My Mix Tape

What's your favorite song? Or a song that holds meaning for you? KALW News has been asking these questions to people all around the Bay Area and here's what they've found.

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5:37pm

Mon December 8, 2014
My Mix Tape

"So In Love" by Curtis Mayfield

Berkeley musician Lyrics Born shares a special moment he experienced on his wedding day, that this Curtis Mayfield track served as the soundtrack for.

12:00am

Mon December 1, 2014
My Mix Tape

"Yesterday" by Big K.R.I.T.

This Big K.R.I.T. song resonates with Oakland's Aundray Rodgers, because it serves as a daily reminder of his inspirational grandmother.

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12:00am

Mon November 24, 2014
My Mix Tape

"How Long" by Charles Bradley

This is one of Sheri Shuster's favorite songs, because "It just stirs something inside of me."

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12:00am

Mon November 17, 2014
Arts & Culture

"You've Really Got a Hold on Me" by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

"It's the first time I fell in love with music," says singer Thao Nguyen of one this Smokey Robinson hit. "It was my first example of the juxtaposition, the really happy upbeat melody, with darker, sad material."  

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12:00am

Mon November 10, 2014
My Mix Tape

"Little Wing" by Jimi Hendrix

For Safiya Martinez, this Jimi Hendrix ballad marked her transition into teenage-hood.

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