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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 Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb. 20, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann celebrates Smokey Robinson’s birthday and talks about Spike Lee’s documentary about Michael Jackson

Song Artist Album
Folding Chair Regina Spektor Far
Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye Midnight Love
I Remember The Greyhounds Accumulator
Killing for Love Jose Gonzalez In Our Nature Remixes
Brother Down Sam Roberts We Were Born in a Flame
Golden Boys RES How I Do
Bellybone Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise
Shop Around Smokey & The Miracles Hi, We're the Miracles
Tears of a Clown Smokey & The Miracles Make It Happen
Going to a Go-Go Smokey Robinson & The MIracles Going to a Go Go
Amsterdam Daughter If You Leave
Song Artist Album
Sweet Thing Mick Jagger Wandering Spirit
Head Over Heels JD McPherson Let The Good Times Roll
My Favorite Book Stars In Our Bedroom After the War
Peace Los Lobos Kiko
Anyhow Tedeschi Trucks Band Let Me Get By
Blues for Harry Bosch Grace Kelly Trying to Figure It Out
I'll Be Around Carolyn Striho Secrets in Space
Baby Come Back Now Mica Paris Born Again
Sweet Dreams Are Made of This Eurythmics Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
Missionary Man Eurythmics Revenge
This Space Woolfy vs. Projections The Astral Projections of Starlight
Lost Weekend Pete Yorn Arranging Time
Song Artist Album
Stranger to My Happiness Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Give the People What They Want
A Feather's Not a Bed Rosanne Cash The River & The Thread
Up There Down There Patti Smith Dream of LIfe
Woke Up This Morning Alabama 3 Woke Up This Morning EP
Complicated Shadows Elvis Costello Secret, Profane and Sugarcane
Sirenes Bazbaz La Chose
Love Letter Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes Baby Caught the Bus
How Do You Sleep The Sights Most of What Follows Is True
Got To Give It Up Marvin Gaye #1's Marvin Gaye
Get Up, Get Down, Get Funky, Get Loose Teddy Pendergrass The Essential Teddy Pendergrass
Shake Your Body Down to the Ground The Jacksons Destiny
Don't Stop Til You Get Enough Michael Jackson Off the Wall

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, February 14, 2016

Feb. 14, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann plays love songs and Maya Angelou talks about love.

Song Artist Album
Is Your Love Big Enough? Lianne LaHavas Is Your Love Big Enough
Gravitate to Me The The Mind Bomb
Feelin' Love Paula Cole This Fire
Love is the Answer Aloe Blacc Life Your Spirit
Closing Time Leonard Cohen Closing Time
Angels The Xx Coexist
Fairground Luck JP, Chrissie & The Fairground Boys Fidelity!
Forward to Love Ziggy Marley Wild and Free
In My Dreams Eels Hombre Lobo
When My Baby's Beside Me Big Star #1 Record
Take Off Your Cool Norah Jones and Outkast Featuring Norah Jones
The Fall Rhye Woman
Song Artist Album
Harvest Moon Harvest Moon Harvest Moon
I Wanna Be Your Lover Corinne Bailey Rae The Love EP
The Best is Yet to Come Frank Sinatra and The Count Basie Orchestra It Might As Well Be Swing
Wild is the Wind David Bowie Station to Station
A New Life Jim James Regions of Light and Sound of God
Ice Cream Sarah McLachlan Fumbling Towards Ecstasy
The Sweetest Taboo Sade Promise
Sail Away David Gray White Ladder
Nobody Kate Earl Kate Earl
Forever Mine Andra Day Cheers to the Fall
Make You Feel My Love Adele 19
Money Can't Buy It Annie Lennox Diva

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, February 13, 2016

Feb. 13, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann interviews owner and Executive Chef of Mabel Gray, James Rigato

