Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Video - Tom Waits covering "Two Sisters"

One of our favorites lately!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009


Some more free mp3s of songs we played last week/this week:

MP3: Dreams (Fleetwood Mac cover) - Robin Pecknold (of Fleet Foxes)

MP3: In the Pines - Lead Belly

MP3: The Ghost - Deer Tick



1. "Pick a Bale of Cotton" - Leadbelly
2. "Midnight Special" - Leadbelly
3. "Do Re Mi" - Woody Guthrie
4. "I Ain't Got No Home" - Woody Guthrie
5. "This Land is Your Land" - Woody Guthrie
6. "John Henry" - Odetta
7. "Freight Train" - Joan Baez
8. "Little Boxes" - Joan Baez
9. "Erie Canal" - The Weavers
10. Will Geer Reading a Quote by Woody Guthrie
11. "Song to Woody" - Bob Dylan
12. "Girl From North Country" - Bob Dylan

[click here to download the entire thing!]

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


This Land is Your Land- Woody Guthrie
For the Sake of the Song- Townes Van Zandt
Hey Mama Wolf- Devendra Banhart
Mr. Tambourine Man- Bob Dylan
Shiola- Murder by Death
Dreams (Fleetwood Mac cover) – Robin Pecknold
Thirteen (Big Star cover) – Mary Lou Lord
Song of Voyage – Spitzer Space Telescope
In the Pines – Lead Belly
Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down – New Lost City Ramblers
Handle With Care- Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins feat. Conor Oberst
O Suzannah/Camptown Races- Pine Hill Haints
Memphis, Tennessee- Mason Jennings
I Don’t Wanna Die (In a Hospital)- Conor Oberst
Return of the Grievous Angel (Graham Parsons cover) – Lucinda Williams & David Crosby
The Ghost – Deer Tick
Dust Can’t Kill Me – Woody Guthrie
Idaho State Fair – Average Girl
If I Had a Hammer (Live) - Pete Seeger
Don’t Forget Me - Neko Case
Jackson (ft. June Carter) - Johnny Cash
Cotton Fields - Lead Belly
Born on the Bayou- Creedance Clearwater Revival
Steady Rollin’- Two Gallants
You Belong With Me- Taylor Swift
Oxford Town- Bob Dylan
Ghosts – Laura Marling
Let Tomorrow Catch Me – Thomas Moran
America - Simon & Garfunkel

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Playlist from 3/5/09

After several weeks of inconveniences causing our show to be canceled, You Are What You Love was finally back in action tonight. Here's what we played:

Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins - "You Are What You Love"
Madeline - "Big Shot"
This Bike is a Pipe Bomb - "Hot Diggety"
Dustin Kensrue - "I Knew You Before"
Murder by Death - "Sometimes the Line Walks You"
Marissa Nadler - "Mary Come Alive"
Billy Bragg & Wilco - "Hoodoo Voodoo"
Bob Dylan - "I Want You"
Bosque Brown - "Whiskey Flats"
Ben Kweller - "Wantin' Her Again"
Spitzer Space Telescope - "Graknils and Gerkins"
Gillian Welch - "Look At Miss Ohio"
Those Darlins - "Wild One"
Beck - "Leopard-Skin Pill-box Hat"
Two Gallants - "Las Cruces Jail"
Johnny Cash - "Jackson"
Tiger Army - "Rose in the Devils Garden"
Andrew Jackson Jihad - "People"
Woody Guthrie - "This Land Is Your Land"
Alela Diane - "White As Diamonds"
Laura Gibson - "Spirited"
The Weavers - "Erie Canal"
Nas f. Olu Dara - "Bridging the Gap"
Bob Dylan - "Mississippi"
Madeline - "The Mighty Mississippi"
Mavis Staples - "Down in Mississippi"
Grand Master Flash and the Furious Five - "The Message"

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Tonight on "You Are What You Love"

BU's resident folkie, Spitzer Space Telescope, will play live tonight around 9pm during "You Are What You Love". Spitzer is joining us to support Monday night's star-studded folk show at TT the Bear's in Cambridge. Monday's line-up also includes Boston folk singers Vikesh Kapoor and Elizabeth Butters, as well as Asheville's Woody Pines.

Today, the Boston Phoenix's website is featuring an article about the show. (Check it out here.) The article includes a link to a track that Vikesh recorded in-studio on "You Are What You Love" last semester. Download the entire in-studio performance, which includes "Down by the River", "Kissin' On", and "Siv Lie", HERE.

Spitzer Space Telescope, Vikesh Kapoor, Elizabeth Butters, and Woody Pines are at TT the Bears on Monday, February 9th, for only $3! 10 Brookline St, Central Square, 8-11 pm.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Vikesh Kapoor Live on WTBU

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Week # 1

Yo what up. Today was our first full 2-hour installment of YOU ARE WHAT YOU LOVE for the Spring 2009 semester. We played a lot of good songs. We also had our friend Nick Lattanzi in studio, who played a bunch of great songs including a couple of Dylan covers and a Beatles cover and even a hip-hop song. We should have recordings of those soon; in the meantime, here is this week's playlist:

You Are What You Love - Jenny Lewis & the Watson Twins
Shiola - Murder By Death
Two-Headed Boy - Neutral Milk Hotel
Your Sisters and Your Sisters Friend - Trainwreck Riders
Goin' Down This Road Feelin' Bad - Shakey Bones
Comes A Time - Neil Young
Workers of the World Unite - The Last Internationale
Hesitating Beauty - Billy Bragg & Wilco
Pretty Peggy-O - Bob Dylan
No Depression - Uncle tupelo
This land is your land - Arlo Guthrie & pete seeger
all i really wanna do - bob dylan
the might mississippi - madeleine
amen - jolie holland
moon sailing over water - mason jennings
wagon wheel - against me!
massapequa - allison francis (ft. felecia)
north by northwest - blue scholars
vibe event - nick lattanzi