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Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

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  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. 

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Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 8-29-15

Aug. 29, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Lots of tickets, Ruby Amanfu, Craig Finn an Al Green classic and more!

Song Artist Album
Jesus Just Left Chicago Shemekia Copeland Outskirts Of Love
Love Will Tear Us Apart Joy Division Substance
You Ought To Be With Me Al Green Call Me
Let It Carry You Jose Gonzalez Let It Carry You EP
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cultur The Bruised Reed The Bruised Reed EP2
The River Son Little Things I Forgot
Emily San Fermin Jackrabbit
Not You Steven A. Clark The Lonely Roller
The Pretender Jackson Browne The Pretender
Getting Ready To Get Down Josh Ritter Sermon On The Rocks
Just Call Me Gospel Machine Your Holy Ghost
Shake The Head & The Heart Let's Be Still
Song Artist Album
Jackie Wilson Said Van Morrison Saint Dominic's Preview
I Feel Love (Every Million Miles) The Dead Weather Dodge & Burn
Idiots The Bitter Angels The Bitter Angels
Baker Street Shawn Colvin Uncovered
Weight Of the World Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell The Traveling Kind
Gone JR JR JR JR
Out At Sea Ruby Amanfu Standing Still
Return To The Moon El Vy Return To The Moon
Something About Us Daft Punk Discovery
10:37 Beach House Depression Cherry
Hold On Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls
The Healing Gary Clark, Jr. The Story of Sonny Boy Slim
Wild Night Van Morrison Tupelo Honey
Song Artist Album
Your Easy Lovin' Ain't Pleasin' Nothin' Mayer Hawthorne A Strange Arrangement
No Time For Dreaming Charles Bradley No Time For Dreaming
Blame It On The Boogie The Jacksons Destiny
New Paul McCartney New
The Word The Beatles Rubber Soul
Song Of The Sun Los Lobos Gates Of Gold
Lover Come Back City & Colour If I Should Go Before You
I'm Not Alone Drew De Four Decade
One Piece At A Time Dan Bern Hoody
Lover Killer My Brightest Diamond This Is My Hand
St. Peter Upside Down Craig Finn Faith In The Future
Saint Dominic's Preview Van Morrison Saint Dominic's Preview

Rob Reinhat’s Essential Music: 8-22-15

Aug. 22, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

New Frank Turner and forthcoming Ben Folds (exclusive!)…

Song Artist Album
Brave Little Darling Dave Boutette The Piccolo Heart
Killing Time City & Colour If I Should Go Before You
Gone Gone Gone Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Raising Sand
Stubborn The Legal Matters The Legal Matters
Spit On A Stranger Pavement Quarantine The Past
Today Today Today James Taylor Before This World
Lifted Alysha Brilla In My Head
Sunset Laura Rain & The Caesars Electrified
Fools Wild Child Fools
So There Ben Folds + YMusic Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Daffodils Mark Ronson Uptown Special
Smells Like Teen Spirit Tori Amos Crucify
Dreams Beck single only
Song Artist Album
Get Better Frank Turner Positive Songs For Negative People
Lost My Gal From Memphis Rollie Tussing & The Midwest Territory Rollie Tussing & The Midwest Territory
In The Blood Drew De Four Decade
What You Don't Do Lianne La Havas Blood
Spirit In The Dark Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark
Nothing But The Radio Maia Sharp The Dash Between The Dates
Radio Steep Canyon Rangers Radio
Close Up Peaches RUB
The Bad In Each Other Feist Metals
Taper Jean Girl Kings Of Leon Aha Shake Heartbreak
Before The Tear Drops Vintage Trouble 1 Hopeful Rd.
All Across This Land Blitzen Trapper All Across This Land
Strangers Langhorne Slim & The Law The Spirit Moves
On Your Way Down Trombone Shorty Backatown
Song Artist Album
Girl Like You The Infatuations Monster
Don't Break The Needle J Roddy Walston & The Business J Roddy Walston & The Business
Fireball Deep Purple The Very Best Of Deep Purple
Better Things Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings I Learned The Hard Way
Supernova Ray Lamontagne Supernova
Glorious You Frank Turner Positive Songs For Negative People
The Ghost Of Beverly Drive Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi
Shadow On The Wall Ruby Amanfu Standing Still
Oh Delores Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
Not A Fan Ben Folds + YMusic Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Army Ben Folds Five The Unauthorized Biography Of Reinhold Messner

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 8-15-15

Aug. 15, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

2 cool birthdays, a Woodstock moment or 2, Father John Misty tix and more!

