Strong Songs

By Kirk Hamilton

Music: it's good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.

  1. 1.
    "Stolen Moments" by Oliver Nelson
    59:45
  2. 2.
    "Cameo Lover" by Kimbra
    55:17
  3. 3.
    The Mysteries of Music, with Carmen Staaf
    1:07:02
  4. 4.
    "Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush
    57:13
  5. 5.
    Cross-Rhythms, Concept Albums & Dream Songs
    58:04
  6. 6.
    "Babylon Sisters" by Steely Dan
    59:32
  7. 7.
    "Hide and Seek" by Imogen Heap
    58:22
  8. 8.
    "Space Oddity" and "Starman" by David Bowie
    53:45
  1. 9.
    One Year, Eighteen Songs
    57:48
  2. 10.
    "A Day in the Life" by The Beatles
    58:10
  3. 11.
    Microtones, Minimalism & the Bebop Scale
    1:02:11
  4. 12.
    Strong TV Songs: HBO Edition
    1:05:50
  5. 13.
    "Hyperballad" by Björk
    48:20
  6. 14.
    Good Synths, Bad Acoustics & Moana
    54:19
  7. 15.
    "The Chain" and "Dreams" by Fleetwood Mac
    58:13
  8. 16.
    "Wedding Song" from Hadestown
    58:54
  9. 17.
    Muppet Whistles, Throat Singing & Steely Dan
    59:30
  10. 18.
    "No One Knows" by Queens of the Stone Age
    55:24
  11. 19.
    "4'33" by John Cage (Twenty Thousand Hertz)
    31:54
  12. 20.
    "World 1-1" from Super Mario Bros.
    59:16
  13. 21.
    "Satisfied" from Hamilton (Updated!)
    49:35
  14. 22.
    "Kiss" by Prince
    56:47
  15. 23.
    Tricky Counting, Straight Saxes & Transposing Horns
    1:00:46
  16. 24.
    "Chicago" by Sufjan Stevens
    57:10
  17. 25.
    The Magic of Sound, with Dallas Taylor
    1:10:01
  18. 26.
    "Walking on Broken Glass" by Annie Lennox
    59:06
  19. 27.
    "Last Goodbye" by Jeff Buckley
    59:02
  20. 28.
    Devo, AC/DC, and a Mystery Solved
    1:04:06
  21. 29.
    "So What" by Miles Davis
    59:37
  22. 30.
    April Makes Fools of Us All
    10:30
  23. 31.
    "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys
    56:11
  24. 32.
    A Playlist For Trying Times
    10:55
  25. 33.
    "Sinnerman" by Nina Simone
    55:15
  26. 34.
    Muse, Mars, and a Mystery
    57:24
  27. 35.
    "Toss a Coin to Your Witcher" from The Witcher
    16:29
  28. 36.
    "Tom Sawyer" by Rush
    1:00:12
  29. 37.
    Rhythm + Harmony = Music
    54:03
  30. 38.
    "Lovefool" by The Cardigans
    49:35
  31. 39.
    "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin
    57:12
  32. 40.
    One Year, Twenty Songs
    50:49
  33. 41.
    "I Will Always Love You" by Dolly Parton
    58:57
  34. 42.
    "Making Christmas" from The Nightmare Before Christmas
    50:47
  35. 43.
    "Kiss From a Rose" by Seal
    52:39
  36. 44.
    Fiddle Battles and Bad Sax
    55:47
  37. 45.
    Secrets of a Great Band Director, with Janis Stockhouse
    55:16
  38. 46.
    "Think" by Aretha Franklin
    50:49
  39. 47.
    "Like a Prayer" by Madonna
    44:50
  40. 48.
    Pyramid Song, Nirvana & Marty McFly
    49:18
  41. 49.
    Strong TV Songs: Animated Edition
    1:10:19
  42. 50.
    "Paranoid Android" by Radiohead
    55:11

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