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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9:01am

Mon October 27, 2014
Arts & Culture

"Revolution" by The Beatles

This song is particularly special to Nick Bilogorskiy. "Revolution" sums up a lot of his thoughts on the current state of the world, but also, it was the first track he ever learned on guitar.

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1:33pm

Mon October 6, 2014
Arts & Culture

"32 Flavors" by Ani DiFranco

Susan Craig's favorite song at the moment is Ani DiFranco's "32 Flavors," because she really enjoys the empowering message at its core.

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1:14pm

Mon September 29, 2014
Arts & Culture

"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach

Author, and West Oakland resident, Novella Carpenter, recalls the song her father used to play for her, when she was a child.

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1:06pm

Mon September 29, 2014
Arts & Culture

"How to Disappear Completely" by Radiohead

Nina Pick was driving home, surrounded by an East Coast winter scene, when this song took on a particular weight and meaning.

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5:19pm

Mon September 15, 2014
Arts & Culture

"Tiempo Pa' Matar" by Willie Colón

San Francisco writer and poet Alejandro Murguía appreciates the way "Tiempo Pa' Matar" captures the beauty that can come when you're just killing time.

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