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After working hard work all week, Ann Delisi’s Essential Music (ADEM) is your weekend destination for fun. Ann serves up a thoroughly hand-picked combination of great contemporary music and the classics you need to hear. ADEM features music made in Detroit, along with live in-studio performances, interviews and special features.

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Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, June 7, 2015

June 7, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann talks with Tod Mackover about collecting the sounds of Detroit to compose Symphony In D

Song Artist Album
Los Angeles Phosphorescent Here's to Taking It Easy
Cover Me Up Jason Isbell Southeastern
Dollars and Sense Doop The Corridor
Gone Tomorrow Lambchop Mr. M
Think You Can Wait The National Think You Can Wait
Two Ryan Adams Easy Tiger
Wrong Everything But the Girl Walking Wounded
Windows Are Rolled Down Amos Lee Windows Are Rolled Down
Blood Makes Noise Suzanne Vega 99.9F
Song Artist Album
Heartbreaker Crazy P When We On
Here I Am Baby The Marvelettes The Marvelettes: The Definitive Collection
Shatter You Through Daughn Gibson Carnation
The High Side Sonny Landreth Bound By the Blues
Universe-Sized Arms Chris Stamey Euphoria
Well, Well, Well Duffy Endlessly
Love Crazy The Walkervilles Rebirth of the Cool
True Affection Father John Misty I Love You Honeybear
Tonight's Today Jack Penate Everything is New
All I Want Is To Be Your Girl Holly Miranda Holly Miranda
Tangible Intangible Fly Golden Eagle Quartz
Lisa Sawyer Leon Bridges Lisa Sawyer
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think And Sometimes I Just Sit
The Beep The Infatuations The Beep
Cause I'm a Man Tame Impala Currents
Song Artist Album
Boo Hoo Hoo No Sinner Boo Hoo Hoo
No Arrows Sam Roberts Band Collider
Doing It Wrong Moke Hill Time Stops Moving
Memory Kills The New Tarot The New Tarot
Happy in the Sorrow Key Indigo Girls One Lost Day
Stuck on You Joss Stone Wate
When I'm With You London Souls Here Come the Girls
Some Days I'm Golden All Night Josh Rouse Embers of Time
Fuller Brush Man James McMurtry Where'd You Hide the Body
It Gonna Come Melody Gardot Currency of Man
Cuts You Up Peter Murphy Deep
Downtown Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
Skinny Blues Jeremy Loops Skinny Blues
Dragon's Song Blitzen Trapper Destroyer of the Void
Moving to Brussels Bhi Bhiman Rhythm & Reason

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, June 6, 2015

June 6, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann talks with Randy Newman about his friend and DSO Music Director, Leonard Slatkin. Detroit band, Mackinac performs

Song Artist Album
It's Not Unusual Tom Jones Along Came Jones
Thunderball Tom Jones Reloaded
What Kind of Man Florence + The Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Female Doctor Miniature Tigers Mia Pharaoh
You Belong Kate Monaghan Possibilities
Scroll Call Cody ChesnuTT Landing on a Hundred
Head Over Heels JD McPherson Let the Good Times Roll
Babylon David Gray White Ladder
Sixteen Saltines Jack White Blunderbuss
Soundtracks & Come Backs Goldfish Perceptions of Pachla
Looking Too Closely Fink Hard Believer
Eyes of the World Grateful Dead Wake of the Flood
Song Artist Album
Brandy You're a Fine Girl Looking Glass One Hit Wonders
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Michael Jackson Off the Wall
Dark Sunglasses Chrissie Hynde Stockholm
No Place Left to Hide Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Secret Evil
Steppin' Into Destiny Mike Ellison FLYTANIUM
Children Valley Hush Live in the WDET Studios
Can't Keep Checking My Phone Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love
Shake & Tremble Django Django Born Under Saturn
Never Enough Trixie Whitley Fourth Corner
Achin' to Be The Replacements Don't Tell a Soul
Wouldn't It Be Nice Beach Boys Pet Sounds
Riptide Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away
Song Artist Album
Animal Mackinac Live in the WDET Studios
Please Come Back Mackinac Live in the WDET Studios
Same to You Melody Gardot Currency of Man (The Artist's Cut)
How We Be Sinkane Mean Love
In Time The Black Keys Turn Blue
God's Song Etta James Etta James
Alexander's Ragtime Band Ray Charles The Genius of Ray Charles
Sail Away Randy Newman Sail Away
Help Yourself
Help Yourself Tom Jones Greatest Love Songs