Song Artist Album
The Soundmaker Rodrigo y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive
Sugar Man Sonny Knight & The Lakers Do It Live
Smooth Sailing Leon Bridges Coming Home
Devil In Me Anderson East Delilah
Friday Morning Sunrise Angela Predhomme Will
The Weight The Band Woodstock Diary
Saturns Patterns Paul Weller Saturns Patterns
Once A Day Michael Franti single only
I've Got A Rock And Roll Heart Eric Clapton Money & Cigarettes
Athiests Don't Have No Songs Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers Rare Bird Alert
The Shade Metric Pagans In Vegas
You Haven't Done Nothing Thornetta Davis Sunday Morning Music
Them That Got Ray Charles Ray Charles Greatest
Song Artist Album
Turn Up The Radio Madonna MDNA
S.O.B. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Gimme All Your Love Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
Release The Stars Rufus Wainwright Release The Stars
Caught Up Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Secret Evil
Radio David Crosby Croz
Younger Seinabo Sey For Madeleine
Hoody Dan Bern Hoody
The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apartment Father John Misty I Love You Honeybear
Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart Chris Cornell Higher Truth
Wide Awake Audioslave Revelations
I'm Ready Twin Shadow Eclipse
Private Idaho B-52's Wild Planet
Song Artist Album
Copperline James Taylor (Live)
Dear Mr. Teddy Saun & Starr Look Closer
1,2,3,4 Alan Doyle So Let's Go
Narrow Streets Barenaked Ladies Silverball
Nobody Cares If You Don't Go To The Party Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
95 Miles Down The Road Nadir The Book Of Jonah
Runaway The Bird & The Bee Recreational Love
I'm A Full Grown Man Barrence Whitfield & The Savages Under the Savage Sky
Runnin' Kelis Food
So It Goes Nick Lowe The New Best Of Nick Lowe
Driving Me Wild Bryan Ferry Avonmore
Another Good Mistake Camila Ballario Another Good Mistake
Can You Blame Me Matt & Kim New Glow
Royals Lorde Pure Heroine
Guinnevere Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Woodstock Two

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 8-8-15

Aug. 8, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

The August Eastern Market broadcast, then tickets and lots of music!

Song Artist Album
Take Me To The River Al Green Explores Your Mind
Broken For Good Jill Barber Fool's Gold
Gold In The Summertime Matt Nathanson single only
Strike Your Light Vintage Trouble 1 Hopeful Rd.
Gone JR JR JR JR
Message Of Love The Pretenders II
Them Changes Thundercat The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam
Stay With Me Barnstar! Sit Down Get Up Get Out
Lover Killer My Brightest Diamond This Is My Hand
Kick Drum Heart Avett Brothers I And Love And You
Jigsaw Heart Elliott Brood Work And Love
Never Get Enough Lianne La Havas Blood
Song Artist Album
The Next Storm Frank Turner Positive Songs For Negative People
Indecision Steven Page Page One
Empty Heart Grace Potter single only
Get Up The Nightowls Fame Sessions
Dreams Beck single only
There's Isn't One Way Patty Griffin Servant Of Love
Does It Really Make A Difference Galactic Into The Deep
Satellites Bilal In Another Life
Restless New Order Music Complete
Long John Silver Richard Thompson Still
Johnny Appleseed Dar Williams Emerald
Mega Bottle Ride Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Global A Go Go
Song Artist Album
Jungleland Bruce Springsteen Born To Run
Make You Better The Decemberists What A Terrible World, What A Beautuful World
Bullets And Rocks Calexico Edge Of The Sun
Angel Dance Los Lobos The Neighborhood
Don't Think Twice Al;bert Hammond Jr. Momentary Masters
Pot Holes Ezra Furman Perpetual Motion People
Success Elvis Costello Almost Blue
Take Me To The Next Phase The Isley Brothers The Essential Isley Brothers
Rock Steady Aretha Franklin Queen Of Soul
What I Thought Chris Emmerson Chris Emmerson
Wildfire The Mynabirds Lovers Know
In Between Days The Cure The Head on the Door

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 8-1-15

Aug. 1, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Cool new music from Gary Clark Jr. and Patty Griffin, more Fair Lane Folk, and tickets, too!

