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Renee Graham On Tribute Albums

Friday, April 11, 2014

The release of “Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne” got Here & Now pop culture critic Renee Graham thinking about tribute albums.

She joins host Jeremy Hobson to talk about “Looking Into You,” as well as a couple of her other recent favorites, including “ReFried Mac,” a tribute by Res to Fleetwood Mac, and “Foreverly,” Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones’ reinterpretation of the Everly Brothers’ “Songs Our Daddy Taught Us.”

Songs Heard In This Segment

  • Jackson Browne, “The Pretender” performed by Lucinda Williams
  • Jackson Browne, “Running on Empty” performed by Bob Schneider
  • Fleetwood Mac, “The Chain” performed by Res
  • Stevie Nicks, “Rhiannon” performed by Res
  • Frankie Bailes, “Oh So Many Years” performed by Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones
  • Radiohead, “Kid A” performed by John Mayer

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