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SoTW Index

Here’s a complete chronological list of all published SoTWs for your browsing convenience. Please do feel free to sign up for email notifications of new postings.

  1. Mint Juleps, ‘Don’t Let Your Heart‘
  2. Buddy Holly, ‘Learning the Game‘ (undubbed)
  3. Jerry Garcia & Dave Grisman, ‘So What?‘
  4. The Beach Boys, ‘Kiss Me Baby‘
  5. JS Bach, ‘Toccata in Cm‘ (BWV 911) – Glenn Gould
  6. Elvis Costello, ‘Accidents Will Happen‘ (Live)
  7. John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman, ‘My One and Only Love‘
  8. Fairport Convention,  ‘I’ll Keep It With Mine‘ (Dylan)
  9. Barbra Streisand, ‘Lover Come Back To Me‘ (live)
  10. Charles Mingus, ‘Remember Rockefeller at Attica‘
  11. The Idea of North, ‘Fragile‘ (Sting)
  12. Arvo Pärt, ‘Cantate Domino’
  13. Tim Hardin, ‘Black Sheep Boy’
  14. Woodstock, the event (Hebrew); Joni Mitchell, ‘Woodstock’ (in English)
  15. Tracy Nelson (Mother Earth), ‘Down So Long’
  16. Bob Dylan, ‘Percy’s Song’
  17. Chano Dominguez, ‘Tangos del Fuego’ (Red Sea Jazz Festival)
  18. Paul McCartney, ‘Distractions’
  19. Johnny Dyani, ‘Shvarim’
  20. Esperanza Spalding, ‘I Know You Know’
  21. Mal Waldron & Steve Lacy, ‘Snake Out’
  22. Roberta Sa and Chico Buarque, ‘Mambembe’
  23. Tommy Edwards, ‘It’s All in the Game’
  24. Oi Va Voi, ‘Refugee’
  25. The Zombies, ‘Care of Cell 44’
  26. Andy Bey, ‘River Man’
  27. Lennie Tristano, ‘Wow’
  28. Smokey Robinson, ‘The Tracks of My Tears’
  29. Eva Cassidy, ‘Over the Rainbow’
  30. The Bulgarian State Radio and Television Women’s Choir (Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares), ‘Pilentze Pee’
  31. The Beach Boys, ‘Little Saint Nick’
  32. Duke Ellington, “Take the ‘A’ Train” (Billy Strayhorn)
  33. Radka Toneff, ‘The Moon’s a Harsh Mistress’ (Jimmy Webb)
  34. Dionne Warwick, ‘Walk On By’ (Burt Bacharach)
  35. Miles Davis, ‘Boplicity’ (“Birth of the Cool”)
  36.  Nyro, ‘Sweet Blindness’ (ELaurali & the 13th Confession)
  37. Lee Konitz, ‘Alone Together’ (w/ Mehldau & Haden)
  38. Van Morrison, ‘Astral Weeks’
  39. Blind Willie Johnson, ‘Mother’s Children Have a Hard Time’
  40. Lennie Tristano Quintet, ’317 East 32nd’ (Live in Toronto 1952)
  41. Miles Davis, ‘It Never Entered My Mind’
  42. Leiber & Stoller, ‘Yakety Yak’ (The Coasters)
  43. The Left Banke, ‘Pretty Ballerina’
  44. Paul Robeson, ‘Let My People Go’
  45. Julie London, ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’
  46. James Taylor, ‘Never Die Young’
