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Les Deuxluxes + George Elliott Clarke

Montreal duo Les Deuxluxes infiltrated the House of Strombo with their bombastic blues stylings, including an exclusive ABBA cover. Canada’s parliamentary poet laureate George Elliott Clarke returned to the program to spin his favourite poetic musicians on wax. Bob Mackowycz Jr. returned for another edition of The Sad Off. George also reveals exclusive song premieres from Only Yours, Pokey LaFarge, She-Devils and The Velveteins.


Magnificent 7

  • 7Jessie Reyez, “Gatekeeper”
  • 6Phew, “New World”
  • 5Peter Kwenders, “Woods of Solitude”
  • 4Melody’s Echo Chamber, “Cross My Heart”
  • 3Kendrick Lamar, “DNA”
  • 2Feist, “Any Party”
  • 1Daniel Romano, “When I Learned Your Name”

Playlist

  • The Specials, “Ghost Town”
  • Bruce Springsteen, “Follow That Dream (Elvis Presley Cover) (Live)”
  • Jessie Reyez, “Gatekeeper”
  • Dorothy Masuka, “Khauleza”
  • Phew, “New World”
  • The Velveteins, “Strange Side Of The Street”
  • Peter Kwenders, “Woods of Solitude”
  • Melody’s Echo Chamber, “Cross My Heart”
  • Les Deuxluxes, “Springtime Devil (Strombo Sessions)”
  • Les Deuxluxes, “My Babe And Me (Strombo Sessions)”
  • Les Deuxluxes, “S.O.S. (ABBA Cover) (Strombo Sessions)”
  • Toots & The Maytals, “So Bad”
  • Neil Young, “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere”
  • Dudu Pukwana, “Flute Music”
  • James Brown, “Lost Someone”
  • Leonard Cohen, “Suzanne”
  • Susan O & George Elliott Clarke, “Kaddish For Leonard Cohen”
  • Public Enemy, “Party For Your Right To Fight”
  • Only Yours, “Waiting”
  • She-Devils, “You Don’t Know”
  • Pokey LaFarge, “Mother Nature”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “BLOOD”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “DNA”
  • BadBadNotGood, “Lavender (Ft. Kaytranada)”
  • Cornelius, “Beep It”
  • Donna Lewis, “I Love You Always Forever”
  • Prince, “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore”
  • Prince, “Starfish & Coffee”
  • Dump, “Raspberry Beret”
  • Feist, “Any Party”
  • Daniel Romano, “When I Learned Your Name”
  • Nirvana, “All Apologies”
  • Sharon Van Etten, “Every Time The Sun Comes Up”
  • George Jones, “He Stopped Loving Her Today”
  • Elmore James, “The Sky Is Crying”
  • Bronski Beat, “Smalltown Boy”
  • Rheostatics, “Queer”
  • Billie Holiday, “Strange Fruit”
  • Fleetwood Mac, “Silver Springs (Early Take)”
  • Wilco, “True Love Will Find You In The End”