STARTING POINT PLAYLIST FOR 5/28/12
Inspiring four year old Anthony Smith was on the show today and picked “Boston” by Augustana for our playlist. The 2005 hit peaked at number 34 on the Billboard Hot 100 and cracked the top 10 on the Adult Pop Songs chart. The track has been featured in TV shows ranging from Scrubs to One Tree Hill
“Got” by Mos Def made John Fugelsang’s playlist today. The song is from Mos Def’s debut album Black on Both Sides, which went Gold after its release in 1999.
Wilco’s “Jesus, Etc.” was New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza’s playlist pick today. The track can be heard on the group’s album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, which is one of the newest albums included in Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
Will Cain’s playlist pick this morning was “Brown Sugar” by The Rolling Stones. The classic rock song was a number one hit for the Stones in 1971.
Another number one hit– separated by 37 years– was Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida,” which hit the top of the Billb0ard Hot 100 in 2008.