmas is the 22nd studio album and second Christmas album by American musician James Brown.
12/08/2021 09:15 AM
DJ: John Richards

The late, great Sharon Jones covering Stevie Wonder! Here's Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings performing live at KEXP's New Home Grand Opening in 2016: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5eVHCQ4ogQ&t=27s
12/08/2021 09:11 AM
DJ: John Richards
Love Will Tear Us Apart
by Hot 8 Brass Band
(13 plays) | (0 fans)

Here is Hot 8 Brass Band covering "Love Will Tear Us Apart" live in the KEXP studio in 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s0bx7nVS1s
12/08/2021 09:08 AM
DJ: John Richards
Love Will Tear Us Apart
by Joy Division
(33 plays) | (0 fans)

Good mix this morning! Know what would go well in it? "Love Will Tear Us Apart", that's what. I'm thinking Hot 8 Brass Band but Joy Division works too. Stay safe!! Russ
12/08/2021 09:01 AM
DJ: John Richards
Sinnerman
by Goose
(10 plays) | (0 fans)

Goose contributed a cover of Nina Simone’s “Sinnerman” to Secretly Canadian’s charitable series of 25th anniversary singles. All net proceeds from the track will go towards New Hope For Families, an organization aiding homeless families in the label’s hometown of Bloomington, Indiana. - https://bit.ly/31xxvDS
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