Song Artist Album
Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel SO
Song Artist Album
Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel SO
Just for Show The Blueflowers Watercolor Ghost Town
Perfect World Allen Stone Radius
Mercy Duffy Rockferry
Nutbush City Limits Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do With It
Gooey Glass Animals ZABA
Dreams Beck Dreams
Bang Band to the Rock 'n' Roll Gabin Mr. Freedom
Blue Black Jack Mos Def The New Danger
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit
Toes Son Little Son Little
Spectre Radiohead N/A
Song Artist Album
Mabel Gray Brown Bird The Devil Dancing
St. James Infirmary Bobby "Blue" Bland First Class Blues
Caroline Concrete Blonde Bloodletting
I Can't Go For That Hall & Oates Private Eyes
What Kind of Man Florence + The Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Ship to Wreck Florence + The Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Feelin' Good Nina Simone Compact Jazz: Nina Simone
Sea Lion Woman Nina Simone The Best of Nina Simone
Don't Wanna Fight Alabama Shakes Sound & Color
Song Artist Album
Ex's & Oh's Elle King Love Stuff
Calvary Chris Bathgate Old Factory EP
Valerie Mark Ronson featuring Amy Winehouse Version
I'm Hip Now Jamie Register & The Glendales Work It Out
Smooth Sailin' Leon Bridges Coming Home
Green and Gold Lianne LaHavas Blood
The Ghosts of Beverly Drive Death Cab for Cutie Kintsugi
Compound Fracture My Morning Jacket The Waterfall
The Numbers Game Thievery Corporation featuring Chuck Brown Radio Retaliation
I Remember The Greyhounds Accumulator
Goodness Sonny Cleveland Sonny Cleveland EP
Falling Slowly Glen Hansard/Marketa Irglova Once Soundtrack
Na Na Nothing Mike Doughty Yes and Also Yes

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, February 7, 2016

Feb. 7, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann interviews Motown Legend Barrett Strong

Song Artist Album
Help Yourself Tindersticks The Waiting Room
Calvary Chris Bathgate Old Factory EP
Birds at the Fairy Fulling Nessa Nessa
You're the Best Lover That I Ever Had Steve Earle & The Dukes Terraplane
The High Road Broken Bells Broken Bells
Line of Fire Junip Junip
Blue Moon Beck Morning Phase
Big Wheel Cass McCombs Big Wheel and Others
Gasoline and Matches Buddy & Julie Miller Written in Chalk
Sun City Creeps Woods City Sun Eater In the River of Light
I Remember Greyhounds Accumulator
This Love, This Life Area Man Area Man
We're Going to Be Friends The White Stripes White Blood Cells
Money (That's What I Want) Barrett Strong 20th Century Masters
Song Artist Album
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye In the Groove
Papa Was a Rolling Stone The Temptations All Directions
Song Artist Album
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) The Temptations Sky's the Limit
Runaway Child, Running Wild The Temptations Cloud Nine
Billy Joe Paula Cole Raven
Ode to Billy Joe Sinead O'Connor Help
Roving Gambler Billie Joe + Norah Foreverly
Middle of the Road Pretenders Learning to Crawl
No Love Like Yours Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes PersonA
Circles Soul Coughing El Oso
Hey No Pressure Ray LaMontagne Ouroboros
I'm a Midnight Mover Bobby Womack The Best of Bobby Womack
Perfect World Allen Stone Radius Deluxe
Stay on the Ride Patty Griffin Children Running Through
Smokestack Lightning Howlin' Wolf The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection
Repeat After Me The Three Sounds Soul Symphony

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, February 6, 2016

Feb. 6, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann pays tribute to the late Earth Wind & Fire founder, Maurice White

Song Artist Album
Lively Up Yourself Bob Marley & The Wailers Babylon By Bus
I Gotta Sang the Blues Thornetta Davis Honest Woman
Can't Keep Checking My Phone Unknown Mortal Orchestra Multi-Love
Sienn O! Mouth Music Mouth Music
Mystery Boxed In Boxed In
La La Time The Salty Peppers N/A
Rescue Me Fontella Bass Chess Soul: A Decade of Chicago's Finest
Summertime Billy Stewart One More Time: The Chess Years
Mighty Mighty Earth Wind & Fire Open Our Eyes
Sun Goddess Ramsey Lewis and Earth Wind & Fire Sun Goddess
Song Artist Album
Living for the City Ramsey Lewis and Earth Wind & Fire Sun Goddess
Ridin' Amp Fiddler Ridin'/Faith
When I Get There Ben Rector Into the Morning
I Can't Give Everything Away David Bowie Blackstar
What Kind of Man Florence + The Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Shining Star Earth Wind & Fire That's The Way of the World
Sing a Song Earth, Wind & Fire Gratitude
Can't Hide Love Earth Wind & Fire Gratitude
More Than This Roxy Music Avalon
Kiss & Tell Bryan Ferry Bete Noire
Never Say Never Basement Jaxx Junto
Song Artist Album
Papa Was a Rolling Stone The Temptations Psychedelic Soul
Best of My Love The Emotions Rejoice
Got To Get You Into My Life Earth Wind & Fire Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band
Designer Drug Mayer Hawthorne How Do You Do
Ain't That Peculiar Marvin Gaye Moods of Marvin
I Need Somebody Smokey Robinson and the Miracles Lost and Found: Along Came Love
One Hair Mitch Ryder The Promise
Mas Kinky Kinky
Let's Groove Earth Wind & Fire Raise!
Boogie Wonderland Earth Wind & Fire I Am

