Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

  • Saturday 2 p.m.–5 p.m.

No one knows more about popular music and the magic of radio than Rob Reinhart. “Good radio is now one of the only media that isn’t designed to simply reflect the taste of the user. It’s still a community that brings together lots of different people.” Rob’s version of Essential Music is a three-hour creative mix of old and new, rock and soul, folk and a bit of jazz, thematic elements, humor, exclusive/rare material, from local and national artists alike. It’s quite a feat which Rob pulls off seamlessly.



Get in touch with Rob at rreinhart@wdet.org.

  • Apr 12

    Rob Reinhart's Essential Music: 4-12-14 - Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

    This week on RREM... great new local music from The Social Bandits and Mackinac, and a bit of my recent conversation with David Crosby about his new album "Croz"! 2-5 pm on 101.9 WDET.



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Talk Memphis
    Jesse Winchester The Best Of Jesse Winchester
    Isn't That So
    Lyle Lovett Release Me
    Money On My Mind
    Sam Smith Sam Smith
    Saturday Night
    G Love & Special Sauce Sugar
    Broken Smile
    (CD release at The Loving Touch 4/18)
    The Paper Sound Trajectories
    Eyes On The Prize
    (6/28 at The Power Center, A2 Summer Festival)
    Mavis Staples We'll Never Turn Back
    Nobody's Fault But Mine
    (6/28 at The Power Center, A2 Summer Festival)
    The Robert Cray Band In My Soul
    I Never Wear White
    Suzanne Vega Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles
    Feather Tongue
    Lyla Foy Mirror The Sky
    Time I Have
    David Crosby Croz
    Conviction
    Meshell Ndgeocello Come, Come To Me
    Hot Tonight
    Tokyo Police Club Forcefield
    Wreck This Heart
    (New album in September?????????)
    Bob Seger The Promise

  • Apr 05

    Rob Reinhart's Essential Music: 4-5-14 - Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

    This week on RREM... the new additions to the Library Of Congress (Isaac Hayes, U2, Louis Jordan, Linda Ronstadt and many more), the new Jack White and much more... 2-5 pm on 101.9 WDET!



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    The Man
    Aloe Blacc Lift Your Spirit
    Right Action
    Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action
    Darts Of Pleasure
    Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
    In Your Shoes
    Sarah McLachlan Shine On
    Strong
    London Grammar If You Wait
    Fortunate Son
    (Added to Library of Congress for 2014)
    Creedence Clearwater Revival Willy & The Poor Boys
    Caldonia
    (Added to Library of Congress for 2014)
    Louis Jordan The Best Of Louis Jordan
    Don't Go Back To Rockville
    R.E.M. Reckoning
    High Ball Stepper
    (coming 6/10)
    Jack White Lazaretto
    The Gambler
    The Both The Both
    New York State Of Mind
    Leon Russell Life Journey
    Theme From Shaft
    (Added to Library of Congress for 2014)
    Isaac Hayes Shaft
    Cathy's Clown
    (Added to Library of Congress for 2014)
    The Everly Brothers All-Time Original Hits

  • Mar 29

    Rob Reinhart's Essential Music: 3-29-14 - Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

    This week on RREM... new music from Stewart Francke and a look at some great new music coming in April from The Black Keys, Lyla Foy and more... 2-5 pm on 101.9 WDET!



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Heart Of Fire
    Stewart Francke A Familiar Fire
    Call Me
    St. Paul & The Broken Bones Half The City
    Someday We'll Be Together
    (turned 70 this week!)
    Diana Ross & The Supremes Anthology
    Uncle ACE
    Cupid Deluxe Blood Orange
    Dark Sunglasses
    Chrissie Hynde Stockholm
    Morocco
    Moon Taxi Mountains Beaches
    Another Murder In New Orleans
    Bobby Rush with Blinddog Smokin' Decisions
    Heart Is A Drum
    Beck Morning Phase
    Hot Wax
    Beck Odelay
    Peace Sign
    WAR Peace Sign
    You Move Me
    Robert Cray In My Soul
    Grey Seal
    (Turned 67 on 3/25)
    Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    Harmony
    Zac Brown Band Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (2014)

  • Mar 22

    Rob Reinhart's Essential Music: 3-22-14 - Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

    A special all-covers edition of RREM!



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    The Weight
    Aretha Franklin The Definitive Soul Collection
    Signed, Sealed, Delivered
    Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Sweetheart 2014
    Such Great Heights
    Joy Kills Sorrow Wide Awake
    Angel From Montgomery
    Bonnie Raitt Streetlights
    Start A War
    Dom La Nena Golondrina
    Candle In The Wind
    Ed Sheeran Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    It Don't Come Easy
    Bettye LaVette Interpretations
    Free As A Bird
    The Bruised Reed single only
    Everybody's Talkin'
    Tracy Bonham This Is The Town, Vol. 1

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