  47. Bobby McFerrin, ‘The Garden’ (“Vocabularies”)
  48. Sam Cooke, ‘Bring It On Home To Me’
  49. Chrysalis, ‘Summer in Your Savage Eyes’
  50. The Rolling Stones, ‘Gimme Shelter’ (Kent State Shootings)
  51. The Ross Sisters, ‘Solid Potato Salad’
  52. The Lovin’ Spoonful, ‘Girl, Beautiful Girl’
  53. The Beatles, ‘In My Life’
  54. Mickey and Sylvia, ‘Love is Strange’
  55. Miles Davis/Gil Evans, ‘Concierto de Aranjuez’
  56. James Taylor, ‘Secret O’ Life’
  57. Anita O’Day, ‘Tea for Two’
  58. Dave Frishberg, ‘Van Lingle Mungo’
  59. The Real Group, ‘Joy Spring’
  60. The Bill Evans Trio, ‘Gloria’s Step’
  61. The Doobie Brothers, ‘What a Fool Believes’
  62. Martha and the Vandellas, ‘Heat Wave’
  63. Pust, ‘En Reell Halling’
  64. Janis Joplin and Tom Jones, ‘Raise Your Hand’
  65. Ella Fitzgerald, ‘Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most’
  66. Rickie Lee Jones, ‘Skeletons’
  67. Musica Nuda, ‘I Will Survive’
  68. Hermeto Pascoal, ‘Santa Catarina’
  69. Catherine Russell, ‘New Speedway Boogie’
  70. Buddy Holly, ‘That’ll Be the Day’
  71. Lyy, ‘Giftavisan’
  72. Stephen Stills, ‘Suite: Judy Blue Eyes’ (“Just Roll Tape” demo)
  73. Erik Satie, ‘Gymnopedie No. 1’
  74. Donovan, ‘House of Jansch’
  75. Joao Gilberto, ‘Chega De Saudade’
  76. Roy Orbison, ‘Oh, Pretty Woman’
  77. JS Bach, ‘Conrapunctus 9’, “Art of the Fugue” (Emerson Quartet)
  78. Paul Simon, ‘The Late, Great Johnny Ace’
  79. Miles Davis, ‘So What’ (“Kind of Blue”)
  80. Norah Jones, ‘Wild Horses’
  81. Maria Schneider, ‘The Pretty Road’
  82. Dion, ‘Sit Down, Old Friend’
  83. Ezio Pinza, ‘Some Enchanted Evening’
  84. Shostakovich, Prelude & Fugue No 16 in B-flat Minor (Tatiana Nikolaeva)
  85. Randy Newman, ‘I Think It’s Going to Rain Today’
  86. Steve Reich, ‘Different Trains’
  87. Bob Dylan, ‘Black Diamond Bay’
  88. Lizz Wright, ‘Old Man’
  89. Jackson Browne/Maurice Williams, ‘The Load-Out/Stay’
  90. The Cyrkle, ‘Red Rubber Ball’
  91. Herbie Nichols, ‘House Party Starting’
  92. Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Zakir Hussain, ‘Babar’ (“The Melody of Rhythm”)
  93. Leon Russell, ‘A Song for You’
  94. Brad Mehldau, ‘Martha My Dear’
  95. Derek & the Dominos, ‘Little Wing’
  96. Bill Evans, ‘Easy to Love’
  97. Mstislav Rostropovich, ‘Cello Concerto Opus 43, Adagio’ (Mieczyslaw Weinberg)
  98. John Sebastian, ‘Younger Generation’
  99. Luciana Souza, ‘Baião à Tempo’
  100. Luciana Souza, ‘Chorinho Pra Ele’ (“Brazilian Duos”)
  101. Kurt Elling, ‘Li’l Darlin’’
  102. Natanela ‘Shir HaYona’ (Matti Caspi)
