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All Songs Considered

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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.)

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Summer Music Memories

July 5th, 2011

Episode 349 of 793 episodes

On this week's episode of All Songs Considered, Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share the songs that made their summers in Queens and Kansas, respectively — and listeners chime in with their own memories. Included are American classics from Bob Dylan and Neil Young, some virtuosic noodling from Funkadelic and Rush, and the inevitable, all-time jam that is Violent Femmes' "Blister in the Sun." Like a Rolling Stone Artist: Bob Dylan Album: Highway 61 Revisited Maggot Brain Artist: Funkadelic Album: Maggot Brain Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Artist: Neil Young with Crazy Horse Album: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere Tom Sawyer Artist: Rush Album: Exit...Stage Left Blister in the Sun Artist: Violent Femmes Album: Violent Femmes The Wind Artist: Cat Stevens Album: Teaser and the Firecat Island in the Sun Artist: Weezer Album: Weezer (Green Album)

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