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Vinyl Side of Midnight Playlist 11/09/2008

This is the playlist for this week’s Vinyl Side of Midnight, which can be heard on 89.7 FM WLNZ in the Greater Lansing area, or you can tune in internationally on the web on – hosted by Mike Stratton, Sunday nights, 9pm – midnight, Eastern Standard Time


Freedom, Joy & Democracy

On this historic week, let’s celebrate with a trunk full of music that is fitting and appropriate.

Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered, from Hitsville U.S.A. on Motown
The Bar-Kays – Soul Finger, from Atlantic Rhythm & Blues on Atlantic
Shirley Scott – Takin’ Care Of Business, from Hammond Heroes on Prestige
The Impressions – People Get Ready, from The Anthology on MCA
Miles Davis – If I Were A Bell, from Relaxin’ on Prestige

Louis Armstrong – I’ve Got The World On A String, from Portrait Of The Artist As A Young        Man on Columbia
Duke Ellington – Black and Tan Fantasy, from The Centennial Edition on RCA Victor
Charlie Parker – Now’s The Time, from The Immortal Charlie Parker on Savoy

Kurt Elling – I Love The Sunrise, from Nightmoves on Concord
Martin Luther King, Jr. – I Have A Dream, from In Search Of Freedom
Charlie Haden/Hank Jones – We Shall Overcome, from Steal Away on Verve
Aretha Franklin – How I Got Over, from Queen of Soul on Atlantic/Rhino
The Staple Singers – I’ll Take You There, from Wattstax on Stax

Lee Morgan – Search For The New Land, title tune on Blue Note

Benny Goodman and company – Freedom Train, from Music of the Swing Years on  Capitol
Jimi Hendrix – Freedom, from The Essential Jimi Hendrix on Reprise
World Saxophone Quartet – Freedom, from Experience on Justin Time

Milt Jackson & John Coltrane – Stairway To The Stars, from Bags and Trane on Atlantic
Tyrone Brown – This Is My Country Too, from Suite For John A. Williams on Dream Box
Stanton Moore – I Shall Not Be Moved, from III, on Telarc

Otis Redding – A Change Is Gonna Come, from The Definitive Otis Redding on Rhino
Booker Little – We Speak, from Out Front on Candid
Charles Mingus – Freedom, from Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus, Mingus on Impulse

Terrence Blanchard – Wading Through, from A Tale Of God’s Will on Blue Note
Jaleel Shaw – Optimism, title track on Changu Records

Thelonious Monk – Reflections, from The Complete Blue Note on Blue Note
Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald & The Duke Ellington Orchestra – “A” Train, from Dizzy’s Diamonds on Verve

Kenny Garrett – Realization (Marching Towards The Light), from Beyond The Wall on Nonesuch
Kenny Barron/Regina Carter – Footprints, from Free Fall on Verve

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