  103. Little Stevie Wonder, ‘Fingertips’
  104. Charles Mingus, ‘Myself When I am Real’/’Adagio Ma Non Troppo’
  105. Boswell Sisters, ‘Crazy People’
  106. Joni Mitchell, ‘Cactus Tree’
  107. The Association, ‘Everything That Touches You’
  108. Michael McDonald/Luciana Souza ‘I Can Let Go Now’
  109. Daniel Zamir, ‘Shir HaShomer’
  110. Mongolian Throat Singing (The Occidental Tourist)
  111. David Crosby (The Byrds), ‘Everybody’s Been Burned’
  112. James Taylor, ‘Yesterday’
  113. JS Bach, ‘Prelude’ (Suite #2 for Cello) – Pablo Casals
  114. Luciana Souza, ‘Morrer de Amor’
  115. Astor Piazzolla, ‘Tango: Zero Hour’
  116. Van Morrison, ‘Tupelo Honey’
  117. Carole King, ‘It Might as Well Rain Until September’
  118. Brian Wilson, ‘Surf’s Up’
  119. Tom Harrell, ‘Train Shuffle’
  120. Sam Cooke, ‘Shake, Rattle and Roll’
  121. George Harrison, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ (acoustic version)
  122. George Harrison, ‘You Know What to Do’ b/w Buddy Holly, ‘You’re the One’
  123. Ray Stevens, ‘Jeremiah Peabody’s Polyunsaturated Quick-Dissolvin’ Fast-Acting Pleasant-Tasting Green and Purple Pills’
  124. Bill Evans, ‘Nardis’
  125. Bee Gees, ‘Holiday’
  126. Dylan, ‘Tears of Rage’ (Basement Tapes)
  127. The Band, ‘Tears of Rage’ (Music from Big Pink)
  128. The Isley Brothers, ‘Twist and Shout’
  129. Franz Schubert, ‘Death and the Maiden’
  130. Thelonious Monk, ‘Well, You Needn’t’
  131. Nickel Creek, ‘Somebody More Like You’
  132. James Taylor, ‘Enough To Be On Your Way’
  133. Spencer Davis Group, ‘I’m A Man’
  134. Lee Konitz, ‘Duende’
  135. Kaveret, ‘Medina Ktana’
  136. Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel, ‘Wonderful World’
  137. Patience and Prudence, ‘Gonna Get Along Without You Now’
  138. Eliane Elias, ‘Baubles, Bangles and Beads’
  139. Swingle Singers, ‘On the 4th of July’ (James Taylor)
  140. Randy Newman, ‘Sail Away’
  141. Joni Mitchell, ‘I Don’t Know Where I Stand’
  142. Kat Edmonson, ‘Champagne’
  143. Christian McBride, ‘Killer Joe’
  144. Fleet Foxes, ‘Montezuma’
  145. Peter, Paul & Mary, ‘Early Morning Rain’
  146. Hamilton Camp, ‘Pride of Man
  147. Frank Sinatra, ‘It Was a Very Good Year’
  148. Andy Williams, ‘Days of Wine & Roses’
  149. Antony & the Johnsons, ‘Epilepsy is Dancing’
  150. Matti Caspi, ‘Lo Tov Heyot Adam Levado’
  151. Otis Redding, ‘Dock of the Bay’
  152. Sam Cooke, ‘A Change is Gonna Come’
  153. Christlieb & Marsh, ‘Magna-Tism’
  154. Laura Nyro, ‘Save the Country’
  155. Buddy Holly, ‘It Doesn’t Matter Anymore’
  156. Nilsson, ‘Without Her’
