September 5, 2008

A Day of Firsts

Welcome one and all to the official, shiny and new blog of Alphabet Soup, your favorite show this fall on WTBU Radio, the Beat of Boston University! We're broadcasting to you on Friday afternoons from 2-4pm EST, bringing you music of all genres, with the artists on our playlists beginning with a different letter each week!

On this blog, we'll be posting the playlists from each week, as well as upcoming shows, new albums to check out, etc. Hope you guys enjoy, because we love you!

This week was our first episode. Our letter was J...for Jane, obviously. :) Here's the stuff we played. Make yourself a mix CD.

WEEK 1: SEPTEMBER 5, 2008: J
Canned Heat – Jamiroquai
Crashin’ – Jack’s Mannequin
What Am I Gonna Do? – Johnathan Rice
Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix Experience
Wordplay – Jason Mraz
Your Love Keeps Lifing Me Higher – Jackie Wilson
ABC – The Jackson Five.
Jenny From the Block – J. Lo
The Charging Sky – Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins
P.S. – Jenny Owen Youngs
I’m Leaving You Because I Don’t Love You – Jens Lekman
Leavin’ (Radio Edit) – Jesse McCartney
Bonnie and Clyde – Jay-Z and BeyoncĂ©
Let’s Get Married – Jagged Edge (feat. Run DMC)
Cassiopeia – Joanna Newsom
Why Don’t We Get Drunk – Jimmy Buffett
I Got the Feelin’ – James Brown
My Love – Justin Timberlake
Centerfold – Jay Giles Band
Jack and Diane – John Cougar Mellencamp
Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
Let’s Get Ready to Rumble – Jock Jams
Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash, June Carter
Aqualung – Jethro Tull
Somebody to Love – Jefferson Airplane
The Middle – Jimmy Eat World
Surf City – Jan & Dean
It Looks Like Love – Josh Rouse
Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division
Burnin’ Up – The Jonas Brothers

More to come! Stay tuned! (Add us into your RSS feed. Duh.)
And be sure to catch us next Friday, for the letter D!

devon and jane

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