Ann Delisi


Host, Ann Delisi Essential Music

Ann has been an influential part of Detroit media for more than 20 years. From radio to television to voiceovers, Ann Delisi is a familiar voice to metro Detroiters. A Wayne State grad and former WDET staffer (1983-1995), Ann now hosts a show on WDET that is a fun, contemporary and thoroughly hand-picked approach to music that moves Detroit. Ann will guide us through the “essential music,” both new and familiar, that’s shaping our culture and feature music made in Detroit every hour. Ann’s show also brings you live performances, interviews and special features.   Follow @anndelisimusic

Recent Posts

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, March 15, 2015

March 15, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

The Elvis Presley song Jack White bought for $300,000. Birthdays include Sly Stone, Patty Griffin and Quincy Jones

Song Artist Album
O Mother Son Little O Mother
Move Up Patty Griffin Downtown Church
Change Patty Griffin Flaming Red
That's When Your Heartaches Begin Elvis Presley Sunrise
In California Jeff Scott The Long Way Home
Until Now Holly Miranda Holly MIranda
Directions Ane Brun N/A
Stolen Car Beth Orton Central Reservation
No One Would Ever Know Little Jackie Made4tv
Red Dust James Vincent McMurrow Post Tropical
Falling from the Sky Calexico Edge of the Sun
Endlessly Guster Evermotion
Click, Click, Click, Click Bishop Allen The Broken String
Driving Me Wild Bryan Ferry Avonmore
Looking at the Sun Matthew Sweet Girlfriend
Song Artist Album
Family Affair Sly & The Family Stone & Studio Rio Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection
Hot Fun in the Summertime Sly & The Family Stone Higher!
Huarache Lights Hot Chip Why Make Sense?
Let Me Down Easy Paolo Nutini Caustic Love
Lay It On Me Briar Rabbit Lay It On Me
Black is the Color Rhiannon Giddens Tomorrow is My Turn
Inside Yourself Nino Moschella The Fix
Scared Delta Rae After It All
Soubour Songhoy Blues Music in Exile
Valerie Mark Ronson (featuring Amy Winehouse) Version
Moanin' Quincy Jones The ABC, Mercury Jazz Big Band Sessions
Rock & Roll is Cold Matthew E. White Fresh Blood
I'm So Free Lou Reed Transformer
Spring to Come John Butler Trio Brotherhood
Song Artist Album
You've Got to Lose The Holmes Brothers Brotherhood
Blue Groove Eileen Ivers Wild Blue
Seinn O! Mouth Music Mouth Music
This is Wrong The Bruised Reed The Bruised Reed
Fool for Love Lord Huron Strange Trails
In My Teeth The Rosebuds Sand + Silence
Cherry Ball Blues Ry Cooder The UFO Has Landed
I Must Have Someone Else's Blues Great Lakes Swimmers A Forest of Arms
Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
Trip Vacationer Gone
Ain't No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell United
Saved Tinashe Saved
Pedestrian at Best Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Frederick Patti Smith Group Wave
You're a Sweet Sweet Man Aretha Franklin Aretha Now

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, March 14, 2015

March 14, 2015 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Song Artist Album
Fisherman's Blues The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues
Got To Give It Up Marvin Gaye Live at the London Palladium
Some Piece of Mind Van Morrison featuring Bobby Womack Duets: Re-Working the Catalogue
Believe Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind
Help Somebody Maxwell BLACKsummer's Night
Back of My Hand Gemma Hayes Night On My Side
Everytime You Go The Devlins Drift
Flashlight Funkadelic Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome
In the Heat of the Moment Luka Bloom Riverside
Song Artist Album
Fingertips, Pt. 2 Stevie Wonder The Complete Motown Singles
Stare Into the Sun Graffiti6 Colours
Should Have Known Better Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell
I Am Stretched on Your Grave Sinead O'Connor I Do Not Want WhatI Haven't Got
Take Your Time Mackinac N/A
Back in the World David Gray Mutineers
Street Corner Preacher Amos Lee Last Days at the Lodge
Given Name The Corktown Popes Live in the WDET Studios
Thumbelina Pretenders Learning to Crawl
Dark Sunglasses Chrissie Hynde Stockholm
Play the Devil Out of That Thing Doop & The Inside Outlaws Everett Belcher
I Recognized Her Outrageous Cherry Universal Malcontents
Song Artist Album
My Last Mistake Dan Auerbach Keep It Hid
Lay Me Down The Frames For the Birds
Made My Mind Up Mikal Cronin MCIII
In the Sun She & Him Volume II
Damn Right I've Got the Blues Buddy Guy Damn Right I've Got the Blues
You've Changed Sia We Are Born
The Wolves Ben Howard Every Kingdom
Budpest George Ezra Wanted on a Voyage
Scroll Call Cody Chesnutt Landing on a Hundred
Heaven Help Me El Dee Endearment
Hard Time Seinabo Sey For Madeline
Gotta Serve Somebody Bob Dylan Slow Train Coming
Fake Plastic Trees Radiohead The Bends