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After working hard 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, April 10, 2016

April 10, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann’s guest is Chicago Blues artist, Corey Dennison

Song Artist Album
You Never Need Nobody The Lone Bellow The Lone Bellow
Rest Assured Holly Bernt Dakota Winters
The Storm Patrick Watson Close to Paradise
Something's Got Me Lori Carson Everything I Touch Runs Wild
Doctor's In Son Little Son Little
I Didn't Mean It The Belle Brigade Breaking Dawn Soundtrack
Must I Paint You a Picture Billy Bragg Workers Playtime
I Need Never Get Old Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
Rock & Roll is Cold Matthew E White Fresh Blood
One Evening Feist Let It Die
When the World Gets Small Warren Haynes Live in the WDET Studios
Sugar Man Rodriguez Cold Fact
Baby Nil Lara Nil Lara
Song Artist Album
City Lights Corey Dennison Live in the WDET Studios
Room to Breathe Corey Dennison Live in the WDET Studios
Back It Up Caro Emerald Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor
Njoka Mokoomba Rising Tide
Addicted Caleb Gutierrez N/A
Come Alive Jonny P Right to You EP
Shame Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Edges
North Side Gal JD McPherson Signs & Signifiers
Hurtin' (On the Bottle) Margo Price Midwest Farmer's Daughter
Forty-five Dickie Dickie
Shine Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Call It What It Is
I Gotta Sang the Blues Thornetta Davis N/A
Song Artist Album
Cloudbusting Kate Bush Hounds of Love
Full Circle Half Moon Run Dark Eyes
NUMB OJR Nashville Demos
Could We Cat Power The Greatest
Capsized Andrew Bird Are You Serious
Call Me St. Paul & The Broken Bones Half the City
Labor of Love Fruition Labor of Love
Falling for You Border Patrol Toxic Thought Machine
Mona Lisa Atlas Sound Parallax
Chan Chan Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club
Between Two Fires Ben Watt Fever Dream
Morning Glory El Dee Endearment
Junebug Robert Francis Before Nightfall
Walk to the One You Love Twin Peaks Down in Heaven
Panic Temporary Monkeywalk More

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music playlist for Saturday, April 9, 2016

April 9, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann celebrates Al Green’s 70th birthday and pays tribute to the late Merle Haggard

Song Artist Album
Hold On, I'm Comin' Sam & Dave Hold On, I'm Comin'
I Can't Get Next to You Al Green Al Green Gets Next to You
Sittin' Here St Germain St Germain
The 8 Number The Snow Surfers The 8 Number
You Got Me Blaire Alise & the Bombshells EP-Single
Red Dust James Vincent McMurrow Post Tropical
Hurricane Waters Citizen Cope The Clarence Greenwood Recordings
Love and Happiness Al Green I'm Still in Love With You
I'm Still in Love with You Al Green I'm Still In Love with You
Circles Soul Coughing El Oso
Song Artist Album
Watch You Walk Away The Mallett Brothers Band The Mallett Brothers Band
Dear God Sarah McLachlan The Essential Sarah McLachlan
Life's What You Make It Talk Talk The Very Best Of
Let's Stay Together Al Green Let's Stay Together
The Lord Will Make a Way Al Green The Lord Will Make a Way
Best Kept Secret case/lang/veirs case/lang/veirs
Thirst City & Colour The Hurry and the Harm
Crying TV on the Radio Dear Science
Black & Blue Miike Snow Miike Snow
Song Artist Album
Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash The Essential Johnny Cash
Big City Merle Haggard Big City
Hey Bartender Katie Grace Best Bad Girl
Brace for Impact Sturgill Simpson A Sailor's Guide to Earth
Take Me to the River Al Green Explores Your Mind
Send a Message Amp Fiddler Bassmentality 3
Maxwell Maxwell Lake By the Ocean
When I Get There Ben Rector Into the Morning
Mama Tried Merle Haggard 40 Greatest Hits
Sing Me Back Home Merle Haggard 40 Greatest Hits
Love Is the Answer Aloe Blacc Lift Your Spirit
Sunshine Little Dragon Sunshine

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music playlist for Sunday, April 3, 2016

April 3, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann celebrates the birthdays of Billie Holiday, Hugh Masekela, Jill Scott, Paula Cole and Emmylou Harris

