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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3:26pm

Mon February 10, 2014
My Mix Tape

"I Have Known Love" by Silver Apples

For Hannah Lew of San Francisco, this song proved the perfect soundtrack to one of her favorite stories by Italo Calvino.  

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3:25pm

Mon February 10, 2014
My Mix Tape

"Embryonic Journey" by Jefferson Airplane

Judith Seeger, from Mountain View, made mix tapes for almost 40 years, starting in the late '60s. She always filled the remaining few seconds of the cassettes with Jefferson Airplane's "Embryonic Journey." 

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12:23pm

Sun December 29, 2013
My Mix Tape

"Holiday Road" by Lindsey Buckingham

Raven Mahon, from the San Francisco band Grass Widow, has a special love for "Holiday Road." Her attachment to the Lindsey Buckingham tune began with a VHS from her childhood.

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12:17pm

Sun December 29, 2013
My Mix Tape

"That's the Way of the World" by Earth Wind and Fire

"That's the Way of the World" is the song that sends listener Mark Decena right back to the night of his first slow dance.

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12:12pm

Sun December 29, 2013
My Mix Tape

"Time" by Pink Floyd

For listener Justin Hill, Pink Floyd's track "Time" holds an emotional and physical weight. Not only are the lyrics impactful, but the guitar solo can make the hairs on the back of his neck stand on end.

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