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann Delisi’s In-studio guest is Detroit band Valley Hush, she also talks with Jazz Trumpet Legend, Terence Blanchard

Song Artist Album
Amsterdam Daughter If You Leave
Hearts Patrick Watson Love Songs For Robots
Shine (What's Left of Me) The Hiders Totem
Depreston Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
How We Be Sinkane Mean Love
All I Want Is To Be Your Girl Holly Miranda All I Want Is To Be Your Girl
Relator Peter Yorn & Scarlett Johansson Break Up
In the Sun She & Him Volume 2
Tangible Intangible Fly Golden Eagle Quartz
Right Place, Wrong Time Dr. John The Essentials: Dr. John
Dear Mom Terrence Blanchard A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina)
Song Artist Album
On Your Radio Joe Jackson I'm the Man
Signature Move Matthew E. White Outer Face
You Belong Kate Monaghan You Belong
Beatnik Walking Richard Thompson Still
Just Another Day Oingo Boingo Dead Man's Party
Pressure My Brightest Diamond This Is My Hand
Full Circle Half Moon Run Dark Eyes
Shake & Rattle Django Django Born Under Saturn
Daniella John Butler Trio Grand National
I Wish You Well Bill Withers The Essential Bill Withers
Head Over Heals JD McPherson Let The Good Times Roll
Song Artist Album
March of the Wizards Woolfy & Projections The Return of Love
Walking in the Rain Grace Jones 20th Century Masters- The Millennium Collection: The Best of Grace Jones
The Hunter Gets Captured By the Game Grace Jones Warm Leatherette
Danger Heartbreak Dead Ahead The Marvelettes The Marvelettes: Greatest Hits
Montreal Mackinac Montreal
Black Sea Valley Hush Live in the WDET Studios
Bedrooms Valley Hush Live in the WDET Studios
Children Valley Hush Live in the WDET Studios
Can't Keep Checking My Phone Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love
Downtown Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
This Love Is Here To Stay Thomas Dybdahl What's Left Is Forever
Skinny Blues Jeremy Loops Skinny Blues

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, May 30, 2015

May 30, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Celebrating Pete Townshend’s 70th Birthday

Song Artist Album
Daddy Could Swear, I Declare Gladys Knight and the Pips Neither One of Us
Song Artist Album
Daddy Could Swear I Declare Gladys Knight & The Pips Neither One of Us
Song Artist Album
Daddy Could Swear, I Declare Gladys Knight and the Pips Neither One of Us
Zoot Suit/I'm the Face The High Numbers N/A
Rainbow Robert Plant lullaby…and the ceaseless roar
Same to You Melody Gardot Currency of Man
Wish I Had Answered Mavis Staples Your Good Fortune
Sunshine Mike Doughty The Flip is Another Honey
Song Artist Album
Guantanamo Pete Townshend Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend
My Generation The Who My Generation
I Learned the Hard Way Sharon Jones & The Dap King I Learned the Hard Way
Made Up Mind Tedeschi Trucks Band Made Up Mind
Slit Skirts Pete Townshend All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
Hard Time Seinabo Sey For Madelaine
Higher and Higher Galactic featuring JJ Grey Higher and Higher
God Only Knows The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
Magic Bus The Who Live at Leeds

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Van Morrison talks about his “Duets” album, Detroit’s Blackman/Arnold perform,Kevin Pachla talks New Fortune Fest II