Song Artist Album
The Ghost Efterklang Piramida
Wicked Game James Vincent McMorrow We Don't Eat EP
Save Yourself Birdy Beautiful Lies
Money Can't Buy It Howard Religion
Blake's Rag The Whistle Stop Revue The Whistle Stop Revue EP
Thanks for You Emmylou Harris Cowgirl's Prayer
Stop Where You Are Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks in Whispers
Them There Eyes Billie Holiday Billie Holiday's Greatest Hits
You've Changed Billie Holiday & Studio Rio Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection
Let Me Down Easy Paolo Nutini Caustic Love
Medicine Man The Bamboos Medicine Man
Between Two Fires Ben Watts Fever Dream
Golden Jill Scott Beautifully Human - Words and Songs, Vol. 2
Cheers to the Fall Andra Day Cheers to the Fall
Check Me Out Little Denise It's Kind of a Funny Story
Song Artist Album
Grazing in the Grass Hugh Masekela Still Grazing
Ha Le Se Le Li Khanna Hugh Masekela Grazing in the Grass-The Best of
Soulville Aretha Franklin Jazz to Soul
Soulful Dress Sugar Pie DeSanto Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago's Finest
Anyhow Tedeschi Trucks Band Let Me Get By
Rooftop SHEL Just Crazy Enough
Rooftop SHEL Just Crazy Enough
Cool Out Matthew E. White Cool Out
Tip of My Tongue Kate Monaghan Fade EP
Whiskey Six Chris Buhalis Big Car Town
I'm Not the One Pete Yorn Arranging Time
Got My Mojo Working Muddy Waters The Anthology
Runaway Child, Running Wild The Temptations Cloud Nine
Use Me Bill Withers Still Bill
Feelin' Love Paula Cole This Fire
Song Artist Album
Lisztomania Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
You've Got Nothing to Lose Michael Kiwanuka You've Got Nothing to Lose
Thank You World World Party Goodbye Jumbo
To Keep & To Be Kept Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders Playmates
Killing Moon Echo & The Bunnymen Songs to Learn and Sing
Same to You Melody Gardot Currency of Man
Let Love Rule Lenny Kravitz Let Love Rule
Revelation Sunshine Cree Summer Street Faerie
We Are the Tide Blind Pilot We Are the Tide
Falling for You Border Patrol Toxic Thought Machine
Good News Amy Helm Didn't It Rain
Time China Global Soul
Gold Country Moke Hil Moke Hill

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music playlist for Saturday, April 2, 2016

April 2, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann gives away front row tickets to Iggy Pop’s Detroit performance at the Fox!

Song Artist Album
Inner City Blues Marvin Gaye What's Going On
What's Going On Marvin Gaye What's Going On
I'm Gonna Love You Melvin Davis and the United Sound N/A
Memphis in the Meantime John Hiatt Bring the Family
Crabbuckit k-os Putumayo Presents: A New Groove
Best Kept Secret case/lang/veirs case/lang/veirs
Capsized Andrew Bird Are You Serious
Headlights Jayme Orr N/A
Let Me (Love You Like I Can) Davin McCoy So Good, So Cruel
Work Your Way Out Ani DiFranco Like I Said: Songs 1990-1991
La Receta Kemo the Blaxican Simple Plan
Love you Gotta Lose Again Nicolas Jaar Ines
Numb OJR Nashville Demos
Song Artist Album
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough Michael Jackson Off the Wall
A Song for You Leon Russell Leon Russell
Gardenia Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression
Spectre Radiohead N/A
Fade Out Lines The Avener & Phoebe Killdeer Point Break
A New Beginning Fantastic Negrito Fantastic Negrito
New Beginning Tracy Chapman New Beginning
Breakdown The Ragbirds The Threshold & The Hearth
Amazing One Eskimo All Balloons
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit
Eden Ben Khan 1992 - EP
Song Artist Album
Got To Give It Up Marvin Gaye Greatest Hits
Never Enough Trixie Whitley Fourth Corner
Sunset Laura Rain & The Caesars Laura Rain & The Caesars
Brighter RUFUS DU SOL Bloom
Lust for Life Iggy Pop Lust for Life
Orange Blossoms JJ Grey & Mofro Orange Blossoms
This Land is Your Land Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings This Land Is Your Land
Something Beautiful Trombone Shorty Backatown
Shine On Blitzen Trapper VII
Pure Joy M. Ward A Wasteland Companion
You Are the Sunshine of My Life Jack White N/A
Fell In Love with a Boy Joss Stone The Soul Sessions