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, January 31, 2016

Jan. 31, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann’s guest is DSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin

Song Artist Album
You Lit My Fire Ane Brun When I'm Free
Aretha The Codgers MASHR's Elegies
Aretha, Sing One for Me Cat Power Jukebox
You Never Need Nobody The Lone Bellow The Lone Bellow
Freedom and Its Owner Kings of Convenience Declaration of Dependence
Lazarus David Bowie Blackstar
Sittin' Here St Germain St Germain
St. Joseph's The Avett Brothers The Second Gleam
High Horses The Swell Season Strict Joy
Song Artist Album
I Can Only Give You Everything Nick Waterhouse Time's All Gone
Train in Vain Annie Lennox Medusa
Lost in the Supermarket The Clash London Calling
Don't You Give Up on Me Lissie My Wild West
Everybody Here Wants You Jeff Buckley Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk
Hey No Pressure Ray LaMontagne Ouroboros
California Soul Marlena Shaw The Spice of Life
Goodness Sonny Cleveland Sonny Cleveland EP
HIstory's Door Husky Forever So
Find What You Are Looking For Flint Eastwood Little Victories
Icarus The Staves Mexico-Single
Pepepez Los de Abajo Los de Abajo
City Swan Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Try, The Harder I Try, The More I Love You
Cosmic Love Mayer Hawthorne Man About Town
Song Artist Album
It's Your Thing The Isley Brothers The Essential Isley Brothers
When I Get There Ben Rector Into the Morning
Missed You Again The Prime Ministers Missed You Again
Finish Line Fanfarlo Reservoir
Fortress Pinback Summer in Abaddon
Ode to Thinking Bobby Long Ode to Thinking
Heart of Steel Galactic YA-KA-MAY
Tutu Miles Davis Tutu
Get It Together Green Meadows Blank Artists
Gardenia Iggy Pop Post Pop Depression
Start! The Jam Sound Affects
Spectre Radiohead N/A
Bitter Sweet Symphony The Verve Urban Hymns

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, January 30, 2016

Jan. 30, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann interviews Dan Austin about The Motor City Soul Club

Song Artist Album
Righteously Lucinda Williams World Without Tears
What's on Your Mind The Greyhounds Accumulator
Soul Navigator The Greyhounds Accumulator
Same to You Melody Gardot Currency of Man
Scroll Call Cody Chesnutt Landing on a Hundred
Gone JR JR JR JR
Sand + Silence The Rosebuds Sand + Silence
Anyhow Tedeschi Trucks Band Let Me Get By
Love You Gotta Lose Again Nicolas Jaar Ines
Pa' Bailar (Siempre Quiero Mas) Bajofondo Tango Club Mar Dulce
Send a Message Amp Fiddler Bassmentality3
Walking in the Rain Grace Jones Island Life
Song Artist Album
Le Receta Kemo the Blaxican Simple Plan
Got to Find a Way Otis Clay N/A
She's About a Mover Otis Clay N/A
Baby Jane Otis Clay N/A
Nobody But You, Babe Clarence Reid N/A
Till I Get My Share Clarence Reid N/A
Masterpiece Clarence Reid N/A
Blowfly's Rap Blowfly N/A
When The World Gets Small Gov't Mule Shout!
The Trouble with Us Chet Faker and Marcus Marr Work
Confession M Ward More Rain
Song Artist Album
Mistakes Andra Day Cheers to the Fall
Female Doctor Miniature Tigers Mia Pharaoh
Next to You The Police Outlandos D'Amour
Steam Peter Gabriel Us
Smiling Faces Sometimes The Undisputed Truth The Best of the Undisputed Truth
What's Happening Elizabeth Shepherd The Signal
Let Me Down Easy Paolo Nutini Caustic Love
I Can't Give You U Smoove & Turrell Antique Soul
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cultur The Bruised Reed N/A
Who Made You Ryan Dillaha Awful Blue EP
Second Song TV on the Radio Nine Types of Light
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Smokey Robinson and the Miracles N/A
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Gladys Knight and the Pips Greatest Hits
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye In the Groove

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Sunday, January 24, 2016

Jan. 24, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann features new releases from Loretta Lynn, Pete Yorn, Trixie Whitley and The Heavy

