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'Revival' Episode 6

Revival with Michael Atchison, your weekly alternative history of music, airs Sundays from 10 a.m. to noon. This week’s show bounces all over the musical map. The first hour features a track from R.E.M.’s full-length debut “Murmur,” plus songs by that album’s producers, and the second hour begins with a pair of selections from the Great American Songbook. We’ll also play tracks from Roxy Music, Harry Nilsson, Madonna and many more, including an alternate version of a well-known song by Nick Lowe.

Hour 1

Curtis Mayfield, “Freddie’s Dead”

Matthew Sweet, “Sick of Myself”

The Soft Boys, “Queen of Eyes”

Katrina & The Waves, “Red Wine and Whisky”

Nina Simone, “To Love Somebody”                     

R.E.M., “Sitting Still”                                                    

Let’s Active, “Last Chance Town”                          

Don Dixon, “Praying Mantis”                                   

Roxy Music, “The Thrill of It All”                             

Neil Young, “Revolution Blues”                                                                              

Nick Drake, “Hazey Jane II”                                                                                      

Richard & Linda Thompson, “I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight”   

Harry Nilsson, “One”                                                                                  

Nick Lowe, “Cruel to Be Kind” (original verson)                                                               

Aretha Franklin, “Since You’ve Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby)”

Hour 2

John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman, “They Say It’s Wonderful”   

Ella Fitzgerald, “Manhattan”                                                                    

General Public, “Tenderness”                                

Fine Young Cannibals,” Suspicious Minds”        

Joe Simon, “Drowning In the Sea of Love”        

A Tribe Called Quest, “Can I Kick It?”                   

Serge Gainsbourg, “Requiem Pour Un Con”     

The Waterboys, “All The Things She Gave Me”  

Madonna, “What It Feels Like For A Girl”           

Gary Numan, “Metal”                                

Garbage, “Vow”                                           

Lindsey Buckingham, “Trouble”             

Walter Egan, “Magnet and Steel”         

Nick Gilder, “Hot Child In the City”

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