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music playlist for Sunday, March 27, 2016

March 27, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann interviews DSO principal bassist, Kevin Brown

Song Artist Album
Green Aphrodisiac Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks in Whispers
I Can't Give Everything Away David Bowie Blackstar
Rope & Summit Junip Fields
Good Time to Be Born The Ragbirds The Threshold & The Hearth
Labor of Love Fruition Labor of Love
Old Enough The Raconteurs Consolers of the Lonely
Cautionary Tale Dylan LeBlanc Cautionary Tale
Please Falls Into the Fire
Honey Honey The Milk Carton Kids Ash and Clay
32 Flavors Ani DiFranco Not A Pretty Girl
Song Artist Album
Ain't It a Sin Charles Bradley Changes
Ain't There Something That Money Can't Buy Nick Waterhouse Holly
Black Sun Death Cab for Cutie Kintsugi
I've Lost Control The Bruised Reed Pass Around the Easy Lie
Tune Down Chris Joss Sticks
Congo Bear Mountain XO
100 Yard Dash Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It
You're the Best Lover That I Ever Had Steve Earle & The Dukes Terraplane
Little Pieces Gomez A New Tide
Lost In My Mind The Head and the Heart The Head and the Heart
Cracked Open Arthur Lee Land Cracked Open
Sold My Soul Goldfish Perceptions of Pacha
Detroit Moke Hill Moke Hill
Warm Water Banks Goddess
My Time Minus the Bear Omni
Song Artist Album
Sister Ray Charles JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Want More
Walk to the One You Love Twin Peaks Down in Heaven
Hurtin' (On the Bottle) Margo Price Midwest Farmer's Daughter
Starfish and Coffee Prince Sign 'O the Times
Feel the Need In Me Detroit Emeralds It's Just Music
Yes We Can Can The Sachal Ensemble Song of Lahore
Shame Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Edges
Holy Roller The Defibulators Debt'll Get'em
Love is the Answer Aloe Blacc Lift Your Spirit
Shine Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Call It What It Is
Depreston Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit
Capsized Andrew Bird Are You Serious
Brace for Impact Sturgill Simpson A Sailor's Guide to Earth
I Gotta Sang the Blues Thornetta Davis Honest Woman

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music playlist for Saturday, March 26, 2016

March 26, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann celebrates Aretha Franklin and Eric Clapton’s Birthdays

Song Artist Album
Love Child Diana Ross and the Supremes Love Child
A New Beginning Fantastic Negrito Fantastic Negrito
Addicted Caleb Gutierrez N/A
Heartbreaker Crazy P When We On
Let It Be Aretha Franklin Soul Queen
What's On Your Mind The Greyhounds Accumulator
Crying TV On the Radio Dear Science
Brighter Rufus Du Sol Bloom
Layla Derek and the Dominos Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
Can't Let You Do It Eric Clapton I Still Do
Song Artist Album
Spirit in the Dark Aretha Franklin Live at the Fillmore West
Something About Us Daft Punk Discovery
Echo of the Whoos Calliope Musicals Time Owes You Nothing
(Baby) Hold On the JAMES HUNTER six Hold On!
Perfect World Allen Stone Radius
In the Heat of the Moment Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Chasing Yesterday
Shake It Off Ryan Adams 1989
Heaven Help Me El Dee Endearment
Best Light Elliot Moss Highspeeds
I Can't Give Everything Away David Bowie Blackstar
Stop Where You Are Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks Whispers
To the Max BigBang Edendale
Car on a Hill Joni Mitchell Court and Spark
Song Artist Album
Sweetest Smile and the Funkiest Style Aretha Franklin Rare & Unreleased
Give Me One Reason Tracy Chapman and Eric Clapton A Very Special Christmas
Strange Brew Cream Disraeli Gears
Kalan Nege Issa Bagayogo Putumayo Presents African Beat
Paris (Ooh La La) Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Northern Blues City and Colour If I Should Go Before You
Kick the Stones Chris Whitley Living with the Law
Panamericana Gotan Project Tango 3.0
No Arrows Sam Roberts Band Collider
Dark Sunglasses Chrissie Hynde Stockholm
The Gist The Corktown Popes The Body and the Blood
Send a Message Amp Fiddler Bassmentality 3

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music playlist for Sunday, March 20, 2016

March 21, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann looks back on R.E.M.’s album “Out of Time” released 25 years ago this month.

