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Another week has begun... Gonna make this short and sweet....
"Summer's Kiss" by The Afghan Whigs
First up... The Afghan Whigs with a song from their 1996 album Black Love...
"Too Many Bridges to Cross Over" by Jesse and Noah
From the EP Brethren. Jesse and Noah Bellamy with (if I am not mistaken in my hasty research) a cover of a song written by Dallas Frazier which Merle Haggard included on his classic album Mama Tried.
"Love Letters" by Tiffany Huggins Grant
Jonquil Child, the album from which this song is taken, is due out tomorrow (July 7). I seriously and sincerely recommend that you get this album when you can. I've been listening for a while, and I love it. Tiffany Huggins Grant is an absolutely amazing vocalist.
"Kid" by KATO (ft. Joanie Payne)
Kato is a rapper/hip-hop artist from L.A. This is from an EP called Summer in Space Beach.
"Barbarism Begins at Home" by The Smiths
Nearly seven minutes of The Smiths from Meat is Murder.
"Rainbow Sign" by The Buckstankle Boys
From an album called The New Young Fogies Vol. 1. The Buckstankle Boys are a Bluegrass/Old Time band from Mt. Airy, North Carolina.
"The Things I Regret" by Brandi Carlile
Brandi Carlile with a song from her most recent album, The Firewatcher's Daughter.
"Live for Now" by Daphne Willis
Daphne Willis was one of the brightest lights at the Safety Harbor Songfest, I attended earlier this year. She is from Nashville by way of Chicago. This uplifting song was the lead track from her 2008 album Matter of Time.