Song Artist Album
Little Henrietta Frontier Ruckus Sitcom Afterlife
Wake Up Joss Stone Water For Your Soul
Is This Love Bob Marley & The Wailers Kaya
SuperHeavy Superheavy SuperHeavy
Born To Play Guitar Buddy Guy Born To Play Guitar
Fight For Your Mind Ben Harper Fight For Your Mind
Love Rollercoaster Ohio Players Honey
Don't Walk Away Los Lonely Boys Revelation
The Healing Gary Clark, Jr. The Story of Sonny Boy Slim
Knoc Knock Knock Spoon They Want My Soul
Livin' The Team The Prime Ministers Youngstown Milk Run
Moving To Brussels Bhi Bhiman Rythm & Reason
Song Artist Album
Serpentine Chris Bathgate A Cork Tale Wake
Quit You Andersen East Delilah
Keep Going The Revivalists Men Amongst Mountains
To Be Completely Honest Dawes All Your Favorite Bands
Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) The Gap Band Ultimate Collection
Little Light The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers Heavenly Fire
Hold Up For The Silver Lake Chorus The Silver Lake Chorus
Forbidden Nights Darlene Love Introducing Darlene Love
Tokyo Lianne La Havas Blood
Girl Like You The Infatuations Monster
Random Name Generator Wilco Star Wars
Lazaretto Jack White Lazaretto
Another Girl The Beatles Help!
Song Artist Album
Yellow Eyes Rayland Baxter Imaginary Man
Ashes To Ashes The Districts Amazon Acoustics
I Can't Explain David Bowie Pin Ups
Electric Feel MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Sugar Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds The Weather Below
Jackson Cannery Ben Folds Five Ben Folds Five
Holding On For Life Broken Bells After The Disco
All I Want Is To Be Your Girl Holly Miranda Holly Miranda
Twistin' And Groovin' Leon Bridges Coming Home
Hercules Boz Scaggs Slow Dancer
NPWA Billy Bragg & The Blokes England, Half English
Two Fingers Jake Bugg Jake Bugg
She's The One Bruce Springsteen Born To Run

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 7-25-15

July 25, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Fair Lane Folk Fest info, tickets, new City & Colour and more!

Song Artist Album
Rainbow's Run King Tuff Black Moon Spell
He Lays In The Reigns Calexico and Iron & Wine In The Reins
Living In A Love Song Angela Predhomme Will
Shine Leon Bridges Coming Home
Farah Fawcett Hair Capital Cities In a Tidal Wave of Mystery
Woman City & Colour If I Should Go Before You
The Grand Optimist City & Colour Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Prototype System 7 System 7
Happy Idiot TV On The Radio Seeds
These Walls Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly
Money Over Love Bilal In Another Life
Before The Bullets Fly Greg Allman Greg Allman Live
Song Artist Album
Fools Wild Child Fools
Missed The Boat Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over Lenny Kravitz Mama Said
Not The Loving Kind Buffy Sainte-Marie Power In The Blood
Body Was Made Ezra Furman Perpetual Motion People
Can You Get To That Funkadelic Maggot Brain
Oh What A World Rufus Wainwright Want One
Take A Picture Of This Don Henley Cass County
Oh, Atlanta Alison Krauss Now That I've Found You
Magnolia Joshua Davis Magnolia Belles
Mark Of Cain Rachel Davis Antebellum Queens
I'm Not Your Hero Tegan And Sara Heartthrob
Song Artist Album
Fool For love Lord Huron Strange Trails
All And Everyone Small Feet Fropm Far Enough Away...
Rock And Roll Doctor Little Feat Feats Don't Fail Me Now
What You Don't Do Lianne La Havas Blood
Black Cow Steely Dan Aja
Maggie I've Been Searching For Our Son Craig Finn Faith In The Future
Maggie's Farm Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home
Anti-Summersong The Decemberists What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World
Phone In A Pool Ben Folds So There
Deep Dark Truthful Mirror Elvis Costello Spike
Dirty Man Laura Rain & The Caesars Closer
Evening Gown Mick Jagger Wandering Spirit
If You Can't Rock Me The Rolling Stones It's Only Rock And Roll

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 7-18-15

July 18, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

New Thundercat, the (re)introduction of JR JR, Graham Nash tix and more!