Song Artist Album
Let It Be Just for Fun Korey Dane Youngblood
Baby Let Me Take You In My Arms The Detroit Emeralds Greatest Hits
Gypsy in Me Bonnie Raitt Dig in Deep
Sideways Citizen Cope The Clarence Greenwood Recordings
See See See See Ani DiFranco Allergic to Water
Iko Iko Dr. John The Essentials: Dr. John
Freaky Feedback Blues Benji Hughes Songs in the Key of Animals
Money Can't Buy It Annie Lennox Diva
Babylon Crashing Silent Violet The Harder Way Out EP
Sunday Driver Limp Twins Hotel Costes, Vol. 7
Chan Chan Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club
Everything It Takes Loretta Lynn Full Circle
Blake's Rag The Whistle Stop Revue The Whistle Stop Revue's EP
Song Artist Album
(Baby) Hold On The James Hunter Six Hold On!
Toes Son Little Son Little
Love and Anger Kate Bush The Sensual World
House of Cards Radiohead In Rainbows
Black is the Color Rhiannon Giddens Tomorrow In My Turn
Lost Weekend Pete Yorn Arranging Time
No One Would Ever Know Little Jackie Made4tv
Slow Train Bob Dylan Slow Train Coming
Sort of Revolution Fink Sort of Revolution
Break This Time Alejandro Escovedo The Boxing Mirror
Soft Spoken Words Trixie Whitley Porta Bohemica
Never Enough Trixie Whitley Fourth Corner
This is the Last Song Alex Dezen Alex Dezen
Song Artist Album
What Kind of Man Florence + The Machine How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Gimme All Your Love Alabama Shakes Sound and Colour
I'm Still in Love With You Al Green I'm Still in Love with You
Soul Shake Down Party Bob Marley Gold: Bob Marley 1967-1972
Garcia Brothers The Soul Surfers The Soul Surfers
Time China Global Soul
Since You Been Gone The Heavy Since You Been Gone
Joy Bettye LaVette I've Got My Own Hell to Raise
Could We Cat Power The Greatest
Eden Ben Khan 1992 - EP
London Benjamin Clementine At Least for Now
Tessellate Alt-J An Awesome Wave
Sense of You ('Til I Met Thee) Cody Chesnutt Landing on a Hundred: B-Sides and Remixes
Dust in Gravity Delirium Voice (An Acoustic Collection)
Time to Run Lord Huron Lonesome Dreams

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Playlist for Saturday, January 23, 2016

Jan. 23, 2016 on Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann pays tribute to Glenn Frey

Song Artist Album
Trouble Blues Sam Cooke The Man Who Invented Soul
Such a Lovely Child The Mushrooms N/A
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man Bob Seger System Ramblin' Gamblin' Man
Rock Me On the Water Linda Ronstadt Linda Ronstadt
Heartache Tonight Eagles The Long Run
Cosmic Love Mayer Hawthorne Man About Town
Tennessee Arrested Development 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days In the Life Of...
Hey No Pressure Ray LaMontagne Ouroboros
Shake It Off Daphne Willis Because I Can
Tequila Sunrise Eagles Desperado
Livin' It Mutlu Livin' It
Song Artist Album
Holdin' On to Black Metal My Morning Jacket Circuital
Spectre Radiohead N/A
Already Gone Eagles On the Border
Don't Wanna See Your Face John Butler Trio April Uprising
When I Write the Book Nick Lowe Basher The Best of Nick Lowe
(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understandin Elvis Costello & The Attractions Armed Forces
Confession M. Ward More Rain
Stoned Soul Picnic Laura Nyro Eli and the Thirteenth Confession
Stoney End Laura Nyro The Essential Laura Nyro
I Can't Give Everything Away David Bowie Blackstar
Heaven Help Me El Dee Endearment
Song Artist Album
Lyin' Eyes Eagles One of These Nights
Rosalie Bob Seger Back in '72
You and I The Hounds Below You Light Me Up in the Dark
Call Me St. Paul & The Broken Bones If I Should Go Before You
Northern Blues City & Colour If I Should Go Before You
Hands Macy Gray The Way
I Got a Woman Ray Charles The Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years
Effect & Cause The White Stripes Icky Thump
Sweetest Smile and the Funkiest Style Aretha Franklin Rare & Unreleased Recordings
Smuggler's Blues Glenn Frey The Allnighter
How Long Eagles Long Road Out of Eden
Peaceful Easy Feeling Eagles Eagles

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