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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03Angels In The Sunshine Hotel

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01Original Mix

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    Original Mix
    Album
    Not Above That
    Artist
    Dawn Richard
    Label
    Local Action
    Released
    2016

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02The Bird & The Rifle

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    The Bird & The Rifle
    Album
    The Bird & The Rifle
    Artist
    Lori McKenna
    Released
    2016

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Whole Food

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03Surrender Under Protest

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    Surrender Under Protest
    Album
    American Band
    Artist
    Drive-By Truckers
    Label
    ATO Records
    Released
    2016

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01That's How I Got to Memphis

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    That's How I Got to Memphis
    Album
    Introducing Karl Blau
    Artist
    Karl Blau
    Label
    Bella Union
    Released
    2016

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Songs We Love: The 312, 'Touch Your Body (Moodymann Remix)'

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01Bear Named Otis

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    Bear Named Otis
    Album
    2007-2011
    Artist
    PS Eliot
    Label
    Don Giovanni
    Released
    2016

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01No Money No Honey

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    No Money No Honey
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    Everybody Has A Plan Until They Get Punched In The Mouth
    Artist
    Charlie Hunter
    Label
    Ground Up
    Released
    2016

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08I Wanna Love You

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    I Wanna Love You
    Album
    Apache
    Artist
    Aaron Neville
    Label
    Tell It Records
    Released
    2016

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01ThunderLove

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    ThunderLove
    Album
    ThunderLove
    Artist
    IGBO
    Released
    1969

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02Tiny

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    Tiny
    Album
    Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not
    Artist
    Dinosaur Jr.
    Label
    Jagjaguwar
    Released
    2016

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"When these songs started bubbling to the surface, I tried to ignore them — but they were on loop," says John Paul White. "Little by little they wore me down." Allister Ann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Martyr

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01Jusfayu (Feat. No Wyld)

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    Jusfayu (Feat. No Wyld)
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    Jusfayu (feat. No Wyld)
    Artist
    Kamau
    Label
    Atlantic
    Released
    2016

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