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

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09Dog Was A Doughnut

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    Dog Was A Doughnut
    Album
    55
    Artist
    Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
    Label
    Traffic Entertainment Group
    Released
    1969

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01Who's Afraid of Detroit? (Octave One Remix)

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    Who's Afraid of Detroit? (Octave One Remix)
    Album
    Who's Afraid of Detroit? - 10th Anniversary Remixes
    Artist
    Claude Vonstroke
    Label
    Dirtybird
    Released
    2016

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03In The Wee Small Hours

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    In The Wee Small Hours
    Album
    Archaic Rapture
    Artist
    Mara Hruby
    Label
    Mara Hruby
    Released
    2014

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08White Flag

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    Song
    White Flag
    Album
    I'm Alone, No You're Not
    Artist
    Joseph
    Label
    ATO Records
    Released
    2016

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03House Of Mercy

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    House Of Mercy
    Album
    Undercurrent
    Artist
    Sarah Jarosz
    Label
    Sugar Hill Records
    Released
    2016

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09Plainland Song

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    Plainland Song
    Album
    Tõnu Kõrvits: Mirror
    Artist
    Tõnu Kõrvits
    Label
    ECM New Series
    Released
    2016

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08TNT (Feat. Chromeo)

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    TNT (Feat. Chromeo)
    Album
    3
    Artist
    Netsky
    Label
    Hospital Records
    Released
    2016

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46One Too Many Mornings

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    One Too Many Mornings
    Album
    Live: American Outlaws
    Artist
    The Highwaymen
    Label
    Sony Music
    Released
    2016

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Okkervil River R.I.P.

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01In Heaven

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    Song
    In Heaven
    Album
    Psychopomp
    Artist
    Japanese Breakfast
    Label
    Yellow K
    Released
    2016

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08Three Kids No Husband

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    Three Kids No Husband
    Album
    Big Day In A Small Town
    Artist
    Brandy Clark
    Label
    Warner Bros.
    Released
    2016

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01Ancient Jules

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    Ancient Jules
    Album
    Eyes On The Lines
    Artist
    Steve Gunn
    Label
    Matador
    Released
    2016

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03Frau im Mond, Sterne Laufen

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    Frau im Mond, Sterne Laufen
    Album
    The Triad
    Artist
    Pantha Du Prince
    Label
    Rough Trade
    Released
    2016

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05Friends Share Lovers

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    Friends Share Lovers
    Album
    Friends Share Lovers
    Artist
    And the Kids
    Label
    Signature
    Released
    2016

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