Songs We Love Handpicked by NPR Music staff and public radio hosts.
Songs We Love

Songs We Love

Handpicked by NPR Music staff and public radio hosts

The Bill Evans Trio (Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette and Bill Evans) in 1968. Giuseppe Pino/Courtesy of Resonance Records hide caption

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21You're Gonna Hear From Me [Alternate Take] [Alternate Take]

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    Song
    You're Gonna Hear From Me [Alternate Take] [Alternate Take]
    Album
    Some Other Time: The Lost Session From the Black Forest
    Artist
    Bill Evans
    Label
    Resonance
    Released
    2016

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18Fascinating Rhythm

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    Song
    Fascinating Rhythm
    Album
    Live at Rosy's
    Artist
    Sarah Vaughan
    Label
    Resonance
    Released
    2016

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03Compass Point

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    Song
    Compass Point
    Album
    Crime Cutz
    Artist
    Holy Ghost!
    Label
    PIAS
    Released
    2016

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02Heroin

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    Song
    Heroin
    Album
    27
    Artist
    Kwesi Foraes
    Released
    2016

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04Kiss The Screen

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    Song
    Kiss The Screen
    Album
    Liquid Cool
    Artist
    Nite Jewel
    Label
    Gloriette Records
    Released
    2016

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05Mess Around

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    Song
    Mess Around
    Album
    Live in Chicago
    Artist
    Professor Longhair
    Label
    Orleans Records
    Released
    2016

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Move Me

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08Gap Yr Boiz

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01Indigo

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    Song
    Indigo
    Album
    Indigo
    Artist
    Camille Safiya
    Label
    LMNT Music
    Released
    2016

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10Holding Roses

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    Song
    Holding Roses
    Album
    Down in Heaven
    Artist
    Twin Peaks
    Label
    Relativity Entertainment
    Released
    2016

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01House Of Love

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01Floating Rhododendron

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01Maximum Bum Ride

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    Song
    Maximum Bum Ride
    Album
    Beaches and Canyons 1992-96
    Artist
    The Summer Hits
    Label
    X-Mas
    Released
    1997

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