  157. Nilsson, ‘One’
  158. Paul Simon, ‘Surfer Girl’
  159. Smokey robinson, ‘Ooh Baby, Baby’
  160. Smokey Robinson & Aretha Franklin, ‘Ooh Baby, Baby’
  161. Swingle Singers, ‘Sinfonia’ (JS Bach)
  162. Everly Brothers, ‘Crying in the Rain’
  163. Joni Mitchell, ‘For Free’
  164. Dylan, ‘Tangled Up in Blue’
  165. Paul Simon, ‘Jonah’
  166. John Martyn, ‘Bless the Weather’
  167. James Blake, ‘Lindisfarne’
  168. Neal Hefti, ‘Girl Talk’
  169. The Mills Brothers, ‘Jungle Fever’
  170. Laura Nyro, ‘Luckie’ (“Eli & the 13th Confession”)
  171. Jackson Browne (with David Crosby), ‘Something Fine’
  172. Anúna, ‘Jerusalem’
  173. The Real Group, ‘Nature Boy’
  174. Vocal Line, ‘Don’t Give Up’
  175. Traffic, ‘John Barleycorn Must Die’
  176. Chuck Berry, Too Much Monkey Business (Dylan, Subterranean)
  177. Joni Mitchell, ‘Woodstock’
  178. Claudia Quintet +1 (with Kurt Elling), ‘Showtime’
  179. Tom Waits, ‘Ruby’s Arms’
  180. Tim Reis, ‘Jumping Jack Flash’
  181. Linda Ronstadt & J.D. Souther, ‘Faithless Love’
  182. The Shirelles, ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow’
  183. Love, ‘Alone Again Or’ (Bryan MacLean)
  184. Arik Einstein, ‘Ruach Stav’
  185. Frank Sinatra, ‘High Hopes’
  186. The Everly Brothers, ‘All I Have to Do Is Dream’
  187. Trombone Shorty, ‘Hurricane Season’
  188. Imogen Heap/Vocal Line, ‘Let Go’
  189. Choir of Young Believers, ‘Hollow Talk’ (Nordic Noir TV)
  190. Bob Dylan, ‘Boots of Spanish Leather’
  191. The Fleetwoods, ‘Mr. Blue’
  192. Les Double Six of Paris, “Moanin'”
  193. The Band, ‘Rockin’ Chair’
  194. The Rolling Stones, ‘Not Fade Away’ (1964)
  195. Hoagy Carmichael, ‘Skylark’
  196. Ray Charles, ‘You Don’t Know Me’
  197. Paul Simon, ‘Hearts and Bones’
  198. Buffalo Springfield, ‘Rock and Roll Woman’
  199. Janis Ian, ‘At Seventeen’
  200. Bert Jansch, “Avocet”
  201. Bob Dylan, ‘All Along the Watchtower’
  202. Laura Nyro, ‘The Confession’
  203. Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles: ‘Spirit in the Dark’
  204. Bob Dylan, ‘Idiot Wind’ (NY Sessions)
  205. James Taylor, ‘Something’s Wrong’
  206. Lake Street Dive (Rachael Price), ‘I Want You Back’
  207. The Beatles, ‘Rocky Raccoon’; and Bob Dylan, ‘Frankie Lee and Judas Priest’/’Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts’
  208.  Vocalocity, ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’
  209.  The Real Group: ‘Monica Vals’ (‘Waltz for Debby’)
  210.  Tigran Hamasyan, ‘Drip’
  211.  Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, ‘Help, I’m a Rock’ (“Freak Out!”)