Song Artist Album
Icarus Elizaveta Messenger
I Won't Complain Benjamin Clementine I Dream, I Smile, I Walk, I Cry - EP
The Fall Rhye Woman
I Couldn't Explain Why Citizen Cope The Rainwater LP
High Horses The Swell Season Strict Joy
Belong R.E.M. Out of Time
Merry Go-Round Julian Velard The Planter
And Then You Went Away Brian Vander Ark Resurrection
Help Yourself Tindersticks The Waiting Room
Freaky Feedback Blues Benji Hughes Songs in the Key of Animals
Cause I'm Here The Greyhounds Live in the WDET Studios
Shiny Things Fanfarlo Rooms Filled with Light
Half a World Awa R.E.M. Out of Time
Song Artist Album
Tighten Up The Black Keys Brothers
Paddling Out Miike Snow Happy to You
Family Affair Sly & The Family Stone & Studio Rio Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection
Texarkana R.E.M. Out of Time
Gone Laith Al-Saadi Real.
Paris Nights/New York Mornings Corinne Bailey Rae The Sea
Been to the Moon Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks in Whispers
Drive Jonny P Right to You EP
No You Girls Franz Ferdinand Tonight
Shiny Happy People R.E.M. Out of Time
Me In Honey R.E.M. Out of Time
Windows Are Rolled Down Amos Lee Mission Bell
The Party Line Bell and Sebastian Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
Under the Gun Supreme Beings of Leisure Supreme Beings of Leisure
Song Artist Album
(Baby) Hold On the JAMES HUNTER six Hold On!
All Across This Land Blitzen Trapper All Across This Land
Black is the Color Rhiannon Giddens Tomorrow is My Turn
Echo of the Whoos Calliope Musicals Time Owes You Nothing
Smooth Sailin' Leon Bridges Coming Home
Funny Little Tragedy Gov't Mule (With Elvis Costello) Shout!
Blue Black Jack Mos Def The New Danger
Fool for Love Lord Huron Strange Trails
I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass Nick Lowe Basher - The Best of Nick Lowe
In the Beginning Daughn Gibson All Hell
Dreams Beck Dreams
95 Miles Down the Road Nadir featuring Mayaeni The Book of Jonah
Radio Song R.E.M. Out of Time
Losing My Religion R.E.M. Out of Time

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music playlist for Saturday, March 19, 2016

March 19, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann’s in-studio guest is Detroit Irish Rockers The Corktown Popes

Song Artist Album
In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett In the Midnight Hour
Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett The Wilson Pickett
Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky Allen Toussaint Sweet Touch of Love
Yes We Can Can The Sachal Ensemble (featuring Bilal) Song of Lahore
The Sound of Wonder The Sachal Ensemble song of Lahore
Right Place, Wrong Time Dr. John In the Right Place
Art Louque So Long
Hold On Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls
Breakdown The Ragbirds The Threshold & The Hearth
Gardenia Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression
Cool Out Matthew E White Cool Out
Your Are the Sunshine of My Life Jack White & The Electric Mayhem You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Until You Come Back to Me Aretha Franklin 30 Greatest Hits
Song Artist Album
Given Name The Corktown Popes Live in the WDET Studios
The Gist The Corktown Popes Live in the WDET Studios
Rite Of Spring The Legal Matters The Legal Matters
Spooky Dusty Springfield Love Songs
Spirit in the Night Bruce Springsteen Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ
Spring to Come John Butler Trio Flesh & Blood
Stay on the Ride Patty Griffin Children Running Through
Hurtin' (On the Bottle) Margo Price Midwest Farmer's Daughter
Find What You Are Looking For Flint Eastwood Small Victories
Last Goodbye Jeff Buckley Grace
The Trouble with Us Chet Faker and Marcus Marr Work
Song Artist Album
Cold Arrival Maneli Jamal Live in the WDET Studios
Zim Blues Maneli Jamal LIve in the WDET Studios
Love Crazy The Walkervilles Rebirth of the Cool
Pressure My Brightest Diamond This Is My Hand
Young Americans David Bowie Young Americans
Lightning Bolt Jake Bugg Jake Bugg
Keep Your Head Up Ben Howard Every Kingdom
Excellent Birds Laurie Anderson Mister Heartbreak
One Heart Leftover Cuties The Spark & The Fire
Float Pacific Air Stop Talking
Hot Shot Saun & Starr Look Closer

