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Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)


Guest DJ Tom Jones Shares His Favorite Love Songs

February 9th, 2011

Episode 324 of 797 episodes

Make a list of the great crooners who sing love songs and Tom Jones is likely to be somewhere near the top. He was for us when we sought out a guest DJ to share songs of romance and heartache for Valentine's Day. In this edition of All Songs Considered, Tom Jones joins host Bob Boilen to talk about some of the songs Jones has loved most over the years, starting with the first he can remember singing to his grandmother as a child in Wales. Reconsider Me Artist: Johnny Adams Album: Johnny Adams' You Can Depend On Me He Stopped Loving Her Today Artist: George Jones Album: 16 Biggest Hits Love Letters Artist: Tom Jones Album: Red, White and Blues Soundtrack Great Balls of Fire Artist: Jerry Lee Lewis Album: Definitive Collection You're the First, the Last, My Everything Artist: Barry White Album: All-Time Greatest Hits If I Give My Soul Artist: Tom Jones Album: Praise & Blame

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