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The Idle Hour

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Esteemed music historian and author Robert Gordon joins listeners each week for a crash course that spans all generations and genres, with a solid dose of why Memphis is the center of it all.

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  • Pretty to Walk With by Phineas Newborn Jr Plays Harold Arlen's Music from "Jamaica" (with Sahib Shihab, Les Spann, George Duvivier, Osie Johnson & Willie Rodríguez)
    3:58pm
  • Pity De Sunset by Phineas Newborn Jr Plays Harold Arlen's Music from Jamaica
    3:54pm
  • Everybody Knows by Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man
    3:45pm
  • Mystery to Me by One Plus Two The Ivy Room
    3:43pm
  • (Don't Go Back To) Rockville by R.E.M. Reckoning
    3:38pm
  • Other Days by One Plus Two The Ivy Room
    3:37pm
  • The Hardest Time by Los Lobos By the Light of the Moon
    3:34pm
  • Uptight Tonight by Flash & the Casuals It Came From Memphis
    3:30pm
  • Land of Soul by The Rapscallions A History of Garage & Frat Bands in Memphis
    3:28pm
  • Move It, Groove It by The Ponees A History of Garage & Frat Bands in Memphis Vol. 2
    3:28pm
  • can't find a way by Joe Frank and the Knights A History of Garage & Frat Bands in Memphis
    3:27pm
  • Giant Steps / Everything I Have Is Yours / Reprise by Phineas Newborn Jr. Solo Piano
    3:15pm
  • For Every Fish by Phineas Newborn Jr Phineas Newborn Jr. Plays Harold Arlen's Music from Jamaica
    3:05pm
  • She Walks Right In by Professor Longhair New Orleans Piano (Mono)
    3:04pm
  • Fattening Frogs for Snakes by James "Blood" Ulmer Memphis Blood: The Sun Sessions
    3:02pm

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