Song Artist Album
Gone JR JR JR JR
Them Changes Thundercat The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam
Move On The Revivalists Men Amongst Mountains
Satellites Bilal Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Preacherman Melody Gardot Currency Of Man
You Got The Silver The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
Trouble Keith Richards Crosseyed Heart
No Trouble The Weepies Sirens
Take A Picture Of This Don Henley Cass County
Little Bit Strange Jeff Daniels Days Like These
Gunmetal Ben Daniels Band Ben Daniels Band EP
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Dolla Diva Galactic Into The Deep
All I Want Is To Be Your Girl Holly Miranda Holly Miranda
Song Artist Album
The Splendid World Frontier Ruckus Sitcom Afterlife
Mr. Rodriguez Rayland Baxter Imaginary Man
Abrasive Ratatat Magnifique
Bullets & Rocks Calexico Edge Of The Sun
Tumbling Dice Linda Ronstadt Simple Dreams
To The Top Twin Shadow Eclipse
Random Name Generator Wilco Star Wars
Thinkin Bout You Becca Stevens Band Perfect Animal
Young And Dumb The Bird & The Bee Recreational Love
Immigration Man Graham Nash/David Crosby Graham Nash David Crosby
Teach Your Children Crosby Stills Nash & Young Deja Vu
S.O.B. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Hot Shot Saun & Starr Look Closer
What God Wants, Part 1 Roger Waters Amused To Death
Song Artist Album
Dreams Beck single only
Rescue Me Amy Helm Didn't It Rain
Spell It Out Toro y Moi What For?
Patty Don't You Put Me Down Richard Thompson Still
When God Drinks Whiskey The Bitter Angels The Bitter Angels
Breakdown Jack Johnson In Between Dreams
Future People Alabama Shakes Sound And Color
Smooth Sailing Leon Bridges Coming Home
How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love... The Bruised Reed Doubles, Vol 2
Sowing The Seeds Of Love Tears For Fears The Seeds Of Love
The Shade Metric Pagans In Vegas
It's A Trap Nick Piunti Beyond The Static
I Fall In Love Too Easily Linda Ronstadt Humming To Myself

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 7-11-15

July 11, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Our July Eastern Market broadcast and more!

Song Artist Album
Gold Dust Woman Warren Haynes Ashes & Dust
Windows Are Rolled Down Amos Lee Live At Red Rocks
A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop Neil Young + Promise Of The Real The Monsanto Years
Keep Going The Revivalists Men Amongst Mountains
Top Yourself The Raconteurs Consolers Of The Lonely
Love Interruption Jack White Blunderbuss
Shadow On The Wall Ruby Amanfu Standing Still
Grace For Saints And Ramblers Iron & Wine Ghost On Ghost
No Place Left To Hide Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Secret Evil
Jimmy Choos Rickie Lee Jones The Other Side Of Desire
Gonna Make Time Saun & Starr Look Closer
Freeway Of Love Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who
Song Artist Album
Superhero Mackinac single only
Go The Chemical Brothers Born In The Echoes
Satellites Bilal In Another Life
Three More Days Ray Lamontagne Till The Sun Turns Black
Jenny The Bird And The Bee Recreational Love
Orphans Beck Modern Guilt
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry Beck Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Less Honkin' More Tonkin' The Deslondes The Deslondes
Let It Bleed The Rolling Stones Let it Bleed
The Next Storm Frank Turner Positive Songs For Negative People
Heat Lightning Amy Helm Didn't It Rain
Into The Deep Into The Deep Into The Deep
Song Artist Album
Most In The Summertime Rhett Miller The Traveler
The Singer Addresses His Audience The Decemberists What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World
Steal My Kisses Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Burn To Shine
Say You Love Me Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac
Outta My Mind The Arcs single only
Cut Down The Hangabouts The Illustrated Bird
Perfect World Allen Stone Radius
Monster The Infatuations Monster
Super Duper Love Laura Rain & The Caesars Closer
Soft Offering (For The Oft Suffering) Hey Rosetta! Second Sight
Brokedown Palace Grateful Dead American Beauty

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 7-4-15

July 4, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

A musical tour of America!!!