Song Artist Album
Lisa Sawyer Leon Bridges Lisa Sawyer
Riptide Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away
Love You Gotta Lose Again Nicolas Jaar Inès
Ramona Night Beds Country Sleep
Get it Together Green Meadows Promo
Give Any Love Old Empire Cox Masters
Morning Sun Dave Bixby Ode to Quetzalcoatl
Killing For Love José González In Our Nature Remixes
Two Dots Lusine A Certain Distance
This Love Starved Heart of Mine Marvin Gaye Lost & Found: Love Starved Heart
The Bomb Bitter:Sweet Drama
Can't Keep Checking My Phone Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love
Song Artist Album
Some Piece of Mind Van Morrison/Bobby Womack Duets
Lord If I Ever Needed Someone Van Morrison/Mavis Staples Duets
Fire In the Belly Van Morrison/Steve Winwood Duets
Real Real Gone Van Morrison/Michael Buble Duets
Higher Than the World Van Morrison/George Benson Duets
Irish Heartbeat Van Morrison/Mark Kopfler Duets
These Are the Days Van Morrison/Natalie Cole Duets
Whatever Happened to P.J. Proby Van Morrison/P.J. Proby Duets
Get On with the Show Van Morrison/Georgie Fame Duets
How Can a Poor Boy Van Morrison/Taj Mahal Duets

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, May 23, 2015

May 23, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann Delisi’s Stream of Consciousness Theme Show

Song Artist Album
Windows Are Rolled Down Amos Lee Mission Bell
Standing By Your Side Lee Fields Emma Jean
Billie Jean Michael Jackson Number Ones
Ode to Billie Joe Bobbie Gentry Ode to Billie Joe
Stop Joe Henry Scar
Stop Thinking Lindsay Mac Stop Thinking
Libertango Yo-Yo Ma The Soul of the Tango
California Dreamin' The Mamas & The Papas The Mamas & The Papas Greatest Hits
Papa Was A Rollin' Stone Was (Not Was) Are You Okay?
Thing Called Love Bonnie Raitt The Best of Bonnie Raitt
Alone in the Dark John Hiatt Bring the Family
Dark Star POLIÇA Give You the Ghost
Baby I'm a Star Prince Purple Rain
Song Artist Album
Prince Johnny St. Vincent St. Vincent
If I Had a Boat James Vincent McMorrow Early in the Morning
Missed the Boat Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Black (feat. Norah Jones) Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi Rome
Life is Better Norah Jones & Q-Tip Featuring Norah Jones
Music Sounds Better Stardust Music Sounds Better
Sounds of a Dirty City Silent Violent Sounds of a Dirty City
Silent Machine Cat Power Sun
Power of Love Deee-Lite Power of Love
Heaven Help Me El Dee Endearment
Heaven or Las Vegas Cocteau Twins Stars and Topsoil - A Collection (1982-1990)
Sunday Driver The Limp Twins Hôtel Costes, Vol. 7 - Mixed by Stéphane Pompougnac
Sunday Drive The Come Ons Sympathetic Sounds of Detroit
Please Come Back Mackinac Please Come Back
Please Love Me B.B. King The Best of B.B. King, Vol. 1
Song Artist Album
Stranger To My Happiness Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want
Rehab Amy Whinehouse Back to Black
Holdin On To Black Metal My Morning Jacket Circuital
Stop Stop The Black Keys El Camino
El Camino Elizabeth Cook Welder
What's Happening Elizabeth Shepherd The Signal
I Got Rhythm Art Tatum Art Tatum's Finest Hour
Moving To Brussels Bhi Bhiman Rhythm & Reason
Finally Moving Pretty Lights Taking Up Your Precious Time
Lights Out Santigold Santigold
Golden Boys Res How Do I
Hold On Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls
Bellybone Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise
Belly Button Window Jimi Hendrix The Cry Of Love
Windows Are Rolled Down (live) Amos Lee Live At Red Rocks

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

In-studio performance with Holly Miranda and a special broadcast with My Morning Jacket at noon.

Song Artist Album
State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.) Jim James Regions of Light and Sound of God
You Belong Kate Monaghan You Belong
Tangible Intangible Fly Golden Eagle Quartz
See See See See Ani DiFranco Allergic to Water
All I Want is To Be Your Girl Holly Miranda Live in the WDET Studios
Heavy Heart Holly Miranda Live in the WDET Studios
Big Wheel Cass McCombs Big Wheel and Others
Shatter You Through Daughn Gibson Carnation
Shut Your Mouth Astrid Williamson Here Come The Vikings
'Cause I'm a Man Tame Impala Currents
Song Artist Album
Windows Are Rolled Down (live) Amos Lee Live at Red Rocks (with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra)
Coming Home Leon Bridges Coming Home
Black Soap Ex Cops Daggers
Teeth White The Staves If I Was
Love Interruption Jack White Blunderbuss
Beatnik Walking Richard Thompson Still
The Ghosts of Beverly Drive Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi
Heart Is a Drum Beck Morning Phase
Memory Kills The New Tarot The New Tarot (EP)
Riptide Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away
Black Is The Color Rhiannon Giddens Tomorrow Is My Turn
Wolf Mumford and Sons Wilder Mind
Harvest Moon Poolside Pacific Standard Time
Daylights Gone Motopony Welcome You
Caught Up Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Demons