  212. Bon Iver (Justin Vernon), ‘Towers’
  213.  Tommy Tucker, ‘Hi-Heel Sneakers’
  214. The Beatles, ‘You’re Gonna Lose That Girl’

  215. Joni Mitchell, ‘Blue’
  216. Billie Holiday, ‘God Bless the Child’
  217. Amy Winehouse, ‘Back to Black’
  218. Bo Diddley, ‘Who Do You Love’
  219. Woody Guthrie, ‘Red River Valley’
  220. Cilla Black, ‘Alfie’
  221. The Drifters (Doc Pomus), ‘Save the Last Dance for Me’
  222. Joni Mitchell, ‘River’
  223. Ibrahim Maalouf, ‘Conspiracy Generation’
  224. Bob Dylan, ‘Motorpsycho Nightmare’
  225. Brad Mehldau, ‘The Falcon Will Fly Again’/Luis Bonfa, ‘Manha de Carnaval’
  226. The Byrds, ‘Eight Miles High’ (RCA Version)
  227. Vitamin String Quartet, ‘All Along the Watchtower’
  228. Roger Treece, Achinoam Nini (Noa)/Gil Dor, Vocalocity — ‘Zeh Po, Zeh Mugan’
  229. The Beatles: ‘I’ve Just Seen a Face’ (“Rubber Soul” at 50)
  230. The Beach Boys, ‘Here Today’ (“Pet Sounds” Unsurpassed Masters Vol. 14)
  231. 10cc, ‘I’m Not in Love’
  232. Sufjan Stevens, ‘Romulus’
  233. Laura Nyro, ‘And When I Die’
  234. Carole King, ‘Up On the Roof’ (Live, 1971)
  235. The Singing Nun, ‘Dominque’
  236. Jacob Collier, ‘Hideaway’
  237. Wilbert Harrison, ‘Kansas City’
  238. Marvin Gaye, ‘I Heard It Through the Grapevine’
  239. Ben Howard, ‘Keep Your Head Up’
  240. The Staves, ‘No Me, No You, No More’
  241. John Sebastian, ‘Welcome Back’
  242. Dhafer Youssef, ‘Les Ondes Orientales’ (with Tigran Hamasyan)
  243. Ricky Nelson, “I’m Walkin'”
  244. Bill Evans/Miles Davis, ‘On Green Dolphin Street’
  245. Johnny Mathis, ‘Misty’
  246. Tom Waits, ‘Kentucky Avenue’
  247. Perry Como, ‘Kol Nidre’
  248. Bob Dylan, ‘You Ain’t Going Nowhere’
  249. Bobby Vee, ‘The Night Has a Thousand Eyes’
  250. Mose Allison, ‘Young Man’s Blues’
  251. The Maysles Brothers, “The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit”
  252. The Beatles, ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’
  253. 253: Edgar Winter, ‘Rise to Fall’ (Indefensible Mixes)
  254.  Vince Guaraldi/We Five, ‘Cast Your Fate to the Wind’
  255. Simon & Garfunkel, ‘Mrs Robinson’
  256. The Mamas & The Papas, ‘Once Was a Time I Thought’
  257. Alison Krauss/Brenda Lee: ‘All Alone Am I’
  258.  Stephen Stills, ‘Do For the Others’
  259. Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau: ‘Marcie’ (Joni Mitchell), ‘Don’t Think Twice’ (Dylan)
  260. David Crosby/Joni Mitchell, ‘Yvette in English’
  261. Kurt Elling/Sting, ‘Practical Arrangement’
  262. Bob Dylan, ‘Went to See the Gypsy’ (“Another Self-Portrait”)
  263. Lovin’ Spoonful (John Sebastian), ‘Summer in the City’
  264. Folk’Avant, ‘9th of August’
  265. Dion DiMucci, ‘Abraham, Martin and John’
  266.  Vertical Voices, ‘The Cry and The Smile’
  267.  Boz Scaggs, ‘Lowdown’ (“Fade Into Light”)
  268.  Damien Rice, ‘The Blower’s Daughter’ (Natalie Portman’s Aunt)
  269. Brian Wilson, ‘Sandy’/’Sherri She Needs Me’/’She Says That She Needs Me’
  270. Laura Nyro, ‘Stoney End’ (Seattle Bootleg, 1971)
  271.  Laura Nyro, ‘Walk on By’ (Bootleg Collection)
  272. Vilray, ‘Do Friends Fall in Love?’ (with Rachael Price)
  273. The Necks, ‘Sex’
  274. Tim Hardin, ‘Reason to Believe’
  275. Sandy Bull, ‘Blend’
  276. Leo Kottke, ‘Eggtooth’ (New Acoustic)
  277. Joni Mitchell, ‘Electricity’
  278. The Danish String Quartet, ‘Sønderho Bridal Trilogy – Part II’/Dreamers’ Circus, ‘Kitchen Stories’
  279. Ásgeir, ‘Torrent’
  280. Charles Ives, ‘The Unanswered Question’