Capital Radio Playlist, 12-13-21

Began, of course, with a salute to Michael Nesmith, who died Friday at 78; he brought so much to the Monkees and to music. His song about Saginaw led to another about the same Michigan town from Lefty Frizzell, whose museum I visited while in Texas last week.

That trip also inspired another set of music and a whole vein of Christmas music. The holiday show from the Philly band Marah Saturday inspired another brief set and there was time to salute the less heralded “Let It Be” (the 1984 album from the Replacements). Winter and Christmas music led to a taste of the Kennedy Center Honors, and especially the appearance there by Stevie Wonder. Next week, the entire holiday onslaught. Bring nog. 

Here’s what I played Monday afternoon:

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