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, May 16, 2015

May 16, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Broadcasting from Eastern Market, celebrating Stevie Wonder’s 65th birthday and Tribute to B. B. King

Song Artist Album
Strange Overtones David Byrne and Brian Eno Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing Stevie Wonder Innervisions
What's Going On Marvin Gaye What's Going On
You Haven't Done Nothing Stevie Wonder Fulfillingness' First Finale
Can't Keep Checking My Phone Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit
The Party Line Belle and Sebastian Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
Electricity Seth Glier If I Could Change One Thing
Take Your Time Mackinac Mackinac
Song Artist Album
Uptight Stevie Wonder vs The Clash N/A
Good Love Jenny O. Automechanic
Time Jungle Jungle
I Wish Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life
Black Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi Rome
Don't Answer the Door B.B. King Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: B.B. King
Hard Swing Travelin' Man Brenda Boykin Chocolate & Chili
Big Decisions My Morning Jacket The Waterfall
The Other Way Round Gabin Feat. China Moses Mr. Freedom
Until You Come Back To Me Aretha Franklin 30 Greatest Hits
Head Over Heals JD McPherson Let the Good Times Roll
Song Artist Album
Higher Ground Stevie Wonder Innervisions
Surrender Michael Ellison feat. Jessica Hernandez Flytanium
Electric Feel MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Ground on Down Ben Harper Fight For Your Mind
I've Got a Woman Ray Charles The Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years
Heart Of Steal Galactic feat. Irma Thomas Ya-Ka-May
Superstition Stevie Wonder Talking Book
Super Duper Love Joss Stone The Soul Sessions
Paddling Out Miike Snow Happy To You
Shake & Tremble Django Django Born Under Saturn
The Thrill is Gone B.B. King The Complete Collection

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, May 10, 2015

May 10, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Celebrating Mother’s Day with Lenny Kravitz, Jimi Hendrix, Maya Angelou and others talking about their Moms

Song Artist Album
Love Song for My Mom Moby Animal Rights
Mother and Child Reunion Paul Simon Paul Simon
This Woman's Work Kate Bush The Sensual World
White Ladder David Gray White Ladder
Island Ben Taylor Famous Among the Barns
Tell Yer Mama Norah Jones The Fall
Cello Song The Books Feat. Jose Gonzalez Dark Was the Night
Easy Leah Lavigne Peripeteia
Thank You for Hearing Me Sinead O'Connor Universal Mother
Beatnik Waiting Richard Thompson Still
Directions Ane Brun N/A
O Mother Son Little N/A
Rock & Roll is Cold Matthew E. White Fresh Blood
Song Artist Album
Julia The Beatles The White Album
Mother John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
Tell Mama Etta James The Essential Etta James
What I Thought Chris Emmerson Chris Emmerson
Castles Made of Sand Jimi Hendrix Experience Axis: Bold as Love
Same to You Melody Gardot Currency of Man
Head Over Heels JD McPherson Let the Good Times Roll
Depreston Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Forget Her Jeff Buckley Grace Legacy
Should Have Known Better Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell
Take Your Time mackinac mackinac
Lisa Sawyer Leon Bridges N/A
Song Artist Album
Thinking of You Lenny Kravitz 5
Gotta Serve Someboy Pops Staples Don't Lose This
The Driving Song Donny Brown Hess Street EP
Thank You Mom Good Charlotte Good Charlotte
Teeth White The Staves If I Was
Riptide Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away
Life Spins Michael Bermudez Love & Let Downs
Move By Yourself Donavon Frankenreiter Move By Yourself
Moving to Brussels Bhi Bhiman Rhythm & Reason
Burn Card The Barr Brothers Alta Falls

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