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, March 13, 2016

March 13, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann pays tribute to the late George Martin and celebrates Quincy Jones Birthday

Song Artist Album
Days Like This Van Morrison Days Like This
Speed of Light Chris Degnore Hook & Arrow #1
I Don't Know What I Can Save You Kings of Convenience Quiet is the New Loud
In Time The Black Keys Turn Blue
These Are Days 10,000 Maniacs Our Time in Eden
One Headlight The Wallflowers Bringing Down the Horse
Save Your Day Jose Gonzalez Veneer
Time Jungle Jungle
Once a Day Michael Franti & Spearhead Once a Day
So Light is Her Footfall Air Love 2
Save Me Aimee Mann Magnolia
First Time Jam Nation Way Down Below Buffalo Hell
365 Days ZZ Ward 'Til the Casket Drops
Lover of the Light Mumford & Sons Babel
Song Artist Album
Save It for Later The English Beat Special Beat Service
Time Machine Nick Piunti Nick Piunti
Days-a-Fading Billy Brand & The Sugarees The Time is Now
Light a Candle JJ Grey & Mofro The Time is Now
Save Me Aretha Franklin 30 Greatest Hits
Take Your Time Mackinac N/A
Beautiful Day U2 All That You Can't Leave Behind
No Light, No Light Florence + The Machine Ceremonials
Saving Grace Everlast Saving Grace
Long Time, Wrong Time Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings Give the People What They Want
Daylights Gone Motopony Welcome You
Save It All Mike Ellison FLYTANIUM
Jungle Love The Time Ice Cream Castle
Perfect Time of Day Howie Day Stop All The World Now
Best Light Elliot Moss Highspeeds
Song Artist Album
Saved Tinashe Saved
One More Time Joe Jackson Look Sharp!
Broad Daylight Gabriel Rios Ghostboy
Save You Kate Monaghan FADE
Hard Time Seinabo Sey Pretend
All Day Music War All Day Music
See a Little Light Bob Mould Workbook
You Saved Me Jeff Scott The Long Way Home
Time is Passing By The Monitors N/A
Rise Up Andra Day Cheers to the Fall
I Saw the Light Todd Rundgren Something/Anything
Saving Grace Tom Petty Highway Companion
Half Time Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Save Room John Legend Once Again
Old Times Good Times Stephen Stills Stephen Stills

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, March 12, 2016

March 12, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann pays tribute to George Martin and Quincy Jones

Song Artist Album
Soul Bossa Nova Quincy Jones and His Orchestra Big Band Bossa Nova
Moanin' Quincy Jones The ABC Mercury Jazz Band
I Can't Give Everything Away David Bowie Blackstar
Cheers to the Fall Andra Day Cheers to the Fall
Busy Earnin' Jungle Jungle
The Gist The Corktown Popes The Body and the Blood
Fly Me to the Moon Count Basie and Frank Sinatra It Might As Well Be Swing
Move Up Patty Griffin Downtown Church
Let Him Fly Patty Griffin Living with Ghosts
You Are the Sunshine of My Life Jack White You Are the Sunshine of My Life
Do Right Baby Do Right Jack White & The Electric Mayhem N/A
Please Please Me The Beatles Please Please Me
Song Artist Album
Twist and Shout The Beatles Please Please Me
Hard to Tell Old Crow Medicine Show O.C.M.S.
The Only One I Know The Charlatans Some Friendly
Atomic Numberr case/lang/veirs case/lang/veirs
Stolen Car Deconstruction Central Reservation
Lately Macy Gray The Sellout
Big Fun Inner City Big Fun
Taller Children Elizabeth and the Catapult Elizabeth and the Catapult
Yesterday The Beatles Help!
Brace for Impact Sturgill Simpson A Sailor's Guide to Earth
Goodness Sonny Cleveland Sonny Cleveland EP
I Gotta Sang the Blues Thornetta Davis Honest Woman
Song Artist Album
Summertime The Sundays Static and Silence
What Kind of Man Florence + The Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Whiskey Six Chris Buhalis Big Car Town
I Thank You Bonnie Raitt The Glow
Run Like the River Vintage Trouble 1 Hopeful Rd.
I Want Your Hands On Me Sinead O'Connor The Lion and the Cobra
Natural Blues Moby Play
Live and Let Die Paul & Linda McCartney Best of Bond
Soul on Wax Mr Day Music & City
In My Life The Beatles Rubber Soul

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