As is KRCC’s year-end tradition, we’ve posted the 100 most popular songs played on air (along with links to purchase the songs from iTunes (a portion of which goes to benefit the station). Our DJs have also posted their Top 10 favorite songs of the year . You can see them all HERE. You can see and download The Big Something’s favorite songs from the Free Music Archive below (in no particular order).

Tomorrow: our Top 10 favorite Big Something posts of the year.


 

One Response to KRCC’s Best of 2010: Songs

  1. Marty says:

    It was a better year than I thought, actually left off some pretty good stuff (Sharon Jones, Old 97’s, Spoon) to keep it at 10:

    Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
    Blaze Foley – The Dawg Years
    Carolina Chocolate Drops – Genuine Negro Jig
    Jamey Johnson – Guitar Song
    Laura Veirs – July Flame
    The New Pornographers – Together
    Paul Thorn – Pimps and Preachers
    Roky Erikson – True Love Cast Out All Evil
    Sarah Jaffe – Suburban Nature
    Pernice Bros – Goodbye Killer

News

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NPR
June 28, 2016 | NPR · A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition on the continent.
 

Arts & Life

June 28, 2016 | NPR · It seems everyone has one: the eccentric relative much gossiped about. For Walter Shapiro, it’s his great-uncle, Freeman Bernstein. The vaudeville manager, boxing promoter, card shark and stock swindler managed to scam the Third Reich. Shapiro writes about this in his new book, Hustling Hitler.
 

June 28, 2016 | NPR · NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Stuart Stevens, a former strategist for Mitt Romney, whose new novel, The Innocent Have Nothing to Fear, tells the story of a neck-and-neck Republican primary campaign that ends up at a brokered convention.
 

June 28, 2016 | FA · Herr’s 1977 book, Dispatches, was based on his time covering the Vietnam War. He also contributed to the films Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket. Herr died last week. Originally broadcast in 1990.
 

Music

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June 28, 2016 | NPR · Banning Eyre reviews two albums from artists who are reinventing classic sounds from Puerto Rico: iLe’s iLevitable and Miramar’s Dedication to Sylvia Rexach.
 

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June 28, 2016 | FolkAlley · Hear the rising young Appalachian singer-songwriter perform live from the Adirondack Mountains.
 

NPR
June 28, 2016 | NPR · In performance together, the venerated saxophonist and the ubiquitous pianist perform three tunes that draw from their past while still looking to the future.
 

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