Song Artist Album
Detroit Michigan Andre Williams Bait & Switch
Detroit Made Bob Seger Ride Out
Atlantic City Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
Straight Outta Compton N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
New York, New York Ryan Adams Gold
Raining In Baltimore Counting Crows August And Everything After
Angel From Montgomery Bonnie Raitt Streetlights
Cuyahoga R.E.M. Life's Rich Pageant
East Of Gary Darrell Scott Theater Of The Unheard
What You Don't Do Lianne La Havas Blood
Portland The Replacements All For Nothing
Bobby In Phoenix Gorillaz The Fall
I Love L.A. Randy Newman Trouble In Paradise
Time Spent In Los Angeles Dawes Nothing Is Wrong
Song Artist Album
Milwaukee The Both The Both
Backatown Trombone Shorty Backatown
Motor City Serenade Stewart Francke The Best Of Stewart Francke
Sedona Houndmouth Little Neon Limelight
Talking Seattle Grunge Rock Blues Todd Snider & The Nervous Wrecks Songs For The Daily Planet
Nutbush City Limits Ike & Tina Turner Greatest Hits
That's How I Got To Memphis Whitey Ford & The 78s Sonic Ranch
Tennessee Mud Trigger Hippy Trigger Hippy
Jackson Johnny Cash The Essential Johnny Cash
Alabama Neil Young Harvest
By The Time I Get To Arizona Public Enemy Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black
Leaving Los Feliz Mark Ronson Uptown Special
KC Moan Rollie Tussing & The Midwest Territory Rollie Tussing & The Midwest Territory
Kansas City/Hey Hey Hey Hey The Beatles Beatles Foir Sale
Song Artist Album
(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 Nat King Cole The Extraordinary
Shaky Town Jacksone Browne Running On Empty
Empire State Of Mind Jay Z The Blueprint 3
Detroit Zombie Royal Blackbirds It Ain't Right
Mississippi Queen Mountain The Best Of Mountain
Louisiana Bayou Dave Matthews Band Stand Up
Panic In Detroit David Bowie Alladin Sane
Tulsa Time Eric Clapton Live In The Seventies
Tulsa Rufus Wainwright Release The Stars
Leaving Las Vegas Sheryl Crow Tuesday Night Music Club
Camarillo Brillo Frank Zappa Over-nite Sensation
Georgia Slop Los Lobos Concert Of Colors performance
One Nation Under A Groove Funkadelic One Nation Under A Groove

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 6-27-15

June 27, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

The All Canadian Music Show!!!

Song Artist Album
The Canadian Dream Sam Roberts Band We Were Born In A Flame
Back In Your Head Tegan & Sara The Con
1234 Feist The Reminder
1,2,3,4 Alan Doyle So Let's Go
Jane Barenaked Ladies Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Oh Delores Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
Getaway Car Ron Sexmith Carousel One
This Beat Goes On/Switchin' To Glide The Kings The Kings Are Here
Jigsaw Heart Elliott Brood Work And Love
Hurt Me Tomorrow K'naan God, Country or the Girl
This Is The Last Time Stars No One Is Lost
I'm Still Lovin' You Blackie & The Rodeo Kings Kings & Queens
September Fields Frazey Ford Indian Ocean
Up In Fox Island Stan Rogers For The Family
Song Artist Album
Closer To The Heart Rush A Farewell To Kings
I Must Have Someone Else's Blues Great Lake Swimmers A Forest Of Arms
The Truck Got Stuck Corb Lund Hair In My Eyes Like A Highland Steer
Rockin' In The Free World Neil Young Freedom
Brill Bruisers The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers
The Shade Metric Pagans In Vegas
Charms The Philosopher Kings The Philosopher Kings
Make Up Your Mind Tonight Hawksley Workman Old Cheetah
Stages Leonard Cohen Can't Forget
Old 45's Chromeo White Women
Lunatic Fringe Capitol As Far As Siam
For Free Joni Mitchell Ladies Of The Canyon
The Maker Daniel Lanois Acadie
Song Artist Album
I'm Like A Bird (live) Nelly Furtado Whoa, Nelly!
Ahead By A Century The Tragically Hip Trouble At The Henhouse
No Good Woman Elise LeGrow Elise LeGrow EP
Little Record Girl Bahamas Bahamas Is Afie
No One But You Doug Paisley Constant Companion
The Rest Of My Life Sloan Action Pact
Heavy Love Bobby Bazini Where I Belong
One Day I Walk Bruce Cockburn High Winds White Sky
Grey Gardens Rufus Wainwright Poses
Sunny Oscar Peterson Motions And Emotions
You Could Have Been A Lady April Wine On Record
Vegas Dave Monks All Signs Point To Yes
What I Wouldn't Do Serena Ryder Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
To Kingdom Come The Band Music From Big Pink

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