All Songs Considered



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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


Songs That Make You Feel Good

August 17th, 2011

Episode 355 of 768 episodes

After winter must come spring. Last month, All Songs Considered asked for stories about the songs that make you cry — and received about 8,000 responses, some of them deeply personal. It seemed only fitting, then, to explore the other side of the issue. On this week's show, Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, and ASC listeners share the songs that elevate their mood, inspiring them to whistle, dance in public, and move on from hardship and heartbreak. Rocks Off Artist: Rolling Stones Album: Exile On Main Street Young Folks Artist: Peter Bjorn and John Album: Writer's Block Dog Days Are Over Artist: Florence and the Machine Album: Lungs In the Aeroplane Over the Sea Artist: Neutral Milk Hotel Album: In the Aeroplane Over the Sea The Swimming Song Artist: Loudon Wainwright III Album: Attempted Mustache Feeling Good Artist: Nina Simone Album: I Put a Spell on You I Wanna Be Sedated Artist: Ramones Album: Road to Ruin

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